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The Flat Wheel Cafe and Diner, October Edition
Posted by cherokee woman on Wednesday, September 30, 2009 8:49 PM

Here we are in our new digs.  Looking forward to the new month, and everything is spick and span clean and fresh, like the autumn air.  

Same old rules:  We can all gather to talk and discuss anything and everything, trains and whatever, except politics and religion, and no alcohol is served in here.  Keep the language clean, as there are some youngins who hang out in here.

One other thing:  You don't miff the cat or the cook.  See you all in the morning!

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Posted by diningcar on Wednesday, September 30, 2009 9:17 PM

 

CW and all, I am back from travels and will be hungry in the AM. No problem as there are always good treats and eats. I will have regular coffee black and what ever else is available.
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Posted by Deggesty on Wednesday, September 30, 2009 9:21 PM

I'll be looking forward to visiting with all who drop in.

We heard thunder sometime in the night, and we had cold rain for much of the day. We expect the temperature to be in the thirties in the morning, so the furnace will come on (it has not yet come on today) in the night.

Johnny

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Posted by switch7frg on Wednesday, September 30, 2009 9:33 PM

CW, time sure flys by ya at times. Point~~~ this next week Shirl & I will see our 55th. wedding day here in the mountains. No big affair , just a get together with the kids. I guess the 55yrs. is big enough.  We haven't killed one another ~~ yet. LOL Got any peach cobbler /w ice cream ??  and wash it down with coffee .

                          Respectfully, Shirl & Cannonball

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Posted by cherokee woman on Thursday, October 1, 2009 5:30 AM

switch7frg

CW, time sure flys by ya at times. Point~~~ this next week Shirl & I will see our 55th. wedding day here in the mountains. No big affair , just a get together with the kids. I guess the 55yrs. is big enough.  We haven't killed one another ~~ yet. LOL Got any peach cobbler /w ice cream ??  and wash it down with coffee .

                          Respectfully, Shirl & Cannonball

 

Good Thursday morning, everyone.  Cannonball, what day next week, is your and Shirl's anniversary?  Maybe we can help you all celebrate, here in the Cafe/Diner!

Diningcar Jack, welcome back!  You have been missed, at least by me, as I always miss our friends who are MIA for awhile.

Coffee, juices and hot beverages are ready to go.  On the warmer bar this morning:  bacon, eggs, oatmeal, toast, biscuits & gravy, bagels and bear claws.  And there's some peach cobbler ala mode for Cannonball.

It didn't get as cool overnight as they thought it would:  it's 50 degrees here in the downtown area, although some in the outlying areas are waking up to temps in the lower 40s this morning.  

If any of you have any meal requests for today, just let me know, and I'll be happy to oblige.  Everyone have a good morning, be safe and take care.

 

 

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Posted by grampaw pettibone on Thursday, October 1, 2009 7:21 AM

Good morning. 54 and cloudy at present in Carolina, clearing early and getting up around 80. Cannonball, congrats on 55, may you have a dozen more, Paula, some beef stew and anything loaded with chocolate, if you please. Off to the wireless. C U

Tom

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Posted by Mookie on Thursday, October 1, 2009 7:43 AM

I think it is early?  Trying to type this with mah eyes closed. 

Storm that looked so bad last nite blew past us like an MT coal train in western NE.  It went east somewhere...

CW - s'ghetti and meatballs.  Can you make a Waldorf salad?  Yum.  And as GPPB sez - anything chocolate.

Laundry done - will collect and then must have some coffee or won't make it to grocery store this pm.

Yawn - maybe a stopover in the hammock will work....

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Posted by tree68 on Thursday, October 1, 2009 8:47 AM

So, I remember shutting off the alarm this morning.  The next thing I remember was half waking up and thinking that it was getting awfully light outside, followed quickly by a glance at the clock that indicated that I should have left for work 10 minutes ago...

We changed our name at work today.  Now we have to change all the references (sigs on email, business cards, etc) from the old name to the new...

I've still got time for tea and a bearclaw, though.

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Posted by Modelcar on Thursday, October 1, 2009 8:57 AM

Beautiful sunny morning here, and earlier our weather instrument indicated 43 degrees, but strangly enough....it appeared we had some frost in our backyard.  No wind, calm.  My weather temp pickup is 5' off the ground and I believe there can be that much difference down on the surface.

Congratulations to the Cannonball family for such a good figure of 55....Must have married as teenagers...ha.

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Posted by Mookie on Thursday, October 1, 2009 9:31 AM

Dear Tree:  That is twice you have overslept.  Now Mother Mookie must step in with her cure-all.  For a modest stipend per month, she will have you leave your puter on, close to your bed, and your speaker on high.

Each morning, she will make sure that you wake up on time and add a bonus of making you shake until you get your first cup of coffee! 

I have the required equipment in place - an aluminum soup pot and a heavy spoon. 

Still working on the details of how the duplex neighbors will receive this - but - they know I am not working and need a little part-time job.  (think neighbor with upstairs bedroom like ours is deaf from his music anyway!)

We are an EOEmployee....we work cheap!

Service available throughout east and central time zones (mountain and pacific will just have to get up a little early)

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Posted by Modelcar on Thursday, October 1, 2009 10:15 AM

Psssst......Does that wake up service include our midwestern part of the country......?  Not that I really need to be using the service, but some might....

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Posted by tree68 on Thursday, October 1, 2009 10:25 AM

Mookie
That is twice you have overslept.

Just practicing for the first of the year, when I will be able to oversleep every day and have only myself to answer to....

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Posted by switch7frg on Thursday, October 1, 2009 10:35 AM

CW , 10-8-54 at the tender age of 21 & 20 . Is there any warm cider and struedel apple left??    Cannonball

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Posted by cherokee woman on Thursday, October 1, 2009 11:52 AM

Tom, Mookie and Cannonball:  you're all on the ball this morning!  Here's today's menu:

1.  Beef stew w/cornbread (there's just enough left for anyone's lunch today)

2.  Spaghetti w/meatballs, Waldorf salad

Desserts:  chocolate cake w/chocolate icing, apple struedel, apple cobbler w/ice cream available to go on/with all desserts.

And yes, there's warm cider available for Cannonball, mudchicken, and anyone else who wants some!

I left just before 9 a.m. this morning, to go to the Post Office and then to the grocery store.  Managed to bypass any cakes, etc., in the Deli/Bakery, without getting anything (and believe you me, that is really something for me)!! (I did not have breakfast this morning.  

The sun is shining brightly, but hear that rain will be in later on tonight.  I think we've gone three or four days without any rain, now going to get some more!

Everyone enjoy your afternoon ,and take care.

 

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Posted by JoeKoh on Thursday, October 1, 2009 3:52 PM

Cannonball & Shirl congratulations on your anniversary.Mamma and I celebrate 15 years next thursday the 8th.Alarm clock?? we have Matthew.he'll come and tickle your toes.We played house clean up at our friends this morning.They bought their grandmas house and are updateing the wiring etc etc.We were needed to fill up the roll off dumpster and we did in no time.Last nights paper showed another truck decided to get rid of his sleeper cab by trying to go under the clinton st viaduct.They never learn.Cw thanks for supper.Time to get ready for work.

stay safe

Joe

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Posted by Mookie on Thursday, October 1, 2009 4:27 PM

Joe - think the city has a good deal going.  They see a truck coming and they lower the ceiling just a tad.  Then collect big fines.  Don't do it often enough to draw attention to what is happening....

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Posted by rvos1979 on Thursday, October 1, 2009 6:05 PM

Evening everyone.....

Mookie, right now, Milwaukee has a better thing going, they put a weight restriction on a few bridges on the freeway, then set up the portable scales at the next exit......

Larry, I have found that an air horn works nicely for waking people up, but now am in need of a body man to remove the head-size dent from my upper bunk.....

On my way to the house now, plus once the truck gets to the yard, it's going to the local Cat dealer for a new air compressor, that should cure this thing from blowing out all the coolant on me.

'night all, see everyone later.....

Randy in Franklin, KY 

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Posted by bubbajustin on Thursday, October 1, 2009 7:37 PM

Thanks for supper!

Our dog Rex isn’t doing very well. Pray for him please.

Justin.

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Posted by blhanel on Thursday, October 1, 2009 7:50 PM

//walks in the front door carrying thumbtacks, a small hammer, and big number cutouts "3" and "0"

OK, where's the sign and ribbons?

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Posted by cherokee woman on Thursday, October 1, 2009 8:01 PM

blhanel

//walks in the front door carrying thumbtacks, a small hammer, and big number cutouts "3" and "0"

OK, where's the sign and ribbons?

Brian, I've got the sign and ribbons right here:  I was just coming in the back door, when I heard you asking for the sign and ribbons.  And thank you for your help!!  Still haven't heard from you-know-who yet, either.

 

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Posted by Willy2 on Thursday, October 1, 2009 8:15 PM

Kind of a stressful day today. Had to drive to school in heavy rain and hail. It got so bad that I eventually had to pull off the road until it let up. Then once I got to school, I nearly got into an accident with someone who came speeding out of one of the student parking lots without even checking for cross traffic. I was happy to get home this afternoon!

I think I know who has a birthday tomorrow, but I won't tell a soul!

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Posted by locomutt on Thursday, October 1, 2009 9:54 PM

rvos1979

Evening everyone.....

Mookie, right now, Milwaukee has a better thing going, they put a weight restriction on a few bridges on the freeway, then set up the portable scales at the next exit......

Larry, I have found that an air horn works nicely for waking people up, but now am in need of a body man to remove the head-size dent from my upper bunk.....

On my way to the house now, plus once the truck gets to the yard, it's going to the local Cat dealer for a new air compressor, that should cure this thing from blowing out all the coolant on me.

'night all, see everyone later.....

Randy in Franklin, KY 

 

Ouch!! Hitting that bunk must have hurt!

I see that you're in Franklin, Ky., guess you know by now about the Construction/destruction on I -65 here through the city. If you have to go through there on your journeys, please be Extra careful doing so. They keep saying "Use Alternate Routes", but if you want to go through here on the Interstate, it would be impossible to do that. (and get through here in a reasonable amount of time.)

To borrow a Joe statement, "Stay Safe"!

 

Well, I do know who has a Birthday tomorrow; but I'm not saying. Hope that particular person has a Great one!! Happy B-Day Oh to be that Young Again!  (NOT)

Justin, hope all goes well with your dog; it's not easy at all going through things like that.

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Posted by cherokee woman on Friday, October 2, 2009 6:02 AM

Good Friday morning, everyone, and:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DAN!!!!!!Happy B-Day Happy B-Day Happy B-Day Happy B-Day

 To celebrate Dan's birthday this morning, I have been busy baking brownies for our breakfast this morning. Just don't bother the very large brownie, with the 3 and 0 candles in it, o.k?

Dan, I hope your birthday is the greatest so far, with many, many more to come!  We want you around for a long, long, long time!  

The juices, hot chocolate, hot cider and hot water for hot tea are ready go do, and there's milk and chocolate milk also.

 

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Posted by blhanel on Friday, October 2, 2009 7:13 AM

Happy B-Day, Dan!!!

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Posted by Mookie on Friday, October 2, 2009 8:00 AM

Oh Dan'l!  The big 3-0!  Only another 50 years and you can collect the elusive social security.  Good luck and happy b'day!  Kisses

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Posted by grampaw pettibone on Friday, October 2, 2009 8:07 AM

Good morning all, and happy birthday Danl. 63 and cloudy in Carolina at present. Jason, I pray Rex will be OK. Mookie, please tighten up if you get a chance.... Everyone take care

Tom

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Posted by CANADIANPACIFIC2816 on Friday, October 2, 2009 8:11 AM

Happy Birthday!!, Dan!! Happy B-DayHappy B-DayHappy B-DayHappy B-Day I hope your's will be a good one!

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Posted by JoeKoh on Friday, October 2, 2009 8:17 AM

morning

a rainy friday here in nw ohio but hey its still a friday.Dan happy birthday.matt made it on the bus.Cw thanks for breakfast.After a quick nap mamma and I are going to go to lunch.Will check back later.

stay safe

joe

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Posted by Willy2 on Friday, October 2, 2009 8:41 AM

Happy Birthday, Dan! Happy B-Day

And what a healthy birthday breakfast too! Brownies!

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Posted by Modelcar on Friday, October 2, 2009 9:00 AM

......To our surprise, an inch and a half of rain overnight....Didn't hear any of that.  We need it.  But oh boy, is the yard ever growing now.....every 3 days requiring mowing.  Unusual for Fall.

58 degrees and lots of sunshine now and perhaps into the mid  60's by this afternoon.  New refrig. on it's way today......Sure hope the old one can be removed without tearing down half of the house and the new one easily put in place....Then I'll be relieved. 

Wishing a good day and weekend for all.....

Quentin

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