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    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

    I have also been looking for a new camera. I've checked out quite a few cameras online and in person. I couldn't find a G9 and felt it was a little out of my price range. But it got great reviews! If...
  2. Thread: New Camera

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    New Camera

    I have really enjoyed all of the pictures posted here. My kids have tried to identify the birds. I think they have gotten most of them right too! We have a mystery bird at our feeder. All winter I...
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    Well, 2 weeks in Alaska sounds great to me! I...

    Well, 2 weeks in Alaska sounds great to me! I just showed DH and he laughed. Now I have to start saving my pennies. Don't think it will happen this year but maybe next? My friend did a NOLS trip a...
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    Sleeping Bag Liner

    Anyone have any experience with the Sea to Summit sleeping bag liner? It is supposed to add up to 15 degrees warmth. Here is the link:

    http://www.rei.com/product/705534

    Thanks,

    Denise
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    I read that this fall. It is a great book. They...

    I read that this fall. It is a great book. They certainly lived a different life than we do now.
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    How long have you been homeschooling? This is our...

    How long have you been homeschooling? This is our second year. It has been great! My sons are in 4th and 7th grade. definitely has its challenges and its rewards.
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    I felt the same way. Some kids never go out...

    I felt the same way. Some kids never go out though. When my kids were in public school, they could choose to stay in for recess. I worked there and made many of them go out to get fresh air, change...
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    Blue Dog, I am glad that this was ok to do. There...

    Blue Dog, I am glad that this was ok to do. There were just so many good books mentioned! This way we can keep contributing w/o adding to that already very long thread.



    A Walk in the Woods is...
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    Book Recommendations

    I saw some books listed on the Hikes page. Lets start a list of books here.

    Have you read "Last Child in the Woods" by Richard Louv? It is about Nature Deficit Disorder. Very good book about what...
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    Thanks KDT! Someone has already posted an answer....

    Thanks KDT! Someone has already posted an answer. I had no idea that site existed. I'll have to check it out tomorrow.
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    Good question. I'll be watching for the answers....

    Good question. I'll be watching for the answers. I always have way too much fuel with me. I just got an 11 oz MSR bottle because the 22 is much too large. But I haven't used my whisperlite much in...
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    I agree with DangerGirl. I love the bird...

    I agree with DangerGirl. I love the bird pictures. I've never seen a gray jay in person. Are they always that friendly or is it the lure of food?

    Thanks for the TR! All of the pictures are awesome!
  13. Thread: Intro

    by luvtahike
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    Update on knees

    Thanks for all the warm welcomes! Knees should be better soon. I started PT today. She expects to have me back out on the trail in no time! We have tentatively planned an overnight for mid March or...
  14. Thread: Intro

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    Ice Storm

    Hi Brad & Charlie,

    thanks for the warm welcome.

    Oh yeah, the ice storm. We won't forget that for a while. We went 7 days without power. Wasn't too bad the first day, then the temp dropped....
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    Acadia - great place!

    My family spent a week in Acadia this fall. We loved it and plan to go back next year. The kids loved most of the trip too. We didn't hike much (I'm dealing with knee issues) but plan on doing much...
  16. Thread: Intro

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    Intro

    Hi there,

    I am Luvtahike. I've been lurking for a while. Glad to be on board! Yippee!

    I've been blessed with bad knees that got real bad in the fall. Not much hiking since October. Tomorrow I...
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