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Trying Out: 2017 Index

Trying Out: The Wrap-Up I survived. I told myself I would try to do something new or challenging every week. Some were a bit much. Some were rather mundane. But I did one each week. (I did take a week … Continue reading

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Trying Out: New (Year’s Eve) Park (Week 53)

Trying Out: Wayne Golf Course Bothell’s Brand-New Park (Week Fifty-Three) I had never walked through a golf course.  Oh sure, I had taken the one week course in high school P.E. which consisted entirely of trying to hit a ball … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Half-Marathon (Week 52)

Trying Out: One More Long Run (Week Fifty-Two) As I have stated before, my history of running wore my knees out.  I logged eight or so miles once a week and ten times a year I would go for a … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Ice Skating (Week 51)

Trying Out: Skating on Thick Ice As I alluded to before, there are plenty of holiday activities to partake in when trotting around Seattle.  We may not be New York City, or a Capra-/Rockwell-esque town, but we have ice skating, … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Washington State History Museum (Week 50)

Trying Out: Tacoma’s Historic Past (Week Fifty) When my friend and I were attending the Jet City Show, we drove past a rather spiffy looking building.  Tacoma is all well and good as cities go, but I had not planned … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Ice Sculpting (Week 49)

Trying Out: Watching the Ice Chips Fly (Week Forty-Nine) Like most people, my experience with ice sculpting revolves around two events.  One: weddings.  Sometimes folks have a fancy centerpiece.  A swan, a flower, whatever looks romantic in a transparent medium. … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Audio Book (Week 48)

Trying Out: Dickensian Narration (Week Forty-Eight) Once upon a time I tried to dispose of a mouse.  You know how it goes.  You go to work, you find a mouse in a trap, and you want to save your boss … Continue reading

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