Monthly Archives: December 2012

Front Sight

I recently attended my first course at the Front Sight Firearms Training Institute about an hour west of Las Vegas. There was a short reference at the welcome talk to the sad situation in Connecticut the week before, but since … Continue reading

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Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon deserves a post of its own. I reserved a full day, and that was barely enough to scratch the surface of this amazing landscape. The main geological feature is the “Hoodoo”, the name they give the sandstone spires. … Continue reading

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Cool Geology in Utah

Too much traveling and not enough writing… In early December, I did a whirl-wind tour of four national parks in Utah. Of course, one could  spend a lot more time exploring each of these, and I may come back to … Continue reading

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Geek Gets Gardening

It took a long time before I had any interest in growing any food on my land. I live on the Monterey side of the mountain, so agriculture is all around, but I was focused north to Silicon Valley. I … Continue reading

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Capitol Reef National Park I

I only had time to cover the Scenic Drive and Capitol Gorge Wash in the upper part of the park on Monday. It was getting dark on my way out. I plan to go back to see the famous “Waterpocket … Continue reading

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