Tag: Sabbatical

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Moab, UT

Bryce Canyon Nadya is sick with a head cold. We managed to do the scenic drive and about half the viewpoints before she had to…

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Bryce Canyon, UT

Our posts are getting briefer, but here’s the basics: Flagstaff Lesson learned: never try to make reservations in Las Vegas for a holiday weekend on…

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Death Valley, CA

Day 1  No wind and 80 degrees, 20 below normal. A perfect day in Death Valley We decided to stay on the desert floor and…

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Death Valley, CA

Monday, I think. Who really cares. The weather report for Sunday night in Lee Vining was snow flurries. Nadya and I decided to move up…

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Lee Vining, CA

After a fun day exploring Gold Hill (where N’s great grandmother was born) and Virginia City we headed out this morning with a first stop…

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Carson City, NV

Star Wars Episode 2 opening day We walked up at 5:30 and bought tickets for the 7 o’clock show. “What time will you start seating?”…

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Redding, CA

Yesterday we had a beautiful drive through the redwoods. (Beautiful is probably redundant when discussing redwoods!). On a whim we followed a sign off 101 that said…

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Brookings, Or

Beautiful drive down the coast. Stopped to play in the tide pools near Hecata Head. Jim, trying to get the perfect angle to photograph the…

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Newport, Oregon

Left Portland at 10am. Rusty saw us off. Kato was hiding under the bed. As is the norm in Portland, it was raining. Headed for…