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  •  up as well as sideways. & insularity derives from (0+ / 0-)

    blocked vision , I'll bet , and insular people probably like to be surrounded by mountains. I do.
    Botanical diversity extreme in Southern
    Appalachians , as you doubtless know.

    •  did wilderness survival training in the hills (1+ / 0-)
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      Abra Crabcakeya

      nothing too drastic...just enough to get the merit badge lol.

      It's amazing (1) how much a person can eat off the land and (2) how many seemly things will kill you or make you wish they'd had.

      Watch out for the giant ground sloths.

      by cskendrick on Sat May 24, 2008 at 07:30:05 AM PDT

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