GDG- Gettysburg battlefield to install 'smart' parking-WTOP Mobile

Tom Barrett tbarrett21 at cox.net
Mon Jan 30 21:51:56 CST 2012


Sounds like a script concept for a new action flick:

"Snakes on a Bus!!!"

Regards,

TB

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From: gettysburg-bounces at arthes.com [mailto:gettysburg-bounces at arthes.com]
On Behalf Of Jack Lawrence
Sent: Monday, January 30, 2012 10:37 PM
To: GDG
Subject: Re: GDG- Gettysburg battlefield to install 'smart' parking-WTOP
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Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
Only if there are rattlesnakes on the bus.

Regards,

Jack
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Margaret D. Blough" <mdblough1 at comcast.net>
To: "GDG" <gettysburg at arthes.com>
Sent: Monday, January 30, 2012 9:17 PM
Subject: Re: GDG- Gettysburg battlefield to install 'smart' parking -WTOP 
Mobile


> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> Jack-
>
>
> You misunderstood my post. I not only did not say that Dennis had a phobia

> about walking; I said that I thought that his idea of a short or 
> reasonable walk might not be the average person's view with my intent 
> being that the average person would find it MUCH more daunting. I 
> wondered, instead, if he had a phobia about taking public transit.
>
>
> Regards,
>
>
> Margaret
>
>
> P.S. I wouldn't regard a fear of rattlesnakes as a phobia. A phobia is not

> just a fear; it's an extreme fear reaction that is out of proportion to 
> the objective danger, if any, of what or who is feared. Fear of creatures 
> who have the ability to kill you is not a phobia as long as the response 
> is proportionate to the danger. OTOH, in an encounter between you and a 
> rattlesnake, I'd bet on you.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jack Lawrence" <jlawrence at kc.rr.com>
> To: "GDG" <gettysburg at arthes.com>
> Sent: Monday, January 30, 2012 9:54:55 PM
> Subject: Re: GDG- Gettysburg battlefield to install 'smart' parking - WTOP

> Mobile
>
> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> Margatret,
>
> Phobia means fear.
>
> Having walked all over south central Colorado with Dennis, almost walking
> into a rattlesnake nest, I can vouch that he has no fear of walking.
>
> Tsk Tsk Margaret.
> Tsk Tsk.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jack
>
> Big ugly Satanic Rattlesnakes with 8 incch fangs and rattles that played 
> the
> funeral dirge.
>
>
> Ok. They were rattlesnakes though.
> It wasn't our fault they were asleep.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Margaret D. Blough" <mdblough1 at comcast.net>
> To: "GDG" <gettysburg at arthes.com>
> Sent: Monday, January 30, 2012 12:40 AM
> Subject: Re: GDG- Gettysburg battlefield to install 'smart' parking - WTOP
> Mobile
>
>
>> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>> Dennis-Have you seen anyone about this phobia regarding taking public
>> transit?<g>
>>
>>
>> I do far less walking than most people, but I am pretty sure that what 
>> you
>> regard as a reasonable walk is not anywhere near a majority view.
>>
>>
>> For me, rehabilitating a major element of the Union battle line and
>> completing the process of undoing a series of disastrous decisions that
>> disturbed what should have always been honored and protected as hallowed
>> ground. The regiments that left markers there certainly believed it would
>> be and would not have believed that their markers would have been moved 
>> to
>> create the modern equivalent of a livery stable. That's a priority for me
>> and a lot of other people and it's at the heart of the park's GMP.
>>
>>
>> That's my closing statement.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>>
>> Margaret
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Dennis Lawrence" <denlaw at gojade.org>
>> To: "GDG" <gettysburg at arthes.com>
>> Sent: Sunday, January 29, 2012 2:30:14 PM
>> Subject: Re: GDG- Gettysburg battlefield to install 'smart' parking - 
>> WTOP
>> Mobile
>>
>> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>> At 12:52 PM 1/29/2012, you wrote:
>>>No, I wasn't. Gen Pickett's Buffet is at the edge of the
>>>battlefield on Steinwehr. It's not in the middle of anything.
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> It is a lot closer than the outlet mall and I have walked there
>> many times from the VC and downtown.
>>
>> At any rate, they are going to tear those lots out, and they are
>> going to bus folks from the outlet mall. Having stated my reasons
>> against that, I retire from the field.
>>
>> At least I don't have to take a bus to do so.
>>
>> Take Care
>>
>> Dennis
>
>
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