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Kathy A Handyside (earlymusicus) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Southeastern Michigan
About Me I'm getting back into backpacking after several years' hiatus. All my gear was circa 1979, so I've been gradually replacing it with lightweight new equipment. I will be retiring in 4 more years and then plan to do all the trails I've dreamed of doing. I also love xc-skiing and mt. biking. I plan to move to Oregon for retirement. Besides the outdoors, I love early and classical music;I play Baroque recorder and harpsichord. I'm a bookworm, I enjoy writing and quiet get-togethers with close friends.

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Re: Re: Another delay in the works
Marc - You are absolutely correct. ObamaCare is nothing but a big giveaway to the health insurance industry.

In Chaff » Obamacare...the real world
March 20, 7:28pm

Re: Sleeping Bag for Dog?
Hi Karl - Maybe you could get a children's sleeping bag for your dog?

In GEAR » Sleeping Bag for Dog?
December 23, 8:45pm

Re: Being Woodsy
L.L. Bean meets Walmart!

In Chaff » Being woodsy - in style now?
November 30, 5:49pm

Oops! Meant to write "our overpaid and overperked....", rather than "are".

In Chaff » Who is signing up for ObamaCare (aka ACA) on Tuesday?
November 03, 3:49pm

It would have been simpler just to extend Medicare to all, or at least give us the kinds of choices are overpaid and overperked so-called public servant politicians in Congress have. They yap on ab...

In Chaff » Who is signing up for ObamaCare (aka ACA) on Tuesday?
November 03, 3:48pm

Outdoor Adventure Expo
Have any of you ever attended the Outdoor Adventure Expo in Minnapolis, MN? I've never attended it and wondered what it was like. Looking at the website, it sounds like it would be pretty inter...

In Chaff » Outdoor Adventure Expo
September 21, 5:47pm

Re: Wildfires
Hi Travis - Yes, you're right. It's one thing to have a fire caused by lightning, but another thing to have it deliberately set or set because of human carelessness.

In Chaff » Wildfires
September 08, 7:25pm

The wildfires out west are heartbreaking. I can't believe how many there are and how big they are. They seem to be getting bigger and occurring more frequently. Sad to see so much devastation.

In Chaff » Wildfires
August 26, 2:50pm

Nuns on the Trail
"Sister Mary SmithandWesson" "Sister Mary SigSauer" "Sister Mary Bushmaster" "Sister Mary Glock" As Thom Sharpe sang, "They don't make n...

In Chaff » What to do when encountering nuns on the trail
July 31, 1:18am

Re: History of Polar Exploration
Sir Ernest Shackleton is my hero! I've read Alfred Lansing's "Endurance" so many times and each time am amazed anew at what those guys went through and the great leadership of Sha...

In Chaff » History of Polar Exploration
April 02, 10:00am

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