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Old 01-29-2013, 08:13 AM   #6691
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Not really a Ride Report but........

Martha had the day off yesterday so we went for a drive on the Talimena Parkway. It was our first time there and though it was cloudy, rainy and foggy we still managed to enjoy it. The pictures below were an exercise in grey but some of them turned out well.

We also had the pleasure of capping our day off with Joe Nuke and Kimberly, They invited us to their home in Ft. Smith for a wonderful steak dinner and drinks. It was a fun evening.

Some pictures from the drive in no particular order









The White Oaks on Rich Mountain are very unique






























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Old 01-29-2013, 12:06 PM   #6692
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Good stuff Charlie.
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Old 01-29-2013, 12:40 PM   #6693
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Thanks, it was a nice relaxing day.
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Old 01-29-2013, 02:06 PM   #6694
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Relaxing for u. I'm stuck on Aspen. Can't get home!
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Old 01-29-2013, 02:42 PM   #6695
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Is this where we're supposed to feel sorry for ya Scotty? More skiing...yeah that sounds like you are hurtin alright....
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Old 01-29-2013, 03:05 PM   #6696
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Lake Francis

There used to be a good-sized lake there, until the dam broke from lack of maintenance. It was on the AR/OK line, and both states couldn't agree to spend money on it.

My Dad and Uncle Art used to fish for catfish at night from a flat-bottom boat there. They always had a Mason Jar with them.....but no cervesa.
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Old 01-29-2013, 03:32 PM   #6697
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There used to be a good-sized lake there, until the dam broke from lack of maintenance. It was on the AR/OK line, and both states couldn't agree to spend money on it.

My Dad and Uncle Art used to fish for catfish at night from a flat-bottom boat there. They always had a Mason Jar with them.....but no cervesa.
The "Mason Jar" was for back pain. At least that's what my Dad and Uncle told me. I never did see them rub that liquid on their backs though.

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Old 01-29-2013, 03:45 PM   #6698
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If you're going to ban beer drinking, at least have the decency to spell "cerveza" correctly.
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Old 01-29-2013, 03:56 PM   #6699
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Maybe the ranger that ordered the sign had a few "cervesas" while he was making the order?
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:17 PM   #6700
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Relaxing for u. I'm stuck on Aspen. Can't get home!
We left Crested Butte Sat morning just as the storm came in. They have gotten 18 in since then... Trying to decide if we were lucky or not??
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Old 01-29-2013, 10:49 PM   #6701
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If you're going to ban beer drinking, at least have the decency to spell "cerveza" correctly.
I am getting quite an education on this thread. Thanks for the correcting that spelling error. Cerveza is spanish for beer. I didn't know that.

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There used to be a good-sized lake there, until the dam broke from lack of maintenance. It was on the AR/OK line, and both states couldn't agree to spend money on it.
Good to know. Thanks for the history. I guess the spillway was the dam that broke Ay! Thats why it is not a lake anymore.


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I am glad that Colorado is getting some snow this year. They sure needed it. I guess the last couple of years the snowfall has been way down.
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Old 01-30-2013, 03:10 PM   #6702
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I am getting quite an education on this thread. Thanks for the correcting that spelling error. Cerveza is spanish for beer. I didn't know that.
Come visit me at work. I will get you some time in a chicken plant - you can pick up all kinds of new Spanish words...
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Old 01-30-2013, 03:55 PM   #6703
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Let's get back to ride reports here Gentlemen. Please take the rest to the BS thread.
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Old 01-30-2013, 09:01 PM   #6704
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Let's get back to ride reports here Gentlemen. Please take the rest to the BS thread.
Just discussin some points of interest from my last ride report. Lake Francis, remember the last time you were there?
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Old 01-30-2013, 09:51 PM   #6705
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Charlie, the picture were cool of the Talihina area. Have been on a ton of great trails down there and don't think I've scratched the surface. I plan to make several over nights down there this year.
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