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Old 03-15-2010, 07:48 PM   #3721
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1. Went to work
2. Took tax paperwork to accountant (nice guy who saves me a bundle)
3. Heard from property manager who has taken care of all the details of signing up the first tenant for my latest rental property
4. Refinanced ING 5 year fixed mortgage on another rental property, reducing the rate by 25 basis points to 4.8% for the next 5 years
5. Laundry is ongoing
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Old 03-15-2010, 07:57 PM   #3722
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Yikes! If their promotional material is depressing, I can't imagine how terrible reality would be.
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Finished and efiled taxes. Yay!
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I typed in a response, and it went POOF.
Has anyone else been getting "page not found" messages when they try to Reply to Thread? It might be a local server (my end) issue.

UPDATE: No more problems. It must have been a local server burp.
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Took the pooch in for annual vaccines and heart worm test. Vet said our greyhound is looking great even though she has gone from a racing weight of 58 pounds to 71 pounds. She still has an amazing amount of muscle tone, which she loves to show off at the dog park by running hot laps before the mandatory butt sniffing session.
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Old 03-16-2010, 05:46 PM   #3728
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Put gas in the car. (every 6 to 8 weeks)
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No poofs on my end....

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Tested my new bike pants. They are not good enuf so I measured my sit bones & went out and got a new bike seat with the correct dimensions. Got groceries. Put new seat on bike with a few adjustments. Teasted it and I think this one will work. Now I'm ready for my final bike patrol training ride tomorrow if the tow path is in any shape to ride on.

I also fashioned a sun visor for my bike helmet that will actually shade my face and not blow off.
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Yes...thanks for asking.

In the past I've received a trophy, a clock and framed certificates. This year I received a gift certificate to a restaurant and a police shirt. They've really cut back on the funds this year as the volunteers with 200 hours or less didn't receive anything. I thought that was a shame.

In a month or so I should be receiving my third President's Volunteer Service Award. At that time I'll have two bronze awards from Bush and one silver award from Obama. You know I....

....oh never mind...I'll be good.
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Third successful day in a row of doing NOTHING!!!
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Moved the last of our worldlies from the old place to the new place. Not bad for having closed back in the middle of '09, huh? We did have a couple of excuses (like spending the summer on the mainland and redoing a bath and the kitchen, including moving walls, etc.) But, today, dropped off the keys and said adios, er, aloha. Actually kind of sad to leave the old place. Loads of good memories. But, we have begun a new adventure on the other side of "Paradise Island." Changed "location" on my profile from windward to leeward. Major step!
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Tested my new bike pants. They are not good enuf so I measured my sit bones & went out and got a new bike seat with the correct dimensions. Got groceries. Put new seat on bike with a few adjustments. Teasted it and I think this one will work. Now I'm ready for my final bike patrol training ride tomorrow if the tow path is in any shape to ride on.

I also fashioned a sun visor for my bike helmet that will actually shade my face and not blow off.
I would like to know:

1. How did you measure your sit bones.
2. How did you fashion the sun visor.
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Had stuff done to the vehicle. Have to go back later for already payed for stuff (they didn't have parts).
Told them they should have 'net access.
Damaged the bumper but snapped it back into place.
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Weekly Chinese buffet with the usual crazy crew and then coffee with a friend. Sunny and warm enough to walk around in a lightweight long sleeve shirt.
My crocus are up but no signs of flower buds yet. Tulip leaf tips are up about an inch and greening up nicely. Aaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhh
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Has anyone else been getting "page not found" messages when they try to Reply to Thread? It might be a local server (my end) issue.

UPDATE: No more problems. It must have been a local server burp.
Don't "rush to justice" here. I happened to me twice yesterday evening. One of them I tried two more times with the same result.

The good news is that I got what ever were my rants "off my chest" and the honorable Forum Members were allowed to spend their time more productively.
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First major south shore swell of the season is shaping up nicely, 2-4 feet today, and about two months early.

Our kid tried out her early high-school graduation present-- a custom-shaped 7'9" epoxy. Compared to the barn door she's been using for the last few years, and at only 10 pounds instead of the other board's 15 pounds, this new board is like a plastic potato chip. The ride is very buoyant, even bouncy, but very responsive.

She lasted a lot longer on paddling than she usually does. We stayed in the water for over two hours (until lunchtime), tomorrow we're goin' back for more, and Saturday might be 6-8 feet.
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