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    Finally some cooler weather in Florida

    Well I'm writing this from my new Switchback on my android, close enough to the house so I'm picking up WiFi (life is good). Finally the heat has broke in N Florida. Havent had the opportunity to really try the switchback out bc it doesn't seem to drop under 90 degrees till 10ish every night. Let me say, that was one awesome nap. This thing is a work of art and is insanely comfortable. The low tonight is 69 so I do believe I'll crash out here tonight. Now if only I had a tv out here to watch the Jags game. DUVAL!!!!

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    Wow! Had no idea the low was supposed to be that low. Come on cooler weather!
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    Let's not get too excited guys. Goes back up next week.
    Look up before you hook up!!
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    Cooler weather!?
    wait... what weather..? where..?!
    FHV Planning Thread (it's gonna rock!)
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    So many trees, so little time...

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    Quote Originally Posted by TFC Rick View Post
    Let's not get too excited guys. Goes back up next week.
    But a brief reprieve is always nice isn't it?
    If a man loudly blesses his neighbor early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse. Proverbs 27:14

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    I will be months before that cool weather reaches South Florida
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    had a few cooler mid to high 60's nights with no humidity here in NW GA last week. tonight the air is thick again.

    enjoy your night out Giggity!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ShadowAlpha View Post
    had a few cooler mid to high 60's nights with no humidity here in NW GA last week. tonight the air is thick again.

    enjoy your night out Giggity!
    Thanks ShadowAlpha!

    So I wasn't sure if I should put my pad underneath me so I set it next to me incase I needed it. Sure enough did but was too lazy to get out of my hammock and slide it in between my layers. Temp at 5:30am was 66. Needless to say I was a bit chilly with just a bed sheet. Finally got up around 6:30. Apparently it was pretty humid all night but I didn't notice at all. Can't wait for the Florida Hang!!!
    If a man loudly blesses his neighbor early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse. Proverbs 27:14

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    Quote Originally Posted by TFC Rick View Post
    Let's not get too excited guys. Goes back up next week.
    Silence heretic!
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