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  •  The Germans are legendary in the NPS. (1+ / 0-)
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    I joke about working at the Mount Whitney Ranger Station and having two blond-haired, incredibly fit hikers show up for a day-hike permit at 3:00 p.m.

    'Most people take about eight hours to reach the summit and about six to come back down again,' I explain.

    They look at each other, then one says, 'Yes, but ve are German.'

    'I understand,' I reply, handing them the permit. 'Have a great hike.'

    ;^)

    The real enemy of the good is not the perfect, but the mediocre.

    by Orange County Liberal on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 08:34:30 AM PDT

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