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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 6 – Bad Duerkheim and the Pfaelzer Wald

Since we had gone further afield the day before, our last full day in the Pfalz was focused more on relatively local activities where a bit of rain would be more easily managed.  We started off with another excellent breakfast, … Continue reading

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Real Life Review: The Turbine Sports Breathing Technology

Over the past couple of years I’ve noticed that my aerobic endurance (e.g. how long I can do something which requires lots of oxygen) has decreased well beyond what it used to be, and no matter how hard I tried … Continue reading

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Wandering the West – Part 7: The Northern California Coast

It was well into the afternoon by the time I was waved through the shack of an agricultural entry station as my “welcome to California experience.” In today’s world, I rank it up there with Oregon’s professional gas pumpers as … Continue reading

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Tucson Travel – Ramsey Canyon

Not being a birder, I was unaware of the Nature Conservancy’s Ramsey Canyon Preserve until I was talking to someone about places to go take the camera on a walk and they recommended it. It was a good recommendation. The … Continue reading

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Through the camera

Signs of passage along the Grand Canyon’s Bright Angel Trail

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Seattle Soundings – Hoh Rainforest

Located in Olympic National Park on the opposite side of the Olympics from Seattle, the Hoh Rainforest is one of the wettest places in the United States. Just my luck to show up on a bright and sunny day…. Getting … Continue reading

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Tucson Travel – Chiricahua National Monument

Every once in a while you you see a roadsign that attracts your interest and decide to make a detour to see it. I had never heard of Chiricahua National Monument until I saw the brown sign on the side … Continue reading

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