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Lake Powell, AZ

I have seen photos of Lake Powell with the houseboats floating on insanely blue water with the sheer red cliffs behind them. In such, recreating that scene has long been on my bucket list.  After a little research beforehand, the cost of the boat and the logistics of such is going to be a pretty big endeavor for a solo team of man and dog.  I haven’t given up on the idea, but regretfully it’s not looking like a probability. Grand Canyon – Small World While hiking the Grand Canyon, I pause in a shady[…]

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New Orleans, LA

Huey P. Long for Pie! When first planning my trip to New Orleans, the number one thing on my list to see was the Huey P. Long Bridge. I’m sure that is not a very popular tourist attraction but one that has been on my list for 30 years. The 8,000′ long cantilevered steel truss bridge rises 150 above the Mississippi River and was opened in 1935. But that has nothing to do with its significance to me. Backing up to the late 80’s when Trivial Pursuit was all the rage, I fashion[…]

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RAGBRAI – Bike Ride Across Iowa

The Registers Great Annual Bike Ride Across Iowa – RAGBRAI When a few friends got together for a casual bike ride across Iowa in 1973, no one imagined that a tradition would be born. Much less that it would become the longest, largest and oldest recreational bicycle touring event in the world. RAGBRAI is held the last full week of July.  10,000+ cycling enthusiast of all ages, fitness levels, and demographics convene to cycle across Iowa. The routes vary each year, going from west to east. This allows riders to[…]

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Let there be RAIN – Bike Ride Across Indiana

A return to old US 40 A cycling challenge I first partook in some 10 years ago has a special place in my heart. It’s the RAIN (Ride Across Indiana) ride; a one day – 160 mile trek from Terre Haute to Richmond, Indiana. The fist time competing, dad was there driving along the route offering support and encouragement. He was so proud of me and impressed that anyone could accomplish such a feat.  I had heard him repeat the story countless times to friends and family over the years.[…]

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Look mom, I’ve got a blog

Like most new bloggers you wonder who might really care what you have to say. I’m counting on one regular reader, Mom! And thats only if her Samsung tablet is working at the time.   Now, she’ll never comment as that is too scary. Having grown up and worked with technology, I certainly don’t understand the fear associated with using technology that many previous generations demonstrate. There is this innate fear that “I’ll break it”. So mom, run you finger up and down the screen, click on those little links[…]

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