[pct-l] Good uses for "Dead Hiker Husbands"
jodyinjc at yahoo.com
Mon May 30 20:11:41 CDT 2016
Sounds a bit like soylent green you are suggesting... or perhaps you have Donner blood in your veins ! Think I'll pass!!
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> On May 30, 2016, at 3:19 AM, Reinhold Metzger <reinholdmetzger at cox.net> wrote:
> A green burial with a tree planted over me sounds good.
> However, I believe Karen will just dispose of me in the vegetable garden,
> behind the house, and plant tomatoes on top of me.
> She likes tomatoes.
> How about "Cannibalism", would that not be even more environment friendly
> than a "Green Burial"?
> No graveyards, no energy consumption, no pollution and no wasted energy,
> everything will be put to good use.
> It also would reduce the slaughter of millions of innocent animals since a
> cannibalistic societies dependency on animal meat consumption would be
> Since it is "Memorial Day" weekend I am staying up late and doing a little
> Some folks say I do some of my best thinking when I am drinking.
> Seeeee,.... I do some good thinking when I am drinking.
> JMT Reinhold
> Melanie wrote:
> All joking aside, I think "Green Burials" are the way to go, especially for
> us hikers. I once considered cremation as it is better than millions of
> graveyards with 7 billion people. Pretty soon the whole earth will be
> nothing but graveyards. However, cremation requires a large quantity of
> fossil fuel and pollutes the air. In a green burial, people are wrapped
> only in a shroud and returned to the earth and they plant a tree over you
> instead of a tombstone. The earth needs more forests to buffer our carbon
> production so leaving behind a forest will be better for the planet long
> term and is a fitting end for a hiker.
> Diet Plan
> On Sun, May 29, 2016 at 12:10 PM, Jim & Jane Moody <moodyjj at comcast.net <http://mailman.backcountry.net/mailman/listinfo/pct-l>>
>> /I make lamps out of usual and unusual stuff, and my kids have threatened />/to embalm me and make me into a floor lamp. I think they were kidding. />//>/Mango />/............................... />/----- Original Message ----- />//>/From: "Reinhold Metzger" <reinholdmetzger at cox.net
> <http://mailman.backcountry.net/mailman/listinfo/pct-l>> />/To: "PCT" <pct-l at backcountry.net <http://mailman.backcountry.net/mailman/listinfo/pct-l>>, Hiker97 at aol.com <http://mailman.backcountry.net/mailman/listinfo/pct-l> />/Sent: Saturday, May 28, 2016 2:14:15 PM />/Subject: [pct-l] Good uses for "Dead Hiker Husbands" />//>/SWITCHBACK, />/Big Hummel is gone,...AsABat is gone,...and now Baltimore Jack is gone. />/They all were much younger than you and I. />/That made me realize, you and I, we are getting old. />/I mean you and I, we started hiking long before the current crop was born. />/My hiking career started in the USMC in 1964, where hiking is a way of />/life, />/not a recreation. />/I remember first climbing Mt. Whitney, after the USMC, way back in 1968 and />/have been hiking ever since. />//>/We are part of the "dying hard core breed".....an "endangered species". />//>//>/Did you ever wonder what will become of us after we pass away? />/Will they bury us, put flowers on our graves and mourn for decades to come, />/or will they rejoice and say good riddance? />/Will they erect a monument to us or engrave on our head stones....here lie />/Switchback and Reinhold....the last of the hard core breed, who tamed the />/wilderness, or will they put our bodies to a good use? />//>/For those women that can't let go and want to cling to the memories... />/10 GOOD USES FOR DEAD HIKER HUSBANDS. />//>//>/1. Good scratching post for the cat />/2. Handy chin-up bar />/3. Punching bag />/4. Bumper stop />/5. Neat Toilet paper roll holder />/6. Decorative gate post />/7. Car pool lane second passenger />/8. Good stiff diving board />/9. Garden scare crow />/10. Handy dandy kitchen towel rod />//>//>/JMT Reinhold />/Soon to be scratching post/
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