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RobbieB 10-29-2021 08:46 PM

Yeah, I do the fresh claw meat warmed (already cooked when arrives) in butter, then grill the buns with a wipe of the butter the meat is warming in and mayo the inside of the buns and then stuff in the meat.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/...3affdd57_o.jpg

street 10-29-2021 08:48 PM

I hope to officially be able to post a BTD early next week. A small miss cue on the closing this week so I hope all goes according to script next week.

Once I BTD it won't take me long to count my money any more. lol Only live once so why not BTD. Lol

BruinBones 10-29-2021 09:18 PM

Since no SORR this year,
 
New home generator (in reaction to Florida hurricane season): $10,500.
Master bathroom remodel: $32,000.
Happy wife (with peace of mind): priceless.

googily 10-29-2021 09:31 PM

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Originally Posted by ivinsfan (Post 2681880)
PM me if you have questions. To be specific we got the gas/hybrid model...

Thanks. I did decide to go with the gas/hybrid. Have to wait for it (it's in transit to the dealer) and it will require blowing a bit more dough, but, well, that's what it's there for. Looking forward to a new toy.

Helen 10-29-2021 09:43 PM

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Originally Posted by rodi (Post 2681981)
I expect I'll be blowing that dough some more - need new light weight hiking shoes.

Have you tried Altra hiking shoes?

https://www.altrarunning.com/shop/wo...B&gclsrc=aw.ds

ivinsfan 10-29-2021 10:20 PM

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Originally Posted by googily (Post 2682081)
Thanks. I did decide to go with the gas/hybrid. Have to wait for it (it's in transit to the dealer) and it will require blowing a bit more dough, but, well, that's what it's there for. Looking forward to a new toy.

You'll get that dough back quickly with the price of gas particularly if you drive in town.

RobLJ 10-29-2021 11:16 PM

I'm very sorry to hear this. The AgedP is 89 and won't have much assets other than her house, but I'm trying to get ready since I'm the executor and my older sister will need all of her assets to make it. I'm trying to get AgedP to change her will beforehand and bequeath everything to my sister, since it will simplify things. Frankly, I'm not ready to deal with it. At all.



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Originally Posted by athena53 (Post 2679227)
I'm a bit overwhelmed. My Dad died last week at age 90 after languishing in LTC after a stroke in March of last year. We were expecting it and, frankly, with the way he'd deteriorated the last month or so we hoped it wouldn't be too long. His assets, most of which are in Fidelity, and will be split evenly among my 4 siblings and me, are about $1.4 million. It was far more than I expected.


RobLJ 10-29-2021 11:29 PM

We're looking to plan a 7-10 day hike in West Ireland or Scotland (Isle of Skye to the north) in July-ish, potentially with some of our hiking friends, since we're optimists.

The flight at this point is more than the bookings with the agency for the hike, similar to the Kerry hike two years ago, but more exaggerated. I suspect flight costs will go down, but I'm an optimist. We've hiked both in the Kerry Way and the West Highland Way in the past (and the Lake District) so have some clue of what we are getting ourselves into.

skyking1 10-29-2021 11:33 PM

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Originally Posted by street (Post 2682058)
I hope to officially be able to post a BTD early next week. A small miss cue on the closing this week so I hope all goes according to script next week.

Once I BTD it won't take me long to count my money any more. lol Only live once so why not BTD. Lol

cool can't wait to see some pictures.

Ronstar 10-30-2021 06:15 AM

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Originally Posted by street (Post 2682058)
ÖÖ.Once I BTD it won't take me long to count my money any more. lol Only live once so why not BTD. Lol

Itís more fun to count acres than it is to count money. Acres provide enjoyment. Money just sits there.

street 10-30-2021 06:33 AM

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Originally Posted by Ronstar (Post 2682153)
Itís more fun to count acres than it is to count money. Acres provide enjoyment. Money just sits there.

You know Ron, that is so true!!! It is the frugal genes and those inner voices saying save that money. lol I do get so much satisfaction and enjoyment from that place why not only live once, and I can.

ivinsfan 10-30-2021 07:18 AM

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Originally Posted by street (Post 2682163)
You know Ron, that is so true!!! It is the frugal genes and those inner voices saying save that money. lol I do get so much satisfaction and enjoyment from that place why not only live once, and I can.


In my farmers mindset I don't consider buying land a blow the dough type thing. I consider it redeploying assets.

finnski1 10-30-2021 07:24 AM

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Originally Posted by street (Post 2682039)
So I had to look what a lobster roll was. Lol It was what I thought it might be. So, Robbie you ordered the fresh lobster and then you made the rolls, right?

It would be something I would really like!

In New England and especially Maine it is practically a religion. Try getting in line at Red's Eats in Wiscasset Maine in July.:)

GravitySucks 10-30-2021 09:45 AM

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Originally Posted by RobbieB (Post 2682029)

Yum.
Ever try Conneticut style lobster rolls? Buttery goodness.

braumeister 10-30-2021 09:47 AM

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Originally Posted by GravitySucks (Post 2682303)
Yum.
Ever try Conneticut style lobster rolls? Buttery goodness.

My favorite style!

Teacher Terry 10-30-2021 02:53 PM

Just booked a trip to Ireland for 11 days in June with a good friend. Very excited!!

erkevin 10-30-2021 04:06 PM

Robbie-
Love that company. We have ordered live lobster from them many times. Always arrive alive and very reasonably priced. I need to do that again soon!

bmcgonig 10-30-2021 04:08 PM

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Originally Posted by Souschef (Post 2682016)
As I recall, and please Google it , the Inca trail hike is a couple of days. The train trip is a couple of hours, as i recall.
Altitude affects people differently. I was on a tour to Pike's Peak, and some in our group had to head down right away.
I took my wife to the top of the Jungfrau in Switzerland, which is over 11,000 feet. I was OK, and she had a headache and was short of breath.
You might look into Diamox, but is may have some side effects.



I had this same problem at Jungfrau. Got to 9000 feet in the train on the way up and got headache and slightly nauseous feeling. Just hung out gingerly as my friends enjoyed the sights. Then as soon as I reached 9000 on the way down, presto..felt fine.

Iím worried now that attempting high altitude stuff will be impossible for me. Does the Diamox work well?

street 10-30-2021 04:09 PM

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Originally Posted by RobbieB (Post 2682057)
Yeah, I do the fresh claw meat warmed (already cooked when arrives) in butter, then grill the buns with a wipe of the butter the meat is warming in and mayo the inside of the buns and then stuff in the meat.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/...3affdd57_o.jpg

Thanks Robbie. That looks awesome!!!

Souschef 10-30-2021 06:11 PM

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Originally Posted by Teacher Terry (Post 2682439)
Just booked a trip to Ireland for 11 days in June with a good friend. Very excited!!


Good for you, Terry. I have attached our Ireland trip story to get you primed for it.


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