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Paddling North: Odometer Moments Day 56

Hey, this is TA and Marion calling from our canoe.  Just headed out from Wrigley. We got there this afternoon.  we were on a wind delay today.  No call yesterday, it was the porcupine’s fault.  it was a porcupine the … Continue reading

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Paddling North: Odometer Moment 50 for 50

We paddled 50 kilometres today on Day 50 of our expedition, Paddling North. After several near misses, we finally got an odometer moment. Those who have been following me for awhile will know that I love odometer moments. I also … Continue reading

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Everest 3.0: Third Toothbrush and Other Such Odometer Moments

I brushed my teeth with my third toothbrush of the trip this morning. For awhile, I couldn’t remember why I needed a second but it just came to me, my bags were initially delayed when I got to Kathmandu. I … Continue reading

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Get Away to the Mountains, the Deserts and the Deepest Recesses of the Earth-A Found Piece of Writing

Here on 2-20-20, another fine odometer moment, I delved into a little Finder clean-up/re-org and found this piece I’d written some time ago. Given all the skiing we’ve been doing this winter and given our soon to be departure to … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2020! Every Moment is New

The year has just turned to 2020…what a lovely odometer year! Those who have followed me for awhile know that I am a fan of odometer moments. Turns out that I have several posts that explain this love of mine. … Continue reading

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Visual Soliloquy #1234 Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing dad…

Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing dad. —Anonymous Today is a very special Visual Soliloquy. 1234. At one point, I thought I would stop doing them at this number. But I won’t. I’m still enjoying doing them too … Continue reading

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Visual Soliloquy #1000 Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean…

Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. -Ryunosuke Satoro As many of you know, I am a fan of odometer moments. Today is a special Visual Soliloquy odometer moment of #1000. I had no idea on October … Continue reading

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Great Big Walk Audio Update Day #35

Hey good afternoon. Good morning. Good day from day 35 of the great big walk. We are located here at approximately 4105 m above sea level in a place called grazing kharka. You’ll remember a kharka is a place where they bring … Continue reading

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Great Big Walk Audio Update Day #22

Hey this is TA calling in from Day 22 of the great big walk, which I think today should actually rightly be called the great big climb. We’ve had a big day here on the great big walk climb. We had snow … Continue reading

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8 km with 50 kg

Given a big dump of snow earlier in the week, we’d hoped to get to ski today to try out my new boot/binding combination that we installed during Wednesday’s gift of a snow day. We gave up after only ten … Continue reading

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Same, Same but Different

Velma the Vanilla Dip Waits to Fly to Guatemala City There is something about getting on an airplane. I just love it. Perhaps, because an airplane is usually a place I feel unusually at leisure in ( I get to … Continue reading

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A Study of White and Blue

Howdy, I was signing some paperwork this morning and realized that today is a fine “odometer moment” in that it’s 8-9-10. It’s not everyday that has such fine numeric sequencing and we won’t see another for about thirteen months or … Continue reading

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Happy 2010

Happy New Year! Wow!  It’s 2010 and today is a palindrome (01022010), as an odometer moment queen* that’s pretty exciting!  (* An odometer moment queen is someone who is fond of numerical fun such as the time 12:34:56 and car … Continue reading

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