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About sleepycathollow

I'm Michelle and live in Northern Nevada ~ beautiful mix of high desert and the Sierra.

Sights while geocaching around town

Spent yesterday geocaching around UNR and Spanish Springs, just wanted to share a few of the non-geocaching photographs I took. Just click on the photographs to enlarge them. Basque Monument and downtown Reno…the day started cold, damp and breezy.  My fingers … Continue reading

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Weekend at St. Mary Louise Hospital, Virginia City, NV

Spent two nights at the old haunted St. Mary Louise Hospital, now an arts and retreat center, with 18 friends and new friends.  After everyone arrived and claimed their rooms, we had a pizza dinner with cast iron s’mores for dessert. … Continue reading

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Happy 2016!

I guess this can be called…What I’ve been doing instead of blogging for the last half of 2015. Let’s just jump in then! Birding ~ Geocaching ~ Fountain Pens and Art Sketchbooks ~ Taking walks/hikes/photography ~ It was really snowy … Continue reading

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The Preston Castle Gargoyle

I love gargoyles. Period. So I was all a’giddy when I looked up at the bell tower of the Preston Castle and saw one surviving gargoyle (i.e.: still had his head attached). One other fact. I love crows and ravens…beautiful … Continue reading

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Preston Castle ~ Preston School of Industry ~ 1st Paracon benefit

Last weekend I joined my sister and two other members of the Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters on my very first Paracon hosted by the Castle Spirits Paranormal group. It was held at the Preston School of Industry (i.e. Reform School … Continue reading

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From a friend who had her painting stolen up in Virginia City!!!! LISA KURT, ARTIST IN RESIDENCE AT ST. MARY’S ART CENTER. STOLEN PAINTING ALERT- Please Share!! I’m stunned and shaken to report that I’ve had yet another painting stolen … Continue reading

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It’s going to be a beautiful day for geocaching!

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