Lee’s Ferry, on the Colorado River just before it enters Grand Canyon in Arizona, is where the one-armed adventurer, John Wesley Powell, began his epic rafting trip through the Canyon in the late 19th century.
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It’s been quite a year. Terminal disease (my immediate family), not terminal but the same disease (me), plus medical procedures galore, funerals, and a breakup. Despite all that, there’ve been many great things, too. Like my camping trip in Grand Canyon, which almost didn’t happen because I’m a giant dork.
Grand Canyon is a vast, overwhelming place. I took approximately one billion photos when I was camping there in April, and have (obviously, ahem) had a hard time organizing myself to share them with you. Here’s a start.
"I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks." - Daniel Boone
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