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Offline Bruce A. Smith

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Re: New Forum & News Updates
« Reply #7665 on: January 13, 2021, 09:39:04 PM »
Tina's religiosity spans a wide expanse: Lutheran boarding school replete with nuns, bibles on airplanes, bible-belting on lay-overs (according to Galen and Flo), a conversion to Catholicism, and 12 years in a cloistered convent.

I know that my behavior at her house in 2011, in particular sitting in my pick-up for 40 minutes after she slammed the front door three times, really got under her skin, apparently, as I read in the Rolling Stone piece.

Now, however, I wonder what she think of my mystical perspectives, as she herself retreated far from the maddening crowds, once upon a time. I have been told that some of the Discalced Carmelite nuns - well, at least one - has been observed levitating while in a state of ecstatic prayer.

My kind of gal....
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Re: New Forum & News Updates
« Reply #7666 on: January 14, 2021, 12:12:03 PM »
18 E book,
I just finished reading Lynn’s delightful Time Travel book. I highly recommend it as it combines so much humor, wit and actual facts from 1971. Since I grew up in Portland area I was totally amazed at the accuracy of the styles, fads, language and of course details surrounding Cooper’s caper !
Considering the research Lynn must have done, if Cooper is still alive he must be getting a little worried !
 

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Re: New Forum & News Updates
« Reply #7667 on: January 15, 2021, 03:28:56 AM »
Thanks, Kerm. After reading your review I 'l give The Man in 18-E another shot. I had given up earlier due to too much snarky stuff.

Time Travel? Now we're talking!
 

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Re: New Forum & News Updates
« Reply #7668 on: January 15, 2021, 04:03:01 PM »
My newest YouTube video.

Some men see things as they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?

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Re: New Forum & News Updates
« Reply #7669 on: January 18, 2021, 10:26:56 AM »
December 24, 1971. amazing story of falling 10,000 from a plane..looking into this further shows once she recovered she helped in locating the site and bodies. there is a documentary where she goes back to the crash site.

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Re: New Forum & News Updates
« Reply #7670 on: January 18, 2021, 04:12:00 PM »
Cool story, Shut. Thanks.
 

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« Reply #7671 on: January 18, 2021, 04:45:26 PM »
The name pf the documentary is "Wings Of Hope"

They believe when the plane exploded it blew her and the 3 passenger seat out of the fuselage. she was on the end and it spiraled down like a maple leaf seed, possibly gliding as well. then the heavy rain forest broke some of the fall as well. she goes back to the crash site in 2000 and gives all the details of the 10 days she was wondering and hoping to be found. she tells the story with no emotions by learning early not to allow it to run her life. a very good documentary.
 

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Re: New Forum & News Updates
« Reply #7672 on: January 18, 2021, 05:29:19 PM »
Sounds worthy of a view, and a documentary for our times.

The trauma of Covid, like any trauma such as the girl who survived a 10,000 free-fall strapped into her seat and ten days wandering in the jungle, cannot run our lives. But it informs our lives, and can transform us into a being greater than what we have been.

For me, Covid has been a society-wide cocoon that has wrapped me in a protected blanket, allowing me to meditate longer, stay quiet, work in my garden, and becoming more aware of my potentials and fears. I am a much stronger person because of Covid, and I bless it greatly.
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« Reply #7673 on: January 18, 2021, 06:12:15 PM »
It's worth watching and can be found on YouTube..

Covid...It has affected my work dramatically. new construction was held back that has put a void into my area now. still mandatory to wear a mask inside stores but not affecting anything other than work. streets are busy and jammed back up again. been that way for a while. nobody even talks about it much..

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« Reply #7674 on: Today at 12:58:23 PM »
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One final video this year.


Your statement (beginning approximately 15:00 into the video)  that Seattle does not see winter weather and/or does not use road salt for snow and ice is not accurate.

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Seattle used road salt until the mid-1990s when it was banned in favor or road sand. In 2008, after a major snowstorm was made worse by packing snowy roads with sand, Seattle began using road salt again.

My point is that if your claim is correct, and the salt on the tie is road salt, it's certainly possible for Cooper to have accumulated that on his tie in Washington State. Oregon, to my knowledge, does NOT use salt on their roads.
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