Brave? (A Visual Aid)

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Watch this.  Click on:  Ten Meter Tower 

                                    (a short film by two Swedes.)

Who do you relate to most? I mean, if  you were to give it a go.

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Reference pages 7 and 73 in ONCE UPON A WHILE for Forrest Fenn’s version of going for it.

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And there were bears…

So (our) Intrepid moved to Alaska last year. First day of my first visit, she puts us on a float plane to the island with the highest density population of bears.

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I was brave. Really. (The forest ranger and guide had their fingers on the bear spray.)

The mama bear had kicked her 2-year-olds out earlier this summer.

Another day, another trip.

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I think I’ll be back.

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SCARED IN THE SKIES! Man Takes Friend Who is AFRAID of Flying on Aerobatics Flight

Still my favorite if I need a vicarious thrill.

{ FYI: PG for language.}

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Antony decided to take his friend Josh, who has a fear of flying, up in the air. Because nothing cures your fear of flying like being tossed about in a tiny plane while doing aerobatic tricks thousands of feet off the ground.

A hilarious three minute video posted on YouTube simply titled ‘Aeros with Josh’ shows the man’s terrified reactions as the pilot pulls stomach-churning moves high in the air.

Since it was posted on Monday, it has gained nearly 765,000 views.

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In Case You Couldn’t Be There . . .

Thanks to Toby for this video of the Fenn and Preston chat before the book signing:

 

 

The following are my opinions. I have, on more than one occasion, said and written that the event on May 18, 2017 caused a change in Fenn. He was already tired of the “activity” around the effort to find the treasure he hid. May 18, to me, was the straw that broke the burro’s back. […]

via The End Has Drawn Nigh. — A Gypsy’s Kiss

 

Happy Birthday, Forrest Fenn

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Cupcakes, of course.  

And from my backyard to yours:  A gallery of purple flowers and other wild things to celebrate your 87th!

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All the best!   I hope to get out west to see you next year.

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And then these dropped out of the tree...
(And then these drop out of the tree)

SCARED IN THE SKIES! Man Takes Friend Who is AFRAID of Flying on Aerobatics Flight

This is funny, in a terrifying sort of way.

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Profanity Trail (Photo credit: found_drama)

[Warning:  put on mute if bad language offends you]

Click on this:  SCARED IN THE SKIES! Man Takes Friend Who is AFRAID of Flying on Aerobatics Flight.

I can relate.  A friend once took me up in a tiny plane, sans the aerobics;  just a mighty crosswind on landing.

Thank you, Jim.  It was unforgettable.   : )