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Time to Head Home

All photos taken on September 7, 2022. Packing up was a bit of a chore this morning. Its not like we could turn the lights on, as the power outage still continued and the cloudy skies did not help. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

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Just a Perfect Day

All photos taken on September 6, 2022. Sooner or later, every vacation ends and we all have to go back home to NORMAL. Tomorrow would be that day for us, but right now, we would linger in the moment a little longer, down by the lake. Many people lament Why Me? when things go wrong.Continue reading “Just a Perfect Day”

Changeable Weather

All photos taken on September 5, 2022. With no power or wi-fi, our option for evening entertainment was always on Nature’s big screen TV, outside, down by the lake. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Trail 6d – Slough View

All photos taken on September 5, 2022. Our brief sortie up the Water Tower Trail the other day piqued our interest. We had seen all the signs for Trail 6d and we knew what lay over the hill toward Cottonwood Slough. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new BlogContinue reading “Trail 6d – Slough View”

No Power – No Problem

All photos taken on September 5, 2022. Just because we did not have power (and wi-fi) did not mean we could not enjoy our stay in PLR. I continued my morning tradition of a walk down to the lake. It seemed a bit less smoky today, with high scattered clouds. To continue reading, please clickContinue reading “No Power – No Problem”

Where There’s Smoke….

Photos taken on September 4 & 5, 2022. You will recall my first post in this series indicating we had seen a small plume of smoke on our way into the park on September 1. Since that point, hot dry weather conditions and gusty winds had made a bad problem even worse. To continue reading,Continue reading “Where There’s Smoke….”

Expedition Part 4 – 6th Bridge to PLR

All photos taken September 4, 2022. Our rest break over, we headed out from 6th Bridge on the final leg of our expedition. The wide paved road was a relief from the rocky trails we had just ridden. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Off to a Good Start

All photos taken on September 4, 2022. After the smoky day yesterday, we were worried we may be bathed in smoke again today. But, it was not so bad. As the day warmed, the haze lifted and blue skies appeared. This was going to be a good day…or so we thought… To continue reading, pleaseContinue reading “Off to a Good Start”

Subdued

All photos taken on September 3, 2022. Given the smoky day, we were uncertain how good the sunset would be. Nonetheless, we trekked down to the lake for our nightly ritual. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Outside our Comfort Zone

All photos taken September 3, 2022. Seeing the mountain bikers ride through the resort yesterday gave us the idea to try the same trail. Turns out, trail 6d at this point is called Water Tower. Sounds harmless enough, but we would see…. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to newContinue reading “Outside our Comfort Zone”