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  • Number of days missed due to colds: 3 (thanks to my sister for letting me crash at her house in Baltimore)
  • Best home-made chicken soup: Harriet’s!
  • Number of books read: 11 (Most recent: Cloud Atlas)
  • Number of nights in hotels/B&B: 9
  • Number of nights camping: 16
  • Number of Nights of Bavastock Craziness: 1 (4 to go!)


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  • Number of wears of Jim Groom’s Favorite T-Shirt: 1 (I saved it for him)
  • Number of re-visits to key places in my past: 4 (old neighborhood on Campfield Road; DeerPark Tavern and Geology Department at University of Delaware; Location where Dominoe Disappeared; Camp Glyndon)
  • Number of new forms of transportation: 4 (paddleboard, Jet Ski, 4 wheel Quad, tractor)
  • Best Beach Walk: Batchawana Bay Provincial Park


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  • Number of Old Fashioned Scrabble Games with my sister: 3 (e.g. not on our iPhones)
  • Friend/Relatives Homes Visited/Mooched Upon: 26
  • Best Bike Ride: Canmore to Banff and back with D’Arcy Norman.
  • Best Town Name: Fracking, Pennsylvania
  • Laundry Stops: 12
  • Number of former Camp Glyndon Friends Met: 1 (thanks Terri!)


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    • Number of Times Timmmmy Boy made me laugh with “Tell mw about my eyes”: 30? 40?
    • Boxes of Synders Pretzels Consumed: 6
    • Largest purchase of Snyder’s Pretzels: 6 bags bought at the factory in Hanover.
    • Number of Breweries Visited: 7 (Glenwood Canyon Brewery (CO), Revolution Brewing, Paonia CO; Laughing Dog Brewing, Sandpoint ID; Grizzly Paw, Canmore AB; Steamwhistle, Toronto ON; Ottos, State College PA).
    • Best Campground and Experience (likely never to be knocked off this list): Canoeing to Wallace Island, BC with Scott Leslie; Least Impressive: Haag Cove, Washington
    • Number of dogs met: 27
    • Number of ds106 radio broadcasts with new people: 10 (most recent with Cole Camplese in State College PA; Kevin M in State College PA; George Brett in Falls Church VA)
    • Number of Super Late Night ds106 Broadcasts That Were Totally Worth It: All of them.
    • Number of DTLT Today Appearances: 2

    • Number of friends known online met for first time: 15 (most recently added Ed Webb)


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An early 90s builder of the web and blogging Alan Levine barks at CogDogBlog.com on web storytelling (#ds106 #4life), photography, bending WordPress, and serendipity in the infinite internet river. He thinks it's weird to write about himself in the third person.

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