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Old 07-05-2006, 05:17 PM   #29
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Most of the half gallon of bacardi was drunk (yes i mean drunk) by my sisters and friends while we were in the pool. Kept yelling for the barkeep, and the kids were yelling for applejuice. barkeep Terry, kept us well supplied while the men did the cooking. Don't feel to bad today.

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Old 07-05-2006, 06:49 PM   #30
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Petunia and I spent the 4th at the Washington Land Yacht Harbor in Lacey ... been here since June 9th. The city of Lacey put on a fireworks show on the 3rd ... we could see it from a distance ... while dining with forum members Jim & Karen (OreExcella).

This is the last year for legal fireworks in Lacey ... so on the 4th all hell broke loose ... big loud booms all day ... and skyrockets all night long ... well past midnight. Festive activities from Fort Lewis sounded like thunder and looked like ball lightning. Then this morning they resumed with their shelling again.

Now this place is nearly filled with everyone coming up after the International ... they kept rolling in all day long. The more the merrier!

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Old 07-05-2006, 07:38 PM   #31
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We spent the weekend at the Pennwood Airstream CG in Limestone, Pa; it's the best kept secret in all of Airstreamdom. Look it up at . We had good weather and good friends with us, what more could one ask for on July 4th weeekend?

We signed up for a yearly lease as we intend to use the site as a launch pad for exploring all of western PA.
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Old 07-05-2006, 09:43 PM   #32
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... Goood mornin 2U ALL... & 4 those of U with a hangover... serves U right...LOL... Minnie Mate... U wanna C the SNOW at the Very Merry Xmas Party at Disney, now that's wot I call SCAREY... SNOW in FLORIDA... Once is an Accident, but on purpose...well thats jus real Scarey...LMAO...
Markdoane.... King Geroge off Yr Backs... well We were GLAD 2...LOL, gee U gotta long Memory... & as 4U Rseagle, aint Cumberland Gap a lttl FAST 4U, I thought those String pluckers were meant 2B played real slow, except 4 Duelin Banjo's in Deliverence, 'cos vats jus 4 the film...LOL... I actualy LIKE Blue grass, can't play YET, ( Dyslexic Finger Syndrome ) but I'm learnin 2 count now, I'm up to 4 on one hand &..... 3 toes, a pinky & a foot thumb on the other... so I'll soon B there... !!!...
Well U ALL sounds tho U hadda FUBULUS time celebratin, realy enjoy readin U... Take care now...Chris.....
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Old 07-10-2006, 12:07 PM   #33
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Ahh, fourth of july vacation, hooked up on june 30th and hit the road to see some dear friends of ours that moved to Lake George NY, there house sale couldn't get completed until the 6th of july so we parked our Airstreams at a local campground and had ourself a ball.
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Old 07-03-2007, 07:06 PM   #34
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here are a couple of seven-four threads that i liked...

we don't read much from these folks now...

can't help thinking if past relatives of the 'banjo man' had been in charge back in 1770 the separation might have been easier...

love the photos of peters moho...

klattu where are ya? we need some wonder woman shots!

and 'driftwood' may be the longest running fella to stay at 500 posts...

perhaps if we all send him karma tomorrow, he will break the silence....

usually i travel/camp on the 4th.

last year was particularly nice since we rally'd in oregon...

silver falls was sweet, and i see the pic links still work. check out the pictures!

we had a grand time.

close to the international...

which also had some high points...

opted not to travel this year...

and only needed a chair in the driveway to enjoy the pyrotechnics....

brighter, boomier and higher all the rockets seemed.

max liked 'em too.

as the boom show continued for 25-30 minutes,

i found myself wondering about folks who live in a world

where regular daily explosions happen.

it's no show for those poor souls

and they can't turn it off or drive away from the danger...

so on independence day this year

i'll be thinking about all the folks worldwide who aren't.

blessings 2all and have a safe celebration...

in the united states of airstreams...

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Old 07-03-2007, 07:24 PM   #35
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I'm off work all this week and spent most of the day weeding the garden. Tomorrow, July 4th, I'll be installing my third solar panel with the same son who helped me with the other two. It will be an hour or so of shooting the breeze with my youngest boy and then he'll be running off with his friends to who knows where. The wife is working nights this week and will be sleeping during the day. I guess this will be a low key 4th for us.

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Old 07-03-2007, 07:34 PM   #36
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Well, we only have the day off tomorrow. We will spend part of it packing the AS for a weekend trip to San Antonio Lake. Looking forward to camping 10 steps from the lake in 100 degree heat, planted in the shade, sipping Mojitos, OR lounging on the flotation device in the 70 degree water, sipping Mojitos, with the faithful Labrador Retrievers towing us around the lake.
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Old 07-03-2007, 07:49 PM   #37
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Rivet 4th Plans

Originally Posted by slowolf
Well, we only have the day off tomorrow. We will spend part of it packing the AS for a weekend trip to San Antonio Lake. Looking forward to camping 10 steps from the lake in 100 degree heat, planted in the shade, sipping Mojitos, OR lounging on the flotation device in the 70 degree water, sipping Mojitos, with the faithful Labrador Retrievers towing us around the lake.
Sounds like a good trip you have planned.

I only have tomorrow off, so I planned ahead tonight. Made fresh salsa, grilled a ham steak, and put on a pot of black beans it the mini Crock-Pot. I'll do a Tex-Mex style 4th tomorrow, with no work involved. Ok, if the avocados get ripe, I may make guacamole too.

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Old 07-03-2007, 10:46 PM   #38
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Smile Hi

Staying Home. To many nuts on the road during the holiday.
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Old 07-03-2007, 11:51 PM   #39
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2Air, nice post.

I'll be at work at the fire station in SLOWOLF's town - trying to keep him safe.
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Old 07-04-2007, 12:09 AM   #40
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We will spend the day with family. Visit mom's grave, my first 4th without her, miss her a lot! Will take the grandkids down to the lake where the city pulls a big barge out in the middle and shoots off the fireworks. Always a beautiful sight to behold. Im sure the 2 little ones ( 2 and 4) will get a big kick out of them.
Hope to go camping for a few days if we can find somewhere to go. All of them are booked up this week .
Hope everyone has a Safe and Happy 4th! I know it has been said before, but do be careful. I had a cousin lose an eye to a bottle rocket. Two grown men shooting them at one another, you would think they would have known better!
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Old 07-04-2007, 12:57 AM   #41
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Today was photographing Black Canyon. The pic is me photographing "The Painted Wall"...the cliff is only 2350 ft tall.....

Tomorrow will be at Mesa Verde.....Happy 4th!
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Old 07-04-2007, 04:01 AM   #42
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I'm working with a few local not-for-profits and putting on a day long, free music festival. Ending the show with Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels.

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