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Interesting thing about heights....

July 10, 2018 10:09AM
my fear of heights is overcome by the love I have for heights. And yes, I know, that makes little sense.

Yet... I cannot stand on the edge of a cliff. Bailing out of a plane, yes. Standing at the edge of a precipice for a bungy jump, yes (although with some anxiety)... but just walking up to the edge of a cliff... a straight down cliff of some height? Not a chance.

You know the mountain Half Dome in Yosemite? I have climbed it several times. The edge is literally straight down for 4000'.... far steeper than the Grand Canyon, for example. To look over the edge I must lie prone on the top some 10' away from the edge, minimum, and then low crawl to the edge and even then I'm lucky to get ONE eyeball over the edge to peer down. When I have done this other's simply stroll up the edge at full speed stopping with their toes hanging over. It makes me want to beat the living @#$# out of them. - JamesJM
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  FINALLY going parasailing this week!

Ramgator131July 08, 2018 04:43PM

  Done it once..

sstrams41July 09, 2018 03:08AM

  LOL My Wife reads me like a book.

Ramgator58July 09, 2018 03:20AM

  I did a parachute jump out by the Space Center

RamUK78July 09, 2018 09:42AM

  Never did it...

JamesJM47July 09, 2018 02:42PM

  Holy crap Jimmy

RamUK32July 10, 2018 07:51AM

  A funny storry about Fokker's

RamUK33July 10, 2018 07:59AM

  LOL

IowaRam36July 10, 2018 08:05AM

  Flipping hilarious. LOL (nm)

JamesJM49July 10, 2018 08:12AM

  they have it in Maui

ferragamo7953July 09, 2018 07:14PM

  Have never done either

IowaRam55July 10, 2018 08:00AM

  Just reading this thread is making my knees feel a little weak...

RAMbler54July 10, 2018 10:01AM

  Interesting thing about heights....

JamesJM61July 10, 2018 10:09AM

  Another funny story

RamUK34July 10, 2018 10:54AM

  Had to be Tioga Pass, right?

JamesJM35July 10, 2018 12:27PM

  No, it was a different time Jimmy

RamUK32July 10, 2018 02:07PM

  re. our old friend Bradley

21Dog38July 11, 2018 08:33AM

  You'd love the Virtual Reality course.. Attachments

sstrams33July 10, 2018 11:01AM

  You reminded me of a story... (of course)...

JamesJM69July 10, 2018 12:42PM

  I want to do that!

RamUK66July 10, 2018 02:11PM

  Its pretty freakin' cool, UK...

sstrams35July 10, 2018 02:29PM

  I'm on it!

RamUK57July 10, 2018 02:33PM

  Hey I'll hook ya up..

sstrams51July 10, 2018 02:36PM

  Bummer I'm on a Mac

RamUK44July 10, 2018 02:52PM

  Yes, it will work...

JamesJM45July 10, 2018 03:01PM

  I meant to say

RamUK99July 10, 2018 03:07PM

  Yeah, if yours is newer..

sstrams32July 11, 2018 04:02AM

  Well, am referring to the..

sstrams49July 11, 2018 04:00AM

  Funny thing about Thunderbolt...

JamesJM48July 11, 2018 07:29AM

  I like the thought of SSD drives..

sstrams38July 11, 2018 07:56AM

  Did it yesterday! It was a LOT of fun!

Ramgator42July 11, 2018 03:51AM

  Did the rough seas..

sstrams38July 11, 2018 04:03AM