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obx hiker (obxcola) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Outer Banks of North Carolina
About Me 60: Wide but relatively shallow experience. That's my older daughter and "baby" brother in the photo
at Gragg Prong , Wilson Creek.
CityNags Head
StateNorth Carolina
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All Forum Posts by obx hiker

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Wow full circle. What a long strange trip its been.

In Chaff » Newtown
December 23, 7:15pm

Ipso facto We have guns therefore we must have guns. Can't imagine otherwise

In Chaff » Newtown
December 22, 9:42am

Thank you Craig. That was brilliant. The prohibition in not against prayer in schools, it is against compulsory prayer in schools. I'm not going to elaborate on this. Think about it. As a de...

In Chaff » Newtown
December 19, 8:26pm

Yup there's plenta a guns in Newtown. Like lots of suburban "ring" towns in areas that used to be relatively rural there are folks with different cultures and different values. It'...

In Chaff » Newtown
December 18, 8:14pm

Newtown Parents
There is probably no greater source or anxiety and frustration for a parent than that brought on by situations in which you cannot protect or defend your children. I've been thinking about t...

In Chaff » Newtown
December 18, 2:50pm

You might have noticed this if you've driven I-84 through Newtown; especially going north or east towards Hartford. The original was placed alongside I-84 on 9-12-2001. The owner passed away a ...

In Chaff » Newtown
December 17, 7:46pm

Re: Re: Unintended consequences
As much as 25%? "NIMH estimates that over a quarter of Americans suffer from some kind of mental illness" I think I also read somewhere or heard on the tube that there are @ 500,000...

In Chaff » Newtown
December 17, 4:51pm

Newtown is a picture perfect "Norman Rockwell" New England small town. Have a look,-73.308739&spn=0.000506,0.001321&t=h&...

In Chaff » Newtown
December 15, 9:20am

.44 Magnum vs Claymore mine
"How about a homemade Claymore mine?" LOL My favorite lightweight option And pretty much anyone REALLY good enough with a pistol to have a faint chance armed with one that also knows ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Grizzly Bear Attacks on the Rise
December 15, 7:46am

Pisgah, Shining Rock
What an outstanding itinerary! I've done all of it west/north of the BRP and if you have any questions re: that part PM. I hope you'll file a report. I'm interested in the parts sout...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Winter Carolina/Virginia Appalachian
December 14, 9:47pm

All Reader Reviews by obx hiker

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BPL Blow-Up Pillow
Used the dual chamber for @ 5 years. Don't want to get it too full but that's easy to adjust. Can be a little tricky to get fully de-flated for packing. Persistence! Cover it with your tee-shi...

In Miscellaneous Products
September 30, 8:19pm

Montbell Thermawrap jacket
William Siemens has it right about wind-resistance being a key. This jacket is wonderfully wind resistant. The Northern Outer Banks of NC can be an incredibly cold place due to the combination of wind...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 25, 4:32pm