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Forum: "By the Fireside" 06-16-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,034
Posted By jbrown
:thumbs: Agree 100% :thumbs:

:thumbs: Agree 100% :thumbs:
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-02-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,401
Posted By jbrown
I was imagining some kind of fuel spill, i.e....

I was imagining some kind of fuel spill, i.e. white gas, alcohol, kerosene (lantern oil...hey ya never know what people will pack in) combined with an unsafe fire or similar combustion source.
...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 06-02-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,034
Posted By jbrown
I've watched the show a few times, but it wasn't...

I've watched the show a few times, but it wasn't the first time I encountered Cody Lundin (the barefoot guy.) I remember reading about him years ago in some survival magazine, and he's been doing...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 05-18-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,674
Posted By jbrown
Reported in the Washington Post today....

Reported in the Washington Post today. (http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/libya-frees-four-western-journalists/2011/05/18/AF4SdZ6G_story.html)

What a relief for your family, Rick. Great news...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-04-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,203
Posted By jbrown
Lovely pictures of one of my favorite areas. It...

Lovely pictures of one of my favorite areas. It was probably a little cold for it, but a jump off the top into the chilly water of the quarry in the middle of the summer is a welcome relief. :D
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-22-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,296
Posted By jbrown
The actor you're thinking of is Adam Beach, in...

The actor you're thinking of is Adam Beach, in the movie Windtalkers. I haven't seen that, but I liked his character on Law & Order.

Thanks for the extra info on Wes Studi, Hawk. Even though...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-22-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,296
Posted By jbrown
I'll second that sentiment. One of my favorite...

I'll second that sentiment. One of my favorite movies, and Daniel Day-Lewis was excellent. The best, though, was Russel Means as Chingachgook. He brought tears to my eyes when he took on Wes Studi...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-21-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 45,243
Posted By jbrown
More often than not: MSR pocket rocket with...

More often than not: MSR pocket rocket with Jetboil canisters
Secondary choice: Wood fire, either hang the pot on a cantilevered branch, or directly on coals.
Third option, haven't used it in...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-21-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,296
Posted By jbrown
I don't like to have the headphones on when I'm...

I don't like to have the headphones on when I'm hiking, but one song that nearly nobody on here will probably recognize that I have in my head just about every time is "My Cathedral" by Chris Rice.
...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-13-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,753
Posted By jbrown
When the government starts using REAL money. ...

When the government starts using REAL money. It's all just little numbers floating around in cyberspace to them. 1 Trillion here or there doesn't make a difference to any of them; Dems or Reps (or...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-23-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,483
Posted By jbrown
Ha! Me three! Nice job, Hawk. Brevity may...

Ha! Me three!

Nice job, Hawk. Brevity may be wit, but enumeration is wisdom in the long run.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-23-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,483
Posted By jbrown
Just a couple of responses: My opinion;...

Just a couple of responses:

My opinion; 99.9% of tobacco smoke smells terrible and cannot be compared to the scent of a campfire, ever. Again, my opinion.

Surprising, but I would not...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-22-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,483
Posted By jbrown
I'm in complete agreement with this. I hate...

I'm in complete agreement with this.

I hate walking down the street and getting a face full of acrid smoke from some chimney in front of me, or having to run the gauntlet of cancer sticks in order...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-21-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,965
Posted By jbrown
My Grandfather's side of the family is descended...

My Grandfather's side of the family is descended from French Canadian fur trappers and lumberjacks. He grew up in the Adirondacks, and his was the last generation that still spoke French. So, I...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-21-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,965
Posted By jbrown
'95 Honda Civic DX 2DR coupe 5-speed manual,...

'95 Honda Civic DX 2DR coupe 5-speed manual, bought it from the guy who bought it new off the lot. He even kept the original window sticker, so I have that in a file. It's got almost 180K miles on...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-21-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,356
Posted By jbrown
There are lake trout in Pharaoh Lake, but you...

There are lake trout in Pharaoh Lake, but you need to go deep for them. There used to be a rowboat that leaked sitting around somewhere, but it seems to make the rounds of the different lean-tos so...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-08-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,048
Posted By jbrown
They had the skills and supplies to spend the...

They had the skills and supplies to spend the night, but just as importantly, they left their trip info with a friend who was able to report them as missing when they didn't arrive home by whatever...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-18-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,000
Posted By jbrown
That's awesome, Colden46. Thanks so much for the...

That's awesome, Colden46. Thanks so much for the first-hand, new info!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-13-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,000
Posted By jbrown
Ha ha! Thanks for the correction! I'm looking...

Ha ha! Thanks for the correction! I'm looking forward to seeing how buried the remains are, then. Let's see how much snow gets dumped in the next 8 days...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-13-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,000
Posted By jbrown
Wow, thanks for all the responses already! ...

Wow, thanks for all the responses already!

Wldrns, those are some beautiful pictures. Thanks for the road tips. I'll use your info when I'm quadrouple-checking my driving route from Syracuse....
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