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Posted by DJSpanky on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:11 AM

Mornin' all!

Got the kids out of the house, now getting ready to head to the hospital. Linda got called yesterday afternoon that she was scheduled for a spinal tap today and had to be there at 8. I'll work from home once we get back. I hope this goes quickly.

Beautiful morning out, mid-40's. Didn't have time for much of a walk, maybe to it later today.

Have a good one!

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Posted by sir james I on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:18 AM

Sun and 35 this morning. First frost although quite lite.

Our club meet was well attended with a full basement of train nuts.

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:35 AM

Afternoon.  Resting up today after an early one out yesterday.  Town Board tonight.  Errands this afternoon.

Have a good one.

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Posted by Banks on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:28 PM

Hello there, 

a prayer for Roy's hand.

Traveled from da beach to York today.

Tomorrow a trip to Lancaster and the outlets.

Maybe one of the preshows advertised in the TCA headquarter news on the way back.

May check out the D3R video before crashing.

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Posted by dbaker48 on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:25 PM

Evening All, 

Roy Update -- Got a text message as follows:  "They are giving me 5 IV antibiotic bags a day.  It has not improved today.  Guess tomorrow will tell.  The surgeon is supposed to come by according to his PA.  I have no assurance of that so hope it is true.  They are really hoping the antibiotics knock this out but we think it has abscessed."

I haven't talked with him, but I know its got to be tough stuck in the hospital, especially with his daughters wedding coming up, and all the preps that need to be done.  Hopefully tomorrow will have more definite plans and strategy on his treatment.  Continued Prayers.

Well York is really getting close!  Hope everyone has double checked the shopping list, and visited the bank, and got fresh cushions for the shoes.  Oh yeah may need to check the weather forecast.  IF it wasn't so far away I would try going, just to see those who do.  Can't think of a thing I would buy, just don't have space anymore.

Had a great day today, was in the garage and a tree trimming truck pulled up to the neighbors house!  They are going to get some trees finally trimmed!!  You wouldn't believe how overgrown they are, I've been cutting branches off my roof.  This past weekend all the dried leaves and twigs clogged up our pool.  And we have had many more issues, finally after repeated discussions with them, and even a little more abrasive this past week they are finally doing something!  Hurray

Take care all, and be safe!  

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Posted by cnw1995 on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8:47 AM

Aloha all. Cold and dark this morning. Nothing too new in my world except work busyness and my 11th parents' night at the local high school. Ivor gets his legs stretched occasionally as does his Hornby clockwork companions. I continue to mess around with the layout - mostly shrinking it a bit closer to the edge from its largest size (that was 24 by 19 ft.) Prayers for Roy's recovery and Linda's tap to go smoothly and painless.

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:32 AM

Morning.  Being lazy again today.  Raining.  Thumbs Up  Prayers for Roy.

Have a good one.

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Posted by Sturgeon-Phish on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 10:33 AM

 

Good Morning from overcast 50°F Southern Ohio,

 

The temps are to drop all day into the low 40’s.  Been absent from the pot for a week or so due to too much stuff between work at work and work at home.  Today is my annual Hazmat refresher training so I’m not in charge and can actually relax a little.  I’ll be in Level A response suit and on SCBA the rest of the day for evaluation.

 

Prayers for Buckeye and Roy.

 

Got to go

 

May God bless you and your families

 

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Posted by DJSpanky on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 11:11 AM

Mornin' all!

Ended up spending 5.5+ hours at the hospital yesterday for Linda's spinal tap. She had these as a kid back when she was being treated, back then they'd let her up and out 10 minutes after it was done. Not now, they kept her prone for over 2 hours. Things were complicated by the fact that they had to do bloodwork before and after the spinal tap. We wouldn't let them move forward with anything until we got an explanation of why they needed the bloodwork. The bloodwork after was sloppy processes, apparently once the spinal tap is entered into the system, a request is triggered to the lab to do a couple of tests which equate to the spinal tap results. But that doesn't get triggered until the spinal tap is done - makes no bloody sense since the patient is in there for a spinal tap, and is getting bloodwork done before, it should all be included.

Anyway, waiting for the results of that.

Cool and gray today, supposedly we're gonna be socked with heavy rain starting mid afternoon.

We have Homecoming this week at Rutgers, this could possibly be the last game I go to. Fortunately it's a 3:30 game, so we're planning a blowout tailgate starting at 10. The likelihood of me going into the game will probably decrease based on the volume of scotch consumed. We'll see.

Let's get this week over with!!!

Have a good one!

Spank


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Posted by Buckeye Riveter on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 6:50 PM

Pacemaker seems to be working. Broken Heart Heartrate is a minimum of 60. Broken Heart See doctors on Monday. 

Roy...Hope you are doing well? 

DJ...My grandson from NJ attended OSU-Rutgers Basketball game two years ago. He wore his Scarlett and Gray National Championship sweatshirt to the game. Glad the tap went well. I hate those things.

I had just completed the second table for the layout before heading to the hospital. All work suspended for 2-3 weeks. 

 

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Posted by dbaker48 on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 11:39 PM

Evening All,

Roy Update -- Got a text message as follows: "They worked on my knuckle in the room today. Ugly.  Physically draining.  He could not quite get all of the goop out.  Having to soak it more and try to keep the wound open and draining.  Mainlining antibiotics."

Talked with Roy briefly last night, he seemed in relatively good spirits, a little frustration was quite evident.  He also commented that he had a very nice private room, and the food was pretty good.  Also all his nurses are RN's, so he's not doing to bad, but I''m sure he doesn't want to be there.

Finished the Awnings today (MIL), going to install them tomorrow, after my Dr visit at the VA.  Just found out all vets can now get a 10% discount from AMTRAK.  :)

BUCKEYE, GREAT PROGRESS ON THE LAYOUT, NOW YOU HAVE TIME FOR A GOOD DESIGN REVIEW FOR THE LAYOUT PLAN, AND BUILD PLANS!  Great to hear the new ticker is working well.  It doesn't use 9 Ghz, does it?

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Posted by fifedog on Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:50 AM

Mornin' boys.  Cool, damp, and blustery in the Potomac Highlands.  Still busy on the train, and crazy busy on the weekends.  Folks complaining about the parking, but many simply fail to utilize the free parking garage, blocks away.  Something the city and Canal Place folks need to hammer out in the eventuality the steam engine comes on line.

Yesterday was my day off, and travelled to Sheperdstown to pick up youngest princess.  Had nice veggie lasagna at a local restaurant.  Girls will be headed to Pittsburgh for a bridal shower.

Continued well wishes for our sick and infirmed.  

cnw1995 - Thanks for checking in; was beginning to wonder "Why don't he write?"  Still haven't been able to sell the yatchett yet.

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Posted by anjdevil2 on Thursday, October 17, 2019 7:25 AM

Happy Friday Eve as my boss puts it...lol

Took the Princess to work in Philly yesterday and got home at 745 last night from 0500 yesterday morning.  In the midst of the "storm".  Doing this at night with rain absolutely sucks.  The rain makes driving just stupid and the highways are filled with dumb masses.....I'm just glad I took her instread of her doing this solo....

Had dinner, spoke with the folks and ran to bed.  

Windy today and 60...if that.  Weekend supposedly already booked, I know we have to see Jenni's Dad on Sunday for his birthday.  Saturday we need to see a guy about her trunk lid.  Live burn with the FD is scheduled for Saturday morning, I may not be able to go.  I have a lot to get done before Halloween, including doing Mom and Dad's house.

Prayers for all in need, Dad is still status quo, CAT Scan today, Iron and Chemo infusion yesterday.  Found out some interesting information on his Chills/Hot spells.....

Just got my system back up, let's see what happens today.....

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Posted by KRM on Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:47 AM

Good morning,

Today is take wifey to the spine DR in the AM @ Morris then OBGYN in the afternoon in Ottawa. And got to get food and supplies in there some place. I got to get something to read while I am waiting.

Weather here is mid 40s, cold for this time of year but the rain has held back and some of the crap crops are getting removed from the fields. My system hates bean dust. Ick!

Good to hear from DougM. Yes

Prayers for Byckeye and poor old Roy! What a bad break!

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:49 AM

Meetings.  On the run.  Truned real cool.  Enjoy.

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Posted by V8Vega on Thursday, October 17, 2019 10:03 AM

My niece is having her 1st baby right at this moment. Her husband is a conductor for the Union Pacific in Oregon.

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Posted by DJSpanky on Thursday, October 17, 2019 10:56 AM
Mornin' all!
 
Got up into the attic last night to get some full shots of that corner work I did. Man, I could hear the wind howling against the roof. I drove home earlier in the tail end of the rain, light at times, then heavy and being whipped sideways. It's still really windy today, I could feel my car being pushed sideways at times by gusts. The good thing about the wind is that it will dry up the rain that fell in the grass fields where we tailgate, so by Saturday those fields should be in good shape. Otherwise we get this nasty red mud on everything and it's a major pain to clean off.
 
So here's the shot I mentioned above, surprisingly it's difficult to take because of all the joists in the way. Doesn't really do it justice:



Next on the agenda up there is lighting - I've been putting that off for too long.

Hope everyone has a good time out at York, maybe someday I'll make it out there.

Have a good one!

Spank


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Posted by wrmcclellan on Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:34 PM

I'm out, free...free....FREEEEEE!!!!

Bwa ha ha ha haaaaaaaa!

And no effects from all the drugs......Bwa ha ha ha haaaaaaaa!

FREE!

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Posted by Buckeye Riveter on Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:59 PM

wrmcclellan

I'm out, free...free....FREEEEEE!!!!

Bwa ha ha ha haaaaaaaa!

And no effects from all the drugs......Bwa ha ha ha haaaaaaaa!

FREE!

 

YeahYeahYeahYeahYeahYeahYeahYeahYeahYeah

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Posted by Banks on Thursday, October 17, 2019 10:13 PM

Hello there,

glad to see Roy is free.

Yesterday Mrs and I  traveled to  Lancaster. Visited a couple of outlets, a thrift shop and  dined at Miller's smorgasbord before returning to York. Slept late this AM, ate an early lunch then headed to the show. Took my time and walked silver,  blue,  red and white halls.

Picked up 3 mint in box red box era Tyco cars, a Gilbert loco with matching caboose and a prewar 653 hopper. All for $50. The Tyco guy was priced to sell, Gilbert guy didn't know what he had and the 653 was well loved. Back to the camper Mrs had supper ready, crashed for a while, before a shower.

Meeting John F at Cracker Barrel in the morning, walk orange and purple halls before a photo op at the CTT booth. By then I'll probably be ready to go to the camper and make ready for the trip home Saturday.

Tentatively meeting a former coworker at ROC Dinner tomorrow evening for dessert.

Best try to sleep.

 

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Posted by dbaker48 on Friday, October 18, 2019 1:04 AM

Evening Guys,

Glad to hear Roy has been released!  

Hope all the Yorkies have decent weather, and finds everything they are looking for.

Kay got some interesting mail today, she got a letter from AARP, expressing their condolences over the loss of her spouse!  Kay called and ultimately got to the correct person whom stated they received a notice of loss on Sept 30.  And that I had been removed from the account.  So apparently I am deceased, and missed my own funeral!  Hmm

That's about all I know for the day

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Friday, October 18, 2019 11:49 AM

Turned cool.  Camos on and headed east until tomorrow night.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:24 AM

Morning folks!

Sunny and will hit 80's today.

I have followup orthopedist visit 9 am Mon. I have a week or so of recovery on the right hand. Somewhat painful but managing with OTC pain meds. The procedure on the knuckle was pretty brutal and I think it injured the tendon.

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Posted by Sturgeon-Phish on Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:39 PM

Good Evening from an overcast 54°F Southern Ohio, 

I started putting the sealer on the garage and will get to the house next week.  I’m taking a few days off and hope to get most of the house sealed.  The house has cedar siding and it is all washed down and the change is remarkable. 

A local pool contractor is bringing the leftover dirt from the pool installations in town and helping me build up part of the ravine.  He has brought around 20 tons up.   

So all this has kept me pretty busy. 

My bride went to her neck surgeon and he has given her a clean slate and does not need to see her again.  Praise God. 

Roy – I hope your hand is doing better. 

Buckeye – your layout is going to be really impressive. 

Don – How are you going to prove you’re alive? 

Banks and other Yorkies – have a great time and be safe. 

Good night and may God bless you and your families 

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Posted by fifedog on Sunday, October 20, 2019 7:29 AM

Mornin' boys.  Rain and 49 along the Patterson Creek cut-off.  Wifey returns from Steeltown today.  Had dinner at my folks' place, and started painting their sun room.

Record crowds again this weekend at the RR.  Stark difference to the nothing burgers of Spring and Summer.  Wound up cleaning up vomit on one of the coaches, after nobody else would step up.  This bunch...

Hope the Yorkies make it home safe and happy.  Miss yuz guyz.

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:37 AM

Been raining.  Spike is now coming to stand and feeder constantly.  Becoming my pet.  Lots of does.  No biggies yet.  Too many peanuts on the ground.  Not interested in corn much.

Have a good week ahead.

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Posted by Banks on Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:36 PM

Hello there,

back from York in time for 430 Mass yesterday

A good day Friday. Mrs and I had breakfast with Mr & Mrs John Fullerton.

Breakfast

Then off to the show. John and I walked Orange Hall before he had to leave for an organ recital his Mrs was participatng in. He was pretty well wupped anyway.

Later found Laz and Mitch.

CTT Pot

Since we were the only ones Mrs took the picure. We chewed the fat for a few and went on our way. I doubled back through Orange to take a 2nd look at a couple of things then went to silver hall and tried and buy a Gilbert caboose at a reasonable price. I know the guy has brought three of them to York for at least three years but won't budge on price. By then I was ready to leave. Mrs & I Ate at McD's then to the camper and crashed for a while. Later met a former coworker and family at ROC for dinner. The place was packed. Her daughter lives in York and the rest of the family was in town for her son to visit a potential college.

The return trip yesterday was uneventful. Watching the littlest grandaughters today and trying to get a few things done before Tuesday's Prostate roto rooter puts me out of commission for a while.

My haul from York

Haul

Best move on,

 

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PS...........Fife the Altoona show is Nov 3rd. You gona be able to make it???????

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Posted by fifedog on Monday, October 21, 2019 5:44 AM

Banks - Received my mailer.  November, no.  March, YES.

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Monday, October 21, 2019 9:05 AM

Morning.  Busy afternoon and evening.

Roy got damage from tornado.  Not completly but any is enough.  Hope all OK now.

No grits on the table. Sad

Have a good one. 

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Posted by KRM on Monday, October 21, 2019 10:27 AM

Good morning,
Hope Roy and family are okay. Those tornadoes are nothing to mess with. Drives me nuts to watch the stupid things people do when one is heading their way. And the weather forecasters are the dumbest of all standing out in it trying to take pictures and telling people to get out of the way???.
The weather here is 60s and very strong winds pushing the same front that got Roy through our area. We had a good rain overnight that we did not need. I would say we are about one week from peak leaves color but with this wind they are falling like mad right now.
Nice haul Banks, sounds like you had a good trip. Best of luck with the Prostate roto rooter. Surprise
Time to get.

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