August 7, 2003
I am going to Key West and will probably not
be Strong Bad
I am off to Islands of Adventure with my brother for the day
Mount Shasta Herald, Weed Press, Dunsmuir News - Mt. Shasta News
Spring is a season of rebirth, a time of newness of life and fresh beginnings across the countryside. The climbing sun and the warm valley winds push back the snows in the high mountain country revealing a multitude of colorful blooming wild flowers, lush green meadows, crystal blue lakes and swift running streams.
Dogwood fills the woodlands and landscape with cheery white flowers; willow, alder, oak and a multitude of other deciduous trees burst into a leafy green canopy. Sounds of the forest return with the Stellar Jay's chatter, the kakking call of the northern goshawk and the melodies of songbirds.
REBEL TONIC TOADS
OK, it's in November, so we'll be surfing on
frozen chunks of ice, but surfing is surfing in
San Diego-and camp is camp, so it ought to
be totally sick.
So we get there, and it's all good, but it turns
out we're thinkin' more about surfing than
camping. I mean, the waves are what we're
here for, and camping is like, you know, just
for sleeping. Like, how tough can it be? We're
all waxin' our boards on the beach, and then
they sorta dump these bags of tents and stuff
in front of us and say, "Dudes, go set up your
Set up your tents. That's cool. No
sweat. Set up your tents. We can do that.
Florida To Prudhoe Bay, Alaska - Stuart Heaslet
Early in the planning stages, I had chosen a Motoport Ultra II two piece armored suit for the trip, complete with thermal liners. While it seemed to outsiders that the suit was too heavy for summer riding, this did not prove to be the case. Motoport has an interesting approach to engineering its gear, with removable thermal/moisture liners that zip inside the uncoated Cordura shell jacket and pant. Motoport has chosen not to slavishly subscribe to the notion that a good riding suit must have a waterproof outer shell, impervious to water.
Parks and recreation areas
Broadway Recreation Complex
Winfield's newest park at Broadway Street and the bypass. A Regulation size baseball field, 4 youth/softball fields, 6 soccer fields, 1 football field and batting cages. Contact Winfield Recreation Commission at 620-221-2160.
Chaplin Nature Center
...exists to help people understand themselves in relationship to the natural environment upon which we all depend for life. Visitors may see, smell, hear, taste and feel nature in order to gain a better appreciation and understanding of the inter- relationships between all living things. For information call 442- 4133 or 442-7227.
Articles - Discovering Uganda - The Pearl of Africa
If you think that the typical Africa countryside doesn't offer you rolling emerald hills, snow capped mountains, misty forests and deep, crystal clear lakes then you haven't been to Uganda. Even though Uganda is a small country, it offers all of this and a lot more - white water rafting, gorilla tracking, game viewing and some of the best trekking in Africa. Most importantly, the friendly and relaxed locals all speak excellent English. What more could you ask for from an exotic holiday destination?
I arrived in Uganda after 2 months travelling in North Africa (Libya, Egypt and Sudan and another month in Ethiopia).
The Prince George's Post -- A Community Newspaper
Spending Time With the Democratic Women's Club
By Norma Jean Fazenbaker
During the last week in October, I spent three days in Ocean City with the United Democratic Women's Club at their convention for all the Maryland Districts. It is a lot of fun being with women who feel the same way about the Democratic party. We are all hoping that we can get our party members riled up for the next two elections so we can take back our state and our country. I am asking all of my readers who are good Democrats to make sure that you are registered and that you vote.
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Southwest Colorado Springs residents lost their last bid Monday to ban open campfires at a new state park that they fear could get out of hand and spread to nearby homes.
The Cheyenne Mountain Neighborhood Association has tried for a year to get only propane cooking allowed at Cheyenne Mountain State Park, slated to open in 2004. Members said the fire pits on 66 camping sites would be too close to their homes and would pose a threat to the surrounding area.
After unsuccessful negotiations with Colorado State Parks, association president John Vasilakis asked the City Council last month to pass a resolution opposing open pits.
Crow Wing State Park
But, I live in this world. Walking along a trail through the beautiful, mixed hardwood forest of Crow Wing, my approaching footfalls startled a smallish red squirrel. He darted away from me and scurried up an old oak. On a high branch, he tried to blend with his surroundings. He didn't twitch a muscle, hoping I wouldn't see him. Sunlight gave him away, backlighting his fuzzy red tail. Our eyes locked and I could feel his heart racing in fear. I wished that I could convey to the squirrel that I meant no harm, but centuries of genetic coding tell the squirrel that I am predator and he is prey and no amount of wishful thinking will change that.
Ninety Five And Still Going Strong (from Borehamwood Times)
This month the 1st Elstree Scouts celebrate their 95th anniversary, making them one of the oldest scout troops in the world.
The troop was formed after war hero Lord Baden-Powell attended a house party at the home of Arthur Pearson, who published the book Scouting for Boys.
At the meeting Baden-Powell met Percy Everett, Pearson's literary editor, who lived in Elstree.
The men discussed launching a new youth organisation - the Boy Scouts, and Baden-Powell invited Everett to the first ever scout camp, held on Brownsea Island.
About Cruises - Cruise Travel Vacation Planning Guide
of Celebrity Cruises offering elite, exotic travel experiences, the line is making good on its promise to offer one Xpeditions experience on every major
Northern Star Online | Campus
Students who enjoy the outdoors might find their niche at the Outing Centre.
The center, located behind the Student Recreation Center, offers activities such as rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, spelunking, mountain hiking and backpacking.
These activities aren't only for the experienced outdoorsmen, however.
"These trips are for everyone," said Karen Rosenbloom, a senior art education major. "Whether they have gone before or not, experienced or inexperienced, we try to keep them at a moderate level," she said.
If someone experienced participates in one of the center's activities, the center will try to accommodate him or her.
McPherson Sentinel: News Column
"Camping" in the downtown area is a matter with which commissioners continue to wrestle. A draft of an ordinance prohibiting camping in city parking lots, and on certain public streets in the city, drawn up by City Attorney Phil Lacey was considered during a study session Monday.
The ordinance defines "camping" as occupying an automobile, truck or recreational vehicle as living quarters. It refers to parking a recreational vehicle on a street or in a municipal parking lot for three or more consecutive hours between the hours of 11:50 p.m. and 6 a.m., unless the vehicle is unoccupied the entire time it is parked.
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Ray and Lois Beving to be honored this Sunday as Kiwanis Citizens of the Year
It's written indelibly in a county record book, and the blessings all began with his timely birth.
Beving was born in Wilkins County near the Red River Valley. He spent his youth in Wadena, Minn., and graduated from Bertha Hewitt High School. "From there, I went into the service in World War II." He entered the Army Air Force in September 1942 and served 39 months as a radar repair technician. "I was in the air transport command. We flew supplies from India over the Himalaya Mountains into China when the Burma Road was captured by the Japanese.
Fam in tight corner over team funds
Fam found itself at a tight spot on Monday following government's delay to release funding for Flames' camping at Capital City Motel in Lilongwe and foreign-based contingent's air travel for this Saturday's World Cup second leg preliminary against Ethiopia in Lilongwe.
The association was further thrown in a delicate situation when Lilongwe Hotel made it crystal clear that it will not open the doors for the visiting Ethiopia national team which is expected to arrive on Wednesday unless a down payment is made.
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The Black Country Villan :
year old walking round the campsite that we used in Tenby every year,
I would knock on the doors of many a caravan and gladly announce that
"I am George
April 2, 2002 : Wenzel Propane Camping lanterns
CPSC, Wenzel Reminds Consumers about Recall of Propane CampingLanterns
WASHINGTON, D.C.- As Americans prepare for the camping season, they should check to see if their propane lantern is part of this recall. In
cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Wenzel Co., of St. Louis, Mo., is reminding consumers of its voluntary recall of about 290,000 propane-fueled camping lanterns with model names "Ozark Trail" or "Wenzel."
Lanterns purchased after September 1, 2001 are not covered by this recall.
President & Publisher
Arnold Garson has been president and publisher of the Argus Leader since 1996. A native of Lincoln, Neb., he has a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a master's degree from the University of California-Los Angeles. His newspaper career includes work as a reporter at the Omaha World-Herald; reporter and city editor at the Des Moines Tribune, reporter and managing editor at The Des Moines Register, and editor of The San Bernardino County (Cal.) Sun.
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