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    My buddy has some land that adjoins the Upper Buffalo River Wilderness Area. He called me a couple of days ago, sez "Come on over...we're gonna build a deck."

    "Okay, where, how big, etc?"

    "On the slope by the creek. Big enough to put my tent on"

    Okay, y'all can see where this is going. School is ON. More later.
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    Good luck. With enough education, you may get out of most of the physical labor.
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    School him good oldgringo.
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    Learn'em up good, ya hear!!!!!!!!!!
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    Well, he had sense enough to call you, so he may be open to radical notions of comfort.

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    This oughtta be good.
    Good luck and don't forget the pix.
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    Just be sure he doesn't say - "hey man, watch this"!!!!!!!!!!!! You might want to step back a ways.
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    Oh man, I'd love to have some land on the edge of that area. Livin' the dream, that guy is.

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    I hung my hammock on a steep, rocky slope...it did not go unnoticed.

    There were lots of questions, and a tentative, "I may have to try one." I didn't offer up my Speer, because that is a difficult intro to hammocks. Next time, I'll take something that's easy to love. Baby steps.
    Dave

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    Gotta love that!

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