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The Great Baseball Ride: Game 13; Texas Rangers.

“Things could be worse. Suppose your errors were counted and published every day, like those of a baseball player.” Unknown After a couple of days at home, we started our next drive yesterday. It was a long drive, 12 hours to be exact. We were headed from Minnesota to Texas with a stop in southern …

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The Great Baseball Ride: Home After 34 Days On The Road.

“Is it possible for home to be a person and not a place?” Stephanie Perkins, Anna and the French Kiss Today we really have nothing to do but to drive home (five to seven hour drive).  Upon arriving home this will mark the first time since April 14th well be back in the state of …

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The Great Baseball Ride: Deadwood and Mount Rushmore.

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who …

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The Great Baseball Ride: Mountains Gandalf, Mountains!

“There are far better things ahead than the ones we leave behind.” C.S. Lewis Mile by mile, we get closer and closer to home. Our latest Super 8 – Missoula stay was fine.  This one was a bit more dated than others we’d stayed at, but it was nice enough.   We woke to a healthy …

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The Great Baseball Ride: A Volcano and Game 12; Seattle Mariners.

“Here in the corner attic of America, two hours’ drive from a rain forest, a desert, a foreign country, an empty island, a hidden fjord, a raging river, a glacier, and a volcano is a place where the inhabitants sense they can do no better, nor do they want to.” Timothy Egan, The Good Rain: …

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The Great Baseball Ride: We Drove Through a Tree.

“I want to go on a road trip. Just you and me. The highway, the radio, the blue sky, the back roads, and windows down. We’ll talk about everything and nothing. We’ll sing our hearts out, and we’ll make memories we’ll never forget. Just you and me.” Unknown We continue our drive north to Seattle …

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The Great Baseball Ride: Route 1 North of The Bay.

“You know what’s lame? Being in the car for-ev-er.” Soren We all had a good nights sleep.  The Ramada at the San Francisco Airport has been a good hotel.  Keke got it for around $100 or so a night. The location was been pretty good in relation to the airport and the stadium.  The room …

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