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November ‘21 Coffee Pot. Serving turkey potpie, and a side of grits...’cause that’s how we roll here for 17 years Locked

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Monday, November 8, 2021 11:50 AM

Congratulations K'!  Big Smile  Thumbs Up

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Posted by KRM on Monday, November 8, 2021 10:10 AM

Good morning,

And for some good news in these days of gloom!

We had a great time yesterday at Daughter Katie's and Dan's Gender Reveal Party. So I guess the cat is out of the bag, or should I say the girl will soon be out of the bag.
Sandra and I will be having another Granddaughter in April. Yes Big Smile
The most beautiful part of Katherine having a child is she makes sure they are a big part of Sandra and my life! Love those guys!
 
Leaves will be the order of the day. We are at peak I am thinking? About 75% still in the trees. Tongue Tied
Nice Haul Fife!!
Best get.

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Posted by fifedog on Monday, November 8, 2021 6:49 AM

Mornin' guys and gal(s). Sunny and Frosty along the Allegany front range. Shopping day, I've been told.

Nice train show in Altoona yesterday. Picked up a Marx tin Army building for oldest grandson. Snagged 2 big freezer bags of O-gauge wooden ties for $5. Also finally purchased the correct blades for my 3656 cattle pen, and some MTH diesel traction tires. All-in-all, there was something for all scales and eras at this show. About 80% occupancy, compared to past years. Of course, Banksie was always there in past years...

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Posted by KRM on Sunday, November 7, 2021 8:58 AM

Morning, still kicking but taking it slow and easy.

 Rib is fair when I am up and moving but He!! at night when trying to sleep? Dead Looks like we are in for our Indian summer this week.  Yes
 
Lots of sadness around these days. A very good friend of over 33 years came by yesterday to tell us his wife lost the fight against the big C. Started as Gallbladder cancer but by the time they found it it was in a late stage. Still almost a year of He!! for Donna. My she rest now without pain. Angel

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Posted by fifedog on Sunday, November 7, 2021 6:08 AM

Mornin' guys and gal(s). Sunny and 28 along the Patterson Creek cut-off. Finished the Fall scenic train with our biggest crowd yesterday, now I'm off for a few weeks. Me and my engineer sidekick are heading to Altoona this morning, for the Blair County train show. 

Good Nascar race last night. New winner and champion, which is always fun to watch.

Get well, KRM.

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Posted by smokey1 on Saturday, November 6, 2021 6:38 PM

KRM

Been down, cracked a rib three days ago. Nope, I don't like it. Tongue Tied 

Ouch not fun been there done that.

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Posted by pennytrains on Friday, November 5, 2021 5:23 PM

KRM

Been down, cracked a rib three days ago. Nope, I don't like it. Tongue Tied

 

OW!  Tongue Tied  Get well soon!  Big Smile

Big Smile  Same me, different spelling!  Big Smile

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Friday, November 5, 2021 2:05 PM

Sorry to hear that K', take it easy, will you?

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Posted by KRM on Friday, November 5, 2021 10:16 AM

Been down, cracked a rib three days ago. Nope, I don't like it. Tongue Tied

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Friday, November 5, 2021 9:32 AM

fifedog

I hope to attend the train show, this Sunday (11/7), at the Blair County Convention Center (Altoona,PA).

 

Good hunting!

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Posted by anjdevil2 on Friday, November 5, 2021 8:14 AM

Happy Friday from Central NJ

32 F right now 50s later and the Sun is out

Jenni and I are both still ill, already been a week, hatin' it right now.

Waiting for 1 part to come in and I can finish off another 494 beacon that I got with a lot of trains, HO and Lionel mix.  I have a bunch of stuff that either needs some attention or restored.  Projects?  I got 'em.

I FINALLY got the Gargoyl street lights and I can complete the Spooky Town section of the layout.  I'm trying to finish the train station section/module now, it's painted and the snow is there, need to wore up the street lights and start making plaster snow. 

off to work..........

I am the monster in your head...And I thought you'd learn by now, It seems you haven't yet.
I am the venom in your skin  --- Breaking Benjamin


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Posted by fifedog on Friday, November 5, 2021 7:26 AM

I hope to attend the train show, this Sunday (11/7), at the Blair County Convention Center (Altoona,PA).

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Posted by fifedog on Thursday, November 4, 2021 7:22 AM

Mornin' guys and gal(s). First frost on the pumpkins overnight. Sunny & 50 in the Potomac Highlands. Nice easy train yesterday, with a nice gathering of Vets on board.

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Posted by smokey1 on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 8:45 AM

This was posted in another forum, by S.J. who doesn't come in here because of not being able to log out. 

"

 It would be nice if we didn't say unkind things about others no matter what we really think. Yes I certainly have opinions too.
S.J.


 

Not sure but, that is why Don isn't coming in anymore and maybe Roy also. We all have opinions about others but do not feel here or in any forum, we need to be giving our opinions. I'm the first to say I have been very bad at doing this in the past, I agree some deserve it, but we don't need to do it, in respect to those who may disagree with your opinions, as stated I was a big abuser of this thought. "

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Posted by KRM on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:48 PM

Hi all, WOW been busy, My High School pal came up from Denton TX for Saturday, Sunday and left Monday. Then today we were on support for the grand daughter cheerleader duty. Just got home, Fun to watch 6th graders play basketball. Laugh

A pal dropped off 700LB of winter wildlife feed today. Hard frost last two nights. We did not get a frost till 11-1 this year, I never remember it being so late in the year. Most times we get a good frost in Oct?  So I had to put the heated birdbath out and take in the summer ones. Also found out my uncle is in the hospital but not sure with what. My sister said she will fill me in tomorrow?

Would be nice to hear something from Roy, Don, Mike, Doug & DoudgDG and some of the others but things are sure not the same with Frank and Banks no longer with us. Angel.  Guess I understand.Huh?

Not much else here from the North Bluff. I need to catch up later when I get some time to read.

Till then, be good.

 

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Posted by anjdevil2 on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:23 AM

Good Afternoon.....

Got very little done over the weekend - evidently I received a head cold along with my small amount of goodies from York.  

We watched Young Frankenstein Saturday night and after Halloween was over, Phantasm (Love the '70 Cuda with a 440- 6 BBL with pistol grip 4 speed).

Got Halloween cleaned up and put in the garage until I can get in there and organize it.  We had a nice bunch of kids come and we were essentially done by 8, but Mom wanted to keep it going until 9.  Turns out that was a good idea as I emptied out the fog machine.

Spent yesterday in bed and on the couch, had an emergency meeting at the firehouse and then home.  Off today - may make a run to Jenni's tonight.

Tomorrow night I have a meeting in Pennington for the County Association.  Looks like I'll be presiding over the county meetings for the next 3 years as the President is still in continuing care.  Spoke to him last night and he is in good spirits.

Spank - sorry you're stuck in VA - maybe a therapeutic trip to Winchester and Mario's Trains will help???

Did anyone see the Halloween video from Lionel?  I thought it was hilarious!!

Happy Anniversary, KRM

Looks like the Overlord is at work......

OK back to work

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 9:36 AM

Raining right now.  I was going to take the orange Halloween lights down today but it looks like that might be out.  No biggie, they do look kinda cool anyway. 

Not looking forward to dealing with the pumpkins, they'll have sloppy water in 'em!

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Posted by fifedog on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:08 AM

Mornin' guys and gal(s).  Cloudy and 46 along the Patterson Creek cut-off, but supposed to get down in the 20's at night.  Off goes the outside spigot, and in come the plants and palm tree.  We "exorcised" Halloween yesterday, before burgers on the grill.

Final full week of Fall foliage trains, then we will be gearing up for Fifepup's wedding, which will involve an overnite on the Auto Train.

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Monday, November 1, 2021 10:25 AM

Same here downrange from you Fife.  Thank goodness.  The inferno of a summer we had here had to be dragged away kicking and screaming.

Pretty good Halloween here, 40 kids showed up.  We DO have a surplus of candy though.  Not complaining!  Smile, Wink & Grin

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November ‘21 Coffee Pot. Serving turkey potpie, and a side of grits...’cause that’s how we roll here for 17 years
Posted by fifedog on Monday, November 1, 2021 9:14 AM

Mornin' pilgrims. Breezy and cool in the Potomac Highlands.

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