Category Archives: nature

Western Virginia and Pennsylvania Through Central Indiana and Illinois 2011

Unlike our trip out West in 2010 that took months of planning this trip was “born” while talking after dinner during our trip to Columbia, SC and Lake Wateree, SC in June 2011. Steve had bought property in 2007 at … Continue reading

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The Midlands of South Carolina

The area between the mountains and the coast in the Carolinas has been named the Piedmont in NC and the Midlands in South Carolina. In mid June 2011 we set out for a week to explore this area. While sitting … Continue reading

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CHARLESTON AND BEAUFORT, SOUTH CAROLINA

Only 2 1/2 weeks later we were off on another week long excursion from April 27-May 3, 2011. The initial reason was to attend the Carolinas Nature Photographers Mid-Year Meeting. If you remember it was held in Asheville, NC last … Continue reading

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So Far for 2011

Where does the time go? I started this post 5 weeks ago and am now just getting back to finishing it! If retired people are suposed to get bored after 6 months then we must be having all the fun for … Continue reading

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TEXAS

  OCTOBER 24, 2010 Back to our trip today as we move on to Toyahvale, Texas where we’ll stay at Balmorhea State Park. Our route takes us through Midland, Odessa and Pecos. I’d read that this was a particularly ugly … Continue reading

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New Mexico

  OCTOBER 18, 2010 I’m continuing the entry for today here as most of the activity took place in New Mexico even though we will spend one more night in Colorado. We’ve been so lucky to have followed the Fall … Continue reading

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Utah – Monument Valley

OCTOBER 9, 2010 We loaded up and hit the road by mid-morning. Our drive along Utah 98 to Utah 160 was expected to take about 3 hours. First we had one more stop near Page. We went to the Gooseneck … Continue reading

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