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Seventeen Days in Africa on a Whim

My wife is an unusually generous person. When she was asked to participate in a Christmas home show to benefit a charity called Signs of  Hope International, she eagerly accepted and invited nearly a thousand total strangers to tour our house in full Christmas adornment. At a party a few days before Christmas, the director of said charity mentioned in passing that he could sure use some additional help on his upcoming trip to Ghana, Africa. You see, Signs of Hope…

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Anaheim 1 is in the Books

Wow. Supercross racing is deliciously unpredictable again. Stewart and Reed got out front early in the big  boy class, as expected. Reed kept pace with Stewart for a few laps, then put an honest, straight-up pass on the wunderkind, Stewart. That just doesn’t happen. But there was Reed actually pulling away for a bit. Stewart rallied and re-passed Reed for the lead. Then with Reed literally on his back wheel, Stewart let up ever so slightly entering a set of whoops. Reed was…

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Enter the Dragon

The 2009 AMA Supercross season kicks off in just two hours. This one’s big for a number of reasons. 1. James Stewart is 100% healthy and ready to take back his crown from Mr. Reed. He’s riding the new Yamaha, sporting all new sponsors from boots to helment to unhealthy energy drink, and he’s motivated to show his new backers the money. 2. Chad Reed has been racing SX in his upstart series in Australia right up through late fall. While everyone…

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