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Re: Confessions

Post by JimVH » Thu Nov 17, 2016 4:52 pm

UncleBob wrote:
JimVH wrote:I like cows. In fact, I'm kind of OC about cattle altogether. All four walls of my office have western/cattle art. All of my device screen savers and wallpaper are some kind bovine specie. I go to all of the area FFA shows just to watch the cattle divisions. I spend hours every year walking the huge cattle exhibits and animal barns at the Houston Livestock Show. My Facebook feed is full of different cattle related pages from famous ranches, rodeo bull breeders, and other cow appreciators. I just dig cattle. Beef cattle, dairy cattle, rodeo stock... you name it. Bison are pretty cool, too. So are yak, muskox, water buffalo, and any other bovinae I come across.

This dude keeps me company everyday on my laptop screen:
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Now that's funny. Disturbing, but funny.

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Re: Confessions

Post by CodeMonkey » Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:46 pm

JimVH wrote:
UncleBob wrote:
JimVH wrote:I like cows. In fact, I'm kind of OC about cattle altogether. All four walls of my office have western/cattle art. All of my device screen savers and wallpaper are some kind bovine specie. I go to all of the area FFA shows just to watch the cattle divisions. I spend hours every year walking the huge cattle exhibits and animal barns at the Houston Livestock Show. My Facebook feed is full of different cattle related pages from famous ranches, rodeo bull breeders, and other cow appreciators. I just dig cattle. Beef cattle, dairy cattle, rodeo stock... you name it. Bison are pretty cool, too. So are yak, muskox, water buffalo, and any other bovinae I come across.

This dude keeps me company everyday on my laptop screen:
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Now that's funny. Disturbing, but funny.
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Re: Confessions

Post by JimVH » Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:52 pm

CodeMonkey wrote:
JimVH wrote:
UncleBob wrote:
JimVH wrote:I like cows. In fact, I'm kind of OC about cattle altogether. All four walls of my office have western/cattle art. All of my device screen savers and wallpaper are some kind bovine specie. I go to all of the area FFA shows just to watch the cattle divisions. I spend hours every year walking the huge cattle exhibits and animal barns at the Houston Livestock Show. My Facebook feed is full of different cattle related pages from famous ranches, rodeo bull breeders, and other cow appreciators. I just dig cattle. Beef cattle, dairy cattle, rodeo stock... you name it. Bison are pretty cool, too. So are yak, muskox, water buffalo, and any other bovinae I come across.

This dude keeps me company everyday on my laptop screen:
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Now that's funny. Disturbing, but funny.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZixgIE3WShk
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Re: Confessions

Post by vwdeano » Fri Nov 18, 2016 6:23 am

Here goes... I like "easy listening" music... Johnny Mathis, Perry Como, Andy Williams... Particularly fond of old Eddy Arnold stuff.

After a day of battling dragons and putting out fires, I find it calming...
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Post by JimVH » Fri Nov 18, 2016 8:08 am

vwdeano wrote:Here goes... I like "easy listening" music... Johnny Mathis, Perry Como, Andy Williams... Particularly fond of old Eddy Arnold stuff.

After a day of battling dragons and putting out fires, I find it calming...
There's no shame in that, bud. They make for excellent unwinding music. I'm a yuge Mel Torme fan, also.

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Re: Confessions

Post by durangopipe » Fri Nov 18, 2016 9:49 am

JimVH wrote:
vwdeano wrote:Here goes... I like "easy listening" music... Johnny Mathis, Perry Como, Andy Williams... Particularly fond of old Eddy Arnold stuff.

After a day of battling dragons and putting out fires, I find it calming...
There's no shame in that, bud. They make for excellent unwinding music. I'm a yuge Mel Torme fan, also.

Ah. "The Velvet Fog."
Can we add mid-late 50s Sinatra?
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Re: Confessions

Post by John-Boy » Fri Nov 18, 2016 10:14 am

3-dot didn't know who Led Zeppelin was.
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Re: Confessions

Post by JimVH » Fri Dec 02, 2016 2:04 pm

One of my biggest goals in life is to get through the each day without being a tool to anyone. Yesterday I got a big, fat F on that assignment.

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Post by John-Boy » Fri Dec 02, 2016 2:51 pm

JimVH wrote:One of my biggest goals in life is to get through the each day without being a tool to anyone. Yesterday I got a big, fat F on that assignment.
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Re: Confessions

Post by Tatanka » Fri Dec 02, 2016 4:08 pm

We have procrastinated having our Fall (usually) Flu shots; so are preparing to go to Costco (a 2nd time) to get poked. Hoping the wait is not long enough to have my next birthday there.

Was #1 top shooter, so noted by the Instructor as well as my own visual comparison - for qualifying to renew my CCL for another California 2 year carry legally. Now must pay even more for the Sheriff and the Dept. of Justice - - they grab $50 from you every 2 years just for a little piece of paper to carry when you carry!
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Post by sweetandsour » Sun Dec 18, 2016 9:46 am

I finally told my wife this morning, either tell me what she wants for Christmas, or else me and the grandsons go shopping at Gander Mountain or Bass Pro. Shotgun shells or maybe some goose decoys, would be nice.

Her no-reply meant we better not, I think.
As thus we sat in darkness
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Re: Confessions

Post by Tatanka » Sun Dec 18, 2016 12:12 pm

sweetandsour wrote:I finally told my wife this morning, either tell me what she wants for Christmas, or else me and the grandsons go shopping at Gander Mountain or Bass Pro. Shotgun shells or maybe some goose decoys, would be nice.

Her no-reply meant we better not, I think.
IT ALWAYS DOES! :wink:
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Re: Confessions

Post by durangopipe » Sun Dec 18, 2016 12:57 pm

Ordered a beautifully blasted Chacom Montmartre author yesterday, on impulse (haven't seen many of these with a blast, most I've seen are smooth), without discussing it with my wife first.

Not the wisest move this time of year.
I'm hoping she'll tell me about a splurge she's made before it arrives.
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Re: Confessions

Post by wsblevins » Sun Dec 18, 2016 1:48 pm

sweetandsour wrote:I didn't pick up the hitchhiker who was sitting at the entrance ramp onto I-10 this morning. I looked him in the eye when I drove quickly past, and he looked me in the eye, before I glanced backward to check on-coming traffic on the highway. I was in a hurry and really didn't feel like picking him up.

May God forgive me ... I hope he ultimately got a ride.
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Post by Tatanka » Sun Dec 18, 2016 2:51 pm

Instead of from the FAcebook ad for Wiki-Store "Magical Grip Socket" for $22, I bought a recommended "Best Buy" fr Amazon, two of these universal Gator Socket Wrench Adaptors - one for a son-in-law, one for me, for $10.59 each.
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Post by sweetandsour » Sun Dec 18, 2016 3:24 pm

wsblevins wrote:
sweetandsour wrote:I didn't pick up the hitchhiker who was sitting at the entrance ramp onto I-10 this morning. I looked him in the eye when I drove quickly past, and he looked me in the eye, before I glanced backward to check on-coming traffic on the highway. I was in a hurry and really didn't feel like picking him up.

May God forgive me ... I hope he ultimately got a ride.
He is wanted in three states.


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Re: Confessions

Post by mont974x4 » Sun Dec 18, 2016 3:28 pm

I just ordered snow boots for my wife's dog.
It sounded better when the voices in my head were saying it.

Ire attracter-at-large and general misanthrope.

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Re: Confessions

Post by vwdeano » Sun Dec 18, 2016 6:03 pm

I just made fried pork chops, mashed potatoes and canned peas... I KNEW the missus would complain if I fried them... I fried them anyway, and while she didn't complain necessarily, she did make it known that she prefers non-fried food... Which I guess is indeed a complaint...

Egg wash, and a bit of flour and tony chachere's... Worth it...

It's not that I'm insensitive per se, but given her choice, WE would never eat fried food again. That's cruel.

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Post by Skip » Wed Dec 28, 2016 7:02 pm

The wife got an e-mail today about the son of a family that used to live on our street. Our sons were in school together up through junior high. The kid was a serious douchebag and my son was the subject of many of his bullying words and actions. The e-mail said that he'd "lost his battle with heroin." Confession: all we can feel is "karma's a b****."
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Re: Confessions

Post by Tatanka » Thu Dec 29, 2016 12:32 pm

vwdeano wrote:Here goes... I like "easy listening" music... Johnny Mathis, Perry Como, Andy Williams... Particularly fond of old Eddy Arnold stuff.

After a day of battling dragons and putting out fires, I find it calming...

vwdeano, I'm with you a lot on those you list above. Both my wife and I still enjoy listening to ole Eddy Arnold. And I never tire of the Sons of the Pioneers and their "Water!" :) Montivani is so conducive to contemplative quietness, also. Never hear of him or his music anymore :(
Soli Deo Gloria!

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