Monthly Archives: October 2009

SOAR: it’s about people

I walked to the Lodge for Registration with some trepidation: I knew *nobody* here In Real Life, only as digital entities on Ravelry and via email. I’d tried to memorise ravatars, but I’m bad at faces, and pictures of someone’s … Continue reading

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A glorious morning

Mt Bachelor at 0730 this morning. After a brisk walk during which I saw a family of otters in the river!!! And a deer. And a dead garter snake 😦 I decided to try the gym. Which was good – … Continue reading

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The road to SOAR

Almost there — posted on the move

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The road to SOAR VI

As it has rained every second day of this roadtrip, I was not surprised to see the parking lot full of puddles on Friday morning. Even deserts need some water. This section of road was so familiar to me. Even … Continue reading

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the road to SOAR V

A hotel in the centre of Nelson seemed a good idea late on a wet afternoon, but the nightlife proved excessively noisy. Who’d have expected nightlife on a Wednesday evening? And he’s pulled a back muscle lifting my suitcase. So … Continue reading

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The road to SOAR IV

The forecast had said a weather front was due, so we were not surprised by fog and low cloud as we left Coeur d’Alene. I’d forgotten how North American cities and towns sprawl out along major roads, mall after car … Continue reading

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The road to SOAR III

After a leisurely breakfast at the Co-op in Bozeman (wi-fi! Excellent muffins!) we spent an enjoyable couple of hours in the Museum of the Rockies. We thought it was very well done indeed: they’ve tried very hard to engage the … Continue reading

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