Pete Pollard

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  1. Pete Pollard

    Weta anarchy

    Monterrey. If I drag my Weta out to Ca. Monterrey Bay, the aquarium and as much of that peninsula as possible. Who wants to lead a California Weta safari, how much will it cost, and who do I send a check to? When?
  2. Pete Pollard

    Weta anarchy

    FL Alligators?!?! and pythons oh my! For those actually interested, I have over nighted on my Weta. I waited for perfect weather, particularly wind, launched midday, at about 2:00 a.m. I got sleepy, ran up on the beach and just curled up on the tramp. Slept 'til sunrise and continued on my way. A small box holds a stove, sleep pad, tarp, lantern, flashlight, bug net and sundry items. I didn't use any of it, just pulled a beach towel over my head to keep my ears warm and slept in my foulies. If you're tired, you'll sleep. This was during the full moon phase which coincides with extreme tides so I awakened on Sanibel beach with lots of locals already about with flashlights and cameras searching the flats for sea critters.
  3. Pete Pollard

    Weta anarchy

    How long is too long? In Florida, from Boca Grande (Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte) to Flamingo ranger station at the very tip of the peninsula there are unlimited beaches and coves to pull into for the night. Of course the mosquitoes would carry you away at most times of the year so winter would be the best time for a Florida Raid.
  4. Pete Pollard

    Weta anarchy

    I like this. We should have one, maybe move it around every year so people can see new places.
  5. Pete Pollard

    Anyone Contract Ebola Today (August 10)?

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/goatsandsoda/2015/02/02/383316715/lack-of-patients-hampers-ebola-drug-and-vaccine-testing " Lack Of Patients Hampers Ebola Drug And Vaccine Testing"
  6. Pete Pollard

    Astronomy Anarchy

    Good stuff all the same.
  7. Pete Pollard

    PLEASE SAY A PRAYER FOR RAINMAKER'S CREW

    Thy sea, O God, so great, My boat so small. It cannot be that any happy fate Will me befall Save as Thy goodness opens paths for me hrough the consuming vastness of the sea. Thy winds, O God, so strong, So slight my sail. How could I curb and bit them on the long And saltry trail, Unless Thy love were mightier than the wrath Of all the tempests that beset my path? Thy world, O God, so fierce, And I so frail. Yet, though its arrows threaten oft to pierce My fragile mail, Cities of refuge rise where dangers cease, Sweet silences abound, and all is peace. ~Winfred Ernest Garrison
  8. Pete Pollard

    Astronomy Anarchy

    http://www.cnet.com/news/mysterious-nebula-revealed-in-new-image-mouth-of-the-beast/
  9. Pete Pollard

    Anyone Contract Ebola Today (August 10)?

    "Ebola Cases Plummet In West Africa, As Endgame Begins" http://www.npr.org/blogs/goatsandsoda/2015/01/29/382392773/ebola-cases-plummet-in-west-africa-as-endgame-begins
  10. Pete Pollard

    Astronomy Anarchy

    WE’RE ABOUT TO VISIT A TINY PLANET IN THE ASTEROID BELT FOR THE FIRST TIME http://www.popsci.com/nasa-dawn-mission-to-visit-ceres-planet-in-the-asteroid-belt https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Dwarf
  11. Pete Pollard

    Weta anarchy

    Dude, welcome aboard. I will not extend the traditional greeting, which is: "fuck off and show me your wife's tits." But rest assured some one will so be prepared.
  12. Pete Pollard

    Weta anarchy

    Nor I! Worse I'm afraid we'll stumble into another shit storm with such comparisons. The weta is a very nice niche boat, as such it fulfills a variety of needs and desires. High performance ain't one of them! I've overnighted on the Weta, something I never did with any of my cats, and plan some longer excursion type events. Imo the weta's strong points are: ease of operation, particularly rigging and recovery stability affordable price good all round performance good load carrying capacity for the single hander very small foot print for storing and traveling.
  13. Pete Pollard

    Anyone Contract Ebola Today (August 10)?

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/goatsandsoda/2015/01/15/377235139/prediction-all-predictions-about-ebola-are-unpredictable "Prediction: All Predictions About Ebola Are Unpredictable"
  14. Pete Pollard

    Astronomy Anarchy

    26f is cold!
  15. Pete Pollard

    Astronomy Anarchy

    Happy New Year MS. http://images.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search;_ylt=AwrTccDY_qtU7GkA7CoPxQt.;_ylu=X3oDMTBsOXB2YTRjBHNlYwNzYwRjb2xvA2dxMQR2dGlkAw--?_adv_prop=image&fr=yhs-avg-fh_lsonsw&va=NASA+photo+pillars+of+creation&hspart=avg&hsimp=yhs-fh_lsonsw