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North America 36 view of mt. Baker   All uphill and it's Hot .   Jon stayed till about eleven o'clock last night, and we chatted bikes ,football, competitive experiences you name it. It's off to Port Angeles and a spectacular mountain climb that Jon recommended. The trail into Port Angeles has the...
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North America 35 picture cannabis shop    Everything's going to Pot     As you can see from the picture I'm in the future, high wise. This store is quite large by potty standards as my photos in the upcoming book will reveal. Sitting down at a particular nice bus stop...
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North America 34 picture Friday    Bike Friday meets another on Sunday   Just down the road are a group of families from Vancouver BC and I had a lovely evening with them, so I wasn't so lonely after all. And NPR Seattle played swing from the 40/50s to send me...
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North America 33 picture cherry lake   Life on the Road on and off the rails   Waiting for the train to Mt. Vernon about a five hour ride from this lovely old station which is staffed by volunteers. Dave has left I feel so sorry for him, he's very lonely...
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An enlightenment experience

  I met Kodo on the waterfront in Victoria BC  The Night of Kensho By Kodo Izan The date...I don’t remember…but it happened in a summer night, in Calgary.  That day, I got up early and I decided to build a patio set with leftovers of cedar wood boards from a fence that I built around our home.  I spent the whole day on the...
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Down but not out ( Dave )   Up early for the cycle ride to Astoria, my fellow dorm member was a bit of a noisy sleeper so I got into Doris in the early hours( Lesser of two evils ) There is a bus at 7am but I mustn't overdo...
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We met yesterday in the Saltspring market but unable to access your latest on the page Tony Bruce www.anthonybruce.com
Sunday, 14 June 2015 4:04 PM
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North America 31   It's all about the bus stupid, and its people   I'm having trouble posting the latest Blogs so if your interested see tony zycling Golding on Facebook as it seems to work ok      Just as I arrived at Yachats the mist/rain came in, should I...
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Sounds amazing tony.I just found Yachats on google maps, and it looks incredible, right next next to what looks like a massive for... Read More
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North America 30    Coffee's off dear.   I woke with a thick head, I've been noticing this the last week, coffee hangover, so coffees off dear! Everything nice and dry, though it's still raining, the bus leaves at 1235 this one charges for the bike, I guess it's a Greyhound...
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North America 29      When it's raining have no regrets     We had a great bonfire last night I built it like a pyramid about 4feet high, they had never seen a fire that size before, it's all that practice at the monastery, we have fires after the forest...
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Did you notice U are missing, still I do nitty too   North America 28    Returning to God ( not My Gououd )   Ray has finished his tale, and I'm leaving him here and I've been offered Doris Lessing,  The Summer Before the Dark.( a women's second chance an...
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North America 27    Old 'n New Mews ( the title of this project )   This mapping the area is quite a lark, it's a wonderful kind of meditation, as rather than observing what's going on in your body and mind, your looking,hearing and smelling what's happening outside of yourself....
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North America 26   WWOOFers  dig  the outdoors   The WWOOFers  have their own well stocked kitchen and I'm having breakfast listening to NPR morning news, a mixture of very short reports, a snatch of classical music, and a plethora of voices, who briefly introduce themselves, it's all rather ernest and...
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North America 25    There's no place like a WWOOF home   Day 0 arrival  Arrived on time to a nice glass of lime juice, just what us Limeys love. Makes us feel at home. Ann and Robin a Lesbian couple who have recently partnered, have taken on an extremely interesting...
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North America 24    The British are coming, heave too you Pirates      Had a bit of a nightmare, it went something like 'now you have a nice day' me ' I don't want a nice day, thank you very much', but you must have a nice day your in...
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Hi Tony,Always great to read your daily adventures.I particularly like the photos.Cheers, James
Thursday, 28 May 2015 7:07 PM
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North America 23    Thoughts about being awake.     I'm woken up in the early hours as it surprisingly noisy outside, even in a small town like this, everyone in America doesn't sleep. The vehicles are always on the move. It's a bit like the Work Ethic, at the Visitors...
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North America 22    Trailer for sale or rent ( Johnny Cash?)     It's Memorial Day, and tomorrow is Tuesday a cue for one of the great Progressive bands The Moody Blues     www.youtube.com/watch?v=wM8JjT-9718  And as I'm having a lazy day here's another, so put away your drugs and just groove with...
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Hi Tony Enjoying your blogs, which now I'm out of retreat purdah, I'm reading daily. So, don't despair - someone - moi- is hooveri... Read More
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 12:12 PM
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North America 21   A staple in my diet     The sun is getting hot, the wind is getting up, the hills are getting longer, and it's tea time. A track appears going down to the sea, but it turns into a steep narrow one. But wait a minute, there's...
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North America 20    Easy rider takes a day off     Passed through the sleepy agriculture Oregon Border control into the whitest State , in the twenties there was a white only policy. Still coming to turns with this " now you be sure to have a nice day" or...
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North America 19   The Worlds most Organic Cycle Race   Jack and Sharon's  family have been Skyping with a friend in Austin Texas who's children attend a farm based Montessori school, so they know all about naughty GM foods and are committed Organics. Sharon's daughter is more interested in Waldorf...
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Hi Tony,Your trip sounds amazing and a great adventure!I love the photos.Cheers, James
Monday, 25 May 2015 5:05 AM
Guest — Linda grieve
Great to hear what you are doing. I was planning a cycle trip, Seattle to San franscico , later in the year....but I think I'll ju... Read More
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Guest — Tony
Hi Linda , I'm wreaking my brains to remember you, give me some clues. Look you must make the trip yourself, though I bet you were... Read More
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North America 18   It's all in the family     Settled in with friends of a monk who disrobed several years ago, who had spent some time with me, and then settled back here. Sharon is half Native American from Alaska and she showed me a lovely photo of her...
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