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Old 10-01-2010, 09:06 PM   #41
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I saw these guys in concert back in '77. Doug and the Slugs were the opening band.
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Old 10-01-2010, 09:27 PM   #42
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I was a bit down with the loss of a good friend and the impending loss of another.

I was at a BJ auction. DW told me not to buy anything I couldn't live in.
I might just have come up with $65K for a Ferrari if I had known that I would be faced with more death (I'm sure my deceased friend would have bought one a year ago if he had known). Since I don't know how to put the pics where I want them, you might see DW's point. The following does not include my 05 Mustang GT or 07 Ranger. It only shows one car of each kind and I have 3 of one (top up) and 2 of the other. I might have enough cars, but maybe not.
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Guess you've got enough cars, then.... or maybe not!
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This sounds like something worth spending money on.
Somehow I don't think you're referring to BJ's Wholesale Club.....
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Somehow I don't think you're referring to BJ's Wholesale Club.....
Hey, Al's the kind of guy who'll pay retail in a few situations...
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How about a nice trip this winter away from the frozen north. Want to meet up in Texas?
Are the bugs and stuff as bad as rewahoo says?
He paints a pretty ugly picture at times?
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Are the bugs and stuff as bad as rewahoo says?
He paints a pretty ugly picture at times?
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OK, I'll tell anyway. The only things that bugged me were the chiggers as I could not seem to avoid getting bit. No worse that the no-see-ums that get me in Florida. But I'm a bug magnet.
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Steve, ask Martha if she's ever been to Texas other than in the winter when the bugs aren't active...much.
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OK, I'll tell anyway. The only things that bugged me were the chiggers as I could not seem to avoid getting bit. No worse that the no-see-ums that get me in Florida. But I'm a bug magnet.
Well, that's good enough for me. I moving down there as soon as I can pack.
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I wasn't aware that one could get a wholesale ticket-punch at these auctions...
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Please consider donating to non profit organizations coordinating medical aid to those in need. In some parts of Latin or Central America, about $1,000 can help buy antibiotics, antifungal cream, vitamins, and BP meds for about 1,000 patients.

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Please consider donating to non profit organizations coordinating medical aid to those in need. In some parts of Latin or Central America, about $1,000 can help buy antibiotics, antifungal cream, vitamins, and BP meds for about 1,000 patients.
It's amazing how a little bit of money can make a big difference in so many lives.
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Please consider donating to non profit organizations coordinating medical aid to those in need. In some parts of Latin or Central America, about $1,000 can help buy antibiotics, antifungal cream, vitamins, and BP meds for about 1,000 patients.
Additionally, If you are looking for charities that help here in the U.S.
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RAM Rural AMerica Program

there was a 60 minutes episode on this organization a while back,
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I do not wish to influence people on this board by naming non profit organizations. I volunteer with several of them. Examples of costs in El Salvador:

500 Tabletas Acetaminofén (500 mg.) $5
300 Tabletas Bactrin $27
400 capsulas amoxicilina $40
1000 Tabletas multivitamina tabletas $60
10 tubos Clotrimazol (Vag) $40
300 tabletas Antiacido $7
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$1,000 = treatment for 1,000 patients

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Additionally, If you are looking for charities that help here in the U.S.
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RAM Rural AMerica Program

there was a 60 minutes episode on this organization a while back,
they seem like a worthy operation.
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I saw these guys in concert back in '77. Doug and the Slugs were the opening band.
To reinforce the point, both Ian and Doug died early. Ian at 57 and Doug at 52 I think.
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nice, a Sunbeam Alpine, and what's the other one? s600?
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If there was such a thing, they could get quite a few charter members here...........
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It seems that one should only visit Texas during the winter.
Never donate blood before the trip, that will happen naturally after you get there.
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