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Old 11-22-2013, 05:19 PM   #121
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Very nice! - Cold here, need some hot water soon, you're lucky there Sir!
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Old 11-25-2013, 06:54 AM   #122
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Thanks for another Death Valley installment. I alway love your DV reports.
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Old 11-25-2013, 07:20 PM   #123
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You cast good impressions larryboy. Great read and pics of your thoughts and travels. Been too long since I've been to Saline and DV. Ruth's recommend turned into a tangent to And The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini when I waffled at Shantaram's 944 pages. Looking forward to more of your reports.

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Old 11-26-2013, 06:49 AM   #124
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Really enjoyed reading this thread. Best moto camp-food I've ever seen.
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Old 11-26-2013, 09:49 AM   #125
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You cast good impressions larryboy. Great read and pics of your thoughts and travels. Been too long since I've been to Saline and DV. Ruth's recommend turned into a tangent to And The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini when I waffled at Shantaram's 944 pages. Looking forward to more of your reports.

I've read Hosseini's 'A Thousand Splendid Suns' , 'Echoed' should be excellent as well. I like a book that lasts a bit, I went through the 'Che' book in less than a day.


Thanks all for reading and commenting!!
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Old 11-27-2013, 12:32 PM   #126
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Thanks for taking us along, and those deep fried hens look tasty.
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Old 02-19-2014, 09:02 AM   #127
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Eh? New twist on the same old story?

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Old 02-19-2014, 09:06 AM   #128
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Old 02-19-2014, 09:24 AM   #129
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Highway 50 overlooking Lake Tahoe.




Secret Gardnerville bypass route.




Mono Lake..




Beer, whiskey, firewood and an apple in Bishop...essentials.




Saline~Wacoba Road.






350 miles before dark.





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Old 02-19-2014, 09:54 AM   #130
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Thumb The thread lives on...

...I love that this keeps coming back to life. Thank you for sharing, looking forward to more.
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Old 02-19-2014, 09:58 AM   #131
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Tried my new REI Camp Dome 2 without the rainfly the first night and froze my buns right off.




The Wizard Tub was nasty dirty last night, first order of business was to scrub that bastard down.




Spent the day reading and hanging out with Sacramento Dan. Ken and fam got in near dark with their scratch built yurt.












Fried up a couple chops for Dan and I.




Finally got to use my new Streamlight LED lantern!!

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Old 02-19-2014, 10:13 AM   #132
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Hey, that Streamlight works! I got one too - now I know it was worth it!

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Old 02-19-2014, 10:25 AM   #133
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Need a good breakfast because today is the 'Turtle Jim Desert Classic' golf tournament...also known as rock ping pong.

Coffee, bacon and an oatmeal pill should do.




Meeting for the rules...one ball, must be returned with your marking...one 7 iron, only club you get...you are required to improve your lie, we don't want broken arms in the rocks.




The hole.




Drew numbers...I'm with Flipper and Tammy.




It was a lot of fun!! You either get it close on your first shot or you have hell to pay, I shot a 35 for 5 holes and the winner shot a 13.


More cool rigs came in today, 4x4 Fuso camper.




Justin's shortbed Chevy with one ton axles, I think he said he's had it since new and something like 350,000 miles.




My camp with Dan's place behind me.




We got invited down for some fresh blood orange margarita's!!




Time for Tahoe Tammy's birthday potluck!! Man, we ate good.





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Old 02-19-2014, 11:20 AM   #134
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Sweet!

Did you hear anything about the BLM's future plans
for the springs?

see you around the campfire,
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Old 02-19-2014, 03:16 PM   #135
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Darn, I'm late to the party again but at least I found my way.
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