Monthly Archives: July 2014

Upcoming Travel Events

One of the purposes of this blog space is to post travel and destination articles. With the closing of the store progressing on schedule, we have planned several camping and other trips through the end of the year. Expect to … Continue reading

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The Fellowship of Suffering – Aftermath

I decline an offer to wear the tiara, but I accept the cold beverage. Carl brings my car up to the top so I can get my sleeping bag out. Richard finishes, and then Frank, and we sit for a … Continue reading

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The Fellowship of Suffering – The Race: Day 5

The conversation weaved around about as much as we did as we walked along the side of the road. We were sleepy, but the shoulder of the road was wide, so we managed okay. We entered Lewisburg about the same … Continue reading

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The Fellowship of Suffering – The Race: Day 4

When we finally reach Hampshire, I am no longer sure I can continue. I think about borrowing the couch inside the Men’s Club, but there is a huge padlock on the door. John and I stretch out on the benches … Continue reading

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The Fellowship of Suffering – The Race: Day 3

We cannot find a restaurant open for breakfast in Linden, so we take our chances at the grocery store. We are pleasantly surprised to find that the grocery has a full-breakfast menu in its deli, so I order up some … Continue reading

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The Fellowship of Suffering – The Race: Day 2

Day 2 We stop at Clarksburg (mile 77) where there is no chocolate milk, a situation I will encounter often this year, and head towards Parker’s Crossroad. The McD’s there is packed! It’s just John and me now. We check … Continue reading

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The Fellowship of Suffering – The Race: Day 1

Day 1 I spend the ferry ride taking pics, meeting new runners, and chatting with friends I met last year. I am so much more relaxed, so much less introspective. The air is cool, and it’s triggering my bladder, but … Continue reading

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The Fellowship of Suffering – Introduction and Prelude

A Mind Running Amok Last Annual Vol State Road Race – Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Jeff’s Introduction In a recent blog you learned about the Last Annual Vol State Road Race. The race has been completed, and the racers are … Continue reading

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Grundy County Mayoral and Sheriff Candidate “Debates” Part 6 – GCTV 6 Interview of Clint Shrum

I was “channel surfing” yesterday (Tuesday, July 15) when, at 4:30, I stumbled upon an interview with Sheriff Candidate Clint Shrum on GCTV 6. It took me a couple of minutes to find something on which to take notes. I … Continue reading

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Grundy County Mayoral and Sheriff Candidate Debates Part 5 – GCTV 6 Facebook Postings

I have been doing a little investigating—which I should have done earlier. I am not a regular Facebook user and quite frankly am not comfortable using Facebook, so it is not my first source of information. That is just a … Continue reading

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