Archive for the 'Summer' Category

Winter is coming. But first, more summer.
October 29th, 2015 | By:  Lionel Hutz | 5 Comments

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I’m uncomfortable with surprise (among many other things...human contact, nice people, spiders). It is how I’m wired. Being a lawyer certainly reinforces it. I research, analyze, review and plan. I define the options, weigh the contingencies, have alternative strategies, document the known unknowns and unknown unknowns, develop a BATNA and plan for the worst. ... ...Read more

The [Arizona] Strip
September 30th, 2014 | By:  Porter Haney | 1 Comment

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For my money, I'll take the band of desert known as the Arizona Strip.  It's beautiful, raw, really damn hard to get to, and generally unencumbered by tourists gallivanting from one National Park rest stop to the next. It's cleaved off from the rest of Arizona by the Colorado River ... ...Read more

The Pinnacle Butt-Rest
July 23rd, 2014 | By:  Greg | 8 Comments

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On the eastern flank of Mount Washington, NH, not far from where we like to ski, is an exceptionally nice place to rest one's butt; the "Pinnacle butt-rest" one might say. For many years, mountain-folks have widely agreed it's a great place to rest your butt, but in a seeming-contradiction ... ...Read more

No Vermonters in Heaven
July 14th, 2014 | By:  The F.I.S. | 7 Comments

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I dreamed that I went to the city of Gold, To Heaven resplendent and fair. And after I entered that beautiful fold By one in authority there I was told That not a Vermonter was there.       "Impossible, sir, for from my own town Many sought this delectable place, And each must be ... ...Read more

“We’re open, but don’t get out of your car,” NPS
October 6th, 2013 | By:  Porter Haney | 3 Comments

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It's been an interesting week since the National Park Service closed the National Parks due to the U.S. Government being unable to approve a budget for them to operate under. I wrote about this issue earlier this week - highlighting park mismanagement at Death Valley National Park a few weeks ... ...Read more

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