1. Missouri is not hooked on phonics Southeast Missouri has a few internationally-named cities that have acquired some not-so-usual pronunciations. First is Cape Girardeau, where we jumped into a frozen lake for our Polar Plunge. Instead of the understandably tough French pronunciation of “Gee-rar-doo”, locals went with “Juh-rar-doh”. Not quite that bad, but it’s definitely [...]
Another month in, and another list of things that I’ve learned. This month saw us enter only 2 states (Nebraska and Colorado) and only have 1 official event. The winter months will be a little lighter in states and events, but we’ll still find the interesting aspects of states that we’ve never been to, visit [...]
Does your beach have smaller waves that are not quite suitable for surfing? No need for despair, it’s just time for a smaller board, then. That’s...