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Christmas Gifts For The Camper In Your Life

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If I were on your Christmas, Kwanzaa or Hanukkah gift list this year this is what would I want, maybe the person on your list would too!

A GIFT CERTIFICATE TO REI, GSI or even SIERRA TRADING POST

GSI STAINLESS WINE GLASS $12.95 PATAGONIA BEANIE HAT $29 OVERLAND EQUIPMENT BAYLISS SHOULDER BAG $45   WOMAN'S WINTER BOOTIE $75 SIERRA DOWN BOOTIES $50 CAMPING ORNAMENT SET $20 A set of GLACIER STAINLESS MARTINI GLASS $10 ea For the man in your life maybe something like this?

Oprah and Gayle go Camping Yosemite

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Did you watch the recent episode of Oprah who went camping with her good friend Gayle in Yosemite?
Shelton the park ranger in Yosemite National Park wrote to Oprah saying that he wished he saw more African Americans camping and visiting the great outdoors so she did a show on it.
I'm as white as they come by color that is but I must say I have wondered the very same thing. How come when I go camping I see mostly white and then many Latino families but after that the numbers go down especially African Americans. 


What are your thoughts ? images from nps.gov


Here is the cocktail Oprah made on her trip: 

Servings: Serves 1 Ingredients Moscow Mule Recipe 1 ounce vodka1 tsp. sugar syrupFresh lime juice1/2 cup ginger beer1 sprig fresh mint1 slice of lime Directions
In a copper mug, pour vodka over ice. Add sugar syrup and lime juice. Top with ginger beer and stir. Garnish with mint sprig and lime slice.



Yosemite National Park 

Oprah's Camping 101 Tips
Oprah and Gayle's Big Yosemite Camping …

Boudreaux and Thibodeaux Camping Joke

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I was sent this joke by my friend from New Orleans. Our last name is Boudreaux and my husband is from New Orleans where these jokes go back and forth to see who is less intelligent. My feeling is it's Thibodeaux.
Sounds Like: Boudreaux: Boo Drow Thibodeaux: Tib E Dow Canvas Tent Shown without Optional Rain Fly by Pinnacle Tents CAMPING JOKE:
Boudreaux and Thibodeaux went camping in the desert.  After they got their tent all set up, both men fell sound asleep.  Some hours later, Thibodeaux woke Boudreaux and said, "Ma sha, look towards da sky, what you see?"

                 Boudreaux replied, "I see millions of stars."

"What dat tell you?" asked Thibodeaux.

                 Boudreaux pondered for a minute then said:  "Astronomically speaking, it tells me there are millions of galaxies and potentially billions of planets. Astrologically, it tells me that Saturn is in Leo.  Time wise, it appears to be approximately a quarter past three in the mor…