Monthly Archives: August 2010

Our Annual Three Generational Camping Trip, Jesse M. Honeyman State Park

I can’t remember how many times we have camped at our favorite camp, Jesse M. Honeyman State Park in Oregon. Sitting around the campfire this year, we tried to remember our history in the park. I know we stopped by … Continue reading

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The Big Blowup, Ed Pulaski, and Wallace, Idaho

In the Seattle Times “Today in History” section on August 20, 2010, I read: “A series of forest fires swept through parts of Idaho, Montana and Washington, killing at least 85 people and burning some 3 million acres in what … Continue reading

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More About Urban Camping, Seattle

I should have put these pictures of a cabin at Camp Long in Seattle on the post that I posted last May, but I confess, I don’t know much about computers and I didn’t know how to add the pictures. … Continue reading

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TEN ESSENTIALS FOR BACKPACKING WITH BABIES AND SMALL CHILDREN

(I wrote the  following article for the July+August issue of WASHINGTON TRAILS, a Publication of the Washington Trails Association.) In keeping with the tradition of creating lists of ten essentials, I offer my own ten here. Preparation:  Set up your … Continue reading

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An International Menace, Firewood From Home

I used to tell campers to bring firewood from home, but I don’t do that anymore. I used  to say it would be less expensive to bring firewood than to buy it in or near camp, but that advice is … Continue reading

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