Moab, where outdoor adventures abound!

By the time you read this, my vacation across the Pacific Ocean to my home country of the Philippines will be well underway.  My storytelling will be on hold while I’m having fun in Moalboal, my hometown where I’ll be attending my high school Golden Jubilee celebration. We stayed in Moab for two weeks and we were quite active while […]

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Bluff, Utah the second time around, Part 2

Bluff is a great home base for several adventures in the area, all surrounded by incredible scenery.  As I mentioned in my last post, this was our second visit here and I’d published two posts of our previous explorations a couple of years ago: Let’s Take a Drive – a post about scenery that kept me saying, “it’s a wow here !” […]

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Bluff, Utah the second time around – Part 1

Bluff, Utah is an unassuming, sparsely populated little town in the southeastern corner of Utah.  Although seemingly in the middle of nowhere, it’s surrounded by opportunities for adventure.  Along with John and Pam, and Dave and Sue, we totally agree this is a place worthy of repeat visits.  Not that we wouldn’t happily meet up with these fine folks anywhere in […]

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A logjam of fossils – Dinosaur National Monument, Utah

Dinosaur National Monument

In 1909, Earl Douglass, a paleontologist working for the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburg, PA discovered a formation layered with prehistoric plant and animal fossils.  What he found that summer day turned out to be part of the most complete Apatosaurus skeleton ever discovered.  He called the digsite Carnegie Quarry. For several years he was busy digging, excavating, documenting and shipping out fossil bones for the Carnegie […]

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