A Photo a Week Challenge: Opening

Some openings are inviting.  Who can resist? Some openings signify emergence: light after dark. Some openings reveal the unexpected:  this case it was what wouldn’t open that brought about this adventure: (A Photo a Week Challenge is hosted by Nancy Merrill Photography.  Thanks Nancy!) Advertisements

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M.E. Awareness Day

May 12th is Myalgic Encephalomyelitis awareness day.  M.E. is a debilitating disease for which there is currently no treatment.  25% of patients are so severely ill that they are bed bound and in need of constant care. Awareness is needed to promote research into this little known disease that affects millions worldwide.  M.E. does not […]

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Home Is How Far?

“How would you sum up Nebraska?” Ric asks me as we’re pulling out of the West Omaha KOA site. “Windy!” “Exhaustion,” is his response. We had committed to staying an extra night because of the winds.  Yesterday an alert went out to advise drivers to stay off the roads.  A multi-vehicle crash on I-80 was […]

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Time to Head Home

After a month of mostly grey and rain, the sun has decided to show itself today, turning up the thermostat and promising record-breaking temperatures.  Of course it has:  it’s time to leave. We are packed up and ready to go too early, so I grab a quick nap, anticipating a long day ahead.  The ferry […]

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Whiskeytown Lake

“What kind of vehicle are you driving?” “That four-wheel drive pick-up,”  Ric says pointing out our truck. “Then I recommend you follow this trail, here,” the attendant at the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area’s Visitor centre suggests.  “It’s a gravel road and can be narrow at times, but if you take it slow and easy, there […]

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RV-Able: Taste of Water Ranch

The Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch is located in the city of Gilbert, Arizona and listed as one of the top ten birding sites in the area.  We visited on a weekend, not quite recovered from our excursion to the RV show in Phoenix.  There is limited parking and the place was buzzing with families, […]

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