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Hiking Report – Battle Ax Mountain

After scaling South Sister at the end of August, I noted that I wasn’t sure I would be able to do another higher-altitude hike before the weather turned cold. Well, I still felt like I had another hike in me. … Continue reading

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Hiking Report – South Sister

I used to write about politics. In fact, it wasn’t that long ago that politics were almost the only thing I would write about. And when I say not that long ago, I mean, just a month ago. Then I … Continue reading

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Hiking Report – Silver Star Mountain

Well, I’ve done it again. I spent a perfectly good Sunday hiking around mountains in the Pacific Northwest. This time, I was last week in Washington, hiking the Bluff Mountain Trail. When researching hikes around the area, I specifically looked … Continue reading

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Hiking Report – Saddle Mountain

I’m really loving summer in the Pacific Northwest. Still in my first summer here, this past weekend (July 29th to be precise) I just went on my third hike. This time, I brought my friend (and coworker), JB. I had … Continue reading

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Hiking Report – Mount Defiance

This is my account of my hike up the Mount Defiance-Starvation Ridge Loop – or, how I learned to stop worrying and drag myself up and down a really big hill. So, I promised to do this one again. Well, … Continue reading

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Hiking Report – Dog Mountain

And now for something completely different… The world of politics, diplomacy, refugees, and climate change isn’t going away. But, once in a while, a vacation is helpful. This is going to be the start of what I hope to become … Continue reading

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Space Days!

Time to shift gears a bit… The primary focus of this blog has been politics and current events. Occasionally I muse about other topics, but I definitely have skewed my writing toward the political world. I’m not going to stop … Continue reading

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