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Cactus Loop

Loop around the US visiting family as we go
By Victor Weinreber - Cactus and Amy Cactus
#606 - posted Sunday April 20, 2014 by Neil Gunton

What are the chances of meeting your true love while doing something you enjoy? I have a story that includes adventure, suspense, travel, hiking, biking and mountains of romance.

For a couple years, I had been an independent, strong willed woman working full time as a physical therapist and dating a variety of men along the way.

What I didn't know was how quickly one's life could be changed. On the weekend of 8/11/07, as a last minute adventure, I drove to Bryce Canyon alone as I could not find anyone to join me and I behaved as a typical tourist, stopping at all the view points.

However, at the last view point, Rainbow Point, something caught my curiosity. There was a bicycle with solar panels next to it. I thought this was odd and asked the guy next to the bike, “What are the solar panels for?” He responded “To generate energy for my laptop”...

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San Diego home to Painesville, Ohio *   Larry Albert  20:26 
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Krakow to Salzburg 1999 *   Scott Anderson  20:25 
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A tandem trip from Phoenix to Toronto *   Sam Ervin*  20:25 
22 of 59 days
I am not a number.... *   Jeff Moore  20:24 
35 of 79 days
Bangkok to Bali and Beyond *   David Truelove  20:19 
218 of 295 days
YANTOFASH - You Are Never Too Old For A Second Honeymoon *   Dee Jay Cravatta  20:18 
5 of 130 days
George, Charlotte & Bob's Great Adventure *   Charlotte Rickard and George Rickard  20:15 
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Martha Ride 2014: Pacific Marine Circle Route *   Martha Barchyn  19:38 
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The Next Adventure: C2C 2014 *   Richard Schiller  19:37 
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Southern Tier "Tour 2 Cure" *   Glen Magpiong  19:23 
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Pecan House: The Grand Reopening *   Jenia LeFevre Ciomek  15:46 
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Clearing McKenzie Pass *   Don Martin  08:07 
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Loaded Bicycles *   Kelly Iniguez and Jonathan Voelz  Wed 23 
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Balades à vélo autour de Nantes *   Michel Fleurance  Mon 21 
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Books  'Full Tilt' - Dervla Murphy   *****  *****  3   Dean McMenamin  Jan 12   3   08:52
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Pumps (bike)  Blackburn Wayside pump   ****_  1   Robert Ewing  Tue 22   0   Tue 22
Handlebar tape  Esi silicon handle bar grips   *****  1   Julie Williams  Apr 12   8   Mon 21
Handlebar tape  Grab-On maxi grips! -- why they aren't everywhere I cannot understand.   ****_  *****  2   Robert Liebermann  Jul 2011   12   Mon 21
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Barang Bike Online Bicycle Accessories & Parts Store www.barangbike.com Shopping (general) 2014-04-15 
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Little Rock, AR bicycle accident Law Office of Thomas G. Buchanan. Little Rock, AR bicycle accident lawyers offering free legal consultations to anyone injured in a bicycle accident caused by the negligence of someone else. www.thomasbuchananlaw.com/bicycle... Website 2014-04-11 
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Gilbert, James (jamesgilbert) 24 Apr 2014  26 Apr 2013 
Gardner, Jeff* (Jeff_Gardner) 24 Apr 2014  24 Apr 2014 
Hargett, Fred (fhargett) 24 Apr 2014  21 Jul 2011 
Tabakaru, Phil* (ptabakaru) 24 Apr 2014  24 Apr 2014 
LACROIX, HENRY (A2A) 24 Apr 2014  31 May 2013 
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Forum Re: Your best road find? by Bob Reynolds in forum: Miscellaneous  2014-04-24 20:21 
Forum Re: Sinners on recumbents by Dale Oswald in forum: Humor  2014-04-24 20:17 
Forum Re: Sinners on recumbents by Dale Oswald in forum: Humor  2014-04-24 20:13 
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Z2ZH8c_image.jpeg Wow, a man that actually knows how to do laundry! A keeper... Even with the plumber's crack :)

Image on journal page: It took law enforcement to set it straight...: I am crazier than Victor in journal Cactus LoopFeatured Journal #606 by Victor Weinreber - Cactus and Amy Cactus (20 of 212 days)

 2014-04-24 20:03 
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IMG_3925.JPG.jpeg Now it's officially the Cactus capitol of Texas!

Image on journal page: It took law enforcement to set it straight...: I am crazier than Victor in journal Cactus LoopFeatured Journal #606 by Victor Weinreber - Cactus and Amy Cactus (20 of 212 days)

 2014-04-24 19:59 
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