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About Lucky Larry

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  • Birthday 11/20/1955

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  1. Trip: Mt Hood via mass transit. - S.S. Date: 7/21/2017 Trip Report: How to get to Timberline Lodge w/o a car. Caught TriMet bus to Max blue line to Gresham TC ($1.25). Then Sam (Sandy Area Metro) to Sandy TC ($1.00). Then Mt Hood express to Timberline ($2.00). Started stumbling at 10 PM. Felt like quitting as soon as I started as I felt too stumbling bumbkinish. And yet, the self imposed Sisyphus in me (tasks that are both laborious and futile) kept pushing/pulling me along. The stars were glorious. I made it to just below the bergschund when I started to feel like barfing. I sat down and took stock of my condition. I then noticed I had the beginnings of a real skull pounding thumper. Alas and forloin I decided to call it a success while I was still in pauseable shape. The foul stench of the mountain's bowels made my choice that much easier. Although I have done the S.S. several times I still found it interesting. The various combinations of scree, talus, and snow were arranged in a new landscape, and that combined to make an old worn out shoe seem new. Such is the always changing scenery of nature, unlike man. The folks that run the industry of skiing still bitch about the climbers being on the ski slopes and not using the climber's trail; and yet, it really is misery and mystery to me why to this day the climber's trail is not clearly marked all the way past the lifts. And climbers still boast that getting off route is part of the climbing adventure. I guess the climber's ego is as fragile as the flora and fauna. P.S. Lost Cam your co-workers are going to punch you for me. Gear Notes: Aluminimum. Approach Notes: Mass Transit.
  2. Sanctuary city double speak?

    Yes, refugees should have Sanctuary. Look around your city and tell me who has the most sanctuary? Do the weakest have sanctuary? Homeless Animals have foundations to rescue them. Homeless people not so much. Where's the equity for USA refugees? All is quiet on the home front until someone gets annoyed. Move the bums out! is the cry. Why not have MASH units for the refugees and homeless? Oh, that's inhumane. We HAVE TO wait for real housing. Why the double speak on who gets help? Ends up pitting people against people.
  3. Wanted: Sunny dry place to visit.

    Gee, uh, you give me too much credit? Doubt I wood even make it to Eugene. However, I am starting to feel the Love.
  4. Wanted: Sunny dry place to visit.

    I will if you buy me a ticket. Old Flipper.
  5. I smell a fish? Rump tax return.

    https://youtu.be/5wrEQhuzRDE Heres some rotten fish
  6. I smell a fish? Rump tax return.

    This is a fake story so rump can blow back and take the heat off himself. F'in brilliant. baa
  7. Wanted: Sunny dry place to visit.

    Thanks. I had to stop climbing as me body, pinched nerves, neck and back, do not like. Plan to head Barriles nxt winter; nov, dec, jan, feb, march, april. My .soc.sec. kicks in nov. not much 500/mth. plan to meet local family. Think my little go further there.
  8. Wanted: Sunny dry place to visit.

    Thanks. Uh, it's wet and warm now. So aborted. Going Gorgeous. Hermit like.
  9. Wanted: Sunny dry place to visit.

    Lost count of the times been to JT. Takes more then I got left to go gorilla there. Met a hardy young fella that did though. Cold, snow, rain, wind, sun happens w/o warning, as well as, LA crowds and steady train of cars these days. The magic is still there I guess; just saying it's gone for me. Had chance years ago to meet locals at what's his names place but blew/snoozed it off. Even tried to get work at local shop but had no game compared to the kids. i meant the j-trees of red rawks, but whatevers - guess you seen one american desert ye've seen them all - at least this one has groovy n' gaudy nearby public fountains to wash yer whites in Not much Gorilla left for Red Rawks either. Thanks just the same Ivan Von Tailor of Rhythm Rhyme
  10. Wanted: Sunny dry place to visit.

    Thanks. Thought I was still a mountain man till this winter here in Portland proved me out to be a limp wimp. Definitely had enough ice and snow to last me to the grave. Still dream about it, not sure why, cause it's over rover. Something to do with pristine vestal virgin snow environment, me thinks. Something about white snow equals purity of soul? Tabla Rasa reboot?
  11. Wanted: Sunny dry place to visit.

    Lost count of the times been to JT. Takes more then I got left to go gorilla there. Met a hardy young fella that did though. Cold, snow, rain, wind, sun happens w/o warning, as well as, LA crowds and steady train of cars these days. The magic is still there I guess; just saying it's gone for me. Had chance years ago to meet locals at what's his names place but blew/snoozed it off. Even tried to get work at local shop but had no game compared to the kids.
  12. Wanted: Sunny dry place to visit.

    Too short. Thanks. :[]
  13. Wanted: Sunny dry place to visit.

    That sounds good. Thanks.
  14. Wanted: Sunny dry place to visit.

    Want sunny, dry, warm place to visit for 2-3 weeks; Island or Desert. Tent or floor. Prefer temp room. Has been climber, weak kneed, weak hiker, weak drinker, weakened wet constitution. Poor speller. Fly in & out. Low budget. Antagonizing replies, or ideas, gladly accepted. sickie
  15. Civilized? Modern even?

    Thanks, this cheered me up. Guess my luck hasn't run out with friends. Big tear.
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