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majors epic cross country road trip....

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by majorcatfish, Sep 1, 2019.

  1. Sep 10, 2019
    thistlebloom

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    Totally planned. Next year we're going with red gingham.
     
  2. Sep 10, 2019
    Gardening with Rabbits

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    :lol: I did not even tell DB I was going. He would have locked me up and actually shocked DD's husband did not have a fit. lol
     
  3. Sep 11, 2019 at 8:21 PM
    canesisters

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    This thread just makes me so happy!!
    JUST LOOK AT ALL THE SMILES!!!!
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  4. Sep 11, 2019 at 9:05 PM
    majorcatfish

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    day 7....
    i'm home....
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  5. Sep 11, 2019 at 9:28 PM
    majorcatfish

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    day 8....
    after a good night sleep had breakfast. decided to do the tourist thing took a drive along the west shore saw my old house.drove up blackwood canyon to the top of baker pass, use to be a dirt road now it's paved to the top...?
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    on the way back stopped numinous times...this is truly gods country
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  6. Sep 11, 2019 at 9:30 PM
    Carol Dee

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    Beautiful country @majorcatfish Do I see a BEE on the goldenrod?
     
  7. Sep 11, 2019 at 9:34 PM
    majorcatfish

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    day 8..part two
    while driving pulled over a couple times for a couple shots of the lake...yes it is that blue.
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    and then the dam.. it's the outlet for the lake..and the only river <trucker river>that flows east and not into the pacific .
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    little trivia for you non locals
    the lake is 1644' deep
    21 miles long
    11 miles wide
    maximum lake level 6,229'
    minimum lake level 6223'
     
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  8. Sep 11, 2019 at 9:35 PM
    majorcatfish

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    miles that i have driven so far...minus 400 miles
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  9. Sep 12, 2019 at 3:51 AM
    thistlebloom

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    Your home grounds are certainly beautiful Major.
    How long since you've been back?
     
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  10. Sep 12, 2019 at 4:34 AM
    majorcatfish

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    Last time was 8 years ago for moms celebration of life was only up for a couple hours. I’m very grateful to have this opportunity to come home for a week
     
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