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My favorite pictures and posts. The pictures, people and events that are special to me.

Devil's Backbone Wilderness. Mary Hollow to the left, and an unnamed hollow to the right.

Nemesis – Mary Hollow to the left, and the unnamed hollow I followed on my last visit to the right. [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]

Self and Sky. Resting in the wilderness. [1 picture]

Camouflaged hammock on the side of a hill. Hercules Glades Wilderness.

Camped on a Hillside [1 picture]

Self portrait of Gary Allman at the junction of the Pilots and Pole Hollow trails, Hercules Glades Wilderness. November 2018.

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]

Leaf Me Alone. Sprinkles enjoying the sun in the backyard. [3 pictures]

Red aumn (Fall) leaf on a background of yellow leaves

Flying – I love how this leaf looks like it is spreading its wings and is about to fly. [1 picture]

Meanwhile, here are some kitties – Life got busy, and things like processing and posting pictures have had to take a back seat. So, in the meantime here are some cuuute kitties. [3 pictures]

Photograph of Fallingwater. Bear Run, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, taken from the bridge over Bear Run.

Fallingwater — Frank Lloyd Wright. The view on the opposite side of the bridge over Bear Run [2 pictures]

Morty – Workshop Cat. [2 pictures]

Valance – Three Studies in Light (Pretentious title) [4 pictures]

Sprinky – Nothing is out of bounds. [2 pictures]

Katie’s Occasional Table. Jim’s latest creation, a table for Katie. [2 pictures]

Unrequited Joy. Once again, photographically, ‘Sappho’ and ‘The Bubble’ stole the show. [3 pictures]

Crystal Bridges’ Art. I took pictures of some of the pieces when we were here last year. Here are some others that caught my eye this time. [5 pictures]

Crystal Bridges Architecture [6 pictures]

Bachman-Wilson House (Frank Lloyd Wright). [2 pictures]

Color photograph of Gary Allman enjoying the Sunset at Table Rock Missouri (Piney Creek Wilderness).

R&R – Rest and Recuperation. Gary looks out over the Piney Creek Arm of Table Rock Lake. [2 pictures]

Photograph of the Piney Creek Arm of Table Rock Lake, Piney Creek Wilderness, Mark Twain National Forest

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]

Home from Home. It’s been a busy few weeks. [4 pictures]

Desk-buddy – Yesterday I thought Sprinky had finally grown tired of laying on my desk, but no, here she stays, pretty much 24 x 7. [6 pictures]

Another Trip To Hercules Glades – Testing my new tarp and underquilt. [40 pictures and many words]

Coy Bald Trail Panorama – views to the east and south. [2 pictures]

Dry Falls – Panorama. [1 picture]

Dry Falls – We’ve never seen more than a trickle pouring over these falls. They obviously run well when it rains, even if only briefly. [1 picture]

Twin Trunks – I loved the way the light caught these two trees on either side of the creek bed. [1 picture]

Woods Fork – Panorama [1 picture]

Woods Fork – Busiek State Forest and Wildlife Area [2 pictures]

Pees Hollow, Counter-clockwise For a Change – The last time Ginger and I went backpacking together was in August 2017. For this trip, Ginger chose the trail — Hercules Glades Wilderness, Pees Hollow trail, and I chose the route — Counter-clockwise. [14 Pictures]

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