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Mushin' Down a Dream in the Wilds of Alaska

Rock n Roller 16: Radio show and Lake Compounce

We are in New York in the beautiful Hudson Valley to meet with a good friend of mine that I have never met. Her name is Dorothy and she is known as the Five Sibes Mom in the Internet world. She is very active in the doggie community and she and I host a show together called The Sibe Vibe. …

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Rock n Roller 16: Hershey Park

We arrived at the Happiest Place on Earth, Hershey Park at about an hour before the park opened. This would become Michele’s favorite park on the rock n roller coaster tour. It was a close second to me, with Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA coming in first. Hershey Park is a real, live Willy Wonka’s World! It has its own …

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Rock n Roller 16: Cedar Point

I had been looking forward to this day my whole life! Today Michele and I would be at the Roller Coaster Capital of the World, Cedar Point on the shores of Lake Erie in the small town of Sandusky, Ohio. We have been on the road for five days on the rock n roller 16 coaster tour across America and …

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Rock n Roller 16: Six Flags St. Louis

After a long drive over from Denver the previous day and a comfortable stay in the Comfort Suites we headed to the local Walmart to pick up some supplies before heading into our first part of the now famous, Rock n Roller 16 Coaster Tour across America. We stocked up on sunscreen, breakfast and some toiletries that we did not …

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Winter Expedition

After months of planning, the first winter expedition class will be held through the University of Alaska Anchorage HPER Department. Here is the course info: 2 credit course through UAA Only EIGHT (8) spots are available! Cost: $1000 and that includes all course tuition and fees This course took over a year of planning to develop and we are excited …

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What piece do you have to be in Monopoly?

I was looking over some of my old posts from years ago on my Robertforto.wordpress.com site and this topic came up: What piece do you have to be in Monopoly?  As many of us know, with our busy latte sippn’ Facebook posting, non-committal lives, sitting down for 39 hours to play a full game of Monopoly is not high on …

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Rock n Roller 16: East to St. Louis

After last night’s Rob Zombie concert we woke up early with our ears ringing. We had to be at the Enterprise Rental Car place at 8 over in Littleton and pick up our truck to start our journey. We were a little hesitant picking up our rental at a little strip-mall location versus the big rental yard at the airport …

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Rock n Roller 16: Rob Zombie and Denver Biscuits

After months and months of planning starting almost as soon as we got or feet wet on the 2015 trip of the east coast is time to head out on one of the most epic road trips across America. Our trip started in Denver and ended almost a month later in Seattle. Along the way we would see two awesome …

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Smoking Alaskan Salmon

Each July we head to the Kenai Peninsula to sip net for the might Sockeye Salmon. Us and thousands of others heard down over a two week period to fill their freezers with these delicious fish.   Most of the people head to the Kenai River. There you will find an almost carnival atmosphere with thongs of people camping on …

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The Expedition is on!

After months of meetings and a ton of work, the multi-sport winter expedition through the University of Alaska Anchorage is on! I am so honored to be taking a group of 10 outdoor leaders on a week-long expedition in the backcountry of Alaska this March. This is my internship through the HPER program and a cumulation of my experience as …

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