49 For 49

I turned 49 a few days ago.  No, I’m not really 50 something and just using 49 as my sticky-post age.  I’m 49. I’m not fazed.  Not being fazed is a good thing. I have never been a person who was affected by my age.  I turned 16, 21, 25, 30, 40, etc. with noContinue reading “49 For 49”

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A Trip to Oregon… and Back Again

Our 2014 trip to Oregon, we’ve now done it for three summers running, was a big one. Gone nearly two full months, we left in the Jeep and returned with the Jeep and an R-pod trailer. There were many highlights from our two months away, these are just some of them. Adventures listed, of course,Continue reading “A Trip to Oregon… and Back Again”

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Bridge 99

Bridge 99, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. There’s no better place to camp. I know that feeling in me is spurred on by all the great memories I have of the place, but seriously… gorgeous river, fantastic trees, the smell of the air is breathtaking, and the beauty unparalleled. Ah, it will be good to goContinue reading “Bridge 99”

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Water

Water, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. The Metolius is gorgeous as a river. Springs up, literally, out of a hillside, and grows ever larger as it moves along being fed by other smaller rivers, creeks, etc. It is clear, clean, and beautiful.

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Pups

Pups, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. The pups love camping. Weston is on his lead here, but he got to be off of it. They both did. They were worn out by the time we got home. Two hikes in one day just about did the little souls in. They made it though, and actually wantedContinue reading “Pups”

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The Four of Us

The Four of Us, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Here we all are. Sandy, Vicki, Karen (via the glasses), and me. You can’t see us very well really, but you can. Sandy would be the one hamming it up. You can barely make us all out, except Karen of course, who’s glasses and head came outContinue reading “The Four of Us”

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Potato Oven

Potato Oven, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Mostly we ate at Vicki and Sandy’s cabin. Sort of cheesy as camping goes, but easy. One night, however, we decided we needed to cook at our campsite. The menu… baked potatoes, in the fire, steak cooked on the fire, and corn on the cob, also cooked on theContinue reading “Potato Oven”

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Getting a Drink

Getting a Drink, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. We went into Sisters one day for a couple of hours while we were over camping. It was a bit warm. Weston, who never drinks out of “other” bowls, drank. It was a first. This particular shot was taken outside a great gallery in Sisters. We love thisContinue reading “Getting a Drink”

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Ponderosa

Ponderosa, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. It’s amazing in the Camp Sherman area of the Metolius. I love it there. My family went there nearly every year for awhile when I was young. I learned to fly fish on this river and loved every moment we spent there. Being there as an adult brings back allContinue reading “Ponderosa”

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Riverside Site

Riverside Site, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. I’ve been remiss. No blogging out of me for quite some time. I could go on and on with excuses, but I won’t. I will just dive right back in and do a monster blog summing up the last couple of weeks in our lives. We went camping atContinue reading “Riverside Site”

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Looking for Dinner

Looking for Dinner, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. This bird kept looking down at the water. So fun to just watch it. We were worried it would consider the dogs as prey. After all, they are small enough to be an option for it. They must have been too camp nasty to look tasty.

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Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. So the amazing thing was Karen, I, and the dogs went for a little walk along the creek, walked around a bend, and there, in the middle of a marshy area was this bald eagle. Really amazing. I can’t do it justice, still cursing under my breath that IContinue reading “Bald Eagle”

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Renewing

Renewing, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. The Davis Lake West campground is an amazing place. Several years ago there was a pretty devastating fire in the area. All the area right around the campground was burned to a crisp. When you drive down into the campground it’s like going through a forest ghost town. Dead treesContinue reading “Renewing”

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On The Lookout

On The Lookout, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. These little dudes were both torment and entertainment for the pups during the camping trip. Two encampments, two to three feet from each other. One chipmunk would pop it’s head out, scouting, he’d waive his little claw or paw or whatever you call it and then yell… run!Continue reading “On The Lookout”

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It’s Here Somewhere… I Know It!

It’s Here Somewhere… I Know It!, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Weston loves to chase chipmunks when we go camping. He always corners them under someone’s car. It’s cute. His tale, all curled forward like that, and him down on his front paws is called play stance. He was in it a lot at Davis.

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