Category Archives: outdoors

Glacier National Park (part 1)

For the first time since our Honeymoon in 2006 Paul and I went on a real overnight vacation. We’ve had lots of stay-cations and day-cations, we’ve road-tripped for work and to see family. But we’ve never had our own trip … Continue reading

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Free Annual National Park passes for AD military

photo credit: Okinawa Navy MWR From : Starting on Armed Forces Day, this Saturday, May 19, we will be offering all active duty military a free annual pass that will grant access to service members and their dependents, to more than 2,000 … Continue reading

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Seasons Changing

I don’t make it much of a secret that I don’t like living in Montana very much.  One thing I have learned while living here is that Summer is my season. Winter is my enemy.  I just can’t handle winter, I … Continue reading

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Mixed Emotions

I sort of lied when I said I don’t have much going on right now. I actually have my mind running like crazy, but I don’t know where to begin. I’ve gone back to brown, I don’t know if I … Continue reading

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Mt Helena Hiking (again)

Thursday I went for a early afternoon hike. I decided to go up Mt Helena again. Helena: Looking into the valley: I really like this one, even though it’s blurry. looking up the limestone cliffs. View from the top. All … Continue reading

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Scratchgravel Hills hike June 5th

Sunday we hiked Scratchgravel Hills, We entered the area from Norris Rd. To get to the parking lot you head North on Montana, until you reach Sierra. Then Left on Sierra to Green Meadow, Right (North) on Green Meadow to … Continue reading

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Typhoon Tuesday

21 days ago we had a weak ass tropical storm roll through. Today we have a typhoon. Typhoon Kompasu is blowing through as I type. Right at the top of hte storm if you look close you can see some … Continue reading

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I’m a quitter.

It hasn’t even been a week and I’m already giving up on the low carb thing. It just isn’t for me. I’ve tried it before and it’s hard for someone who love starchy carbs like I do. I live for … Continue reading

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just a little walk

On top of the rest of the exercise I am trying to get in, I’d like to start walking daily. This evening Paul and I walked down the big huge hill that nearly took my life last week while I … Continue reading

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Sea Glass

I’ve been doing a bit of reading up on sea glass, and apperantly there is quite the market out there for it. Sea glass is bits of glass that have been disgarded in the ocean and have been worn down … Continue reading

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