Monthly Archives: August 2014

Scorching the Dog Pen

After a July that could only be described as incredibly nice late August has reminded us that it’s summer in Southern Illinois.  The last few weeks have been defined by high humidity and high temperatures.  I’ve been working alot and haven’t … Continue reading

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Botanical Basilica St. Louis Sightseeing

Last Friday Shauna and I went to St. Louis to do some sightseeing.  I spent some time Thursday night reviewing the stories of unrest in nearby Ferguson, I have to admit I was a bit worried.  In reality I had … Continue reading

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Back Nine at High Knob

Pretty much all the trail areas have a section we call the back nine.  The farthest section from the main trail head it tends to have less traffic.  On a good full day we’ll get the whole course but sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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Cracked Mountain Bike Frames

My riding bud Tom, has been on a few Shawnee rides now, though he’s referred to them more as hike a bikes instead of rides.  He’s a past mountain bike racer and wants to go fast, which is often nearly … Continue reading

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Evansville Museum Laser Light Madness and Movie Fun

We’ve had the opportunity to do a couple of fun things recently.  Shaundo and I went to Evansville Indiana Museum last week.  The plan was to go to the museum then the Zoo, but we ended up spending all out … Continue reading

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