August Coffee Pot - grits & donuts for all

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Posted by fifedog on Thursday, August 10, 2017 5:20 PM

88- My bad.  Did you want to join me for a coffee at 0545 hrs?  Next time I shall ring-a-ding-ding.  I shall go to Damascus.

anjdevil - Hey, it worked for elLawrence at Accaba...

This has to be the first time 2 (two) Lawrence of Arabia references were used in the same post.

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Posted by cheapclassics on Thursday, August 10, 2017 8:49 PM

Good evening all,

Did get all 3 vehicles washed today.  Did a little more work on the Encore just to clean up the front end.  Brought the Victory drinks to the junior high kids.  Completely different reaction.  Total enthusiasm.  "You're the guy with the cowbell and the drinks....."   When I told them to be safe, they had lots of questions as well.  It was fun.  Watched the Honda train go thru town as well.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by Banks on Friday, August 11, 2017 4:30 AM

Hello there,

TGIF!!!!!

Off to have the dominatrix stretch my shoulder. I'm pretty sure she gauges how much to pull by how much I grimace.

Mom is still mom. This week wasn't good.

Gotta get moving. More later.

 

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Posted by lion88roar on Friday, August 11, 2017 7:47 AM

fifedog

88- My bad.  Did you want to join me for a coffee at 0545 hrs?  Next time I shall ring-a-ding-ding.  I shall go to Damascus.

anjdevil - Hey, it worked for elLawrence at Accaba...

This has to be the first time 2 (two) Lawrence of Arabia references were used in the same post.

It is written. MovieMovieMovie



You can always text me and if I don't respond it means I am Zzz. I think the kids and I were awake at that time because Christina gets up when TheQ rises and keeps that schedule even when TheQ is not here... she just replaces TheQ with Daddy... Sigh

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This software is getting more and more irritating. Bang Head Why does it just randomly decide where to stick the emoticon????
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Posted by lion88roar on Friday, August 11, 2017 7:52 AM

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Rich, I hope you wrong.  Sad

I see MOPAR shortend thers in 2017 as well.

"guess they are all junk"

"We back every Dodge Brand vehicle with the 5-Year/60,000-Mile Powertrain Limited Warranty*. It covers the cost of all parts and labor needed to repair a covered powertrain component. Coverage also includes towing to the nearest Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep® or Ram vehicle dealer, if necessary. The warranty is transferable too, so if you sell your vehicle during the warranty period, the new owner will be covered. For details, see your Dodge dealer"

 https://www.mopar.com/dodge/en-us/care/current-model-year-coverage.html

 


Hey - at least it isn't FORD! There you don't get to drive what you purchase as they spend all their time at the mechanic! WhistlingLaugh

My 2014 has the 5yr 60,000m warranty, so it has been that way for a while. There is a local dealer that gives you a lifetime warranty on the drivetrain (engine, tranny, and dif) not the axles or tires though.

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Posted by V8Vega on Friday, August 11, 2017 9:08 AM

Fri. 97 Sat. 96 Sun. 94

CheapClassics whats a Honda train?

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Posted by sir james I on Friday, August 11, 2017 9:09 AM

Haven't chimed in for awhile. However I do read the pot everyday. Kev I hope mom and the new baby are doing better. Our first born was a 7 month, 5 lb 4 ounce baby. It was kinda weird feeding something that weighed less than the blanket. he did fine though. Anyway congrats to all.

S.J.

 

 

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Posted by rtraincollector on Friday, August 11, 2017 9:15 AM

Morninng all. Day two of bringing down the two sycamore trees. They didn't get here until almost 11 yesterday so didn't get a full day here. then the rain came in about 3 or so so they got the one down but that was it. There working on tree 2 right now. There isn't a lot of room between my place and nieghbors about 50' and the trees are actually closer to her place. so far I've only seen one small branch land in her yard. 

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Posted by KRM on Friday, August 11, 2017 9:25 AM

Good morning,
 Thanks SJ both seem to be doing well and if mom is okay they will come home this afternoon.
Got to love this stuff.
 Last night I picked up Jordan and took him and Lexi to the park while Sandra and Katie were in with Ariel and the new kid. As soon as we get there he said I got to poop, so off to the park restroom (you know how nice those are in public parks) and the little kid drops off a load like a horse. I ask are you done and he said yes. So clean him up and he runs back to the swing set then over to the playground stuff and then tells me I pooped my pants,,, back to the restroom and the kid let out a load like pumpkin pie all over himself. Bang Head  what a mess. Ick! So I used his underwear as the towel and washed his backside and leg up all the while he is crying Crying about it and his sister is trying not to puke.  Salvaged his shorts and washed up his underwear in the sink, hung them in the back of the truck and called his mother and said we were ready to GO!  Tongue Tied
So he spent the night here and so far so good today. Yes
 
Guys I think they shortened those warranties so they can sell the extended ones better.  Angry
 
Got to run!

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Posted by anjdevil2 on Friday, August 11, 2017 10:18 AM

I remember that the original warranty was 5/50.....

Fife - Lawrence of Arabia....lol reminds me of Hollywood Knights...lmao

Yeah, I did chuckle on the Accaba comment....

Brent - at 0545, you KNOW I'd be sleeping!!!  But for an audience Fife of Cumberland, I MIGHT get up for a DD run....

Wet Saturday ahead apprently, Sunday is the better day, not sure on my time line on the Greenburg show, but I am going.

Back to the race ------ TGIF!!!

Unleash the fury, free the beast.  You must heed the story told by the priests.

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Posted by sir james I on Friday, August 11, 2017 11:06 AM

Loved Hollywood Knights, it was one heck of a funny movie.

Let's spike the punch.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Friday, August 11, 2017 2:54 PM

Afternoon all!

The a/c repair folks showed up 3 hours early and the a/c is fixed! Ahhhhhhhhh!

Kev - I remember those days all too well - but not fondly - I have done the same thing as you did in several situations with a couple of exceptions where the briefs went into the waste can! Prayers for the newborn Angel

Brent - cool!

Fife, anj, Brent - What's an 0545??????????

Regards, Roy

           

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Posted by anjdevil2 on Friday, August 11, 2017 3:51 PM

0545 - military time for 5:45 AM

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Posted by KRM on Friday, August 11, 2017 6:54 PM

Roy, it is always worth it. Laugh Just kind of stinky.  Ick! I know why you should be young to have kids.   Wink

 So today Jordan said he wanted to go back and see the trains like the last time he was here. So I decided we would not and go to back to where we did but go to Mendota IL. to see the Mikado they have on display in the center of town. Well we got there and it is the start of Corn Fest so the place was ready to carny out.(thank GOD nothing was open yet)   So we checked out the steam engine and then a very long BNSF coal train came through on the main line right next to where we were. Don't get better than that, Jordan LOVED it.

Enjoy your night.

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Posted by V8Vega on Friday, August 11, 2017 7:34 PM

Near me is a small old house on a huge lot a whole city block, it’s a holdover from when Sylmar was orchards. I knew that land was too valuable, today on my walk with my dogs there was a big shovel had destroyed the house and ripped up the trees.

 

They will build a bunch of hoses or townhouses or apartments, I hope not apartments.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Friday, August 11, 2017 8:44 PM

Anj - Smile, Wink & Grin

Dennis - I hope it is townhouses also!

Regards, Roy

           

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Posted by SPMan on Friday, August 11, 2017 11:09 PM

Good evening all, went to doctor on Thursday.  He started me on diueretics for my swollen feet.  All my test were good on heart, kidneys, BP, oxygen level etc.  Problem caused by reaction to medicine.  I started my first water pill today.  Not much reaction but it's only the first day.  I thought I would be going to the bathroom a lot more but he is starting with a weak dose.  Best wishes to chief.  More later.

Ray

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Posted by cheapclassics on Friday, August 11, 2017 11:11 PM

Good evening all,

Dennis, the Honda train is a unit train of auto carrier cars that hauls Civics away from the Greensburg plant.  There are usually two runs a day.  One brings in empties and the other takes the loaded cars out.   Usually a minimum of 50 cars and at least 2 or 3 engines pulling.   Did very little today.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by sir james I on Saturday, August 12, 2017 8:40 AM

WAKE UP

All those grits musta sent everybody to the restroom.

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Posted by V8Vega on Saturday, August 12, 2017 9:52 AM

I see 2017 Civics constantly here, a big seller, I was just reading about the 2017 Civic Si, thats the performance model. I havn't seen one yet.

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Posted by dougdagrump on Saturday, August 12, 2017 10:51 AM

Good Morning All !

First day back at the museum yesterday went well with the exception of the DCS gremlins making their presence known during the last hour of the day. The BetterHalf was my chauffeur coming and going which was good, by end of day I was POOPED. Crashed about 7pm last nite and didn't wake up til almost 7 this morning.

Kev, Congrats on the addition to the clan. Prayers that mom and yougun are out and about quickly.

Rest of this month will be busy with the doc's and their associates.

Healing prayers for all our friends here on the pot.

Later all, time to rustle up some grub so I can take the morning drugs.  

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Saturday, August 12, 2017 11:35 AM

Afternoon all.  Rain showers off and on.  No mowing today.

Got big fan blowing under new part of house.  Contractor trying to dry out.  Well, humid air is going through big hole in old part of basement.  Making inside of house humid.  A/C turned down to help.  May shut fan down.  He needs to fix crawl space hole.  

Been watching John Wayne westerns on TMC.

Taking it easy.  Probably train box this afternoon.  Did some tinkering on an engine yesterday afternoon.  Hand still bandaged so handicapped some.

Increase one tablet on chemo tonight.  Seems all is OK.

Glad to see all the CA gang is posting OK.

Have a good one.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Saturday, August 12, 2017 11:38 AM

Morning all!

Slept well with working a/c last night! Return to normal temps this week - hi 90's!

SJ - we got lots of summer left to share with you down here!

DougnottaG - good deal about your museum day going well! 

Ray - glad your tests came out ok and the pills do their job for your feet - keep em elevated!

Chief - take care with the chemo!

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Posted by dougdagrump on Saturday, August 12, 2017 3:57 PM

wrmcclellan

Ray - glad your tests came out ok and the pills do their job for your feet - keep em elevated!

And avoid excessive salt.

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Posted by cheapclassics on Saturday, August 12, 2017 11:00 PM

Good evening all,

Reffed one game today and watched an English Premiere League match on TV.  "My" soccer girls were on the road today and lost 2-0.  It is going to be a long season.  Weather was nice again.  Ran the Santa Fe passenger set tonight.  After burning off the track grime, it ran pretty well.   I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by fifedog on Sunday, August 13, 2017 8:37 AM

Mornin' boys.  Beautiful one along the Patterson Creek cut-off.

Chief, et al - Simply put, Angel.

 

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Posted by KRM on Sunday, August 13, 2017 9:43 AM

Looks like a nice day outside and the high will be 80. Then starting tomorrow August comes back and temps go up. AC will have to go on!

 

 Katie and kids are heading out this afternoon for a birthday thing a day late. So I got to run and get some stuff now.

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Posted by Banks on Sunday, August 13, 2017 3:50 PM

Hello there,
Another interesting week. Was expecting  Hospice to show up Tuesday  to evaluate mom. Home Nursing showed instead. After some "discussion" Hospice came Wednesday and promptly turned her down. More "discussion" and Home Nursing was back Friday. They are a PITA but at least if there is an issue a nurse will come check her over without an ER visit.

Shoulder continues to improve. PT isn't fun but necessary.( Still think the lady gets her fun watching me grimace.)


Hay Ride at the Parish festival was a wash out.  We got over 2.5" of rain Friday evening during the festival hours. When I left before dark I saw a couple of cars stuck in the grass parking area. At least one up to the axel.  I didn't run the hay ride today due to the mud. The grass parking was blocked off and created a mess on the surrounding streets. Yesterday was a lazy day other than taking the straw I had on the wagon last night to the school grounds. They scattered it over the mud to try to keep  things nicer.


Today was mass followed by a trip to Wallyworld. Mrs is at a bridal shower for one of her nieces. I spent most of the day napping and watching YouTube videos.

Not sure what's up with mom. Couldn't get her to get out of bed yesterday or so far today


Roy.....good video. You might like this one.
m.youtube.com/watch?v=mZ8l9MPAoyk<br>

John....... did they change the date on the lifetime pass??? I thought it was August and I won't be 62 til September.


Best move on


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Posted by cheapclassics on Sunday, August 13, 2017 7:38 PM

Good evening all,

Nice day weather wise.  Took four hours to change an outdoor light fixture.  Ugh.  Trimmed the maple tree bush (that took five minutes) and fixed a latch on a cabinet in the shed.  Back to work tomorrow.  Double ugh!  Hopefully less than 4 more years.   I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Sunday, August 13, 2017 10:32 PM

Evening all!

A nice day today with enough clouds to keep the temps tolerable.

Mike C - 4 hrs - sounds about normal to me!

Banks, Chief, et al - like Fife said - Angel

 

Regards, Roy

           

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