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Of Trails and Thunderstorms is a personal blog. Any and all views and opinions provided in this blog are my own and do not represent the views or opinions of people, institutions, or organizations that may or may not be associated this blog in any capacity, unless otherwise stated. Any views or opinions are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, or individual.

All content provided on this blog is for informational purposes only. The owner of this blog makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. The owner will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information.


All photos used by Of Trails and Thunderstorms are either the owner’s original copyrighted work or photos licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. For any edit to photos, included cropping, please contact the owner first.


Any downloadable file, including but not limited to pdfs, docs, jpegs, pngs, is provided at the user’s own risk. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages resulting from a corrupted or damaged file.


Comments are welcome. However, the blog owner reserves the right to edit or delete any comments submitted to this blog without notice. The blog owner is not responsible for the content in comments.

This policy is subject to change at anytime.



Of Trails and Thunderstorms is a personal blog. This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid-for-click advertising, affiliate commission, and other forms of compensation. This compensation will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. If I claim to be or appear to be an expert on a certain topic, product, or service it is merely based on experience and feelings and not at all based on endorsements. That being said, you should assume that when clicking a link taking you away from my blog, I am being compensated monetarily or non-monetarily.

Amazon Disclosure

I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com, endless.com, smallparts.com or myhabit.com.

Courtesy Of Disclosure

When you see “c/o” preceding a link or anywhere on my blog, this denotes that I was provided the item in exchange for promotion on my blog.


Privacy Policy

Email Subscription

Of Trails and Thunderstorms will never share your personal information, contact or otherwise, ever. Never. This means when you opt-in to my e-mail subscription, your information stays with us, period.

Log Files

The Of Trails and Thunderstorms blog uses log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other similar information is not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.


While Of Trails and Thunderstorms currently does not use cookies or web beacons to store information about user preferences, some of our advertising partners may. Of Trails and Thunderstorms has no control or liability in regards to the cookies or web beacons used by third party advertisers. If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options.

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