April Coffee Pot, 15 years [April 1] and still going. Oatmeal for all those above the Mason-Dixon, grits for those below. Locked

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Posted by sir james I on Sunday, April 28, 2019 8:47 AM

Full sun this morning at 40 degrees.

We got rain overnight but none of the snow that the dooms day forecaster's talked about all last week. A birthday party for youngest grandson (14) yesterday had to be indoors as it was cool and windy.

S.J.

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:29 PM

94 and sunny.  Had Rec Day parade and etc. yesterday.

Sunday School this AM.  Resting now. 

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Sunday, April 28, 2019 4:07 PM

Afternoon gang!

81, sunny right now - sorry DougM - but started out cool and cloudy, breezy.

Spent part of the afternoon at a neighbors house for a bday gathering. BBQ wings, tenders, sausages, and beers. Back home to tidy up for kids coming over for Sun night dinner. Watching Talledega right now.

 

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Posted by Banks on Sunday, April 28, 2019 6:33 PM

Hello there,
Warm and windy yesterday, cool and rainy today, frost predicted tonight. Mass this morning followed by breakfast, a nap and lunch. A baby shower/family reunion this PM followed by a visit with Mom. Now working on homemade pitza then bed.

Yesterday was the postponed Test & Tune at the drags. Grandson's got a huge learning curve. Last year all he had to do was punch the throttle. Now he's got to learn to use the clutch to keep from bogging the engine or wheelieing. It's amazing to me how many just dump the clutch. To much time wasted spinning or having to back of to keep control.

Also learned we need to get at least a half second off our time to be competitive.  Gotta check the rules. Changes were made. Last year the only mod's allowed were pipe. This year more aftermarket parts allowed. More $$$$$ . Still no porting.

Test & tune at the hill yesterday too. Son went and made a few passes to get the rust out. We need to go up this week and make a couple of repairs.  1st Hillclinb and Drag are both next weekend.

Fife......shootn t shake your hand next Sat AM

 

                     
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Posted by cheapclassics on Sunday, April 28, 2019 8:27 PM

Good evening all,

Watched Man U and Chelsea play to a 1-1 tie on Telemundo.  Did very little else.  Weather was cool today.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

Mike C. from Indiana

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Posted by cnw1995 on Monday, April 29, 2019 8:35 AM

Aloha. Dark and rainy this morning - hard enough for me to get on the L at Merchandise Mart stop for the mile run up near campus. Like Sir James said, we missed the big snow - only 3 inches or so and none of it stuck on the roads. I was glad as I had to given an invocation at a big fundraiser on Sat. night and was not enthused by having to slog through snow - though it was sure pretty to see it snowing hard against all the greenery of the golf course through the large windows at this country club. I thought that game was well played, Mike C. I watched it also. Nothing too exciting planned for the day besides work!

Doug Murphy 'We few, we happy few, we band of brothers...' Henry V.

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Monday, April 29, 2019 8:55 AM

Morning.  Chilly and cloudy.  60 degrees.  Warmer tomorrow and rest of the week.

Have a good one.

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Posted by V8Vega on Monday, April 29, 2019 11:56 AM

Banks what kind of bikes do you use for the drags and hillclmb?

 

Rained enough this morning that I can leave the sprinklers off a couple of days. TV said 20% chance of rain, I have learned here that under 50% chance I figure no rain and at 50% rain possible but not likely.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Monday, April 29, 2019 5:30 PM

Afternoon all!

Sunny, humid, 82. Rain predicted for the rest of the week. We got over 4" last week.

Busy day today. Voted in city council election (vote out the incumbents!), visited city council offices to complain our elected officials do not respond to their emails (lotsa complaints about this on the NEXTDOOR App) and they do not provide phone #s, and then to streets department (different building) to show them photos I took of the vegetation view obstructed exit from our neighborhood onto a street where idiots drive 50-60 mph in a 35 (3 lanes each way) - deadly. Filed electronic tax assessment formal protest online. Multiple calls to the county tax office as their web site was acting up During the process.

Hope Ray is OK?

 

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Posted by KRM on Monday, April 29, 2019 7:48 PM

Rob, Just for you, stranger,,,. Charles Ro now shows that Tier 4 set for delevery in June!!! Ha ha ha. Hope I live long enough to see it! WOW!

 

 

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Posted by cheapclassics on Monday, April 29, 2019 9:24 PM

Good evening all,

Busy day at work.  I mowed, edged, trimmed and used the leaf blower on the yard tonight.  May be only dry night this week.   Good news.  Telephone company replaced the pole that was leaning over in the alley.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 8:24 AM

80 and sunny.  Things growing and growing.  Lots of little tomatoes.

MRI yesterday.  Back and leg better.  Will see what Dr. says about calcium buildup between the lower two vertebra that is pinching nerves.  Makes hip hurt and toes numb.  Good thing.  Hips in excellent shape for my age.

Charles Ro, would not give them air in a jug [my Dad's old saying].  Shysters. Angry  Hateful attidude.

Have a good one.  [new Pot tonight].

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Posted by fifedog on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 8:29 AM

Mornin' boys.  Chance of Lightning in the Potomac Highlands.  Spent yesterday at work, mainly cleaning up at the railyard.  Looking to transition from my desk to an I-12 caboose.  We'll see.  Youngest princess' boyfriend started mudding the drywall, as daughter "helped".  When they came upstairs, the question arose if they actually got any compound on the wall...

Banks - Look forward to the shake.

 

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Posted by KRM on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:19 PM

Good afternoon, Rain and more rain!  Storm Lightning Storm Lightning

Today's rain day project. Hang that sign I got a few months back. Next to my Train work bench. The one on the right.

Air in a Jug,,,, Laugh

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:23 PM

KRM

Good afternoon, Rain and more rain!  Storm Lightning Storm Lightning

Today's rain day project. Hang that sign I got a few months back. Next to my Train work bench. The one on the right.

Air in a Jug,,,, Laugh

 

 

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Posted by KRM on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 4:36 PM

ChiefEagles

 

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I depends Wink

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:19 PM

Afternoon all!

Very cloudy and some drizzle/rain showers on and off all day. 74 at the moment. Storms coming from the west/Ft Worth. Thunder in the distance.

Been working on cleaning out/off my desk most of the day. I looked through and tossed a couple thousand old business cards from hundreds of companies I used to work/interface with - and most if not all of them are long gone. Interesting to see all the cards from folks/businesses in UK, Spain, Germany, France, Columbia, Argentina, Venezuela, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, etc., and all over the US. Closed a couple of projects like creating a spread sheet for my house electrical panel, which was a bunch of scribbled notes on a piece of paper. All the panel shows (1977) is AC comp, Oven, Stove, Dryer, Lights (20 circuits that handle lights, outlets, a/c air handlers, pool controller, etc., for the entire house/rooms - & no other label other than "Lights"), & Pool pump. Stapled it by the breaker panel.

Recall my comment yesterday - stopped at City Hall secretary's off and noted to them the council members do not answer their email. Of course I got a call from my councilman today - big cock and bull story about why he did not respond to my mail of last week - wife and I voted to oust him. Throw the bums out!

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Posted by cheapclassics on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 8:18 PM

Good evening all,

Does anybody in this world ever do ANYTHING right?   Financial institutions can take the simplest task and totally SNAFU it beyond belief.   I have been asking somebody who is supposed to walk with me in the Mini to get some info to me so I can pick up their bibs and other stuff on Thursday for the past TWO weeks to get the data to me, and they still have NOT done it.  Wife wonders why I am a little irritated???????   I wonder why I get up in the morning any more......   I hope everyone has a good day.  Maybe one day I will have one as well, but I do not look for one soon......

Keep on training,

Mike C. from Indiana

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