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  • Please WAIT! Then SCROLL DOWN for 'J.C.' with his kid brother, Mom and Dad.   [ Are you in this picture? ]
    'J.C.' with his kid brother, Mom and Dad.
    They come up from Orlando FL for a mountain visit, explore High Meadow and Rattlesnake, and swim the AuSable rapids. 'J.C.' makes some discoveries and tells 'the next kid' all about it. CLICK & GO!  (On this page.)   Guest Book Entry.  "To the next kid: are you having fun? I hope so. have you seen witeface mt.? you can see it from nearby if you hike the trail up to the Ridge camp."   More about their Fourpeaks visit.  (An Email Exchange.)   Visit 'The Cabin,' blue spruce, half-log building, a Screen House, . . .    Meet more Fourpeaks guests? CLICK HERE for Meet Our Guests! Home Page.
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    "J.C." 1998
    Handwritten Note. "J.C" [Age] 8 date 1998 July 31
    "J.C." with Jackie, kid brother and dog (2007)
    "J.C." 2007
    Guest Book Entry:
    [Handwritten Note. Pencil on yellow lined notepad paper. 3pp.]
    [First page decorations: a house, the breadbox at The Cabin, arrows, the privy (?) and other symbols.]
    "J.C." [Age] 8
    date 1998 July 31

    To the next kid are you having fun? I hope so. have you seen witeface mt. you can see it from nearby if you hike the trail up to the Ridge camp the trail is a mile long and it sta[r]ts at high meadow look for jeep trail it's a little hard to find /flip ...........................

    when you go to the top of whiteface look back across the valley to see Ridge camps mountain. Have you been to the river close to the covered bridge? if you have did you bring your bathing suit? if you have then you can slide down the rocks if you have done that then try swimming it is harder to swim that then to clime a volcano in haiwia. have you played old maid? have you won or lost if you won then did you like it if you lost then I hope you win the next time that you play /flip ...........................

    Theres a seekert hole where a so[au]na was at and at the porch of the kichen theres a wooden door to get to the Potcbed(?)up [probably Screen House] well I hope you have fun and by[e]. by J.C. Birk*** orlando floridai Ps please write to the next kid

    "I looked in an old file and found a wonderful 3-page letter 'To the next kid' which your son J.C. wrote, 8 years old, when he stayed with you at The Cabin in '98." (An Email Exchange.)

    Subject: Re: A Leisure Story
    Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 17:59:05 -0400
    From: Daniel B***
    To: Your Adirondack Guide
    Thanks for the letter. You have a distinctly better grade of Spam than most. :-)
    Daniel B****
    P.S. a half-baked thought: a place on your web-site for user-written stories and vacation pictures. Wiki, Sharepoint
    Subject: Re: A Leisure Story
    Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 19:52:22 -0400 (EDT)
    From: "Martin (Your Adirondack Guide)"
    To: "Daniel Bi****"
    Thanks for your email.
    When I got it I looked in an old file and found a wonderful 3-page letter "To the next kid" which your son J.C. wrote, probably 8 years old when he stayed with you at The Cabin in '98. I found it at The Cabin when you left. I think I must have asked you for photos at that time, but never got any. The letter just stayed there. It's very well written and all about what he did here on vacation. I would love to put it on the webpage along with others. But it needs some photos. See for samples.
    Have you a photo of J.C. at that age?
    One of him today?
    Any other photos of your family and activities from your visit here? Or current ones. It doesn't matter really as long as there's one of J.C. I hope you do. I think you'd like it. A great souvenir.
    Hope to hear from you.

    Subject: Re: A Leisure Story
    Date: Sun, 2 Dec 2007 08:46:15 -0500
    From: "Daniel Bi****"
    To: "Martin \(Your Adirondack Guide\)"
    I've had this on my to-do list forever now. Please find attached two pictures of JC, one near the age that he visited your cabins, and one more recent. I hope they will serve. Please sure to tell JC jcb****@cfl***.com if you do put his letter on the web.
    I hope you and your business are well.
    Daniel Birket

    ubject: Re: A Leisure Story
    Date: Sun, 2 Dec 2007 09:16:19 -0500 (EST)
    From: "Martin (Your Adirondack Guide)"
    To: "Daniel B***"
    CC: jcb*****
    I've always had faith in my todo lists. No regrets if I don't get to them all right away. There are priorities. But they do (for me anyway) incorporate some of the small dreams in living. I'm glad to keep todo lists, too. And that you got to JC's boyhood letter.
    Yes. I will do the page with JC's letter. Thanks very much for the photos. (Look for email with link.)
    Best wishes,

    Well, it took another little while till I got to do the page. My "TODO" List, at least as far as the webpage is concerned, is finally getting serious attention.

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