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mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 8, 2017 - 10:42pm PT
"I only have ice for you."
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 8, 2017 - 10:48pm PT
Wooly buggers.
Credit: mouse from merced
Credit: mouse from merced
Credit: mouse from merced
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 9, 2017 - 01:52am PT
What The Flock

In Tuolumne Meadows counting stars and not sheep
I ponder on questions that are not very deep
But they’ve vexed me for years and I’m unable to sleep
Like who were the first ones to drive here in a Jeep
or
Did Muir have a dog to help drive his flock
Did he sometimes trot on his long summer walk
Did he call it a dome or was it just Lembert Rock
Did he miss having people with whom he could talk
--MFM
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 9, 2017 - 02:07am PT
Blowin' smoke.
Blowin' smoke.
Credit: mouse from merced
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 9, 2017 - 04:18am PT

Waiting 'round To Die
LP/For the Sake Of the Song

Sometimes I don't know where this dirty road is taking me
Sometimes I can't even see the reason why
I guess I keep on gamblin', lots of booze and lots of ramblin'
It's easier than just a-waitin' 'round to die

One-time friends I had a ma, I even had a pa
He beat her with a belt once cause she cried
She told him to take care of me, she headed down to Tennessee
It's easier than just a-waitin' 'round to die

I came of age and found a girl in a Tuscaloosa bar
She cleaned me out and hit it on the sly
I tried to kill the pain, I bought some wine and hopped a train
Seemed easier than just a-waitin' 'round to die

A friend said he knew where some easy money was
We robbed a man and brother did we fly
The posse caught up with me, drug me back to Muskogee
It's two long years, just a-waitin' 'round to die

Now I'm out of prison, I got me a friend at last
He don't steal or cheat or drink or lie
His name's codeine, he's the nicest thing I've seen
Together we're gonna wait around and die
--Townes Van Zandt
Bushman

climber
The state of quantum flux
Dec 9, 2017 - 08:12am PT
Big Lou Eddy

They called him Big Lou Eddy
He was full of ambiguity
He played with scorpions and all
Was fast livin’ till the piper called
And cured his curiosity

Was a lady down on bourbon street
The boys lined up for her to meet
They called her Shady Missy Gray
And so outspoken in her way
Her demise was more than bittersweet

I’ve heard it’s wise to trust misgivings
And Freddy Paz he made his living
Selling snake oil down at the track
Always said he’d give the money back
‘Till he died from one less than forgiving

There was a boss named Arthur Meen
The meanest boss you’ve ever seen
And it happened late one afternoon
At the setting of the silver moon
When he fell into the press machine

They say mothers milk is always best
Or hold your cards close to the vest
If you’re a rich man or you’re poor
Life is short and there’s the door
And Fate can be a fickle mistress

-bushman
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 9, 2017 - 08:15am PT
San Diego surfers.
San Diego surfers.
Credit: mouse from merced
Finn Dome.
Finn Dome.
Credit: mouse from merced
Fairy Castle, Bryce Canyon NP.
Fairy Castle, Bryce Canyon NP.
Credit: mouse from merced
Seeking Points of Inspiration
I Sit In Quiet Desperation
Looking Round Our Once Great Nation
I Now Suffer Constipation
--N.O. Sh!t
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 9, 2017 - 10:12am PT
Here's one for The Artist Currently Named Survival.
Credit: mouse from merced
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 9, 2017 - 10:22am PT
Two Zion NP abstracts.
Credit: mouse from merced
Credit: mouse from merced
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 9, 2017 - 12:25pm PT
Skunked again.
Abalone Diving Band.  Formed by former members of the Yosemite Marchin...
Abalone Diving Band. Formed by former members of the Yosemite Marching Band.
Credit: mouse from merced

hooblie

climber
from out where the anecdotes roam
Dec 9, 2017 - 12:37pm PT
Credit: hooblie
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 9, 2017 - 01:20pm PT
Faces in water running over lacquered wood surface.
Credit: mouse from merced
Credit: mouse from merced
Estimated volume: 3.5 gpm.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 9, 2017 - 06:13pm PT
Came in the electronic mail today...cousins from Idaho.
I blame serendipity or just good timing, one.
Connie Jo, her granddaughter Ali & son Nick Sundance.
Connie Jo, her granddaughter Ali & son Nick Sundance.
Credit: mouse from merced
CJ is my mother's cousin, the lady who ran The Leadville coffeehouse in that Ketchum place.

Timing is everything--but always remember location, location, location.
This is out somewhere in the middle of Utopia, which means in Greek, NOWHERE.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 9, 2017 - 06:21pm PT
Lone crow.
Lone crow.
Credit: mouse from merced

Sunset from Turtleback.
Sunset from Turtleback.
Credit: mouse from merced
Both slightly darkened for effect.
Alpenglow from Turtleback cam.
Alpenglow from Turtleback cam.
Credit: mouse from merced
zBrown

Ice climber
Dec 9, 2017 - 07:33pm PT
Where'd you dig up the photo of Mickey Dolenz and Fabian. Obviously b4 they hit the big time. Couldn't even afford a wet suit.

Slow day at de beach. Hardly a wet-suited sole out.





Oye como va, essay



mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 9, 2017 - 07:47pm PT
That picture postcard was purchased (part of a package deal, ten for a buck) in a local antiki shoppe.

Using Google Images' unique and patented image recognition software to detect the ID of those gremmies, are you?

I tried using it to help Janet Wilts discover the ID of the "Checkered Demon" in another thread just now.
http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/3038861/Who-are-in-these-old-old-pictures

search yielded this as the first match to photo #1
Number 1 / OT14
Number 1 / OT14
Credit: mouse from merced

search yielded this as the first match to photo #2
Number 2 / 16-20-03
Number 2 / 16-20-03
Credit: mouse from merced
--actual rock climbing!!!
Pic is in the vertical axis on my pictures page...sorry, no help for the wicked.

search yielded this as the first match to photo #3
Number 3 / download
Number 3 / download
Credit: mouse from merced
Indeed, a very slow beach day.
zBrown

Ice climber
Dec 9, 2017 - 08:09pm PT
I figgered out Janet's quiz without the use of a google or even an abacus though I did borrow some images from the Intro_net

http://www.skepticalcommunity.com/forums/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=42&sid=c3ff5911694c626670c3c299398ac0d2

"Hey Earl, would you look at the two ass_holes on the elephant?"
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 9, 2017 - 11:26pm PT
Not gonna register there. Very very uptight about that kinda stuff. Leads to elitism. Discord. Fire/flood/famine/bot invasions.

I got this sent to me in the email tonight as a result of registering online once...
Tell me who the Underground Explosion Calliope Company was and win a f...
Tell me who the Underground Explosion Calliope Company was and win a free bee. Worker of course...drones are banned here, as you should be aware of by now.
Credit: mouse from merced
The Jefferson Airplane was really just a drone, y'know.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 9, 2017 - 11:28pm PT
And speaking of Earl, here's his pic of the Big Stone.
Kodak Moment by Earl De Sues, Mariposa photographer.
Kodak Moment by Earl De Sues, Mariposa photographer.
Credit: mouse from merced
I apologize for the slash crossing the Dihedral Wall. It is part of the finished photo for better or worse. At least Earl didn't use White-Out on it.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 10, 2017 - 04:07am PT
Mark "Bullfrog" McAllister.   <br/>
Have you heard my new Dock Watson albu...
Mark "Bullfrog" McAllister.
Have you heard my new Dock Watson album? It's like 5.10, man.
Credit: mouse from merced
As a result of a vast and complicated manhunt,
I have had information today concerning the whereabouts of
Mark "Bullfrog" McAllister, a genuine original Flame.

He was seen in Kentucky by a former brother-in-law of mine named
Joe La May, who went by the professional name of McKinley as part
of the guitar duo, McKinley and Smith, originally known as La May
and McAllister. That sighting took place in 2012, according to Joe.

Joe says that Mark was living on a boat in Martinez, CA, at the time
and was only visiting Kentucky. Joe was enlisted in the Air Force
when they were partnered. Not the Ginger Baker Air Force, but the SAC one.
He never knew Dolt, though both had the privilege of serving at
Castle AFB but years apart.

I haven't talked with Joe but only found his mention of Bullfrog on
the Merced Music website. Our Town's being the center of the known
rock 'n' roll universe has its advantages.

https://mercedmusic.wordpress.com/

Joe went to Woodstock with my sister-in-law-to-be, Valerie. They had it easier than some as Joe's family lived in Buffalo, NY. I've never been to NY state, but that's probably like saying "As long as you're gonna be in Sacramento, come see us in Fresno."

DMT, Tina sez "Hi, handsome. Remember me?"
Steve Rudzinski shot these beautiful pictures of Tina at the Lake Amad...
Steve Rudzinski shot these beautiful pictures of Tina at the Lake Amador Gold Rush Festival, 1969.
Credit: mouse from merced

1969.
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