Road Trip Blogs

The Turning of the Season – September 2020

September 15 to September 30, 2020 Suburban is not running well, so outings are very limited. I make one unremarkable trip to Lloyd Lake on the edge of town, just to get out of town. The following week to celebrate ...
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Life is a Journey, Even in Town – September 2020

Back in Monticello, there are no long morning walks visiting forest tree and flower friends. The trees in and around the yard can be counted on one hand: two pines and three spruce. Two tall deciduous stand at opposite corners ...
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Last Days on Abajo – August 2020

August 27-30, 2020 I go on longer morning walks these last days of August, since I know they will be my final opportunities to spend time in the forest. We play music in the afternoons, sometimes zoom with the UK ...
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Abajo and the World – August 2020

August 21th to 25th – Our place on the mountain is peaceful except for the occasional ATVs and motorcycles that come down our road. The world, however, seems to be in more and more of a turmoil. My morning walks ...
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Thistles and a Friendly Visit on Abajo – August 2020

August 15 to 20 These are good days on Abajo Mountain. Our daytime temperatures are in the low 80’s, while in town they are mid-90’s, as I discover when I go down to do laundry and run errands. The morning ...
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Abajo Mountain – Our Backyard Treasure

We who live in Monticello or nearby have a treasure in our backyard. Abajo Mountain with its variety of trees and shrubs and flowers, campgrounds, dispersed camping areas, mountain roads and jeep trails, “lakes,” and views provides something for everyone. ...
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A Good Visit and a Good Abajo Hike – August 2020

Morning walks continue to be a source of inspiration for the Higher Vibration Series, the blogs, and for me personally as a calming and centering influence in troubled times. August 12th, we have a picnic with real people, a couple ...
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August on Abajo – August 2020

One of the highlights of these early days of August on Abajo Mountain is my morning walk. One day I met a human on the trail. Clifford and I have been camped here awhile and I walk every day and ...
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