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Michigan 2014

Day 3 — More Dumbassery

In an earlier post I mentioned “Rawkin’ Ray’s Pure Dumbassery ®” would play another role in this trip.  ‘Cuz, you know, I’m such a brain surgeon / rocket scientist.  (Can...
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Michigan 2014

Connie and Dale

There’s a website I’ve long known about and have attempted to use on several occasions: Warmshowers.org.  Conceived and designed by fellow bicyclists, the idea behind it is a bicyclist...
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Michigan 2014

US 23

I have little good to say about any level — local, state, or especially federal — of government.  Politicians are in it for what they can grab, the public...
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Michigan 2014

Drug Dealers

How else could you make enough money?  I’ll betcha you start tracing bank accounts and you’ll wind up discovering franchise owners of Los Pollos Hermanos. Stunning houses . . ....
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Michigan 2014

Why I ride

On the first day of the ride, I was asked by the fella who owned the grocery store where my car’s parked, “Why do you do this?”  (He added,...
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Michigan 2014

Fireside Inn

In the movie Broadcast News Holly Hunter plays a brilliant producer who suffers no fools — even her own boss.  It shows in this scene: What’s also awful is that’s pretty...
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Michigan 2014

Oscoda to Presque Isle

The day started a lot earlier than yesterday. I was up at 6:15. Checked the temperature right off the bat. Was a balmy 48 degrees. I’d checked the hour-by-hour...
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Michigan 2014

Park the car?

It was pitch black when I got in last night to the hotel.  I didn’t remember seeing any malls in Kawkawlin.  That would have been the perfect place to...
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