Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Bridge From Here to There

Iowa generally is thought of as one of those __flat__ places. But in a Des Moines airport gift shop I saw a pink form-fitting women’s t-shirt with this text on the chest – “one place in Iowa that is NOT … Continue reading

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Road Show

When computers and GPS systems start driving our cars, I will likely take the opportunity to nap. The road vibrations will lull me to sleep and might induce vivid dreams, but I’ll also miss some interesting sights in the real … Continue reading

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The Cover of the…

…well, not quite the cover of the Rolling Stone magazine (apologies to Shel Silverstein), but the cover of the Leland Report website (October 16 edition), for the second time no less. And it’s because of a dog. The dog in … Continue reading

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No Room at the Inn

Jan and John – As I indicated in my previous post, reserving a bunk ahead of time for two nights at the hostel in Cambria was a wise move. The second night, a Saturday, turned out to be a problem. … Continue reading

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It’s beginning to look a lot like…

Halloween? Hang on to that thought. I headed south from Redding intending to stay at the Marin Headlands hostel. Stopped at a Starbucks on the way and got online to check if there were any vacancies. As it turns out, … Continue reading

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Arrived in Seattle on September 25 and had a nice sunny day to go for a ride. Lucky me. The downpour began shortly thereafter. According to Justin’s Seattle weather blog, there was a “mind-boggling 1.71-inch deluge on Saturday” and a … Continue reading

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