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Alpine: Markleeville & Woodfords

Friday, June 27, 2014

The following excerpts are taken from The Alpine County Visitors Guide:

On the eastern slope of the Sierra the neighboring communities of Markleeville and Woodfords offer a lifestyle of outdoor recreation.

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That Murphy and His/Her Legal Dept.

A shoot scheduled with a young boxer left me with my teeth intact but my schedule blown. Arriving at the location, I see traffic cops getting out of their cars. 384 more words

Photo Yelling

Sam Hamilton, 154 Years Later

It was 103-degrees yesterday in downtown Sacramento where I visited Sam Hamilton, the first Pony Express rider. He started his gallop in a rainstorm at 2:45 a.m. 11 more words


Living in the Moment

It’s been over a week since I posted anything and that’s way too long without an entry. As I stated earlier, the principle reason for this blog is to record and reflect upon my abstinence from alcohol and build a creative outlet to help me stay off the booze. 709 more words

Pony Express: Newspaper

I can’t tell you exactly when I became a fan of Zane Grey. It might have been the television show that starred Ed Harris, “Riders of the Purple Sage;” it might have been a mention by someone who saw that I liked reading Louis L’amour. 274 more words

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Pony Express: Telegraph

Not much going on lately, as you can see. Summer is in full swing and life has ramped up in ways that I didn’t even think possible a year ago. 190 more words

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