[at-l] Holy salamandar, batman

Felix athiker at smithville.net
Wed Nov 22 20:09:57 CST 2006

I saw a spotted salamander yesterday. I can tell you one thing with no 
reservation: That spotted salamander did not like being out and 'about' at 20-
some degrees!!!  It was sunny, but very chilly, in that little pine grove just 
south of highway 41. He could barely raise his head to look at me as I poked 
him with a stick. 

Another thing...the oddest thing I did on this little hike (I think) was that 
I hiked for over 4 miles with my left boot untied. Not just loose...untied. 
Untied and dragging boot laces...for four miles. The right boot was untied, 
too...but, not for 4 miles. 

Another thing...it sure does get dark early...5 o'clock is pretty much dark 
dark. That gives about 8 hours of hiking light a day. That isn't 
much...considering that gives you 15+ hours of darkery a day. 

Do you think there'll be more? Do you?  

Felix J. McGillicuddy
ME-->GA '98
"Your Move"

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