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Book Review: Lois on the Loose

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Lois on the Loose 294 pages, St. Martin’s Press When not satisfying my own wanderlust and desire to explore, I enjoy reading about other people’s travels and adventures. It started with classics like On the Road, Travels with Charley, and Blue Highways but since then has included wonderful books like In Search of Will Carling, […]

Lost climbers found thanks to geocache

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Here’s the story as reported by one of many news outlets. Excerpt: “After the cell phone call, the pair began heading down the mountain, but they couldn’t give rescuers an exact location since they did not have a mountain locator device. However, the pair found a Geocache, which helped searchers zero in on them. A […]

N36° 44.670′ W121° 25.146′

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After a six hour delay while my power was out during the big storm, I was able to complete and upload the gallery for my visit to Hollister Hills SVRA on January 1st. Much, much fun was had, even if it was only a half-day outing, and it was a fine way start to 2008.

So trendy…

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I’m writing this blog post from my favorite local coffee shop, since the power has been out at out house for the last five hours thanks to the big storm. Hopefully it will be restored before dinner, or I’ll be warming up the leftover Egyptian red lentil soup I made last night on my Coleman […]