Monthly Archives: July 2010

A Day At The “Gas Chambers”

After spending our first full day on the island making the obligatory hike up to the Diamond Head crater (summary: good view! hot day!)… …we opted, on the next day, for some good old-fashioned body surfing. What could be finer? … Continue reading

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With scarcely a couple of days to unwind from, and reflect upon, the majesty and mystery of the Festival (and to make a final, futile attempt to discover the source of a leak in a newly dug pond), the folks … Continue reading

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I like to visit Montana in early July because it’s usually dead-slow at work, and because that’s prime season for cloud- and sunset-watching, and thunderstorm-experiencing. (The family can attest to my bordering-upon-OCD fascination with cloud photography.) Also a good time … Continue reading

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The National Folk Festival landed in Butte, Montana this year: Happy!  Alas, it was the third year of its three-year run here (the first site in several decades’ time, if you could believe it, west of the Mississippi); and will … Continue reading

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