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Other Hobbies and Interests

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Made another DIY hammock

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Preventing Yeast Infections and UTIs

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Astro on the AT 2019

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Took a walk today

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Traffic Jam

Ah getting close to 60 and cant walk.

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Baseball Thread

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Pinned welcome to the cafe

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Blues

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jimmyjam on the AT 2019

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Foot Care in the Desert

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Wildlife Sightings Today

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Innovation keeping up with new stuff

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Hiker dies on Mt. Washington - Hypothermia - June 13

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  • IMScotty -

    Liked jimmyjam’s post in the thread Other Hobbies and Interests.

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    Saw an interesting interview with Sir Paul McCartney who said he never learned to read or write music, that he just sees it in his head. An amazing and still humble person.
  • IMScotty -

    Liked Drybones’s post in the thread Made another DIY hammock.

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    made another hammock and tested in the back yard, used 1.67 instead of 1.1 material this time, has a great feel, will use for car camping
  • max.patch -

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    Quote from jimmyjam: “Saw an interesting interview with Sir Paul McCartney who said he never learned to read or write music, that he just sees it in his head. An amazing and still humble person. ” i saw it and also liked it. it was on 60 minutes (new…
  • odd man out -

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    Fortunately, as a bass player in bluegrass, I rarely had the melody. You just play the chords, but I would improvise rifs to fill in, but never with music - all by ear. Fortunately my string quartet coach was a music theory expert an taught us all about…
  • odd man out -

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    I'm having similar worries. We went up to Interlochen (National Music Camp) for a concert a couple of weeks ago. It reminded me that for many decades they have a week-long chamber music camp for adult amatures. I played a lot of string quartets on high…
  • odd man out -

    Liked Traffic Jam’s post in the thread Other Hobbies and Interests.

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    My recent bluegrass camp was great but some things were a disappointing repeat of last year. I memorized a lot of tunes for the jam sessions but as soon as I start playing with other people, they go out of my head. If i miss a note or make a bad sound,…
  • jimmyjam -

    Replied to the thread Other Hobbies and Interests.

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    Saw an interesting interview with Sir Paul McCartney who said he never learned to read or write music, that he just sees it in his head. An amazing and still humble person.
  • jimmyjam -

    Liked Drybones’s post in the thread Made another DIY hammock.

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    made another hammock and tested in the back yard, used 1.67 instead of 1.1 material this time, has a great feel, will use for car camping
  • Drybones -

    Replied to the thread Made another DIY hammock.

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    made another hammock and tested in the back yard, used 1.67 instead of 1.1 material this time, has a great feel, will use for car camping

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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…