Here’s to The Bard!

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Tuesday night, John and I happened upon Shakespeare in the Park, a FREE performance of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare – Abridged.  This was a rollicking parody of The Bard’s works performed by 3 guys in the lovely Louisville …

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AP English Reading Marathon

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As most of you know, I am spending the week in Louisville, Kentucky as a hired National English Literature Exam Reader.  What exactly am I doing, you ask?  Each May, 359,000 high school seniors across America take this exam, which …

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The Call to Post

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John decided we must visit Churchill Downs since my family is big on the Derby, with a sometimes-annual gathering of race lovers donning hats and placing fake bets on the horses we want to win at Our Old Wisconsin Home. …

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Louisville, day one…

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Here in Louisville, somewhere South of the Middle:  We entered downtown Louisville crossing the central bridge over the Ohio River on Thursday, June 9.  As I looked lovingly at the bridge on our right and the bridge on our left, …

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On Our Way – Summer 2011 Edition

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We’re on our way for the summer of 2011 trip. We left Wisconsin on Wednesday, shortly after Joy checked out of school for the year, the lawn was mowed, and we had a small surgery to remove a permanently entrenched …

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Forum Is Up

I’ve installed some forum software at www.nagroad.com/forum, so we can discuss these trips, or ideas for new places to go. There is a link in the Menu under the Home page. Let me know what you think.

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Upcoming trips

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So … I’ve moved my blogging to my new iPad. This should help me do more regular updates. And I’ll need that ability in the months to come. Here is my upcoming schedule: — March – two weeks with a …

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iPad 2.0 Release

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Ok, I am biting the bullet for an iPad. I’ve been waiting almost a year, since the first one to hit the market, to go for the 2.0 version. They are being released at 5pm, so I am in line …

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Breakfast at the Roadhouse

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When Adam came to the Roadhouse for his Man vs Food segment, he ordered the Standard, Full size. Luckily, I have no one to impress so I could go with the half size. Good thing, too. Without the camera and …

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Talkeetna, Alaska

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Believe it or not, I actually made it to Talkeetna, my original destination. Tonight I stay in a bunk at the Roadhouse. I also get to try two places to eat that were on “Man vs Food”! I can hardly wait.

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