Monthly Archives: September 2014

Catching Up With Pictures

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The Bear Went Over The Mountain…

And all that he could see, Was the other side of the mountain! Both sides were beautiful! In all my worrying about the weather, I forgot how beautiful Donner Pass is. It wasn’t very easy to look while driving, but … Continue reading

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Rain Fall Down

I’ve decided on one more day in Sparks. I want to leave.  I check the weather over Donner Pass hourly or more, but that ‘frozen mix’ forecast persists.  I’m not thrilled with driving Donner Pass on a nice day in a … Continue reading

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Joy Finds The Fountain Of Youth :-)

A Note About Comments: If you tried to comment yesterday and found you had to be logged in, that was my fault.  I was making changes in “settings”, trying to fix whatever was causing me not to be alerted to … Continue reading

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Travel And Route Changes

First let me mention if you get a message that says your comment is in “moderation” it’s because for some reason it needed to be “approved” and I haven’t found it yet.  It’s probably just me but it seems like … Continue reading

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Star Gazing, And Thought

From the evening of Sept 23. I’m  not near city lights, there will be no moon, and the sky is almost cloudless.  I’m anticipating an evening of star gazing! A beautiful sunset closes out the day. I bundle up and … Continue reading

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Into The Great State Of Nevada

I get a late start this morning.  I’m doing some research on line for a dog ramp.  I’ve tried two different ones in the past, and neither are what I need for Joy.  I order another one from Amazon.  It … Continue reading

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Down In The Boondocks

Do you remember that song from the ’60’s?  Wasn’t it Billy Jo Royal who sang it? Well I was UP in the boondocks…8000+ feet up.  I’m not feeling very well on the second day.  I have  some flu like symptoms … Continue reading

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Why Wi-fi?

I’m up in the mountains about 30 miles from the nearest small town so why can I post here and get text messages and check email? I have a Joel Pole, that’s why! That is my affectionate term for the … Continue reading

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My First Boon Dock aka Cow Pie Camp

It just felt right. Today would be the day for my first boon dock. I have a few places in mind because I’ve studied the Benchmark map book of this area of Utah.  Driving hwy 191 is a treat. I … Continue reading

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