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marmite stuffed pizza

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It's time for new shoes

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And In Other News

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Pinned Donation Time

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Took a walk today

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    Quote from odd man out: “Strasburg gets thrown out of a game whole watching from the stands on his day off. google.com/amp/s/www.espn.com/…eld-stands%3fplatform=amp ” Strasburg is lucky MLB doesn't have a rule we instituted when I was on the local…
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    Strasburg gets thrown out of a game whole watching from the stands on his day off. google.com/amp/s/www.espn.com/…eld-stands%3fplatform=amp
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    I guess when you don't have John Belushi's girlfriend to defend you, you have to take care of matters yourself. Here is a clip from one of my favorite movies. youtu.be/cqOc4yl1bIw
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    Eagles 1 - Drones 0 A Michigan DNR drone being used to monitor lakeshore erosion was subjected to a "brazen attack" by a bald eagle who ripped off a propeller and dispatched the drone to the bottom of the lake.
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    Three of us drove 8 hours to reach the Art Loeb trailhead to see a sign telling us we could not hike because of bear activity, needless to say we hiked anyway, got caught by a ranger when we crossed the Blueridge Parkway, got a lengthy sermon but he sent…
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    Quote from Muddywaters: “Somewhere I have a photo of a restaurant menu from middle east...... And on the menu is octopus pizza with black ink sauce.........i passed. ” Reminds me of the 10 course meal my wife and I had in Singapore when my company…
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    Quote from IMScotty: “Interesting story Astro. I am not sure how I feel about the three hitter rule, but in this case it made the game interesting. ” I hate putting artificial limitations on strategy, but the goal is to speed the game up.
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    Somewhere I have a photo of a restaurant menu from middle east...... And on the menu is octopus pizza with black ink sauce.........i passed.
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    Interesting story Astro. I am not sure how I feel about the three hitter rule, but in this case it made the game interesting.
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    Liked IMScotty’s post in the thread It's time for new shoes.

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    Quote from Astro: “Since I switched to Brooks Cascadia in 2015 I have been buying "last year's models" for half off every year (sometimes multiple pairs). Still have at least 2 news pairs, along with a new Goretex pair for weekend hiking. :)

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  • Six Moon Designs Deschutes Plus
    Weight - 16 ounces
    Weight w/Pegs - 18.125 ounces
    Material - 30D Silnylon
    Features - A no-frills tarp with a no-see-um skirt perimeter. Uses a single trekking pole set anywhere between 40" (100cm) to hug the ground or 49" (125cm) to provide great ventilation.
    Pros - Weight, Ventilation
    Cons - The setup is slightly confusing. There are 6 points to attach with pegs. Two of those point must be pegged first and are very difficult specify in dark and/or windy…
  • Winter Linville Gorge

    On February 27th, 28th and 29th I did a two night out and back trip from Wolf Pit Road trail-head to Table Rock mountain and back. In typical cafe fashion I planned this trip while driving 80 mph east on I-40 heading back from the Smokies. I stopped at a McDonald's to borrow some free Wifi to get a picture of a the trails and away I went. Going up Wolf Pit road in my 2002 Honda Accord was risky with the amount of ice and snow on the road. The final hill going down to the…
  • Great Smoky Mountain National Park

    On February 25th and 26th I did a nice loop in the Smokies from Big Creek Ranger Station parking lot to Deep Gap along the AT south of Mt. Cammerer fire tower. There was about 6 to 8 inches of snow while going up. I stealth camped due to the amount of snow coming in and the next day went down the Big Creek trail. Overnight there was another 6 to 8 inches of snow and freezing fog.

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  • Chicken Jambalaya

    5 grams - Freeze Dried Chicken
    7 grams - Dehydrated Chopped Onion
    5 grams - Dehydrated Leeks
    2 grams - Freeze Dried Celery
    5 grams - Freeze Dried Bell Pepper
    56 grams - Rice (Real or Instant)
    2 grams - Dehydrated Green Onion
    7 grams - Creole Seasoning
    7 grams - Dehydrated Diced Tomato
    7 grams - Tomato Powder
    7 grams - Chicken Stock Powder
    1 gram - Black Pepper
    1 gram - Salt
    28 grams - Dried Chorizo Sausage
    14 grams - Olive Oil
    8 ounces - Water

    Calories - 680
    Dry Weight -…
  • Nestle Nido and Breakfast Essential Based Milkshakes

    Nestle Nido is a full fat powdered milk which when combined with water makes a high calorie milk. I add Nestle Carnation Breakfast Essentials to add flavor and additional calories.

    Chocolate Latte

    1/2 Cup - Nestle Nido
    2 Packets - Chocolate Nestle Carnation Breakfast Essentials
    2 Packets - Folgers Instant Coffee Singles
    16 Ounces - Water

    Calories 580
    Weight 4.5 ounces

    1) Combine dry ingredients in zip lock bag
    2) Mix with water and…