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    Paddling for Pops

    As I've mentioned in Warp's thread on his upcoming hip replacement, my Dad has been battling complications from a recent broken hip and subsequent hip replacement. September 3rd will be his 92nd...
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    I felt old about 10 yrs ago, I went to drive my...

    I felt old about 10 yrs ago, I went to drive my Son's car and I had to slide the seat up to reach the pedals. Since that was 10 yrs ago, I now have all my bad body parts remind me daily of my age.
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    I think that might be the best approach for my...

    I think that might be the best approach for my Dad. If the Cancer is treated successfully, how much time would that buy a 92 yr old? My Mom has a friend who "cured" herself of lung Cancer using...
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    Thanks Smellytele My Dad is an introvert, add...

    Thanks Smellytele

    My Dad is an introvert, add to that his unwillingness to wear a hearing aid, and we never had too many long conversations. My Mom and I alternated staying overnight with my Dad...
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    Thanks Warp, after I posted I thought "Shit, I...

    Thanks Warp, after I posted I thought "Shit, I hope I didn't scare Warp." You'll be fine, being an active person will help greatly with your recovery I am sure, good luck. You'll get back on the...
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    My Mom had her's done 3 yrs ago, no fall,...

    My Mom had her's done 3 yrs ago, no fall, arthritic joint. She was 82 at the time, mixed results, much better than before, but has had some problems not related to the joint itself. She has two knees...
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    Condolences Smellytele, my Dad fell and broke his...

    Condolences Smellytele, my Dad fell and broke his hip 3 wks ago. It's been a rough 3 wks for the whole family. Total hip replacement, severe edema, congestive heart failure, pneumonia, and to top it...
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    Benefits of riding the chair solo...I can chat on...

    Benefits of riding the chair solo...I can chat on my Obama phone without bothering anyone.;)
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    Cool, wish I'd remembered to drop you a line when...

    Cool, wish I'd remembered to drop you a line when I was in CO last Spring, what was I thinking? Dumbass. May, or may not, make it back this year.
  10. Hunter has kinda grown on me, I still prefer...

    Hunter has kinda grown on me, I still prefer Platty, but when I skied there last year after a thaw freeze cycle, Hunter was in excellent shape due to their prodigious snowmaking power. The "snow" had...
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    I skied with a guy with dual hip replacements at...

    I skied with a guy with dual hip replacements at K this Spring. He had to wait for me, granted he was considerably younger than you, but I was impressed. Good luck Warp.
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    Yikes! I think he was skiing Killington in...

    Yikes! I think he was skiing Killington in May...Sasquatch. I guess being bald ain't so bad after all.
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    Sticky: The cards are sold through "My Champlain Valley"...

    The cards are sold through "My Champlain Valley" http://wfff.halfoffdeals.com/ When I Googled "Fox 44 Ski Card" I came up with a post I made on NYS Ski Blog on 10/23/13. I went out West instead of...
  14. Thread: Pluto Fly-by

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    Pluto Fly-by

    Cool pic of Pluto from NASA's New Horizons probe. Looks like a planet to me.
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    http://teamcoco.com/video/deon-on-rachel-dolezal?p...

    http://teamcoco.com/video/deon-on-rachel-dolezal?playlist=featured-videos
    The Kaitlin Jenner joke was the best.
  16. Thread: Snow Tubing?

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    This statement reminds me of zip lining, I do...

    This statement reminds me of zip lining, I do admit the first run 600 ft off the ground was pretty thrilling, but I never felt in danger. When you look down a gnarly ski trail, there's definitely a...
  17. Thread: Snow Tubing?

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    Snow Tubing?

    The recent thread about the snow tubing lawsuit got me wondering. I've never done it, nor has my Son either. If you can ski or board, what's the point?
  18. Thread: K today, 5/23

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    One tiny little spot of snow left on SS, Winter...

    One tiny little spot of snow left on SS, Winter is on it's way back in 9 days.
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    I know what you mean, I'm having my doubts. I...

    I know what you mean, I'm having my doubts. I need to walk my boat for a hundred yards or so on my return trip. There's a narrow channel where a creek has deposited so much rock into the river that...
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    Made it to the dam today, first time this year, 6...

    Made it to the dam today, first time this year, 6 miles upstream till dinner, hope the wind is with me. Got a pair of Speedo aqua slippers from Dick's, $15, I usually just wear an old pair or sneaks,...
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    I had this problem when hiking steep terrain last...

    I had this problem when hiking steep terrain last year. I ended up with black and blue toenails on my middle toes. I think my boots had just stretched out as to not hold my foot firmly enough. I had...
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    Yes, I'd prefer to go upstream first, but it's...

    Yes, I'd prefer to go upstream first, but it's just too shallow. The river is up a little from the recent rain, but a good level, deep enough so the usual shallow spots are easily paddled through,...
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    Well, I guess it's official, ski season is over,...

    Well, I guess it's official, ski season is over, finally got out on the Susquehanna in my DY Special for the first time this year. Leisurely 6 mile trip, 3 down, then 3 back upstream, after work...
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    No interest in the Zoomer Bar, now the Zoomer...

    No interest in the Zoomer Bar, now the Zoomer Amsterdam Coffee House, is another story.
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    I know they've been open on July 4th in the past....

    I know they've been open on July 4th in the past. Should've made a trip earlier in May, I guess they were 100℅ open recently, East Wall, and Pali, they got 50" in May.

    Are you hiking for turns...
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