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mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jul 11, 2014 - 06:42am PT
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Credit: mouse from merced
Who might be the goddess of wisdom TEETH?
Who might be the goddess of wisdom TEETH?
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For Hardly Visible, some more Merced sky shots...
T Hocking

Trad climber
Redding, Ca
Jul 11, 2014 - 07:12am PT
Mornin Mouse,
Cloudy in Redding this a.m.,
rain would be nice!!!
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jul 11, 2014 - 12:20pm PT
If you want rain, my butty, move to Wales.
Mr. D.T. himself.
Mr. D.T. himself.
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Two short stories from Dylan Thomas, circa 1955.
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Och, aye, he was a wonderful writer and could keep up with anyone in the drinking, even with Tad...

Och, aye, Tad is a wonderful companion and a careful belayer. And he shares his booze!
T.Hocking at Woodfest 2013.
T.Hocking at Woodfest 2013.
Credit: mouse from merced
Flames on the road.
Flames on the road.
Credit: mouse from merced
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de la Playa
Jul 11, 2014 - 07:48pm PT
Ice ICE Baby
Ice Nine
Ice Your Own Puck



Credit: zBrown

Toxic Eucalyptus - British invade Australia - Australia invades U.S.A.

Credit: zBrown

Where is the ice down here zDark?
Incipient Australo-Anglo power trio.
Suck it ACDC.

zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de la Playa
Jul 11, 2014 - 08:33pm PT
Credit: zBrown
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jul 11, 2014 - 10:11pm PT
Eucalyptus AND prickly pear.  It could ALWAYS be worse...
Eucalyptus AND prickly pear. It could ALWAYS be worse...
Credit: mouse from merced
I blame Ellwood Butts and Frank Haven.
http://www.independent.com/news/2011/jan/15/how-eucalyptus-came-california/

Eucalyptus oil is a potent anti-flea agent.

It's like buhach. There is a neighborhoood west of Merced town called Buhach, named for the colony of farmers who set up to raise and ship the plants to Stockton on the RR.

Pyrethrin isnt a new discovery; its been used since the 1800s. The Buhach company states that pyrethrin is harmless to animals and humans, and is EPA-approved to eliminate pests such as fleas, roaches, lice, ants, spiders, and mosquitos. Its easily degraded by the stomach acids in mammals, so a human or pet would need to consume a huge amount to be affected, but pyrethrin is a potent neurotoxin for insects.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stern_Grove_Festival

Stern, loose, whatevah! Arriba!
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jul 11, 2014 - 10:22pm PT
View it again
It'll soon be gone.

Oh-oh-0h-oh,
Oh-oh-oh...
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jul 12, 2014 - 12:46am PT
T.Hocking talking.  June 2013/Tom's.
T.Hocking talking. June 2013/Tom's.
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Be prepared.  Tom's.
Be prepared. Tom's.
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Solstice morning.  Tom's Thumb 2013.
Solstice morning. Tom's Thumb 2013.
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Have a good weekend, Tad!
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jul 12, 2014 - 03:45am PT


Vast and bullbust, Mazcara Sznake.
Vast and bullbust, Mazcara Sznake.
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Bulbous, also tampered.
Minninow shadow, Merced Falls.
Minninow shadow, Merced Falls.
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Arf-...  Bow-...  Yip-...
Arf-... Bow-... Yip-...
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moosedrool

climber
lost, far away from Poland
Jul 12, 2014 - 06:22am PT
Cool, Mouse!

Get some sleep, man! (it's 3:22PM in Poland, btw)

Moose
moosedrool

climber
lost, far away from Poland
Jul 12, 2014 - 07:38am PT
It's raining; 65F. Yesterday was 80F and sunny.

View from our apartment.

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Moosewet
zBrown

Ice climber
Bruj de la Playa
Jul 12, 2014 - 12:07pm PT
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No fleas on me, or is it no flies? Anyway, one of the two, or both.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jul 12, 2014 - 03:31pm PT
Near the base of Steck-Salathe on Sentinel.
Near the base of Steck-Salathe on Sentinel.
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Accept this substitute ONLY in emergency.  Consult a physician ASAP.
Accept this substitute ONLY in emergency. Consult a physician ASAP.
Credit: mouse from merced
"...and that's how we did the Steck."

Northern NV from Tom's Thumb.
Northern NV from Tom's Thumb.
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Timid TopRope

Social climber
the land of Pale Ale
Jul 12, 2014 - 06:43pm PT
Is this the Posting Drunk on a Friday Night Forgetting That It's Saturday thread? Because if it is, I'm in daddy-o.
I don't know if it's my 'puter or yours or its but the last two pics came out funny on my end.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jul 12, 2014 - 10:59pm PT
Vision test for you, TT. How many Nash Ramblers in each photo?
Credit: mouse from merced
Credit: mouse from merced
The Commitments / Nash Rambler Sally
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvHuv9xVB9E
Sally of Mound House, NV.  Lyin' around's good.  Ridin' around's good....
Sally of Mound House, NV. Lyin' around's good. Ridin' around's good. It's all good.
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Good dogs don't chase cars.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jul 13, 2014 - 09:37pm PT
Trigger happy.
Dale upset.

COLORADO (1940) Roy Rogers & sidekick Gabby
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdwZZ1jojaM


Spoon.
Colorado spinner.
Colorado spinner.
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Moon.


Cracked window.
Yesterdawn.
Yesterdawn.
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Un-retouched sunset shots here lately (very lately).
Tonight, 8:20.
Tonight, 8:20.
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Nine minutes later, exactly.  The sky burst into Flames.
Nine minutes later, exactly. The sky burst into Flames.
Credit: mouse from merced

Enjoy the movie. It's loaded with lots of old Indian tricks.

All the Indian tricks donini knows must, y'know, kinda boggle the mind.

You let the posse chase you and Ill cut into the hills.

Gabby, were heading for Table Mtn. country. The rest of you go with Gabby to Gilroy. He knows all the Indian tricks.

Hes got better than an even chance. He knows all the Indian tricks. But I'm sayin' he's a-gonna die! And good riddance, the varmint."

"Youd better get back to Denver. Were heading for Durango country.

Ill take what I want. I know a lot of Indian tricks.

"It's you, Ray, not OUR way. It's an old Indian word. Ask Angela. She knows more about it. I sometimes call her Braddock for fun. She knows all the sneaky Indian tricks."
Angela preparing her ambush.
Angela preparing her ambush.
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Angela's Ambushes, a Malpaso film, coming on Christmas Day @ yer multiplex.

The actor who portrays Lt. Burke's brother in Colorado is none other than Marshal Dillon's friend, Dr. Galen "Doc" Adams.

Bonus feature:
Daniel Boone (1936) starring George O'Brien as Dan'l and Ralph Forbes as Marlowe
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W7pZCwpclc

Take a half a dozen men and bury the bodies.
Take a half a dozen men and bury the bodies.
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"I don't think Mr. Marlowe's very much fun, do you?"

"I'm serious. Really, I am."

At @ 56:00 there is some serious Flames sh!t and stuff: Hatchet fu like BooDawg do at 57:20.



mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jul 14, 2014 - 12:47am PT
TRAILERS

The Sea Hawk (1940) w/ Flynn as Thorpe.
http://www.tcm.com/mediaroom/video/341071/Sea-Hawk-The-Movie-Clip-An-Immediate-Audience.html

The Sea Wolf (1941) w/ Edward G. Robinson in a portrayal that far surpasses anything he's ever done.
http://www.tcm.com/mediaroom/video/20353/Sea-Wolf-The-Original-Trailer-.html

"He isn't a dog, he's a man."
I fear no man.
I fear no man.
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The Call of the Mild.

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jul 14, 2014 - 06:00am PT
Hug a Monday. Show him you care.

Stopping into a church which I passed, I knelt and began to pray.
Stopping into a church which I passed, I knelt and began to pray.
Credit: mouse from merced

Monday Monday, ST lyrics
http://www.stlyrics.com/lyrics/thebigchill/mondaymonday.htm

This Is the Day, neebee lyrics
http://www.spiritandsong.com/compositions/8278

Same Old Song & Dance, Stuart Smalley lyrics
http://www.reliableplant.com/Read/25080/Why-Mondays-universally-hated

Enjoy the midsummer doldrums.
Enjoy some rice cake Smores around a home-made campfire this evening with the family.

And stuff.
Late A.M. on M.M. Slab on G.P. Apron in Yosemite N.P.
Late A.M. on M.M. Slab on G.P. Apron in Yosemite N.P.
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mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jul 14, 2014 - 07:31am PT
Recommended reading for Daily Affirmation.

A Day In the Life of Nice Cloud, Mi Wok of Joy.
Smalley, Stuart. Stuart, Little zBrown. 1999.

Jolly Rancher's Cookbook: The Lemonade That You Squeezed From Your Bad Days Is the Sweetest. Smalley, Stuart. Pollyanna Press. 2002.

No Me Chinges, Juan Domingues: Family Is All There Is When Everyone Else Is Gone. Stories and songs of life on the dusty trail. Smalley, Stuart. Bitter Bierce Books/Old Gringo Records. 2003.

Uh jackrabbit.
Uh jackrabbit.
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Uh jack rabbit raised his folded ears
Uh beautiful sagebrush jack rabbit
'n an oriole sang like an orange
His breast full uh worms
'n his tail clawed the evenin' like uh hammer

This song ought to have been included in the CD accompanying No Me Chinges, the book mentioned above.
It is included here out of pity more than a sense of duty...
Zappa & Beefheart / Orange Claw Hammer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCDXhvXye9E

"Spider can."
"Spider can."
Credit: mouse from merced
Of course he can. He's a Smalley fan!
zBrown

Ice climber
Bruj de la Playa
Jul 14, 2014 - 07:37am PT
How many skateboards do you see here?

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