Category Archives: Vacation

our island, at last

Summer’s final act has brought unexpected joy, and a chance to reflect. One day last week, it dawned on me: summer is ending, and Earl hasn’t seen the ocean.  I realized further: we hadn’t visited Long Beach Island since before … Continue reading

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First Descents took me well outside of my comfort zone – as advertised – in ways that I expected (physically, socially), but this feeling that I have been left at a loss for words is definitely not something I anticipated. … Continue reading

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First Descents: Stills

Still shots from First Descents, Jackson, WY.

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first descents, jackson, WY: Aug 30 – Sept 4, 2009

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.  By that measure, it would take me several volumes and likely many years to capture in writing what happened in Jackson this past week.  So I am starting with this video. … Continue reading

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Bay Head Pics

In spite of all my griping and illin’ on Day One (see last post), it ended up being a lovely time in Bay Head with the family.  And of course it was an extra-special treat to get to share an … Continue reading

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