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Monthly Archives: December 2007

Not sure what it is – especially since I’m not a horse whisperer or anything – but this is the 2nd consecutive December I’ve shot polo. Or a sport resembling it. Last year at this time, I was earning a well-deserved tan in Buenos Aires. Argentina’s national pastime is pato, which translates as “duck.” It’s […]

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Don’t believe the hype. Mormons are addicted to Coke. Saw it with my own eyes in Ogden during halftime of a Weber State/BYU women’s basketball game. There was the longest line of kids with wadded-up dollar bills waiting to buy popcorn and caffeinated colas. Several grade school classes were shipped to the game for a […]

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This summer, Evel Knievel told Lane DeGregory, a St. Pete reporter, he wanted to go back for Evel Knievel Days in Butte. And then die. As if promoting his final appearances ever, Evel once again delivered. On Sunday, I drove the 13 hours from Portland to Butte for this, arriving at 2 a.m. MDT. During […]

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