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Life In Idyllwlid

MY “ONLY IN IDYLLWILD” LIST – PART II

I expressed a few of my views in the past episode of this blog.   The response was definitely underwhelming. Nevertheless, I go on: My fourth “ONLY” is about contractors. Since our cabin has been a weekend retreat for the past 74 years it’s missing some of what we consider essential, most importantly closets.  Continue reading »

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MY “ONLY IN IDYLLWILD” LIST – PART I

Like many of you, I always gravitate toward the “Only in Idyllwild” stories in our celebrated weekly newspaper, enjoying mostly the ones about neighbors helping neighbors.  That’s what small-town America is most famous for, and it’s good to see that helping each other is very much alive and well here. Continue reading »

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A “SHORTCUT” FROM PINE COVE TO HEMET

We made the washboard, narrow, rocky, undulating, scary, precipitous, dusty, slippery trek from Dawson City, Yukon Territory, to Chicken, Alaska, a year ago pulling our 28-foot travel trailer. This past Saturday, we encountered the San Jacinto Mountains version of the TWH. Continue reading »

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