Tag Archives: Streams

Tweaking Tuesday: A Waitak wander (Part 1)

I’ve been back at home again for almost a full day, thanks to a journey from New Zealand that took nearly 28 hours.  I was finally able to get out into the real bush the day before my departure.  We … Continue reading

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Eskdale excursion

I am happy to report that the cold spell has passed and more typical winter Auckland weather is back–which means dark skies and chilly rain with blustery winds.  But there have been a couple of (at least) partial days of … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: A Guinness, a glen, and gorse

On this first of May, I’ve been looking through my archives for memories I’ve made on this date in bygone times. Fifteen years ago I found myself in Ireland with a colleague. Work was finished for the day and we … Continue reading

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Great Basin

Continuing our westward journey last month, as we entered Nevada we made an eagerly-anticipated stop at Great Basin National Park. The basin stretches from California’s Sierra Nevada to Utah’s Wasatch Mountains. Very few of its streams and rivers find any … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Mickeys Creek

The linguistic pedants among you will wonder about the lack of an apostrophe, and so do I. Be that as it may, I don’t know if there were two or more Mickeys who lived in the area (in which case … Continue reading

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Nebulous Noteables: Ominous overcast

I’ve been having a great deal of fun sorting through some of my film work, and I ran across this one recently. I remember it as if it were yesterday, in large part because I took the time to make … Continue reading

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Refreshing refractions

When we visited the Judge C. R. Magney State Park last month, we hiked a trail that, we thought, led to the Devil’s Kettle Waterfall on the Brule River.  As it turned out, the trail we chose was on the … Continue reading

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