Random Thoughts Thread

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Bennett, Aug 12, 2006.

  1. Marlon_JB2

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    Sorry, Cherrie. I'm sick of all this bad news.

    Maybe I should (finally) impregnate a woman so we can have some GOOD news around here and a little Jeeper to add to the group?

    ... and 24 hours ago, I made the worst decision of this winter. Ugh. Being high centered on a chunk of ice and snow sucks.
     
  2. SurfGuitar141

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    :wave: Hi everybody :wave:

    Sorry I haven't been around lately, being a new grandfather I find myself spending a lot of time with my new little buddy. And now my new little buddy is going to have a new little sister come this June, so I'll be a grandfather X - 2.....

    Also, cold snowy winter equals lot's of work for those of us in the HVAC industry, even at 4 days a week I've been working my butt off this winter.

    My wife recently got some new photography equipment, and we've been spending our Fridays hunting for subject matter for her to photograph. South Jersey (as we've recently discovered) has a lot of wildlife management land, and bird conservatories. We are now known as "Photo Girl & Spotter Boy"...I take my binoculars and spotting scope, she brings the Cannon and an assortment of lenses, and together we've seen and photographed some rare and interesting ducks, hawks, and owls. Our latest quest is to photograph a bald eagle, they're around, we just haven't been able to capture one with the camera as yet....

    Hope everyone is well, and I'll try and stop by more often..... :wave:
     
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    Congratulations Gramps!! Nice to hear you're still around :smoke2:
     
  4. Dave

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    Welcome back grampsx2 and congrats.


    How about some pics of the "Jersey Devil". It is rumored to live in the "Pine Barrens" I think.


    Dave
     
  5. KJmurf

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    Completely random...

    Last week I kind of busted up my knuckles while making my rocksliders (mostly on the install on the frame...threading nuts onto bolts is nearly impossible with mechanic gloves on). So this lady at the store, trying to make small talk, asks me "My goodness, what happened to your hands?"

    Being an eternal smartass (and 6'2/215lbs), I told her the following story:

    "Well, I recently started drinking heavily. And of course, being Irish, that led to fighting. But it's ok now...because I found out that I couldn't keep drinking like that, so I quit." She nodded her head uncomfortably and said, "Well that's probably for the best." And without missing a beat I replied, "Yeah, I found that I have a bigger problem now...I like fighting." Conversation over...

    That'll teach you to try idle chit-chat with me.

    Eternal smartass - 1
    Nosey lady - 0 :mrt:
     
  6. Marlon_JB2

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    For some odd reason, I feel that I woke up too early.
     
  7. tommudd

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    I want to hear more about this idea you have.......:insane:
    But if you're going to do it, times a wasting. I waited too long to have some of my own, but with 9 stepchildren out there that I am still in touch with weekly/some daily and help them with advice/kicking their a**es when needed there's enough to keep me insane.
    But its still not the same as your own
    So get started Marlon!!!!
     
  8. Cherrie

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    My MOPAR Connection man is gone. I'm so thankful for my miss diagnoses allowing us the time this summer we had.
     
  9. KJmurf

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    Next time that happens...just stare at your avatar for a few minutes and you will be asleep in no-time. :insane:

    That thing is FREAKY!

    Just yanking your chain.

    Also, the quickest way to having a "little Jeeper" is artificial jeepination...but it is no where near as fun. :what:
     
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  10. Dave

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    MarlonJB3, MarlonJB4, MarlonJB5, MarlonJB6, JB7, JB8, etc..........oh myyyy....LOL


    Dave
     
  11. Marlon_JB2

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    Please, no. If I get close to Marlon_JB6, I'm getting a vasectomy.

    I'm pretty sure my brother is working on kid #4.
     
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    4! ... oh man. One is more than enough ;)

    Although my grandparents had 12 ... so I'm pretty sure I'm allowed to downsize this gen. :D
     
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    :(
     
  14. Marlon_JB2

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    My grandparents had 12 too.

    My grandfather made a pretty decent piece of change and a convenience store but when you have 12 kids, they lived pretty frugal.

    ...except for his Ford F-Series that he just HAD to have every 2 years. No he didn't lease them either.

    Payoff-Trade-Payoff-Trade-Payoff-Trade-Payoff-Trade...

    My grandma had a new Chrysler very often too.

    Some have said that he is where I got my problem from...
     
  15. Marlon_JB2

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    Oh. The convenience store. My mother, aunts and uncles put my grandfather out of business BTW.

    They kept eating all of the candy. lol3.gif
     
  16. Marlon_JB2

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    More bad news. Another frickin funeral.

    Father's side, my uncle (well ex-uncle) passed away three days ago. They found him yesterday at home, in the bed. :(
     
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    Sorry to hear Marlon. You have my condolences.


    Dave
     
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    Sorry, Marlon :(

    Friend of mine just found out his cancer is back and considered 'incurable' now. It's in both lungs now and a lymph node shared between the 2 lungs. Not in his throat, so no radiation this time, just chemo. Sucks.
     
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    We need some good news around here... :-s
     
  20. SurfGuitar141

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    I really need to drive this thing more, 8 years, 4 months and this is all I've clocked on the odometer.....