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NutPopper

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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2002 9:37:23 PM

Pull up a chair, snap your fingers, "double latte" and lets hear whats on your mind. Gripes, comments, compliments, complaints, ideas? Lets get them out in the open and see if we can relate, have some fun, come to conclusions maybe, who knows.
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Splinter
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 9:40:58 AM

We're having such awesome January weather! Official high temp of 45°F yesterday!! Low temp was 25°F which is the normal high temp! Last January was soooo cold. The only time it "warmed up" was when it snowed.
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soutxed
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 8:59:25 AM

Good Morning

Feeling bad for those in the northeast dealing with the blizzard.

We are having great weather this week,, but rain and cold return this weekend. May affect plans for a Super Bowl BBQ.

Have a good one
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CGrover
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 8:23:56 AM

Good morning Handi, and anybuddy else that stops in today. 33°F for the morning commute.

Hope all are safe and enjoying the snow! We have none.

Have a GREAT day everybuddy!
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Handiman
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 7:48:42 AM

mornin all

another great mornin here, hope those in New York and Boston and elsewhere are safe

have a great day

handi
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CGrover
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 9:58:41 AM

Good morning sout, Handi, and everybuddy else coming in today. Good volunteering events this weekend, weather was great for both of them. Now, this week is getting warmer than normal...

MrGG, what kind of pie did you save? Good question about Beer Can Appreciation Day. Sorry to hear about your friend's situation. Hope she recovers well.

Splinter. wow.

Phone problems are not a good thing.

Have a GREAT day!
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soutxed
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 9:10:58 AM

Good Morning,

GasGuy. A former co-worker of mine who lived alone was found dead after not answering calls from his family for several days. I had called him once or twice, but knew he was having phone problems so did not think much of it.
Starting at 48°F this morning but should warm up to 70 later.

Coffee to go please.
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Handiman
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 7:32:06 AM

mornin all

above zero already

have a great day

handi
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Psycho Sid
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 10:01:04 PM

MrGasDude wake up.!!...What happened to Peg's female friend that passed out in her home?
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MrGasGuy
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 5:12:07 PM

Good Afternoon Folks !

"Opposite Day" ... opposites attract.

Sid
It may be a couple weeks until we go back to Duluth.

I need to go see that movie.

Two days ago my wife heard about a friend/former co-worker who had collapsed in her home and though her friends and neighbors missed her no one did anything until the sixth day when emergency workers broke down her door to find her.
After hospital time she is now in a rehab facility and is in surprisingly good humor.
I am still in awe of things she told us when we visited her.

Wake me in an hour please, Bunny.



[Edited by: MrGasGuy at 1/25/2015 5:12:43 PM EST]
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Psycho Sid
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 3:15:30 PM

Well Splinter, I guess the American Sniper would be better than the Joey Bishop show!

Where's that MrGasDude hiding? He must be up in Duluth..
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Splinter
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 2:45:45 PM

Little Splinter and I saw "American Sniper" yesterday. Great flick! Theater was packed. I can't remember a movie ending that was so silent. As the credits roll, the theater was completely silent. Nobody was talking. No music.
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soutxed
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 11:22:43 AM

Morning everyone

Sun is out and the temp is rising. Sounds like a good day to work outside before the next bad weather hits. No real meaningful football on TV today

Have a good a restful Sunday.
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Handiman
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 8:01:39 AM

mornin all

another day of NICE

have a great one

handi
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Splinter
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 2:35:11 AM

Light snow falling outside right now
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Psycho Sid
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2015 6:11:11 PM

MrGasDude, my beer can is empty, go 'figger'
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MrGasGuy
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2015 10:10:40 AM

Good Morning Folks !

"Beer Can Appreciation Day" ... full or empty?

Coffee please, Bunny.
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soutxed
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2015 8:45:18 AM

Good Morning

Jcisco, Welcome. Good to see another Texan here. Bet it's cold up there today.

Two memorial services today at our church. Will be going the sound board for both.

Have a goody day also Handi.

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Handiman
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2015 7:38:36 AM

mornin all

great day again

have a goody

handi
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MrGasGuy
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2015 11:27:42 PM

Good Evening Folks !

"National Pie Day" ... after tonight's fish fry I'll save mine until morning.

A taste of chocolate before bed please, Bunny
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Jcisco
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2015 9:21:40 AM

Greetings from Ft. Worth,TEXAS.
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CGrover
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2015 9:15:42 AM

Good morning sout, Handi, and everybuddy else coming in today. 30° and head winds for the morning commute, and biking to the lab for blood work. Happy Friday. A weekend of volunteering for me. Sat I am working with the Tour de Cure and manning a rest stop for a 5k run. TdC gets a huge discount in the timing chips for the TdC to track the riders. Then Sunday I am a course marshall at the annual Fat Bike Race at the closest trail to me. Organizer said he will give me a great spot to heckle.

Good morning Trucky!

sout, nice to hear the spa is fixed and almost ready.

MrGG, yesterday was also Nat'l Left Handed Day... I don't think her books have been published yet. I know the 3rd one she is finishing it up and working on illustrations.

Have a GREAT day everybuddy!
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soutxed
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2015 8:39:50 AM

Good Morning

Colder today than yesterday here too.

Headed to gym, maybe. Then a relaxing day.

Wicked winter blend coffee with a biscuit please.
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Handiman
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2015 7:26:53 AM

mornin all

23rd of January and it did not freeze overnight

have a great day all

handi
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MrGasGuy
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 11:39:07 PM

Good Evening Folks !

"National Blonde Brownie Day" ... huh ?

CGrover
Thanks for the update on Barbo, please wish her well from me.
Are her children's books (titles?) available here?
My granddaughter, 18 months old, loves books.
As often as I see ships in person and on the webcam, entering and departing the Duluth harbor I am always in awe.
To be there in person to see the last ship of the season and waving to and greeting the ships crew was special to me.
So few people know that Duluth is one of the busiest ports in the nation, yet is in the heart of the north American continent while hosting oceangoing ships (salties) from around the world.
In a couple months the Coast Guard ice breakers will be out opening channels for the ships to resume sailing.

A nightcap please, Bunny.
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soutxed
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 9:00:35 AM

Good Morning Trucky and everyone else.

Spa is fixed. We just have to drain and clean it. But the forecasts calls for rain today so hopefully we can get it done Friday. Will be ready to use it Saturday. Our church has two memorial services then.

Everyone have a good day.
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Trucky3212
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 8:41:56 AM

Mornin' all. Good time to watch the eagles here in Mo.
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CGrover
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 8:18:50 AM

Good morning Handi, and everybuddy else coming in today. 27°F here today. Got the bike washed last night, that was good.

Handi, I agree.

MrGG, she does. We order several jars every once in a while. She is now spending some of her spare time writing poems that have been published in the Kauai newpaper, and now she has written 3 children's books. I will pass along your greeting. Is it sad to see the last ship come in?

Have a GREAT day everybuddy!
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Handiman
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 7:37:33 AM

mornin all

headed for above freezing temps today (what month is it?)

have a great day all

handi
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soutxed
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2015 9:43:30 AM

Good Morning,

Spa is half way done. Waiting for the people to return and make sure the leak is repaired.

National Hug Day--maybe I should go to the mall and see who I can hug. (NOT)

with that, I am out of here. Coffee to go!
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2015 9:31:26 AM

Morning all!
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MrGasGuy
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2015 9:28:05 AM

Good Morning Folks !

"National Hugging Day" ... now I have an excuse in public?

CGrover
I have been wondering about Barbo and whether she still is marketing her sauces.
Please pass along greetings.

Saw another furnace service truck in the neighborhood when we got home last night.

This development is 19-20 years old and we have been telling residents to be aware of the age of their furnaces.

I was at the Duluth shipping canal yesterday as the last ship of the season entered for winter layup.

Coffee please, Bunny.
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CGrover
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2015 8:34:32 AM

Good morning Handi, and everybuddy else coming in today. Fresh snow on the ground and some falling still. Maybe an inch. Streets were in every condition-unplowed, plowed, and sloppy slushy for the morning bike commute.

Really hating these warm temps and not enough snow. Lots of furnaces going out around here...

Splinter, will do!

Have a GREAT day everybuddy!
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Handiman
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2015 7:25:42 AM

mornin all

still above average temps here, warmest last half of January in decades

have a great day all

handi
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Splinter
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2015 11:51:58 AM

Really enjoying our above average temps!!!

MrG - our furnace went out last Friday. Mrs Splinter was home and said it was due to a dirty sensor or something like that.

soutxed - sorry to hear about your baseball team.

CG - say hi to Barbo for me!
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2015 9:55:20 AM

Good morning sout, MrGG, Handi, and everybuddy else coming in. Had a nice long weekend. Got in some biking, watched a great 55 minutes of Packer football only to watch them lose. Oh well. Weather has been warmer than normal, interfering with off road riding.

sout, sorry to hear about your minor league team. I just heard my boss say she saw that movie over the weekend and enjoyed it. Did your spa get fixed?

MrGG, nice to hear about your furnace. Dang! I had popcorn on Sunday. We will be heading to Hanalei in a few weeks, and we will see Barbo and where Puff the Magic Dragon is. My grandpa was always talking about the heat loss from the head.

Have a GREAT day everybuddy!
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2015 9:38:46 AM

Good Morning,

It's official the minor league baseball team where I worked many summers in the last 15 years has folded. The owners closed up shop owing many of us our last paychecks and some businesses a great deal of money. I smell lawsuit.

Went to see the movie "Selma" yesterday. Somewhat inaccurate, but still a good movie.

Temp is 56°F this morning and very foggy. Glad I don[t have anything until till tonight.

Have a good day everyone.
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MrGasGuy
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2015 7:54:45 AM

Good Morning Folks !

"Penguin Awareness Day" ... Penguins are found in Antarctica, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Peru, the Falkland Islands, and the Galapagos Islands. Elsewhere, they are only found in zoos.
I think I just saw one on the shore of Lake Superior, it is looking very cold and wintery here
The Great Lakes shipping season is done on this end of the lakes with the last ship scheduled to have arrived in Duluth overnight for winter layup.

My furnace is fixed with the repair tech finding the key problem immediately and finding two more genuine problems.
Happy to have an experienced pro checking it out.

Coffee please, Bunny.
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Handiman
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2015 7:25:46 AM

mornin all

can't believe the great weather we've been having

have a great day

handi
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BGJam
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2015 9:35:11 AM

Howdy Folks

The Mpls Boat Show starts this week. That means the days are gettin' longer and the boating season is just around the corner. I'm lookin' forward to gettin' out on the river and watchin' the eagles raise their young.MN DNR Eagle Cam

Biscuits and Gravy, please, Bunny
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MrGasGuy
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2015 8:56:53 AM

Good Morning Folks !

"National Popcorn Day" ... mom said to share !

Coffee please, Bunny.
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2015 7:55:38 AM

Good Morning,

Heck of a game between Seahawks and Green Bay.

Up early as someone is suppose to come early today to repair our spa. Been delayed with all the rain and cold weather.

Pancakes to go with the coffee.
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Handiman
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2015 7:35:01 AM

mornin all

ah, glorious Mondays "groan"

have a great one

handi
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soutxed
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2015 11:48:19 AM

Good Morning,

Have a good Winnie the Pooh Day to everyone

Warming up here in Texas.

Hot coffee here too.
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MrGasGuy
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2015 9:33:58 AM

Good Morning Folks !

"Winnie the Pooh Day" ... sweet.

My furnace decided to stop working overnight, thankfully it is not bitter cold.

Hot coffee lease, Bunny.
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Handiman
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2015 8:28:40 AM

mornin all

cooler today --- but still pleasant

have a great day all

handi
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MrGasGuy
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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2015 7:16:12 PM

Good Evening Folks !

"Ditch New Years Resolutions Day" ... If you haven't accomplished, broken, or given up your New Year's resolutions, today is your chance to get out from under them.

A martini before dinner please, Bunny.
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2015 6:51:56 PM

No snow today...
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Splinter
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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2015 1:40:26 PM

Temp is above freezing!! Woo Hoo!
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soutxed
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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2015 10:05:03 AM

Good Morning,

Warmer heren also. Looks like a good day to put all the Christmas decorations back in the attic and store room.

Coffee to go please.
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Handiman
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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2015 7:15:09 AM

mornin all

warmer here again, could hit the freezing mark

have a great day

handi
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MrGasGuy
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2015 1:46:05 PM

Good Morning Folks !

"Appreciate a Dragon Day" ... PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON

Lemonade please, Bunny.
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