A Photo Expedition

IMG_0144This weekend we made sure to charge all the cameras, and empty their storage, as we ventured out for some winter photography…

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ECX Sled Dog Race–Part 2

IMG_0015With such a late night, I emailed to warn work I wasn’t coming in Friday. I turned off my alarm(s)  and slept in. I treated myself to a good breakfast and hot shower. Feeling a little sore, I was still jazzed to start my final shift, as I would get to see teams on their way to the finish!

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ECX Sled Dog Race–Part 1

IMG_1605Why volunteer at a sled dog race? Find out, as I tell you about this year’s experience at the EagleCap Extreme (ECX) Sled Dog Race!

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Farewell 2015!

IMG_1165The last month has been such a blur, I forgot to blog about it! To finish off the year, what follows is the remainder of our Christmas season.

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Christmas Time is Here!

IMG_2364As a divorced parent, I only get every OTHER year to spend each holiday with the kids. As such, I try twice as hard to make them special.

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My Quest for Ham… Part 2

IMG_2197It’s the “big one,” the Cascadia Subduction Zone has finally unleashed its fury with a 9.0 quake! Not really, but I got to see what it might be like if it had…

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My Quest for Ham… Part 1

IMG_4114In today’s post I’m not talking about recipes or pork, but Amateur Radio. Many refer to anyone operating these radios as “Hams.” My story starts with a tree that knocks some sense into me…

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Winter is Coming…

IMG_2171In my neck of the woods, spring and fall feel very brief, summer is so busy it flies by, and then there’s winter. While I enjoy the  snow-capped mountains, I fear the impending halt to all my home improvement efforts. Today’s post relays my more recent attempts to get things done, before it’s too late…

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Crafts ‘n’ Crystals

IMG_2127Tune in, as the kids and I try our hand at alcohol stoves and growing crystals!

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Surprise Mini ReModel

IMG_2034I was stalled on the electrical project and without kids again, so was going to knock some other little things off my list. However, I ended up tackling a bigger task than I bargained for…

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