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Mt. Windy

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Mt. Windy—a six-year-old grandson named this point on the canyon rim, directly behind our house. Last fall, we built railroad tie steps from our backyard up the steep slope of Mt. Windy. Last week, I bought a park bench to install there—— Because the area looks over the picturesque, green valley of Palo Duro Creek. […]

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Minor Leaguers

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Finally got out to see Amarillo’s Sod Poodles, our new AA minor league baseball team. We lost, but the team has some big bats (sadly, all the home runs came with no base runners). And they have a kid from Mexico who consistently throws 100 mph fast balls (his control needs some consistency, too). I […]

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Old Mike’s Peak

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Old Mike’s Peak. It’s why I stopped blogging over two years ago. Let me explain. In 2006, the 57-year-old version of me had taken a circuitous route up the east side of New Mexico’s Wheeler Peak where I met a couple who were camped at Horseshoe Lake, just 800 feet below the summit. The problem […]