Our plans almost changed. We arrived at Church to collect the kids to go to Kansas City only to find out that there had been a few late cancellations and our services were no longer required. We had a hurried... Continue Reading →
UK June 2011 – Day 20. Today I met an old friend, it was the first time we’d seen each other in nearly forty years. Russell and I had said our goodbyes back when we left school in July 1972,... Continue Reading →
UK June 2011 – Day 19. This might have been my favorite photo of the entire holiday, but the autofocus didn’t work properly so it’s a bit blurred. I’ve now worked out what the problem is, see the very end... Continue Reading →
Today we drove to St Louis to drop the girls off with their father for a few weeks in Chicago while we cross the Atlantic and spend some time in the UK. Alek is staying at home to work and... Continue Reading →
Today was hot, well over 80°F hot. We had another really lazy start to the day. We didn’t break camp until gone eleven. As we thought, we’d stopped for the night about a quarter mile from the West Devils Den... Continue Reading →
I was most disappointed to find it didn’t snow in the night. Those were words I was going to regret later. We were up and away early, hitting the Sullivan McDonald’s for a couple of Egg McMuffins before going to... Continue Reading →
I love my little Fuji Finepix F30 compact, it produces such ‘painterly’ pictures.
Last night we slept under the stars. Although it was a warm-ish night, 55°F or so, without the flysheet set it felt quite cool, in my 0°F bag I was hot and I kept it unzipped all night. I took... Continue Reading →
Our Mutha Hubba tent on it’s first outing at Berry Bend campground on Harry S. Truman Lake. We spent a long time researching and looking at tents. Each time we thought we’d found the one we wanted we saw another... Continue Reading →
This weekend we tried out our backpacking gear. Friday evening we took Alek, Katie, Emilie and Malaki to Kansas City for Happening. We needed to be on hand to collect them again Sunday afternoon, so we left Lanie in the... Continue Reading →
Pre-Dawn at Table Rock Lake. We were up late watching the Perseids meteor shower, which we did by laying in the warm waters of Table Rock Lake. [2 pictures]
Still Waters - Waiting for the dawn on Table Rock Lake.
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