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Soul Rider: Challenge to the psyche

Facing Fear and Finding Redemption on a Harley by Carolyn Fox Skyhorse Publishing, $11.55, 263pp. Available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and independent booksellers In the course of every life, few dodge the ups, downs and points between. It can be a wild ride, regardless of conveyance. The difference between the baggage author Carolyn Fox packed for the road and ...

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Where Am I? November 2017

It is a beach, or a highway? And just how long can you drive? Third week of August colorful kites fill the sky July’s sand sculpting festival is a treat for the eye Try the Cottage Bakery & Deli on Pacific Their pastries consistently please clientele It’s an old-fashioned shop with early hours Walk in, have a coffee and savor ...

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Chewin the Fat Boy: October, 2017

After months of wildfire smoke fouling the air here in the NE corner of Washington State, with temps over 90 degrees and the unmistakable smell of burnt wood hanging over us longer than anyone alive could recollect, finally, it cleared a few days ago. The deep orange cast on the sun and moon—an eerie veil lifted, if only for those ...

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Where am I? Winner: Gary Jones

September 2017’s mystery location: Cripple Creek, Colorado The history of the Old West has long fascinated 47-year-old Gary Jones of South Lake Tahoe, California. Newly returned to riding thanks to a less-than-gentle nudge from a Wide Glide-riding friend John C., as Gary Jones scanned the Where am I? September issue clues, reading the name “Bob Womack” and hearing tell of ...

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Where am I?: October 2017

There’s a long gradual downhill to the waterfront Quick if you speed here the whole way Takes longer coming from the N; from the County Seat Winding from 41st on the boulevard, catching some rays It’s a good camping ground so says the translation A lighthouse, ample parking and a ferryboat dock Prepare to duck Frisbees, be sprayed by shaking ...

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Chewin’ the Fat Boy: September, 2017

September is a favorite in most households, I’d wager. It’s a month with many friends’ and family’s birthdays, those celebrants a product of amorous yuletide celebrations gone by; it’s the month when Tamarack (a.k.a. Larch) trees begin to defoliate but offer up a brilliant gold before the needles drop. September in the Northwest finds us looking forward to the Anacortes, ...

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Where am I? Winner: Robert Shipman

August 2017’s mystery location: Zillah, Washington As a lad born and raised in Toppenish, that berg being less than 10 miles from the mystery location for our August riddle, Robert Shipman knew the riddle answer in an instant. His correct response submitted; the time arranged for a telephone interview secured; it didn’t work out as either of us planned. When ...

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Where am I?: September 2017

This Rocky Mountain high valley has quite a story Bobby Womack is central to the tale Which once began in Poverty Enjoyed still by narrow gauge rail Boom to bust then a rebirth Legal gambling and gold kept folks guessin’ A story-teller(s) county Since ’95 it’s boom at ye old Cressin. Hats off in June, not a bowler but a ...

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Chewin’ the Fat Boy: August, 2017

Summer doesn’t seem like it’s game-on until the first wienie, the first barbecue, the choke of smoke rising from a grill or open fire. So, any event that ends on the beach, with wienies and burgers (for your kind donation), well, who’d want to miss that? The trick with a lot of things that don’t grade as top dietary drawer, ...

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Where am I? solution: Breaking down the clues

Last month’s mystery location: Oxbow, Oregon Because the Where am I? riddle for July 2017 stumped our readership, THUNDER PRESS staff suggested we share the mystery location and de-construct the riddle sprinkling in a few facts about the area. Admittedly, the clues were tricky because they were so obvious in the July riddle’s text. So follow along to get inside ...

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