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Floydfest 2013

The 80-acre plateau where Floyd is located is turned into tent city for Floydfest, so hopefully you've taken my advice to try camping.

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Camping is Good for the Soul

Here's a story where fellow campers came to my rescue

Just in case you think I'm some kind of woodsy gal who beds down with the mountain goats atop Beartooth Pass or something, don't give me too much credit!

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Getting Unstuck

Tamela and her motorcycle helmet

The 2010 calling of my soul was "You need to learn to ride a motorcycle, then you need to ride it to Oregon and back." Your mileage may vary.

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Muffler Men Marketing

Imagine yourself flying along Interstate 40 and seeing a billboard advertising a hot dog stand. How un-compelling is that? Now, same scenario with a Muffler Man holding a hot dog--irresistible!

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Great River Road and Women With Drive

I got off the Byway to visit Molly Cantrell-Kraig, founder of the Women With Drive Foundation, who sent me off to bed with chocolate mints on my pillow!

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Mississippi Headwaters and Aspiration

We think of the Mississippi as an awesome force, which it is...eventually. Here's what I learned about life by visiting its headwaters.

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Trading Post Radio

Picture of artfully arranged junk on a barn wall

I was tempted to put down my tent at a rest stop before I got to Childress, but the big sign saying "Watch for rattlesnakes" convinced me otherwise.

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Last Gallon, Last Dime

But I took a wrong turn. By the time I got re-oriented my fuel light appeared. I was down to one gallon of gas, which would carry me about 60 miles.

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Motels without Ratings

At first I thought, Oh no, is this a meth lab motel? Then I quieted my mind and tuned in.

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Become A Food Champion

Here's how I like to find the right place to eat: Do you know a restaurant where real people make their own food and serve it on real plates instead of throwaway stuff?

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