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A little boost in inspiration this morning

I know it has been a long time since I’ve written something, but it has been a busy second half of the year and I’ve been doing well. However, like a lot of people, I tend to get a little … Continue reading

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One days rest for the weary

Made it to athens late last night and am headed to florida tomorrow. I will spend the day preparing and getting some rest. Amy Leigh will no    doubt be snoring most of the day. She is a trooper on … Continue reading

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Dont know why but

Blackberry smoke is awesome camping music. Something re their brand of countryfied southern rock goes well with a cold beer, warm fire, stars peeking through the clouds, and the sounds of crickets.  One thing country folk have right that people … Continue reading

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Koa campgrounds have nice facilities but…

If your neighbors have a fire, you probably dont need one. If i wanted to be a sardine i would pray for fins!  But i do appreciate having a place to park the trailer on the way home tonight. 🙂  … Continue reading

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Since I’ve come across a couple of bears in the wild myself

The true story of two fatal grizzly bear attacks that changed our relationship with wildlife – The Washington Posthttps://apple.news/AxKHX_BwtQ66StfeuvucwQA But I still know it’s more likely that I get hit by a falling tree or limb…and I’m okay with that. 

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My mountain

I’m a mountain person, not a beach person. To a mountain person, one soars above all others. In my wekly depression and anxiety group yesterday, we were asked to share our dream vacation. Mine was start in one of the … Continue reading

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To my homies

I have a few friends who are going through rough patches at the moment. Im thinking about you. I know its tough but i can say that rough patches do always seem to get  better somehow, often when you least … Continue reading

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Damn..another one

I just read that Chester Bennington, singer for Linkin Park, has reportedly committed suicide.  We lost another someone whose courage and singing about their troubles has helped people like me get through many of my hard times.  So very fucking … Continue reading

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Random thoughts 7/5 edition

I Love the deck. Today i got a couple of potted plants and a new grill. Ive been grilling on my tiny weber smokey joe for the last cpl of years. Today i got a big boy weber kettle. I … Continue reading

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Isnt it good norwegian wood? 

Happy 4th of july! I decided to build a patio today. I found a great deal on an outdoor table and chair set a while back, and i finally had a moment to figure out what to do with it.  … Continue reading

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