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Packing up…

Well, I'm packing up for my first official day on the road.  For the past couple of days I've had the luxury of staying at my folks' place in Wickenburg, AZ.  First stop, Cottonwood, AZ area for a train ride through Verde Valley, something I've wanted to do for a...

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Close call this morning…

Close call this morning...I was hiking through the Hassayampa River Preserve, just outside Wickenburg, AZ this morning, when I almost  stepped on a HUGE snake...anyone know what kind it is?  I was walking so fast (looking at all the scenery), and with its camouflage, I was only a step or...

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Very Cool day in Wickenburg, AZ

Working on a story in and around Wickenburg, AZ... Had a very interesting day in Wickenburg today...went to a place called, "Vulture Mine" which is an old gold mine from the mid to late 1800s.  A preservation organization is trying to restore the area, but I kind of like it...

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Armor Lid Tonneau Cover – Product Review

An essential component to the success of my journey depends on being able to keep my belongings safe and secure.  I looked at several options and determined that a Tonneau cover would make the most sense.  I did a ton of research on both hard and soft covers and determined...

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First Media Interview…

I had my first media interview today, it was with Today Publications...a local publisher in Pinal County.  Today Publications prints several area newspapers as well as maintaining several websites, including San Tan Valley Today.  Zach is the reporter who interviewed me and is planning on updating his readers weekly (I...

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Left the Valley today…

Diary report for 6/6/10...left the Valley-of-the -HOT Sun today... It was another 110 degree day today, and thankfully, I'm heading out of the valley and will miss the excruciating summer heat!  I am staying with my folks in Wickenburg for a few days to say good-bye.  On my way out...

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Four Days and counting…An update…

Four Days and counting until I hit the road... I have been doing a lot of prep work these past couple months, e.g. building this website, selling my belongings to support myself until revenues start coming in, moving out of my house (my home for the past eight years), packing...

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Superstition Mountains – Arizona

The Superstition Mountains is located about 50 miles east of downtown Phoenix and has been home to my backyard for the past eight years. Living at the base of the Superstition Mountains has certainly been a joy, especially for someone who enjoys the outdoors as much as I do. With...

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Keen Newport Sandals – Product Review

I have been a Keen Footwear fan for some time now and really enjoy the original Newport sandals.  The Keen Newport Sandals are extremely comfortable, durable, stylish and long-lasting.  I've owned several pair over the past six or so years and would highly recommend them. I've been wearing sport sandals...

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Liberty Market Restaurant Review – Gilbert, AZ

[caption id="attachment_802" align="alignleft" width="164"] Liberty Market Restaurant in Gilbert, AZ[/caption] Liberty Market Restaurant in Gilbert, AZ is an eclectic place where tasty food is served-up in a modern, refurbished building located in historic downtown Gilbert. The fairly new restaurant dons the original name of the building, "Liberty Market..."which, for more...

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Green Vegetarian Review – Tempe, AZ

Even non-vegetarians will find a lot to like about Green Vegetarian.  Located on the border of Scottsdale and Tempe, Green is tucked in a rather obscure corner of a strip mall.  I had heard great things about the place and have tried to find it before, but without the exact...

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