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Mike Van Horn
Works at Gordon Food Service
Attended Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
Lives in Grandville, MI 49418
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At the REI mother ship in Seattle!
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Mike Van Horn was out cycling. He tracked 14.65 mi in 1h:08m:42s.

http://app.endomondo.com/workouts/554983697/1080092
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Just a few pictures from the West Michingan Coastal Kayaker's Assocations (WMCKA) 2015 Symposium
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The better kayaks in Michigan have keel hardware
so in Walker winters of discontent harnessed dogs
can replace public funded scheduled transit .  Lake
ice notwithstanding.  Public-transit friendly Walker-
funded paddle R&D could halt Michigan dog days.
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Does anyone have any experience / advice for kayaking around Puerto Rico?  I have heard there are some very cool night time paddles where bio luminescent algae adds a green glow in the water.
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Boil all water as found in the wild 3 minutes
before drinking it.  I put no faith in filter use.
Wash and treat burns, cuts, or impalement.
Infections get nasty quickly.  Suggest use of
a portable stove that burns gasoline as its
more common than propane, white gas, etc.
Yes, buy the appropriate metal fuel bottles
and a siphon tube for refill from parked SUV.
Canadian-made DEET is your best friend.  Ask
to use private property for camping and don't
become known as another ignorant Gringo.
Gasoline damp rag rub of scalp kills nits.
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This would make an awesome hammock for paddle camping or backpacking.  I am impressed by the attention to detail and practical arrangements.  You will need to turn on english subtitles for the details.
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That is awesome!
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An addition to my earlier post on our Apostle Islands Trip.  The sea caves on Devil's Island are just amazing.  Here is a video from the GoPro on the bow of my kayak.
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+ml k​ completely agree with your assessment. I was very surprised that we were the only kayakers with dry suits. Water temperature was OK while we were out, but the wind shifted the day after we came in and dropped to 40 degrees. 
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Enjoying fall in West Michigan with my QX-10.
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Guess I've never tried a macro shot before on my QX10.
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anyone else having issues since Sony updated the PlayMemories Mobile Android app to 5.2.1?  Terrible lag and multiple disconnects while trying to take pictures today.
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It's already lag even before the update. But i do agree the update version is terrible 
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It's a cold ( 9F ) and windy (20 mph) day in West Michigan so I'm starting to think about Spring.  This means the WMCKA Spring Symposium and getting back in the water.  I've attached a couple of pictures from last year.
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It was 9f here.but only in the am
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Great summer trip at Apostle Island National Lakeshore.  Camped on Rocky Island for two nights
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Awesome paddle camping spot!!!!
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  • Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
    Business Administration, 1986 - 1991
  • Bishop Dwenger
    1982 - 1985
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CARS has been our go to for auto repair ever since we moved to Grandville. They are willing to explain the details and very helpful at resolving any issues. They have been kind enough to look at used cars that we were considering buying, and even helped our son to work through what repairs that his car really needed. We really trust them with our auto repair needs.
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Jim has done an excellent job for us every time we have called him. We have called him three times and each experience has gone very well. He quickly diagnosed the low coolant in our air conditioner and fixed it. He found the cracked heat exchanger in our old furnace and had a new one installed in just a couple of day. His last service was to replace our old whole house humidifier with a new model that is much easier to manage. We will be using Cadena Heating and Cooling when we replace our old air conditioner in the next year or so.
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