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Rock n Roller 16: Home of the Blues

As I headed south through Tennessee I had my sights set on a little town called Memphis, you know the one–the home of the blues, Graceland, bar-b-que and the largest Bass Pro Shop in the world that is built like a pyramid. Let that sink in for a second. America in all of our consumerism glory thinks it okay to …

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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: 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: 84 Steel: 218 Total: 302 Most difficult coaster to add to your track record: Lightning Rod at Dollywood Most sought after coaster to get to: Space Mountain at Walt Disney World What was …

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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: 96 Steel: 251 Total: 347 Most difficult coaster to add to your track record: Time Traveler Most sought after coaster to get to: Mystic Timbers at Kings Island What was the first …

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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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