Monthly Archives: July 2013

I’m Back

I got my white water fix on sat. I got to play with a sweet little ten foot Yak, Modded just right, with twin skegs that stretched out for the last third of the boat. She tracked like a dream … Continue reading

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Zimmerman Case Win A Loss For Us All

This article brings to light a damnable deciding factor in this case. Jury instructions. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alafair-burke/george-zimmerman-jury-instructions_b_3596685.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular NOW, You like CSI, I like CSI…Forensics doesn’t bare out Zimmermans story. Nope, Total science fiction. My second wife gave me worse wounds when I … Continue reading

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Florida to Anounce Open Season

This Is a Piece of politically charged satire. It is intended to provoke thought in the light of a bad situation. In the light of the Zimmerman trial, Florida is set to announce open season on disadvantaged races of all … Continue reading

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Happy Bastille Day

Shortly after the storming of the Bastille, on 4 August feudalism was abolished and on 26 August, the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen was proclaimed. Over 50 U.S. cities conduct annual celebrations: Baltimore has a … Continue reading

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Unintentionally Saving Lives

I mentioned to a neighbor that I needed to go shopping for a new PFD, same guy who uses the equipment I was so down on. He tells me that the kid won’t ride in the boats with him anymore … Continue reading

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Boat and Water Safety

I was kind of freaked that I made one post about water safety and rescue, and have to follow it with a news story about a missing rafter who drowned. That had me checking my personal gear and I found … Continue reading

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Coinkydink

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Yough River News

Search For Missing Ohiopyle Rafter Set To Resume OHIOPYLE (KDKA) – The search for a missing rafter at Ohiopyle State Park is set to resume Sunday morning. According to officials, 22-year-old Rob Vega from Lancaster, went missing on Saturday while … Continue reading

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White Water Safety and Rescue

This is important as it illustrate self rescue techniques. https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/2UJb6B2fJpI This is how the state does it. https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/-jy084sKX08 I’m wondering how many boats they turned back that tried to help? It used to be the local fire chief would get … Continue reading

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The Mother of Invention

I didn’t get out on the river for the forth. Oh well, just a statement and not crying. That is about to change. One of the things that made this country great was innovation. I ain’t got XYZ, so how … Continue reading

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