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>> I HAVE A CREW OF 12 PEOPLE.
WE'RE LAYING DOWN GRAVEL,
WE'RE TRIMMING BACK BUSHES
AND DEBRIS, AND, AH,
WE'LL SPEND THE WEEK DOING THAT.
>> WE HAVE THE AMERICAN HIKING
SOCIETY VOLUNTEERS,
AND IT'S CALLED
VOLUNTEER VACATIONS.
>> A LITTLE FURTHER!
>> AND WHAT IT IS,
IS WE PROVIDE THEM WITH
BREAKFAST AND LUNCH,
AND THEY COME AND THEY
REFURBISH OUR TRAILS FOR US.
>> IS THAT CLOSE ENOUGH,
CHARLIE?
>> DIG IT UP AND THROW IT IN!
>> THAT'S LOOKING GOOD, FRIENDS.
>> I RETIRED IN 1965.
SO EVER SINCE THEN,
I'VE BEEN GOING ON THESE TRIPS.
MAYBE TWO A YEAR,
SOMETIMES THREE.
>> YEAH, I'M 83.
>> NO ONE SHOULD BE ABLE TO
RETIRE UNTIL THEY'RE 85.
CAUSE LOOK AT US FELLOWS
WORKING AT 76.
NOW, 76 AND 83, WHY,
WE CAN STILL MOVE.
>> WHEN I RETIRED IN 1991,
THERE WAS A VOID IN MY LIFE.
AND THE VOID WAS MEETING
NEW PEOPLE, DOING TASKS,
WORKING AS A TEAM.
>> BUT THE IDEA OF
COMING TO WORK ON VACATION,
THAT'S THE ONE THAT BAFFLES
EVERYBODY.
>> THIS IS AN ATV.
THIS IS YOUR THROTTLE.
UP IS FORWARD,
ALL THE WAY DOWN IS REVERSE.
>> WHEEWWWW!!
>> GO FOR IT!
>> WHEE, HEEEEE, HEEEEE!
>> WE'RE IN TROUBLE NOW.
>> WE'RE IN TROUBLE NOW!
(laughing)
>> THEY PUT IN A SIX TO
EIGHT-HOUR DAY OF
BACKBREAKING LABOR.
AND THEY DO IT FOR NO MONEY
AT ALL.
>> HEY, LISA! LOOKS GOOD!
>> THANKS!
(shovels unloading gravel)
>> WELL, I THINK EVERYBODY
HAS TO CHOOSE THAT WHICH
THEY WISH TO DO IN LIFE.
AH, I SAY TO ANYONE
AND EVERYONE,
IF YOU LIKE OUTDOORS,
IF YOU LIKE WORKING WITH
OTHER PEOPLE,
IF YOU LIKE MEETING NEW PEOPLE
THAT ARE HEALTHY, AH,
THIS IS A GOOD ORGANIZATION.
>> IT GETS HEAVY REAL FAST.
(laughter)
>> OH, I'M
DEFINITELY WORKING HARD,
BUT I ENJOY WORKING HARD
FOR A GOOD CAUSE LIKE THIS.
>> WHEN WE WORK, WE WORK HARD.
WHEN WE PLAY, WE PLAY HARD.
>> TAKING TIME OFF.
WE HAVE TO REST.
WE DID ROCKS AND STUMPS TODAY,
SO WE NEED TIME OFF
FOR A LITTLE RELAXATION.
>> WE HAVE PEOPLE COMING
FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY.
AND THEY'VE NEVER SEEN THE
HILL COUNTRY AS I'VE SEEN IT.
SO, WE DECIDED TO COME BACK
HERE WHERE THESE PEOPLE HAVE
AN OPPORTUNITY TO SEE
THE REAL TEXAS.
(waterfall)
>> BEAUTIFUL PLACE.
BEAUTIFUL PLACE.
A DANGEROUS PLACE.
(waterfall)
I'LL GET SOME PICTURES
IN HERE OF THAT WATERFALL
RIGHT THERE.
BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL.
BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL.
>> AND THE CAVERN
IS VERY SLIPPERY TODAY.
>> IT DOESN'T FEEL
CAVE-ISH AT ALL, DOES IT?
>> I FEEL LIKE I'M WALKING
THROUGH WALT DISNEY'S AH...
>> MAKE-BELIEVE.
>> MAKE-BELIEVE.
>> ACTUALLY, WHAT'S HAPPENED
HERE IS THAT EVENTUALLY
THE WATER STOPPED FLOWING.
YOU HAD A REAL HIGH
CONCENTRATION OF DISSOLVED
CALCIUM.
>> OOOH!
THIS IS REALLY COOL.
>> THANK YOU.
(boat motor hums)
>> I WISH WE'D SEE A COUPLE
EAGLES, THOUGH, OF COURSE.
AN EAGLE, ISN'T THAT,
DO YOU THINK THAT WAS AN EAGLE?
>> I CAN'T SEE IT ANYMORE,
BUT...
>> OH, YEAH.
MAYBE WE CAN GET A PHOTOGRAPH.
>> HEY, THERE, BUDDY!
(eagle squawking)
>> ISN'T HE PRETTY?
>> YEAH, THEY'RE SO COOL.
(eagle squawking)
>> OOOH, DID YOU SEE THAT?
>> YEAH, THEY JUST LANDED
ON THE CLIFFS UP THERE.
>> OH, GEE.
>> AND THEN, WAIT UNTIL
ABOUT THREE, TWO, ONE, BAM.
RIGHT THERE.
>> OH, ISN'T THAT PRETTY!
>> VERY SELDOM SEE THIS
WATERFALL A WHOLE LOT LESS
FLOW OF WATER THAN RIGHT NOW.
>> OOOH, OOOH,
WHAT'S THIS ONE?
THEY POINTED OUT A
RED-SHOULDERED HAWK...
>> THIS HAS BEEN GREAT TO
HAVE A DAY OFF.
WE WORKED THREE DAYS,
HAVE A DAY OFF,
AND WE'RE GOING TO WORK A
HALF DAY ON FRIDAY.
OK, WONDERFUL.
SMILE!
WE GOT THAT ALL ON FILM!
>> THIS IS WHAT WE'RE CALLING
THE TAJ MAHAL OF THE TENTS.
THIS IS THE BIGGEST.
>> THIS IS THE ECONOMY CONDO.
>> INSIDE, WE HAVE
ALL THE LUXURIES OF HOME.
>> DARE I HAVE A SECOND PARTY,
BECAUSE THERE JUST IS NOT ROOM.
>> WE MUST HAVE A CHAIR TO
SIT IN.
>> I LAY DOWN AND I COVER
MYSELF, AND IT'S ALL BLISS.
>> I THINK WE CAN PUT SIX OF
THESE IN MY TENT.
>> PROBABLY.
CAN I MOVE THIS INTO YOUR TENT?
(laughter)
>> I FIND THIS METHOD OF
SLEEPING AS GOOD AS ANY.
>> GOOD NIGHT, ALL.
(sound of crickets)
(bell ringing)
>> EVERYBODY SLEEP OK?
>> WE HAVEN'T HAD OUR HUG
AND KISS, YET.
I WAS JUST ABOUT TO GET,
PUCKER YOURSELF UP.
>> GOOD MORNING, KATHY.
>> GOOD MORNING, HOW ARE YOU?
SING TO ME, FRED.
♪ >> GOOD MORNING, SWEET LOVE, ♪
♪ I DREAMT OF YOU LAST NIGHT. ♪
>> THAT'S SCARY.
>> I'M 76 YEARS OLD.
I LOVE WORK.
I KNOW ONE THING FOR SURE.
FOR MYSELF,
I HOPE I DIE IN THE WOODS.
SERIOUSLY.
IF I HAVE MY PREFERENCE,
IT'S CERTAINLY NOT GOING TO BE
IN AN OLD FOLKS' HOME.
>> LET'S GO THIS WAY.
WE'RE GETTING OUR
EXERCISE TODAY, AREN'T WE?
>> I PLAN TO COME BACK AGAIN
IF I'M STILL ALIVE NEXT YEAR.
THERE'S SOME WORK TO BE DONE.
WE'RE GOING TO TRY
AND OPEN UP A NEW HIKING TRAIL
FOR PEOPLE.
>> OK, PULL FORWARD
A LITTLE BIT.
OK!
>> YEAH, I'LL BE BACK IF I CAN.
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阿多賓 published on January 21, 2014
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