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Do Not Click the Link Below!

If you like ski gear and have any tendency toward addictive behavior, please do not go here: If you need the latest mountain gear and cannot resist a great deal, absolutely do not frequent this site: If mtn biking is your thing and you find it hard to show up at the trailhead wearing last year’s hot jersey, riding a bike that weighs over 25 lbs, please do not even consider bookmarking this URL: My wife heads out…

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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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