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    Weekend trip

    Headed out to an undisclosed location tomorrow for a nice weekend father/oldest-daughter trip. Looking forward to a nice hike with beautiful N.C. scenery and weather.

    I can't wait to get out to the "not-quite-so-piney-around-here" woods. Pictures will follow.


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    Have fun! I know that my daughters and I always use our camping trips as an opportunity to catch up!

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    enjoy Patrick...very special times
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    Sounds wonderful ... can't wait to see the shots. Have a blast.

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    Have a good trip Patrick!!
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    Have a great trip! Hope you have glorious weather.
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    Hope you have more fun this weekend than I am having today.
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    have a great time,,, can't wait for the pic's

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    I'd be out there too, if it wasn't "yard work weekend"!

    Lookin' forward to pics.
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    Had a great time at Rock Castle Gorge, Va. with my oldest daughter.

    I had made a looong silnylon tube before the trip (not a snakeskin, more like a huge stringbean) to hold my large winter tarp. Worked great. No more stuffing that thing in a teeny tiny little bag, and that's a real time saver! I love it when things work the way you want them to.

    Weather was great. Scenery was good (lots of ice storm damage up on the Blue Ridge Parkway at Rocky Knob, near Stuart, Va.).

    Will post a very short trip report soon with pictures.


    "Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities."
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    I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.
    - John Burroughs

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