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  1. They Call This Work?? (Part 2)

    Now I can only see out the sides of the plane on final, which is supposed to be how you bring one in if your windshield is covered in fresh bird guts, not for routine VFR approaches on clear sunny days, so I watch the ground come up on the sides as we approach what I can only assume is the field (if you put a cat in a box, then close the lid, does the cat disappear? Did Schr÷dinger ever hear of an instrument approach?). Everything is whizzing by ... water, water, more water, getting a little ...
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  2. They Call This Work??



    The Corn Islands (pronounced: Karn AYE-lands) are only an hour and a half and $160 away from Managua (round trip). A turbo-prop puddle jumper from the domestic terminal and it's smooth sailing at 10,000 feet (I know, cuz I was watching the instruments over the pilot's shoulder the whole time while he was reading a newspaper that covered the entire front windscreen); you ...
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  3. Kuka┤s Kub˙s

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    Quote Originally Posted by Just Plain John Wayne View Post
    Here most of the cooking and making of charcoal is done with the Nancite fruit wood......

    Nobody here in Alamikamba or surrounding communities utilizes carbˇn instead of le˝a. The extra effort involved in converting firewood to charcoal is simply not justified. It is much easier and cheaper to bring fallen timber or sawmill waste home for cooking. Charcoal is a suitable choice where transportation costs and control ...

    Updated 05-09-2010 at 10:55 AM by mupitara (Added photo of venison, guan, and currasow being smoked)

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  4. Almost 20 years ago and not Today....

    This Man hired me .. He's cool fellow too...

    BNN interview... Brian D

    He has a wicked sense of humor as well that must now be suppressed as he has to look business like
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  5. Who's up for a treasure hunt?

    From W. E. Johns' Biggles Flies West

    'Now then! Here we are, ' murmured Biggles, drawing a rough oval on the map with a lead pencil. 'Here is Providence, the island Dick's father and Deutch saw when they were in the open boat, but on which they could not effect a landing. Instead, they drifted away to the south-west, like this' - Biggles followed a south-westerly course with his pencil - 'and here we come to a whole lot of little islands. As you can see, most of them are such mere specks ...
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