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Pop, Pop, Pop

POP! At first, I wasn’t sure what happened.  Was the car backfiring?  Did a tire blow out? No, the car seemed to functioning just the same as always.  Still, I’d definitely heard a loud pop and it seemed to be coming from the rear of the car. Only upon arriving…

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Driving the Back Roads

We followed the Ford Explorer closely, not wanting to get lost in this mountain community we didn’t know.  After driving for two or three miles on the ridge top road, we took a right turn onto a rough dirt road.  Dirt?  I hadn’t expected that.  Wouldn’t the car get all…

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Jokulsarlon, Iceland

Mile upon mile of black plains with nothing to break the wind from sweeping across the roadway.  Yellow posts line both sides of the road.  I mused what they were for.  In Colorado, stakes line the sides of mountain roads to guide the snowplows during the blinding snowstorms we sometimes…

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Visiting another land of wind and snow

Peaks of snow capped mountains immediately appear before me.  A cold and dampness hit me.  The wind sweeps across the wide open terrain, stinging my eyes.  Not surprising, given there is not a tree in sight to help block it as it soars down the side of the mountains. Not knowing any…

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