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Reverb10, Day 15: 5 Minutes

Prompt: Imagine you will completely lose your memory of 2010 in five minutes. Set an alarm for five minutes and capture the things you most want to remember about 2010.

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Reverb10, Day 9: Party

Party Prompt: What social gathering rocked your socks off in 2010? Describe the people, music, food, drink, clothes, shenanigans.

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Haj to Hannibal

When I planned my 2010 road trip, three destinations were set in stone, including Hannibal, Missouri, birthplace of America's best, brightest and most prescient social observer, Mark Twain.

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Kickin’ Kansas

Beautiful Sunset With Keeper Of The Plains In Wichita Kansas

Any motorcyclist will tell you to GET OFF the interstates to find the soul of a place and I did that whenever possible. Using my trusty Roadside America I found plenty to do along Highway 36 after leaving Colorado, beginning with They Also Ran, also known as the "Gallery of Presidential Also-Rans. "

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Awesome Idaho

One of the Conga founders, a Canadian named Flo Fuhr, told me something that I took to heart. “Tam, the people who ride with you are doing it because they want to take care of you. Let them do that -- let them take care of you.” And take care of me, they did.

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Reflections on Conga III and Pink Bike Bras

Here I am in Lava Hot Springs, ID with Shirly, Carrie, Joann and Pam talking about Conga III and our travels together since Cheyenne.

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Meet the Conga Queen!

Flo Fuhr in 2012, Shell, WY

When I first floated the idea of going cross country on a motorcycle I didn't even have a motorcycle license. My family was, rightfully, concerned about my safety.

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Where To?

Details are sketchy, but I know I'm leaving Charlotte, NC on 6/26/10 and passing through Cheyenne, WY on 7/8-9 with the Conga III ride to benefit breast cancer research. Please weigh in on tourist kitsch stops coming or going.

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