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Bay Area Shore Birds, 11-16

While Kathy and I were in the Bay Area, visiting our families over the Thanksgiving holiday, my son Ethan and wife Flo presented me with an early X-mas present: a Nikon Coolpix P900 Superzoom camera! Up till now, I have been using the … Continue reading

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We Have a Son! – Berkeley & COBS, 1967-1968

My wife, Karen Holdaway Miller, gave birth to our son, Ethan Isaac, on May 16, 1967, in Oakland, CA. Meanwhile, I was hard at work at UC-Berkeley. In the summer of 1967, Karen, Ethan and I relocated to the new Colorado … Continue reading

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NOLS & UC-Berkeley – Summer/Fall, 1966

On June 16, 1966, Karen and I got married a second time (having kept the first one a secret from her family), in the Mormon Church, at Jackson, Wyoming. Now I had to find work! A Jackson climber friend, Rick Horn, … Continue reading

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Married, and more – Spring, 1966

I had first enrolled at UC-Berkeley in the Fall of 1959, but left after a half-semester to accompany a friend to Winter Park, Colorado to become a ski bum. After a lot of intervening adventures, I re-enrolled at UC-Berkeley in 1966, … Continue reading

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The Desert – Fall, 1965

On November 4, 1965, Harvey Carter and I did the first ascent of the Convent, by a route he named the Salvation Chimney. Nothing equals the ridge that runs from the Convent to Castleton Tower, for great climbs and great … Continue reading

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