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Beautiful weather down here......went to the Gift Area #2 and my BF Action Figure, which has been standing in a tree as shown for almost a year, is now gone and nowhere in the immediate area.

 

Also, on one of the trails I take to Gift Area #2, there's an Deer blind from the old ranch days, and looked old 18 years ago when I first ran across it, but still well made and seemed sturdy. Went by there the other day and it's like a bulldozer went through there. There was an old cooler in there that was carried off a bit, plus I have a spring-loaded block on the trail not far away, and the 2 spring-loaded limbs forming the block were twisted & broken off. As a footnote, I have several visual blocks on my secret trails, using live branches that I push aside when I go through, and they spring back into place hiding the trail.....guess where I learned that trick many years ago:) 

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gigantor

Not good ground for footprints...

 

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Bigtex

For sure.....couldn't find any prints in that area, the Deer blind itself was a similar shape & size to a Porta-potty.

 

The Sotol plants are starting their Spring growth, and finding several places where the Hairymen have had a little snack......the stalks turn brown after picked within 2 days, and of particular interest is the large round piece pictured below, a sort of Sotol chewing gum, and was still wet from saliva when I found it.....pretty cool! Yeah.....I know, DNA and I did save it in a baggy, but too expensive to have it tested.

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Madison5716

I love that you left them a bigfoot action figure :)

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Bigtex

Hey Madison5716......I was beginning to think they didn't appreciate it!

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Bigtex

Been getting a lot of rain, which is good in these parts.......went to the Kill Zone the other day, hadn't been in a while, and always something new to see......that whole area is just plain creepy.

 

A few new prints pictured, and a great hiking tip because you just never know, and tired of my wife asking why I'm only wearing 1 sock when I return:) Easy to carry, add 1 drop of water, and magic, strong too! 

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BigTreeWalker
7 hours ago, Bigtex said:

 

A few new prints pictured, and a great hiking tip because you just never know, and tired of my wife asking why I'm only wearing 1 sock when I return:) Easy to carry, add 1 drop of water, and magic, strong too! 

Looks like a creepy place! 

 

I've used those coin tissues for a couple years now. Fit great in my pack. Strong as you say and very useful. 😉

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Madison5716

Those little towel things make great tinder, too! Get a few drops of water or spit to get it started, and then tear it apart. Great for starting fires, each one can start multiple campfires. Small and easy to carry!

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Bigtex

That's a good one, makes a good strainer too from a natural water source, medical uses, napkins....a real multi-use tool!

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Bigtex

Here's an interesting picture from my place up near Granite Falls Washington taken several years ago.......we were having a party-concert, and my buds were rocking down. Didn't see anything while taking pictures, but this strange ghostly figure appeared in one of them. There was always talk of an old Indian spirit on the mountain, so we called him Big Chief    just trying to figure out if he liked the music or not:)?

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Catmandoo
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^^^ Back story needed. Gibson, Stratocaster, Fender, Moog synthesizer and violin???  Wah-wah peddle?   Could be the ghost in the machine.

Or, a liquid splattered on the filter / lens and ran downhill. 

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Bigtex

There were some known musicians playing that night, all friends of Mount Todd.......they love to come to parties up there. All that's needed is to set up  a stage, and a 'Field of Musical Dreams' will occur, Jam time! The guy rockin' on the electric guitar is in the Rock 'n Roll HOF.

 

This is right near an A+ Hairyman zone, surely they enjoy these parties too....IMO of course:)

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