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Old 02-26-07, 10:24 AM
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I'm BAAAAAACK!

Well, my trip to Chattanooga went well (other than running out of gas on I 65! The d@mn gauge stuck at 1/4 tank!). Weather was fairly nice and I got what I needed accomplished I got to see some old friends and looked at UTC for consideration as well as discussing a possible fellowship (I HOPE!). Not really a touristy trip though and didn't have nearly enough time to do what all I wanted to do. I had almost forgotten how much I missed the South, now I'm homesick again for Tennessee, in spite of being a native Hoosier. I guess I am a southern boy at heart!
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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Old 02-26-07, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by jsharr
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Nice to know I was missed!
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You were missed, Daddy. Welcome home ((hugs))
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Old 02-26-07, 10:54 AM
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By the way, my van gets better mileage than I thought! 482 miles on 18 gallons of gas! This was averaging 75+ mph! ~27 mpg rounded to the nearest gallon!
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Old 02-26-07, 10:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
You were missed, Daddy. Welcome home ((hugs))
Thanks Siu, nice to know Someone missed me!
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Where (in the South) did you live?
Just down I 75 from ya, Chattanooga! I'm ghoing home as soon as I can figure it out too, either after I get my degree or get transferred to UTC, whichever comes first. I miss the mountains already!
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Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe
Nice to know I was missed!
I did not say I missed you! Quit putting words in my mouth! That way I have more room for my foot.
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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After seeing your winter pictures, I understand that emotion.

There's some good riding around there. Last year I did the 3 State 3 Mountain Challenge; I'm thinking about doing it again.

Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe
Just down I 75 from ya, Chattanooga! I'm ghoing home as soon as I can figure it out too, either after I get my degree or get transferred to UTC, whichever comes first. I miss the mountains already!
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Indiana is in the midwest. But the last time I was there the phrase y'all and sody were all too common.
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Wow Chattanooga. Hills and bugs. Yeee-ha. Noisiest place I've ever been (due to insects at night in summer).
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Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe
I guess I am a southern boy at heart!
I fully understand. As a native Texan living in Oklahoma I have a hard time admitting to the fact--so I tell people that I live in the Texas North Annex.
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Welcome back! I've been gone for a few days too! It's kind of nice to take a break every now and then.
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Hellz, I thought he gave us up for Lent.
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Hellz, I thought he gave us up for Lent.
Nobody, but *noboday*, is that religious.
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Originally Posted by koine2002
I fully understand. As a native Texan living in Oklahoma I have a hard time admitting to the fact--so I tell people that I live in the Texas North Annex.
Isn't it cool to be able to look around and KNOW that you are the smartest person in sight!
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Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe
Well, my trip to Chattanooga went well (other than running out of gas on I 65! The d@mn gauge stuck at 1/4 tank!). Weather was fairly nice and I got what I needed accomplished I got to see some old friends and looked at UTC for consideration as well as discussing a possible fellowship (I HOPE!). Not really a touristy trip though and didn't have nearly enough time to do what all I wanted to do. I had almost forgotten how much I missed the South, now I'm homesick again for Tennessee, in spite of being a native Hoosier. I guess I am a southern boy at heart!
Well i think the North East part of this country is cool.
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Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe
Just down I 75 from ya, Chattanooga! I'm ghoing home as soon as I can figure it out too, either after I get my degree or get transferred to UTC, whichever comes first. I miss the mountains already!
Wecome back!

Stage 4 of the Tour De Georgia goes from Chickamauga to Lookout Mountain in TN.

You do realize Chattanooga is just 2 hours from Atlanta? And you are on the right side of the state to travel to the Silver Comet Trail.
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Hey brother, I missed ya!
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Welcome back! I really did miss your posts!
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Welcome Back Tom! I was starting to fear that you were involved in the Anna Nicole paternity pool for awhile.
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Originally Posted by georgiaboy
Wecome back!

Stage 4 of the Tour De Georgia goes from Chickamauga to Lookout Mountain in TN.

You do realize Chattanooga is just 2 hours from Atlanta? And you are on the right side of the state to travel to the Silver Comet Trail.

Yep, I know, on Apr 16! I'm trying to figure out a time schedule to get back down there now for the TdG!

Silver Comet runs from Atlanta to Birmingham, doesn't it?
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