Having a Guardian Angel at your side helps with these rides, but the same Angel mounted on a Bovine Friend …well that is just …Perfect.
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I send Angel on ahead to sniff the air. It’s very important to make sure no hogs are in the slaughter line. 3 years ago I paid the price for this. Panicked porcine vibes struck me big time. How clearly I can remember the smell of pig wafting from the woods just before it happened.
Today the “coast is clear”…I sigh with relief and ride on.
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I have always had respect for the two US Senators from Maine, Senator Collins and Senator King. Granted, I may not agree with many of their beliefs, but they do seem to represent the underserved in this State. Only today did I actually see for myself what a diverse population they represent…
Continue reading “Day 2: Dentures and Heat”
With great concentration I held the metal pole and looked at the bar ahead. What could be so hard about this? I ran down the track as fast as I could, placed the pole in the block and launched myself into the air.
From my 10th grade gym teacher “ 3 1/2 feet and you hit the bar! D-! NEXT!”
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The granite block was hewed to near perfection. Soon it would belong to a Cathedral in a Great City. With filthy hands beyond hope of ever being clean again he sat down to a feast of lobster.
It was garbage no one else would eat…
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He was 41 years old…at least he had lived a few more years than many who died during those traumatic years.
Continue reading “Leaving the Trojan Horse Behind”
Training is done and it’s time to “chew the cud”…
Continue reading “Prologue to the Northern Tier 1.4”
With age comes Wisdom and the responsibility it carries with it like an old carpet bag…
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