Tag Archives: Outdoors

Chief Joseph Days

We had a spectacular family weekend, and by family I mean mom and dad, all siblings were there as were in- laws of siblings, cousins, family of family, and people we wish were family.  One big gathering for the weekend … Continue reading

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The Perfect Christmas Tree Cutting Experience

While Mom et al were doing hand to hand combat with a crazed lumberjack, we were having the perfect Christmas tree cutting experience, complete with snowfall.

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Crazed Lumberjack Adventure

Our annual tree hunt turned nightmarish. We had everything- tasty treats- check, firewood- check, matches- check, saw- check, hatchet- check, warm winter boots, hats, etc.- check. Up the mountain we traveled in the spitting rain. No problem, for sure it … Continue reading

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It All Starts with a Glass of Wine at G & E’s!

We are so happy that our daughters, everyone of them, have married into the most wonderful families. We love their in-laws! We love them so much that we look forward to seeing them when we can. We even plan vacations … Continue reading

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Camp Woods

Once a year we get a break from real life and escape to a little village full of tiny white cabins just a few miles down the road from my in-laws for a week of cousins, grandparents, aunts and uncles, … Continue reading

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Happy Campers

I do not have rights to print these photos- they are Erin’s. But she is high above in the clouds with her family returning home after a good long visit. Our family planned a trek into the wilderness and all … Continue reading

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Forest Service Christmas Trees

If you’ve never done this, you should, once in your life. The U.S. Forest Service sells tags for $5 which allows you to cut down a tree for Christmas on federal forest land.  The tags are available at all forest … Continue reading

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Eight Mile

      I was chomping at the bit this weekend to get out into the mountains since it is getting close to snow season and traversing the trails without snowshoes will soon be impossible.  Sunday was clear and cold … Continue reading

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