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Old 01-17-2014, 07:13 PM
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OK, so it's decided... AK is coming to MOTD 14! YAY!!! <note, I will not take "no" for an answer!>
 
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Old 01-17-2014, 08:40 PM
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So am I! We just need to tie W to the back of the Jeep, and 90% of the people who still use this thread will be there!

Finally joined FB too... Decided to try and keep up with my army friends this time when I get out, instead of trying to hunt them down in a few years. So far it isnt bad... I actually found some of the friends I left in 2005 the first time I got out.
 
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Old 01-18-2014, 10:19 AM
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I think W might not need tying, he just needs to know he's got a job after MOTD! W are you still teaching? And is this still exam time?

Welcome to FB DGR53 ~ Look up Mocha Latte Cooper and send a friend request if you want (yes, my car has her own FB page!)

And I'll see you at the Dragon. Some of the other original members will be there as well.

ciao!
 
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Old 01-20-2014, 06:48 PM
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Haha, wish the dates for MOTD '14 worked out. Half tempted to just forget about going to my friend's wedding so I could do MOTD instead...
 

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Old 01-22-2014, 07:51 PM
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Oh, my friends! Still talking about me. Yay.

Viv, no, not teaching. Haven't been for a while--just the library. But I do have two applications out for full time community college positions, so wish me luck. Would be a welcome change from what I've been doing for so long.

Would that I could go to MOTD. I would love to see you all. But money is tighter than it ever has been, and tax season is going to make me want to kill myself... May have to sell one of my last two remaining guns. God, I hope not.

But, hey, you people are awesome. And I miss you.
 
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Old 01-23-2014, 08:28 AM
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I really want to visit Alaska. Just tossing that out there.
 
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Old 01-24-2014, 04:31 AM
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Alaska is incredible, Wandrur... I can't wait to go back and really get to explore...Had a great time with big D and Tank (well, except for the diaper incident- EWWWW). I can completely understand why he lives there. I would as well!
 
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Wandrur...I've definitely dreading tax season too...going to try and get mine done within the next two weeks. I thought I read somewhere recently that there were some sort of teaching positions opening up at the University of Alaska - Anchorage. Maybe you should apply for one of those and kill two birds with one stone?

TN - I love Alaska...but it has been over 3 years since I've gone anywhere. I usually try to make it a point to take a trip 'Outside' once a year or so, as a 'mental break' from life here. Somewhat disappointed that I won't be able to make MOTD, and even more so that my trip out of here involves going to a wedding in the DC area...but I'm going to try and squeeze in a trip to Costa Rica right after my friend's wedding. I have no desire whatsoever to be in the DC area and I need to make good use of my time away from AK. And did you really have to bring up the diaper incident??
 
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Old 01-27-2014, 04:35 PM
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Holy mother...I see the fair Lady over there! <<<
 
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umm, hi...

 
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Hey stranger! How's it going?
 
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Leon!

hi.
 
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Holy mother...I see the fair Lady over there! <<<
Ha, you caught me.

Just popping in to answer PMs, as I have some stuff for sale in the Marketplace.

Hello, dear friends. {{group hug}}
 
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Old 02-11-2014, 10:53 PM
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Evenin', peeps. Hope all is well in EMRT land!
 
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Old 02-12-2014, 09:40 AM
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Hi Wanrdur. We're finally having weather that kind of resembles winter. Unfortunately, I think I'm starting to come down with a cold.

How have you been?
 
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Old 02-12-2014, 11:24 AM
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Just getting over a cold (mostly), actually. Lasted the better part of two weeks.

Hope you get over yours more quickly!

It's 30 degrees here, lots of ice on the ground. Keep hoping for a huuuuuuge blizzard, but these little spits of 4-6" just don't cut it.
 
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Old 02-12-2014, 12:56 PM
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Hey guys! notalotta time these days, but alls good. Getting over a cold here, single-digit cold, that is. Heading to MOTD too, but we've postponed the Pinewood Derby-type event for this year so no Dragon Draggin' (carving little blocks o' wood into Minis) but I'll be the Bingo announcer again...

Daughter-unit got a 2002 R53 that we've been kind-of restoring, dark silver/white and rather nice, in some ways better than mine, and in one IMPORTANT way MUCH better than mine - it does NOT argue with me when I work on it. Bolts come off (even pesky axle bolts), threads don't strip, things don't argue. Kinda nice. Some of it is all the practice on MY car, however...

Hey LG!
<bolts over to Marketplace to see if there are any deals!>
 
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Old 02-12-2014, 01:21 PM
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Good to see you, Leon. Glad all is well in your corner of the 'verse.
 
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Old 02-14-2014, 09:45 AM
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Hey Dixon...great to hear that you've got a nice project car to work on with your daughter. Sounds like a good father-daughter bonding experience. Even better that she doesn't have to deal with the stuck/stripped/broken bolts that you've had to deal with on your car.

Stinks that you guys have been hit so hard this winter....that's the sort of stuff we're normally supposed to get! Up until a few days ago, we were sitting in the mid-40s! It's about 9*, wind at 23mph and gusts up to 35mph. Wind chill is -11* but certainly feels colder than that when the wind hits you. We've got a really light dusting of snow, and to be honest I'm quite jealous of all the snow the east coasters have gotten this winter.
 
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Old 02-14-2014, 11:14 AM
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The snow's actually been a blessing here, FINALLY got back into XC skiing, and my cardio health is thanking me even as my legs wither under the exercise onslaught... the Mini, however, is unimpressed, and unimpressive under its current layer of salty grime.
 
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Old 02-14-2014, 02:11 PM
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I seriously want a blizzard. A big. ****. Blizzard.
 
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Old 03-06-2014, 09:38 AM
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I'd love it if we had a huge blizzard right now. It's so sad - not a speck of snow anywhere around here, except for maybe the very tippy top of the mountains. You'd think it was May or something.
 
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Old 03-06-2014, 11:58 AM
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We got a few inches earlier in the week, and then it was close to 60.

May get some more tomorrow and over the weekend. Maybe.
 
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Old 03-25-2014, 02:09 PM
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Looks like the East Coast is getting some more snow...I'm jealous.
 
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Old 03-26-2014, 01:16 PM
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Ditto. I want a blizzard. =/
 

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