MARCH 2017 COFFEE POT Hot coffee with grits for the good Southerners and oatmeal for the Yanks. March on towards 13 years in April. Locked

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MARCH 2017 COFFEE POT Hot coffee with grits for the good Southerners and oatmeal for the Yanks. March on towards 13 years in April.
Posted by ChiefEagles on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 6:07 PM

Started early.  Worked hard today.  Did a lot of lifting.  Taking Tylenol Arthritis so may go reclinerizing after eating.

Enjoy the new Pot. 

This is the worse software ever written.  Changed font size and will not let me change it back.  Even tried to edit and change.  No go. Angry

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Posted by sir james I on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:01 PM

I think the Chief was just afraid I would start the pot with oatmeal..lol

50s today, expecting storms overight.

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Posted by fifedog on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:04 PM

Was told it is unlucky to post ahead of the actual calendar date, so I will wait until tomorrow to post official like.

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Posted by Sturgeon-Phish on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:23 PM

Ash Wednesday!!!  The beginning of Lent

May God bless

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Posted by cheapclassics on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:57 PM

Good evening all,

Busy day at work.  Sister came down and took me out to lunch for my birthday.  I am now on bonus time as I turned 62.   Do not want to quit yet, but nice to know I would have some income if things went bad.  Weather is wet here.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 10:50 PM

Actually, watched the speech without going to sleep.  Pretty good one.  I figured RT would rush in to try and beat out SJ.  Whistling

Goodnight all.

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Posted by dbaker48 on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 12:49 AM

Good Morning,

Going to take awhile to get the train room back in shape, began on working on the "new" shelving frame today.  Finding taconite all over the place.

Chris arrived in NC today, he hooked up with my Nephew this evening that lives near Fayetteville.  Chris said he likes it down there, he found out that according to my aunt, Jefferson Davis was an ancestor.

Took a break an went to the movies tonight, saw "Hidden Numbers", really a fantastic story!  Should have been told long time ago.  Terrific movie, if you get a chance you might want to watch it.

Congrats Roy on the scooter!  When your ready for a test drive, just head west until you see the ocean, I'll pay for the gas.

Have another dentist appointment on Wednesday, won't be too many more, not many teeth left.

We actually had sunshine today, it is suppose to get in the mid to high 70's for the rest of the week.  Hurray!!!

Not much more, so will sign off. 

Hope everyone has a good day!

(Hope to see you soon Roy)

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Posted by fifedog on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 6:17 AM

Mornin' boys.  Raining and 46 along the Patterson Creek cut-off.  Thunderboomers heading in from the Ohio Valley.  FifeMax actually taking it in stride, but by no means was I gonna hold his paw while he did his business.  Had my last chocolates last night, and already Hershey is laying off staff...

Middle Princess had an excellent time in Ireland, and stated she would love to move there.  She and her best friend took the train everywhere from Dublin to Belfast, and were treated nicely by everyone.  Was not the case during a day trip to Paris, which disappointed her.  I see her returning to the Emerald Isle in the near future (but flying direct next time).

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Posted by fifedog on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 6:20 AM

Almost forgot ----> Happy B-Daycheapclassics

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Posted by submmbob on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 6:30 AM

Hello all

About ready to close up shop here and get some sleep. Will head home in the afternoon.

Already have two meetings lined up on Thurs, one work and one barn. May try and install the center bearing in the Datsun in between.

Need to try and get the cylinder head back on the 4dr this week off. Then next time I will do the other rear bearing and we can finally do the deal. Be nice to have that one out of my hair.

Things will be ramping up at the barn trying to get all the stuff moved from the Broadway property by the end of March. Will involve cranes, flatbeds, tow trucks, and finally me trying to start and drive the last one. Will keep me busy until then.

 

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 7:53 AM

Morning.  Cloudy and 67 degrees.  Breezy.  Rain tonight.  Not as intense as those storms west of us.

Prayers for those hit by the storms.  Prayers for those west of us today who will get them.  Hope they are no bad [especially for Fifey].

Have a good one.

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Posted by cnw1995 on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 8:14 AM

Aloha. Happy birthday MikeC! Lots of storms in the evening but I fortunately missed them all on my commute home. They are heading for Points East. Unfortunately, our dog was shaking like a leaf all night - poor little guy. Looks like a colder rain-ier day. Nothing exciting going on. 

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Posted by cnw1995 on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 8:16 AM

Aloha. Happy birthday MikeC! Lots of storms in the evening but I fortunately missed them all on my commute home. They are heading for Points East. Unfortunately, our dog was shaking like a leaf all night - poor little guy. Looks like a colder rain-ier day. Nothing exciting going on. I'm always impressed at how the downtown church offers ashes to thousands of commuters all day today. Hurray for Roy's scooter resurrection!

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Posted by sir james I on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 8:57 AM

Wow storms overnight were nasty. I don't see any debris in the yard so I guess the house made it through. 53 now but going down by evening. Apparently my starting a couple pot's made the Chief nervous not knowing what I might do as a header..:). Glad he's finally on the ball again.

S.J.

 

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Posted by KRM on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 9:15 AM

Hi guys we made it,

Doug, that Ottawa Tornado ran right along the side of I80 and we live just 3/4 south of it.

The daughter's house in Shorewood got blaster with large hail so I told him

If the hail was big be sure to have someone check the shingles on the house. Maybe they can get a new roof.

I have not got out to see what it is like here but it seems most slid to the north by about only 800'. I heard our neighbor Norm got wacked. Lost power in the middle of the storm. And it does sound like a freight train. At that point I went to the basement. We ran the gen set till the power came on then the TV and internet crashed so we went to bed. So we missed all the BS on the tube. Everything is working now.

We are going to Krogers later today and I need to go get salt at Farm & Fleet soon to.

To close for comfort. Good thing was there was good coverage on TV and time to make a plan.

Grand-son Jordan told us on the phone last night that you guys had a "tomato"Laugh

Happy birthday MikeC!  Cake  Happy B-Day

Have a good one.

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Posted by lion88roar on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 12:00 PM

Good Mornin' Fellas and Happy March the First

Just puttering along here in soggy North Central Maryland. New road bike arrived last Friday and I managed to get her assembled in short order. Didn't go on a ride till Monday evening because it has disc brakes and I've never worked with them on a bicycle before. Took a bit to figure out all the adjustments that needed to be made.

Fife - that is not the first time I've heard that about Paris. In fact that is the one European city I have ZERO interest to ever see again, but TheQ has never been there and wants to go some day, so I'll suck it up for her. Dirty, and grimey are two words to describe the city. There are no words safe for this forum to describe the inhabitants.

Happy B-Day MikeC! Happy B-Day

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Posted by KRM on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 12:37 PM

Went out to get food and supplies and 1/4 mile across the field straight north of our driveway the farm on the top of the ridge is flattened. Only thing left still standing id the house, kind of. Also the place just east of there is also tore up. So that was the freight train I heard before I hit the basement. What a mess!!! Tongue Tied  WOW!!!

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Posted by fifedog on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 1:00 PM

Storms kinda rolled over us (as will happen with the Alleghanies in our back yard).  Lost power for 30 seconds, and had to rake some stones off of driveway, but nothing like Kevin experienced.  Now over Brent.

88 - As fate would have it, she visited Paris the same day they arrested 3 for terror plot.  Wifey hadn't heard that news, and JJ kept sending us pics of Police waving to her.  When she was back on Irish soil, I told Kelly...  Felt like Geraldo.

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Posted by Demay on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 1:08 PM

Hi all,

I have been crazy busy and had little time to post but I definitely wanted to pass on my condolences to SP Ray and his family.  I am definitely praying for you and your family duing this difficult time.

88/Fife - We have been to Paris numerous times over the years and have always enjoyed it, as well as every other part of France we have visited.  Perhaps my intermediate level French helps the experience.

Good night,

Joe

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Posted by KRM on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 1:49 PM

Here is a drive by,

 
Farm at the end of our driveway.
 
1/4 mile north of our driveway.
 
 Where did the barns go???
 
 
 
 
The tower at 2575th and 30 Rd 1/16 mile east of the last pictures.
 
 
 
 
The next place east about 1/8 mile or less.
 
 
 
 

Thanks,
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Posted by rtraincollector on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 3:29 PM

All I can say is wow Kevin and glad you all are safe. Wife liked that about your grandson say it was a tomato

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Posted by V8Vega on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 6:50 PM

I had to sign in always worrysome.

Thur. 79/46 Fri. 81/48 finally were out of the ice age for a few days.

Angels Flight a finuncaluar in downtown Los Angeles just reopened I saw on TV.

It was closed for a couple of years, I think it derailed and scared the officals, it was covered in graffeti.

It's all fixed up, it only go's one block up and down a real steep hill. 2 cars connected by a cable, one go's up while the other go's down.

Ray I pray for your comfort during this time.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 7:34 PM

Evening all!

Weather sort of normal. As they say, March is coming in like a lion and hope it leaves like a lamb. 65 and very breezy today. Mid-30's tonight. 65 tomorrow and no wind.

Kev - glad that tomato missed you.

Dennis - that's cool about the funicular. There is some city in S America that has a lot of them.

Ray - continued prayers for you and the family.

Mike C - Happy B-Day Happy B-Day Happy B-Day

Doug M - yes the scooter was a big win!

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Posted by cheapclassics on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 8:09 PM

Good evening all,

Thank you all for the birthday wishes.  Busy day at work as I got caught up on case reports.  Windy on the drive in and home.  Quiet night at home.  Did go see one of my favorite music groups at noon today near work as they put on a free show.  Very nice.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Thursday, March 02, 2017 8:15 AM

Wake up!

Sunny, high 30's, 65 today.

More work on machine tool upgrade/cleanup projects today.

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Thursday, March 02, 2017 9:11 AM

Morning.  53 degrees.  Yanks sharing their chilly temps.  Actually, normal highs for early March.  Just gotten use to the extra warm temps.

Kev, glad the tomato didn't hit you.  Prayers for your neighbors.  All we got was a good rain.  Much needed.

Mayors stuff this afternoon and evening.  Then Cablea's to kill time as Wifey is having a hen party tonight.

Remember Ray.

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Posted by KRM on Thursday, March 02, 2017 3:50 PM

Good afternoon,

I went to Ken's this morning with the sick ZW Chief gave me years ago and it is all better now. Roller on the right handle froze and was shorting across more than one winding at a time. He did not charge me anything and showed me how to work on them myself. So I gave him $20.00 anyhow. The guy is still doing good for 82 years old and sharp as a knife. So when I got home I hooked up the ZW with jumpers to the main loop and ran the 3 motor A-B-A set and 6 lit cars for 1/2 hour and it hardly got warm. She is good as new!!  Yes   Big Smile Not going to put it back in service since I already have the other back-up ZW mounted and hooked up. May as well use it for a few years.

On the way home I saw 6 elect co trucks on one site to replace one pole.  Laugh It was one of those outsource companies milking the cow.

 Already getting calls by storm chasers wanting to check my roof. I told them come on down if you want a close look at the working end of my shotgun. Pirate

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Posted by cheapclassics on Thursday, March 02, 2017 10:31 PM

Good evening all,

Quiet day at work.  Brisk on the walk today.   Kevin, lots of damage in your area.  Glad no one hurt.   Got MR and Trains today.  Lots of reading for a 3 day weekend.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by Banks on Friday, March 03, 2017 4:07 AM

TGIF!!!!!! It's been quite a week!

1st seafood buffet this afternoon . Mrs n I will be frying again.

Gotta get movin. Planning a monster post this weekend.

Prayers for those in need

 

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Posted by fifedog on Friday, March 03, 2017 6:09 AM

Mornin' boys.  29 and a covering of snohizo along the Patterson Creek cut-off.  No delays.  Nothing planned for today.  Staying warm, I guess.

Went to pick up pics at CVS, and was very disappointed that all shots came out purple.  We then checked the complimentary CD, and those were of an unknown prom or wedding.  Was told a problem at Kodak.  I miss Ritz!

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