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Operation: Don’t Get Zapped

Arrived at the parking spot and made ready my backpack and supplies for the 2 hour sweat-a-thon hike to the claim and back.  The weather said a 20% chance of lightning so I kept an eye out for rain clouds.  … Continue reading

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Oh birds.

It was the warmest day since moving in here a week and a half ago.  Had the day off and the homeowners upstairs were away so it was nice and quiet.  I took to the green deck chair to relax and take in … Continue reading

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Bear Sign

Back to the ‘apartment cave’ about 6P and the landlord says a black bear came around this morning shortly after I’d left for work at 6:30.  “Look at the prints behind your truck” he says, adding “Fortunately they’re not brown bears, so … Continue reading

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Picking up ticks. Saturday 5/6/17

Just got home from another day at the claim.  About 4 hours of hiking with just a few breaks for drink, pics, and tick flickin’   Hauled a 4-foot 4×4 claim post to corner #3.  I’d brought the other claim markers … Continue reading

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