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NaBloPoMo: Did you have an imaginary friend?

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is: Did you have an imaginary friend? No I didn’t but one thing that is sure to creep anyone out is this video of the top five imaginary friends in the movies including Danny Torrance in the The Shining. Check it out: …

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Road Trippin’: Doing the Funky Chicken

One of the quirkiest communities in the eastern Interior of Alaska is the village of Chicken. Located at about mile 66 of the Taylor Highway and is comprised of downtown Chicken, the Original Chicken Gold Camp/Chicken Creek Outpost and the Goldpanner. Chicken got its name in 1902 when it was incorporated officially. Rumor has it that the residents wanted to …

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NaBloPoMo: Do you think you are a good sport?

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Todays topic is: do you think you are a good sport? That is up for debate. I guess it would depend on who you are asking. I do not let my kids win at games to make them feel good and I have, on …

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NaBloPoMo: Is there any game you are too old to play?

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Todays topic is: Is there any game you are too old to play? What is the old adage? If it is too loud, you are too old? I think the same thing applies to games. I guess it would be unfair to play little …

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NaBloPoMo: What is the last game you played?

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Todays topic is: what is the last game you played? I haven’t had the privilege, or the curse depending on how you look at it, for the last couple weeks of hanging out with another human being. I am up in Tok, Alaska watching …

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Smash that Ball Flea!

I am so proud of my little girl! Nicole is a freshman at Houston High School in Alaska and is the starting catcher on the junior varsity team and the back-up catcher on varsity. As a freshman! Nicole is away from home for the first time playing games in Kenai and Homer. On the way down she texted me and …

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NaBloPoMo: With charades, do you prefer to act or guess?

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Todays topic is: With charades, do you prefer to act or guess? I have always considered myself a thespian. No, I didn’t take drama in high school. I played sports like every other red blooded American male should do. But I was a bit …

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NaBloPoMo: CandyLand or Chutes and Ladders?

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Todays topic is: Pick your poison: Candy Land or Chutes-and-Ladders and why? I have said it twice now. I do not like board games. I think they are a waste of several hours of one’s life and if you can’t find anything better to …

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NaBloPoMo:What is the worst game to get stuck playing?

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is: What is the worst game to get stuck playing? I have said it once and I will say it again. Monopoly. Yep that is right, the iconic board games has got to be the worst game in the …

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