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Cruising Along The Cosmic Highway

  The plan was very simple. Load up our new VW SportWagen with our bikes and camping gear.  Drive to the Great Sand Dunes National Park in southern Colorado on a Friday. Enjoy two days in one of the United … Continue reading

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Images: Volume 1, Week 27

As the sun comes up on everyone’s July 4th holiday celebrations here in the United States, Laura and I begin our three-week celebration of what we believe to be the greatest athletic event and grand spectacle in the world, the Tour de … Continue reading

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Got, Got, Got, Got No Time

Finally, my annual post based on a song that deals with time. This year, Guess Who’s No Time is my song of choice. Originally released on an album in 1969, a reworked tune with an up tempo beat made it releasable … Continue reading

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Infinite Wisdom

What sort of infinite wisdom led our city’s street department to believe early December is a good time for road work? Clearly not much. No wonder then that on December 10, workers began tearing up the alley that runs beside our … Continue reading

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The Wind Comes Sweepin’ Down The Plain

Sure does seem like every time “the wind comes sweepin’ down the plain,” as it did in the great musical Oklahoma, good old Ok-la-homa is like “the waving wheat” that “can sure smell sweet” to various suitors as the Sooners … Continue reading

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The New Phoenix

Temperature in Topeka, Kansas, at 4:30 p.m. central daylight time – 111 degrees. Humidity 16%. Temperature in Phoenix, Arizona, at 4:30 p.m. mountain standard time – 112 degrees. Humidity 14%. We are becoming the new Phoenix. If only we could … Continue reading

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Blowing Things Up

How can any city or town ban fireworks? Unless there is a serious drought and fire threat, banning fireworks is completely un-American. Try not to justify such an unpatriotic act with some big community fireworks extravaganza. A kid is not a … Continue reading

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