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Dr. Doug's Mental Health Clinic

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Offline homerboy2u

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Re: Dr. Doug's Mental Health Clinic
« Reply #15 on: October 06, 2009, 11:03:07 PM »
Nice Scope,Professor...everytime you post a picture of that device i always say: Darn!!, if it could only hook up a camera,what shots we would have here. :eusa_clap:

 One thing that has to be a trademark of Terlingua, has to be it's people. And yes, as Musey posted it, a welcome place for misfits.Some how.it all fits in...

 FartyMarty...tell me when i get  :offtopic:
 
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Re: Dr. Doug's Mental Health Clinic
« Reply #16 on: October 07, 2009, 12:24:55 AM »
Yeah, right.  Nice rig . . . more like, WOW!

What are your favorable stellar objects that you have seen while in Big Bend?

Al

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Re: Dr. Doug's Mental Health Clinic
« Reply #17 on: October 07, 2009, 07:31:19 AM »
Yeah, right.  Nice rig . . . more like, WOW!

Ehhh...just something I threw together.  :eusa_whistle: I built the bigger scope.

What are your favorable stellar objects that you have seen while in Big Bend?

Al

This time of the year, Orion has a lot of good things to look at, especially the Orion nebula. In the spring, it always blows me away to look at Omega Centauri. Any time of the year it's challenging to hunt down little faint galaxies at the limit of observability. Sometimes not much to look at but then you consider how far away some of them are and it's incredible that the light has been travelling for billions of years and finally reaches my eye to be seen. Makes me feel like a little tiny pin prick in the universe.
  Bill

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Re: Dr. Doug's Mental Health Clinic
« Reply #18 on: October 07, 2009, 08:40:52 AM »
Yeah, right.  Nice rig . . . more like, WOW!

Ehhh...just something I threw together.  :eusa_whistle: I built the bigger scope.

What are your favorable stellar objects that you have seen while in Big Bend?

Al

This time of the year, Orion has a lot of good things to look at, especially the Orion nebula. In the spring, it always blows me away to look at Omega Centauri. Any time of the year it's challenging to hunt down little faint galaxies at the limit of observability. Sometimes not much to look at but then you consider how far away some of them are and it's incredible that the light has been travelling for billions of years and finally reaches my eye to be seen. Makes me feel like a little tiny pin prick in the universe.
  Bill



heh heh....heh heh

you said little tiny pin prick  :icon_lol:

and now folks, we are officially way off topic!  :eusa_dance:

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Re: Dr. Doug's Mental Health Clinic
« Reply #19 on: October 07, 2009, 01:57:17 PM »
that's the guy who uttered the famous line to me, "Moon's out.....stupid Moon."

As an amateur astronomer who likes to look at very, very faint galaxies, I concur with Dr. Doug's sentiment!  :eusa_clap: I even plan my trips to BB around new moon so it will be as dark as possible.
  Bill


Yeah, but this was at 2 o'clock in the afternoon!
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« Reply #20 on: October 07, 2009, 03:23:25 PM »
It's really kind of amazing. Go to your local Salvation Army and you can find hundreds of crazy old drunks like this guy and no one cares.  But, you take just one of them and put him in Terlingua and he's suddenly "unique."

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« Reply #21 on: October 07, 2009, 03:43:13 PM »
It's really kind of amazing. Go to your local Salvation Army and you can find hundreds of crazy old drunks like this guy and no one cares.  But, you take just one of them and put him in Terlingua and he's suddenly "unique."

It's like real estate: location, location, location.  He may just be crazy like a fox.

Al

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Re: Dr. Doug's Mental Health Clinic
« Reply #22 on: October 07, 2009, 03:46:48 PM »
It's really kind of amazing. Go to your local Salvation Army and you can find hundreds of crazy old drunks like this guy and no one cares.  But, you take just one of them and put him in Terlingua and he's suddenly "unique."
Sounds to me like someone's jealous.... :evil:

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Re: Dr. Doug's Mental Health Clinic
« Reply #23 on: October 07, 2009, 04:46:46 PM »
It's really kind of amazing. Go to your local Salvation Army and you can find hundreds of crazy old drunks like this guy and no one cares.  But, you take just one of them and put him in Terlingua and he's suddenly "unique."
Sounds to me like someone's jealous.... :evil:

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Re: Dr. Doug's Mental Health Clinic
« Reply #24 on: October 08, 2009, 06:21:24 PM »
Ay Chi,
Be very, very happy. And take your medicine if it helps.
Carved upon my stone: my body lie but still I ROAM

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« Reply #25 on: October 08, 2009, 07:08:09 PM »
Ay Chi,
Be very, very happy. And take your medicine if it helps.

As we speak I am dosing myself with Negra Modelo and listening to Yankee Hotel Foxtrot in an effort to prepare myself for the nights entertainment.  I feel pretty happy.  Not as happy as the whacked out chick, but pretty happy.

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Re: Dr. Doug's Mental Health Clinic
« Reply #26 on: October 08, 2009, 07:51:33 PM »
Ay Chi,
Be very, very happy. And take your medicine if it helps.

As we speak I am dosing myself with Negra Modelo and listening to Yankee Hotel Foxtrot in an effort to prepare myself for the nights entertainment.  I feel pretty happy.  Not as happy as the whacked out chick, but pretty happy.

awesome.  I'm going to see them tomorrow.
WATER, It does a body good.

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Re: Dr. Doug's Mental Health Clinic
« Reply #27 on: October 08, 2009, 10:44:15 PM »
that's the guy who uttered the famous line to me, "Moon's out.....stupid Moon."

As an amateur astronomer who likes to look at very, very faint galaxies, I concur with Dr. Doug's sentiment!  :eusa_clap: I even plan my trips to BB around new moon so it will be as dark as possible.
  Bill


Yeah, but this was at 2 o'clock in the afternoon!

Ahhh...now I see.  :eusa_eh:
  Bill
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Re: Dr. Doug's Mental Health Clinic
« Reply #28 on: October 08, 2009, 10:55:40 PM »

heh heh....heh heh

you said little tiny pin prick  :icon_lol:

and now folks, we are officially way off topic!  :eusa_dance:

LOL!  :icon_lol: At least I didn't leave out "pin"...gives a whole 'nuther meaning if I do that!  :eusa_eh:
  Bill
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Re: Dr. Doug's Mental Health Clinic
« Reply #29 on: October 10, 2009, 03:29:19 PM »
About Cynta, she is quite a lady, though maybe a little uninhabited at times.  Cynta showed up in Terlingua somewhere around '96 to '98 and was a river guide for original Far Flung in the Ghostown.  Before long she had built one of the better and neater houses in the area.  No, not in the ghostown.   She had been a Debutant in NYC and is very well-educated.  Cynta has helped alot of folks in addition to the following:

Cynta and another lady started the Boquillas Quilt Project and raised lots of $, donations, and sold quilts in the BB for the folks of Boquillas after the "infamous" May 10th 2002 BP actions in the BB.  They would take lots of $ and other donations,(the long way) and to pick up the quilts of cottage industry of making quilts organized by Cynta, to Presidio, Ojinaja, San Carlos, (and then the roads really get bad) on to Boquillas many, many times.  Recently, US Customs has determined these efforts can't be continued.

Cynta also started and organizes the well-attended annual reunion each fall of folks who grew up or worked in Terlingua before the mines closed around 1948.  
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