Monthly Archives: December 2013

Dirt Biking in Elephant Butte

Elephant Butte VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL Bad news first? ATVs (non-licensed vehicles) are not allowed to play in the huge near-abandoned sand pit known as Elephant Butte Lake State Park. The next-to-the-last picture in the series above might give … Continue reading

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Another Dumb Idea

Remember these things? My parents always had one and the story was always the same. The weak link, usually the phono turntable, would fail after a year or two. If you hauled the whole mess to a repair shop, you … Continue reading

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Reputations and Resale Values

One of the less-admitted aspects of getting information in the internet is that almost nothing from that source is unbiased. There are homers and haters and everything in-between and many of the people providing assistance—technical or emotional—have a vested interest … Continue reading

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Bending Without Breaking

My wife is a big fan or horoscopes, particularly Rob Brezsny’s column, “Free Will Astrology.” Whenever I trip over a free magazine that has his column, I bring it home for her. Because I’m a habitual reader, I usually look … Continue reading

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Working on A Phobia

We’ve been camped in the vicinity of the world’s fastest vanishing lake, Elephant Butte Lake, near Truth or Consequences, NM, since last Wednesday. It’s hard to comprehend the level of drought this state has experienced in the last twenty years, … Continue reading

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Product Review: Giant Loop Coyote Saddlebag, Dry Bag, & Diablo Tank Bag

All Rights Reserved © 2011 Thomas W. Day   The left side view of the whole caboodle packed and ready for a camping trip to Wisconsin. After a moto-camping trip to Canada, I realized that my small bike luggage had … Continue reading

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Communicating with the Factory

A good bit of my career was spent in Customer/Technical Service. For all of that, I always tried to imagine myself on the other side of the phone, even when the other side of the phone was attached to an … Continue reading

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