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Postby LukeJavan8 » Mon May 17, 2010 11:37 am

Some people just have all the talent.
Way to go Audiendus.
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Postby Stargzer » Tue May 18, 2010 4:00 am

skinem wrote:
LukeJavan8 wrote: ...

(Are you experiencing floods where you live????)


No. I'd be fine any way, up on a hill, although one of my creeks and a spring got kinda large for a bit.

It was like the clouds parted at our county and went around. Flooding all around, but not here. For an example of how much rain it was, my brother-in-law's farm about 60 miles from here got 14.1 inches in about 17 hours, and 21 inches in 48 hours. That's a lot of rain.


Well, there is a bright side, I suppose: you don't have to help him shovel 20-some-odd feet of snow!
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Postby skinem » Tue May 18, 2010 10:03 am

Stargzer wrote:
skinem wrote:
LukeJavan8 wrote: ...

(Are you experiencing floods where you live????)


No. I'd be fine any way, up on a hill, although one of my creeks and a spring got kinda large for a bit.

It was like the clouds parted at our county and went around. Flooding all around, but not here. For an example of how much rain it was, my brother-in-law's farm about 60 miles from here got 14.1 inches in about 17 hours, and 21 inches in 48 hours. That's a lot of rain.


Well, there is a bright side, I suppose: you don't have to help him shovel 20-some-odd feet of snow!



Nope, and that's one reason I now live where I do instead of where I grew up...not far from world's record observed snowfall...

What cures me of thoughts of moving back to my home area after 35 years is a January visit...
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Re: Saturday

Postby Audiendus » Tue May 18, 2010 10:24 am

skinem wrote:A prison inmate was assigned to learn carpentry and soon became the best carpenter in the prison. The warden heard about the inmate's work. So, when it was time to remodel his kitchen, he approached the inmate. But the inmate refused to fit a countertop for the warden's kitchen. The inmate said, "I'd love to help, but it was counterfeiting that got me into here in the first place."

"Can't you just nail a few pieces of wood together?" asked the warden.
"No", said the inmate, "I've always avoided tacks. And the last time I made a joint, I had trouble with the screws."
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Postby LukeJavan8 » Tue May 18, 2010 11:32 am

skinem wrote:
Stargzer wrote:
skinem wrote:
LukeJavan8 wrote: ...

(Are you experiencing floods where you live????)


No. I'd be fine any way, up on a hill, although one of my creeks and a spring got kinda large for a bit.

It was like the clouds parted at our county and went around. Flooding all around, but not here. For an example of how much rain it was, my brother-in-law's farm about 60 miles from here got 14.1 inches in about 17 hours, and 21 inches in 48 hours. That's a lot of rain.


Well, there is a bright side, I suppose: you don't have to help him shovel 20-some-odd feet of snow!



Nope, and that's one reason I now live where I do instead of where I grew up...not far from world's record observed snowfall...

What cures me of thoughts of moving back to my home area after 35 years is a January visit...




And despite the fact that many people say: "You'd miss
the change of seasons", I always say: "try me".
If I never saw snow again, except on a calendar picture,
I would be very happy. Wish I could afford to move.
I would be very happy.
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Postby skinem » Sat May 22, 2010 1:39 pm

A Madrid bird sanctuary sent several whooping cranes to a facility in Alaska. Upon landing, it was so cold at the airport that most of the birds refused to disembark. Word soon spread that the cranes from Spain stayed mainly on the plane.

(By the way, for the humor challenged, this is a joke. It is fictitious. It did not actually occur. Any resemblance to any actual occurrence is purely coincidental. Madrid, birds, sanctuary, whooping cranes, faculties, Alaska, airports, Spain and planes, while real, were used in a fictitious fashion for entertainment purposes only. Do not try this at home.)
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Postby Perry » Sat May 22, 2010 8:54 pm

My brother was once waiting for a plane when an announcement was placed on the board, "Flight delayed. Mechanic on broad."
"Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening all at once. Lately it hasn't been working."
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Re: Saturday

Postby LukeJavan8 » Sun May 23, 2010 11:20 am

skinem wrote:A Madrid bird sanctuary sent several whooping cranes to a facility in Alaska. Upon landing, it was so cold at the airport that most of the birds refused to disembark. Word soon spread that the cranes from Spain stayed mainly on the plane.

(By the way, for the humor challenged, this is a joke. It is fictitious. It did not actually occur. Any resemblance to any actual occurrence is purely coincidental. Madrid, birds, sanctuary, whooping cranes, faculties, Alaska, airports, Spain and planes, while real, were used in a fictitious fashion for entertainment purposes only. Do not try this at home.)




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Postby Perry » Mon May 24, 2010 3:52 pm

Well never having seen a plane, she might be sufficiently excited to drop her "haitches".
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Postby Perry Lassiter » Mon May 28, 2012 2:11 pm

This needs to be revived. It's great and at times grating. Don't miss the fine print of Skinem's crane post near the end. Whatever happened to Skinem anyway. Did he find AA to punful?
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Postby Slava » Mon May 28, 2012 7:47 pm

Perry Lassiter wrote:This needs to be revived. It's great and at times grating. Don't miss the fine print of Skinem's crane post near the end. Whatever happened to Skinem anyway. Did he find AA to punful?
Perhaps he joined AAA?
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