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Campfire conversations

As we all sat around the campfire during the latest Surly ride/retreat Skip kept us entertained playing guitar throughout the night. Mr. Bloggins, every now and then, would throw down on the harmonica between beers. This is what it looked like into the wee hours that night.


As you can see, we got totally carried away.


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About Backwoods Off

Bob is at heart a nice guy, a fact he tries hard to dispel by riding a Harley (and dressing like it), and by hunting deer, turkey, and others of God’s magnificent creatures, which he then eats because that is how you do that. He enforces Surly’s use of social media, which is not as funny as it may sound since many people in this group truly hate the very idea of social media.

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