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Small Falls on ‘Cab Creek’ – These falls might be small, but they were making a lot of noise. [1 Picture]
McGarr Ridge Trail – This sums up hiking in the Ozarks at the moment. Bare trees and fallen leaves. [1 picture]
My home from home – Tucked up on the side of a hollow to keep out of the wind. [2 pictures]
There ought to be a coyote in this picture … but I can’t find it. I was sitting here drinking a nice hot cup of chocolate when some movement in the ravine opposite caught my eye. [1 picture]
Winter Sunset, Long Creek, Hercules Glades Wilderness. [1 picture]
Buck Hollow. An idyllic and tranquil view later to be interrupted by the arrival of a bear. [1 picture and a few words]
Table Rock Lake at Piney Creek – Day one of three days backpacking in Piney Creek Wilderness. [1 picture]
Rinse and Repeat. The shop assistant squealed, she’d never seen a passport before, let alone a British one … The UK and the US. It’s often said that they are two nations separated by a common language. After ten years living in the US I can confirm that it is still true. [Five-minute read. 1 picture.]
Fall In The Forest – Hercules Glades. [3 pictures]
Fall Carpet – On the top of a ridge I came across this vista of leaves. [1 picture]
Glades! Glades on the Upper Pilot (Devil’s Den East) Trail. [2 pictures]
Hercules Glades Backpacking in November. Van problems forced me to select a nearby trail for a late fall break. Another visit to Hercules Glades was on the cards. [53 pictures, lots of words and one short video]
Flying – I love how this leaf looks like it is spreading its wings and is about to fly. [1 picture]
Valance – Three Studies in Light (Pretentious title) [4 pictures]
Three Days Summer Backpacking at Piney Creek Wilderness. I decided to take on my aversion to summer backpacking, face the heat, and see if I could get some wilderness rest and recuperation. [49 pictures and a short video]
Solo Backpacking at Piney Creek Wilderness — After a busy week, I made a snap decision to go backpacking. [35 Pictures and lots of words]
It was time to go out on my long awaited backpacking trip with a hammock. Plan ‘A’ was for us to go on a quick, one-night visit to Hercules Glades Wilderness. When Ginger decided she wasn’t going, I quickly came up with Plan ‘B’ which transformed the quick one-nighter into a solo three-day, Friday through Sunday trip. [55 Pictures and lots of words]
Day Hike on the Busiek Yellow Trail. Today we decided to take one of the easier trails, and spend a bit of time looking around. [30 Pictures]
Gnarly Tree. I love the shape and look of this trail-side tree. [3 pictures]
Beginning of the Hike [2 pictures]
A warm break in the weather sent us scurrying out to get some miles on the trail, this time we opted for Busiek’s Orange Trail. [18 pictures + Map]
Ginger and Gary on the White Trail at Busiek [12 pictures]
Saturday I attended a Christian Formation meeting at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Clinton. [6 pictures]
Inner circle, outer circle, circle of friends, circle of trust, running in circles, circles … everywhere.
This photograph is begging to have its story told. Which is appropriate given the name of the venue – Storybook Barn. I wonder what the story might be?
In 2010 we went from car camping to hiking and backpacking in six months. I reflect on what instigated that change, and how we are going to keep on getting out. [8 pictures]
Our plans for viewing the eclipse were to go backpacking and watch the eclipse from the Mark Twain National Forest [17 pictures]
Photographs of the Dale Chihuly Exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art [17 pictures].
I asked Ginger what this field on her parent’s farm was called. Her answer? “Dunno, ‘The field?’”. Okay. ‘The Field’ with added cowses (sic).