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2/12/16 9:21 P

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We'll be getting out skiing tomorrow...if all goes as planned!

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2/11/16 1:11 P

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Well I was out walking today - walked Dalhouise when I walk Noni to work.. And I seen this dandelion. I had to take a picture of it to share with my friends on FB and Sparks...
I know I have a sick sense of humour..

I also seen and took pictures of









. This is a house at my corner. I wish I had the means to purchase it... I just love it




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2/11/16 8:50 A

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Now that looks like fun! What a beautiful day!

No trail commute for me today...I have an out of town event tonight, so I'm driving to work so I can head out a bit early. Oh well, I may not get my usual steps in...

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2/10/16 6:54 P

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. Let's hook up Dalhouise



So on Monday we celebrated Family Day Holiday by heading north 45 minutes to go see a water falls we heard about. On route we stopped to let Dalhouse out to get some exercise and we ended up snowshoeing. We heard dogs barking just up the road so we went exploring.
( left Dalhouse in the car at this spot - worried he would be dog food for these other working pups..



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2/10/16 6:34 P

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Finally I can post pictures - been trying for three days.
So in spite of fears, Noni and I have been taking the Dalhouise out to explore and enjoy sunny days.



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2/8/16 9:48 P

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I think the idea that we live in perilous times is a mind trick based on the prevalence of stories about danger...we don't get all the stories of people living their lives without events. Those are boring, so the stories of rare events make the news and then seem more prevalent.

Glad you got out, and enjoyed a new trail, it looks like it was beautiful!

We had a great ski day yesterday, and I'll be hitting the trails to work tomorrow, should be another nice day!

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2/8/16 12:54 P

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So after church and lunch we went out the door for an afternoon walk. Another new area for us. There is always an under currant of fear.. Getting lost, meeting a bear or a cougar - these thoughts must be put down or else we would never get out side.. If we give in to these fears where would it stop ? -- fear of driving along the highway ( car accidents) fear of terrorist, fear of gang doings and thuds, all the possibilities are ceaseless.. We now live in perilous times if we listen to the news on the TV.. But then again staying home is not safe either with so many earthquakes and fires happening... Fear is no way to live.. For me I will trust in the Lord Jesus and accept all that comes my way and get outthere and Live.



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2/7/16 11:56 A

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Well supper turned out well, --- too bad I couldn't get my self in the picture.. My first time cooking lamb on the BBQ - excellent.. However I put some back into the oven to over cook it because I know Noni doesn't like rare and I was not sure about our guest.
No picture of the cake.. Forgot we were having such a great time talking and then devouring it that it slipped the mind .. it was a simple graham cracker crust cake with pudding and cream cheese filling.

Now to figure out what we will do later day after church



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2/7/16 10:23 A

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Sounds like you had a nice dinner,Marty!

We're headed out to ski today...should be a nice sunny day, and most of the area is open, so it should be fun!

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2/6/16 5:26 P

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We have company coming for supper. So I'm cooking a lamb shoulder on the BBQ slowly. Also I am cooking carrots, squash, potatoes, garlic on the BBQ as well.
I am helping Noni clean our condo, so dusty and picking up stuff and hiding in another room - you know what I mean right...
I also went for a morning walk with the Dalhouise...









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2/4/16 9:30 A

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Do you use it all? Do you know how to use it if you need it? If so, keep it. If not,ditch it.

I carry very little in my pack when I go out on short hikes around my house, but will carry the "10 essentials" plus if I'm on a longer trek in more remote areas.

I'll be hitting the trails to work today, hope it's not too icy! It was really icy on Monday and Tuesday, but the streets have been melting off, so I hope the same is true for the trails!

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2/3/16 4:49 P

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I decided to take a peak to see what I have in my daypack. There is a whistle not showing and my hiking stick has a bear bell on it.

Am I missing anything? Or should I remove anything? I do live in the mountains, with Cougars and Bears



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2/2/16 5:25 P

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Beautiful scenery!

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2/2/16 3:04 P

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Larry's waxing the skis, so we'll be headed out skiing soon!

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2/2/16 11:22 A

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It was a sunny day - get away from the TV, get off the couch, put the iPad on the table - go outside




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2/2/16 7:57 A

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Nicely done.

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2/1/16 10:40 P

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Today the sun was shining so Dalhouise and I hit the trails hoping to practice my map skills.
Well I almost got lost, on the way back I over shot the turn and walked 15 minutes into a dead end. I was sure I recognized different landmarks as I walked on.. Ok I was lost.. Keeping a clear head I backed tracked and took the first turn that once more led me in the right direction, hoping this was not another dead end. Pew,,,, I began to recognize more landmarks, and ... Finally I'm back at the bridge and then over the knoll my car.



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1/30/16 10:00 A

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Well, he is more civilized than to eat out of the container!

It snowed last night...I'm taking the car in later to get the brakes done. And may be flexing my work schedule again to ski on Monday...so not sure when (or if!) I'll be able to hit the trails this weekend.

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1/29/16 7:08 A

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I wish I could post a video - it is so adorable Dalhouise eating from the spoon.
My FB and instagram has a video.

Noni wanted to give Dalhouise the left over rice from our restaurant meal ... I say he won't eat it. She mixes it with the beef juice and a couple of beef chunks and we get our doggie container. Well here is the proof - I was wrong - first time in my life honest......
Dalhouise did eat all of it but only after she fed it to him from the spoon. When we offered the container he just turned his nose away in discuss






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1/27/16 9:25 A

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Southern Utah has some spectacular hikes and scenery...but we mostly make an effort to hike in the Eastern Sierra, it's a little closer to home, high peaks and you can really get a away from it all!

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1/27/16 8:26 A

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I a m pretty excited about it. I never would have thought off it if my son hadn't asked. (when his wife didn't want to go). You must have hiked in some cool places too, though. What was you favourite?

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1/27/16 8:23 A

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Hi. I am not sure how many kilometres we will be hiking each day, but the information says we will be active for 5-7 hours. Packed snow sounds reasonable, it's the ice that keeps me indoors during the winter. On days when the trail near our house is reasonable clear of ice, we walk outside. I just don't want to rely on that for my training, until it's more consistent. I am eager to try walking outside with my new boots and pack! It's 0 today (I believe that's 3)2 Fahrenheit) so could be a day for outside. I did 45 minutes on the treadmill this morning (25 at 12% incline and 20 at 6%, @ 4 kilometres an hour, with my backpack (now at 11.5 pounds and boots.

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1/26/16 9:55 P

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Greenland - Iceland these are two places I really would love to explore



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1/26/16 9:24 P

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You could probably hike in the snow if it's packed out, or snowshoe! Both would be great hike training for Greenland. How far will you be hiking there?

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1/25/16 5:07 P

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I have just joined the team, so I hope I am doing this right. My next and first real hike will be in Greenland this summer. I will be training outside once the snow is gone, in the meantime it's all on the treadmill.

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1/25/16 9:30 A

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That's a fun cake!

I did hit the trails to work yesterday, they are drying out, still a few soft areas, but easy to avoid!

I worked a half day yesterday so I can take off early today to ski!

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1/25/16 12:22 A

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Noni was asked to make another birthday cake this week.
Wow another week flew by.. Where did it go?

I had to rescue Dalhouise this week. First time was more serious. I went to camp to speak with the owner about some new equipment. While I was inside the office Dalhouise was outside running around exploring the winter wonderland. Meeting over I open the door and there was a huge wolf staring at me only a few yards away.. Dalhouise was at the door.. I think if I was a few minutes later it would had been a different outcome. The wolf took off as soon as I step out the door.

Today Noni and I went to church, came home and there was No Dalhouise to meet us at the door... Strange... We proceed to take off our coats and still No Dalhouise - I go into the living room before Noni ... There curled up sound a sleep on a pillow on the couch sleeps Dalhouise.
What he knows he is not allowed to be there, I quickly shake him and give a gentle tug to the floor.. Phew"........ If Noni saw this he would had gotten a scolding....
Dalhouise owes me....



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1/19/16 9:20 P

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we got rain today, but I'm guessing it snowed up higher. I'm hoping we get skiing tomorrow, I have a massage in the afternoon, but we can get a ski in the morning! Hope my shoulders aren't too sore, they were not happy at CrossFit tonight!

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1/18/16 6:23 P

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I think our winter is over... Two weeks of snow is enough.. Don't get me wrong, it is only January still - but now we will have warmer weather and lots of rain to come.
This morning Noni and I went for a walk with Dalhouise to Shannon Falls, about 10km south of our condo.











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1/18/16 11:39 A

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I love my yaktrax, although on this last trip to Yosemite, I broke the elastic on one of the corners of one of them - have to see if I can get it fixed - otherwise, will buy a new pair. We don't have much ice here where I live but when we go into the mountains or our place in the desert, we do have some and I'm too old to 'bounce' if I fall, haha!

Yesterday I got nearly FIVE MILES of walking without leaving my yard, which is NOT very big! Amazing how many steps it takes to do yard cleanup, raking leaves, sweeping dirt, etc.

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1/17/16 12:22 P

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I could have used my yaktraks for some of my hike yesterday, but I was well into it, and didn't bring them...maybe next time!

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1/16/16 2:03 P

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So Noni's cake is ready







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1/16/16 2:00 P

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I just got some yaktrax for my trail commutes, but haven't needed them yet, what little ice I've seen lately has been easy to traverse or go around!

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Microspikes are needed on New England hikes now!



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1/15/16 9:37 A

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If you go for the snowshoe, dress in layers! Even if it's cold out, you can get pretty warm when your moving. Also no cotton! And most of all, have fun!!!

I've been enjoying my trail commutes, the weather has been fine, and the ground less icy and muddy than I expected.

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1/14/16 2:53 P

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For two days now I am feeling like a train hit me. Head ache and exhausted. I walked Dalhouise just around the block and imam soaking wet as if I hiked up a mountain.. Going to have a long nap later.










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Thinking of doing the snowshoe hike at one of the state parks Saturday. Debating the weather sutuation. It's an hour drive there. The high for the day keeps lowering, it's at -9 high and -27 low with an 11 mph wind for there forecast for Saturday. My 14 year old really wants to still go, but I need to be sure she has everything needed for that kind of weather if we do decide to go. The trail is a total of 3 miles, but you can turn around whenever you want and start back. Hike starts at 5 it's dark here by then. So not sure what temp it will be at that time.

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Got a nice XC ski in on Sunday, conditions are fantastic this year!

My trail commute yesterday was a little icy in the morning, and intermittently muddy in the evening!

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I was sitting on the couch.. Enjoying the birds feeding on my balcony watching the morning pass by... It was sunny... Then it became cloudy ... Noni said it was going to rain... I better get my butt out the door. Dalhouise and I bundle up with our rain gear and head out..
We ended up walking the shoreline of the Manquam River down to the Squamish River.















Bald Eagle

Meadow Lark

Great Blue Heron

Sea Gulls

American Dipper







Now I am home back on the couch.. Watching over 40 Pine Siskins feed at my feeders with a few flurries of snow falling.
I hope you enjoyed our little hike



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Hoping to get out skiing today, I skipped it yesterday since it was predicted to snow most of the day (we only got it in the morning). I cooked instead, so today would be a good day to get out!

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We have sun, not too cold.. So I asked Noni do you want to walk around the pond or hike around Brohm Lake. Once I was off the couch it was easier for me to make a decision as Noni wasn't giving me any clear directions.






Those stairs were a little tricky going up and down





are you hiking or taking pictures?









. I will be sore tomorrow..



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I did get rained on Tuesday afternoon...not too bad though, the goretex did it's job! Thursday's run/walk commute was much dryer!

I was thinking I'd ski today, but it's supposed to snow all day....would be fine if I was downhill skiing, but I skate, so need the groomed tracks. I'll wait until tomorrow! Today will be grocery shopping and cooking!

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This day began alittle dreary, I didn't have too much motivation to get outside.. Dalhouise didn't care about this mood - he wanted his walk. After Noni and I did go to the swimming pool - the pool felt cold today. The hot tub seemed extra hot.

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Today woke with a sore back, sat around for awhile, but finally I ask Noni if she wanted to go out.. Out the door we went. I parked the car at a different entrance to walk around Nexen Beach and some of the Estuary - took longer than I planned but it was a good time out.















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This morning went for a quick walk around the block.. It looked like rain was coming.. It began to snow - snowed all day.. There went my idea of driving to Vancouver to go to the movies - Star Wars..
I sat on the couch all day... Noni made bread - I put a pork shoulder in a crock pot ...
Around five I decided I needed to get outdoors so out we went..




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We went out for an evening walk - lots of snow all day











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You do get some great birdwatching on your hikes, Marty!

I'll be running in to work today. It's supposed to rain this afternoon...I'll have my goretex, but it would be nice if it held off a bit! emoticon

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Today was a cool one but still out the door we went




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Awesome photos!

Today we hiked down to the pond to see if it would be good to shovel for ice skating. Should work just fine for me and the kids. I have been here just over a year now and wanted to check that out.

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I woke up with a head ache too... however I had to go out the door early













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Woke up with a bit of a headache emoticon too much vino last night?

I would like to get out, we'll see...

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I'm just heading out to north Phoenix for a Meetup Group hike tomorrow morning. Nothing exciting, just a great way to get back into hiking for the new year. :-)

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I have been seeing lots of postings on Jousha Tree National Park lately on Instagram - I would love to travel south and visit.. But it so far away and our dollar is worth pennies now to the USA dollar so I will wait..
In the mean time...

Went out for my mandatory walk and Dalhouise met a friend kind of until he decided to pull this stunt...










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I had brunch at the Ahwanee once, fantastic! emoticon to you and your DH, Linda!

We got out skiing yesterday, great conditions!

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Love seeing all the photos!

Didn't go hiking for chaga as weather came in. Instead I picked some local stuff up at the whole foods store while there. Hoping to look for some here this weekend.

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Yesterday we hiked around Foresta a little bit. I was hoping to see some woodpeckers and I did hear a couple but was not able to spot any. I did see a lot of animal tracks and one that was soooo clear, I had to get a photo - I think it's a squirrel print because it was about the right size and shape.



We also walked around Badger Pass a little bit, watching everyone ski - the place was so busy, it was a 'hike' to get from our parking space to the buildings, haha! Today we are going to hike around Yosemite Valley a little bit, then dinner at the Ahwahnee Hotel to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary.

Happy New Year, everyone!!

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nice backyard!

I'll be hitting the trails to work again tomorrow...should be a little less icy!

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Dalhouise takes his human out for a walk in his backyard



















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I hit a few icy patches on my trail commute yesterday, but mostly packed snow or cleared road. I took it slow though, what I usually cover in less than 30 minutes took me almost 38 minutes! It was better in the afternoon on the way home.

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Today we're going to drive down to Bass Lake and look for somewhere to hike around. It's lower elevation so might not have snow - we'll see. We're ready either way!

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I'll be hitting some snow (hope it's not ice!) covered trails in to work this morning...we're back from our Hawaii vacation, and what a difference in the weather!

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It wasn' t a fast pace hike, however we tramped through the snow up hills, down hills, in the sun enjoying being alive and healthy



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We're walking around the area near the Wawona Hotel in Yosemite today - won't go too far as it is snowing and we're not used to this so don't want to turn into popcicles, haha!



Yeah, we're woosie Southern California residents who put on snow jackets when the temps get down into the 40s, LOL, but to give ourselves some credit, we ARE going to hike a little bit even in the snow :-)

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Our annual New Year's day hike at Horsethief Canyon is always a go. No matter how cold it seems. Always have a few of us "die-hards" who are crazy enough to weather the day! We all gather afterwards to a soup and sandwich feed and some good socializing.

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