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Sipsey Wilderness Journal

I’ve made several trips into the Sipsey over the past few years.  My wife, Donna, and I have one previous trek together in our repertoire.  In 2010, we made the short nine-mile loop from Thompson…

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My mother gets her grandfather clock

As the oldest son of a mother raising four young children by herself on a waitress’ salary, it was not unusual for us to sit around and wish for things we’d like to have. The Salvation Army…