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1:11 pm
Thu May 27, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #50

DeFuniak Springs to Marianna, FL




In this entry, Tammy talks about her rating system for reststop bathrooms. Tammy says that they've come to appreciate the basic necessities in life.

Due to techical difficulties, there are no photos available yet for this entry.

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1:10 pm
Thu May 27, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #44

Some of her impressions of the trip so far




In this entry, Tammy talks about some of the experiences she's had so far on the trip and her impressions of Louisiana.

Due to techical difficulties, there are no photos available yet for this entry.

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People
11:45 am
Thu May 27, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #49

Milton to DeFuniak, FL




In this entry, Tammy talks about the rolling hills and the rains in Florida.

Due to techical difficulties, there are no photos available yet for this entry.

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People
9:38 am
Thu May 27, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #47

Hurley, MI to Gulf Shores, AL




In this entry, Tammy talks about riding on a ferry, crossing to some islands and then getting to their final destination.

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Regional
2:03 pm
Wed May 26, 2004

West Nile Virus Has Hit New Mexico Again

Las Cruces – The State Department of Health has confirmed New Mexico's first human case of West Nile virus this year.

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Regional
3:20 pm
Tue May 25, 2004

FEMA & Red Cross Join Efforts to Combat NM Fires

Las Cruces – As the Lincoln County fires blaze on, several approaches of assistance are determined. Both financial and humanitarian efforts are crucial in supporting those assosicated with the fire.

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Regional
3:23 pm
Mon May 24, 2004

BLM Seeking Public Comment on Otero Mesa

Las Cruces, NM – BLM rejects Gov's plan and opens new comment period for future of Otero Mesa.

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Regional
2:44 pm
Mon May 24, 2004

Province Gets Nod to Run MMC

Las Cruces, NM – The New Mexico Board of Finance has decided to approve Province Healthcare's lease to operate Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces.

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Regional
12:15 pm
Mon May 24, 2004

Draft economic development plan presented to Las Cruces city council

Las Cruces, NM – Las Cruces city councilors heard a draft economic development plan today (May 24, 2004) that aims to increase salaries and create new jobs, but that does not provide new or extra funds. Bob Mitchell has this report...

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People
3:49 pm
Fri May 21, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #38

Oberlin to Opelousas, LA






In this entry, Tammy talks about the fog they experienced in the state and the ?butt-busting?

roads.

Due to techical difficulties, there are no photos available yet for this entry.

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People
3:23 pm
Fri May 21, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #41

St. Francisville to Easleyville, LA




In this entry, Tammy talks about the joys of stopping in the small towns on their trip and the many cyclists they meet along the way

Due to techical difficulties, there are no photos available yet for this entry.

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People
2:18 pm
Fri May 21, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #39

Opelousas to Simmesport, LA




In this entry, Tammy talks about the difference in smells in the south due to the foliage native

to the area.

Due to techical difficulties, there are no photos available yet for this entry.

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People
11:13 am
Fri May 21, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #42

Easleyville to Bogalousa, LA




In this entry, Tammy talks about the anticipation the group felt for their upcoming layover day in New Orleans.

Due to techical difficulties, there are no photos available yet for this entry.

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People
11:10 am
Fri May 21, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #40

Simmesport to St. Francisville, LA




In this entry, Tammy talks about riding along the Mississippi river and the ?love? bugs that

they saw in the state.

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Due to techical difficulties, there are no photos available yet for this entry.

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People
9:48 am
Fri May 21, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #43

Layover day in New Orleans.




In this entry, Tammy talks about the adventures the group had in New Orleans.

Due to techical difficulties, there are no photos available yet for this entry.

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People
3:14 pm
Thu May 20, 2004

Chat with Tammy on 5/21/2004

How the group is approaching the last 7 days and how they have dealt with some mechanical setbacks.

In this segment, Tammy talks about how the group is handling the last 7 days of the trip and how they have dealt with parts of their bikes breaking and the wear and tear that comes with traveling so far.

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People
11:15 am
Thu May 20, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #36

SIlsbee, Texas to Merryville, Louisiana




In this entry, Tammy talks about meeting the women in Merryville, LA and some of the technical difficulties that can happen on the road.




Heading into Louisiana



Looking back into Texas



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People
10:52 am
Thu May 20, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #37

Merryville to Oberlin, LA




In this entry, Tammy talks about the scenery in Louisiana and the hazards of stray dogs.

Due to techical difficulties, there are no photos available yet for this entry.

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Regional
9:33 am
Mon May 17, 2004

Enviro group sues Fish and Wildlife Svc for withholding info

Las Cruces, NM – An environmental group opposed to oil and gas drilling on Otero Mesa has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for withholding information. As KRWG's Katie Goetz reports, the suit follows an unfulfilled request for access to documents between agencies.

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Regional
9:48 am
Sat May 15, 2004

State programs for hearing-impaired rely on technology

Las Cruces, NM – With the help of technology, New Mexico's hearing-impaired citizens can now communicate with hearing people, both over the telephone and online.

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People
4:44 pm
Fri May 14, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #33

Navasota to Livingston Lake (near Coldspring, Texas) 70 miles






In this entry, Tammy talks about the beautiful ride through Sam Houston National Forest




Tammy in Sam Houston National Forest


Lake Conroe in Sam Houston National Forest


Horses on the side of the road in Texas


Livingston Lake near Coldspring, Texas


The camphouse where the group stayed in Livingston Lake


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People
3:42 pm
Fri May 14, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #32

Carmmine to Navasota Texas (48 miles)






In this entry, Tammy talks about the need to keep in touch with family and friends while on the road.




Near Independence, Texas on the Southwind Farms. Georgeous wildflowers and a beautiful pond



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3:14 pm
Fri May 14, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #34

Livingston to Silsbee, Texas (72 miles)






In this entry, Tammy talks about the ride through the Big Thicket.




Entering the Big Thicket in Texas. The Big Thicket was used for soldiers who were dodging the fighting in the Civil War


Riding through the Big Thicket


An area near Silsby, Texas that just recently received 6 to 8 inches of rain.




Click here for more on the Big Thicket National Preserve


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People
12:20 pm
Fri May 14, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #30

Wimberly to Bastrop State Park (Layover Day)




In this entry, Tammy talks about how people along the way are connecting to the KRWG website and the group visit to Austin.




Wildflowers in the hill country of Texas


Bastrop State Park in Texas


Keith and Dick grilling hamburgers and hotdogs while camping at Bastrop State Park


Tent city at Bastrop State Park

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People
9:43 am
Fri May 14, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #31

Bastrop State Park to Carmine, Texas






In this entry, Tammy talks about some of the necessary activities and chores to do on their layover day in preparation for the ride the next day




Morning rainy ride though Bastrop State Park on their way to Buesher State Park, heading east.



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People
9:42 am
Fri May 14, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #35

A look back on the trip so far




In this entry, Tammy shares some of the highlights of the trip so far.

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People
9:22 am
Fri May 14, 2004

Chat with Tammy on 5/14/2004

How the group is feeling as they come to the end of their journey

In this segment, Tammy talks about how the group is preparing for the end of their 3000 plus mile trip. They are just a little over a week away from finishing their trip and they're all starting to think about what's next.

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People
12:42 pm
Thu May 13, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #29

Comfort to Wimberly, Texas






In this entry, Tammy talks about the unexpected joys of seeing other cyclists.

No photos for this entry.

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People
12:32 pm
Wed May 12, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #27

Lazy Laguna to Lost Maple State Natural Area, Texas






In this entry, Tammy talks about the generosity of the people she's met along the way.




Wildflowers in the hill country of Texas


An interesting ranch in the Texas hill country. Look closely and you can see a swimming pool behind the arches.



Click here for more on the Lost Maples State Natural Area

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Regional
10:31 am
Wed May 12, 2004

AG Says Richardson On Wrong Side Of Constitution

NM AG Patrica Madrid

Las Cruces, NM – Attorney General Patricia Madrid ruled that Governor Richardson can not use forced letters of resignation to remove University Regents.

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