Tag Archives: Sobriety

Ah! The Joyous Sound of February Rain

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February 6, 2015 (scroll down to bottom for photo gallery!) As with my inconsistent journaling, when there are large gaps in my entries, I feel the need to apologize and explain. It’s as if I’m going to confession and telling … Continue reading

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The Coffee Manifesto – or what the hell does ‘venti’ mean?

April 24, 2013  Those who know me, know that I am a coffee snob. I’ll date someone who voted for Romney or one of the Bushes before I date someone who drinks Yuban, Sanka or, God forbid, gas station coffee. … Continue reading

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Mt. Whitney – 2012 (part 2): The Adventure continues

As promised, I continue the narrative of this year’s trip to the Sierras and Mt. Whitney with my stay at the Whitney Portal Campground. As in past years, I camp for two nights to acclimate to the altitude and generally … Continue reading

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The Healing Power of Red Meat

May 14, 2011     Hello again blog readers and I apologize for the long gap between my postings. I’m presently recovering from minor surgery this past Wednesday and today marks the first day I can sit for more than 5 … Continue reading

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When semi-smart people do not so smart things

From trip #3 in 2005. This trip fell on a landmark year for me as I celebrated 10 years of sobriety in late July. Due to a back injury early in the year and a couple of poorly timed sinus … Continue reading

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