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Old 09-18-2010, 10:28 AM   #7
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Location: Phoenix, Arizona
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A few years ago I slowed my motorcycle down to roll through a tiny Utah town on a Sunday morning. Except for the church parking lot, the town appeared empty. A young boy pedaled his bicycle across the road and down the sidewalk. He was wearing a white shirt and tie. He must've skipped out of church to get in some riding time. He spotted me and his face lit up with a huge smile. He began waving, so I gave a cool return wave and thundered out of town. That little boy reminded me of myself.

Around sunset I found a neat spot to camp along the road with a great view of Four Peaks. I'm only 50 miles from home, but I'm all alone. One small SUV passes then I don't see another person on this road.

I was disappointed with the super clear skies as I was looking forward to a typically spectacular Arizona sunset.

I ate my dinner and waited for the stars to come out.

At 4200 feet it will be a mild night. I set up the tent to keep this guy and his friends out.
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