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Motorcycles in lots of pieces… But back together again…

I spent the whole day working in Tooele, Utah; quaint little town with a Taco Bell and one coffee shop. You laugh, but some of the towns in Alaska have neither. The coffee shop, Janna’s Java, actually dished out a fairly decent cup. It sits on the corner in a little pink shack that only allows … [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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Illy’s where are you?

List: Garmin GPS Device Coffee scoop Thin lightweight underwear - Tops and Bottoms These are the things I forgot to pack for my adventure. I left them in Alaska. Now, you say, she can live without her coffee scoop and underwear, but the GPS device? How in the world will she keep from getting … [Read more...]

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Coffee scented underwear?

So, TSA wanting to ensure I wasn't packing explosives(?), took the liberty of opening one of my bags of coffee. Now, they did seal it back up... sort of. All my clothes smell like coffee now. But this is okay! There are worse things to smell of... I landed in Utah earlier today, and right when I … [Read more...]

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Bigfoot and Sourdough?

My compadres continued traveling today across the nations while I worked in a tiny office in Anchorage. Updates on the Wandering Alaskans: Michael called in from Skagway, Alaska. He said he finally got a small patch of dry weather and rolled into Skagway pretty damp, but warm. He was planning on … [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...]