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Aug. 17th, 2006 | 12:57 pm

About a month ago I went to the Sandy river with Christina, April, Jim, and Colleen. It was a lot of fun, and I keep wanting to go again. So this weekend I would like to go someplace with a beach, and water, and fun times with friends. It's supposed to be hot. Anyone want to come along? I can't have fun times with friends unless friends come along.

Also I got paid by my new job today. Life is good, and I feel like celebrating.

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from: baloo_ursidae
date: Aug. 17th, 2006 08:24 pm (UTC)
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How warm is the water, anyway? Sandy seems like it would be hella-cold, compared to the Columbia towards Sauvie Island...

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Daniel Patrick Johnson

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from: teknotus
date: Aug. 17th, 2006 08:48 pm (UTC)
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It was warmer than the Columbia if I remember correctly.

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from: baloo_ursidae
date: Aug. 17th, 2006 09:17 pm (UTC)
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Hm, interesting. Then again, last time I had gone in the Sandy River was near it's headwaters up by Elk Meadows (I wonder what it looks like now since it's been ablaze recently) while backpacking. The bridge over the Sandy River that far up got washed out in a flood in 1982 and was never rebuilt, but the trail remains open. We had to just waterproof our gear and make sure everything like bedding was in a watertight container and ford it. Even in the middle of August, it was snowmelt cold, enough of a shock on a 90 degree day it made us all dizzy.

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lovemotionstory

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from: lovemotionstory
date: Aug. 17th, 2006 08:56 pm (UTC)
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yay for getting paid!

are you going to move soon or..?

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Daniel Patrick Johnson

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from: teknotus
date: Aug. 17th, 2006 10:54 pm (UTC)
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I want to. I have a bunch of stuff that has been waiting in limbo for a while though that I have to take care of now that I have money. I have to pay some bills that have been sitting on my desk, and I should get a cell phone as soon as I can too. I don't know if I will have enough left over to pay rent, but In two weeks when I get paid again I don't think it will be a problem so I should start looking.

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snarble

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from: snarble
date: Aug. 18th, 2006 05:50 am (UTC)
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let's go! we'll bring bikes and sandwiches and my dogs (they need to learn to swim)

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