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The Great River Road Ride

We rode from the headwaters of the Mississippi River in Itasca, Minnesota, to the Gulf of Mexico at New Orleans , Louisiana and back… We completed the first leg–from Hastings, MN to Itasca, MN and back then crossed into Prescott, … Continue reading

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DAY ONE / Hastings, MN to Itasca, MN

It’s another perfect weather forecast calling for rain and not a cloud in the sky. I load the raingear into the saddlebag and head down the highway to meet the cowboys at the Buckboard in Lakeville, Minnesota. Our meeting is … Continue reading

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two hundred thirty six

November 10, 2011 was the 236th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps.     That’s correct seven months before the Continental Congress declared Independence they established two battalions of US Marines as backup.  Smart thinking.  There’s always a lot … Continue reading

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