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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    Enmanuel:

    I need a break from snow and cold, bring on the summer indecision

    The Crewe thinks you and RC would be happier down at our home at 5800', a world of springtime, the olde fashioned way!  It's correlated with elevation.

     

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    Meanwhile, Eric his Crewe and ours would be happy at any altitudeSmileySmiley


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    Listen, I'll wait at 5800' reading a book and getting all the food going indecision


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    Haha- 

    Shorts weather again, home with M. Aurelius, my favourite book, and his negative image F Scott.  I'd forgotten - having g read all of F Scott in 8th grade - how besotted he was, and how drunken his characters were thus.  Depressing now.

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    I’m not much of a Fitzgerald fan. Feel the same about Hemingway.👍


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    The purpose of life is to enjoy the moment.


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    nberry:

    I’m not much of a Fitzgerald fan. Feel the same about Hemingway.👍

    FSF is vastly superior to Hemingway; his sentences in Gatsby are magic.  Ernest is just badly over rated.

     

    I thought of RC and Enmanuel -- because of how they relish the Cold, Frozen North -- reading this:

    "Dark spruce forest frowned on either side the frozen waterway. The trees had been stripped by a recent wind of their white covering of frost, and they seemed to lean towards each other, black and ominous, in the fading light. A vast silence reigned over the land. The land itself was a desolation, lifeless, without movement, so lone and cold that the spirit of it was not even that of sadness. There was a hint in it of laughter, but of a laughter more terrible than any sadness - a laughter that was mirthless as the smile of the sphinx, a laughter cold as the frost and partaking of the grimness of infallibility. It was the masterful and incommunicable wisdom of eternity laughing at the futility of life and the effort of life. It was the Wild, the savage, frozen- hearted Northland Wild.

    But there WAS life, abroad in the land and defiant. Down the frozen waterway toiled a string of wolfish dogs. Their bristly fur was rimed with frost. Their breath froze in the air as it left their mouths, spouting forth in spumes of vapour that settled upon the hair of their bodies and formed into crystals of frost....."

    The Beginning of WHITE FANG, JACK LONDON 1906.


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    Beautiful. A work of art.


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    The purpose of life is to enjoy the moment.


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    I reread my Jack London collection at least once a year.  I enjoy reading Fitzgerald on occasion and for some reason remain partial to The Diamond as Big as the Ritz. 


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    What a beautiful prose. Very fitting for The Crewe 


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    RennTeam is the most intellectually interesting car forum in existence 


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    Mike

    918 Spyder + Taycan Turbo + Tesla Roadster 1.5 & Model S P100D AP2 + BMWs (Z8 + 3.0 CSi) + Bentley Arnage T


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    W8MM:

    RennTeam is the most intellectually interesting car forum in existence 

    + 1


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    Great writing is one of the most soul stirring, uplifting, spirit quenching human endeavours. wink Read today's arrival next:

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    For sailors of ocean racing yachts or seamen out there, nothing beats the powerful language of Conrad, hearkening me back racing the '72 Bermuda Race, one of the fiercest storms in history.  A taste near the start:

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    From 10" fresh here Monday to Springtime on Thursday!

    From Lab weather...

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    To RC weather!

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    I can smell the wet labs from here.  Are you familiar with this organization to help parents who homeschool with the elements of a classical education.  Whilst one does not have children in school, I’ve become an advocate for homeschooling given the dire state of public education in the States. https://www.circeinstitute.org/our-story


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    Yes, Circe is excellent, and the colleges they recommend.  The Communists succeeded in destroying most of the education system of Western Civilization.  

    Now that my alma maters - Cornell, The Johns Hopkins and Harvard Universities have all sunk down the sewer of Woke and Communism, you can't trust any Ivy classics department, in fact other than engineering and computer sciences, there's nothing of value left at the famous schools, even Stanford.

    One is better off now becoming an electrician and educating one's self by reading.


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    Of my three alma maters, the one I held the least hope for has become the most promising, the University of Chicago with the student lead The Chicago Thinker website. https://thechicagothinker.com/  The university even sent the CCP funded Confucius Institute packing a few years ago despite housing the Axelrod Institute on politics.  


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    Which?

    Certified Pre-Owned 2019 Ferrari 488 PISTA

    Certified Pre-Owned 2019 Ferrari 488 PISTA


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    I prefer Argento- refinish the wheels silver - but interior???yes


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    What about TDF?  Busy with Red Calipers and Red accents.

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    Option A indecision

    Watt is very close to starting a RT Book Club. 


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    I like the TDF.  Blue cars always faster indecision


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    Tim

    2008 Cayenne Turbo;  2006 911 Club Coupe;  2016 911 GTS Club Coupe;  2015 Macan S;  2019 Speedster;  2021 Roma
     


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    The first one, IMO.


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    The second one; silver.

     


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    Enmanuel:

    Option A indecision

    Watt is very close to starting a RT Book Club. 

    Haha-thanks!

    Kicking off my second childhood:

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    I do like the black one, the silver while a '20, is $40k more without the leather interior, easy to refinish those nasty black wheels.  We'll see, thanks guys.

    Whilst the road to our favourite jump off is blocked by fallen trees, and I'm not allowed to use a chainsaw at moment, but we hiked into view of the head wall over to Eric'skiss

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    The white stuff is getting a little light at 7500'.

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    watt:

     

    Whilst the road to our favourite jump off is blocked by fallen trees, and I'm not allowed to use a chainsaw at moment, but we hiked into view of the head wall over to Eric'skiss

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    All clear on my side of the ridge. Temperatures like in the mid of summer. Smiley


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    watt:

    Which?

    Certified Pre-Owned 2019 Ferrari 488 PISTA

    Certified Pre-Owned 2019 Ferrari 488 PISTA

    Why not go directly for the 296 ?   More nimble and even more precise 


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    Gnil:
     

    Why not go directly for the 296 ?   More nimble and even more precise 

    I think he has one on order too  Smiley


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II)

    FB0737EB-152D-40BA-B26F-86371A2015CE.jpegThough not leather bound, it's one of the classic books in living life from a philosopher/politician which is relevant today.

     


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