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Forum: Current and Historical Affairs Today, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By TCD
This is interesting. I do not see anything wrong...

This is interesting. I do not see anything wrong with that stone staircase. Remember, there are many features in the woods, that are not on the trail, and retain 100% of their natural appeal. ...
Forum: Environmental Issues Today, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By TCD
You are right that the Thorium cycle is way...

You are right that the Thorium cycle is way behind the Uranium cycle in technological development. Thorium was abandoned by the US Government during the cold war because it could not be used to make...
Forum: Environmental Issues Yesterday, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By TCD
That's only because they are depicted as...

That's only because they are depicted as crackpots by the powers that be, that support the status quo.

The Thorium cycle was demonstrated successfully in the 1940s by the US Government. It was...
Forum: Environmental Issues Yesterday, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By TCD
"...we need to change the grid power or it's all...

"...we need to change the grid power or it's all for naught."

Yes.

Now: Fracking Natural Gas. (Next 100 years.)

Next: Thorium Nuclear. (Next 1000 years.)

Eventually: Solar Photovoltaic...
Forum: Environmental Issues Yesterday, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By TCD
You might be able to, if you have exactly the...

You might be able to, if you have exactly the right location.

You need a south facing location with deep soil, and an all-year running stream. Such locations are hard to find!

Then you can...
Forum: Current and Historical Affairs Yesterday, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By TCD
Lots of good thinking here. Ski Trails and...

Lots of good thinking here.

Ski Trails and Bike Trails are definitely different animals, and specific to the equipment.

But I think the article was trying to be about hiking trails.

A key...
Forum: Current and Historical Affairs Yesterday, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By TCD
Good basic information, but not at all new. (And...

Good basic information, but not at all new. (And despite a brief mention, the discussion undervalues using solid rocky areas, and infrastructure such as man-made stairs. The "prescription" of LONG,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-24-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By TCD
"My guess is we're actually reaching our...

"My guess is we're actually reaching our saturation point of public land - I doubt we'll go over 50/50 public private."

It's hard to get accurate numbers; everyone wants to play with the numbers...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-24-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By TCD
Montcalm, to the point of your original post, I...

Montcalm, to the point of your original post, I think a well thought out system such as you describe would make a lot of sense. Actually thinking about ecological value, recreational value, and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-24-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By TCD
Glad you figured out the mystery! It's...

Glad you figured out the mystery!

It's actually a known phenomenon to be affected by PI as a result of burning it. (I didn't know from the OP that a campfire had been part of the day.)

My...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-23-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By TCD
I know; of course I agree! It's state land (OUR...

I know; of course I agree! It's state land (OUR land) and we should be allowed to use it.

But I enjoy teasing that concept, in the face of the armies of hypocrites who demand "wilderness, except...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-23-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By TCD
Very good discussion. Much of our so-called...

Very good discussion.

Much of our so-called "Wilderness" is ridiculous. Areas are declared "Wilderness" based on political harangues from various advocacy groups, who recruit kids to show up in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-22-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By TCD
Was your dog with you? A friend who is sensitive...

Was your dog with you? A friend who is sensitive to poison ivy has gotten it several times by transfer from the dog. Dog can have the oil on fur, transfer to car seat, backpack, etc., it can show...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-17-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 23,425
Posted By TCD
Wow, DS. What in the world are you doing in...

Wow, DS. What in the world are you doing in there? That's a pretty obscure location.

I have some plans of my own to go look for climbing cliffs in that general area. But I didn't think anyone...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-09-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By TCD
Quick Guess: view of Lake Mohonk from Skytop.

Quick Guess: view of Lake Mohonk from Skytop.
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 08-25-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By TCD
I don't like Safari much, either. A friend runs...

I don't like Safari much, either. A friend runs Safari on his home PC, and I have used it while visiting him. Lots of things don't work very well.

Glad you fixed the problem, Justin! (I did...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 08-24-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By TCD
"Using an iPhone" Lesson.

"Using an iPhone"

Lesson.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-07-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,357
Posted By TCD
I just tried it again on your recommendation. It...

I just tried it again on your recommendation. It comes up as having an expired security certificate. I can open it in an "incognito window" but the antivirus program still says it's "unsafe."

So...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-06-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,357
Posted By TCD
Well it was great while it was up, but I guess...

Well it was great while it was up, but I guess it's gone. I know it's a lot of work to maintain a site. Thanks for the great site!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-14-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,220
Posted By TCD
A post from our sister forum has some insight: ...

A post from our sister forum has some insight:
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