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    I always felt it was more American to celebrate the winners than the losers. :D
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    Carlos Correa the Bill Walton of MLB comes through tonight. Double for initial lead, then spectacular play to nail runner at home to keep game tied, and then walk off homer in the 11th. Arguably the most talented player in MLB "IF you could just keep…
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    whatever floats your boat... (get it?) :) federal employees don't care what ya call today as long as they can suck on the taxpayers teat and get another paid day off. 86626364-happy-columbus-day-illustration-.jpg indigenous-day.jpg
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    whatever floats your boat... (get it?) :) federal employees don't care what ya call today as long as they can suck on the taxpayers teat and get another paid day off. 86626364-happy-columbus-day-illustration-.jpg indigenous-day.jpg
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    Carlos Correa the Bill Walton of MLB comes through tonight. Double for initial lead, then spectacular play to nail runner at home to keep game tied, and then walk off homer in the 11th. Arguably the most talented player in MLB "IF you could just keep…
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    Guess it takes a certain personality to be a MLB umpire. 11th inning of still tie game with two on and two out Gary Sanchez swings and misses a 1-2 pitch by about a foot and ump calls it a foul ball. AJ Hinch tries to encourage him to get some help…
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    Carlos Correa the Bill Walton of MLB comes through tonight. Double for initial lead, then spectacular play to nail runner at home to keep game tied, and then walk off homer in the 11th. Arguably the most talented player in MLB "IF you could just keep…
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    Guess it takes a certain personality to be a MLB umpire. 11th inning of still tie game with two on and two out Gary Sanchez swings and misses a 1-2 pitch by about a foot and ump calls it a foul ball. AJ Hinch tries to encourage him to get some help…
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    Greatings from the. AT. Kathy and I are doing our boundary monitoring and having a great time. It's sunny, in the 60s and with a gentle breeze. We did a lot of cutting with our bow saws so as to clear blow downs from survey monuments. We're taking a…
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    Quote from LIhikers: “Greatings from the. AT. Kathy and I are doing our boundary monitoring and having a great time. It's sunny, in the 60s and with a gentle breeze. We did a lot of cutting with our bow saws so as to clear blow downs from survey…

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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…