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Headed South

Headed South

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The gorgeous storm had brought with it an almighty gale and the yurt, parked right on the ledge of the mesa was wrapped in the sounds of a heavy storm. All night I dreamed that there was a yurt next door that lost its roof to the storm and I slept in fits, wondering if […]

Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

Though the label “spontaneous” is starting to be an umbrella term for just being terrible at planning, we randomly decided to head south last weekend, hoping to commune with the dirt and the sky before I headed in for a minor surgery later this week. We had high hopes that we might obtain a coveted […]

Desert

Desert

Ben: With each balmy day that passed in the canyon the skiing became progressively worse.  Lucky for us all national parks were free over the weekend so we had easy access to Bryce Canyon.   The canyon was a total muddy mess, with the last of the snow desperately hanging on only to have swarms […]

Not-So-Winter Festival

Not-So-Winter Festival

The winter festival at Bryce Canyon has become something of a tradition for us, and every year holds something new. We’ve seen both sunshine and a blizzard, gorgeous skiing and dry enough to hike. This year the weather forecast looked pretty bleak for a team of people hoping to got out on nordic skis.  As […]

A Winter Walk

A Winter Walk

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  Winter sits heavy at our house. We frequently rise, exercise, leave the house and eventually return to it in darkness, the hazy daylight hours spent behind the artificial glow of a pair of monitors that obscures our vision from almost anything else. All week I imagine the adventures that Saturday might hold, but by the time the […]