Tag Archives: Streams

Serenity Sunday: Another Autumn

The first of March is the official first day of autumn here in the southern hemisphere. In the northern hemisphere, the seasonal change falls on the equinox. Be that as it may, I have always had fond feelings for autumn … Continue reading

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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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Modest might

Not far from our cabin in northern Minnesota lies lovely Itasca State Park.  It was established in 1891 and is Minnesota’s oldest state park.  That is one of the two reasons for its claim to fame; the other is that … Continue reading

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Spring back (10)

Here we go again.  See-saw spring.  It snowed again today.  So here’s another flashback to springs past.  I was hoping I wouldn’t have to post another one, but there it is, and I must, after all.  This one takes us … Continue reading

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