Tag Archives: Pacific Ocean

A day hiking the sand dunes of Colorado

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is home to quite a bit of sand – more sand than I could have imagined, really. I had seen pictures, read an article or two, and checked out guidebooks and the National … Continue reading

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Dirty no more! And other thoughts (and firsts) about my upcoming trip to Colorado

After a few frantic days of wondering where I will shower after camping for three days and then needing to attend a wedding in Colorado Springs and writing Searching for a shower, a college curling friend has come to my … Continue reading

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Close encounters with the Pacific Ocean

I met the Pacific Ocean for the first time last month. I saw it a day after I arrived in San Francisco, but it was a couple of days later before I got to touch it. Jon and I were … Continue reading

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