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10 Things I’ve Learned – February 2012

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 [...]

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10 Things I’ve Learned – November 2011

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 [...]

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