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Family time

Ever heard of a hydroplane? Basically they are the fastest boats you will see. Reaching speeds upward of 150 mph. It is a long time, multi-generational, family tradition to spend the last week in July camping on the Columbia River watching these boats race. 64 more words

Transportation | Ferrari Hydroplane

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“We may shine, we may shatter,
We may be picking up the pieces here on after,
We are fragile, we are human,
We are shaped by the light we let through us, 1,715 more words

Bugs, Puddles and Snow

I wrote this 3/4/2015 Could have sworn I published it.  Guess not.

Spring is coming, I’m attracting insects again,
red, orange, grey beetles drop in to say hello… 81 more words


Detroit 2015 Hydroplane Races Cancelled

The Detroit River Regatta Association, which has produced the annual Detroit Gold Cup boat races for the past 13 years, will cease operations effective February 28, 2015. 7 more words


The Maryanne

I remember the stories of the Maryanne but her story ended before my time, or so it appeared.

The Maryanne is a breed as elusive as the Jaguar itself, a Jaguar powered racing hydroplane. 541 more words


Miracle at the 405

A vehicle incident was reported on December 12, 2014 at the 405 Freeway near the transition ramp of the 5 and 405. A red Mercedes Benz SLK went into a fish tail and spun all over the 6 lanes of the 405.  209 more words