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Technical difficulties

Well, we planned for ALMOST everything‚Ķ We did not, however, plan for a serious hard drive crash while on the road. Shortly after our last Blog update we had one laptop crash and our removable hard drive for back up … Continue reading

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23 Jan 2006 Monday

Again, the traps are empty.  It looks like I won’t be skinning an animal on this trip.  They suggested if we found a fresh road kill animal I could pick it up for practice, but that picking up road kill … Continue reading

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22 Jan 2006 Sunday

Don checked our traps this morning but they were empty.  One of the things I wanted to do while here was to have some hands on experience skinning and cleaning an animal.  Maybe tomorrow.  We all went up river in … Continue reading

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21 Jan 2006 Saturday

We went out in the morning to check the trap at the pond, but it was gone.  It looked like someone may have cut the wire holding the trap to a stake.  We looked around to see if we could … Continue reading

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20 Jan 2006 Friday

Colbert went out to check his fish traps while Andrew and I got our gear back in place after our backpack.  The traps are empty.  Andrew helped Colbert set up a solar panel that he’d gotten some time ago but … Continue reading

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19 Jan 2006 Thursday

We got an early start to catch the morning ferry off the island.  The beach access to Stafford Campground was flooded and impassible, so we took the Parellel Trail, an inland trail, south to another access road and hiked out … Continue reading

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18 Jan 2006 Wednesday

We hiked the remaining 4 miles to Stafford Beach Campground, the one closest to the ferry dock to leave the island.  We hiked through beautiful live oaks forest.  We stopped at one really majestic tree, maybe 30 feet around.  Both … Continue reading

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17 Jan 2006 Tuesday

A beautiful morning on Half Moon Bluff.  We attempted to cook cornbread on the camp stove without any oil… the results were not good.  However, clam shells worked well to scrub the burnt bottom of the pot.  Before leaving, we … Continue reading

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16 Jan 2006 Monday

Woke up early and got our backpacks ready.  We had coffee and breakfast at the Riverside Cafe and caught the 9am ferry.  We saw porpoise playing in the wake of the boat.  Andrew contacted Carol Ruckdeschel, a friend who lives … Continue reading

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15 Jan 2006 Sunday

We took much of the morning packing our gear for our trip to Cumberland Island.  Andrew and I are driving our truck with Colbert and Don in the back.  Don’s dog is staying with Ann while we are gone.  We … Continue reading

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