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reviewed Survivorman. March 08, 2010
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   Survivorman - Season 1       Created, written & directed by Les Stroud    Aired on the Discovery Channel       Survivorman - Season 1 …
reviewed Stanley® 2.0Qt Classic Vacuum Bottle-.... March 05, 2010
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Stanley® 2.0Qt Classic Vacuum Bottle- STANLEY ®
   Stanley Sport 2-Quart Thermos       As long as I can remember my family has used Stanley thermoses. I remember my dad filling up his Stanley thermos every morning before …
reviewed Spring. March 01, 2010
posted in Go Japan
Chinese New Year (also known as Spring festival) celebration began on Valentine’s Day this year. 15 days of feasting. After the Spring festival celebration, what do we look forward to? Spring, …
reviewed Sakura. March 01, 2010
posted in Go Japan
   Sakura (aka Cherry Blossom) is fleeting. Maximum period we get to see it in full bloom annually is 3-4 weeks. Mostly, simply 10-14 days. Sakura is my most favorite flower. I've seen it …
reviewed 2010 Winter Olympics. March 01, 2010
2010 Winter Olympics (XXI Olympic Winter Games)
I'll be the first to tell you I'm not a Hockey fan. This is because it's not a hugely played sport in the US and I wasn't brought up with it. I was brought up watching football. Nevertheless, the Finals …
reviewed 2010 Winter Olympics. February 23, 2010
2010 Winter Olympics (XXI Olympic Winter Games)
Growing up, I was enthralled by the nationalism, the honor, and the athleticism that the Summer Olympics represented.  The Winter Olympics failed to evoke any of the feelings from my childhood.  What's …
reviewed 2010 Winter Olympics. February 21, 2010
posted in Go Canada
2010 Winter Olympics (XXI Olympic Winter Games)
I've hardly watched the Winter Olympics as most of the places I've lived in hardly broadcast it (unless it's on Sports on Cable TV but that's one channel I don't subscribed to). This …
reviewed Coleman Two-Mantle Adjustable Gas Lan.... February 11, 2010
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Coleman Two-Mantle Adjustable Gas Lantern
I was first introduced to these Coleman 2 mantle Lanterns as a kid. I spent several years of my childhood living on an old ranch where there was no electricity. We used kerosene lamps and these Coleman …
reviewed US GI Modular Goretex Sleep Bag System. February 06, 2010
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US GI Modular Goretex Sleep Bag System
   U.S. Military Modular Gortex® Sleeping Bag System          I have spent the better part of the last three years sleeping in this new modular sleeping bag …
reviewed 10" Backpacker Gold Pan by Garrett. February 06, 2010
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Backpacker Gold Pan by Garrett
The Garrett Gold Pan      I started gold prospecting as a kid in the mountains and streams of Northern California. Back then suction dredging was becoming very popular with the locals …
reviewed Snowboarding. February 01, 2010
I love snowboarding, and I am not some 17 year old, fearless daredevil.  In fact, I am a middle aged, fearful, unathletic woman.  I probably don't fit the typical cool snowboarder profile, but …
reviewed Sunshine. January 21, 2010
Sunshine! A day with sunshine is a day of possibilities.   Oh yes, the man who sang “You are my sunshine, my only … “ has left long ago. Despite that, I still like the nick …
reviewed Panther Martin ® Deluxe. December 19, 2009
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Panther Martin ® Deluxe
Panther Martin Deluxe Lures      I have been a fan of Panther Martin lures for a long time. My grandfather used them for Trout fishing when I was a boy. At that time there was just …
reviewed Coghlans Magnesium Fire Starter. December 17, 2009
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Coghlans Magnesium Fire Starter
   I have started campfires with magnesium and flint in the past. It's a unique way to build a fire and it works well. I like it because it's readily available at any outdoors store. It's inexpensive, …
reviewed The Snow Walker. December 17, 2009
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The Snow Walker
Snow Walker is set in Alaska, 1952. Charlie Halliday is a hot shot bush pilot and veteran bomber pilot who had served in World War II. While dropping off supplies in the seep arctic wilderness he comes …
reviewed Lotus. May 12, 2009
Lotus flower
The first technical book that I have read, cover to cover, is Lotus Notes Developer's Toolbox: Tips for Rapid and Successful Deployment by Mark Elliott. This is also the first book that a publisher sent …
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