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On Top of Down Under

The Seven Summits comprise the highest peak on each of the continents—Mount Everest, obviously, Denali in Alaska, Mount Kilimanjaro, and so on. For many, ascending each of these seven mountains is a lifelong dream. 557 more words

The Wanderlust

Elephant Rocks State Park

One thing Gail and I have learned during our travels of the United States is how rich the country is with interesting and unusual places to visit. 353 more words


Successful Broom Pull will be followed by another -- soon

Our most recent work party, the Madera Open Space broom pull, proved a great success despite its timing – just after the fiercest rains we’ve seen in a while, and with downpours and hail forecasted for that day. 372 more words


Hike 9: Lions Lair Trail to Mount Sanitas, Boulder, CO

Date: Sunday, February 17, 2019

Miles: 4.5 miles

Elevation Gain: 853 feet

Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

Time: 1hr 35min total

Type: Day hike from Denver… 108 more words


I’ve been singing that song in my head all day today, ever since Mr. C and I drove by a brand new FOR SALE sign in the neighborhood! 159 more words

Around The House

The Most Celebrated Hole on Earth

The Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon has long been recognized as one of America’s most magical places. Even the name affirms its grandeur…there is no need to explain WHAT canyon you are talking about (it’s the canyon of the Colorado River, technically speaking.) All you need to do is say that it’s the Grand one. 273 more words