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Yo Greg and Pat et al,

 

 

 

Seems that fellow was mighty busy this week getting nowhere. He even

 

showed up at a Lewis and Clark E-Group. Some people,... eh?

 

God Bless and Happy Holidays.

 

 

 

the landrunner

 

 

 

BTW - Has anyone been reading up on Lewis and Clark lately? The Corps

 

of Discovery Expedition? The waterway "road" to the west! The

 

bicentennial is right around the corner!

 

 

 

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Guest Greg Laxton

He also showed up on a band list I sub to, fenderbenders2002. Ironically, it

 

was the same day the leader of that band passed away. Great timing, huh?

 

 

 

Greg

 

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Subject: [AMERICAN_ROAD] Re: Spam (was "find...")

 

 

 

 

 

Yo Greg and Pat et al,

 

 

 

Seems that fellow was mighty busy this week getting nowhere. He even

 

showed up at a Lewis and Clark E-Group. Some people,... eh?

 

God Bless and Happy Holidays.

 

 

 

the landrunner

 

 

 

BTW - Has anyone been reading up on Lewis and Clark lately? The Corps

 

of Discovery Expedition? The waterway "road" to the west! The

 

bicentennial is right around the corner!

 

 

 

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> Looks like this one is making the rounds. It showed up on another

 

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Guest Becky Ransom

It is with great pleasure and pride that I announce

 

that the "Turtles" at Mock Turtle Press have created

 

an outstanding web site for the Old Route 66

 

Association of Texas. You may take your virtual tour

 

down Old Route 66 in Texas at this address

 

 

 

http://www.mockturtlepress.com/texas/index.html

 

 

 

If you are interested in receprocal linking to the

 

site you may request permission by sending your

 

information to Curtis Osmun

 

 

 

cosmun@mockturtlepress.com

 

 

 

On behalf of the Old Route 66 Association of Texas I

 

would like to thank the Mock Turtle Press folks for

 

all their hard work and creativity in the creation of

 

our web site. I'm sure it will draw many more people

 

to our state and allow us to educate them about Route

 

66 here and in the other seven states.

 

 

 

If you have any comments or questions you are welcome

 

to e-mail me at

 

 

 

teachus66@mockturtlepress.com

 

 

 

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President Old Route 66 Association of Texas

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Guest Jim Ross

Greetings from AMERICAN ROAD magazine. To find out more about our group and our

publication, simply post a message here or go to www.mockturtlepress.com and

take a virtual tour of our personal wonderland. We are about to embark on a

great adventure, and hope you will catch a ride with us. We're going places.

 

Jim Ross

Managing Editor, American Road

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Hi Gang,

 

 

 

I just got back from Tulsa. Michael is doing well. They have moved him to a

 

rehab unit and he is able to be in a wheelchair now. His leg is in a splint, and

 

they have postponed the hip surgery indefinitely. He has begun physical therapy

 

and can go home once he becomes more mobile. He asked me to send a message of

 

thanks and gratitude for all of you who sent cards, prayers, etc. He has

 

received several hundred cards and emails, which have been a great source of

 

comfort. He jokingly said, "Kind of gives you a glimpse of what your funeral

 

might be like." Visitors are welcome, so if you are in the area he is in room

 

592 in the Health Plaza at St. John Medical Center. As modern as the place is,

 

they have no computer hookups, so he is without a way to communicate except by

 

phone.

 

 

 

That's it. If any new information comes my way, I'll pass it along.

 

 

 

Jim R.

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Guest Fran E

Becky,

 

The web site is terrific! Also want to let you know Jane, Diane, Kip, Quinn

 

and I, along with several other Missouri and Kansas 66er's, will be cruising

 

out to Tucumcari next July. Since we really don't know how large a group we

 

will wind up with, we have made reservations at the Pow Wow. We are all

 

looking forward to the 2nd Annual Roadie Gathering.

 

Fran in Cuba, MO.

 

 

 

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Cc: ; route66new@yahoogroups.com

 

Subject: [route66] Web Site for the Old Route 66 Association of Texas

 

 

 

It is with great pleasure and pride that I announce

 

that the "Turtles" at Mock Turtle Press have created

 

an outstanding web site for the Old Route 66

 

Association of Texas. You may take your virtual tour

 

down Old Route 66 in Texas at this address

 

 

 

http://www.mockturtlepress.com/texas/index.html

 

 

 

If you are interested in receprocal linking to the

 

site you may request permission by sending your

 

information to Curtis Osmun

 

 

 

cosmun@mockturtlepress.com

 

 

 

On behalf of the Old Route 66 Association of Texas I

 

would like to thank the Mock Turtle Press folks for

 

all their hard work and creativity in the creation of

 

our web site. I'm sure it will draw many more people

 

to our state and allow us to educate them about Route

 

66 here and in the other seven states.

 

 

 

If you have any comments or questions you are welcome

 

to e-mail me at

 

 

 

teachus66@mockturtlepress.com

 

 

 

-Becky Ransom

 

President Old Route 66 Association of Texas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Guest Alex Burr

Hi Becky,

 

 

 

Your site brings back a time when a friend of

 

mine and I drove 66 BEFORE it became old 66.

 

 

 

The two of us celebrated our newly one freedom

 

(obtaining our drivers licenses) by talking our

 

folks into letting us drive from Maine to

 

California and back. We took U S 20 most of the

 

way out to the mid-west and picked up 66 in the

 

middle of Illinois - and headed west.

 

 

 

In CA we went north on 101 on up to Oregon and

 

Washington state, then home on various routes -

 

2, 20 and 12.

 

 

 

When was this - you can't imagine two 15 - yes

 

we were 15 years old at the time (in Maine you

 

could get your license at 15 - but it was changed

 

not long after we got ours to 16) doing a trip

 

like this today. And we did it in a 1937 Dodge

 

coupe - tho we came home with a 1938 Plymouth

 

coupe. The Dodge blew an engine in Oregon -

 

about a quarter mile from a junk yard.

 

 

 

What we did we drove until money got a little

 

low. Then we would work at something for a few

 

days, and then move on. You could do things like

 

that in - ready for this - 1953.

 

 

 

We lost a lot when the interstates were built -

 

but I suppose progress would have demanded that

 

hat trick sooner or later.

 

 

 

Keep on trucking.

 

 

 

Hudsonly,

 

Alex B

 

 

 

--- Becky Ransom <teach66@amaonline.com> wrote:

 

> It is with great pleasure and pride that I

 

> announce

 

> that the "Turtles" at Mock Turtle Press have

 

> created

 

> an outstanding web site for the Old Route 66

 

> Association of Texas. You may take your virtual

 

> tour

 

> down Old Route 66 in Texas at this address

 

>

 

> http://www.mockturtlepress.com/texas/index.html

 

>

 

>

 

> If you are interested in receprocal linking to

 

> the

 

> site you may request permission by sending your

 

> information to Curtis Osmun

 

>

 

> cosmun@mockturtlepress.com

 

>

 

> On behalf of the Old Route 66 Association of

 

> Texas I

 

> would like to thank the Mock Turtle Press folks

 

> for

 

> all their hard work and creativity in the

 

> creation of

 

> our web site. I'm sure it will draw many more

 

> people

 

> to our state and allow us to educate them about

 

> Route

 

> 66 here and in the other seven states.

 

>

 

> If you have any comments or questions you are

 

> welcome

 

> to e-mail me at

 

>

 

> teachus66@mockturtlepress.com

 

>

 

> -Becky Ransom

 

> President Old Route 66 Association of Texas

 

>

 

>

 

>

 

>

 

> [Non-text portions of this message have been

 

> removed]

 

>

 

>

 

> Visit our homepage at:

 

> http://www.mockturtlepress.com

 

>

 

> To subscribe to AMERICAN ROAD magazine, PHONE

 

> TOLL-FREE 1-877-285-5434 WITH YOUR ORDER TODAY!

 

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> 3168, Lynnwood, WA 98046-3168

 

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Guest Edward C Anderson

Jim R.

 

 

 

 

 

First let me say I am very happy to hear Michael Wallis is doing well

 

now..I've been so busy lately looking for a job that I can barely hop on

 

to check email so I was wondering if youhad Michael's Email address so i

 

can drop him an email with get well wishes and things that he can read

 

when he gets the chance..

 

 

 

THanks,

 

Ed

 

 

 

 

 

On Sat, 2 Nov 2002 17:47:38 -0600 "Jim Ross" <pathfinder66@earthlink.net>

 

writes:

 

> Hi Gang,

 

>

 

> I just got back from Tulsa. Michael is doing well. They have moved

 

> him to a rehab unit and he is able to be in a wheelchair now. His

 

> leg is in a splint, and they have postponed the hip surgery

 

> indefinitely. He has begun physical therapy and can go home once he

 

> becomes more mobile. He asked me to send a message of thanks and

 

> gratitude for all of you who sent cards, prayers, etc. He has

 

> received several hundred cards and emails, which have been a great

 

> source of comfort. He jokingly said, "Kind of gives you a glimpse of

 

> what your funeral might be like." Visitors are welcome, so if you

 

> are in the area he is in room 592 in the Health Plaza at St. John

 

> Medical Center. As modern as the place is, they have no computer

 

> hookups, so he is without a way to communicate except by phone.

 

>

 

> That's it. If any new information comes my way, I'll pass it along.

 

>

 

> Jim R.

 

>

 

>

 

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Guest Jim Ross

Alex,

 

 

 

Did you happen to have a camera with you on that 1953 trip?

 

 

 

Jim R.

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----- Original Message -----

 

From: Jim Ross

 

To: american_road@yahoogroups.com

 

Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 11:07 PM

 

Subject: Fw: Winners

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

----- Original Message -----

 

From: Jim Ross

 

To: american_road@yahoogroups.com

 

Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 10:52 PM

 

Subject: Winners

 

 

 

 

 

Greetings All,

 

 

 

I received word from our Washington office tonight the identities of the three

 

winners of the American Road free subscription contest held at the International

 

Route 66 Festival in Springfield, Illinois last weekend. We are proud to

 

announce that:

 

 

 

Tom Rogers, Springfield, IL

 

Bill Reaugh, Peoria, IL

 

and

 

William Buddington, Downers Grove, IL

 

 

 

will each receive a free one-year subscription to American Road magazine.

 

Congratulations!

 

 

 

Remember: American Dream. American Drive. American Road!

 

 

 

Jim Ross

 

Managing Editor

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Guest David G. Clark

I guess this is what I get for leaving home without a map--I was on

 

66 a minute ago, and now I don't know where I am!

 

 

 

Anybody know a decent place to get some road food around here? And

 

maybe a nice mom-and-pop motel where I can get some shut-eye on a

 

nice clean, comfortable bed?

 

 

 

I know some of you have got to have an idea where I am--it looks like

 

a good road, with all the features that make us love ol' route 66,

 

but I'm heading somewhere else. I'm sure you know the road I'm on--a

 

two lane highway, heading somewhere I may never get to, since there's

 

so much to see and do along the way. Maybe I'm heading toward your

 

hometown, or maybe I'm on your favorite road clear across the country.

 

 

 

So, folks, post up and tell me--If you were me, what road would you

 

be on, where does it go, what will I see along the way? Can I GET

 

there from here?

 

 

 

Gotta get off the road for a second now--I knew I should have taken a

 

pit stop BEFORE I started driving--so while I'm off taking care of

 

business, post up and tell be where to go!

 

 

 

Dave Clark

 

Windy City Road Warrior

 

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--- In AMERICAN_ROAD@y..., "Jim Ross" <pathfinder66@e...> wrote:

 

> Greetings from AMERICAN ROAD magazine. To find out more about our

 

group and our publication, simply post a message here or go to

 

www.mockturtlepress.com and take a virtual tour of our personal

 

wonderland. We are about to embark on a great adventure, and hope you

 

will catch a ride with us. We're going places.

 

 

 

Congratulations Jim and Thomas on the advent of what's going to be

 

the BEST roadie magazine ever, and congratulations Pat and Jennifer

 

on setting up a place where we can learn, discuss, and share our

 

excitement about the roads we travel and the people and things we se

 

along the way.

 

 

 

Let me start my membership in this group by saying that I'm writing

 

this email from the Tradewinds Motel, across the street from the

 

Route 66 Museum in Clinton, OK (just a regular room.... didn't spring

 

for the "Elvis" room this time... decided to be thrifty for once in

 

my life! I'm on my way back from the dedication ceremony for the

 

beautiful granite Will Rogers plaque which has been erected on Route

 

66 at the OK/TX border. What a magnificent event the ceremony was!

 

A caravan of 16 cars (both vintage and new, adorned with Route 66

 

signs and flags)cruised Route 66 from Clinton to Texola, where we

 

stopped at the Windmill Restaurant to pick up the Texas delegation

 

and hear welcoming speeches, then proceeded to the monument itself.

 

The day was clear and beautiful, with gorgeous pink clouds floating

 

above us, and the crowd was impressive! Besides about 50 (or maybe

 

even more!) of us Route 66 enthusiasts from OK and TX, we were also

 

joined by State Senators, Representatives, County Commissioners (all

 

of whose names I've forgotten -- sorry) and a busload of senior

 

citizen tourists from California! Jeff Meyer from the Illinois

 

Association was there as well, and the incredible Harley and

 

Annabelle Russell ("The Mediocre Music Makers") entertained us

 

with "Your Land Is My Land", and "Get Your Kicks on Route 66". How

 

perfect could a day be? I'm so happy to begin my association with

 

this E-group by being able to report this extraordinary and wonderful

 

event to you.

 

 

 

(Oh, and by the way, I handed out a whole fistful of AMERICAN ROAD

 

pamphlets at the ceremony, and left some more at Harley and

 

Annabelle's store afterwards!)

 

 

 

Laurel Kane

 

Afton Station

 

Afton, OK

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Guest Alex Burr

Greetings,

 

 

 

From a tired old roadie - I'm one of those who go back far enough to

 

remember the time when there weren't any interstates (barely). Old

 

enough to remember when there weren't any Mickey D's or BK's or DQ's.

 

Old enough to remember when Mom & Pop ran the tourist camps, the

 

garages, the little "home-cooking, all-you-can-eat-for-$1.50"

 

resturants. And I'm only 65!!!!!!!!!!!! So it wasn't all that long ago!!

 

 

 

It wasn't all sunshine and gravy tho; as C W McCall sings in his

 

song, "Old 30", "she was 3000 miles of rockin' rollin' highway,

 

radiators boiling in the summer sun..........". Yeah, traveling in

 

the late 40's, early 50's could be a real adventure - you just never

 

knew what was going to be around the next corner.

 

 

 

So we look forward to the stories - and hope there's a few old

 

timers join in so we can have a look at the fun and adventure of road

 

traveling years ago.

 

 

 

Keep on trucking.

 

 

 

Hudsonly,

 

Alex B

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Dave,

 

 

 

It was good to finally meet you in Springfield. Allow me to officially welcome

 

you, and all those joining you, to AR's egroup. Please tell your friends and

 

fellow road fanatics about us, and let's get some serious discussion going.

 

 

 

I don't know if we're there yet, but we are sure as heck going somewhere!

 

 

 

Jim Ross

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Alex,

 

 

 

I'm a bit younger, but I do remember nickel pop machines and service with a

 

smile at your friendly filling station.

 

It sounds like you really have some stories to tell. So how about a few?

 

 

 

Jim R.

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Thank you Laurel for helping to spread the word about American Road and for the

 

update on the cool event at the OK/TX border. Of course, next Sat. is the TX/OK

 

Red River war between a couple of highly ranked football teams, but we won't go

 

there. :-)

 

 

 

If anyone else has news from historic road events, wherever they may be, please

 

share.

 

 

 

Jim R.

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Looking forward to see more from this group.

 

I'll have to look up the magazine, is it available in Florida?

 

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Hello to everyone from eastern Ohio, the only state that's round on

 

both ends and "hi" in the middle!

 

 

 

I've been a fan of old roads since I was a youngster. Originally

 

from Dayton, OH I've lived all over the world while a member of the

 

US Army Military Police Corps=Ethiopia (East Africa), Vietnam,

 

Okinawa, The Netherlands, and a multitude of stateside postings.

 

 

 

My "mail order" wife and I now live in beautiful Tuscarawas County,

 

Ohio, approximately 30 miles south of Canton and 40 miles north of

 

Cambridge; I'm the resident auto damage appraiser in this area for

 

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group.

 

 

 

If anyone's in the area, let me know and we'll meet for coffee!

 

 

 

Mike Austing

 

New Philadelphia, OH

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Guest Greg Laxton

Thanks for the invite to join the list. Looking forward to riding along!

 

 

 

How's the magazine's distribution in the DC area? Anything I can do to

 

help?

 

 

 

Greg Laxton

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Guest Michael L. Ward

Jim, Thomas, Pat and Jennifer,

 

 

 

Thanks so much for starting this e-group and for starting publication

 

on American Road. I'm really looking forward to the first issue and

 

to reading the posts on this e-group. The more interest we can all

 

generate in preserving the highway history of the United States the

 

better.

 

 

 

Thanks,

 

 

 

Mike

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Guest grandall52

Thank you American Road,

 

 

 

And especially you the Roadmaven for putting this group together. The

 

two-lane highways bring us in touch with the real America in my

 

opinion. Where else can you stop and fill your tank and mingle with

 

the great locals of small town America? You can wander into a small

 

cafe without standing in line or picking a number to order your food.

 

There's a whole new world of adventure out there around the next bend

 

in the road if you take the time to slow down and enjoy it.

 

 

 

It was great to meet many of in Springfield, IL last week at the

 

Route 66 Celebration and I was overjoyed to find out that there's a

 

new magazine devoted to the other two-lanes coming out. Thanks Thomas

 

and Becky Repp and Jim Ross for putting this together. You'll be

 

getting my subscription as soon as I can sweet talk my wife out of

 

the checkbook :-) We should be closing on our new old house (1917)

 

next week in Yuma, Colorado so we've been counting our pennies.

 

Speaking of Yuma, it has a great old two lane - HWY 34 - running

 

through it too. I had the wonderful experience of getting stuck in a

 

cattle drive 15 miles from town on my return trip from Springfield

 

last week. Yes, only on the two-lanes! I love it.

 

 

 

See you down the road,

 

 

 

Guy Randall

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Guest David G. Clark

--- In AMERICAN_ROAD@y..., "grandall52" <grandall@c...> wrote:

 

 

 

> We should be closing on our new old house (1917)

 

> next week in Yuma, Colorado so we've been counting our pennies.

 

> Speaking of Yuma, it has a great old two lane - HWY 34 - running

 

> through it too. I had the wonderful experience of getting stuck in

 

a

 

> cattle drive 15 miles from town on my return trip from Springfield

 

> last week. Yes, only on the two-lanes! I love it.

 

>

 

> See you down the road,

 

>

 

> Guy Randall

 

 

 

Guy!

 

 

 

First of all, it was great meeting you in Springfield. Now, do you

 

realize that your "great two lane", U.S. 34, shares pavement here in

 

the Chicago area with good ol' 66? Ogden Avenue, which is 66 through

 

most of Chicago, then all of Cicero and Berwyn, is currently still 34!

 

At Harlem Avenue, 66 turns south, but 34 continues on Ogden through

 

several more cities and towns on its way west through Illinois.

 

 

 

So, there's an adventure for you! Follow 34 all the way east to the

 

beginning of 66, then explore 66 back west! And when you're in MY

 

neck of the woods, stop in for a visit!

 

 

 

Dave Clark

 

Windy City Road Warrior

 

http://www.windycityroadwarrior.com

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Guest Mike Gassmann

Hello All,

 

I'm really excited about this new eGroup! And it only make me want to kick

 

myself even more for not making it to Springfield! :-)

 

Pour it on!

 

Mike

 

www.catsupbottle.com

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Guest Jim Ross

Greg, R.V., and gang,

 

 

 

Thanks for all the enthusiasm you have for American Road! Believe me, I am as

 

eager as anyone to hold it in my hands. Unfortunately, there is a tremendous

 

amount of work to be done to get the first issue assembled, printed, and

 

distributed, which is why we announced when we did for an "on-sale" date of next

 

spring. As for making it available in the D.C. area, Florida, or anywhere else,

 

this will depend entirely on the distributor. The sure bet is to subscribe and

 

have it delivered to your door.

 

 

 

Greg, thank you for joining our caravan. For those of you who may not know, Greg

 

is founder and host the Route 66 egroup, and our rapid growth here is due in no

 

small part to the good folks who can be counted among his more than 500 members.

 

 

 

Finally, R.V., when you get a minute would you send your email address to me at:

 

heartland@mockturtlepress.com

 

 

 

Cheers,

 

Jim R.

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Guest thelandrunner

Greetings Jim, Thomas and Rebecca,

 

 

 

As ELP would say: "Welcome back my friends... to the show that NEVER

 

ends." Good to know that someday soon, we'll all be intersecting on

 

the great highways of America. The Father and Mother Roads are only

 

the tip of the iceberg, and the adventures and possibilities are

 

truely endless along the trails and weaves. Our Two Lane Highways are

 

concrete evidence that trails once existed, and one lifetime will

 

never be enough for us to appreciate ALL there is offered as we

 

traverse behind our fore-fathers. So great to be in such grand

 

company in the search for the expected and unexpected.

 

 

 

Congratulations in your pursuit to share the road experiences of

 

those who meandor the narrow roads and two track trails, and for

 

those whose lives depend daily on their existence. The AMERICAN ROAD

 

magazine publication is sure to bring the much needed increase in

 

awareness, appreciation, resurgence, preservation, and excitement to

 

America's history of travel and exploration along America's trails,

 

highways, and byways. Looking forward immensly to Volume One, Number

 

One. Count me there!

 

 

 

And I thought all these years, that my words were falling on deaf

 

ears. You've made my day! Yes indeed!

 

 

 

Welcome to the club my fellow landrunners! (;D

 

 

 

Give me a shout if ever I can be of any assistance to your cause. In

 

the meantime,...I'll be seeing ya'll just around the next bend on the

 

new horizons ahead of us.

 

 

 

God Bless and Happy Trails.

 

 

 

the landrunner

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