Jan 2020 Coffee Pot. 15 years old. Pork, blackeyed peas and collards. To start the new year. Locked

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:39 PM

Evening all!

Good day today for the Mrs. The pain management is working well. 

Kev - that looks good!

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Posted by cheapclassics on Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:54 PM

Good evening all,

Quiet day at work.  Got one issue resolved.  Watch Prime Time Jeopardy again.  Weather warmer.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by sir james I on Friday, January 10, 2020 8:51 AM

Very dark @ 45 degrees. The guessers are forecasting gloom and doom between now and Sunday morning. Up to 3 inches of rain for us, freezing rain north and snow beyond that line. Trains? not much here, I did run a few. The guys are talking York plans but I'm not going.

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Friday, January 10, 2020 10:01 AM

59 and msotly sunny.  Rain tomorrow night from the mess out west and south of us.  Good luck to those in the path of that.

Prayers for Mrs. Roy.  

Nothing much on agenda today.  Next week is a mess.

Have a good one.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Friday, January 10, 2020 9:26 PM

Evening folks!

Raining here. Had a tornado warning for our area tonight but did not materialize this time.

Good day for the Mrs. Thanks again for the positive thoughts!

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Posted by Banks on Friday, January 10, 2020 11:01 PM

Hello there,

should be sleeping but wide awake.

Roy....glad to hear the Mrs is doing better. 

Kev...OUCH! Glad it wasn't any worse. Many years ago a friend lost a leg because of a botched colonoscopy. A misdiagnosed perforated bowel caused sepsis.

Buckeye. ....sounds like you've got the wiring under control.

Haven't been doing much this week. Dealing with an abscessed tooth. During my 2nd visit to the dentist she surprised me by recommending I get it pulled. No  $$$$ root canal. Comes out on the 18th. Meanwhile antibiotics, Tylenol and soft food.

Picked up the Tahoe from Ammco. Could have saved some  $$ elsewhere but I've got a nationwide warranty.

After  $1,400 in parts reassembly has started on the Massey Ferguson. Gonna take some time. After the rear end is back together it needs split to replace the hydraulic pump then put the top back on.

Best try to sleep.

 

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Saturday, January 11, 2020 8:24 AM

Morning all.  It is cloudy and 64 degrees.  Real windy.  Rain tonight.  Hope all OK from the messy storms.

Glad to hear Mrs. Roy doing well.

Banks, a lot of mechanical work your way.  May change thermostat in 97 pickup.  Slow opening at first.  Don't want it to stick on me.

Later.

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Posted by V8Vega on Saturday, January 11, 2020 10:56 AM

Sat & Sun. 64

I got the oil changed yesterday at Jiffy Lube I had a cupon for a discount. It's good if you have a cupon otherwise I'd rather go to my mechanic. 

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Saturday, January 11, 2020 2:32 PM

Afternoon folks!

Short sleeves yesterday and snowing here this morning...gotta love nawth Texess!

SJ - burning wood in the big brick lined hole in the living room - Mrs is happy.

Mrs continues to improve and we are confident we are past the critical first days home where post-surgery issues can crop up. Fingers crossed!

Banks - ouch on that tooth - miserable pain...hope you get it fixed soon!

Kev - glad the throat issue did not go any further the wrong way! 

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Posted by KRM on Saturday, January 11, 2020 3:17 PM

Banks I hear ya, They started pumping me full of antibiotics by the IV the second I hit the ER and did not stop till I left the hospital. And I lost count of the blood draws they did.

News sounds good Roy for your wife. Yes Angel

Well so far the big storm has been a wash. They called for 2" to 4" of rain last night and we did not 1.4". Now they have backed way down on the snow for us this afternoon and tonight to less than 2". We will see. Think I won't pull the plow off the Rusty Ranger just yet. Wink

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Posted by sir james I on Saturday, January 11, 2020 3:52 PM

Kev glad all is well. Roy glad your wife is on the mend and that you found a use for that hole in the wall.

Banks good luck with the tooth.  If it doesn't show let em pull it.

I don't know how much but that 800 miles of rain passed right over us. Yep it rained and rained but not too heavy most of the time. Tonight's temp will go down to 20 so lot's of freezing. No rain at the moment, 37 degrees.

S.J.

Update official was 1.9 inches of rain but up to 4 in some areas. Tonights forecast is rain, freezing rain and snow. low of 27.

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Posted by cheapclassics on Saturday, January 11, 2020 10:43 PM

Good evening all,

Quiet day Friday.  Watched Bluebloods.  Did 6 miles Saturday at 3.75 MPH.  Really exhausted afterwards.  Lots of rain.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by fifedog on Sunday, January 12, 2020 7:27 AM

Mornin' boys.  Breezy and 52 in Wild,Wonderful,WV.  Saw Suzie-Q's birdies laid a big egg against Tennessee.  Me?  Didn't care.  Stopped watching NFL in 2017.  My season starts in 4 weeks at Daytona.  Wifey wanted to take drive up to Deep Creek yesterday, to enjoy the 71 degree weather.  Took princess to our favorite ice cream parlour in McHenry, and watched people tube down the slopes across the way.  Steaks on the grill when we returned home.

Did a little landscaping around Pawpaw tunnel in the train room, and tried to get a couple decent pics for SPF.  Need to find a second hand tripod.

Sir James - I'm glad the weather is getting back to normal in MI.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:35 AM

Morning/afternoon all!

Sunny and some clouds. Might hit 50's today. Did not crack 40 yesterday.

Being the primary here as the Mrs heals. My meals are not as good as hers, but not bad either. We have to keep them simple anyway since her diet is pretty restricted.

The Bullit mustang sold recently for $3.74M. Amazing the owner of 45 years was able to keep it under wraps for so many years until a few years ago. He paid $3500 for it.

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Posted by KRM on Sunday, January 12, 2020 2:32 PM

I saw that too Roy. Talk about a good ROI !!!!! 

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Sunday, January 12, 2020 2:41 PM

69 and partly cloudy.  Went to Church.  After that mistake.  Sook Wifey and SisterIL to lunch.  They wanted to go in a store after that.  Sat in car.  Over an hour later, went in and reminded them how long.  10 minutes later they came out.  Then wanted to stop by a furnitue store.  That lasted 15 minutes.  Got home 30 minutes ago.  Not happy. 

Storm, no damge and only a little rain.  Actually , no storm. 

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Posted by Banks on Sunday, January 12, 2020 6:31 PM

Hello there,

record temperatures here Friday and Saturday.  Mrs and I got outside Christmas down and some put away. Inside will stay a couple of weeks. It went kinda slow due to thumping jaw. Littlest granddaughters "helped" us a couple of hours yesterday while son worked on the tractor.

The antibiotics must be working, eating almost normal today using lots of Tylenol. The tooth comes out Wednesday.

Still warm the 1st part of the week. Finish storing Christmas and maybe split a little wood.

Later.

 

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Posted by cheapclassics on Sunday, January 12, 2020 7:25 PM

Good evening all,

Got sump pump out.  Water will rise again over night.  Yard is saturated.  Did some creative stuff with Legos today.  That was about it for the day.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by fifedog on Monday, January 13, 2020 7:26 AM

Mornin' boys.  Mild and foggy along the Patterson Creek cut-off.  I need a haircut.  Need to get to dry cleaners.  Need to work a bit at the office and yard.

Youngest Princess back at college.

Sigh

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Monday, January 13, 2020 10:04 AM

Morning all.  Rainy and extra warm.  Better than ice.

Nothing much on agenda.

Banks, use to love to work on tractors.  I did change thermostat in 97 Silverado Saturday.  Cost $20 with anitfreeze [which only used a little].  Repair facility wanted $130 with my discount.  Crazy.  Got to go pickup spark plugs for tractor.  Have points and condensor.  Do that this week.

Have a good one. 

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Posted by anjdevil2 on Monday, January 13, 2020 10:54 AM

Happy Monday......

Had Friday night dinner with Mom and spent the night there.

Saturday, made breakfast for Jenni and then was off to do other things, Mom did find the title for Dad's car so, Jenni may have a buyer for that.
Saturday afternoon, Mom came over and we got the tree down, took a break while my Princess had made dinner and we had a nice time.  Mom left about 8,
Jenni and I got the tree undecorated and I got it out the door and in the backyard by 930 PM.  My Princess vacuum and got all the needles up and the living room was back to normal.

Next phase is to get the bins in the basement and the Polar Express box back in the attic.

Did not sleep especially well Saturday into Sunday, got up late, did get the attic almost completed and got some things moved off the table.  I did install the Fastrack Crossing Gates on the inner loop.  You can now walk in the attic which is better than it was last week.  Expect more progress this weekend.

Sunday night started laundry while we went to Jenni's car club post Christmas Party which was a really great time.  We were home by 945 and in bed my 1130, as I needed to complete the laundry.

Mom is doing ok, I'll be back at the house the rest of the week, I have a meeting tonight and nothing the rest of the week, I'll be working.....tomorrow, after my doctor's appointment, I'll be working from home.  Jenni's going back to her parents home in Manahawkin for the week.

Prayers for Granny Pat, Brutus, Roy's Mrs. and Banks.

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Posted by divebardave on Monday, January 13, 2020 12:02 PM

Bloody Mary made with gin/pickle juice please...rough night in the ER last night with 2 roll overs and 2 code blues

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Posted by fifedog on Monday, January 13, 2020 4:41 PM

Hair cut - check.

Dry cleaners - check.

Work at yard - check.

I even spent a couple minutes in train room, collecting images for next SPF.

anjdevil - Glad things are starting to settle down a bit.

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Posted by V8Vega on Monday, January 13, 2020 5:27 PM

I got a Roku TV streaming device and can't get it to connect to my internet. i'm in password hell, I just hate this never ending password nonsense. If I can't get it to work I'll return it but I am hoping I can get it to work. 

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Monday, January 13, 2020 7:04 PM

Keep trying Dennis.  Not that hard.  You will like.  Also, Prime Amazon Firestick.    

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Posted by cheapclassics on Monday, January 13, 2020 9:27 PM

Good evening all,

Busy but good day at work.  Got some minor financial issues resolved as well.  I hope everyone has a good day as well.

Keep on training,

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Posted by Banks on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 5:49 AM

Hello there,

started to post last night but crashed.

Divebardave........Welcome!!!!

  Tooth almost normal. Yesterday store outdoor Christmas in the garage, made a run to the Massey Ferguson dealer for two seals we decided to change and split two billets from the trunk of the last ash tree.

They were about 40 inches across. I was wupped by the time we finished, Mrs ran the hydraulic lever on the tractor. Mass, a 9AM appointment and tractor work on today's itinerary.

Best move on.

 

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:41 AM

Raining and raining.  Even thunder as so warm.

Have a good one.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:51 AM

Morning folks from foggy nawth Texess (or is it me?). May hit 60's today.

Mrs is doing great. One week in, 6 weeks to fully healed. Off the pain meds yesterday. So far so good, some light withdrawal effects. Thanks again for all the positive vibes!

Been working on an ERR conversion to a ROW NYC 0-4-0 that I picked up at York many years ago. Adding the mini-commander and sound card. As they say - 10 lbs into a 5 lb bag...this is only possible as it has an enclosed cab. Got it all working yesterday. Still have lights to add.

Fife - our son heads back to college next week. He still lives at home Sigh

DBDave - welcome! 

 

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Posted by anjdevil2 on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 11:13 AM

Happy Tuesday...

Got done with my appointment and was home and at work by 840 this morning.  I have another appointment on Thursday early again.
A TON of issues already plus got locked out of my admin screen.  Finally got that figured out and back at it.

Cloudy and 50% chance of rain, and snowmageddon predicted for Saturday, but that's ok, I'll be at dinner that night.

DiveBarDave - Sounds like you're in the same "business" as I am....Volunteer Fire/Rescue, and full moon nights are a dreaded part of the biz.....welcome to the Pot!! 

Drill on Thursday then off to the weekend.

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