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100th post of wanderings – South Dakotans don’t like me

Today is a special day, because it is the 100th post in my blog. I started out blogging in 2010 as just a simple idea to share a little bit about my adventures and predicaments I seem to find myself in. Today, I am reflecting and sharing with you what the blog ride has been like. I have posted … [Read more...]

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I’ll be your Huckleberry…

So, I continued north to Flathead Lake, Montana. What a gorgeous place! It was so pretty there – especially when you climb up to the highway rise just before you see the size of this monster lake. This has got to be one of the nicest lakes. I thought, "I could live here." I found myself saying that … [Read more...]

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Did you know Idaho gals like their spuds LARGE?

Square – Everything is SQUARE in Idaho. We had ice cream doled out to us with a square ice cream scooper. These treats were messy since the cones were still round – imagine that! We had coffee in downtown Lava Hot Springs at the Wagon Wheel and they had square mugs. Hmm… we drove out of … [Read more...]

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I’ve been off the grid – Montana worse than Alaska!

Sorry for not keeping up to date. It appears that both Montana and Idaho are filled with deep holes that prevent you from communication using modern devices. Last Friday, I rode out of Salt Lake with trusty Zuma (GPS) leading the way. Now Jaz in Alaska says Zuma/Zumo is from the Raven Trickster … [Read more...]

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Idaho, the land of farmers…

I traveled this last weekend from Salt Lake City, Utah to Burley, Idaho on mostly back roads. I figured, with the exception of about 30 miles, it was nearly freeway free. Julie traveled from Boise to Burley and reported the same thing; about 3o miles was required on the freeway (the rest can be done … [Read more...]

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Others on the road… stay SAFE!

Several folks are currently doing separate adventures out there. They all started alone, and I will cross paths with some of them when I start mine. Michael rode out Sunday from Anchorage and is riding to Skagway, Alaska where he is ferrying down to Prince Rupert. He is getting off the ferry and … [Read more...]