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Prologue with a Sobering Realism : The popularity of Glen Canyon with its new emblem, National Recreation Area (established October, 1972) promotes an image of a multi-use facility that opened its ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 137 comments on Sat Dec 08, 2012 at 06:37 AM PST with 112 Recommends
I like to hike. Now thanks to "Austerity," I may not be hiking as much (or as easily) as I'd like. Since someone just sequestered the heck out of the trail maintenance budget ... larger -- View of ...
by jamess
Comment Count 56 comments on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 09:03 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
We live in the San Juans and love spending time on the water. Our first boat was a sailboat, but we've become too old and rickety to manage the rigging, so we are making the switch to power boat. A ...
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 45 comments on Fri Sep 12, 2014 at 02:00 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
Last week I diaried my first attempt to kayak with my German Shepherd, Sasha. I'd (fortunately) left my camera at home. I tried again, yesterday. This time, I'd arranged for my dad and his wife ...
by sheddhead
Comment Count 54 comments on Tue Jun 16, 2009 at 07:39 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
" ...in my beautiful, my beautiful, balloon... " One might think I was an actor, given all the offbeat jobs I held in the years before I dragged myself through nursing school in my late 20's.
by FarWestGirl
Comment Count 89 comments on Tue Jul 07, 2009 at 03:54 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
FlowRider is a kind of wave machine created by Wave Loch in the early 1990's. A fast-moving sheet of water, about 3 inches deep, gives you the opportunity to surf or boogie-board surrounded by dry ...
by lotac
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Oct 21, 2014 at 07:00 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
I'm sure you're all aware of Sally Jewell's nomination for Secretary of the Interior. Did you all read this from The New York Times blog by Timothy Egan? It got me feeling a little territorial: For ...
by Elizaveta
Comment Count 103 comments on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 02:17 PM PST with 38 Recommends
sigh. Okay, I'll try to help. Okay, first...the VERY first thing you do, is come in, in a way, that will catch people off guard. It helps to be confusing with a touch of humor. Get all that in the ...
by mieprowan
Comment Count 207 comments on Sun Jan 17, 2010 at 10:52 PM PST with 30 Recommends
I took a relaxation-day-off yesterday, and spent most of it with Sasha, a German Shepherd owned by my boyfriend (called 'Garrick' around DKos parts) and me. I recently received Sasha's Pedigree ...
by sheddhead
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Jun 13, 2009 at 12:48 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
In the western U.S. people are wondering: "Where's the Snow Pack?" Good question. Aspen Ski Area hosted no-snow ski race to illustrate climate change denverpost.com -- 05/06/2012 ASPEN — ...
by jamess
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun May 06, 2012 at 08:56 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Hood River, Oregon is located on the Columbia River and is today a recreational destination for many people. In 1978, The History Museum was opened to tell the unique story of Hood River ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Aug 27, 2014 at 08:00 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
I like scenery, and hiking, and wilderness, and epic landscapes. I like aerial photography too, and have taken up videography {ground-based} the last few years. One lazy Sunday a few weeks ago I ...
by jamess
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 09:29 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Ok, this is not a McDonalds commercial but it is a reminder of what I hope those of you who will be joining us will experience in our meetup. I stopped by Ft. Cooper Wednesday. Just Vet and me.
by Vetwife
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 11:19 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Coffee Hour at Street Prophets. This is an open thread where we can discuss what’s happening in our lives, what we’ve been working on, and our opinions on ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Sep 30, 2014 at 01:06 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Live coverage of 134 hour journey from Bergen to Kirkenes, as a Norwegian coastal steamer makes the journey, in celebration of how they have helped tie the nation together. The ship Nord ...
by SteinL
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 09:04 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I am a photographer, and as such, I like to take my time when setting up photos and making sure that I have just the right shot. Last week I went to visit Lake Harriet, and joined a community of ...
by louisev
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Sep 13, 2009 at 08:20 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Held annually, the McCall, Idaho, winter carnival has become a modern tradition. A festival and celebration, it is also a source of community income and opportunity for shared community effort; a ...
by The Book Bear
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 11:12 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Good Morning Kossacks and Welcome to Morning Open Thread We're here every morning between 6:30 and 7:00. Feel free to volunteer to take a ...
by gulfgal98
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Sep 14, 2011 at 03:30 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
If you live in town as I do, Sundays are generally quiet: anyone with a camper, boat, or motorhome has left town for the cool mountains, lakes, or reservoirs, with ATVs, dirt bikes, or kayaks ...
by dexadog
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Aug 28, 2011 at 07:32 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Brunswick, Ga -- Yesterday's meeting of the Coastal Marshland Protection Committee was held in the Susan Shipman Learning Center, an adjunct of the Department of Natural Resources District ...
by hannah
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 05:44 AM PST with 1 Recommend