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Old 12-20-07, 10:55 PM   #1
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Pic's of my commute

I saw a tree on a pond I wanted to take a picture of and decided to take some of my route on the way home from work. The majority of my 21 rt commute is by a lake. Nice views if the wind is not blowing.


This is as close as I can get to take a picture of work. Otherwise the guys with the guns start asking questions.





This is my bike lane.

There is about a mile with no shoulder at all. Luckily this is about as bad as traffic gets. The sidewalk ends a little ways up and its never clean so I always take the road.

I end the ride with next to the golf course.
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Merry Christmas back at ya!

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Please accept with no obligation, implied or implicit my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low stress, non-addictive, gender neutral celebration of the winter solstice holiday, practiced within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion or secular practices of your choice, with respect for the religious/secular persuasions and/or traditions of others, or their choice not to practice religious or secular traditions at all;"



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I saw a tree on a pond I wanted to take a picture of and decided to take some of my route on the way home from work. The majority of my 21 rt commute is by a lake. Nice views if the wind is not blowing.


This is as close as I can get to take a picture of work. Otherwise the guys with the guns start asking questions.





This is my bike lane.

There is about a mile with no shoulder at all. Luckily this is about as bad as traffic gets. The sidewalk ends a little ways up and its never clean so I always take the road.

I end the ride with next to the golf course.
Russelville or the Newport/ Oil Trough area? Merry Christmas, and great pics!
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[QUOTE=Tom Stormcrowe;5847519]Merry Christmas back at ya!

Please accept with no obligation, implied or implicit my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low stress, non-addictive, gender neutral celebration of the winter solstice holiday, practiced within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion or secular practices of your choice, with respect for the religious/secular persuasions and/or traditions of others, or their choice not to practice religious or secular traditions at all;"



Oh, that reminds me! I've got to find a chicken, a couple of virgins, some fur from the back of a Western Black Bear, and six pieces of string at between 6 and 147 inches, in equal increments. I'd better get to work!
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Russelville or the Newport/ Oil Trough area? Merry Christmas, and great pics!
Russellville. That is Lake Dardanelle in the pictures.

Sorry Tom,

But I just like to stick to the traditional Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
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Western Rite

Ah, pardon me, but Western Rite is much simpler. It only requires a 2" apple and a 8" length of cotton twine. This has been acceptable since 1971 in the PNW. As you may recall, this change had to do with the shortage of virgins. Sheep have never been an allowed substitute.

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