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CindyN11

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About CindyN11

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    Ms. Whiplash
  • Birthday February 11

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  • Website URL
    https://apireloaded.wordpress.com/

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  • Gender
    Female
  • Location
    Dalton Gardens, Idaho
  • Interests
    Writing, researching, photography, family history, hiking, bike riding, the paranormal. I spent 5 years running a professional paranormal investigations team while living in the UK with my British husband... https://apireloaded.wordpress.com/. We were the first team to conduct an official investigation of a former prisoner of war camp in the UK.
  • First Name
    Cyn
  • Camera
    Nikon D3200
  • Explore Vehicle
    Chevy Suburban

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  1. Critters

    The twins
  2. Hello from california

    Welcome to the group, Carie Where are you in California? I just moved from Simi Valley to North Idaho.
  3. I've had locked off video cameras tampered with and actually captured it with another camera that was focused on it from another area Sweet captures!
  4. Critters

    Photo of Mama. I am so thankful that I get to wake up to this natural beauty every day. She often leaves her twin fawns in my yard when she goes foraging for food
  5. Good Morning from North Idaho

    I am trying to avoid running into any bears, LOL!
  6. Old Barn

    From the album Around North Idaho

    An old barn near Spirit Lake, Idaho.

    © Cindy Nunn Photography

  7. Around North Idaho

    Photos captured while becoming with my new home of North Idaho.
  8. Critters

    This is Vincent. He was in the yard waiting to welcome us when we arrived He is usually accompanied by two or three does and a fawn. He is in our yard constantly. He eats the fruit that falls off our cherry, apple and pear trees.
  9. Arrived safely in Idaho on Saturday. Moving truck arriving any minute with our household items :)

    1. Bob

      Bob

      Awesome, so you're almost settled in! Looking forward to hearing how you like it up there. 

    2. CindyN11

      CindyN11

      We love it here! Other than still dealing with the moving company, who still hasn't delivered a final partial shipment, everything is wonderful! :)

    3. Bob

      Bob

      That sounds like a bummer, hopefully they will get it delivered soon. Great to hear you finally made it up there. 

  10. Only 3 1/2 days until we hit the road for Idaho :)

    1. Bob

      Bob

      So awesome Cindy, you have been waiting a long time for this. I am very happy for you. :)

    2. David A. Wright

      David A. Wright

      Horay!

    3. Bob

      Bob

      Any updates Cindy?? 

  11. Photographers and creative artists... On1 is now offering their Perfect Effects 10 package completely FREE. Will post follow-on comments about how to download and install the extra preset filters, also FREE. This program is also available to MAC users! https://www.on1.com/products/effects10free/9/ After downloading and installing download the 60 day free trial of ON1 Photo Raw... trust me, there is a reason for this, LOL! https://www.on1.com/products/photo-raw/ Next, open the PERFECT EFFECTS program (not Photo Raw). When the program opens go the the tab on the top left menu bar and click PRESET. Next, scroll down and click GET MORE PRESETS. When you get to the download page download ALL. Next, follow the simple instructions at this page to import your new presets... https://on1help.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/205313958-How-to-Install-ON1-Presets-Textures-and-Borders-and-where-to-find-them They also have the following FREE presets for Adobe Lightroom... https://www.on1.com/free/lightroom-presets/ Free presets for Apple Aperture 3 - https://www.on1.com/free/aperture-presets/ Free presets for Adobe Camera Raw - https://www.on1.com/free/camera-raw-presets/
  12. We got the house!!!!

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    2. CindyN11

      CindyN11

      Thanks, Harley :) We are so excited to get settled in and then start exploring. We are taking a 3 month break from work and just RELAXING and getting familiar with the area. Almost all packing is done, so now we just wait until the moving company picks up our stuff on the 26th, and then we hit the road on the 29th. The waiting is killing us! LOL!

    3. David A. Wright

      David A. Wright

      Enjoy Idaho!

    4. CindyN11

      CindyN11

      Thanks, David :) Already have plans with friends, new and old, to go paddle boarding and kayaking :)

  13. Bigfoot - Yes, No, Maybe?

    My personal opinion is that Bigfoot does exist. Too many spottings over centuries for this to just be a tall tale.
  14. Bigfoot - Yes, No, Maybe?

    Will be in Idaho in 29 days. YEAH!!!!
  • Our picks

    • South Pass City, approximately 90 miles north of Rock Springs, is a historic site administered by the state of Wyoming.  It consists of over 30 log, frame, and stone buildings, along with the Carissa Mine and Stamp Mill.



      South Pass City Historic Site
    • Recently, I’ve been going through my old VHS video tapes and digitizing them to DVDs.  These tapes contain my travels and explorations between 1995 and 2009.  I thought I’d start releasing some video shorts of my early travels on this forum.

      The back story for this particular video is as follows.  On March 30, 1996, I made a short hike of about a mile and a third up the lower third of Surprise Canyon, on the western slopes of the Panamint Range, Inyo County, California.  This canyon is just outside of Death Valley National Park.  This canyon has running water running year round through the stretch shown, fed by substantial Limekiln Springs, and the canyon is a water wonderland.  For those not familiar with the area, refer to the two maps.  The first one shows the canyon in relation to the region, the other a close up of the canyon and the ghost town of Panamint City.  The blue line in the close up image shows the route that was taken.

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    • My next series of videos will be based on a trip in 2000 that I took with Lew Shorb.  Lew is a board member here, as well as owner of the popular website http://www.ghosttownexplorers.org/ghost.htm

      In breaking with my past habit of culling out historical sites and ghost towns and creating short videos dealing with these, I decided to keep the exploring part of Explore Forums in and create videos of each day of my travel and exploration, including our camps.  Scenery, travel, camping ghost towns and wide open spaces.

      Part one of this series, as well as subsequent videos, will all appear here within this same thread. Part I will start in my garage, where I was finishing up with the packing my truck.  The following day, after work, I begin my travels to meet Lew Shorb at Rhyolite, Nevada ghost town.

      Our three day, two night travels prowled about the "Nevada Triangle" section of northeastern Death Valley National Park; and will include such sites as:

      1. The Las Vegas & Tonopah Railroad
      2. Gold Bar
      3. Phinney Mine
      4. Strozzi Ranch
      5. Currie Well (LV&T RR)
      6. Mud Springs Summit (LV&T RR)
      7. Happy Hooligan Mine


      This video, that of March 30th and 31st, will start off this series; and is brief, only being 3:28 long.  Nevada-Triangle_Shorb-2000_Part-1.wmv

      So, below is my narrative of part one of this series to give full context of what is seen in the video.  It will probably take longer to read than the video is long.

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    • Exploration Field Trips:
      May 1-3, 2000
      Trip with Alan Patera and Alan Hensher into Death Valley

      What do you do with three authors, two 4x4’s, two two-way radios, three cameras, and camping supplies? Send them to Death Valley, of course. For three days in the first week of May, 2000, fellow authors and historical researchers Alan Patera, Alan Hensher and myself explored Death Valley north and south.

      Alan Patera writes and publishes the WESTERN PLACES series of monograph books.  Alan Hensher has been published in several periodicals as well as authoring several books, centering primarily on the history of Mojave Desert sites.

      Alan Patera, who hails from Oregon, came south to California and picked up Alan Hensher; then the two came my way. At the time I was living in Ridgecrest, California. After overnighting with my wife and I, the three of us took off for Death Valley.  Alan was busy researching and photographing for a future edition of WESTERN PLACES, this time centering on the camps of the Funeral Range, which forms the eastern border of east central Death Valley.  Circumstances and changes of our journey lead Alan to plant the seeds of two more future books, this time centering just outside the northernmost section of Death Valley.




       

       
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    • Reconnoitering Trips
      Northern Nevada, Southwestern Idaho
      (and a Blip of Southeastern Oregon Thrown in for Good Measure)
      June 19 - 28, 2001

      This is the trip that I consider to be my favorite trip I have ever undertaken.  It had been in the planning stages since the previous December.  Originally, quite a number of people were invited and had semi-committed themselves to come along.  Over time, however, eventually the number of people whose semi-commitments became firm commitments to this trip narrowed to four.  And I was one of them.

      Below, a list of historic locations we visited – in the order that we visited them:

      1. Bodie & Benton Railway, California.
      2. Stillwater, Nevada.
      3. White Cloud City (Coppereid), Nevada.
      4. Unionville, Nevada.
      5. Midas, Nevada.
      6. Spring City, Nevada.
      7. Paradise Valley, Nevada.
      8. Buckskin, Nevada.
      9. National, Nevada.
      10. Delamar, Idaho.
      11. Silver City, Idaho.
      12. Rio Tinto, Nevada.
      13. Pattsville, Nevada.
      14. Aura, Nevada.
      15. Cornucopia, Nevada.
      16. Edgemont, Nevada (from a distance – on private property)
      17. White Rock, Nevada (from a distance – on private property)
      18. Tuscaurora, Nevada.
      19. Dinner Station, Nevada.
      20. Metropolis, Nevada.
      21. Charleston, Nevada.
      22. Jarbidge, Nevada.
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