Monthly Archives for August 2010

Cool summer

Wyoming is the first place I’ve lived where the heat index is usually below the air temperature. Example: Right now it’s 79 degrees, feels like 78. The sun shines and a small breeze blows 90% of the time. The average … Continue reading

29. August 2010 by Jackie B
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Golf, Wyoming style

Salt Creek Country Club is a nine-hole “pasture golf” course in Midwest, Wyo. (Pop: 400ish), about 40 minutes north of Casper.  Pasture golf pretty much explains it — brown grass, brown dirt and brown sand “greens.” Tee-ing off from the … Continue reading

19. August 2010 by Jackie B
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Floating the river redux

Last time I floated the North Platte with Carol, our floats stopped floating. The old-school innertubes deflated about an hour into the trip, and we ended up walking a mile through neighborhoods and on the bike path back to the … Continue reading

10. August 2010 by Jackie B
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Mini-road trips with Mom

I’m still recovering from my mom’s visit the weekend before last. There’s a lot to see in this huge state and a couple hours in the car can take you somewhere completely different from where you were. Mom was here … Continue reading

05. August 2010 by Jackie B
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Midwestern vacation/wedding/reunion

Now that I’ve gotten over the loss of my blog pages and comments (and finished off the rest of the ice cream) I’m ready to update. Two weeks ago (two weeks already!) my friend Cat and her fiance Kyle were … Continue reading

01. August 2010 by Jackie B
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