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Summer 2015 Newsletter

Summer 2015 Newsletter I got in two good backpacks this summer, walking the American Discovery Trail from the Truckee River nearly to Auburn. The trail, largely but not entirely coincident with the Western States / Tevis Cup trail, climbs through … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Newsletter

The first step of my seasonal newsletter is to look at my photos, and realize that I’m months behind on labeling and uploading photos to Flickr, and spending the time doing that. The seasonal collection is at https://www.flickr.com/photos/allisondan/collections/72157649198930144/. I’ve made slide … Continue reading

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Winter 2014-2015 Update

Wouldn’t it be easier to date things, and follow the seasons rather than arbitrary calendars, if the year changed on the Winter Solstice? Then I’d only have to write Winter 2015, rather than trying to distinguish between last year and … Continue reading

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Fall 2014 Update

Note: slideshow at bottom of post My life is so busy that two things are true: 1) I can’t remember what I’ve done the previous season, except for a few highlights, without consulting my calendar, and 2) I’ve fallen way, … Continue reading

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Fall 2013

At the end of every season I try to put up a post on the preceding. Yesterday, the Winter Solstice, I was in San Francisco, and attended the Dickens Fair with my friend Barbara. We wandered the streets of London, … Continue reading

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Another summer slips by

Well, another summer gone, and now into fall. This is my intended quarterly report to friends and family. This chance to think back over the season leaves me wondering what the best event was. That’s fortunately a touch decision to … Continue reading

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Spring 2013 Update

At summer solstice, I think back over the preceding season. A lot of interesting things (to me, at least) happen that don’t make it in to posts. A few are on Facebook, or tweeted, but most are only on my … Continue reading

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