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    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    Something blocking the view. Let me help you with that, eh?
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    I was just finishing a night shift driving my big Hyster fork lift at a factory in the town of Oberon. I looked out the door and said "What a beautiful sunrise!" My boss said "What did you say?" I repeated that is was a beautiful sunrise. He said What are you a friggin queer or something? I think I was supposed to be offended but I laughed instead JayInOz

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    Apart from the unopened Balvenie, I have a hard time telling if these are sunsets or sunrises. I usually think I can tell the difference.

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    Noticed this on my way home the other night:


    Henry David Thoreau, Feb. 19, 1852.


    “The sky appears broader now than it did. The day has opened its eyelids wider. The lengthening of the days, commenced a good while ago, is a kind of forerunner of the spring.”
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    these two posts belong together,
    thank you both

    Quote Originally Posted by Fitz View Post
    Noticed this on my way home the other night:


    Henry David Thoreau, Feb. 19, 1852.


    “The sky appears broader now than it did. The day has opened its eyelids wider. The lengthening of the days, commenced a good while ago, is a kind of forerunner of the spring.”
    Quote Originally Posted by Jimmy W View Post
    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    How about a Moonrise instead? My hometown, at the mouth of the Mighty Columbia --

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    tell us about the glowing phallic symbol
    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Pless View Post
    tell us about the glowing phallic symbol
    Love that column.

    Growing up, my parents always told me it was erected to honor my birth... but it turns out there's actually more to the story <G>

    http://www.astoriaoregon.com/astoria_the_column.php

    https://astoriacolumn.org/

    It's an architectural marvel built on the highest point (600 ft.) as an observatory celebrating the history of the region. The mural which spirals up the outside tells the history of white culture from the time Capt. Robert Grey 'discovered' the Columbia River back around 1800. The view from atop its 125 ft. is spectacular, and the artwork a real treat. It was restored a few years back.

    https://astoriacolumn.org/artwork/










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    Another lovely sunset from the Astoria area - out on the beach with the wreck of the Peter Iredale --




    And what the boat looked like when it first went up on the beach --

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    Another one - just down the way from Astoria at Cannon Beach. Showing Haystack Rock & The Needles --

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    This post is temporary and my disappear at the discretion of the managment

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    Fight Entropy, build a wooden boat!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reynard38 View Post
    A few minutes early perhaps.

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