Hello from Scandinavia (Helsinki, Finland)

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    Hello all:

    Rekindling my love for outdoors, done mainly dayhikes here in Finland.
    Getting ready for retirement years. Background in boy scouting in 1960s,
    some wandering in woods during conscript army duty in 1980s.

    Found you by googling. Looking forward to learn from you all.

    Personal anecdote:
    Got my first tiny & sharp puukko when I was round 7 years (very typical in 1960s Finland)
    for whitling and making whistles from willow. The scars in my left hand have almost faded away...

    Pete, the magnet for mosquitoes (my family and friends love me because of that)
     
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    Welcome, Mr. Mosquito Magnet! :dblthumb:
     
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    Tervetuloa! Porvoon suunnalta :)
     
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    Kiitos paljon. Hieno profiilikuva sinulla. Pete (a.k.a. Pekka)
     
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    Thank you all for the warm welcome.
     
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    Greetings and welcome from the Upper Peninsula of MI :) Nice to meet you Pete. Hope to see some pics of your playground. :)
     
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    It is a blessing in disguise (of bumps)...
     
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    I get bitten only when I sweat or breathe or both...
     
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    Makes me about the 3rd most popular person at any BBQ, and only if I am handing out beverages (at shouting distance)...
     
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