airboat ride in the everglades

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This morning started out like any other morning. The alarm went off at 6:15 so that we could get up and get on our way to the everglades. We left the Embassy Suites and walked down 17th Avenue toward the intercostal waterway where we were picking up our rental ...

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beautifulsoup, bonktown and growl

Here's a little script that combines two of my favorite pass times. Python programming and cycling. bonktown.com is a great site that has steep discounts on road cycling gear. They only sell one item at a time and they typically sell that item until it is gone. I ...

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aquamacs 2.0 elisp fun

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While waiting for the white smoke to emerge on Textmate 2.0, I decidedto revisit an old friend. It turns out the emacsen have been busysince I've been using TextMate. Aquamacs 2.0 is a great Cocoa port ofEmacs 23. Not sure whether I should call it a port ...
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test

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3 days of r&r in sedona

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After all of our hiking and rafting adventure we are ending the trip with 3 days of rest and relaxation in Sedona. Our major activities here are a Pink Jeep tour, Golfing, and a massage for the women in the family. Otherwise we are doing lots of pool time and ...

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grand canyon - river to rim

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The call for "Hooaaahhht Coffeeeeee" went out at 4:30AM. It was already twilight in the East and it was time to pack up camp and get on the rafts for the final 3/4 mile of our journey. We had all come a long way on this trip. From ...

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down the colorado into the canyon

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For three days we had a great raft trip with Wilderness River Adventures. The trip was amazing! For three days we saw the Grand Canyon in a way that few are lucky enough to see, from the bottom up. As we rafted along we literally saw the history of the ...

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bryce canyon sunrise -- antelope canyon

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It was an early morning today. The alarm went off at 5:30 and we were out of the hotel by 5:43. We made a short drive up to Bryce Point in twilight. The temperature was only 37 degrees but it did not seem too cold. We waited a ...

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angel's landing

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Our first day of hiking in Zion National Park was great! Here is our goal for the day:

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From the bus stop known as "The Grotto" we hiked 2 miles and 1,800 feet up to the top of Angel's Landing. The hike to the saddle point in the ...

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bryce -- navajo / queens garden

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According to National Park Service literature, the combination of the Navajo loop and the Queens Garden loop is called the best 3 mile hike in the world. I'd say they must be right. The first thing that is just totally amazing is when you first peer over the rim ...

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