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Midlife in College: Internship Presentation

Here is a slideshow of my internship exit presentation. This is a video of our winter multi-sport expedition. It was created by one of the team members who is also a journalism student at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

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Psymon

I can not believe it I am a grandpa. First it was midlife crisis that forced me into college at 42 and instead of that fancy red Corvette but, yes it is true, my son Tyler is a daddy and I am a grandpa. I think I want to be called Gee, you know the sled dog term to turn …

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Hawaii 2017

Michele and I visited the Big Island of Hawaii this March-April for the first time. This is our third time to Hawaii and each island has its our character and charm.

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ACE Profile: Michele Forto

Occupation: Paralegal, Entrepreneur, Student Residence: Willow, Alaska. A lovely wooded little hamlet that has the most spectacular views of Denali (Mt. McKinley) ACE Region: Northwest Track Record (Since 2015) Wood: 63 Steel: 171 Total: 234 Most difficult coaster to add to your track record: The Voyage – Holiday World Most sought after coaster to get to: Colossus (Twisted) – Magic Mountain What …

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ACE Profile: Robert Forto

Occupation: Dog Musher Residence: Willow, Alaska. We are about an hour and a half north of Anchorage and at least a five hour flight to anywhere ACE Region: Northwest Track Record (Since 2015): Wood: 76 Steel: 195 Total: 271 Most difficult coaster to add to your track record: Lightning Rod at Dollywood Most sought after coaster to get to: Mystic Timbers at Kings Island What …

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Rock n Roller 16: Family Time and Storm Chaser

Michele is back in Alaska and I am on my own for almost a week. I have a soft deadline to keep. I have to be at the airport in Austin Texas on Friday to pick her up and one of the service dogs we are delivering, Rags, to his owner in San Antonio. Today I would be back in …

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True Leadership

Leadership is a buzzword in business. It is what we strive for in our communities and what we teach our children. Some leaders and politicians use devices that make them appear to be comfortable around all types of people. These leaders use methods to change their appearance and attitudes to fit the situation, placing on the seeming interest they have …

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Rock n Roller 16: Michele Leaves and Holiday World

I dropped Michele off at O’Hare early in the morning. I was surprised how easy it was to get in and out of one the busiest airports in the country. Aside from being cut off a few times by taxis and frazzled moms dropping off their Jos. A Banks suit-decked husbands traveling to conventions in Des Moines to hawk their …

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Rock n Roller 16: The Moon and Six Flags Great America

Six Flags Great America is in Northwest Chicago, closer to Wisconsin than Michigan Avenue. We headed out early for the almost hour drive to the park. It was very busy as we entered the parking lot. We had a bit of an issue to deal with before we entered the park. Michele had lost, rather actually mailed out, her Six …

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New Years Resolutions 2017

It is that time of year again. We made it through the materalistic fiasco that we affectionatly call Christmas and for most of us the new year brings hope and dreams of new found wealth, a healthier lifestyle, goals, to do lists, resolutions and a firm commitment not to ever end up on the next season of the Biggest Loser… …

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