Author Archives: Bob Shattuck

Gotta love that factory packaging

Yes, one day I’ll get back to this blog ( Curses to you FB ! ) or learn how to use it more effectively, like maybe I am today. Maybe.  ( and this post is really about how best to … Continue reading

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I now will encourage everyone to go north, as quickly as possible

I haven’t posted any journal entries here in a long time. Maybe I should get back to it, but first, a random post on a hot topic that’s near and dear to me and second only to my fervent support … Continue reading

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12 August, 1999 . . . landing at the VVR . . .

Vermilion Valley Resort Butch & Peggy––owners Jessica & Maryann––daughters Kevin “Special K” Speed . . . cook Tiny––the singing chef Dave Mau––cook, photograher, restauranteur . . .  Sarah––the waitress Tina––the teary waitress James––the boat driver and Rose, his girl.  Stoney … Continue reading

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Tuesday August 10th, 1999

6:45 a.m. Sunshine on a distant peak . . . well, there was a few minutes ago. This has been another one of those nights, here at Squaw Lake, wondering if we’d wake up, alive! Yesterday, Matt and I ended … Continue reading

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August 9th, monday . . . day 9

Almost moving too fast. I came out here to be slow, to reflect, to write small and take up pages with my deep reflections.  Matt and I followed, led, and waited around for John & Dave, all day yesterday, as … Continue reading

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August 8th . . . moving out . . .

8 a.m. and loading up to move out.  3:40 p.m.  Some creek ? . . . Matt and I are feeling the pain, but Nate has just moved on, eager to make purple lake by this evening. No doubt we … Continue reading

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August 6 & 7th . . . Saw heaven . . .

6:30 a.m. . . . I slept, but not much. instead I was up all night––first the wind, then the rain, then the thunder and lightning––which was just right here and now I wake up to find snow all around … Continue reading

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