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Monthly Archives: September 2013

RiverCat Journal : “Gloomy” Day in Kansas

Current Venue: Liberty, KS Campground:   Big Chief Campground Visiting : Dalton Gang Reenactment Coffeyville KS Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page We had a bit of rain and fog this weekend… I LOVE gloomy weather!  I get all full of energy.  And even though … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal : Big Red Band-Aid

Current Venue: Liberty, KS Campground:   Big Chief Campground Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page “A Traveling Worker’s Home Away From Home.”  That’s the Big Chief Campground slogan.  This is a worker’s campground.  No trees.  No picnic table.  No amenities.  It’s one large field nestled … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal : 48 Uglier

Current Venue: Altamont, KS Campground:   Idle Hour Lakes Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page I had gone 10 Travel Days Without an Incident.  With wind gusts over 30 miles per hour, I was uneasy about leaving Halstead.  The next day would have much of … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal : Highway 50

The following is my journey from Pueblo CO to Wichita KS on Route 50. Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page Tuesday September 17th Current Venue: Pueblo, CO Campground:   Haggards RV Campground  If there’s ever a place I could call an ideal home if I … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal : Anxious Journey

Current Venue: Pueblo, CO Campground:   Haggards RV Campground Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page I shove off towards Kansas tomorrow.  If I was anxious about getting over the Rockies with Memphis Red*, I may be twice as anxious about getting through the next 500-plus … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal : Perilous Cliffs, Cripple Creek, and the Giant Beast

Current Venue: Pueblo, CO Campground:   Haggards RV Campground Visiting:  Cripple Creek via Colorado Highway 67 Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page When I spoke to the park manager, Nancy, a couple weeks ago about the quickest way to Cripple Creek, I was astounded to … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal : Royal Gorge on a Musk Melon

Current Venue: Pueblo, CO Campground:   Haggards RV Campground Visiting:  Royal Gorge Bridge and The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page I made my way to The ‘Winery at Holy Cross Abbey in Canon City.  It’s a tiny vineyard with … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal : Mountain Thunderstorms

Current Venue: Pueblo, CO Campground:   Haggards RV Campground Visiting:  Observing a Mountain Thunderstorm and Visiting Swallows Wildlife Recreational Area Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page There is a strange occurrence here in the high plains of Pueblo.  The “mountain thunderstorm.”  And yes, that is … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal : Sheep Riders

Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page Current Venue: Pueblo, CO Campground:   Haggards RV Campground Visiting : Sheep Riders Competition at Colorado State Fair It’s over.  I estimate I’ve invested 100 hours in this venture between rehearsing and showing up every day.    The very unfortunate … Continue reading »

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