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Old 06-03-2012, 08:04 PM   #43
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Lil, thanks for reminding me you won't arrive til Thur. I'll ask about early evening time. Hope the sun will be far enough west that we can take pictures of the eggs from up there.

My second choice will be early Friday morning. Not sure when Tyler will be leaving. All depends on when/if we can get the lock off.

I think there are only 4 or 5 doing this, so am trying to work out the time that will work for everyone. Sadly I won't be able to do it. Not afraid of heights, I just can't handle the motion.

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Old 06-03-2012, 08:38 PM   #44
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Old 06-03-2012, 10:26 PM   #45
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I was planning on leaving fairly early Friday morning but I have nothing set in stone. If the climb i Friday morning early enough I will stick around for it. I am just hoping to make the trek across ND and to Teddy Roosevelt N.P. before the ranger stations close which I think is around 4:30pm.
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Old 06-04-2012, 06:49 AM   #46
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No time pressure, Nancy! Right?

If I am there, I'll climb. And if not, I won't. Don't worry about me a bit, it's a vacation after all, I'll be footloose and fancy free.
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Old 06-04-2012, 04:21 PM   #47
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Fire tower. 4:00 Thursday the 14th. Our other option was 7:00 am Friday. I took Thursday. Cast in stone now, unless we have 30 mph wind or rain. Then it is a no go, or beg for another try at 7:00 the next morning.

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Old 06-04-2012, 05:49 PM   #48
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Cast in stone now, unless we have 30 mph wind or rain. Nancy
Don't say that!! You might jinx the weather!

I'm so looking forward to next Thursday! I said that already, didn't I?
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Thanks Nancy for arranging the climb. Looking forward to finally crossing off "Climb a Fire Tower" off my bucket list.
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Old 06-04-2012, 11:48 PM   #50
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Library Book Festival

Ann Bancroft (polar explorer) will be at the Bemidji High School Auditorium on Friday, June 15 at 7:00. I picked up two free tickets in case anyone in our group would like to attend. If more than two are interested there may be more tickets available.

Author Wendell Affield will present a book release and reading of "Muddy Jungle River" on Saturday, June 16 at 4:30.

The Bemidji Library Book Festival also has writer workshops (free) Monday-Friday. One would need to sign up for those workshops via the library. Kitchigami Regional Library System - KRLS

We have changed our schedule a bit on our web site. Added a breakfast pot luck for anyone interested. We will be adding another activity for anyone interested. John Berquist Concert at Depot at 2:00 Saturday. No admission, free will offering. Fred and I would be happy to fill our cars with anyone who wants a ride.

Of course you may have all your activities already planned. Everything is optional.

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How's the weather looking your way. Long range forcast says rain all week?

Warm and light rain is not a problem, but heavy rain makes for a lot of inside time.
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Just checked weather dot com and they're predicting scattered T-storms and light winds. Doesn't sound too bad...she says with fingers crossed.
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My MN trip is postponed until the latter half of July... but I hope you folks have tons of fun at Bemidji!
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I will be there regardless of the weather conditions.
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Old 06-10-2012, 12:30 PM   #55
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Lee and Lynda from Duluth are unable to attend your Bemidji event. See you down the road at a later time.
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Water

Just warning everyone again about the water situation. If you arrive in Bemidji with an empty water tank it would be will worth the $5 fee to go dump and fill at LakeBemidji State Park. Bring your water jugs and we can do water runs with our two cars that have park stickers. I will not be using the fairground water. sorry folks, I had no idea the water was so awful when I planned this.

It is looking like a 40/50 chance of rain. There should not be any mud, the ground drains fairly well. Maybe we could put out barrels to catch rain water
By the time the water gets to the well it must go through an iron pit.

The first week show of "the Spitfire Grill" at the Paul Bunyan Playhouse went over well. If people want tickets they should get them when they arrive. $22.
The Historic Chief Theatre - HOME
To order tickets online there is an extra charge. We were told to phone in for a reservation to avoid the online charge. I'll try to remember to check in with the playhouse daily to see how filled up they get for the days of our gathering for people who might want a night out.

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