GDG- Red River and ISusquehanna River

John Lawrence jlawrence at kc.rr.com
Wed Jan 25 18:21:18 CST 2012


Actually, there is a tidal bore in Montcon, NB where a tidal bore off the Bay of  Fundy actually does cause the river to run backwards.
We saw it about twelve years ago.

Regards,
Jack

CWMHTours at aol.com wrote:

>Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>George-
> 
>My Esteemed Friend-
> 
>I think you and Jack are fun to watch.
> 
>And did you know that his rivers flow backwards?
> 
>I think that'ws way cool.
> 
>A  Loyal Neo-Anti Unionist,
>Peter  
>
> 
>In a message dated 1/25/2012 2:08:42 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
>georgeconnell at me.com writes:
>
>Esteemed  GDG Member Contributes:
>Jack drives me nuts, but in a good  way!
>
>Regards,
>
>George
>
>On Jan 25, 2012, at 12:31 PM, Jeff  Burk <jlb4tlb at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>> Esteemed GDG Member  Contributes:
>> right you are you are George,  Its real sad when you  show a person a map 
>proving your point and still said person doesn't give  up.  
>>  
>>  
>> 
>>   Namaste
>>  
>> Jeff Burk
>> 
>> 
>>>  ________________________________
>>> From: George Connell  <georgeconnell at me.com>
>>> To: GDG <gettysburg at arthes.com>  
>>> Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 9:20 AM
>>> Subject:  Re: GDG- Red River and ISusquehanna River
>>> 
>>> Esteemed  GDG Member Contributes:
>>> This may be the silliest conversation yet  in this esteemed group, but I 
>have to say Jack is a fighter. The words "I am  wrong" will never pass his 
>lips. We should all just give up now!
>>>  
>>> Regards,
>>> 
>>> George
>>> 
>>>  On Jan 25, 2012, at 12:34 AM, John Lawrence <jlawrence at kc.rr.com>  
>wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Esteemed GDG Member  Contributes:
>>>> And it goes east
>>>> 
>>>>  Am I.  The only one who sees the irony in defending Bobby Lee by 
>defining  the course of the Susquehanna?
>>>> Regards,
>>>>  Jack
>>>> 
>>>> Jeff Burk <jlb4tlb at yahoo.com>  wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Esteemed GDG Member  Contributes:
>>>>> You can always find a bend in a river to  prove what you say.  But you 
>are wrong.  Here is a map showing the  path of the river please show me a 
>e-w flow below  Harrisburg.
>>>>>   
>>>>>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Susq.png
>>>>>  
>>>>>   Namaste
>>>>>    
>>>>> Jeff Burk
>>>>> 
>>>>>  
>>>>>>  ________________________________
>>>>>> From: Jack Lawrence  <jlawrence at kc.rr.com>
>>>>>> To: GDG  <gettysburg at arthes.com> 
>>>>>> Sent: Wednesday,  January 25, 2012 12:10 AM
>>>>>> Subject: GDG- Red River and  ISusquehanna River
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Esteemed  GDG Member Contributes:
>>>>>> I was in Fargo a few years ago  in a small building that had only one 
>conference room.
>>>>>>  So when one side had to present their case the other side had to go 
>out back  and sit at a picknik table.
>>>>>> It wasn't bad. We are  sitting in July on the banks of the Red River 
>(obviously not the  Texas/Oklahoma one) watching the folks swim on the 
>Minnesota side. At that  point, the Red River flows south to north as it is in 
>the Hudson Bay watershed  (as are the Tetons). It turned out to be a pleasant 
>afternoon. The point is  that the locals (as all of we locals are want when 
>out of towners are around)  were more than happy to talk about the locale.
>>>>>> They  pointed out, (even the bad guys) that the Red River was the 
>only south to  north river in the country.
>>>>>> I pointed out that the  Tennesse River flows north to south from 
>Nashville along Waldens Ridge to  Chattanooga, where it flows east to west to 
>below Memphis until it flows NORTH  to the Mississippi. So, I said, the 
>Tennesee flows NORTH  also.
>>>>>> No, they said. A rivers course is determined by  the direction of the 
>flow from the headwaters to where it empties. The  Tennesee river flows 
>east to west.
>>>>>> A couple of years  later I ran into a geographer on another issue who 
>told me they were  correct.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> So the Susquehanna  flows east to west.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>  Harrisburg may be east of the river, but it is on the north  bank.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> And when I drive from  Gettysburg to pick up a game at the 
>Meadowlands, I go north, and somewhere in  there I cross the river before I head east.
>>>>>> This is  not to patronize anyone.
>>>>>> Now that we have cleared that  up, Bill, what do you think Lee was 
>going to do with those two shot up corp up  north, could and tired and all 
>alone? Still 500 miles away from  home?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>  regards,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>  jack
>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "William  Richardson" 
><general.jackson at yahoo.com>
>>>>>> To:  "GDG" <gettysburg at arthes.com>
>>>>>> Sent: Tuesday,  January 24, 2012 10:36 PM
>>>>>> Subject: Re: GDG-  ISusquehanna River
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>  
>>>>>>> Esteemed GDG Member  Contributes:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>  
>>>>>>> From: Jeff Burk  <jlb4tlb at yahoo.com>
>>>>>>> To: GDG  <gettysburg at arthes.com>
>>>>>>> Sent: Tuesday,  January 24, 2012 10:33 PM
>>>>>>> Subject: Re: GDG-  ISusquehanna River
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>  Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>>>>>>> Jack, you are  holding the map sideways, the Sus, flows almost flat 
>out  N-S
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>  
>>>>>>> Namaste
>>>>>>>  
>>>>>>> Jeff Burk
>>>>>>>  
>>>>>>>  
>------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>----------------------------------------
>>>>>>>  
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> No, now leave Jack  alone he is as RIGHT about this as he is with 
>everything else. Surely ole Jack  can't be wrong. :)
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>  Respectfully,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> William  Richardson
>>>>>>> Mount Gilead, North  Carolina
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>  
>>>>>>> Pro-Excuser: People who can’t understand how The  Confederate States 
>Of America, out-manned, and under supplied, could kick  their butts for 
>four long years. Who resort to all kinds of finger pointing  and avenues of 
>denial.
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