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Cali-to-Death Valley

Favorite team:LSU 
Location:SF Bay Area
Biography:LSU
Interests:LSU FOOTBALL
Occupation:I work for GOD
Number of Posts:474
Registered on:12/16/2004
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re: One of Steve McQueen's "Bullitt" mustangs found in a Mexican junkyard. - Cali-to-Death Valley
I grew up about a mile from Guadalupe Canyon Road where they filmed the final part of the chase scene, including where the guy dumped the motorcycle and the crash into the gas station. The Sheriff's Office had set up an area for people to watch the chase go by. In the movie, the chase instantly ...
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re: Who ducked and covered? - Cali-to-Death Valley
We did duck and cover drills. During those few weeks of the Cuban Missle crisis, it seemed like we did them daily. All the desks had to be aligned parallel to the windows. In reality, there was way more chance of dying when a bunch of 1st and 2nd graders struggled to turn their desks over on their s...
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re: What's your favorite whiskey? - Cali-to-Death Valley
Right now it's Black Saddle...
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re: For those people interested in my sea serpent sighting and video - Cali-to-Death Valley
What park of the Bay is that? Is that Richardson Bay looking towards Belvedere? Strange that I was born, raised and still live in the Bay Area, I'm 60 and I haven't heard squat about sea serpents in the SF or San Pablo Bay....
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re: Best Bourbon You've Had? - Cali-to-Death Valley
Right now for me, it is Black Saddle. ...
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re: Best marinara sauce recipe - Cali-to-Death Valley
Was visiting my cousins this summer in Quartieri Spagnola-Napoli. This is how they made their marinara: -peeled and crushed about a dozen San Marzano tomatoes -Rough cut one yellow onion -sliced paper thin 3 cloves of garlic -about a 1/4 teaspoon of this red chili paste from a tube (Haven't fo...
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re: Where would you rank New Orleans for dining in the U.S.? - Cali-to-Death Valley
For me its 1-San Francisco* 2-New Orleans* 3a-New York 3b-Seattle Depending on how I'm feeling San Francisco and New Orleans often switch positions....
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re: The FBI ran a child porn site to catch predators, and now the accused are crying - Cali-to-Death Valley
[quote]Law enforcement is victimizing kids to catch people that want to victimize kids in the exact same way.[/quote] This!!! One of the few things in life I actually have an expertise on is working these type of cases. I did so for 13 years before I retired almost 5 years ago. Right off the ...
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re: Funniest Sign You've Personally Seen at Sporting Event - Cali-to-Death Valley
Was watching an Atlanta Braves-Giants game on TV (being played in Atlanta) in 1985. There was a guy behind home plate with a sign that read "Go Braves and take the Falcons with you"...
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re: What are the best breed of dogs to get? - Cali-to-Death Valley
Had German Shepherds-1 working, 1 not. Thought they were the only breed for me. When the last one passed we went dogless for a while until 2 years ago when we inherited my son's Plott Hound when he went off to college. Love the dog. Loyal, obedient, really even tempered. Loves people. But...He i...
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re: Spin-off: Anyone here into Melaleuca? - Cali-to-Death Valley
[quote]The wife bought into it. The products are good and reasonable priced so we have kept it. It is a hassle to keep up with it so we probably will eventually cancel.[/quote] The same here. SShe began buying it from a friend. Their cleaning products work pretty well. I have R/R M.S. and I'm...
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re: Apollo 8 assembly, NASA is incredible - Cali-to-Death Valley
[quote]I was in late elementary school when the Mercury program started. The Space Race years were an incredible time to be alive. Every space mission was cover 24/7 on tv. There was such a feeling of national pride[/quote] Oyster, you are so right. Something tells me we are about the same age. O...
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re: Your Favorite Red Wines Under $25? - Cali-to-Death Valley
Lisabella Montepulciano di Abruzzo. Was visiting our friends in Abruzzo, the wife is a well-renowned sommelier in Italy. She turned us on to this wine. It drinks like a Brunello, minus the price. You can find it here in the states at Bevmo for $12....
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re: Who is the oldest poster on TD? - Cali-to-Death Valley
I'm a youngster, 59 be 60 in June....
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re: A family member with dementia and telling them they can't drive - Cali-to-Death Valley
My prayers go out to you. My mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's five years ago. The very first thing the doctor did was send a notification to the DMV to revoke her license. It was extremely difficult for about the first year trying to deal with her wanting to drive. After the first year, it ...
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re: FBI raids Hammond Police, local sheriff's office Thursday - Cali-to-Death Valley
Our county went through something like this about 25 years ago when there was a "break in" at our NTF headquarters and roughly 26 keys of seized cocaine went missing. Only thing crazier was a couple of weeks later there was another break in and, snap, all the cocaine was back.....Turned out the two ...
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re: Pork Belly in Jambalaya - Cali-to-Death Valley
Thanks for the info. Pork belly back into the freezer. Gonna go bu the Pork Butt....
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