Showing posts with label ROAD TRIP. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ROAD TRIP. Show all posts

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Cody Ranch Trail Ride

Between Cody, Wyoming and Yellowstone Between Cody, Wyoming and Yellowstone Between Cody, Wyoming and Yellowstone WANDERING

Thought For Today:: Mitt Romney: “The president shapes the public character of the nation. Trump’s character falls short.” READ MORE

Photo Corner::

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The Cody Ranch Trail Ride::: Great place to stay while exploring Yellowstone. The trail ride was a highlight of the trip.

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JOE TODD  How Physical Activity Can Get You Out of a Rut… Move Your Body… Change Your Environment.. Get Outside.. Interact with Other Humans—In Real Life.. Log Off.. Seek Professional Help..READ MORE.. I really enjoy going to movies (especially in the winter) Planning your next trip/adventure and looking at the many many photos from previous adventures.

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The Joke Corner::

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Dancer - old codger3333Have a Quality Time Day…

Monday, September 24, 2018

Hot Springs, NC .. A.T. Trail .. Francis Scott Fitzgerald Born September 24, 1896 .. A Drunk Story……

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MQTlogoa1500x500 Hot Springs is a town in Madison County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 560 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area. Wikipedia

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Appalachian Trail Hikers Resource Guide for Hot Springs .. Laughing Heart Lodge and Hostel Located on NC 25/70 across from the elementary school, hikers can’t miss the Laughing Heart Lodge and Hostel. You can pitch a tent there for $10, which includes shower access.

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After being on the trail all day:: Soak and relax in earth’s healing mineral waters For centuries the naturally warmed mineral waters of Hot Springs, NC have been cherished and enjoyed.

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Happy Birthday F. Scott Fitzgerald Happy Birthday F. Scott Fitzgerald

NPG.72.107 “Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American fiction writer, whose works illustrate the Jazz Age. While he achieved limited success in his lifetime, he is now widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Fitzgerald is considered a member of the "Lost Generation" of the 1920s.” Wikipedia

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”

“The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.”

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”

“Here's to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life.”

“First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.”

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Maybe F. Scott Fitzgerald drank a little to much::

A really drunk guy walked out of a bar stumbling back and forth with car keys in his hand. A  nearby cop saw this and said,

“Hello Sir, Can I help you ?”

“Yesssh! Ssomebodyyy sstole my carr”, the man replied.

The cop inquired, “Where did you see you car last time?”

Drunk : “It was on the end of this key”.

At the same time the cop looked down and saw the man’s wiener carelessly hanging out of his fly. So he asked the man, “Excuse me Sir, Are you aware that you are currently exposing yourself?”

Confused for a moment, the drunk looked down at his crotch and without wasting a second, blurted out….

“Holy shit! What the hell… My girlfriend’s gone too !!”

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Born: September 20, 1878 Upton Sinclair Jr….Winterthur…Shake It Off

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MQTlogoa1500x500 Upton Beall Sinclair Jr. was an American writer who wrote nearly 100 books and other works in several genres. Sinclair's work was well known and popular in the first half of the 20th century, and he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1943.

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“But I have a conscience and a religious faith, and I know that our liberties were not won without suffering, and may be lost again through our cowardice. I intend to do my duty to my country.”

“Human beings suffer agonies, and their sad fates become legends; poets write verses about them and playwrights compose dramas, and the remembrance of past grief becomes a source of present pleasure - such is the strange alchemy of the spirit.”

“One of the necessary accompaniments of capitalism in a democracy is political corruption.”

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Winterthur Winterthur Winterthur Winterthur Winterthur Winterthur

“Almost 60 years ago, collector and horticulturist Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969) opened his childhood home, Winterthur, to the public. Today, Winterthur (pronounced “winter-tour”) is the premier museum of American decorative arts, with an unparalleled collection of nearly 90,000 objects made or used in America between about 1640 and 1860. The collection is displayed in the magnificent 175-room house, much as it was when the du Pont family lived here, as well as in permanent and changing exhibition galleries.” READ MORE

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DSC_0188DSC_0191 “Winterthur is set amidst a 1,000-acre preserve of rolling meadows and woodlands. Designed by du Pont, its 60-acre naturalistic garden is among America’s best, with magnificent specimen plantings and massed displays of color.”

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Shake off Your Problems

A man’s favorite donkey falls into a deep precipice. He can’t pull it out no matter how hard he tries. He therefore decides to bury it alive.

Soil is poured onto the donkey from above. The donkey feels the loa d, shakes it off, and steps on it. More soil is poured.

It shakes it off and steps up. The more the load was poured, the higher it rose. By noon, the donkey was grazing in green pastures.

After much shaking off (of problems) And stepping up (learning from them), One will graze in GREEN PASTURES.

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blondesky Have a great day…..