Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Mountains Ahead

This morning we awoke in a camper-trailer in Tupman; the horses munching on alflafa in a goat pen where they spent the night. We are at the foot of the foothills of the mountains which we must cross in order … Continue reading

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Free Range Rollercoaster

Last night I sat down and started a blog entry about the ups and downs of the past week.  I hit the “save draft” button and went to take a bath.  When I got back to the computer, everything I’d … Continue reading

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the present moment

We’ve been posting a lot of journal entries and photos from the beginning of the trip – and realized that a bit of a peek into the here and now might be a good idea – and hopefully interesting.  This … Continue reading

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Sea’s Journal: Excerpts (Oct. 23-28)

23 October – Pitched camp in darkness – lost again – horses drank from puddles today.  Left BS camp just after 11 – found Flynn Ridge Road today – a beautiful ridge-top ride – horses dripping sweat exhausted by the … Continue reading

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Sea’s Journal: excerpts (Oct. 18-22)

18. October – Another crazy day.  Last night’s camp was only 1/2 mile or so before Dimmick.  Less than 6 months ago Gryph and i took a canoe down the Navarro River from Dimmick to the Ocean.  Today, less than … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom on our Departure…

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Introducing Finehorn in Verse

Finehorn came from Norway, Reno and Cleone/ She dumped us on our asses, then she carried all we own/ For 5 longs weeks she trudged along, stalwart ‘neath the pack/ Till one fine morning she allowed the Gryphon on her … Continue reading

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Sea’s Journal: excerpts (October 15-17)

15 October – 9pm – Navarro River Camp.  I had wanted to start this journey on Columbus Day, and indeed, that’s when we  finally managed to pull up stakes at the Apple Farm, but tonight we’re in our tent for … Continue reading

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Gryphs Jounal clippings, 10/14 – 10/25

October 14th: This morning we packed up Finehorn, fully loaded for the first time with everything we will need from now on (we hope) and headed out of Highland Ranch and on through Hendy Woods for the last time.. We made … Continue reading

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Deep in the Central Valley

Neither of us had ever been through the Central Valley of California before this trip.  If I think about it we probably had vague notions about a lot of the country’s food being grown here, but we had No Concept … Continue reading

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