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2011.11.26 – Winter’s First Turns

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Looks like I’ve got some posts to catch up on: more boat work with the folks, a couple trips to DC (one by Camel through 12 states!), and going back to work part time (you didn’t think I was permanently … Continue reading

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2011.11.09 – Back in the Saddle

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I’m reticent to admit this, but I got quite a disheartening letter regarding my blog not long ago. Though I’m usually quick to dismiss blog hate-mail, this particular earful caught my attention and really hit where it hurts. Out of … Continue reading

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2011.09.25 – Rockland to Newport

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I may have mentioned doing a boat delivery with my folks in the last post, so here’s some elaboration on that little jaunt. With winter approaching it was time for Nicolas to start moving the Swan 77′ south, and we … Continue reading

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2011.10.10 – Boat Work Continues I

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New time-lapse video! It’s only fitting that an entry about continuing boat work should begin with images of history repeating itself. Two pictures, taken 22 years apart, of father and son engaged in the same labor of love. If one … Continue reading

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2011.09.12 – Maine Visitors

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Lest you think from the last post that Maine is all work and no play, this post is dedicated to the many friends who have come to visit over the last few months. And though they have been ever helpful … Continue reading

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2011.08.29 – Boat Work Begins

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As much fun as riding around on two wheels is, it left the tinkerer in me feeling bit unfulfilled. While in Idaho after some soul-searching and counseling from a dear friend I realized that my heart was pulling East toward … Continue reading

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2011.07.22 – Manitoba to Maine

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The urge for miles didn’t stop with the flight from Ness Creek. What I had intended to be a leisurely two to three week trip across Canada turned into a marathon of less than a week, averaging 500 miles per … Continue reading

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2011.07.17 – Idaho to Saskatchewan

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After relaxing in Idaho for a month longer than planned, it was finally time to leave and head for an international border. With an awesome new compass from my sister (“Thought you needed a little direction!” she said) mounted in … Continue reading

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2011.07.05 – The Sawtooth Wilderness

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Since it seemed that summer had finally arrived (it was late-June after all) it was time to do some camping with my folks. We drove their new fifth-wheel trailer to Redfish Lake, ID and called the Sawtooth Wilderness home for … Continue reading

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2011.06.26 – Ivie Family Reunion

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For the first time in years I was home during my brother-in-law’s family reunion, held at Porcupine Springs, ID. What a grand time we had, beautiful camping weather, delicious food, live music, ghost stories, and enough little munchkins calling “Uncle … Continue reading

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