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  • Ganther Race the Lake 2015 high level course and elevation maps!

    Race the Lake 2015 — By the Thirds

    August 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

    I improved on my 2013 finish time by 50 minutes! Still, that is tempered by the disappointment of not finishing with an hour improvement and I was goaling for 4 hours and not 4:45 and not 4:30. My overall speed is right there with my short rides officially, the speed was 18.5 mph and my Polar computer says 19 mph or just a smidge under. Can I really feel disappointment in that (errr, yes)? I was happy with the bike handling, satisfied with my preparedness, satisfied with my physical fitness, and disappointed in my tactics. This self-evaluation is given in a retrospective spirit, I have a long way to go in all of those areas. [...]
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    Touring Mackinac Island

    August 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

    I highly recommend touring Mackinac Island. It is a family fun trip that is not too expensive and in this review I share with you my impressions and tips when visiting [...]
  • Fare The Well Grateful Dead
    Did you get to hear any of the Fare Thee Well tour? I did and the following kept coming to mind as I was listening to the bit I did hear live and while I was listening to the [...]
  • Kronos Quartet in Appleton Wisconsin

    Kronos Quartet Concert Review

    May 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

    On the whole I enjoyed the performance very much and would not hesitate to recommend you going to see the Kronos Quartet when the opportunity presents itself and I would certainly not hesitate to see them again.Bravo Kronos Quartet! [...]
  • Off Ski Season Activities

    Off Ski Season Activities

    April 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

    What do you do when it is off ski season? As I have noted, my ski season is truly over. When it is my toes working the hardest when skiing things are truly over. You know [...]

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    Ski Map Art

    December 3, 2014 // 12 Comments

    Ski Trail Maps at an Undisclosed Location Do you obtain and save your ski trail maps and use them as ski map art? Ski map art is a fairly standard business, most large [...]
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    Ski Rental Experience

    February 27, 2012 // 12 Comments

    Wow! I had to rent skis this weekend, and am glad I did! I got off of the lift on the first run, and laid into them to turn and all of a sudden SWING! Those skis turned [...]
  • Beer Après Ski

    Beer Après Ski

    January 24, 2014 // 9 Comments

    Some of my Favorite Winter Beers Recently, I wrote about the connection of between snowsports and booze. Some dispute the connection is strong or chases customers away but [...]
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    Windy City Ski and Snowboard

    October 21, 2014 // 9 Comments

    The Windy City Ski and Snowboard Show of 2014 is being held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center. Believe it or not, this will be my first ski and [...]
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    Same Old Story — Paul Bunyan Ski Area

    March 2, 2010 // 8 Comments

    I was riding up this weekend and as is usual I invite others to ride along. I am more concerned about wasting an opportunity to have a good conversation or network with [...]

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    Social Media Job Opening — Ski Brule

    September 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

    The fine folks at Ski Brule tweeted this sometime ago: Do you like to like chatting on facebook? Twitter? Posting video on YouTube? What about taking video or photos?… [...]
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    Sony A55 Criticism Clarification

    July 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

    In this post I register a criticism of the Sony A55 camera. I say: That problem is in the middle of the sweep the camera decided to change the exposure and that exposure [...]
  • Sochi Games Facts and Figures

    Some Sochi Games Facts and Figures

    February 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

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    Goodbye 2010 Hello 2011!

    December 31, 2010 // 0 Comments

    Happy New Year to all of you! May it be a good one. 2010 in Review 2010 started off with myself resurrecting this website and revamping it. This effort has been fruitful in [...]
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    Photo Post—Friday

    January 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

        Photographing the Photographer Did not refresh my Photo Friday feature photograph. Oh well, better late than never! Again this photo comes from Monarch [...]

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