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    First Hang, A Pictoral Report

    Well, I went out yesterday for my first hang, and I made sure to bring my camera with so I could share it here. I started off just hiking in the woods, a few miles later and I decided to take a little rest, so I came across an old dam and figured it was as good a place as any

    it's a good thing I'm not afraid of heights, but it was a wicked place to be

    A while later and I figured I'd better find somewhere to set up a main camp, and set off towards a big hill I thought would be a good place. Along the way I also picked up some dinner

    After that I set up my hammock so I could enjoy the view


    You might notice the pink dog leash holding my hammock up, it was a quick solution to the fact that I did not have any rope around the house that was strong enough, me and my tail-bone found that out the first day I got it. So I was all snug and fed and ready to relax until night, but there was a boar or something out in the woods, I'm not sure exactly what it was, but it certainly didn't sound like any deer I'd heard before. So, being cautious, I decided to backtrack a few miles to where I'd napped on the dam and set up camp there, just minutes before it started storming. I actually sleep pretty well in storms and fell asleep a few minutes after, and you guys don't lie when you say it's one of the most comfortable ways to sleep.

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    Looks like a good trip. Thanks for sharing!

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    Cool. Thanks for taking us with you. I sleep better in my hammock than I do in my waterbed. Glad you had a good trip.

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    Nice pics. Thanks for sharing!

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    Dinner comes complete with toothpicks!
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    OK. i'll bite. Does cooked cactus taste, "just like chicken"?

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    that setup on the dam is amazing! I would sleep for days there...a waterfall and a hammock means God loves me and wants me to be cozy and well rested
    Debi

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    Quote Originally Posted by johmar View Post
    OK. i'll bite. Does cooked cactus taste, "just like chicken"?
    To me, it tastes like okra: kinda non-descript and a bit slimy. Not my favorite... .
    "Pips"
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    Surely, God could have made a better way to sleep.

    Surely, God never did.

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    Thanks Pips.
    Tried okra once . It DIDN't taste like chicken.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Debi Jaytee View Post
    that setup on the dam is amazing! I would sleep for days there...a waterfall and a hammock means God loves me and wants me to be cozy and well rested
    My sentiments exactly!
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