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    Senior Member Randy's Avatar
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    The Weekend with My Posse

    These weekends just are not long enough,,,So I started off friday night.
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    I set up Friday night @ 10pm, and slept just fine , even though it was 48 degrees when I got up Sat. morning.

    After the sun came up , it warmed up into the 70s. My Posse wanted to set out some catfish juglines, so off we went. Alittle while later, we got the first..

    We even snagged this big ole snapping turtle

    The posse kept wanting to hang out at the Hammock Camp, even though they had nice warm heat in the camper,,,

    Sat evening, I made them a treat after dinner..... Apple Pie and whip cream...... and they slept like a log......




    Here is my possee, helping with the kayak....... they gotta help with everything,,,,,,

    FIVE more days till next weekend !!!!!!!!!

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    Great stuff...thanks for sharing. The HF pie is a nice touch!
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    Nice pics and good memories for all! Fun!!
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    Never seen such a cute posse! Looks like everyone had a great time. Alas, my "posse" is older, just into high school, so my weekends are not my own very often these days.

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    cutest posse ever!

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    Thanks for sharing....
    "Here is my possee, helping with the kayak....... they gotta help with everything,,,,,,"
    I remember those days...now, it's bribery and death threats to get them to move.
    it's all good!
    "Every day is a new day to a better future"
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    all secure in sector 7 Shug's Avatar
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    That posse looks mighty happy and helpful. M-m-m-m-m- that dutch oven apple pie made me salivate!!!!! Love the HF on there ..... lotta love.
    Great trip report.
    Keep 'em coming........
    Shug
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    Those posse smiles are awfully big...from hammocks, from catfish, from turtles, from apple pie (hmmm, maybe), from Dad (you bet). How lucky can a hangin' Dad be?!!! A weekend, hammock, kids and pie!!!! Whooa!

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    now I gotta go make some pie..... yummmmmmmmy, yummmmy.

    Good looking posse. Nice camo netting, thanks for sharing.

    pie, I want pie
    Ambulo tua ambulo.

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    Great looking family!!! Those are some great smiles!

    WARNING: Will discuss Rhurbarb Strawberry Pie and Livermush at random.


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