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The moral of the story? Traveling at the speed of light is really lame.

On Wednesday, December 23, 2009, Greg Petrics <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> here's the correct link
> http://tiny.cc/mEJ0x
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>  <http://tiny.cc/mEJ0x>darn tinyurl...
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> On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 8:01 AM, Greg Petrics <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Nice poem (sorry if it's not actually a poem, but that's all I can think to call it). I was struck by the last stanza though.
> "And to make a few minutes go a little further."
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> It is now my understanding however that when time flies you're having fun ( http://tiny.cc/OrRVV ). Uh-oh?
> Seriously though: this reminds me of the farm skiing in Tunbridge article in the latest ski journal. Maybe you should write a sequel.
>
> On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 8:27 PM, Justin Woods <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>
> Yeah, that about sums it up for Huntington pastoral field-noodling.  Just about as good a
> soft-board surface as one could want.
>
> Fading burnt orange light -- Yeah! Light! -- printed on the blue-black sky.   Kids, an hour
> from pick-up.  Top of the rise.  Ahh...
>
> Micro, man.  low-angle, low expectations.  A few minutes.  Depth isn't everything.  Debris
> and deadfall poked through enough to grab your attention.  I won't try to sugar-coat it.
>
> In all it's just a field: wide open, except for a few white pine stands and a few apples
> gone berzerk; bordered with choke-cherry and poplar mixing into the usual hardwoods.
> Other than a few beat-up brambles, it was all white.
>
> The dog spun a frenzy of prints into the snow and then shot off at long, random tangents.
> She's asleep under the tree now.  And so are the kids.)
>
> Mostly, I remember how the knees felt good swinging back and forth (though I still can't
> keep my hands quiet).  Mostly, I remember it was good to let them run fast through the
> ferns.  And to make a few minutes go a little further.
>
> (Hey, it's snowing again -- sweet.)
>
>
> --justin
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> "I'm a simple man, Hobbes."
> "You?? Yesterday you wanted a nuclear powered car that could turn into a jet with laser-guided heat-seeking missiles!"
> "I'm a simple man with complex tastes."
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> "I'm a simple man, Hobbes."
> "You?? Yesterday you wanted a nuclear powered car that could turn into a jet with laser-guided heat-seeking missiles!"
> "I'm a simple man with complex tastes."
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