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First Fall Foray

First Fall Foray

Summer 2020 in Oregon featured plague, drought, and catastrophic forest fires, but it had been raining hard the first few days of fall. Mike and I went up in the woods Friday to see if we could find any mushrooms. Walter Dawg and I arrived before Mike. Once parked, I...

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Birthday Furlough Camp

Birthday Furlough Camp

  My corporate overlords asked for volunteers for a one-week furlough as part of their pandemic austerity measures. I was not sure I was in a better place financially to take the hit than they were, but I was certain I could put the time off to good use, so I...

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Out in the Midday Sun

Out in the Midday Sun

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a magical place. Elk, deer, bears, and cougars wander through the tall trees and berry fields. Caves and outcroppings of weirdly contorted lava dot the landscape.                 During...

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Looking Sharp

Looking Sharp

Jason came over after work with his Edge Pro kit and sharpened our knives. I cooked while Jason worked his way through our collection of knives. We had BBQ beef sandwiches, roasted zucchini , and Wy'East rosé.                ...

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Lava Creek Scout

Lava Creek Scout

Walter and I went out in the woods,  looking for a new camp site. We scouted along the canyon above Lava Creek.                                           I wanted...

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Pandemic Furlough Campout

Pandemic Furlough Campout

  With fears of the contagion, business was slow. My employers decided to save some money by furloughing me Tuesday through Wednesday morning, so Walter and I took advantage of the relaxed travel restrictions to go camping. The Triumph loaded with gear, we headed...

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