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Hanging out on the middle day

Hanging out on the middle day

Marty’s photo of the day #4061: The best part of three-day backpacking trips to U.S. Forest Service cabins is the middle day. It’s work to backpack in and work to backpack out, but that middle day is always heaven. Generally Deb (wife), Nellie (dog), and I go on a few short hikes on that middle […]

Kicking back at the stream

Kicking back at the stream

Marty’s photo of the day #3678: Deb and I most definitely have “type A” personalities. We’re both book authors, both educational speakers, and both run separate businesses. Even so, sometimes we just have to kick back and watch the world go by. Two weekends ago we backpacked six miles into a remote mountain cabin, which […]

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