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ACE Preservation Conference: Indiana Beach

It has been quite the summer! The Rock n Roller Coaster Tour across America has taken me from Orlando to the Northeast to middle America and I find myself at my second American Coaster Enthusiasts Preservation Conference. This year we are at Indiana Beach in Monticello, Indiana and Michigan’s Adventure on the Great Lakes. Michele and I parted ways in …

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My daughter is growing up too fast!

It seemed just like yesterday my little girl Nicole would rock out to White Zombie with a sippy cup in one hand a cookie in the other in her car seat as we travelled down the mountain into Denver to run errands. Now she is growing up to become a very smart, beautiful young lady. She is entering her senior …

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Perfect Pan Steak

• First, ask your butcher for a 3.3-pound well-marbled bone-in ribeye in vacuum packaging. The bone is important, because it helps to keeps the meat moist. The vacuum part is important too, because it will avoid oxidation. • Put the meat out of the fridge at room temperature (not in a hot room, just normal temperature) for 24 hours inside …

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Thorr

Service dog, Thorr, has gone home to live with his new owner/handler in Sitka, Alaska

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Nicole and Bretange

Nicole and Bretange (Bre Bre) of the 9-11 Crew. Bre was born on 9-11 and to honor the dogs that served our country during the search we named the Crew after them.

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Recipe Rants: Blueberry Jelly

It has been a busy summer here at the Fort. We filled our freezer the smoked red salmon, we built a greenhouse and picked over a gallon and a half of blueberries to make jelly, BBQ sauce, muffins and more. Today I want to share a recipe that we found online and modified for our use. It took all of …

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