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Carol, Christie, Brownie, Bryan, Hershy (background), Buster (foreground) and me.  



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At 14,014 feet atop San Luis Peak outside Creede, CO.




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Carol, Sophie and I cross-country skiing.




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In Great Falls, Montana just after we visited the Lewis & Clark Museum and just before a four-day canoe trip along the Missouri River.   The Kansas River is just as pretty and interesting as the upper Missouri, but Montana offers access, camping areas, and has a strong appreciation of their tourism economy.  It's time for Kansas to develop a bicycle/canoeing corridor that runs all the way from Manhattan to Kansas City. 




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Cycling in Douglas County.




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Cycling on the Katy Bicycle Trail in Central Missouri is draws riders from all over the county and supports a bed & breakfast, winery, antique shop and restaurant economy that would have died long ago as airplanes displaced trains as a prime means of public transportation.  A thoughtful system of bicycles trails -- such as the Freedom Trail through eastern Kansas -- would be just as popular and hold just as much economic value.  




At the end of a canoe trip on the Green River in Utah.  The black hands come from having sunscreen on your hands while using aluminum paddles.   [1995]



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Carol and I at Zabriski Point in Death Valley, California.




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Flyfishing the headwaters of the Rio Grande.





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A desk and chair from fumed oak, a la Gustav Stickley.



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Cole and I made this boat for his father.  One of Carol's quilts in the background.



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A table lamp memorializing the early cowboy movie star Tom Mix.



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An ark cradle for Rachel.



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Frames around photos of my grandfather.  He was raised on a Wyoming cattle ranch which is still in the family name, owned by a distant cousin.  He also had many stormy days as an appointee to the New Mexico Highway Commission.



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A two-door, two-window insulated dog house with license-plate awnings and double-paned windows.  The skin is flattened cans from the Walmart Recycling Center.



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An art-car cradle ark for Rosie.



The World's Greatest Quilter


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One of Carol's quilts -- "Tropical Ribbons" -- hanging in our entryway.



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Carol's Point Bonita gang -- Erma, Georgann, Judy, Carol and Bobbi -- and their collaborative effort.



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Carol's quilt "Memory I" on the cover of Quilter's Newsletter Magazine, January 1990.