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follow url Iron Mountain Road Who hasn’t seen images and videos of very dangerous roads from around the world? Some of them are enough to frighten even the most fearless of drivers. I had occasion to drive one of them recently. It’s located in the Black Hills of South Dakota and is a most beautiful – and harrowing – stretch of blacktop.

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go Covering just 17 miles, The Iron Mountain Road has 314 curves, 14 switchbacks, three tunnels and three “pigtails” that loop 360 degrees over themselves. It’s so dangerous that Continue reading

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Awake Your Wake

go to link Life planning During the long, cold winter months of the Northeast, my mind often goes to dreams of a warm Caribbean cruise: Sunny skies, the beautiful blue ocean and ports with pristine, sandy beaches.

go here I see myself walking alone on an unpopulated deck high up near the prow of the ship. The vast and quiet waters of the Atlantic lie before me: The sun sparkles off every wave. My open shirt blows gently in the wind, and like incense, the aroma of my cigar wafts in and out of my awareness as I lean into the breeze. I’m dreaming of the places I’ll go. Continue reading

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Lying is a Piece of Cake source link pinocchioooMaking wedding cakes is a tradition on my wife Laura’s side of the family. Not only are the cakes made by family members, but they are frequently decorated by relatives the day before the wedding.

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Купить Бошки Краснокамск A few years ago, Laura offered to make the cake for her nephew’s wedding. A four-tiered wedding cake – 18” around at the base – had to be baked, stored and transported by car for a trip of six hours.

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