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    Kayak Jack?

    Anybody heard from Jack lately? He hasn't posted in a while (not like him). Should I dig out his phone number?
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    More Humor thru th Pandemic

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    Tough winter and worse spring

    Back in October, Joy and I decided to downsize due to her macular degeneration. We were 10 mi from town and her license did not permit her to drive after dark. Didn't take long to find the right house but because we are in Erie County, NY, it took 4 months to close (lawyers:mad:). End of Feb...
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    Happy New Year

    Just want to wish you all a safe, happy and prosperous New Year. May your boat rack always be full and you gear storage area too small. And most importantly, make wise choices as you usher in 2018:D
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    Trip Report?

    OK Jack, when can we expect a trip report?
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    Gettin' my throat slit Monday

    I've been having upper back and shoulder pain since mid August and after several attempts with chiropractic (and at DC's suggestion) went to a neurosurgeon. I have a deteriorating cervical disc causing all the problems, so Monday 5:30am I will be at the hospital for surgery. They actually go...
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    Wearin' out!

    Had a 2nd visit with an orthopedic surgeon today. I've had degenerative arthritis in the cervical area of my spine for several years and now one of the discs has deteriorated to the point it has to be replaced. Doc says it's a simple and safe procedure but he has to slit my throat to get to...
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    The Little Red Hen (revised)

    Came across this on another forum and thought it was something Chuck and Jack would enjoy. The Little Red Hen Modernized and Original Versions The Modern Little Red Hen Once upon a time, there was a little red hen who scratched about the barnyard until she uncovered some grains of wheat. She...
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    Pretty quiet here

    Sure hope that means everyone is paddling, fishing or working in the shop.
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    Last night shortly after I got into bed I had to get back up and close all the windows because of a very strong odor. This morning my wife took a picture (thru the patio door) of a skunk standing on the front deck. This evening the dog and I went out the back door, down the driveway to the...
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    Hope the lack of activity...

    ... on this forum means everyone is out paddling or camping :mrgreen: Jon
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    Logging in each time

    The last 3 days I've had to log in each time I came to the site. Not used to that. Something going on or is somebody sublety trying to tell me I'm not wanted? Jon
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    Don't like Buffalo weather? Wait 10 minutes...

    ... and it will change. I live in ski country and we didn't have enough skiable snow until after New Years, and 95% of that was manmade snow :( . Ski season was short and with mediocre conditions at best. Frequent rain which is death on snow. My local ski area has been closed for a month...
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    From a Marine's wife

    Subject: UNITED STATES MARINE > This came from a Marine's wife. It says it all: I sat, as did millions of Other Americans, and watched as the government Under went a peaceful transition Of power a few months ago. At first, I felt a swell Of pride and patriotism while...
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    The Atlanta Airport

    Atlanta Airport You gotta love this one even if you've never lived in the South. Some of you will enjoy this more than others.... Southerners can be so polite! Atlanta Tower: "Saudi Air 511 -- You are cleared to land on runway 9R." Saudi Air: "Thank you Atlanta . Acknowledge cleared...
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    The trip that shouldn't have happened!!!

    Allegheny River: Roulette, PA to Olean, NY. After several months of internet exploration, correspondence with locals, and a road trip in August to check it out, I decided this was a doable trip. WRONG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (still not enough exclaimation points, but you get the idea) Friday...
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    SOF help

    Seems like everybody is makin' strippers or plywood boats. Bein' the unusual sort, I want to try my hand on an SOF. However, the only place I've found plans is Geodesic AiroLITE Anybody know of other sources? Anybody ever build one? Is it worth the effort? I'd like to...
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    A large company, feeling it was time for a shakeup, hired a new CEO. The new boss was determined to rid the company of all slackers. On a tour of the facilities, the CEO noticed a guy leaning on a wall. The room was full of workers and he wanted to let them know that he meant business. He...
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    Please enlighten this dummy!

    Will someone please, in 30 words or less, explain S & G. I'm assuming it's totally different than SOF. Thanks guys.