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Spring Continues–bits of this and that–1968

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We continued to stay really busy. With the snow gone there was more yard work at both places. I was trying to jog now and then, using the backyard. I had it figured out as to how many times I … Continue reading

Activities in a Small Town–Spring 1968

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My journal is filled with a lot of day-to-day meanderings—batches of laundry, trips from the Weaverville house down the hill to run various errands, including buying groceries. I started using a pen that had green ink so there are pages … Continue reading

A New Year Begins

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I’m struck, in reading these journals, by how diverse our lives were as we seemingly attempted to live about five lives in one—each. We were trying to earn a living (mostly Bob); maintain and build upon two residences; raise two … Continue reading

New Arrival

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The “Junk Man” brought up 2 pelton wheels that Bob bought, with the long-range plan of putting them someplace in the creek and generating electricity. The larger one weighed about 2 tons. The other, though smaller, was even older. Both … Continue reading

The Roof 1963

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I came across these slides and thought I’d do a brief flashback to that first summer. Looking at these photos made me think that probably most people don’t take on this kind of project the first summer they are married. … Continue reading

After the School Year, 1967

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Once school started I didn’t write in my journal until July 14th of 1967. We’d been out at the ranch for a little over two weeks. I don’t remember a whole lot from that preceding time of no journal entries. … Continue reading

Summer Comes to a Close 1966

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The afternoon we arrived at Ohanapecosh (Mt. Rainier National Park), we took a 3-mile round trip hike to Silver Falls, then drove to Tipsoo Lake and back. The next day we drove up to Paradise (I’d been there when I … Continue reading

Summer 1966 Continues

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The Kamloops in Redding were interested in buying some of the old mining pipe (this is the pipe that David Adrian hauled for us shortly after we got married). Bob had built a hoist in the woods on a former … Continue reading

Sugar Pine Lake and More

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We started up the Sugar Pine Lake Trail at 8:00. It was a good trail, steep in spots during the first 5 miles, but the last three were nearly level. We stopped once in the morning for snacks and to … Continue reading

Spring Into Summer

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Spring into Summer I would be remiss if I forgot to mention the Treasure Hunt. After our daughter was born,Bob asked Dr. Breeden whether he’d like to be paid by having to find the check. For some reason this really … Continue reading