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Re: Arnold's La Grande Adventure

From: Jim Mortellaro <Jsmortell@aol.com>
Date: Sun, 4 Apr 1999 15:29:28 EDT
Fwd Date: Mon, 05 Apr 1999 09:06:42 -0400
Subject: Re: Arnold's La Grande Adventure


>From: GT McCoy <gtmccoy@harborside.com>
>To: <updates@globalserve.net>
>Subject: Arnold's La Grande Adventure
>Date: Sat, 3 Apr 1999 22:41:22 -0800

>First I want to apolo... no I won't apologize for someone else.
>Oregonians have had a live and let live attitude for years.Just
>don't move here to stay.<g> Our British friends, sceptical
>though they may be, are also right to ask questions. Using the
>Queen's English too...

>Arnold's description of a flock of whatever caused me to think
>of a possible explination of the phemon. over the Grande Ronde
>Valley-the name of the valley in which La - Grande sits. As I
>sit through a nasty hailstorm and just knowing my Tulips are
>getting zorched, I have to tell all of you I learned to fly
>there, born and raised there, hunted ducks, and deer
>there-though I don't do that any more. La Grande is on a major
>Flyway for migratory fowl Swans to Eagles Hawks to Buzzards,
>they all traverse the area. Sandhill Cranes, Large and
>Flamingo-like coud even be ruddy/coppery under certian
>conditions, I also wonder if Arnold didn't take into account the
>relative speed of the "flock".

>I have seen flocks from the air (been in the middle of a _large_
>flock of Geese) Quite a surprise, too also, they were gone in a
>flash-because of realtive speed, the rate at which you are
>converging then traveling away from each other. I am not
>questioning Arnold's sightings at La Grande, possibly be that he
>was a little "spooked" by the sighting over Mt. Rainier. We'll
>never know. I am not a Sceptic, but things do have a reasonable
>explination sometimes.

We still maintain that it was swamp gas. Gripple Works had an
early fresh wine research station in that area. You shoulda'
seen the stench wafting up into the atmosphere, then congealing
into little saucer-like thingies and flitting away like scared
wabbits. Shhhhh! Don't tell any of the researchers about this,
we don't wanna spoil their holiday.

Gesundt

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