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Happy Birthday to David!

Postby gsliva » Thu Jun 14, 2007 7:01 am

Happy Birthday David. I climbed Ford Peak yesterday, not a 14er but from 8000 feet to 10,500 and 8 miles round trip it was a good climb. I saw two Eagles, had a bull Elk scare the hell out of me and I sang Happy Birthday to the Talus Monkey. A nice trip.

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Postby USAKeller » Thu Jun 14, 2007 7:50 am

Happy Birthday David! A lot of us will be celebrating your birthday on Humboldt this weekend!

Nice job Glenn!
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Postby 14ers4me » Thu Jun 14, 2007 7:53 am

Happy Birthday David! I wish so much that i could be there with the rest of the group going up Humbolt but i cant :cry:. I am sure the other members will do you justice! Good luck guys!
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Postby SOD » Thu Jun 14, 2007 8:08 am

Yes indeed,

Happy Birthday. Like many others, I never met TM, but I miss him.

I have been lurking on the site for over a year, but was never able to sign up due to lack of a consistent computer. I got a kick out of his trip reports and miss reading about his new adventures.

I will be drinking a Colt 45 for the first time ever later this afternoon as a tribute!!

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Postby FlyGirl » Thu Jun 14, 2007 8:16 am

A birthday brew in honor of TalusMonkey! May the Colt 45 forever run freely![

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Postby TalusMonkeys sister » Thu Jun 14, 2007 9:10 am

Happy Birthday, big brother! I love you and miss you. Thanks to all of you for continuing to pay tribute to David. Please be safe this weekend. Our family will be thinking about all of you this Sunday, on your hike. Thanks for doing this for David.
Thank you all for loving my brother and being his friends. You all sound like amazing friends. I can't thank you enough. Holly Newsome

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Postby SarahT » Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:16 am

Happy Birthday David. My thoughts were with you as I was climbing Mt. Rainier on your birthday.

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Postby Spam » Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:23 am

I was unable to celebrate witht he Humboldt climb, however, i will have my belated celebration this Sunday on Quandary. Happy Birthday to the Talus Monkey.
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