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Monday, July 5, 2004

Dangerous River Swimming Briefing, Part II

A few of my workers and I were camped and fishing on the Euphrates River in Turkey. The Euphrates is dammed and probably three miles wide where we were camped. After this it’s damned again and then flows into Syria and then across into Iraq. The Tigris flows into Iraq and is also dammed so that if... Sign in to see full entry.

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Sunday, July 4, 2004

Dangerous River Swimming Briefings, Part 1

This article is going to be totally informative with no weak attempts at humor. Since I know that the popularity of river swimming in on the upswing I feel duty bound to explain some of the many dangers river swimmers face. Take, for instance, the East River in NYC. Although most people don't know... Sign in to see full entry.

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Sunday, June 27, 2004

This one is really about river swimming, promise!

This one is really about river swimming, promise! I lived in Turkey for about 7 years and swam in some neat rivers. By the way, Mark Twain hated Turkey and to quote him here would pretty much give you an idea of his feelings. (from Innocents Abroad). “I wish Europe would let Russia annihilate Turkey... Sign in to see full entry.

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Tuesday, June 15, 2004

I Almost got Around to tlking About River Swimmin This Time

OK, let’s get back to the river swimming. I like swimming but not for the normal reasons people do it. I had a doctor tell me once that swimming was great exercise and if I spent more time on it I would slim down. What a crock of BS. Walruses spend a great deal of their time swimming. When’s the... Sign in to see full entry.

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Sunday, June 13, 2004

River Swimmin

River Swimmin I grew up on the banks of the Missouri River, the mighty MO, the big muddy, the longest river in the United States and swimming in the river came natural. You had to be a little careful though or you’d find yourself in Saint Louie. That’s a fur piece from Nebraska. I swim in every... Sign in to see full entry.

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