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Posted by bubbajustin on Sunday, October 25, 2009 11:32 AM

Afternoon,

Got some track yesterday. Flex Track to be exact. Te he. I rhyme! Also got some roadbed to put down under it.

TOM, I’m sorry you don’t have anywhere to run your fine looking locomotives, and consists. Could you join a model railroad club?

Have a good evening. I’m getting my pictures done this afternoon, so we will see how that goes.

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Posted by cherokee woman on Sunday, October 25, 2009 12:43 PM

grampaw pettibone
Paula, how about some thick beef stew with small potatoes over rice, macaroni and chocolate icebox pie for dessert? Thanks

 

Tom, I like your suggestions for our Sunday Dinner.  So we have thick beef stew, cornbread, small potatoes over rice, macaroni and for dessert, the chocolate icebox pie.  Everything is ready, and on the warmer bar:  except for the icebox pies, and they're in the pie cooler.

Anyone here have any natural home remedies for a cold?  Not running a temp, but I sure am sneezing, with a stuffed up head and nose.  yuck, yuck, yuck.

Everyone enjoy your dinner, have a good afternoon, and take care.

 

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Posted by JoeKoh on Sunday, October 25, 2009 6:56 PM

paula hope you are feeling better soon.Matt had a sunday school dinner after church today.Time for us to get ready for work tonight.Monday will be ok but they are calling for more rain this week.

stay safe

joe

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Posted by cherokee woman on Monday, October 26, 2009 4:47 AM

Good Monday morning, everyone.  Joe, I feel a tad bit better this morning.  But, still stuffed up, and, so far, no more sneezing!  Our weather isn't too bad this morning:  current temp of 45 degrees, going for a high of about 64 this afternoon, and a mostly sunny day.  Rain showers coming in sometime late tonight, tomorrow. 

Coffee, juices, hot chocolate, hot cider, hot water for our tea drinkers are all fresh, and ready for you all.

On the breakfast/warmer bar this morning:  the usual bagels, bear claws, turkey bacon, pork sausage, scrambled eggs, hash browns (home made), homemade buttermilk biscuits w/sausage gravy, or there's toast w/jelly (grape, mixed fruit, strawberry, etc.) (Can you tell I woke up hungry this morning?)

Everyone enjoy your breakfast, have a very good morning, and you all take care.  See you all later, and if anyone has any requests for today, just let me know.

 

 

 

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Posted by JoeKoh on Monday, October 26, 2009 7:02 AM

 good morning

matts on time and on the bus.Cw thanks for breakfast.Time to get a nap in.This afternoon going to work on clearing some leaves before the next batch of rain comes in.

stay safe

Joe

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Posted by grampaw pettibone on Monday, October 26, 2009 7:51 AM

Good morning. CW, I'm glad you are on the mend and feeling better, and thanks for breakfast. Jason, I'm sure there must be a model rr club somewhere locally, but I am not able to go out that much even if I could find one. Currently, 51 degrees and seriously overcast in Carolina, looking for heavy rain any minute. Everybody take care and stay safe.

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Posted by Modelcar on Monday, October 26, 2009 10:10 AM

.....Nothing but sunshine and clear blue skies this morning.  Beautiful sunlight shining on golden leaves.  And speaking of leaves, I will be able to get with it today....After the grass and leaves with tractor / mower.  Lower 50's right now, but to get much warmer later.

A beautiful Monday morning....

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Posted by cherokee woman on Monday, October 26, 2009 11:32 AM

Good afternoon everyone.  Looks like it's been a little bit on the slow side in here this morning.  So, I've just gotten through making a "light" menu for lunch:  sloppy joe sandwiches w/your choice of fries or steak fries, garden salad or cole slaw; and, tuna melt hoagies or roast beef hoagies

Haven't been outside, except to take the Win the doggie out, but the sunshine looks very nice.  Reported our projected high wrong this morning:  we're supposed to make it up to 68 degrees this afternoon.

Everyone enjoy your lunch ,and if there's something different you all would like for supper, just let me know and I'll fix that for tonight.  You all have a good afternoon and take care.

 

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Posted by tree68 on Monday, October 26, 2009 12:32 PM

Waiting for my ride to the Finger Lakes to check out a new ambulance station.  We need to build one and we're seeing what others have so we can come up with a design that works for us.

Bedtime last night go delayed by an illness call, and my alarm clock was replaced by the fire siren for a lad who said he fell asleep, resulting in his mini-van rolling over several times.   Note:  never tell the police you fell asleep.  Tell them you swerved to miss a deer....  (or whatever wildlife is appropriate).

Lacking certain of my beauty sleep, I decided to blow off work today, too....   Big Smile

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Posted by Willy2 on Monday, October 26, 2009 1:13 PM

Well, first day back to school after fall break. Kind of sad how quickly nine days with no obligations can go by. At least it's a nice day. We have more rain in the forecast for the middle week, which I imagine will drive the farmers crazy. Due to the damp weather we've had this month, they're having a tough time with harvest.

I've got quite the shift at Arby's next Saturday... 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM. I'm used to my typical Friday Night and Saturday Night 5:30 PM to 11:00 PM shift, so this new twist is going to be difficult to handle. And while I'm preaching about my job, remember that Arby's has 5 regular roast beef sandwiches for $5 on Saturdays and Sundays during football season. We also just got our mint chocolate swirl shake back. There, my manager would be proud of me! Approve

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Posted by Phoebe Vet on Monday, October 26, 2009 1:25 PM

cherokee woman

Anyone here have any natural home remedies for a cold?  Not running a temp, but I sure am sneezing, with a stuffed up head and nose.  yuck, yuck, yuck.

Many years ago I read an article in the local paper in which the author stated that the Rhinoviruses that are responsible for colds are very fragile and are sensitive to temperature.  He said that raising the temperature of your nose and throat like your body naturally does when you get a fever will kill them.  He suggested a sauna or inhaling steam from a pot of boiling water at the first sign of a cold.  On the other hand,it won't help a bit if it is an alergic reaction.

I am not a doctor and am not advising anyone to do it, but it has worked pretty well for me for years now.

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Posted by cherokee woman on Monday, October 26, 2009 4:10 PM

Thanks PV, I'll be sure and put a pot of water on to heat, and let it get the kitchen all steamy, and stick my head over the pot (I'll make sure I'm standing on a stool, so I don't get burned, though).

I've replenished the sloppy joes, etc., on the warmer bar for supper.  And Joe, there's a few containers ready for you to take to work tonight.  And if Lance is around, there's the same for you in the fridge.  Anyone else need a to-go container(s) for work tonight (not sure if we have anyone else here who works night shift)?

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Posted by JoeKoh on Monday, October 26, 2009 4:28 PM

got outside today.a beautiful fall afternoon.Matt got his homework done and helped rake up some leaves.Our maple trees are almost done.There are still some oaks and maples in the woods not ready to shed their leaves yet.But thats what happens when you have woods for neighbors.Cw thanks for supper.Time to get cleaned up for work tonight.

stay safe

joe

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Posted by grampaw pettibone on Monday, October 26, 2009 5:29 PM

Peace be with you. To my knowledge, it never has rained, although we have had very heavy dark cloud cover all day. Tonight, there is supposed to be a break into partly clear skies. Thanks for supper, CW, and everyone have a great evening.

Tom

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Posted by cherokee woman on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 4:25 AM

Good Tuesday morning, everyone.  Well, did it again:  woke up at 3:30 this morning, finally decided to get up out of the bed at 3:55.  Why lie in bed, when you suddenly wake up, and cannot go back to sleep?

Coffee, juices and other morning beverages are freshly made, and ready for you all.

 You have a large assortment of breakfast menu to select from this morning, from bagels and bear claws to oatmeal & toast and everything in between.  You all enjoy, have a good morning, and I'll be back after Tuesday Produce.

 

 

 

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Posted by Mookie on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 7:52 AM

Multi-grain beagle in corner, please. Toasted. Maybe a little chicken salad to go with it.  Napkin. Coffee.  Skim milk.  fork. spoon. pillow. blanket. music on softly.

Ain't life grand!  Approve

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Posted by tree68 on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 7:54 AM

Mookie

Multi-grain beagle in corner, please. Toasted. Maybe a little chicken salad to go with it.  Napkin. Coffee.  Skim milk.  fork. spoon. pillow. blanket. music on softly.

Ain't life grand!  Approve

In a couple of months...  For now I'll have to settle for a real mug of tea and a virtual bearclaw...

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Posted by Mookie on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 8:47 AM

Tree - knowing you, it will only be a change of scenery for you.  Thumbs Up

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Posted by Modelcar on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 9:17 AM

Good Morning all.....Late morning now.  First had to catch "Morning Joe" as I do each morning.  A bit of breakfast and then in here {office / computer room}.   Next, get ready to head to our mall.  Have some business to get to there.

And must meet a couple for lunch {worked with him for over 30 years}.  Which for me, ended 16 years ago....Started retirement. 

Overcast and some possilbe rain later today.....Warmer and sunshine tomorrow and Thursday.  Got my yard duty accomplished yesterday....Yard and leaves....Looks pretty nice now...We got rain a month or so ago after the long dry spell, and the yards seemed to really take off after that....and ours especially because it's fertlized 4 times a season.  More mowing, but I like it to look good.

We might hit 70 plus degrees Thursday according to the weather folks.

Phone call: Couple can't make the lunch date, not feeling well....so, schedule is farther relaxed.

 

 

 

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Posted by cherokee woman on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 11:19 AM

Good afternoon.  Made it back from Produce, did dishes, and took a short nap. 

I now have lunch ready:  Beef stew w/cornbread, open-face roast beef sandwiches w/mashed taters & beef gravy, and your choice of the following veggies:  green beans, sweet green peas, broccoli w/cheese sauce, cole slaw or garden salad and for dessert:  strawberry shortcake w/whipped cream topping.

The rain hasn't started here yet, but think it is on it's way:  very cloudy and overcast, looks like it could start any time, before the 3 to 4 p.m. time period they gave this morning.  Supposed to be pretty heavy rain tonight, into tomorrow morning. 

Everyone take care, and have a good afternoon. 

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Posted by diningcar on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 12:02 PM

I'll be there for lunch CW. Tuesday is always 'Detail Shop' (otherwise know as the Beauty Shop) day for Mrs. diningcar. Then she has lunch with several friends.

Cold front coming into AZ with a high of 42 expected in Prescott tomorrow. Guess I better look for some long sleve shirts somewhere in the closet..  

 

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Posted by mudchicken on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 12:06 PM

Apparently tomorrow is Winter Lab Day at WeatherGuesser U based on what the local weatherliars are talking about here. Will have to see how well our Forum freshman has learned his chosen craft.

(He did keep the snowmaker turned off untill after the plane landed here on Sunday and gets an attaboy for that. Weather people here talking about 8-14 inches starting tonight. What fall?Confused)

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Posted by tree68 on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 12:15 PM

mudchicken
What fall?

What summer?  Looks like we're down to three seasons - mud, fall, and winter....

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Posted by Deggesty on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 12:29 PM

mudchicken
Weather people here talking about 8-14 inches starting tonight.

No fair! you're not supposed to get our weather until a day later! We had been promised snow, but it had not begun when I brought the paper in about 6:30; by the time I finished the paper it was snowing lightly in the valley, and we were told to expect 2-4" down here and about a foot in the mountains (Skiiii!) None is sticking to asphalt or concrete.

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Posted by mudchicken on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 2:42 PM

You can have it if you really want it. The first major snowstorm here will flush out all the bad drivers who don't know how to drive in it, all the cheapskate and nimrod car owners who don't know when to replace the baloneyskins they are driving on and all the envirowackos raging against SUV owners but have cars not suited to mountain conditions and are stalled on the freeway going nowhere fast (wasting everybody else's fuel)

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Posted by bubbajustin on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 3:21 PM

Afternoon all.

Wet is the word to describe Western Indiana today. Last night was PTC’s and tonight is to.

See you all later!

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Posted by JoeKoh on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 3:43 PM

howdy

cloudy here in nw ohio.matt stayed home on the magic couch island today.went to the doctor to get some antibiotics.thankfully its not any flu.feeling better now.Larry matt and I have been wearing boots the past few weeks while watching trains.Cw thanks for supper.Time to get ready for work.

stay safe

Joe

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Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 3:52 PM

tree68

mudchicken
What fall?

What summer?  Looks like we're down to three seasons - mud, fall, and winter....

 

Here in San Antonio we have two seasons:  Summer and January!

 

 

 

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Posted by cherokee woman on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 6:13 PM

Our rain started about a half hour after I posted the lunch menu.  Still raining; the heavy stuff hasn't made it in yet, though (thank _ _ _).  It is already causing my sinuses to go haywire, and I have a sinus headache.

I've got some more beef stew and cornbread on the warmer bar, along with some vegetable beef soup, along with open-face roast beef sandwiches w/mashed taters & gravy.  

Joe, hope you're feeling better tonight, and will be able to go into work.  Got you containers ready for you.

Everybody enjoy, have a good,dry evening, and take care.

 

 

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Posted by grampaw pettibone on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 7:50 PM

Peace be with you. Paula, I hope that your sinus headache passes quickly. The wife has a similar problem. The lower part of the state is under a tornado and severe thunderstorm watch, and it looks like it's headed this way. It doesn't look too bad on the radar so hopefully it will disipate before it gets here. It's been raining most of the day and the grocery shopping got washed out, so will try again tomorrow. Take care.

Tom

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