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    Bless you, Hammock Forums

    I've been out of circulation since I was in a car accident last year, but I finally got out and tested some of my gear. I cannot find enough ways to thank the people who keep this forum going for inventing ways to make hammock camping (I actually also sleep in a hammock at home) more comfortable and sharing your information.

    So - here's my feedback on my delightful 6-day trek in a place I've been looking to get back to for a long time - with hot links to everyone who has enhanced my hammock experience (and I know I owe more of you a shout out):

    http://www.writerbynature.com/2011/0...journal-notes/

    Happy Trails,
    JJ Murphy
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    Glad to see your up and about again JJ. You seem to be a cornicopia of knowledge. Would like to hang w/you in the future if the gods of hammock allow. Look forward to hearing of more exploits.
    " Wiggs "

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    Glad to hear that you and your hammock are getting out there again!
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    Glad you're back JJ. Sorry to hear about the car accident. Just thought ou weren't doing the hammock thing anymore.

    Funny side note. You and I corresponded quite a while back when you were selling a Speer. I ended up not pulling the trigger and someone else bought it. Wouldn't you know when he went to sell it I ended up buying it. At least I think it's the same hammock.
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    All righty then, JJ!
    For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us....that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now.
    Romans 8:18,21-22

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    A very nice trip report. You are very talented and I'll bet you even write poetry.
    I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority. - E. B. White (1899 - 1985)

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    Thanks for all your comments. Wiggs - if you find yourself on the East Coast let me know. Once I get through school, who knows - I may find myself traveling. Ron, that's so funny about the hammock - sort of a six degrees of separation thing. Yes, Veto 65 I do write poetry - some of which I have posted on my website.

    I'll be checking in when I need a break from homework - which I have already received even though school has not yet started.

    Enjoy your treks.
    JJ Murphy
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    That is a beautiful story JJ. You made it come to life. One of the few times that pictures weren't really necessary.
    He is your friend, your companion, your defender... he is your dog. You are his life, his leader, and master. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of that devotion.

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    Thanks for writing your account of your recent trip - very enjoyable to read, and a very good review to boot!

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