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Montana Road Trip 2010, Part Forty-One

Ai yah!! No can believe how long it’s been!! Let’s go back to Idaho, okay? When I left off last time, we were heading south on Highway 95 and had stopped at Mary McCroskey State Park and taken a walk … Continue reading

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Roy-chan – Our Last Journey Together

He lay there in his hospital bed, 96 years old, embarrassed, ashamed, humiliated. “I’m afraid I’ve had an accident”, he said, the words coming slowly. Sixteen years ago, my father-in-law, Roy-chan, had asked if he could come live with us. … Continue reading

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Rescuing Ricky, Part Two

Well, Ricky tried to get up, but he couldn’t. He’d thrashed around so much in the mud that he’d made a kind of trough that he was lying in, with dirt down below him.  He just couldn’t maneuver around enough … Continue reading

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Rescuing Ricky, Part One

Remember how, in Part Four of the Riding Virtual Shotgun blog post I had to take a webcam break on New Year’s Day because of a major problem with Ricky, one of the horses we board here? Well, this time I’m … Continue reading

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Abbreviated (For Me) Road Trip Back to Colorado

Suzette and Owen are back in Colorado, and this time I didn’t get to ride shotgun with them because I was gone almost all day long.  Bummahs, yeah?  But Suzette sent me a few photos. This one is in Utah, … Continue reading

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Riding Virtual Shotgun to Colorado, Part Seven and Pau.

Well, we salted the curve, and I came back to riding shotgun. How do we do that? I drive the car and Nolemana sits on the tailgate and tosses out the salt. It’s not easy for him as I go uphill … Continue reading

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Riding Virtual Shotgun to Colorado, Part Six

Let’s see…where were we?  I texted Suzette: “Have you gotten to Creston Junction yet?” Her reply: “Passed”.  Rats. I missed them again. I asked if they’d gotten to Sinclair yet, and she said no. They crossed the Continental Divide again … Continue reading

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