Category Archives: Recreation

Curlpacking: Annette Lake

To commemorate the best date that will happen in my lifetime, which was 11/11/11, I suggested that we all go backpacking for a nice, leisurely fall trip: Me:  Are we actually going to leave today? Sparklepants:  Sure, maybe.  We still … Continue reading

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Oh Canada!

A couple months ago, Sparklepants and I took a little trip to the land of our northern neighbor to canoe the Bowron Lakes Circuit. It’s a roughly rectangular route of 80+ miles of lakes, rivers, and portages on the west … Continue reading

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Valley Of Fire

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Lost and Found

Last week, the Curl Nation Mascot and I went on a hike all by ourselves.  No big whoop.  I do stuff like that all the time. I picked a hike the trail guide described as “waterfalls, broad slopes of heather … Continue reading

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a curling break in nyc

From early April. While on book tour.

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Snowcurling: Wenatchee Ridge

Friends who have heard me complain about being cold when it’s 85 degrees outside do not believe that I would ever willingly do such a thing as snowcamping, but it’s actually really fun and also a beautiful time to be … Continue reading

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Kiss the girl.

If the painting thing doesn’t work out, Sparklepants might have a new career in sand sculpture. Look at those lips.  Doesn’t it make you want to pucker up and lay one on? Or if you prefer, there is this option:

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