Thingum Bob, Esq.

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My New American Life: A NovelThe Gathering StormInto the WildThe Hunt for Red OctoberThe Bourne IdentityJurassic Park

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It’s been too wet for mountain biking for the last few weeks, so it’s time to start working on my winter fixer-upper.  It’s a hand-me-down from the father-in-law that hasn’t seen action in many, many years.

I’ve never ridden a bike with skinny tires—totally gonna eat shit as soon as she’s road-worthy.

Touched all the trail at Carriage Hill

Whelp, that was fun.

I hope I don’t wake up covered in poison ivy rashes tomorrow.

It turns out, grad school is pretty time consuming.
Taking a break tomorrow to try my first mid-western AR.  Also, racing solo for the first time.  What’s the worst that could happen, right?

It turns out, grad school is pretty time consuming.

Taking a break tomorrow to try my first mid-western AR.  Also, racing solo for the first time.  What’s the worst that could happen, right?

sevargmas:

North Moulton Barn. Last morning of the trip before we hopped in the car and headed home. It was tough to get out of the sleeping bag at 5 AM. We were both tired from long days, long drives, and generally just feeling pretty grungy. It’s all so clearly worth it tho when you get to experience mornings like this.  Not just for the beauty of it all, but to also experience it while the crowds are still in bed, and to grab just a tiny bit of what it might have felt like to live out here a hundred years ago when this barn was built, and imagining every single sunrise looking this way. It’s an easy thing to fantasize about in the cold morning.

"The T. A. Moulton Barn is all that remains of the homestead built by Thomas Alma Moulton and his sons between about 1912. It sits west of the road known as Mormon Row, in an area called Antelope Flats, between the towns of Kelly and Moose. Now lying within Grand Teton National Park, it is near the homestead of Andy Chambers. The property with the barn was one of the last parcels sold to the National Park Service by the Moulton family."

More joy.

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That’s pretty close.

Home, sweet, home.

Somebody needs to buckle down and get all of this crap unpacked.

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eh…that’s pretty close

Oh, I almost forgot!  My niece was born three days before we left CO.  I said hi and got out of town before I had to change any diapers.