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Irked, came home, walked Nelson, fixed and et supper. I'm off tomorrow. I will get a toe x-ray in the morning, pick up a prescription, return some puck lights to Aldi that didn't work (the first time that I've bought something like that there that didn't) and take a friend to Nashville for an eye appointment in the afternoon. BUT, I get to sleep in.
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Laundered, vacuumed, napped. They said isolated showers, and they weren't kidding. It rained on my building ,while the parking lot was sunny and dry. Italian chicken and lemon butter orzo for dinner tonight.

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Old 10-22-2019, 08:21 PM
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Old 10-22-2019, 09:16 PM
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Well, my brain apparently doesn't work well on Tuesdays.

I was positive I told my girls team that we wouldn't practice Tuesday--I had actually told them we wouldn't practice Friday, so I ended up 20 minutes late for my own practice with no equipment and wearing 'going shopping' clothes instead of athletic wear. Apologized to parents and kids and ran practice (one of the parents kept them organized, bless her). Then went shopping.

At least I do know the 10U boys practice on Wednesday...

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Old 10-23-2019, 04:49 AM
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Ryanair has asked for my opinion of them. I feel very proud of the fact that I was able to respond as truthfully as the poll allowed but without using any words my Abuelita would claim "a lady does not understand".
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Could NOT fall asleep till almost midnight - I know I saw the clock at 11:50-ish. Then I woke about 4:40. It's gonna be a long day. Dammit.

On the bright side - GO NATS!!!!

Onward into the day. Happy Wednesday!
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Old 10-23-2019, 06:30 AM
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Good Mornin' Y'all! Up and caffeinatin'. *YAWN* 'Tis 52 Amurrkin out and clear with a predicted high of 75 and mostly N.O.S. for the day. Today I shall lay in provisions, purchase and deliver pine straw over to the church house for Sattidy's planned work day, and, of course, accomplish some church janitor Junior Warden duties. Sup shall be leftovers from yestiddy. All of that sounds like enough to keep me outta trouble for the day.

{{{Butters and Sunny}}} hope both of you are feelin' better today.

Nava it's a good feelin', to me anyways, to express unhappiness in a polite, but firm manner.

Now I need more caffeine and rumbly tummy wants to be fed. Then, bother of bothers, alas, alack, and woe, I must purtify and don appropriate bein' about the public attire.

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Happy Hump Day!

It's a wet 45 degrees outside, but is supposed to be N.O.S. with a high of 64.
Got the brats off to daycare.

I want to take some stuff to the dump today, but after all the rain we had, I think the place will be a mess.
We are planning to go to the Mexican restaurant for lunch.

I tried to read one of my son's assigned readings. It looked interesting, but I couldn't get through it. There are so many inline citations that it makes it impossible to get through. I think it must be 90% citations and 10% material. Shame, because it did look interesting.
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Old 10-23-2019, 08:52 AM
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Better today and irking. This is shaping up to be a lonnnnnnnnnggggggggggggg week. Tis only HumpDay! But I is here at irk where I feel like I live sometimes. Today is maid day and she will earn her money today. I didn't have time to spiff up the place like I usually do. I did manage to get the sheets into the washer and Buddy and his compound onto the porch so she can clean his area. The Little Shit tore his bed up. Looked like it had snowed in the room. No telling how much batting he may have eaten. He will not have a bed just some blankets. If he keeps destroying his toys he won't have any toys either.

Happy Hump Day All!

Who am I kidding? I just got him a 12 month Bark Box subscription but it is for aggressive chewers.
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Old 10-23-2019, 09:29 AM
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Morning all. Layabed until nearly 9am, for some reason I was really tired all yesterday despite sleeping normally. Not much on the schedule until the afternoon soccer practice (which I won't forget this time).

Butters, some weeks just seem to stretch, don't they? And sometimes the months and years seem to fly past (at least for old guys like me). Hang in there.

Nava, never ridden Ryanair (or the other cheapo airline EasyJet), but from what I have heard they are even more cattle-car like than US airlines (which can be hard to believe). I wouldn't worry, there are a lot of passengers that probably don't have mothers that strict on language...

FCM, here's a song to help keep you awake.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03VAIrkmrD0

All y'all take care now. Will forage for sustenance here in a bit.
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Nava, never ridden Ryanair (or the other cheapo airline EasyJet), but from what I have heard they are even more cattle-car like than US airlines (which can be hard to believe). I wouldn't worry, there are a lot of passengers that probably don't have mothers that strict on language...
After their last attempt at squeezing even more fees out of passengers, the one which got them a purdy fine from Italy:

"'Cattle class' is supposed to be an insult; O'Leary thinks it's a business objective."


"That O'Leary guy is just very literal. We ought'a be grateful he doesn't connect women's boobs and men's dicks to milking machines."


I've flown Ryanair and I've flown Southwest. The Southwest planes were smaller but the process was better and nobody tried to sell us scratch tickets. Norwegian is about as bad; I haven't flown easyjet in years but back when I did it was pretty decent (unlike Ryanair they didn't employ deceptive sales tactics and pricing); vueling or aireuropa are almost hoity-toity compared with the previous three.
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Old 10-23-2019, 02:58 PM
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We have struck sun!

Hey - as much rain as we've had this year that rates as big news.
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Old 10-23-2019, 03:16 PM
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Howdy Y'all! I have accomplished all the adultin' I set out to do today. Go Me! The clerk at Lowe's had great difficulty understandin' the difference between mulch and pine straw, however. Twice she rang up mulch instead of pine straw. Mulch is way pricier. Third time it rang up pine straw. YAY! Took *ONLY HALF AN HOUR* for that to happen.
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Since today turned out to be a nice day, we made two dump runs to get rid of the branches and crap out back. Still more to go but it needs to be cut up so it will fit in the truck.
Ran out of time too. The dump closes too early up here.

I got my new phone case today. The old one was getting too stuffed with stuff and wouldn't stay closed. The new one holds a lot more, but it opens the wrong way, the magnet closure is on the back instead of the front. If I turn it around then the phone is upsidedown. If I put the phone in the other way, then the camera is covered. Feels weird.
Also got my lighted reading glasses today. I can't believe I had to sign for them, there were only $9. I think the light will be helpful when I am trying to read something not electronic.

Bills got paid today. I have to use up the leftover ground beef from Moonday. I had a three pound package and the stuff in the middle was still frozen. Should be thawed by now I think.

I'm having a hard time staying awake.
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I put the 'hood' on the MG. It's a 'stow-away top', which means you take it off and put it in the 'boot' when you're not using it. I took the tonneau cover off and folded it, and put the support rods back in their case. The 'hood' frame is stored in two halves. I put them together and put the assembly on the car. Then I unfolded the top and put it on. Since Mrs. L.A. is out visiting a patient, I drove the MG to the supermarket.
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My boss is retiring next year (July, I think). I'm supposed to take over her job. That means I need access to make changes in our system. I asked our admin about getting the necessary permissions, and she said 'Last time I chatted with [the president] he did not want that permission granted.' Hm...

That has me wondering what's going to happen when my boss retires. If I don't have the permissions to do her job, then I can't do her job. The president (wrongly) thinks my position isn't really needed. I may just be paranoid, but... I wonder if I should start selling off all of my belongings. Anyone want to buy a bunch of firearms and movie equipment?
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I'll solve half your problems for you! Guns are like Jello -- I always find room for more. Any cannons, mortars, Krags, Mausers or muzzleloaders involved? But I'll take anything really ----- and have.


(Movie props I would be interested in but mostly horror stuff.)


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Supper was burgers and tots. I'm figuring on an early bedtime today - I's tahred! I may seek out Mel...
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I'll solve half your problems for you! Guns are like Jello -- I always find room for more. Any cannons, mortars, Krags, Mausers or muzzleloaders involved? But I'll take anything really ----- and have.


(Movie props I would be interested in but mostly horror stuff.)
No movie props. 16mm cameras and lighting equipment.

I haven't been to the range in a dozen years. I have some guns I've never even fired! Colt 'Signature' black powder revolvers, Uberti 'Colt' revolvers, a Colt's Government Model with civilian s/n made in 1916, a 1916 Webley, a 1916 'Red 9' broomhandle Mauser, new Ruger 10/22 with a Mannlicher stock and original stock, unfired Marlin 39A, an original Armalite AR-180, some 'AR-15's (Bushmaster and others), a Walther P.1 (P.38)... I don't know. I have like 60 all together, and I never use them!
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Dinner's in the oven. I got some chicken cordon bleu from the supermarket. I'll make some frozen Brussels sprouts w/butter sauce to go with them.
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Old 10-23-2019, 07:44 PM
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Howdy Y'all! We supped leftovers and made 'em all go away. This means I must figure out tomorow's sup. Life can be so hard!

Flyboy take the fart blossoms and throw 'em in the trash. That's the only thing I can think to do with 'em. ICK!
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How about eating them? YUM!
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butters, here are a couple of brands that I discovered for toys when Nelson was going through his make a snow storm in the studip with the stuffed toy phase: https://www.chewy.com/s?query=zippyp...submit-button= or https://www.petflow.com/product/kyje...-plush-dog-toy . We've had really good luck with both brands. They're plush covered squeakies in essence. Nelson's lovey, Rocky Raccoon is a Zippy Paws and his favorite fetch toy, Sonic Hedgehog (yes, his toys have names ) from Invincible Minis have both been around for a while.

Got my foot x-rayed (arthritis, just as I expected), spent far too long at the pharmacy, then took a friend to Nashville to the eye doctor (leaving town @ 5 PM meant that it took 1.5 hours to go the 36 miles to where he was staying), got home and et. Now, its sloth until bedtime.
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Supper was burgers and tots. I'm figuring on an early bedtime today - I's tahred! I may seek out Mel...
I think Mel will also be keeping me company tonight. Dinner was Taco Bell, requested by DH. His appetite hasn't been so good lately and he's lost a scary amount of weight since his accident, so anything high-calorie he finds enticing, I'm willing to indulge him.

The callers weren't too horrific today, there were just too many, and I had my least favorite queue most of the day. We're also playing "musical desks" a lot, with a class of newbies having hit the call floor this week. They were kept in a cluster for a sup to easily be able to babysit them all. Next week, we're reconfiguring again, this time shuffling the newbies together with the experienced agents. I've already been notified I'll pretty much be surrounded by newbies so I can help the sups help them, and other older hands will be in a similar position. Fine by me, I like being helpful.

I was ready to smack a couple of people (offenders were probably from other sites) for failing to FULLY perform a particular process. Under one specific special circumstance, an additional step is mandatory before said process can be done. This step was missed in these two cases. I was able to sort it out, but my handle time got pretty awful.
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Old 10-23-2019, 10:46 PM
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Evening all. Watched UEFA Champions League Soccer and then coached 8 year olds to try and do the same thing (they can't, but they tried). Dinner was a big bowl o'sallit, which was good. Looks all is (mostly) well with my fellow MMPers, so just keep taking care.
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Echo was a mess when I picked her up from daycare.
Hyper as hell, maybe she was over-tired.
She wouldn't get in the truck, kept trying to jump out. I took her for a short walk to potty, but she was still acting up.
Now both of them are snoring away.
I hate to wake them to go to bed.

I've had a sore throat since yesterday, and I keep losing my voice.
I hope it's just allergies and that I'm not getting sick.

Tomorrow my son goes to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore for a school project. I doubt they will be building anything, probably stocking shelves or something.
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Old 10-24-2019, 05:27 AM
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Good Mornin' Y'all! Up and caffeinatin'. *YAWN* 'Tis 49 (BRRR!) Amurrkin out and clear with a predicted high of 75 and mostly cloudy this afternoon. Rain may or may not move in tonight and tomorrow. We shall see. No big plans for the day and no reason to leave da cave, which is fine by me. Sup shall be chikin enchiladas, Mexican rice, and refried beans. OLÈ!

Now I need more caffeine and rumbly tummy demands sustenance. Then, onward into the day. Rah.

Happy Thursday Y'all!
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Turns out I didn't need Mel - I crashed and stayed unconscious most of the night, hence I feel almost human this morning! YAY! Plus it's my Firday, so that helps, too! And my boys spanked Houston big time last night - GO NATS!!!

Yep, good mood. Happy Thursday!!
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Morning all. Up early for no apparent reason, BLT's are planned for a little later and except for the 12U boys soccer, nothing much planned.

Sari, good that Sah-son is getting out and will be with people, even if it is no more than hauling stuff around. And tis' the season for colds now, I feel a little congestion in my chest this morning...

Rain is forecast all day tomorrow and most of Saturday, which puts the end-of-the-season soccer tournament in jeopardy...we shall see. 41F this morning.

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Happy Thorsday!

It was a chilly 36 degrees when I headed out to the park this morning. Twas cold until the sun came out. Only one other person showed up, until I was leaving. I would have stayed longer, but I have to drive my son to his project. Well, not really, because if I wasn't taking him to his project, I would be irking.
Since we didn't go get Mexican for lunch yesterday, we'll probably get lunch somewhere today. Something with a drive thru since the pups will be with us. I have to remember to get gas while we are out too. I need my son to hang onto Echo at the gas station. Ripple understands that he has to wait in the truck while I pump the gas, Echo will try to jump out.

Only things on the agenda for later are irk and house irk.
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Old 10-24-2019, 10:23 AM
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They make 'car seats' for dogs; I recommend one as they both prevent you from being distracted & keep them from flying/getting injured even if you just stop short.

There are a few different varieties. One is a harness with loop in the back; put the seatbelt thru the loop. The other is just straight, one end clips into the seatbelt & the other end clips to their collar (I wouldn't do this) or a harness (yes).
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I find it helps, when flying Ryanair, to treat the whole thing like an elaborate practical joke. They still doing the 'charging your to bring your hand luggage on board' thing? I definitely suspect if they have to drop oxygen masks, you'll have to put in a few €'s, plus maybe watch an advertisement, before breathing.


My frustration du jour is getting a stoopid parcel. It's a book, nothing exciting, but supposedly a good reference book for a skool project I'm doing. Ordered from the US at the start of the month. First off, the 'new' copy had magically vanished from stock, leaving only a slightly ratty copy. It took the company until after the projected original postage date to discover this, then email me (supposedly they're Texan, but they're using classic Indian grammar) to ask if I still wanted that, at the same price, of course.

Then email again, several days later, saying they couldn't send it without a valid UK phone number, so I had to send them that.

I finally got an email saying it had been posted 2 days after the latest day it was supposed to arrive.

It then apparently reached here in half the projected time, with the first delivery being attempted on Monday, while I was away.

Followed by (apparently, though there was no note) one on Tuesday,

Then one on Wednesday, a few hours before I got back, accompanied by a note saying 'We've now made 3 delivery attempts, your parcel will be sent back to the local depot'. It was still actually with the contractor who tried to deliver it, who lives a few streets away, but he said he'd already processed it for return, so couldn't do anything, I'd have to contact the delivery company (note that no-one actually attempted to use the phone number that the parcel was delayed to obtain) via their website. The website 'tracking' claims it's in Heathrow, and, oddly, so am I, and has no options for anything.

The 'local depot' turns out to be 25 miles away, in a town notorious for being a pain to drive and park in. I worked out that the cost to drive there and park would exceed the cost of the book. Eventually- after calling and trying their barely functional 'chat' option multiple times- managed to get a person to argue with. After repeatedly being told there was nothing they could do, I have to go to the depot, that's policy, they finally suddenly declared they'd deliver it tomorrow (when I am, as it happens, also planning on being out most of the day, working on the project I needed the damn book for), and stopped replying.

I wait to see what happens. I may call the local delivery driver tomorrow and see if I can arrange an actual time where I'll be in. I know it's not his fault, but... this book better be useful after all of this.


Anyway, I had a nice trip away, and the irk I didn't wanna do on Saturday phoned and asked if I'd mind cancelling the shift, so stuff's otherwise good. Hope you all behaved appropriately while I was away. I need to go down the allotment to empty the kitchen scraps bin into the compost; I didn't get round to it before I went, and it may crawl out by the weekend if I don't.
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Blurf Howdy from Irk. Going to lunch with one of my vendor reps. We have been trying to go for about a month. Something always comes up but today is the day. We are going to the good Italian place.

Red Thanks for the info. I will have to buy indestructible toys for him. Those look good and affordable.

Blurf Happy Thursday everyone.
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Glad this day is moving right along - hope the afternoon goes as fast.

I've decided supper will be clear-out-the-fridge, tho I may have to make some veggies. We shall see.

Meanwhile - LUNCH!!
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I haven't been to the range in a dozen years. I have some guns I've never even fired! Colt 'Signature' black powder revolvers, Uberti 'Colt' revolvers, a Colt's Government Model with civilian s/n made in 1916, a 1916 Webley, a 1916 'Red 9' broomhandle Mauser, new Ruger 10/22 with a Mannlicher stock and original stock, unfired Marlin 39A, an original Armalite AR-180, some 'AR-15's (Bushmaster and others), a Walther P.1 (P.38)... I don't know. I have like 60 all together, and I never use them!
I've got around ----- not quite that many but close. And all those interest me except the ARs and Armalite. The main difference between us seems to be if I don't have something to the range (and I keep logs) about once every 5 years I look to pass it along to someone else. There are a couple sentimental exceptions but going to the range at least once a week gives me enough time to "rotate stocks" so to speak. My big weakness is single shot .22s. I probably have around 28-30 just of those. And three different varieties of the "Targetmaster".

(I have a .460 my great-Uncle Germik made for me. I have shot it a few times; enough to know I don't want to shoot it that much. But having something he built --------- priceless.)
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Oh and ps: I GET TO WATCH THE VIKINGS TONIGHT AND SINCE ITS FRIDAY I CAN DRINK!!!!!!


And depending on how the game goes, I may have reason to.
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My big weakness is single shot .22s. I probably have around 28-30 just of those.
Derringers?

No boobus-toobus for me tonight. I get to drive to the state that invented the toothbrush (because any state other than WV it would have been the teethbrush)

Wanted to irk from home & leave early but noooo...I have to get on the road late.
I'm not complaining (much) because the reason for leaving late is J2 is being inducted into the National Honor Society tonight!

I expect much caffienation since I don't anticipate arrival at least 1:30ish in the morning (& it was a long night last night between WS & prepping stuff to go).
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I've got around ----- not quite that many but close. And all those interest me except the ARs and Armalite. The main difference between us seems to be if I don't have something to the range (and I keep logs) about once every 5 years I look to pass it along to someone else. There are a couple sentimental exceptions but going to the range at least once a week gives me enough time to "rotate stocks" so to speak. My big weakness is single shot .22s. I probably have around 28-30 just of those. And three different varieties of the "Targetmaster".
We had a funeral for an aunt a few months ago. I gave a Savage .22 semiautomatic rifle that belonged to our grandfather to one of my cousins. I have a Sears (Marlin) single-shot .22 rifle with a skinny 4x scope on it. It was my first firearm, and we used it in a super-8 film.

I'm ready to sell just about everything. I want to keep the 1979 Colt AR-15 (that I bought slightly used in the early-'80s) and the 1979 Colt CAR-15, and the Italian-made Beretta 92FS (one of the last, before you could only get the American ones). I also want to keep my H&R 999 and my Winchester 94/22. I've never fired the Winchester, and I've only used the H&R once to dispatch a mouse that a snap trap didn't kill. I just think both of those are neat.
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So I talked to my boss this morning. I told her that I could think of two reasons the president wouldn't give me the permissions I need to take over her job: Either he doesn't trust me (which is highly offensive to me), or he's not planning on keeping me around. She told me I'm not going anywhere. She said we'd meet with the president next week, but I'm on vacation next week so it will be the week after that. She said the president seems to think all I do is write programs, which is why I was hired. Actually, I've written all the programs I need. I use them all the time, but we're moving to sending raw data where we can. Anyway, my boss says he doesn't seem to understand what I do.

So back to taking over my boss's job. She sent me a list of procedures in an Excel spreadsheet. I transcribed it into a Word document that's easier to read, and edited it to remove redundancies and to clarify some things. She said I did a great job on it. I'm building a 'procedures notebook', both physical and virtual.

Even if this is just my typical employment insecurity, I'm going to start getting rid of stuff.
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Ooh, another email telling me I need to contact a different shipping company that I've never heard of, to give them my phone number again. The shipping info claims the parcel came from New Delhi, I wonder when that moved to Texas? The shipping company don't actually appear to have any way to contact them on the website either, and apparently want me to download an app to contact them...

Taking bets now; will I ever get this book?
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Derringers?
Mostly rifles. My Derringers are all more Henry style.


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I also want to keep my H&R 999 and my Winchester 94/22. I've never fired the Winchester, and I've only used the H&R once to dispatch a mouse that a snap trap didn't kill. I just think both of those are neat.
One of my all-time favorites is my H&R Handi-gun ------ which I went totally nuts on in terms of barrels. It took some fitting for some and some shopping around the after market but my original 12g/.45-70 has become something even Contender owners envy.


Darn! Close again but no cigar. So I'll go smoke a cigar.
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sari, I refuse to carry an untethered dog in my vehicle. I worked on an ambulance crew in college and saw a couple of wrecks that the dog survived initial impact, but got scared, bolted into traffic and got squished. For Nelson, since his harness and leash are on anyway, I attach the leash to the oh shit! bar with a carbine clip on the passenger side. He has a bed on the shotgun seat, so he can either curl up for a nap or look out the window.

I got a nice surprise at irk today. At our all hands meeting, our new maintenance manager was introduced. I worked with Rog and his sister 20 years ago in the meat packing industry. I said hi to him after the meeting and told him where my desk was and he came back for a bit to chat. He was a good guy to work with back then and I think he'll fit in well in his new position.

My supe also called a meeting this morning to go over the new paperless procedure. I got the feeling that most of it was aimed at the old bat who has had issues with the change (TBH, she has issues with any kind of change). She made sure that the boss was aware that she had too much of a workload (not really, she has time to fart around a couple of hours a day) to absorb the change. I'm thinking that this may push her towards retirement. C'est le guerre, not to be unfeeling, but I could use someone more capable in her position.

Nelson has learned a new trick in the past two days: he will now give me five on demand. Add that to sit, sit pretty, shake, come here and kissy kissy.
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Howdy Y'all. 'Twas a pleasant, quiet day today. I read, I binge watched some Netflix, and made sup which got eaten. OLÈ! Tomorrow I shall be much more gainful and adult, dangit.
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