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Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7,163
Views: 95,046
Posted By Jadesfire

Well, there's been an earthquake, a derecho, and...

Well, there's been an earthquake, a derecho, and massive wildfires in other regions- guess it's our turn. Though when I saw that model when I got home from work today I did just have to start...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7,163
Views: 95,046
Posted By Jadesfire

This summer kinda turned into a ****-show (I...

This summer kinda turned into a ****-show (I mean, whose didn't, I know) and I had to prioritize some other things, so no, not yet. It's part of the reason I popped back in here- motivation since...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7,163
Views: 95,046
Posted By Jadesfire

That is good to read. Nice!

That is good to read. Nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7,163
Views: 95,046
Posted By Jadesfire

I sold my dad's 1948 Plymouth that I inherited to...

I sold my dad's 1948 Plymouth that I inherited to a guy from Maryland...might have been Ohio. He told me he had spent a year or more looking all over the Northeast for this exact car but everything...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Yeah, I've run across many people like that....

Yeah, I've run across many people like that. There's never a good solution to this without sneaking the animals away in the middle of the night to be adopted somewhere far, far away.
And I've been...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Oh, not neutered? He'll be fine. And I didn't...

Oh, not neutered? He'll be fine. And I didn't mean in the house (definitely not now, you'll never get that smell out), just a covered porch, garage, etc with maybe a fan. Food is the best thing you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Will he let you hold him? You can use saline...

Will he let you hold him? You can use saline solution (like for contacts) to clean out the eye. I'd hesitate to recommend any otc medication for the eye cause there might be an ulceration- you'll can...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

That looks delicious.

That looks delicious.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Well, crap. He was a lovely musician. ...

Well, crap.

He was a lovely musician.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYTVbagUFFw

RIP pcad.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Hot sauce is something that is only supposed to...

Hot sauce is something that is only supposed to be used as a garnish to bring a little bit of heat to a dish. I've never used it more in my life than I did on that trip to add something resembling...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

My first and only family vacation trip was to...

My first and only family vacation trip was to Yellowstone Nat'l Park in June of my 11th or 12th year. First time seeing mountains (wonderful), enjoying temps in the 70s at midday in the summer...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Know what you need? Goats. ...

Know what you need? Goats.
https://laughingsquid.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/baby-goats-in-sweaters.gif...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

I mowed two of the three lawns. Riding lawnmower,...

I mowed two of the three lawns. Riding lawnmower, though- total cheater.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Nope, just some rain...just enough to remind me...

Nope, just some rain...just enough to remind me that my Jeep needs a tire rotation.

Good to "see" you again, sir.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

I believe seedsbelize got the worst of it. The...

I believe seedsbelize got the worst of it. The coastal parishes naturally got the majority of it here, with some minor flooding at the lakefronts.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

OK, well, for me, just the thought of a brown...

OK, well, for me, just the thought of a brown saddle with black hoods is setting my teeth on edge- that would bug me to no end. But whatever work for you :beer:.
I will recommend the Serfas woven...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

I don't even have a debit card anymore. I don't...

I don't even have a debit card anymore. I don't keep large sums in my primary checking account anymore, either- it's strictly a funnel for savings and bills and any remainder that's left when the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

That's a lot of rain down there :eek:. And for...

That's a lot of rain down there :eek:. And for me, early Monday AM and 65mph winds- good to know.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

I'm a glass is half full kinda gal.

I'm a glass is half full kinda gal.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Scheduled to work. I'll get time and a half if...

Scheduled to work. I'll get time and a half if there's a closure due to landfall anytime between tomorrow and Tuesday.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Velo Vol , seedsbelize : There are some...

Velo Vol , seedsbelize :

There are some menacing clouds in the area right now, but regardless they have started ramping up the chatter in preparation for Cristobal. The spaghetti models so far are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

I believe he's referring to families and...

I believe he's referring to families and emergency managers having to contend with social distancing (and the resultant need for more than the usual number of shelters to fit everyone safely), PPE...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Wish I could be in Florida today.

Wish I could be in Florida today.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

You're about 50 miles closer. I don't live...

You're about 50 miles closer. I don't live exactly in New Orleans.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

I was preparing to dispute this, checked Google...

I was preparing to dispute this, checked Google Earth...and found out you are indeed correct. TIL.

Thank you.

You're still in Tennessee, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

I just picked it cause you can still see part of...

I just picked it cause you can still see part of the ISS in it. Pretty sure it's not Katrina.

3 days 'til the season starts. And I, for one, am just totally excited. 2020 has been so uneventful.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

No. Well, not a whole new bike. I'm jumping ship...

No. Well, not a whole new bike. I'm jumping ship for a time from riding strictly C&V. This is the last shipment for my next build- it's my power meter and the Garmin Varia tail light. Hopefully this...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

You're right! Dang mice.

You're right! Dang mice.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Sigh. ...

Sigh.

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Cool. Thanks!

Cool. Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

I have an area in the backyard that needs a...

I have an area in the backyard that needs a raised bed or two. What are the measurements of this one and, if you don't mind, about how much did it cost in materials?
Looks great! Enjoy.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Agreed. I switched over to a safety razor...

Agreed. I switched over to a safety razor exclusively several years ago. Works great for legs and underarms. If I do nick myself (usually on the knee somewhere), I know I should have changed the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Or a dog with thunderstorm anxiety.

Or a dog with thunderstorm anxiety.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Contribution to bird stories: I once had to catch...

Contribution to bird stories: I once had to catch a peacock and administer subcutaneous fluids to it. Also got to care for some "domesticated" hunting hawks.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Oh! Completely-unrelated anecdote time: Some...

Oh! Completely-unrelated anecdote time:
Some years ago, never mind how many, I made the first of a couple of attempts to clean out my mom's garage. My dad had put up a scavenged shelving unit for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

I'm past due in my Jeep to change the...

I'm past due in my Jeep to change the transmission and T-case fluids, and to rotate the tires. I've also put off dealing with my oil pressure sensor that needs to be replaced because FCA, in their...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Ouch.

Ouch.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Good luck!

Good luck!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Not studying, but animal nursing (veterinary...

Not studying, but animal nursing (veterinary technician) is paying the bills. I was an EMT for a couple of years, too- kinda bummed I had to set that aside but there was too much on my plate at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Yeah..it's a side effect.

Yeah..it's a side effect.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

So the swelling is going down and it's starting...

So the swelling is going down and it's starting to feel more like normal?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Will do. I'm not terribly worried- I figured it...

Will do. I'm not terribly worried- I figured it would be a wait, and it's not exactly a critical part anyway. I'm going to give it another week or so and if there's no status update I'm going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Yes, that does sound unpleasant.

Yes, that does sound unpleasant.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

It was 81A and sunny down here today. Perfect for...

It was 81A and sunny down here today. Perfect for the already weekly mowing of the yards and a cold beer. It's been the most beautiful spring in years (except for this pesky pandemic thingy).

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Lol. I picked up the boxes and thought they were...

Lol. I picked up the boxes and thought they were empty. Had my budget been able to stretch to carbon rims I think they could have floated here....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Competitive Cyclist, but they're not expecting a...

Competitive Cyclist, but they're not expecting a shipment to arrive until next week I think? Placed the order 10 days ago. That was the only place that even attempted to give a time frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

I realized a couple of months ago that I was...

I realized a couple of months ago that I was going to have some actual honest-to-god free time on my hands as I finish up grad school. And I'm tired of puttering around on my parts-bin bicycles- I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Two Zoom meetings and paperwork all day. But...

Two Zoom meetings and paperwork all day.

But I did get email confirmation from FedEx: wheels have been delivered! It would be a bike-building weekend but I'm going to wait for the power meter to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

It was a little bit of running mixed in with a...

It was a little bit of running mixed in with a lot of walking. Not enough to count.

Still stupid, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,984
Posted By Jadesfire

Nah.

Nah.
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