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Social Distancing: Hoodoo You Love–Part 2

May 31, 2020 Today’s journey will take Carolyn and I to Kodachrome Basin State Park a drive of close to 100 miles up Route 89 and across Scenic Route 12 to Cannonville. Our first stop is in Hatch for some … Continue reading

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Social Distancing: Hoodoo You Love–Part 1

A loop hike into the depths of Bryce Canyon. Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: Into The Great Wide Open Part–2

Friday, May 29, 2020 Coffee is essential for another long day of traveling and hiking. Once again we trust our front desk agent, who probably has never drank a cup of coffee, to give us a recommendation. She sends us … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: Into The Great Wide Open Part–1

Into the great wide open Under them skies of blue Out in the great wide open A rebel without a clue (Tom Petty) Carolyn had decided to take June off of work from Southwest Airlines on what they call Emergency Time … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: The Trials and Trails Of Social Distancing–Part 6

“Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly, “one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” Hans Christian Anderson Cooped up and getting hot, Carolyn and I head to the Payson area to start off the month of May. … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: The Trials and Trails of Social Distancing–Chapter 5

Still furloughed but not locked down, I look for multiple ways to keep active during the crisis. Of course I watch some Netflix but in reality I am keeping busy without TV. My book reading has increased as I continue … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: The Trials and Trails of Social Distancing–Chapter 4

This isolation thing is in full swing as we approach the second Thursday in April. Carolyn  has made it through another essential work week and we are looking forward to some new adventures. To get our weekend going, Carolyn borrows … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: The Trials and Trails of Social Distancing Chapter 3

Life on furlough with local hiking and biking adventures. Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: The Trials and Trails of Social Distancing–Part Two

Onto another week of being furloughed and figuring out how I am going to spend my time without spending my money. After a disappointing week of weather, picking up littered aluminum cans, shredding documents no longer needed, and social distancing … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: The Trials and Trails of Social Distancing–Part One

As I sit in isolation with my dog, I thought why not catch up on some of my own trials and some trails that I have blazed during these quarantined times. On the first Friday of March COVID-19 was becoming … Continue reading

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