Feb. 2020 Coffee Pot. 15 years old. Bacon and Country Ham to smell up the kitchen. Some Eggs and Hot Coffee.

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Thursday, February 13, 2020 8:33 AM

68 degrees and trying to rain as usual.  Got a busy afternoon.

Roy, we did one of those hydrants out back inside the fence.  Got tired of dragging hoses across the concrete to water out back.  Went down property line behind everything and set it in concrete.  Stone under it to help with draining it.  Works great. 

Have a good one. 

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Posted by cheapclassics on Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:53 AM

Good morning all,

Slow drive into work but made it there.  Quiet day at work yesterday.  Watched the LEGO show competition show last night, but may give up on it.  They built stuff just to knock it apart.  Not much point.  A mix of weather today.   Open test for Indy car yielded definite mixed results for AJ's team.  SeaBass was fastest during time he was in car, the other driver was the slowest.....by a lot.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by fifedog on Friday, February 14, 2020 6:40 AM

Mornin' boys.  Cloudy and 28, and that may be as warm as it gets until tomorrow evening.  We visited my folks yesterday, and then journeyed to Cumberland, where we enjoyed a cozy dinner at City Lights restaurant.

I'm conductor on tonight's Murder Mystery train, and pulling double-duty tomorrow, hosting the Newlywed Game.  Can you guys see me as a game show host...?

Oh, it's Valentine's Day.  Best get down to the Citgo for the best selection of light-up plastic roses.

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Posted by KRM on Friday, February 14, 2020 8:44 AM

Morning,

Woke up to full sun and -4 degrees on The North Bluff.

Plan for the day,,,cook wood and stay warm!

Up-date on my plow issue, So an hour of pi$$ing around and it is all good. Seems it was some bad connector work from the previous owner that caused the wire to over heat. Lucky for me I had some new connector lugs for the correct wire size in the tool box. , I soldered them in, no crimping. Working like a champ now.

They were fried!!!

 

 

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Friday, February 14, 2020 2:58 PM

Good repair report Kev.

Back from Father-in-law's cleaning out junk sorry sister-in-law and her son left behind.  Had to get heat back on as propane Wifey bought in Nov. ran out.  Gas delivered and furnace back on.  Have to pay for gas as delivered as Sister-in-law left with over 1K in propane bill [in Father-in-law's name and he hd been dead for two years].

Cleaned out two baths and three bedrooms.  They left a lot of good stuff.  Bet 6 nice flat screen TV's.

Could not get into the forum this AM.  Always something here.   

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Friday, February 14, 2020 4:34 PM

Well Happy Valentines Day all!

Cards for the Mrs - check!

Dozen red roses for the Mrs - check!

Italian dinner out tonight - check!

All good here!

Kev - glad that was an easy repair!

Fife - conductors tux?

Chief - that's kinda sad about the nephew/SIL situation.

MikeC - I see major strife after kids watching that Lego show think smashing someone's creation is proper...

Day started below freezing but warmed up to a nice sunny 50!

62 predicted tomorrow with lotsa sun!

 

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Posted by Banks on Friday, February 14, 2020 7:57 PM

wrmcclellan
MikeC - I see major strife after kids watching that Lego show think smashing someone's creation is proper...

I've noticed many "millennials" act like they watched to much Sponge Bob

Hello there,  tonight predicted to be the coldest night of the winter so far at 8 degrees. Temps back to the 40s next week. Warmest winter since 1950 so far .

Spent several hours yesterday dealing with Mom paperwork . Found 2 bogus checks total about $700 in her  account. Today rebuilt a circulation pump and prepping for this evenings 99th birthday party for Mom.

Best get to sleep.

 

Prayers for those in need

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Posted by Buckeye Riveter on Saturday, February 15, 2020 6:51 AM

Just watched that Legos show. Idea It inspired me. Devil Packing the truck and heading to Roseyville to see the Chief's layout. Mischief

Celebrating 15 years on the CTT Forum. Smile, Wink & Grin

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Posted by sir james I on Saturday, February 15, 2020 8:26 AM

Just checking in.

Bright sun @ 17 degrees, going to 30 this PM. Snow melt is down to grass high. We should lose more today. Club meet tonight, a night out with the guys.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Saturday, February 15, 2020 8:50 AM

Buckeye Riveter

Just watched that Legos show. Idea It inspired me. Devil Packing the truck and heading to Roseyville to see the Chief's layout. Mischief

LaughPirate

Partly cloudy start to da day...60's possible 

Had a very nice dinner and evening last night. Son brought flowers for mom - Thumbs Up

Banks - Happy Birthday to your mom! Happy B-Day

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Saturday, February 15, 2020 9:20 AM

Morning.  Sunny and cold.  Not much on agenda.

 

Aimed for you know where. 

Have a good one.

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Posted by fifedog on Sunday, February 16, 2020 6:09 AM

Mornin' boys.  Waking up bright and early with missle envy.  Clear and 31 along the Patterson Creek cut-off.  Daytona 500 today.  Nothing else on my agenda.

3 dinner trains in a row makes for a long weekend.  But they were all fun to put on, which made it go by smoothly.  Roy, I kinda look like an emporer penguin in this get- up.  The couples were great.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Sunday, February 16, 2020 8:37 AM

Morning folks!

Sunny and maybe 70 today!

Fife - maybe just "Emporer" ! All kneel....Cowboy

Yes - NASCAR today! Watched a bit of the Cup practices and Xfinity Race yesterday afternoon.

Chief - that's some yard art!

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Posted by fifedog on Sunday, February 16, 2020 8:59 AM

Maybe this "Emperor" would be the right fit...

 

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Posted by KRM on Sunday, February 16, 2020 9:27 AM

 Good morning ,

Outfitted the XUV 590i Gator with some wicked LED flood lights yesterday. A real PITA to do but BOY do they work nice. Wifey and I took it out through the woods after dark and it was like it was daylight with them on out there. Yes

 

 

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Posted by KRM on Sunday, February 16, 2020 9:29 AM

fifedog

Mornin' boys.  Waking up bright and early with missle envy.  Clear and 31 along the Patterson Creek cut-off.  Daytona 500 today.  Nothing else on my agenda.

3 dinner trains in a row makes for a long weekend.  But they were all fun to put on, which made it go by smoothly.  Roy, I kinda look like an emporer penguin in this get- up.  The couples were great.

 

 

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Kind of look like Stretch Armstrong to me.  Laugh

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Sunday, February 16, 2020 10:30 AM

fifedog

Maybe this "Emperor" would be the right fit...

Wow, so with your brakemans club and throwing folks off the train, is there anyone left when you return to the station? I guess it saves fuel!

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Sunday, February 16, 2020 1:21 PM

61 and partly cloudy.  Church and brunch [with a couple that owns restaurant in R'ville].  Now gro for Wifey and then paint a window thingy I did to storage area to garage.

Have a great week ahead. 

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Posted by Northwoods Flyer on Sunday, February 16, 2020 4:34 PM

fife? 

I hardly recognized you.

You look so thin.

Zip it!

 

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Posted by KRM on Sunday, February 16, 2020 6:47 PM

North Woods, thanks for fixing Fife, picture!!

The worst Daytona 500 kinda of should of start ever!!! Give it to FOX / FOX News and the rest for making it a political event rather than a race one hour wasted on junk hipe, WTH???? Who cares about any president attending a race and if so he should shut up and stay in the stands, and they give this guy the stage??? I am done already for the year. Come On already. Where does this stuff stop??? Something is way wrong with the way this is .... JMHO If he was from the other side I could only guess how many would be going nuts about it. This is not a political side taking but rather a why does it look that way. I could care less one way or the other but hate the driving forces I see there. SoapBox

 

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Posted by fifedog on Monday, February 17, 2020 7:32 AM

O-ho-k, now...  Sun came up this morning. Smile Will have to DVR 500 this afternoon.  I used the time yesterday to paint the new hardshell scenery, and work on the apple orchard trees.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Monday, February 17, 2020 8:25 AM

Morning folks!

Gray, supposed to be sunny, 81 today??, and then the big cold front tonight.

Signed up for the YouTube TV 2 week free trial last week. So far we like it. More sports channels, all the channels we had with DirectTV, and not the dozens of infomercial channels that came with the DTV package. Unlimited cloud DVR. There are some quirks like every time you turn it on it comes up on the home page and you have to select Live TV. But for less than half of what we are currently paying for DTV it is a great deal and compensates for the quirks. Plus it works on any smart TV, TV with a Fire Stick (or similar box like Roku, AppleTV, etc), PC, tablet, or smart phone. Can use it anywhere like when we travel. We do not have super high speed internet, something like 40 Mbps, and I ran three streams simultaneously with no issues to my sons smart TV (wifi), my PC (wifi in a weak signal spot), and the living room TV (Fire Stick with a wired Enet connection). 

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Posted by sir james I on Monday, February 17, 2020 8:34 AM

Sun and 25, going into the 30s today. Rain coming overnight will be better than shoveling snow. A big turnout at the club meet. Talk 0f York abounds.

S.J.

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Monday, February 17, 2020 9:39 AM

58 and sunny.  Going to high 60's.

County Commissioners this afternoon.  Being appointed as Co-Chair to a tax review committee.  Get paid for that.

Later

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Posted by cheapclassics on Monday, February 17, 2020 9:45 AM

Good morning all,

Complete waste of time Friday at eye doctor.  500$ down the drain as he wanted to "check" for any improvement.  Could have told him over the phone that information.  Have to go back March 6th for the laser treatment which did not work the last 2 times.  @$$h---!  Did 10 miles Saturday and had February birthdays on Sunday for the family.  Weather nicer.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by V8Vega on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 9:21 AM

23 hours since Classics above, so I'll chime in. I go to Vintage, a 120 people senors group at the big church I go to in a hour. After that lunch with friends at the church cafe. Then back there tonight for a promotional dinner for the pastors radio and media broadcasts. Yes I live the life of Riley

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 9:35 AM

Morning all!

Cloudy, gray, temps slowly dropping, 50's next couple of days. Only made it to 74 yesterday. Typ Feb weather predicted next 10 days, 40's, 50's, some 60's.

Dennis - Thumbs Up

MikeC - I too have been struggling with eye docs the last 2 years. And the labs can no longer make my required lenses...

Coffee Coffee Coffee

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Posted by cheapclassics on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:00 AM

Good morning all,

Quiet day at work.  Got stuff done.  Did nothing last night.  Weather getting colder today.  Roy, bummer about the lenses.  Can't anybody do anything right any more?  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:04 AM

Ah, now I can get in.  Tried earlier and would not open.  Probably someone posting. Confused  Seems all the other forums jump right open.  Just this one.

53 and cloudy.  May have some sprinkles by evening.

Off to a meeting.  Free lunch.

Have a good one.  

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Posted by KRM on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:13 AM

Wow Chief, another free meal!

No Doubt about it!

Yep I have the flu! :-(          Started on some TAMIFLU I had here, hope that will help. Told the daughter to keep an eye on the kids. No idea where I could of got it? They do say this years shot is only good to 58% of the strains out there. Sad

It has been years since I have had the flu. Felt fine yesterday morning and was down for the count by bed time.

Flu is different from a cold. Flu usually comes on suddenly. People who have flu often feel some or all of these symptoms:

  • fever* or feeling feverish/chills   Yep
  • cough   Yep
  • sore throat   Yep
  • runny or stuffy nose   Yep
  • muscle or body aches   Yep
  • headaches   Yep
  • fatigue (tiredness)   Yep
  • some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more common in children than adults.   Not yet thank God.

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