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Team: South
Kay Gandy
Wednesday, August 21
Flagstaff
Another short day--about 30 miles to the campground. No showers, but there are toliets and running water. A carload of us drove the 17 miles to Flagstaff and basked in the cradle of civilization--Walmart and Barnes and Nobles. I felt grimy--no showers for several days--but it was so great to be in the city. We drove past several large dried-up lakes along the way. My state is so full of water, it's incredible to see the difference. A song ran through myhead in the early hours of the morning.

We start another day and we hear Bob say
Pack up your load we're headed down the road
And we're moving, moving, to another campground
Hoping that there's toilets at the campground

We start another day and we hear Bob say
Get out the bikes we're going for a ride
Mountain biking, biking, on the mountain trails
Hoping that the tires will make the trails

We start another day and we hear Bob say
Get out your sleeves we're riding ATVs
And we're riding, riding, trails along the river
Hoping that the dealer will deliver

This evening we had grilled chicken, mashed potatoes, and biscuits from KFC. It's funny, earlier I had mentioned to Lori that I wanted to buy biscuits, and Cathy bought some and brought them in. We were thinking the same thoughts.
The thing I notice most are the starkness of colors everywhere--dark blue sky, dark green trees, bright yellow flowers.
for Wednesday, August 21
North South Both




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Team: South
Kay Gandy
Kay Gandy linedancing.

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Friday, October 25
Kay Gandy
Back in the Real World
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Saturday, September 28
Kay Gandy
Public Lands Day
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Friday, September 27
Kay Gandy
Team Joining
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Thursday, September 26
Kay Gandy
The End Is Near
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Wednesday, September 25
Kay Gandy
Tree Hugs And Salmon
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Tuesday, September 24
Kay Gandy
Dinosaurs
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Saturday, September 21
Kay Gandy
The South Team
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Thursday, September 19
Kay Gandy
ATV Haven
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Wednesday, September 18
Kay Gandy
SNOW
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Tuesday, September 17
Kay Gandy
The River Crossing
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Monday, September 16
Kay Gandy
Mountains out of Molehills
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Sunday, September 15
Kay Gandy
Solitude
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Saturday, September 14
Kay Gandy
The Free Day
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Friday, September 13
Kay Gandy
Waterfalls
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Thursday, September 12
Kay Gandy
Back in the Routine
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Wednesday, September 11
Kay Gandy
Remembering America
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Tuesday, September 10
Kay Gandy
Planet of the Apes
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Monday, September 9
Kay Gandy
Rainbow Bridge and Orange Beach
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Saturday, September 7
Kay Gandy
Paria Plateau
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Friday, September 6
Kay Gandy
Rivers and Lakes and Rainbows
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Thursday, September 5
Kay Gandy
The Wave
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Wednesday, September 4
Kay Gandy
The Condors
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Tuesday, September 3
Kay Gandy
Trekking with the Trekkers
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Monday, September 2
Kay Gandy
The Mule Ride
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Sunday, September 1
Kay Gandy
The Grand Canyon Lodge
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Saturday, August 31
Kay Gandy
The 14 mile Hike
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Friday, August 30
Kay Gandy
The School Program
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Thursday, August 29
Kay Gandy
Half-way Party
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Wednesday, August 28
Kay Gandy
Lost Glasses
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Tuesday, August 27
Kay Gandy
The Arizona Trail
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Monday, August 26
Kay Gandy
Sunrise at the Canyon
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Sunday, August 25
Kay Gandy
Walnut Canyon and Sunset Crater
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Saturday, August 24
Kay Gandy
Disappointments
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Friday, August 23
Kay Gandy
Eldon Pueblo
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Thursday, August 22
Kay Gandy
Outback Steaks
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Wednesday, August 21
Kay Gandy
Flagstaff
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Tuesday, August 20
Kay Gandy
Dancing in the Moonlight
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Sunday, August 18
Kay Gandy
Woods Canyon
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Saturday, August 17
Kay Gandy
Peach Pancakes
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Friday, August 16
Kay Gandy
Ballad of the Southern Trekkers
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Thursday, August 15
Kay Gandy
Graduation Day
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Wednesday, August 14
Kay Gandy
Quiet Day
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Tuesday, August 13
Kay Gandy
The ATV Ride
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Monday, August 12
Kay Gandy
At the Motel
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Sunday, August 11
Kay Gandy
Waiting for the Trekkers
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Saturday, August 10
Kay Gandy
The Cat Walk
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Friday, August 9
Kay Gandy
The Support Team
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Friday, August 9
Kay Gandy
The Long Drive
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Friday, August 9
Kay Gandy
The Long Drive
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Thursday, August 8
Kay Gandy
The Ballad of the Trekkers
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Wednesday, August 7
Kay Gandy
Round Table Discussion
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Tuesday, August 6
Kay Gandy
The Last Hike
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Monday, August 5
Kay Gandy
The Nose Rings
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Sunday, August 4
Kay Gandy
The Backpacking Trip
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Saturday, August 3
Kay Gandy
Doing the Laundry
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Friday, August 2
Kay Gandy
Lake Valley School
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Thursday, August 1
Kay Gandy
Horse Canyon
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Wednesday, July 31
Kay Gandy
The Trek Begins
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Wednesday, July 31
Kay Gandy
What was the highlight of your first day on the Trek? (responses from the Southern team)
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