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Inspiration for the Day 4-15-2015

“Not the sun or summer alone, but every hour and season yields its tribute of delight; for every hour and change corresponds to and authorizes a different state of mind, from breathless noon to grimmest midnight.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Wildflowers with a Side of Drought

I hiked up Deadman’s Creek in Washoe Lake State Park last week and although I know there’s a drought and Washoe Lake is really feeling the effects of it, it was quite a shock to see the reality of the drought from an aerial view and see just how dry the lake really is. Overall…

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May Your Trails be…

“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” ~Edward Abbey I couldn’t stop thinking of this quote as we were hiking up Bartlett Peak last week. I thought this would be a fun way to share what was in my…

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Hikes and Arborglyphs

It’ been  a little while since I last posted, but I have a good excuse, I’ve been playing in the Pine Forest Range of Nevada. We were there to spend Easter with family, but we were able to get a lot of good adventures in too! On Thursday we hiked up Bartlett Peak in the…

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Slow Cooker Chicken Curry

I did a bit of research on slow cooker chicken curry recipes and they all had a bunch of cooking steps to complete before putting the ingredients into the slow cooker. For me, the reason I love to slow cook is because I can just throw all the ingredients in the pot, turn it on…

Red and grey formations in the Canyon

Fly Canyon Play Day!

I’m going to let the pictures do the talking for this one! Fly Canyon is amazing and I highly recommend checking it out. And just a note on the potholes, potholes are erosional features that have formed in the bedrock of the canyon by the swirling and whirl pool action of the stream. I found…