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Connection in a 4G WorldPosted by Richard Lubbers

Smart phones and 4G networks have made it easy to contact friends, relatives and business associates.  Social media provides a place on the internet to post photos, links and comments visible to anyone you choose. These technologies have improved our opportunity to communicate, but they do not necessarily connect us. In social media, it is possible to have hundreds of friends. But as people, we need to connect with each other face-to-face. That is why parks and recreation are still vital to

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Bomb Cyclone Mis-AdventuresPosted by Richard Lubbers

As you may recall, I promised photos and stories from the trip out to California and back. In the previous post I described the Bomb Cyclone that held us up in Mitchell, South Dakota.

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2019 ICON Bomb Cyclone TourPosted by Richard Lubbers

On Tuesday morning, Jim VanDyke and I headed out pulling a trailer loaded with two shelters to exhibit at the California Parks and Recreation Society Annual Conference and Trade Show in Sacramento, CA. Our spirits were high as the sun shone brightly and the roads were clear. We planned to stop in Blue Mounds, WI that afternoon to visit with our Wisconsin rep firm, Gerber Leisure Products, and in Minneapolis the next morning to meet with Webber Recreational Design, our Minnesota reps. The me

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What Is A Blog For?Posted by Richard Lubbers

 

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