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Message 1910122 - Posted: 1 Jan 2018, 23:36:12 UTC
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well, i'm back again.
to get you all caught up with
things here at the Phud Estate...
1. i have a new grandson. five months old, red hair and blue eyes. weighed 10lbs 6 oz at birth. and he was three weeks premature. his five year old brother was 10lbs 3oz.
2. My brother passed away a month after the baby was born. he had changed his entire routine and way of living but the changes came too late. but i'm pretty sure he enjoyed his life. it was a quick death so he did not suffer much at all.
3. we have a new dog named Missy. she is part everything. no really.
4. i was in a really bad car wreck which totalled our car. i was hit by one of those really large commercial dump trucks. i was unhurt. although i did wobble a bit.
5. our hot water heater rusted out and mold and mildew got into the pergo type flooring in the basement. had to get a restoration company in. the mold and mildew screwed up my lungs. i had to start using that Breo stuff.
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Message 1910126 - Posted: 1 Jan 2018, 23:59:02 UTC - in response to Message 1910122.  

I'm so sorry to hear about your brother, but congratulations on the new grandson!
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Message 1910127 - Posted: 2 Jan 2018, 0:04:32 UTC - in response to Message 1910126.  

thanks!
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Message 1910131 - Posted: 2 Jan 2018, 0:48:34 UTC

Welcome home!!!

Congratulations on the newest addition to your family.

Eric and I send our condolences to you. It is so hard to lose a sibling. Wishing you peace.

Glad to hear you were unhurt in the auto accident. Cars can be replaced. People and people parts... not so much.

Sorry to hear about the mold and mildew problem. Wishing you perfect health in 2018!
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Message 1910133 - Posted: 2 Jan 2018, 0:56:25 UTC - in response to Message 1910131.  

Thanks Angela...you'll be happy to know a certain Raccoon in the hood
enjoys honeynut cheerios. or just cheerios...
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Message 1910154 - Posted: 2 Jan 2018, 4:20:39 UTC - in response to Message 1910133.  

Thanks Angela...you'll be happy to know a certain Raccoon in the hood
enjoys honeynut cheerios. or just cheerios...


I've never tried Cheerios with my little woodland friends. Nice to know they are fans.
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Message 1910243 - Posted: 3 Jan 2018, 4:09:48 UTC - in response to Message 1910154.  

they also like tortilla chips.
but they have to fight the squirrels for them.
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Message 1910244 - Posted: 3 Jan 2018, 4:11:31 UTC - in response to Message 1910154.  

Raccoons will eat most anything, they are true omnivores.
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Message 1910334 - Posted: 3 Jan 2018, 16:17:45 UTC - in response to Message 1910244.  

same as me....
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Message 1910362 - Posted: 3 Jan 2018, 18:19:10 UTC

The Phud Estate has my best wishes for 2018 and beyond. :-)

Welcome back, sir!
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Message 1910372 - Posted: 3 Jan 2018, 19:29:55 UTC - in response to Message 1910362.  

thank you Sir.
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Message 1910374 - Posted: 3 Jan 2018, 19:34:30 UTC - in response to Message 1910362.  

The Phud Estate has my best wishes for 2018 and beyond. :-)

Welcome back, sir!


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Message 1910380 - Posted: 3 Jan 2018, 20:15:31 UTC - in response to Message 1910374.  

Thank you Lynn!
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Message 1911039 - Posted: 6 Jan 2018, 1:23:25 UTC

just few seconds of a anti-Apple rant.

i hate Apple.

i feel so much better.
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Message 1911078 - Posted: 6 Jan 2018, 5:33:04 UTC

also, i'm firmly convinced that "Ancient Aliens" is the best comedy show on television.
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Message 1911178 - Posted: 6 Jan 2018, 18:19:18 UTC

i'm running my wu's out,
then i'll completely redo Boinc
and SAH on this computer.
it seems new versions and applications
sprout faster here than weeds in my yard.

it is 8F here. and the dog wants to go out.
popsicle phud?
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Message 1911183 - Posted: 6 Jan 2018, 18:28:17 UTC

The weather said they think Mt Washington will get down to -100F, Mars average temp might be warmer at -85F, now that is irony...

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Message 1911233 - Posted: 6 Jan 2018, 20:17:18 UTC - in response to Message 1911183.  

i'm wondering if the north atlantic gulf stream has been desalinated enough to shut down?
if so, these low temps are going to be more common.
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Message 1911251 - Posted: 6 Jan 2018, 20:45:15 UTC - in response to Message 1911233.  

If so, then the UK and Ireland would be next with really low temps, not to mention Europe.

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Message 1911256 - Posted: 6 Jan 2018, 20:51:52 UTC - in response to Message 1911183.  

The weather said they think Mt Washington will get down to -100F, Mars average temp might be warmer at -85F, now that is irony...


Vic, I think the -100 was just a "wind chill" estimate. I'm pretty sure it is impossible for the actual air temperature to get that cold on this planet.
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