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  • LIhikers -

    Replied to the thread welcome to the cafe.

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    Quote from Traffic Jam: “....In my new job, I take care of a lot of grumpy old men. Don’t be a grumpy old man, it gets you nowhere. Just sayin’. :) ” It's too late for the old part, I'm gonna be 67 in June. As for grumpy, most of the time I have a…
  • LIhikers -

    Liked chief’s post in the thread welcome to the cafe.

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    Quote from Astro: “Quote from chief: “if there's a cliff at 50, then at 60 there's a black hole! ” Oh no, I better make sure I finish NH & ME this year. :) ” i turn 70 in 2020, soon as that black hole shoots me out the other side, i'm hoping to land in…
  • Drybones -

    Liked Traffic Jam’s post in the thread What Are You Reading?.

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    The U.S. Armed Forces Survival Manual. Currently on the map and compass chapter. I seem to mumble “WTF” under my breath a lot...I’ll never understand this.
  • Drybones -

    Liked Mountain-Mike’s post in the thread St Patrick's Day.

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    my favorite quote was from an Irish boss" Us Irish are known for two things. Drinking & fighting! We tend to do them together & neither of them end up well."
  • Drybones -

    Replied to the thread welcome to the cafe.

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    I turned 70 last month, I thank my God for the great health he has given me, which I by no means deserve, still hiking, biking and paddling...but it's slowing down, started feeling my age at 68.
  • Mountain-Mike -

    Liked Traffic Jam’s post in the thread welcome to the cafe.

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    Quote from Astro: “Quote from Traffic Jam: “Curious...do you still hike? I feel some pressure to hike (and do other activities) as much as I can, while I can. It’s been frustrating because life events are getting in the way and I worry that my…
  • Traffic Jam -

    Replied to the thread welcome to the cafe.

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    Quote from chief: “Quote from Traffic Jam: “Quote from chief: “Quote from Astro: “Quote from chief: “if there's a cliff at 50, then at 60 there's a black hole! ” Oh no, I better make sure I finish NH & ME this year. :) ” i turn 70 in 2020, soon as…
  • Traffic Jam -

    Replied to the thread welcome to the cafe.

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    ....In my new job, I take care of a lot of grumpy old men. Don’t be a grumpy old man, it gets you nowhere. Just sayin’. :)
  • Traffic Jam -

    Replied to the thread welcome to the cafe.

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    Quote from Astro: “Quote from Traffic Jam: “Curious...do you still hike? I feel some pressure to hike (and do other activities) as much as I can, while I can. It’s been frustrating because life events are getting in the way and I worry that my…
  • Astro -

    Liked max.patch’s post in the thread Baseball Thread.

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    while baseball would have you believe opening day is just about a week away on march 28; that is not the case. "opening day" for the seattle mariners and oakland athletics actually started today -- well, actually in the middle of the night (2:30 am on…
  • max.patch -

    Replied to the thread Baseball Thread.

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    while baseball would have you believe opening day is just about a week away on march 28; that is not the case. "opening day" for the seattle mariners and oakland athletics actually started today -- well, actually in the middle of the night (2:30 am on…
  • jimmyjam -

    Liked Astro’s post in the thread welcome to the cafe.

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    Quote from Traffic Jam: “Curious...do you still hike? I feel some pressure to hike (and do other activities) as much as I can, while I can. It’s been frustrating because life events are getting in the way and I worry that my good health is running…
  • jimmyjam -

    Liked Traffic Jam’s post in the thread What Are You Reading?.

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    The U.S. Armed Forces Survival Manual. Currently on the map and compass chapter. I seem to mumble “WTF” under my breath a lot...I’ll never understand this.
  • CoachLou -

    Replied to the thread looking for a 90 mile hike.

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    Quote from Astro: “Quote from CoachLou: “Quote from Astro: “I have fond memories of all of these suggestions. :thumbup: Hopefully someday soon I can say the same of the Whites and Maine. ” You may or may not have sent me an itinerary.....but I no longer have…
  • Astro -

    Liked max.patch’s post in the thread looking for a 90 mile hike.

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    Quote from Mountain-Mike: “Bennington > Killington VT is another great moderate sections with plenty of alpine ponds & views. Also easy & cheap public transport for a section hike. ” i agree with this recommendation. after my thru i initially…
  • Astro -

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    Quote from CoachLou: “Quote from Astro: “I have fond memories of all of these suggestions. :thumbup: Hopefully someday soon I can say the same of the Whites and Maine. ” You may or may not have sent me an itinerary.....but I no longer have the same…
  • max.patch -

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    a couple comments for future consideration. one of the most beautiful sections of the trail is the "100 mile wilderness" in maine. the presidentials in new hampshire is right at a 90 mile section. this would not be considered "moderate" and is the only…
  • max.patch -

    Replied to the thread looking for a 90 mile hike.

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    Quote from Mountain-Mike: “Bennington > Killington VT is another great moderate sections with plenty of alpine ponds & views. Also easy & cheap public transport for a section hike. ” i agree with this recommendation. after my thru i initially…
  • CoachLou -

    Replied to the thread looking for a 90 mile hike.

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    Quote from Astro: “I have fond memories of all of these suggestions. :thumbup: Hopefully someday soon I can say the same of the Whites and Maine. ” You may or may not have sent me an itinerary.....but I no longer have the same email.....I will text you a new…
  • IMScotty -

    Liked Astro’s post in the thread welcome to the cafe.

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    Quote from Traffic Jam: “Curious...do you still hike? I feel some pressure to hike (and do other activities) as much as I can, while I can. It’s been frustrating because life events are getting in the way and I worry that my good health is running…