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4/22/12 11:11 P

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What a nice tradition. And I loved riding the Katy Trail and will be doing it again.

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4/22/12 6:23 P

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I just LOVED the idea of this family's tradition, well, this boys choice to HONOR such a tradition? Woo WEE!:

"For his 13th birthday, each boy in the Bellamy family chooses a "hard thing" to do, accompanied by Dad. Luke, the eldest, went on a paleontological dig at the border of Colorado and Utah where he used a jackhammer on solid rock for five days straight. Seth, the next eldest, chose to ride the Katy Trail State Park in Missouri, up and back---a 450 mile trip."

www.railstotrails.org/news/magazine/
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eenIssue/2012_coming_of_age.html


Here's the link to another cool article in the latest offering from the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy:

www.railstotrails.org/news/magazine/
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eenIssue/2012_nature_preserve.html


Don

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