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Category: birthdays

09/01/14 07:40 - ID#59360 pmobl

Sock suspenders and birthday dinners

We headed over to (e:Paul)'s parents for another delicious dinner.
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Paul's stylish beard ribbon. And his grandfather's old sock suspenders. He's ready to start the next trend.
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Birthday boys

We also played Catchphrase. It's actually a board game I liked, but maybe it's because Maria and I were always on the winning team.

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Category: birthdays

09/01/14 07:39 - ID#59359

Happy birthday Mike

Happy birthday (e:mike). You know how to keep it ridiculous.

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Category: android

09/01/14 07:36 - ID#59358

Angry boobie

Sometimes google knows what's really on your mind.

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Category: college

09/01/14 07:34 - ID#59357

Brick city at RIT

On the way back from Jabe we stopped at RIT to have dinner with my brother and Masumi in Rochester.

RIT is cool in the nerd school sense but it's one of the ugliest and most suburban campuses I've ever seen. I am glad I went to school in a city at least.
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The Indian buffet we went to, Raj Mahal was amazing. I could eat Indian food all day.

Daniel told us about this new app called Yik Yak. It's a location based gossip app for colleges, where you can anonymously post things to people around you. It reminded me of JuicyCampus. It also made me feel old.
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Category: camping

09/01/14 07:34 - ID#59356

The rest of the week

I have never had such a relaxing and fun week. It was hard to leave by the end.

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(e:paul) the holzjaeger
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So much book reading, we could have started a book club. I had a terrible German romance novel to read
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We ate well - Terry cooked a lot of delicious food
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Some served with toasted buns
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And I made a lot of quesadillas
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Amazing water and beautiful views. I've never swam so much in a week. Paul and I swam to almost every island in a little over an hour.
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And a lot of naps
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Canoeing and kayaking around the lake - I felt beastly by the end
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Fires every night
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I think this is an appropriate tag for a Suburban
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I can't wait to go back.
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Category: engineering

09/01/14 07:30 - ID#59355

Jabe Wildlife Resort

I think I put my engineering education to its most practical use yet. I built a resort for minnows and other wildlife on the campsite beach.
It was in a beautiful location - spoiled by its first condo.
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(e:yesthatcasey) served as landscape architect and (e:terry) was the union contractor.

The foundation were the larger rocks, which I then filled the gaps between with smaller gravel and then sand. It helped stop erosion from wave action on the outside.

Terry helped out by catching some minnows, and I got a newt. But then I felt cruel for keeping them in the dirty water, so I built an exit canal for them.

The sand ended up washing away slowly with the wind, but the rocks held steady. I think I should keep my day job.

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Category: birthday

08/31/14 04:40 - ID#59347 pmobl

Happy birthday Terry

On Thursday we got to celebrate (e:Terry)'s birthday at the campsite. (e:Paul) and I went into Ticonderoga and searched for a cake. No luck, but we found a delicious cherry pie and were able to gift shop right from our phones.

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Happy birthday Terry. I love you. Here's to another amazing year.


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Category: hiking

08/31/14 04:26 - ID#59345 pmobl

Climbing Whiteface mountain

Well climbing a small part. We got up most of the way by driving up the windiest and steepest road I've been on.

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You drive through a small castle to get to the lot. In that lot there is a bike rack. I think I'd die on this kind of hill. But I want to meet the guy who could.

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Then there is an elevator and a rocky trail up to the peak. Its another kind of view to enjoy.

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The top of the mountain was absolutely insane. I've never been so high up. You could see from Vermont all the way to Lake Placid.

One set of parents let their kids play over a shear cliff.
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There was a weather station running Linux in the castle on top.image

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The cute boys had something to do with exploring the mountain. I can't remember what though.

On the way down we took an elevator through the mountain, and a long tunnel out to the lot. The fact they built this in 1920s is pretty impressive but weird. Why an elevator?image

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Category: camping

08/31/14 03:58 - ID#59344 pmobl

Squirreling around the tree tops


For my birthday my parents got us a gift certificate for ziplinig at a place near Jabe.

I felt like a squirrel flying around in the trees. Some parts were super hard but I always wanted to go faster and faster.

Terry and I barely made it but we got to do the last and hardest course. Somehow we were much better at it then the super fit typs in front of us, that thought we did the course before. It really works you out.

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Category: camping

08/31/14 03:45 - ID#59343 pmobl

Jabe Pond beginning


Getting to Jabe Pond was so crazy. The road on the way up is tore up from the floor up. In reality its not too long from Lake George and a lot of touristy things but it felt a million miles away. Like most of the week we started the day at 2.

Schlepping everything in the canoe is fun. I wish it were more like a rowing shell. I think I got it down though.

Paul and I took a trip to one of the islands with a giant stone fireplace. Was there a cabin or something here?

It took all day and a lot of holz collecting but we were set up by night.

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