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Author Topic: Yard Sale Find  (Read 5431 times)
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« Reply #15 on: May 05, 2012, 07:40 PM »

Wow, that the exact list of stuff I found on the side of the road, a couple of years ago... I stopped on my way thru, and wanted to see what was behind that tree 50 ft off the road.

While walking back, I noticed the bag...My guess somebody left it on the roof of the car, and drove down the highway, when the car swerved to miss a squirrel and rabbit crossing the road, the bag was thrown into the brush.

I checked it out, and wrote down the contents, and took pictures of all the kites assembled with the setting sun
back-lighting the kite with both ocean and mountains in the background.

As I walked back towards the truck, a strange small man approached, and asked if I wanted some "Magic Beans"

I told this person that I would love to buy the beans, if only I had money..he suggested we trade for them, I said I only had this bag of kites, and he agreed to the transaction.

He explained that the beans would bring good luck to me and all my friends, so I guess it a good thing Steve and Marcela are friends of mine, so they could use the luck.

Excellent find........

Sorry, I just had a great day in Crescent City, with sun, wind, beach, ocean, and the Rouge Valley Wind Chasers


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« Reply #16 on: May 05, 2012, 08:58 PM »

Somebody had to say it.

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« Reply #17 on: May 05, 2012, 11:08 PM »


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« Reply #18 on: May 06, 2012, 06:43 AM »

I pissed a little last time I flew the rev 2 its soo fast & scary So I threw it out of my car .... ran back home and cried  so hard I vomited Cry My GF came and rubbed my back and told me I was a big boy for at least trying.

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