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Vertigo! And other U2 references. Maybe.

Jack: Oh, you see that shot they just did? It’s called a vertigo shot because they zoom out as they move in closer. It makes it look weird. 142 more words

Mark Twain admits to setting a wildland fire at Lake Tahoe

When young Samuel Clemens first came to the Nevada Territory in 1861, he thought he would be given an easy office job assisting his brother, Orion, who had been named by President Lincoln to be the first and only Territorial Secretary for Nevada. 914 more words


Camping Pt.2: Family

Yesterday I wrote about a couple of my previous experiences camping as a young adult. As fun and memorable as those camping trips are, those days needed to remain in my past. 765 more words


Camping Shenanigans

We went camping over the Canada Day long weekend and it was by far the best trip we have ever had. We had a few camping fails but had a blast roughing it !! 186 more words


Roughing It

Rosie is still doing her best to get Jean involved in some fun and relaxing activities. However, Jean is not used to “roughing it”. This one might be too much for her! 11 more words

Pretty Rough Going

Roughing It

by Mark Twain

I’m a big fan of Mark Twain’s writing, and usually of his views and perceptions of the world. But this book, I’ll confess, was not one of my favorites. 440 more words

Book Review

The Four Seasons of Tents

I know, I know, I’m not batting a very good average over the past six weeks.  Actually, this will be the third newsletter in six weeks which would put me at a .500 batting average, which is actually very good, but most of my readers aren’t from the north so you care very little about baseball and would not know that .500 is a good batting average.  956 more words