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Robert Ridge

Robert Ridge is a peerless ridge walk/ tramp from near St Arnaud near the top of South Island, New Zealand. Judging that daylight hours were short I got a move-on from this point, with the destination of Angelus Hut post-twilight hours away. 114 more words


Old words with Beckham

January, 2008:

Walking next to him amongst the trees, I feel as if I am walking beside a god. His red body vibrant against the grays of the winter landscape, he is bigger, grander than his baby form could be. 352 more words


Crested Butte Summer Fun

My dad’s family is from Crested Butte. Yes, I said FROM Crested Butte. I know it is always a bit of a novelty when I tell people that I’m a 5th Generation Colorado native. 841 more words

Lakeside Yoga

Waterside yoga practice on the shores of Cheakamus Lake at Singing Creek near Whistler, BC, 2014.


Newbery Review: Julie of the Wolves

This is the winner of the 1973 Newbery Medal, and I’m very torn about it.  Julie of the Wolves, written by Jean Craighead George (winner of multiple Newbery awards), is the story of Julie, or Miyax, a young Eskimo girl who is making her way, alone, across the Alaskan tundra.   318 more words

Childrens Fiction