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Posted by JoeKoh on Monday, June 28, 2010 2:10 PM

know the road,know your load....

waited for the swamp to dry out.Matt is pulling weeds and I mowed the swamp.Matt said this is too much like work.Finally going to be a dry week(according to the guessers).Cw thanks for supper.Going to go get things ready for work.

stay safe

Joe

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Posted by Modelcar on Monday, June 28, 2010 8:02 PM

......And as it was supposed to be.....we've had a very nice day....Less heat and humidity...Should be a winner all week.

Jean and I even detailed our car.....wax etc.....and now hope to do the truck yet this week.  Have to do so when the weather cooperates.

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Posted by switch7frg on Monday, June 28, 2010 8:39 PM

Paula; I share your feelings.Yesterdaysome folk came home from church and " inadvertenly ?"  left the 21mo. old girl in the car.  How in the world can one forget a baby.?? She passed away at the hospital . Now the police  are concidering  negligent homicide.  So very sad.   Jim

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Posted by switch7frg on Monday, June 28, 2010 9:01 PM

Brian,  I see no problem with the shots.Very sharp & defined. #5531looks like it will pass thru  my

front room on my 18in. screen on full.  Whoooo look out momma, ballast dust. LOL .

                                      Respectfully, Jim

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Posted by Deggesty on Monday, June 28, 2010 9:54 PM

switch7frg

Paula; I share your feelings.Yesterdaysome folk came home from church and " inadvertenly ?"  left the 21mo. old girl in the car.  How in the world can one forget a baby.?? She passed away at the hospital . Now the police  are concidering  negligent homicide.  So very sad.   Jim

I find it difficult to believe that someone who loves a child would "inadvertently" leave the child in an automobile on a hot day, especially in mid-Arizona. Even here, in northern Utah, such an action can be murderous.

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Posted by cherokee woman on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 5:08 AM

Good Tuesday morning, everyone.  We have 73 degrees this morning, high today is supposed to be 84.  But the 'cold' front has yet to make it to us, so we have foggy, muggy conditions this morning.  (We just have muggy conditions; foggy is out in the county/surrounding areas.)

Coffee, juices, etc., are fresh and ready to go.  Regular breakfast items on the serving station (yes, bagels and bear claws included). 

Everyone have a good morning, and I'll see you all after I get through with Tuesday Produce.

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Posted by grampaw pettibone on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 7:31 AM

Good morning from Carolina. 78 and sunny, headed for 95 and more thunder.

Paula, we too have a sad situation here. Saturday, a family had a fun day on the river. They were ashore and packing the car to leave and an aunt took the life vest off a 2 year old. A dog fight got their attention for about a minute and she was gone. They found her body in the river the next day. They are devastated and the hard hearted and cynical comments from the holier than thou bunch are making things worse for them.

Thanks for breakfast, and have a great day

Tom

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Posted by mudchicken on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 8:04 AM

Mooks: Gotta come thru again Friday and Saturday on my way to and from the UP Tama Sub again. Seems our GPS data for a part of our project got corrupted when something overpowered our base radio and drowned out its signals (Iowa gnomes? - Hate it when that happens and you have to dash back to redo work to get it right and kill off the uncertainties) If we go through Lincoln at a decent hour and Willy isn't throwing big bolts of lightning around like last time, we'll call.....

Mudchicken Nothing is worth taking the risk of losing a life over. Come home tonight in the same condition that you left home this morning in. Safety begins with ME.... cinscocom-west
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Posted by Mookie on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 9:54 AM

mudchicken

Mooks: Gotta come thru again Friday and Saturday on my way to and from the UP Tama Sub again. Seems our GPS data for a part of our project got corrupted when something overpowered our base radio and drowned out its signals (Iowa gnomes? - Hate it when that happens and you have to dash back to redo work to get it right and kill off the uncertainties) If we go through Lincoln at a decent hour and Willy isn't throwing big bolts of lightning around like last time, we'll call.....

We would love that!  Schedule little more flexible now.  Maybe share a chick....er....hot do....er..how about a salad?  Blush

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Posted by Deggesty on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 12:15 PM

grampaw pettibone
Paula, we too have a sad situation here. Saturday, a family had a fun day on the river. They were ashore and packing the car to leave and an aunt took the life vest off a 2 year old. A dog fight got their attention for about a minute and she was gone. They found her body in the river the next day. They are devastated and the hard hearted and cynical comments from the holier than thou bunch are making things worse for them.

Tom, that is truly sad. I know the family wishes they had kept her in sight, but what has taken place cannot be undone. I do not see how any blame can possibly be placed on anybody in the family.Sad

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Posted by JoeKoh on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 7:08 PM

low in the upper 40's tonight?? Time to get a sweatshirt for work tonight.cw thanks for supper tonight.

stay safe

Joe

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Posted by grampaw pettibone on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 2:08 AM

Not sure if it was on this forum or another, but a while back, someone asked how the Marines got the name Leatherneck. I have found the answer. In the mid 19th century, Marine uniforms had a strip of leather sewed to the inside of their collars to prevent sagging and hold them up to regulation height. When hot and sweaty, this caused a myriad of problems and this was discontinued in 1878, but the name stuck. Now ye know. Thanks to ALL HANDS magazine, Nov 1954 for this info.

Tom

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Posted by cherokee woman on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 5:54 AM

Good Wednesday morning, everyone.  I'm sorry that I didn't make it back in here yesterday.  Had several things to do, and never made it back in here.  Produce went well.  We had 62 people, and received potatoes, cantaloupes, romaine lettuce, small packages of mozzerella cheese, large bags of chopped cabbage, slaw mix.  We ran out of everything, except the lettuce.  Had three bunches of that left.

Coffee, juices and other a.m. beverages are fresh and ready to go.  On the serving station:  bagels, bear claws, fresh cantaloupe chunks, and the regular breakfast menu. 

Last evening, the three of us us were out in the front yard, Walt and Sarah doing yard work (Sarah mowing, Walt going along with the trimmer, and me "supervising".  I noticed the doors were open to the Church (next to the Center, where we have the Produce every week.  Three hours later, Walt and I are back out front, and the doors are still open.  So I walk over, and no one is there.  I check to make sure the entry door to the santuary are locked.  They are.  I'm looking around, and lo and behold, the Church elder pulls up in her car.  I tell her what's going on, and we start investigating.  From what we could figure out, with the help of a worker she was there to meet with, someone had been inside, and kicked the outer doors open.  Now, they're going to have to have the front doors done again (and they had just been redone).  I had noticed this between 5 and 8 p.m. last night.

This is also where the kids are tutored, and have their activities.  Right now, until about two weeks before school resumes in August, they have what is called Freedom School.  I bet the kids get a very good talking to this morning! 

Well, enough on part of my day yesterday.  Everyone enjoy your morning, and I"ll see you all later on. 

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Posted by grampaw pettibone on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 7:12 AM

Welllllllllll, if ya ain't heered yet, South Carolina took the college world series last night. Non stop woopie wahoo at present. This is the first national champeenship ever for Carolina in any sport.

A moment of silence please

                                                                                                                                           Thank you!

73 and cloudy, headed for 86 and thunder.

Paula, quite an adventure, esp when it happens that close.....

Everyone take care

Tom

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Posted by Willy2 on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 7:27 AM

grampaw pettibone

Welllllllllll, if ya ain't heered yet, South Carolina took the college world series last night. Non stop woopie wahoo at present. This is the first national chanpeenship ever for Carolina in any sport.

A moment of silence please

                                                                                                                                           Thank you!

A moment of silence for Rosenblatt Stadium also. That was the very last CWS game to ever be played at Rosenblatt. Next year, the CWS will be at our new downtown baseball stadium.

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Posted by CNW 6000 on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 8:03 AM

switch7frg

Paula; I share your feelings.Yesterdaysome folk came home from church and " inadvertenly ?"  left the 21mo. old girl in the car.  How in the world can one forget a baby.?? She passed away at the hospital . Now the police  are concidering  negligent homicide.  So very sad.   Jim

That makes my stomach turn...sick.

Thought I'd test the waters in here as it's been a long while.  Aedan turns 1 today...party this weekend!  I'll grab a donut and some oj then off to the hammock.

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Posted by Willy2 on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 8:55 AM

CNW 6000

Thought I'd test the waters in here as it's been a long while.  Aedan turns 1 today...party this weekend!  I'll grab a donut and some oj then off to the hammock.

 

Happy Birthday to Aedan! Happy B-Day Party hearty! Cool

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Posted by tree68 on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 9:43 AM

Feeling better today.  Spent yesterday morning at the ER with a severe pain in my abdomen - worthy of some heavy duty pain relief.  All fine now, with possible diagnoses of gall bladder problems or ulcers.  No history, so it's all new.   Going for a consult this afternoon, and considering possible changes to the ol' diet...  Not that it was terribly unhealthy, but it's possible certain things will be completely eliminated therefrom.  We'll see.

And a happy birthday to Aeden.  Be prepared for big changes - walking and talking will now become factors in your life!

I've got a bit of a "lab" now - a two-year-old, a one-year-old, and a newborn - I get to watch them work through their various phases. 

 

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Posted by switch7frg on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 11:45 AM

Whistling   Motherhood and common sense have seemingly slipped away. while motherhood is still present , common sense has become just pocket change.                Shirley, Jims wife

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Posted by cherokee woman on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 1:16 PM

Good afternoon, all.  Shirley, I couldn't agree with you more.  Makes me wish that we still had Moms/Mothers like we had growing up!  They (along with neighbors, other relatives, town folk knew where all the kids were, what they were doing, and keeping them in line.  Now, if people try to do that, they get accused of abusing their kids.  Oh well, such is life, isn't it.

Happy B-Day to Aeden!!  Hard to believe it has been one year since you let us know, Dan, of his birth!  Time sure does fly.  Think you'll be posting a few pics of his 1st birthday? 

Well, for supper (or late lunch for people on the west and in the midwest), we have Italian spaghetti w/meat sauce, garden salad and Texas toast on the serving station. 

We have beautiful blue skies with a current temp of about 78 degrees, with a lovely breeze out.  If I felt better, I'd go for a good walk.  Not feeling sick or anything, just kind of yecky (making a new word here, I guess).

Everyone have a good afternoon/evening, and take care.

 

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Posted by Deggesty on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 3:10 PM

grampaw pettibone

Not sure if it was on this forum or another, but a while back, someone asked how the Marines got the name Leatherneck. I have found the answer. In the mid 19th century, Marine uniforms had a strip of leather sewed to the inside of their collars to prevent sagging and hold them up to regulation height. When hot and sweaty, this caused a myriad of problems and this was discontinued in 1878, but the name stuck. Now ye know. Thanks to ALL HANDS magazine, Nov 1954 for this info.

I had long thought that the name came from the leather collars that were worn (from 1798 until the uniform was officially changed) to reduce the force of a sword blow to the neck. According to Wikipedia, leather collars were issued to Marines in the Philippines during the Phillipine-American War (1899-1902) because the Moros were quite handy with the long knives that could be used to decapitate anyone a Moro did not especially like.

Whatever the start of the issue, the name came from leather stocks or collars that were issued to marines.

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Posted by JoeKoh on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 4:15 PM

afternoon

another nice day today here in nw ohio.bad news in the paper.A young man decided to take on a viaduct on wayne avenue and lost.Police say speed was a factor.I am just praying for the family.Cw thanks for supper.Time to get things around for work.Tomorrow will be a busy day but we are closer to friday.

stay safe

Joe

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