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Halloween 2013

Thanks to Courtney Kane for the camera work on this one. I believe she filmed it on a flip-phone.

A Hike with Marc

It was a bit chilly and certainly mushy in parts on account of the bizarre snowfall the day before, but the hike in the Winsted Woods, which has entrances at Gilbert High and traces along old route 8 North, was scenic and enjoyable. Both Marc and I got a chance to break in and test out our new hiking boots (he in Scarpa’s and I in Columbia’s). We were both pleased with the results. We forgot to jam to some Van Morrison’s Into the Mystic, which has been on my mind lately, when we arrived home, so I’ve included it below to play if you wish.

 

JATO 3.3 Ready to Rock

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of picking up a like-new Traxxas JATO 3.3. My JATO had somehow gotten rusted over the winter in my barn. Lesson learned. However, the aluminum hop-up parts I’d bought were still almost mint. They needed a buffing and I cleverly thought to throw a couple coats of clear enamel on …

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