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Old 05-23-2013, 03:51 PM  
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“Muoth was right. On growing old, one becomes more contented than in one's youth, which I will not therefore revile, for in all my dreams I hear my youth like a wonderful song which now sounds more harmonious than it did in reality, and even sweeter”

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The fish gets bigger the older I get. Being human is pretty awesome.
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What are you guys reading now?
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Was that a trick question, I had to be reading your question.
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How to cut bait and like it...

Actually just started A brief history of American empire by Zinn....starts out in the old days.......but seams to resonate today.
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No Way Down
life and death on K2 (non-fiction)

High altitude mountaineers, while their feats are impressive, also remind me of junkies mesmerized by the craving for the next great fix. Quite a few push their luck until it evaporates and they pay the price.
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I'll see if I can find those two at the library.
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The K2 book is decent, but a better book on mountaineering disaster is "Into Thin Air" by Jon Krakauer. It covers the 1996 Everest fiasco.
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I didn't even know there was a fiasco. I'm not big on mountaineering, I'm more of a flat lander.


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