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Novels
Xi You Ji is a novel.. I'd consider Zarathustra and Candide (~1750s) to be novels, too. The first novel in English is considered by many to be Malory's Le Morte D'Arthur from the late ...

In Chaff » It's only a movie
April 18, 2:28pm

Thanks for the cite
I really hate the tendency on the net to obscure correct attributions. I don't think how someone makes a living is any indicator of the value of their opinion, though. And I think viewing Ra...

In Chaff » It's only a movie
April 18, 1:19pm

I love that quote
But one of the things I hate about the Internet and blogs is the seemingly well-accepted practice of passing on quotes without attribution, as if simply placing the text in quotes is sufficient cre...

In Chaff » It's only a movie
April 18, 12:26pm

Thanks JP
That's some good knowledge sharing. I'll be up near ft humphreys in Gyeonngi-do teaching public school English teachers--I get 7 weeks paid vacation plus all the national holidays (goes ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone done any backpacking in Korea?
April 17, 1:15am

That's a good site
I looked at it last week. I hope to catch Cherry Trout, too (they are the two native species there). One of my soon to be coworkers is a trout fisherman and has lived there for 8 years.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone done any backpacking in Korea?
April 14, 12:18am

Yeah
I've so far been eyeballing the national parks in the NE part of the country--also where the trout streams are. I've heard some of the best streams for Manchurian Trout also have a lot of l...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone done any backpacking in Korea?
April 13, 10:13pm

Anyone done any backpacking in Korea?
I've accepted a job there not too far from Suwon in northwestern Korea. I'll have a few weeks vacation, plus all national holidays and hope to squeeze in a couple trips at least. Also wonde...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone done any backpacking in Korea?
April 13, 9:24pm

I think it is a nice gesture
And the key word in the OP is "family." For me and many here, BPL is a sort of extended family, and with family we believe in sharing the wealth. We don't sell to family to make a pro...

In Gear Swap » Public Apology to the BPL Family
April 07, 4:31pm

back to the original idea
We bought our place in 2005 for 369K (it appraised at the time for 381K). We put a lot down & have loans totaling less than 230K in a fixed 5.25 percent 30 year loan. However, the place might, ...

In Chaff » Anyone being foreclosed on?
April 05, 11:48am

attribution
Tom, I think that quote is often and/or also attributed to an Arabian thinker, but Sun Tzu certainly expressed that idea first (as far as history can tell).

In Chaff » Libya
March 19, 8:49pm

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