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While the competitor goggles performed just fine, Tate and I both preferred the Julbos so much that we bickered at 12,850 feet over who would get to wear them on the descent.
The descent is a gentle one via the via the South Ridge and Canon Brook Trails, which afford ocean views much of the way.
If you’re in a neutral state of mind, you can recognize the descent into the conspiracy theories, and the inability to acknowledge the facts of the situation.“I think this is a wake-up call”: Seeing a familiar face in the Capitol riot | Luke Winkie | January 15, 2021 | Vox
About three minutes after lifting off, it leveled off at an altitude of about 10,000 to 11,000 feet for almost a minute before a rapid descent to the water in just 14 seconds, according to Flightradar24’s tracking data.What to know about the missing Boeing 737 plane that disappeared over the Java Sea | Claire Zillman, reporter | January 10, 2021 | Fortune
McClain’s time aboard the ISS spanned from December 2018 to June of 2019, meaning her ascent and descent were both aboard Russia’s Soyuz capsules, as astronauts have gotten to and from space since the Shuttle days.Astronaut Anne McClain on designing and piloting the next generation of spacecraft | Devin Coldewey | January 1, 2021 | TechCrunch
The feisty airline is the brainchild of entrepreneur Tony Fernandes, a Malaysian of Indian descent who also is a British citizen.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370 | Lennox Samuels | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But then the summit gives way to the other side of the hill, and a childlike glee arises from the whooooosh of the descent.
His sadness over her descent into shooting up after managing to stay clean for a period is palpable.
This descent and all of its trials serve as metaphors for the brutal task of breaking the chains of guilt, fear, and doubt.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero | Regina Lizik | October 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Aristotle is not typically remembered as the father of naturalists, but Darwin acknowledged a line of intellectual descent.
We dismounted, and speedily found that MacRae hadn't exaggerated the evil qualities of that descent.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
He made a violent assault against the nation of his enemies, and in the descent he destroyed the adversaries.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
We followed the upland past the end of the Stone till we found a slope that didn't require wings for descent.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
Massed on the plateau above the mule-path, the whole population of the village stood to watch them down the steep descent.Rosemary in Search of a Father | C. N. Williamson
But hail shall be in the descent of the forest, and the city shall be made very low.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
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