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    moving to montana soon ...

    Ok, that's a Frank Zappa lyric about raising dental floss.

    So I saw a Discovery Science show yesterday and became enamored. I'm thinking it would be a nice retirement career to move to Costa Rica and build bikes out of bamboo and hemp.

    I'll just leave that one out there for now.
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    gonna be a mental toss flycoon (Yippy-Ty-O-Ty-Ay)
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    I'd stay away from Montana. I hear they have a problem with weasels ripping your flesh.

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    Is that a real poncho or a Sears poncho?

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    'Peaches En Regalia'

    and who can forget

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    The poodle bites
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    Watch out where the huskies go.....
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    use your best eye kenhill3's Avatar
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    ........and don't you eat that yellow snow.
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    Montana. Where I stole the margarine...

    Or was that at a pancake breakfast, somewhere else?
    Last edited by Big Paulie; 12-04-07 at 11:08 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BluesDawg View Post
    gonna be a mental toss flycoon (Yippy-Ty-O-Ty-Ay)
    I was soooo gonna write that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Paulie View Post
    Montana. Where I stole the margarine...

    Or was that at a pancake breakfast, somewhere else?
    That would be " at St. Alfonzo's Pancake Breakfast, where I stole the margarine".
    Those voices in your head aren't real, but they have some great ideas

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    Don't forget your zircon encrusted tweezer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shifty View Post
    That would be " at St. Alfonzo's Pancake Breakfast, where I stole the margarine".

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    After having done a bike tour through Montana this summer... not sure it's the place I would retire. Too many rednecks, large vehicles going way to fast and roads with no shoulders (but they all have rumblestrips!) and people who don't like cyclist... just saying...
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    That town is a sealed tuna sandwich.

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    Montana, my son lives in Missoula. He says if you are from California, you are not welcome.

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    I got that message loud and clear this summer!
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    Shake shake shake, shake shake shake, Sheik Yerbouti...Sheik Yerbouti
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    I live in Bozeman, and there are few rednecks. I moved here from California and there is nothing but friendly open arms.

    While I love the nature, open spaces and Yellowtone Park, I gotta say, the cycling season is too darn short, and there are far two few paved secondary roads. But I also love winter, and the full 4 seasons.

    All in all its a beatiful place. Darn hard to make a living though.
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    I may be totally wrong but I'm a ... dancin' fool
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    This last summer, on my way to Montana I stopped at a friends house located in Island Park, Idaho. It's right at the west gate of Yellowstone. Now that was a beautiful place to live and riding through Yellowstone was just awesome. But my friend admits once it starts to get cold he's out of there. Winters up North are brutal! He's lucky enough to also have a lovely home here in Mission Viejo (CA). I do like Idaho alot. Might be a good alternative for me to consider for retirement.
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    "Then I will live in Montana, marry a round American woman and raise rabbits."

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    Do the Mud Shark!

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    SHEIK YERBOUTI:


    "I tell you, We are here on earth to fart around, and don't let anybody tell you any different." - Kurt Vonnegut jr.

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    What AM I missing?
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