Category Archives: Nature Notes

Sauk Mountain

July 23, 2020 Sauk Mountain is in the Mount Baker/Snoqualmie National Forest which is on the western flank of North Cascades National Park. We heard this was an awesome trail and added it to our hike list. This trail is … Continue reading

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Sea Turtle Inc.

January 28, 2020 What an awesome place! John and I spent the whole day there learning, exploring and just watching these beautiful creatures. What started out as one woman trying to help a species has turned into a major force … Continue reading

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Deep South Texas

November 26, 2019-April 13, 2020 We were WARM for winter! Volunteering, exploring and generally chilling. Here’s a bit of what we did.

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Cape Henlopen State Park, DE

November 7-9, 2019 Holly was slowly healing from her elbow surgery but was feeling much better. So we decided to escape for the weekend with our granddaughter Chloe. We aimed for Cape Henlopen, DE. The state park is well known … Continue reading

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Shenandoah National Park – Skyline Drive

September 20-25, 2019 We FINALLY got to do our slow(ish) wander down Skyline Drive. We had attempted this when we first rolled out in the fall of 2013. We had long played with the idea of starting our journey at … Continue reading

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Spearfish South Dakota

July 21-28 2019 We had several reasons for spending time here. First, we have relatives that live a few minutes away from the Spearfish City Campground, where we stayed. Second, we wanted to scope out the area as a possible … Continue reading

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Zion National Park

May 5-9, 2019 We visited Zion about 5 years ago but were cycling back to check out a possible site for our travel club’s 2020 reunion. John first asked why I booked four nights because we’ve been there – “What … Continue reading

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Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, Kanab, UT

April 30-May 4, & May 9-13 2019 While camped at Lee’s Ferry Campground we chatted with our neighbor and he told us we HAD to go to the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah. We kinda’, maybe, sorta’ heard … Continue reading

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Lee’s Ferry & Marble Canyon

April 17-21, 2019 We headed east out of Grand Canyon National Park, skirted the beautiful canyons on the Little Colorado River and swung north and up toward Page. Before the climb up to that plateau we angled west on 89A … Continue reading

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Ajo and the Desert Rain Cafe

March 9 – 17, 2019 We spent a week dry camping at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Don’t worry if you haven’t heard of it. We hadn’t either until we pulled up the National Park properties in Arizona and there … Continue reading

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