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Monthly Archive for September, 2017

Idaho: Solar eclipse 2017

[flickr: Idaho solar eclipse] I figure I had better write about this before I forget even more about the trip! I was mildly interested in the solar eclipse this year, had finally heard enough people talk about how awe inspiring a totality is and decided to go check it out. I vaguely remember seeing a […]

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Dark Angel Medical training

I’m fresh off of two medical classes in August, first the NOLS Wilderness First Responder course, then a two day “Direct Action Response Training” by Dark Angel Medical. The DART course went over how to use a personal trauma kit (a/k/a individual first aid kit, or IFAK) and responding to immediate life-threatening events, such as […]

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Yosemite with more cowbell

[flickr: Hetch Hetchy trip] Ever since that One Time in 2005 in Colorado where a bear tried to nose their way into my friends’ tent at night while they were still inside, I’ve been leery about camping in the forest. Usually I don’t have a problem with wild critters, I’ve spent many nights in Death […]

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