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Tom--you made me think of some of my favorite Einstein quotes
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." - "Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding." - &qu...

In Chaff » Bin laden dead
May 06, 1:35am

Nice stuff, Tom
I've been too busy with coursework and a huge pile of things to do before I move to Korea in a couple weeks, but I've enjoyed your insightful and thoughtful comments; I agree and have voice...

In Chaff » Bin laden dead
May 04, 6:29pm

Re: Re: Elvis was a hero to most. Really?
Ben, I was just playfully quoting from the NWA song "Fight the Power," featured prominently in the Spike Lee film "Do the Right Thing."

In Chaff » Bin laden dead
May 02, 3:43pm

Elvis was a hero to most
But he never meant **** to me... You gotta fight the power...

In Chaff » Bin laden dead
May 02, 1:23pm

Douglas--are you demanding to see the death certificate?
Long form? Or will short form do? Like Mark Twain, I can't think of anyone I've truly wished dead, but I admit to a certain joy in reading his obituary. However much he earned this venge...

In Chaff » Bin laden dead
May 02, 12:42am

I'm in the other direction
I don't like more than 10-12 miles per day, and am often happy with 6-8. But I like to fish, birdwatch, sit and think, catnap, read and hate rushing.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New to this - how fast can one backpack (miles/day)?
April 20, 9:46pm

Very awesome cool!
Thanks, Kendall. If you'll be in Korea hiking and want company, let me know. I have a fixed schedule, but there are about 3 weeks or so that I could have off (just have to apply in advance).

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone done any backpacking in Korea?
April 20, 9:02pm

The problem of war during recession
Is that the country can't afford to bring the troops home--especially now that so many troops deployed are national guard--it would cause the already high unemployment rates to shoot higher. Pl...

In Chaff » Wake Up Call for America !?!
April 19, 2:47am

"continue to raise taxes?"
Let's get this square--taxes have been going down not up for a long time and personal taxes are at their lowest levels since Eisenhower was president. I agree with Obama: we need to cut spendin...

In Chaff » Wake Up Call for America !?!
April 19, 2:24am

My approach:
Sleep above treeline :-)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How to avoid falling trees?
April 19, 12:31am

All Reader Reviews by cary bertoncini

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Aquastar Aquastar - plus
Weight - 8.5 ounces, including the 1 liter lexan bottle. Dead on what I got for the weight on my scale. Features - water purifier, water storage, LED lantern. Just tested out my new UV Aquastar...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
March 20, 2:04pm

Drop Stoppers Microporous Polypropylene Rainsuit
I'm impressed with the quiet and comfortable suit. Haven't been in a downpoor yet, but I did use it while hiking and was impressed with comfort and lack of sweat buidup inside (I did remove a layer b...

In Clothing - Raingear
February 07, 10:47pm