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Feeling Campy

I have been thinking about campfires lately.  Maybe it is because summer is calling and we all want to be outside.  Or it could be that I have been watching, “A Week Away”, on Netflix too much.  Whatever the reason, … Continue reading

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The Longest Journey

Grab your oxygen masks, buy a new pair of wool socks, make friends with a mule, and gird yourself for the mightiest journey.  Behold the walk from my couch to my bed. Ernest Shackleton would not ask his descendants to … Continue reading

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Trying Out: 2017 Index

Trying Out: The Wrap-Up I survived. I told myself I would try to do something new or challenging every week. Some were a bit much. Some were rather mundane. But I did one each week. (I did take a week … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Roller Coasters (Week 41)

Trying Out: Enchanted Village at Wild Waves (Week Forty-One) (There were not a lot of images I could put into a baby shower article.  But roller coasters?  Pfft.  I can link YouTube videos all day to that.  Interactivity!) Technically I … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Elevated Jungle Gym (Week 38)

Trying Out: Adventura (Week Thirty-Eight) Five months ago I told my sister about some of the new things I had in mind.  I mentioned that there was a place where lots of cables and platforms were rigged thirty feet above … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Trespassing (Week 36)

Trying Out: Standing on Shaky Legal Ground (Week Thirty-Six)  Pardon me for being vague here, but the fewer details the better.  This time I did something on the fuzzy side of legal. Once upon a time I was allowed regular … Continue reading

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Trying Out: The Local Mosque (Week 33)

Trying Out: Idris Mosque (Week Thirty-Three) I had a brief course on world religions during my Social Studies class.  Hearing about a thing from a teacher is one thing.  Hearing about it from someone who cares passionately is another. The … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Skydiving (Week 31)

Trying Out: Plummeting thousands of feet and not dying (Week Thirty-One) It is silly to suggest that I am brave enough to jump out of a plane.  It courts death, is sheer lunacy, and involves a risky nature that I … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Escape Room (Week 18)

Week Eighteen: Time Escape I had no personal experience with escape rooms.  I had heard of them.  A feature on a Castle DVD was the cast trying to go through one.  I thought to myself, Look at those guys.  Running … Continue reading

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Opening the Door

“Knock and the door shall be opened unto you.” “There’s trouble at your door.” “Don’t let the door hit you in the butt on your way out.” Doors are everywhere. As children grow older, notches are made to commemorate the … Continue reading

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