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    Senior Member Lonely Raven's Avatar
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    Welcome K1!!

    I have that book on my Wish list on Amazon, I'm just waiting to find a few other items to save on shipping! I've heard great things about that book and your writing!

    It's good to have you here at Hammock Forums!

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    Your an inspiration Dennis. Thanks. I just turned 60 this year.
    " The mind creates the abyss, the heart crosses it."

    “The measure of your life will not be in what you accumulate, but in what you give away.” ~Wayne Dyer

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    Great to read about this, welcome to HF, though you are already a very experienced hammock camper!

    Which HH were you using, which tarp and how did you keep your back warm?
    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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    I Thru'd in 2003 and the first time I spent an entire night in my HH was on Springer. I'm going to enjoy reading your book. Can't get enough of reliving the trail.
    Peace Dutch
    GA>ME 2003


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    Like others, I feel compelled to say "welcome."
    But I sense that you've been there and back again and have just been waiting for the rest of us to catch up. So maybe it's you that should be welcoming the rest of us.
    In either case, I'm glad you're on HF. I would enjoy meeting you at a hang sometime. I could show you my idea for my wife and me to sleep together in the two hammocks using the same two trees and under one tarp.
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    So many trees, so little time...
    We follow where the Swamp Fox guides,
    His friends and merry men are we;
    And when the troop of Tarleton rides,
    We burrow in the cypress tree.
    The turfy hammock is our bed,
    Our home is in the red deer's den,
    Our roof, the tree-top overhead,
    For we are wild and hunted men.

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    300 Zero's

    An excellent book. Strongly recommended to ALL hiker / adventurer types.

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    I will read that book and imagine what splendors you encountered on the trial.

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