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  1. Kanab, UT (round 2)

    We headed out for a casual day of hiking in the Kanab region. We visited the Toadstools Hoodoos, the Belly of the Dragon, and Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park.

    The first is a short hike, with just a few cool rock formations. I was really hoping for more of …

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  2. Bryce Canyon, UT

    I traveled to Bryce Canyon the 21st of February. I don't have much to say right now so here are some photos.

    We went on a hike down into the canyon. It was pretty icy. Here you can see some wonderful colors between the red stone and the white snow …

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  3. Kanab, UT

    Friday evening we stepped out to take in the foggy full-moon. I'm not one for superstition but the previous full moon claimed SOPHIE, this one was to claim its own victim, albeit mechanical. Unsuspecting, we spent a good half-hour watching the local cats play tag in the moonlight.


    The …

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  4. White Sands, NM

    I woke up today in Carlsbad, NM. I was to drive west through the Lincoln national forest and across the Sacramento mountains. I began the day late since I was waiting for my Airbnb's dryer to finish its task.

    So I headed out to La Patrona to grab a breakfast …

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  5. Cumberland, MD

    Cumberland is a neat town. It's industrial like Pittsburgh but also has a colonial feel. There are churches everywhere, and in between them you'll find truck depots, train tracks, canals, earth haulers, and other elements of industry.

    The city is split by a canal. Alongside it runs a walking path …

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  6. A daytrip to Breezewood

    I'm keeping this short so that they actually get published. Don't expect anything elaborate.

    I used Thanksgiving's low-traffic to checkout some sights near Cumberland.

    1. Paw-Paw Tunnel along Maryland 51 (Scenic Byway)
    2. Abandoned PA Turnpike Tunnel
    3. Breezewood PA Junction

    Paw Paw Tunnel

    The Paw Paw Tunnel was underwhelming, mostly because the …

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  7. Society of the Spectacle: Thesis 60

    Where I write for the sake of writing. No promise of quality. Here is an attempt at interpreting thesis 60 of Guy Debord's Society of the Spectacle.

    The celebrity, the spectacular representation of a living human being, embodies this banality by embedding the image of a possible role. Being a …

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  8. Hydroponic Lettuce!

    To stave off the miserable Pittsburgh winter I started collecting plants and lights.

    One strategy I used was to start a small Hydroponic garden of lettuce. I followed the guide on Hydroponics Indoors almost exactly. I found the website very helpful, and when I emailed the owner a clarifying question …

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