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markskor another year older

Postby oldranger » Wed May 13, 2015 7:05 am

Happy birthday old fart! I can't believe I allow someone almost as old as me to accompany me in the backcountry. Still have visions of us ambling along the trail with a walker and some young ranger kicking us off the trail because of the wheels we need to keep on truckin.

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Re: markskor another year older

Postby ERIC » Wed May 13, 2015 7:20 am

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Re: markskor another year older

Postby LMBSGV » Wed May 13, 2015 9:52 am

Happy birthday! It looks like you might get to celebrate by playing in new snow.
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Re: markskor another year older

Postby Jimr » Wed May 13, 2015 10:58 am

It's interesting, when you're young, you need diapers and training wheels. When you're older, you get diapers and training wheels. :D
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Re: markskor another year older

Postby Vaca Russ » Wed May 13, 2015 10:58 am

Happy Birthday, Mark! Have fun chasing those trout this year! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Re: markskor another year older

Postby maverick » Wed May 13, 2015 12:02 pm

Happy Birthday man who swims with trout. :)
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Re: markskor another year older

Postby markskor » Wed May 13, 2015 12:28 pm

Thanks all - I have big plans for this season - (If I could ever remember what the heck they were...)
Probably celebrate with some new snow, another foot due here in Mammoth - was going to go fishing today but much too windy here now - sigh.
Did do my daily 5 - 6 mile hike at altitude - (getting summer ready)... school term ends June 2 - plan to be gone backpacking by June 3rd.
Tonight - will get up a few times in the middle of the night, just to pee and wander about the house aimlessly - as trying to be more like my good, (much older), hiking buddy Mike?
Thanks again to all -
Mark
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Re: markskor another year older

Postby Cross Country » Wed May 13, 2015 12:40 pm

Oh to be as young as markskor.
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Re: markskor another year older

Postby copeg » Wed May 13, 2015 12:47 pm

Happy Birthday!
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Re: markskor another year older

Postby sparky » Wed May 13, 2015 3:53 pm

happy birthday :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: markskor another year older

Postby RichardCullip » Wed May 13, 2015 4:34 pm

Happy Birthday!
Life is good. Eternal Life is better!

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Re: markskor another year older

Postby Troutdog 59 » Thu May 14, 2015 9:51 pm

A belated happy birthday Mark! Hope it was a good one!!
If you stand in the light, you get the feel of the night, and the music that plays in your ear......
In your mind you can hear, a voice so sweet and clear, and the music that plays in your head......
As it flows up from the ground, taking all that hear the sound, close your eyes, it’s about to begin.

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