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mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 23, 2014 - 12:57am PT
Kazantzakis can dance,
Zanz can't dance.

Let us dance & sing,
Ching, ching, ching.



UC είναι αρκετά για εσάς;
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 23, 2014 - 01:42am PT
Manana, super people and super trolls.

See ya to da bike race, eh?

On Main Street tonight.
On Main Street tonight.
Credit: mouse from merced
This ain't no troll.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 23, 2014 - 05:52am PT
Original Merced Criterium.

http://www.ncnca.org/ncncaevent/original-merced-criterium-2

Begins early, is a closed-circuit loop of downtown and Courthouse Park.

http://www.ncnca.org/sites/default/files/01/06/2014%20-%201:47am/355%20Original%20Merced%20Criterium%20OKED%202.pdf

Come have your picture taken and watch the thing.
I think I might set up on the top level of the parking arcade between Eighteenth and Nineteenth to see the Starting Line/Finish Line from on high instead of street level.
I'll be at the corner of M Street and 19th Street.

It all starts there. It ends there, too!
N Street, the northern leg of the criterium loop, which follows it dow...
N Street, the northern leg of the criterium loop, which follows it down to Courthouse Park and loops clockwise around the old County Courthouse and back to M Street, then up to Main, etc.
Credit: mouse from merced

It ALL starts here, in downtown Merced.

It would be diverting and it's going to be a nice day, too.

Il fait beau, Pappa!

My all time favorite movie on bike racing is Breaking Away, naturally.

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 23, 2014 - 06:43am PT
Hey, climbing content is not appreciated. I know.
You don't come here for it, do you?
Bull.
More of it here than on lots of other places.
Hans knows racing and Alex, too.
Hans knows racing and Alex, too.
Credit: mouse from merced
We all know the Taco, too.  Sometimes you gotta race to the john, thou...
We all know the Taco, too. Sometimes you gotta race to the john, though not here at this establishment. So far. My boy, Scottie, loves them tacos here. I go to La Cotija another block down.
Credit: mouse from merced
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 23, 2014 - 10:24am PT
Via Gypsy Flores onna the Faceboog.
Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Feb 23, 2014 - 10:38am PT
To stay in Denmark:

Hanne Boel - Soundtrack of the night

The flames are an extra plus...
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 23, 2014 - 10:41am PT
The peep o' day, as the Irish say.
The peep o' day, as the Irish say.
Credit: mouse from merced
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de la Playa
Feb 23, 2014 - 10:52am PT
How does stuff get from here to there. Part 1. O-Tay!

The Dulzura Conduit is a 13-mile-long aqueduct beginning at Lake Barrett, mostly concrete-lined but partly flumes, pipelines, and tunnels. Passing through remote and rugged terrain the Conduit diverts water west to Dulzura Creek leading to the Otay River. The water then flows through the river channel into the Lower Otay Reservoir.


Credit: zBrown
http://groksurf.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/dsc6430a.jpg

Yeah but that's like the chicken without the egg isn't it? O-Tay{2}!!

Morena Reservoir is located in East County about 45 miles from San Diego, near Campo. Water released from Morena flows down Hauser Canyon and into Barrett Reservoir.

Credit: zBrown


Yeah, but from whence the water in Morena? O-Tay{∞}!{∞}

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 23, 2014 - 11:07am PT
Listen up. A flow chart from a Cal-grad of flumes on The Flames.

He secretly belonged to the fraternity Sigma Otay Sigma.

At their secret UNDERBROWNED meetings, he sat in the very front row, went with the flow, dontcha know?

I heard that via the Grapevine.

I remember it well, because we were listening to Twine Time at the time.


I know this great song from the only day I ever played (seriously) hookie from dear old MHS in 1966. Mickey Padilla and I hopped into his Karman-Ghia and went to the pool hall, then located across from the Merced Theater on The Main Drag. I played this several times in between racking the balls.

I could not beat the Mick, try as I would. He is the one who informed my mom that she was "Mrs. Mouse," because he had just met me on that day in 1961, a day after my nickname had been installed.
Gene

climber
Feb 23, 2014 - 01:46pm PT
Mouse bump!

g
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de la Playa
Feb 23, 2014 - 05:57pm PT




That twine time, tied me in knots.




It was Mar-V-Lus.

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 24, 2014 - 12:34am PT
Cambridge, St. John's College, 1940.

The True Last Bastion of Civility and Culture.

Following the February, 1942, capture of Singapore, I think things got less idyllic for many of these gents and ladies.

The climbing content begins after 14:00.
http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/captured-on-film-footage-of-cambridge-student-life-during-wwii

I would love to see comments from General S.P.R. Taco.

And the Japs thought they had it going on with their bowing and the tea serving routine--I guess we showed them.

WWII alpine pack howitzer and ammo train, Nazi style. Short, with mules.
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675050523_German-mountain-troopers_World-War-II_mule-packs_75-mm-pack-howitzer
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 24, 2014 - 01:48am PT
Cars. You want 'em, come get 'em, Brodie.
Credit: mouse from merced
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Credit: mouse from merced
Credit: mouse from merced
Credit: mouse from merced
Fish hook at the end of the line.
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de la Playa
Feb 24, 2014 - 10:31am PT
Thanks for your continuing efforts in the medical arena.

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 24, 2014 - 10:34am PT
When Mozart's Olympus stopped working, he simply borrowed Pachelbel's Canon.

Moving on to page 3921, another dead deaf prexy.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 24, 2014 - 10:56am PT
Two stars in the political firmament.  "We nailed that one, baby!"
Two stars in the political firmament. "We nailed that one, baby!"
Credit: mouse from merced
Ronnie's birthday was earlier this month. He is not included in the memorializing of Presidents for good reason.
This is subject to change.
Nothing is written in the stars.

Totally whitebread.
http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/reference/facts.html

We're Going to Disney World

Starry-eyed kids from out of town
Flocking to Hollywood
Finding a gig that pays the rent down
Even if one was some handsome clown

Matinee idols from the West Coast
Elected to Washington
Of stars and jelly beans each does boast
The way to get things done

Ronald "Rong" Reagan
Nancy "Drew" Reagan

I went to sleep and when I woke up they were heroic for having preserved us from the Russkis and Chinese.
As if he were some master strategist.
As if the stars can guide us.


Ahmerica, Ahmerica

America, how blind can you be?
The media twist you like old plastic bags.
There is little I can add to their "legacy."
The truth is not out there and never has been.
White lies become yellow journalism and turn into dark ones.
No light shines in the political wilderness ever.
It's all mirrors and distorted images.
It's a darkroom out there.

The last political pundit will still point to their achievement.
Then he's gonna die and go straight to a re-education center.

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 24, 2014 - 11:07am PT
This just in from our reporter, Bevin de Brooklyn, in Sochi.

Hey, we nailed her, too!
Hey, we nailed her, too!
Credit: Bevin de Brooklyn

Gold Medal Dairy Air.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 24, 2014 - 11:12am PT
May you be twice blessed before the devil knows you are dead.
Love to the world in general, good health, and long lives.
Love to the world in general, good health, and long lives.
Credit: mouse from merced
From the twin BB brains, Brian Bermingham and his daughter, Bevin the Beautiful American.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 24, 2014 - 12:21pm PT
I would start a sunrise photo thread
But you all seem to lay in bed
When Sol comes knocking on your windows.

It's hard to sleep
It makes me weep
And so I look for the dawn, which glows.

Approximately 31,410 sunrises after the paint dried.  Southeast Face o...
Approximately 31,410 sunrises after the paint dried. Southeast Face of the Tioga Hotel, Merced. Fifth floor fire escape on the South Tower.
Credit: mouse from merced
Shirt tail calculating, including the leap years.
built in 1928.

Sunrise over two El Capitans.  Hotel in foreground, land-form in the d...
Sunrise over two El Capitans. Hotel in foreground, land-form in the distance behind the ridge on the extreme left. I think. I have no compass, just dead-reckoned.
Credit: mouse from merced
Best I can do this morning.



Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Relic MilkEye and grandpoobah of HBRKRNH
Feb 24, 2014 - 01:22pm PT
Mornin Mr Mouse. One of my flames is coming to an extinguished state, and another begins. Life is like that eh! Flicker on man,, Flicker on...
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