Rick Holly
I'm thinking about taking tap dance lessons. Would you think I would be labeled a sissy? I would love to tap dance to the song, "I'm Singing in the Rain".
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Steve Stanfill
Not at all.  I just hope your legs are up to it.  That is a huge amount of exercise.  If you have knee, ankle, or foot problems, this isn't an activity for you.  I'm not an expert, and I didn't play one on TV, but ask any Mom of a kid taking tap and get the facts.  OR  rent River Dance and watch it 40 times in a row.  OR see if the live version is still playing in Vegas and go see it.  Drop by the house and see me while you are there [smile]
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AZ1 Leo Shults, AIMD 1983
The wife and I have often talked about ballroom dance lessons.

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uva7
wife and i all most killed each other ball room dancing...... id say go for it.......   who cares what other people think.....   i think its cool
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Keith Brownmiller
If you want, go for it! Just be prepared to show us some of your new found skills at reunion!
The Gunny
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Charles R. Petrach
Would like to do ballroom lessons but none in the area.
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uva7
well, did you start class yet?
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Charles R. Petrach
If it's on your bucket list I say go for it.
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Steve Stanfill
Are ya gonna tiptoe through the tulips too?
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Rick Holly
I don't know if I will do it our not. My body hurts everywhere. I played football in college and it took a toll on my body.
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Steve Stanfill
HAHA Yeah, I know the feeling.  My knees are killing me from so many years on ships.  My back and shoulders are a mess from a motorcycle accident I was able to slowly walk away from. 

Added to that, we are all getting old has dirt and that does aggravate things  [smile]

If I can make it to the bathroom without peeing on the bedroom floor in the morning, I feel like I'm Superman! [smile]
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uva7
"If I can make it to the bathroom without peeing on the bedroom floor in the morning, I feel like I'm Superman! [smile]"

hahahahahahahaah steve your killing me !!
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Rick Holly
After I reach my goal of swimming 1,000 miles, I am thinking about climbing Pike's Peak. It's 13 miles up. I have read people get headaches the higher they climb. I don't know if I can do it. My body hurts from football, but I am dumb enough to think about doing it. As of this post, I have logged 880 miles swimming. So, I need to start testing myself walking on an incline treadmill.
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uva7
rick, the headaches come from altitude sickness.   we traveled up to the grand tetons. i forget the altitude, but i can tell you is we had headaches and being a emt, (former) i still carry a pulse ox, and could comfirm our o2 intake has greatly diminished.   a lot of people travel or colorado and high altitude locations for vacation , alot of them report getting sick,  and blame drinking , bad food etc..    most likely cause is lack of oxygen..  
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AZ1 Leo Shults, AIMD 1983
Well, being born, raised and living in Colorado, I can tell you there is a difference in O2.  I can have 3 or 4 beers here and start to feel it, but at sea level, it takes close to a case of beer.

I've seen people sick at the top of Pikes Peak, but, it's not the highest here.  There are 53 above 14,000 ft.  Pikes Peak is number 30 at 14,114 ft, Mt. Elbert tops the list at 14,440 ft.
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Rick Holly
AZ1 Leo Shults, AIMD 1983 wrote:
Well, being born, raised and living in Colorado, I can tell you there is a difference in O2.  I can have 3 or 4 beers here and start to feel it, but at sea level, it takes close to a case of beer.

I've seen people sick at the top of Pikes Peak, but, it's not the highest here.  There are 53 above 14,000 ft.  Pikes Peak is number 30 at 14,114 ft, Mt. Elbert tops the list at 14,440 ft.

That is great information. I would like to try it, but that's a few bucks just getting there to hike/climb it. Have you climbed it?
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Steve Stanfill
I'll sit here and hold your beer, Rick  [smile]  Climb, my friend, climb!
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Charles R. Petrach
Steve if your holding his beer who is watching yours, because I am very stealth and yours could be empty.
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uva7
why not just skip the hike and have the beers?
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AZ1 Leo Shults, AIMD 1983
Rick Holly wrote:

That is great information. I would like to try it, but that's a few bucks just getting there to hike/climb it. Have you climbed it?


Sh!t no, I take the cog wheel train.
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Steve Stanfill
uva7@yahoo.com wrote:
why not just skip the hike and have the beers?


Now there is an idea I can go along with!!! [smile]
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Steve Stanfill
Charles R. Petrach wrote:
Steve if your holding his beer who is watching yours, because I am very stealth and yours could be empty.


Ok, as long as you make the next beer run!!
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