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Muir Woods National Monument

Muir Woods, home to the coastal redwoods (the “tallest of all living things”) is just north of San Francisco, across the Golden Gate bridge and near Sausalito. Earlier this year, the park implemented a...

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McKinney Falls State Park

McKinney Falls State Park is about 6 miles from downtown Austin and 3 miles from my son’s apartment. We hiked there on a sunny September Sunday. (For links to our other State Park hikes,...

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Brazos Bend State Park

Brazos Bend State Park is an hour drive south of us, and since we are northwest of Houston, it is a lot closer to most Houstonians. We had not been since the kids were...

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Grand Canyon app in Apple App Store

As a lover of books and technology, I’ve spent a lot of time the past few years investigating how to combine them. The proliferation of tablet computing, and the need/availability for interaction, have pushed...

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Grand Canyon – the “Death March” hike

Previous post: Grand Canyon – Elves Chasm and other waterfalls April 13 Since some of us wanted to do a long hike, Walker (with suggestions from Mike, who had lots of experience in the...

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Grand Canyon – Elves Chasm and other Waterfalls

Previous Post: Grand Canyon – Bright Angel Trail April 12 It is hard to describe sleeping and waking up on the banks of the Colorado River inside the Grand Canyon. I awoke a couple...

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Grand Canyon – Bright Angel Trail

Previous Post: Grand Canyon – The Start Grand Canyon App in the Apple App Store April 11 It was 13-17 degrees in the morning, causing the snow at the top of the trail to...

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