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Prevening Boulders

It was supposed to be more of an afternoon trip, but by the time we got people together and made the drive out to Joshua Tree, it was more like prevening. In the past I…Continue readingPrevening Boulders

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Welcoming the Fading Season

A few weeks ago we welcomed SoCal’s fading season (the time of the year many of you call “Autumn” and “Winter”) by going back to Oak Glen, an area high enough in elevation for there…Continue readingWelcoming the Fading Season

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Prodigious Pool Party

Re:Live had a pool party Sunday afternoon: pizza, sodas, and a whole crowd of people. It was truly the ultimate party house: “pool” was insufficient to describe what was essentially a small water park in the…Continue readingProdigious Pool Party

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Water Park

Back in June a bunch of us bought Groupons for the local amusement park, thinking that there was no way we’d have a problem using them before they expired “in August,” the exact date being…Continue readingWater Park

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Overcoming Inertia

I stand on the edge of the lake, the weathered rocks pressing uncomfortably into my feet. Chilly water laps at the shore, inviting, daring┬áme to join it; voices behind me yell encouragements. I wave my…Continue readingOvercoming Inertia

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We’re Here!

It got a little chilly last night, but oh my word, I can’t remember the last time I saw so many stars. We didn’t even bother to set up the tent, so we could look…Continue readingWe’re Here!

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Flowering Tea

We had our friends Dan and Ashley over a while back, and they brought some amazing flowering tea. I had never seen anything like this before and I was quite impressed.Continue readingFlowering Tea

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Versatility of Biohazard Bags

Pleasantly rested after our miniature camping trip, we spent the afternoon at a local park. Despite my lifelong attempt to avoid all things relating to the playing of American football, I found myself attempting to…Continue readingVersatility of Biohazard Bags