Picnic on Pistol Creek

Picnic on Pistol Creek

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Pistol Creek

Pistol Creek

Winter was dry. Spring was drier. By the time June rolled around, it was impossible to deny: we were in the middle of a full-on, record-breaking drought.  We went all summer without a drop of rain. Day after day the temperatures crept higher – a few weeks in the...
When Will I Learn?

When Will I Learn?

  “You know, you don’t have to go camping if the weather is going to be awful,” remarked my wife as she eyed the leaden winter sky. Despite the deteriorating weather, I stubbornly clung to my plans. Sure, it was December, but the forecast was for light rain and...
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...