Category Archives: Hiking

New Mexico Great Outdoors, May 22, 2017

New Mexico Great Outdoors, May 22, 2017. As far as the Great Outdoors is concerned, yesterday (5-22-17) started with some of the wild cacti that have begun to bloom around our house. We have been keeping a particular  eye on … Continue reading

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Earth Day and Spring Flower Bonanza, April 22, 2017

It’s Earth Day today, and I visited two of my favorite spots. The first was the Orilla Verde Recreation Area, along the Rio Grande upstream of Pilar, NM, and the second was what I call Rinconada Canyon, for lack of … Continue reading

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Zion National Park, Great West Canyon – Fall, 1977

The Great West Canyon hike begins at the Lava Point lookout, in the Kolob section of Zion NP. Kathy and I arrived there in the Fall of 1977, having heard great things about the hike from our colleagues at the Southwest Outward … Continue reading

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SWA Flights, 2016 – ABQ to Oak and Portland to ABQ

On April 28, 2016, Kathy and I flew to Oakland, to celebrate my son Ethan’s marriage to Florence (Flo) Landau. The wedding took place in Sonoma County, and this is the link to that post: https://believesteve.org/2016/05/04/ethan-and-flo-marry-april-30-2016/ But this post is … Continue reading

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Lassen Volcanic National Park – Summer, 1959

During the winter of 1958-59, I was working in the advertising business in New York City – just like you see in the show “Madmen”. The ad agency, McCarty Co., was located in the Chanin Bldg., on the corner of … Continue reading

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Glacier National Park – Summer, 1957

At the conclusion of my first year at the University of Chicago, I traveled up to St.Paul, MN, to catch the Great Northern Railway to Glacier National Park. The railway owned the hotel concession in Glacier, and provided free transportation … Continue reading

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Aravaipa Canyon, AZ – November, 1988

First, I put many thousands of photos on Flickr. Now, I’m posting blogs about my early adventures, as a way of “writing” my memoirs. Some of these blogs contain a link to a photo collection already on Flickr, to save having to … Continue reading

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