2006/09/15– Susan Butcher

I didn’t realize this, but many of you probably already knew, Susan Butcher passed away on August 5, 2006. I still have the letter and signed photo she sent me when I was in high school (I got it sometime in 1996 or 1997). It went with me to college and was displayed proudly in…

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2006/08/05– New Job, Almost

I didn’t get the job I interviewed for in Chicagoland, however I did get a promotion at work, so I’m now running the wastewater plant. (I received my wastewater certificate in July and am now going for my drinking water certification).

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2006/06/18– Beau’s UKC Premier Show Results

I took Beau out to UKC Premier this weekend. Quick breakdown: Friday, under Judge Deb Mitchell, Beau won Champion of Champions for his second Grand Champion leg. Sunday, under Judge June Pasko, Beau won Champion of Champions for his third Grand Champion leg. He went on to win Best of Breed, gaining him 5 Top…

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2006/02/19– Gear and Thru-Hiking

If you would like to check out great backpacking gear reviews, check out BackpackGearTest.org. Also, while you’re there, look at their guide on “How to Become a Gear Tester.” You can test gear for free, and keep it when you’re done.

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