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LA/XC-3 — Already???!!!

RRRYou’re not gonna believe this, but last week I overheard Beagle Man and Matt talking about LA/XC-3 — the 2013 cross-country road trip.  2013? Didn’t we just get back? Not that I’m complaining.  I could be on the road 365 days a year and be perfectly happy.  The thing is, though, I’m not sure I like some of the ideas they were kicking around.  For one thing, B-Man was talking about alternating huge, 750-mile days — “mega-mileage days,” he was calling them — with low-mileage days that would be mostly sight-seeing.  I like the idea of the mega-miles, but I’m not that thrilled about the sight-seeing part.  Too tiring.  He also brought up maybe doing the trip in April instead of


Really hoping this won't be my seat in 2013 . . .

September, to get a different “feel” for the country — whatever he means by that. Honestly?  I kind of like doing everything exactly the way we did it before. I’m not a huge fan of change.  You know, if it ain’t broke . . .    Oh, one good thing came up, though.  Matt might be coming!  How cool would that be!  Matt’s a lot of fun.  He always plays great games with me.  And maybe we wouldn’t have to listen to so much country music.  Although . . .   Hey, Matt?  Uh, you do know I always ride shotgun, right?  I mean, I hope that won’t be a problem for you . . .

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Ricky the Beagle