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Photo and Video Cleanup – Apr 2019

Unfortunately, Google has discontinued support for Google+, which is where I hosted many of the photos used in my blog.  Thus, many of those photos are now gone. I also decided to terminate my Vimeo subscription and stick with YouTube … Continue reading

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Havasupai – April 2019

This year I (Jamie) was lucky enough to snag 2 reservations to the Havasupai Indian Reservation. Hannah had spring break the first week of April, so that is when we made the reservation. There was a new reservation policy this … Continue reading

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Maui – Dec 2018

Dec. 3-7, 2018 Jamie wanted to celebrate completion of her PhD.  What better way than a trip to Hawaii!  Kim and I were happy to tag along with her. First off, here are few pointers if you are planning a … Continue reading

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Yellowstone – Grand Teton – Aug 2018

Aug. 23-25, 2108 The drive to West Yellowstone took us about 5 hours.  Our first stop was the Wolf and Grizzly Discovery Center.  The price of admission seemed pretty high to me, and I was disappointed that most of the … Continue reading

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Middle Fork of the Salmon River – June 2018

13-16 June 2018 Hannah managed to pick up a canceled Middle Fork of the Salmon permit – just a few days after our San Juan trip.  We had just enough time between trips to clean and dry the boats to … Continue reading

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San Juan River Trip – June 2018

June 4-8, 2018 This year, none of our usual group of “river rats” obtained any river permits, but somehow Hannah managed to pick up a canceled San Juan permit and a canceled Middle Fork of the Salmon permit.  And they … Continue reading

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White Rim Trail – May 2018

18 May 2018 Jamie and I rode the White Rim Trail back in 2014.  Last time we rode in a clockwise direction and it took us 10 hours to complete the loop.  This included two of the three side spurs; … Continue reading

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