Monthly Archives: August 2013

Grizzly Bears!!

Imagine walking down the street from your home in South Lake Tahoe, Salt Lake City, Denver, Phoenix, Oklahoma City, or even a large portion of Mexico and encountering a grizzly bear. It may sound like a fantasy, but a few … Continue reading

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Goose Lake, the Brewing Lair, and Plumas County, CA (Pt 2)

After we arose and had breakfast, we secured all of our supplies in the bear boxes or in our car and headed for the trail head.  We had been to a local bike shop the day before (Howling Dogs) and … Continue reading

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Goose Lake, the Brewing Lair, and Plumas County, CA (Pt. 1)

Goose Lake has no geese.  At least none that I saw.  But the names of lakes, or anything for that matter, are not always in keeping with their characteristics. Often, lakes (or at least the area) named things like Silver … Continue reading

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Tijuca National Park – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Although the World Cup isn’t until next year and the next Summer Olympics aren’t until 2016, you’re probably aware that both major events are being held in Brazil.  And while the World Cup is almost ten months away (it runs … Continue reading

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