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MrMiner2
07-05-2012, 19:38
Yesterday?

Wise Old Owl
07-05-2012, 19:47
Got ten freinds over and had so many appetizers we barely made it to the monster burgers.... then dropped $300 on fireworks for the teens to light. The neighbors have "got" used to it. The dogs didn't:cool:

ATMountainTime
07-05-2012, 19:50
Stand Up Paddle boarding forthe first time. Its an AMZING work out!!! Went well with the 6 pack in the river.

Odd Man Out
07-05-2012, 20:17
Grilled brats, swam in the pool, e-mailed my friend from Turkmenistan whose home country is #2 on just about every list of most repressive government in the world (after NK).

Hairbear
07-05-2012, 20:34
drank some beers and decided to put that blue die in my lake.half way through i slipped and fell in the clay on the shore line.yes i managed to cover a good part of myself in that dam blue stuff.it wont wash off it has to wear off.today at work was lovely ive heard every smurf joke i care to hear

snorz
07-05-2012, 20:45
Did some trail magic

Lone Wolf
07-05-2012, 20:51
Yesterday?

rode my Harley, went for a run, drank beer and stirred up controversey on Facebook

Lone Wolf
07-05-2012, 20:52
Did some trail magic

card tricks?

rocketsocks
07-05-2012, 20:54
black powder, flint, lock and steel.

Pedaling Fool
07-05-2012, 21:03
I do the same thing I do on Bastille Day (http://french.about.com/od/culture/a/bastille-day.htm) -- I watch the Tour de France.

hikerboy57
07-05-2012, 21:10
I watched the american revolution series on the military channel. pretty good story too.

et_afig
07-05-2012, 21:30
we started a deployment june 29th, so in typical navy fashion if you aren't on watch you're sleeping. and sleep I did and when I wasn't sleeping I was reading AT journals in my rack.

Lone Wolf
07-05-2012, 21:33
we started a deployment june 29th, so in typical navy fashion if you aren't on watch you're sleeping. and sleep I did and when I wasn't sleeping I was reading AT journals in my rack.

Semper Fi.........

T.S.Kobzol
07-05-2012, 21:35
hiked an almost 4000 footer in Maine's Evans Notch.

coach lou
07-05-2012, 22:27
drank some beers and decided to put that blue die in my lake.half way through i slipped and fell in the clay on the shore line.yes i managed to cover a good part of myself in that dam blue stuff.it wont wash off it has to wear off.today at work was lovely ive heard every smurf joke i care to hear
come on....no picture?!

rocketsocks
07-05-2012, 22:33
drank some beers and decided to put that blue die in my lake.half way through i slipped and fell in the clay on the shore line.yes i managed to cover a good part of myself in that dam blue stuff.it wont wash off it has to wear off.today at work was lovely ive heard every smurf joke i care to hearIs that the same stuff they use in the port-o-jons?:eek:

rocketsocks
07-05-2012, 22:34
come on....no picture?!heck, you know he's got them pic burried in the back yard.hehe

Hairbear
07-05-2012, 22:54
it was that darn bottle of crowns fault

rocketsocks
07-05-2012, 23:29
it was that darn bottle of crowns faultThat'll sure make the Hair hurt.;)

hoyawolf
07-05-2012, 23:56
Wrapped up a five day trip to the White Mtns in New Hampshire with two of my Army friends from the good old days and enjoyed an outstanding display by mother nature of some natural fireworks while staying in Shelter 6 at Hermit Lakes. The bourbon and Starbux instant coffee made it an outstanding evening indeed.
Yesterday?

ChinMusic
07-06-2012, 00:10
Drove up to northern Illinois to meet up with Garlic08. Garlic is thru-biking across the country and happened to be in my home state on the 4th. After some killer chicken we watched some fireworks over the Illinois River.

Spokes
07-06-2012, 00:11
Drank a pint of English Ale, and then was thankful we celebrate by eating hot dogs instead of a plate full of fish n' chips.


We are so lucky.

Different Socks
07-06-2012, 00:12
Hiked over 4000ft up on a moderate grade to Scalplock Lookout on the south end of Glacier NP!

Hairbear
07-06-2012, 01:01
That'll sure make the Hair hurt.;) caught myself being pathetic flirting with the cashier at the convenience store all the time forgetting im BLUE

Feral Bill
07-06-2012, 02:06
Sailing. Perfect wind.

vamelungeon
07-06-2012, 04:32
I worked an 8 hour shift.

Coffee Rules!
07-06-2012, 05:19
Watched Wimbledon on TV, ate entirely too much food at the chow hall (they DO put out nice holiday spreads), enjoyed a nice cigar, and was thankful the locals didn't launch any "fireworks."

bfayer
07-06-2012, 05:58
we started a deployment june 29th, so in typical navy fashion if you aren't on watch you're sleeping. and sleep I did and when I wasn't sleeping I was reading AT journals in my rack.

Hope you're not stuck on 4 to 8s. Thanks for keeping us safe!

verasch
07-06-2012, 07:39
Buddy of mine lives on NY ave, very close to the Washington memorial. We went up to the roof, and had panaramic views of all the fireworks surrounding DC. Then the fireworks went off next to tue memorial, and we were so close. It was breathtaking.

On the way home, people were setting them off and one landed on my arm. Surprising how much it hurt the next day for such a little object.

coach lou
07-06-2012, 08:24
Buddy of mine lives on NY ave, very close to the Washington memorial. We went up to the roof, and had panaramic views of all the fireworks surrounding DC. Then the fireworks went off next to tue memorial, and we were so close. It was breathtaking.

On the way home, people were setting them off and one landed on my arm. Surprising how much it hurt the next day for such a little object.

I was on the Mall in'96' for the Fireworks, The flags, the Monument, the National Symphony playing...humanity surrounding us.....it was something I will never forget, and no display can rival it.

Rain Man
07-06-2012, 08:54
Spent the day driving from Tennessee to South Carolina to cook, clean, and run errands for a few days for my Mama, who just had hip-replacement surgery. Stopped on the way in Crossville, Tennessee to take an elderly home-bound, wheelchair-bound friend and his nurse to buffet lunch at Cumberland Mountain State Park, overlooking the lake.

I need all the brownie points I can get, if I'm ever gonna git into heaven! :)

Rain:sunMan

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Mike2012
07-06-2012, 09:40
I got off the trail right near DC to escape the heat and visit with friends and family. I've been enjoying air conditioned house and car while I clean and repair the gear I am not replacing. Tent is set up on the back deck for seam sealing along with drying pack and sleeping pad. I'm even wearing cotton clothes! :banana Looking forward to getting back on the trail in a couple days refreshed and refocused.

Sly
07-06-2012, 09:58
I went commando.

bfayer
07-06-2012, 10:34
I went commando.

TMI

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Sly
07-06-2012, 10:45
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TMI
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bfayer
07-06-2012, 10:52
TMI
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You win: )

Sent from somewhere in the city when I would rather be in the woods.

WingedMonkey
07-06-2012, 10:57
I searched through some more archives to see which of my Revolutionary War ancestors were long distance hikers and which ones where section hikers.

rocketsocks
07-06-2012, 11:17
I searched through some more archives to see which of my Revolutionary War ancestors were long distance hikers and which ones where section hikers.hehehe...........

Coffee Rules!
07-06-2012, 11:20
+1 for the monkey with wings.

Coffee Rules!
07-06-2012, 11:23
+1 each for bfayer and Sly.

Sent from a relatively quick typist in a Third World toilet.

rocketsocks
07-06-2012, 11:33
Watched Wimbledon on TV, ate entirely too much food at the chow hall (they DO put out nice holiday spreads), enjoyed a nice cigar, and was thankful the locals didn't launch any "fireworks."Nice....but no two fingers of some fine scotch, or you just can talk about that, hehehe. Yep those kinda "fireworks" shows don't usually end well.stay low, stay well.

RED-DOG
07-06-2012, 11:56
Had a BBQ, Set the Fire works off, and read WB Comics Funny Stuff Ha Ha.

Prada
07-06-2012, 13:20
Rested up after getting back at 1am the night before from 6 days on the trail (from Wayah Gap, NC to Fontana Dam).

Did a lot of NOTHING!!! :)

Coffee Rules!
07-06-2012, 15:17
Nice....but no two fingers of some fine scotch, or you just can talk about that, hehehe. Yep those kinda "fireworks" shows don't usually end well.stay low, stay well.

Alas, even with the military gone, their no booze rule still applies to us contractors. It would've been nice, but I'll live. Now that you've revealed yourself as a man of good taste, what's your favorite? I'm quite partial to Lagavulin myself.

rocketsocks
07-06-2012, 17:15
Alas, even with the military gone, their no booze rule still applies to us contractors. It would've been nice, but I'll live. Now that you've revealed yourself as a man of good taste, what's your favorite? I'm quite partial to Lagavulin myself.Well,actually..on the way-gon, so's it's "Butter"..scotch for me, with ver-neller ice cream.Hee Haw

Coffee Rules!
07-06-2012, 17:41
Nothin' wrong with butterscotch either. Is that a single malt or blend? :p

AjR
07-06-2012, 19:32
I put up a 25' flag pole in my front yard, and flew the flag.. (I live at the top of a large hill(

Veetack
07-06-2012, 19:38
Finished my hike in the park, ate in gatlinburg, drank firefly by the Tennessee river and watched some fireworks.

neonshaw
07-06-2012, 22:17
Ran a 10K road race with 60K other people - Peachtree RR

heavyfoot
07-06-2012, 22:56
Had a nice dinner of baked beans, grilled kabobs, corn on the cob, coleslaw, lemonade, chips & dip, sourdough rolls, with homemade apple pie la mode for dessert. Before we ate we took turns reading aloud the Declaration of Independence (we're pretty patriotic around here). Afterwards we went to a fireworks show at a local resort.

Coffee Rules!
07-06-2012, 23:48
Before we ate we took turns reading aloud the Declaration of Independence

I like it!

Not Sunshine
07-07-2012, 00:42
"I don't normally eat a burger, a brat, and a steak; but it's the 4th of July and I'm going to need the energy if I'm going to blow stuff up!"

Sarcasm the elf
07-07-2012, 01:12
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WIAPilot
07-07-2012, 06:56
I had a great 4th of July: Threw a small party and decorated the house!