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She Said; She Said… When Bloggers Meet and Hang Out

It wasn’t a total shot in the dark. Meagan at Hot Pink Underwear and I actually met at a writing course nearly two years ago. It was very brief, but we got along in the short time we met. We … Continue reading

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Splat!

Today, I arrived home after 3 full weeks away, two of them spent soloing or free falling.  I can’t say that re-entry hasbeen smooth… actually there’s not much I can say about re-entry just yet, as I’m still trying to … Continue reading

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Ode in photos to lots of dead animals and tourism: cowboy style

Oh Jackson Hole, how we’ve enjoyed your unique style and offerings. Today, it was Little Man’s day to choose, so we let him lead the way. This meant we road the alpine slide (and mom, kicked ass; beat the boys … Continue reading

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This tale ends with a stinky boy

WARNING: not suitable for spouses or offspring.  You have been warned. It’s hard to really express what the past couple of days has been like without potentially hurting feelings. However, as I’ve said: it’s my blog. It’s not that I … Continue reading

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I ate his balls for dinner… and other thoughts from a single table.

I have never minded dining alone. Strangely it is one of the things that most people ask about this trip, wondering how it is to eat alone each meal or how I manage it.  At home, I eat lunch out … Continue reading

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Searching for the groove.

This past two weeks has really been an adventure… and a whole bunch of challenges. I took off to get some space from situations that were making me crazy, but you can’t really just walk away from anything. I’m sure … Continue reading

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Pathos, yearning and joy… in The Zone.

Calling this trip a mid-life crisis seems very optimistic to me. A friend asked if that’s what this was, and I didn’t really know how to answer. At 48, that would mean that I’m guaranteed 96 years, and I’m not … Continue reading

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When I’m wrong… it’s rare.

Ok, when I’m wrong, I’ll post a retraction. It’s rare, but here goes… the biker dudes I met at Alpine Motel, are nice guys from NY.  Upstate NY.  Don’t like the Red Sox, but I can forgive that… if you’re … Continue reading

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Sex and flyfishing, bad parents and bikers. Not that they’re connected…

Warning:   May not be appropriate for the sexually squeamish, my children, spouse, or those who like to gossip. Ok, I’ll say it: I’m seeing a lot of very sexy fly fishermen. Yea, Brad Pitt made it look good in … Continue reading

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Spontaneous combustion

I arrived tonight in West Yellowstone, at the far west side of the park. It was another glorious day of rambling, exploring the world around me and my thoughts. The endless beauty of this place blows my mind. Today, as … Continue reading

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