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11-12-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 708
Posted By bobwysiwyg

You may have been lucky. They found one of our...

You may have been lucky. They found one of our barbers, dead, on the wrong side of the wire after TET. :mad:
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 191
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Check::thumb: Will show up shortly with a...

Check::thumb: Will show up shortly with a six-pack of IPA.
11-12-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 536
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Consider submitting this to Duluth Trading as an...

Consider submitting this to Duluth Trading as an ad line, you might make some $$. ;)
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 191
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Yum! Where do you live? ;) :)

Yum! Where do you live? ;) :)
11-12-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I'm also a Vet. Couldn't agree more. No, I'm not...

I'm also a Vet. Couldn't agree more. No, I'm not an isolationist, but I am someone who thinks we, collectively, should think long and hard before sending our forces into harm's way.
Forum: Northeast
11-12-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By bobwysiwyg

So much for forecasts. We were anticipating 3-4"...

So much for forecasts. We were anticipating 3-4" but received over 9". More like a January event and a decent one at that.
...
11-11-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 708
Posted By bobwysiwyg

My understanding is, in the U.S., Memorial Day is...

My understanding is, in the U.S., Memorial Day is reserved for those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Veteran's Day is to honor all who have served.
Forum: Introductions
11-10-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Welcome.

Welcome.
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 304,159
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Seattle Forrest: "..Its summit is 8,440 feet,...

Seattle Forrest: "..Its summit is 8,440 feet, which may not sound like much.."

It does to someone who lives at 900 ft. ;)
11-10-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 524
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Same here. Nothing challenging in terms of...

Same here. Nothing challenging in terms of accents and descents, just miles of rural gravel.
11-10-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I agree. Sadly the manufacturer takes advantage...

I agree. Sadly the manufacturer takes advantage of this to the max.
11-10-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By bobwysiwyg

My thought as well. However well intended,...

My thought as well. However well intended, there's always folks who take advantage.
Forum: Commuting
11-09-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I still miss my 35mm equivalent digital Nikon....

I still miss my 35mm equivalent digital Nikon. It's pretty d@mn heavy. I'm going to try a rear rack with another Topeak bag. The shock bothers me a bit so a good deal of padding is likely in order.
Forum: Foo
11-09-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 304,159
Posted By bobwysiwyg

clemsongirl: #3...

clemsongirl: #3 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) as well!
Forum: Foo
11-09-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 304,159
Posted By bobwysiwyg

clemsongirl: #2...

clemsongirl: #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) , :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
11-09-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Nice find! Not to denigrate the effort, I spent...

Nice find!
Not to denigrate the effort, I spent time and effort looking for a camera bag for a small digital, better than my phone cam but not as big/heavy as a full frame digital 35mm, that I could...
Forum: Foo
11-09-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 304,159
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Stumbled upon an old 35mm 8x10 print I made. I...

Stumbled upon an old 35mm 8x10 print I made. I haven't done anything wet in years. :(
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11-08-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By bobwysiwyg

..minor forecast adjustment, expecting 3-6"...

..minor forecast adjustment, expecting 3-6" Sunday night into Monday. Not enough to sweat and less than the possible 12" over along Lake Michigan.
11-08-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,720
Posted By bobwysiwyg

No water bottle, but.. it made 20/20 back in the...

No water bottle, but.. it made 20/20 back in the day. :lol:
Riverview Highlands Ski and Tubing Slopehttp://www.downriverthings.com/uploads/1/5/8/7/15871644/3516115_orig.jpgLooking uphill toward the...
11-08-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,720
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Wait, we also have a Mt. Trashmore! :foo::)

Wait, we also have a Mt. Trashmore! :foo::)
Forum: Foo
11-07-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 409
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Facebook might well be the training ground. ;)

Facebook might well be the training ground. ;)
Forum: Foo
11-07-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,290
Posted By bobwysiwyg

KraneXL: .. I'm quite familiar with military...

KraneXL: .. I'm quite familiar with military custom. Don't over think this, it was meant more in jest than anything.
Forum: Foo
11-07-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,290
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Brings back memories. During basic, it wasn't...

Brings back memories. During basic, it wasn't unusual to hear a trainee refer to a DI as sir. It didn't matter if you had enlisted or were a "reluctant volunteer," you got an earful along these same...
11-06-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 886
Posted By bobwysiwyg

How true. ;)

How true. ;)
11-05-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Apparently we are coming up on 4-5 days when the...

Apparently we are coming up on 4-5 days when the temps will be below freezing, day and night. No significant precipitation, aka snow. Normal highs are 52F about now. Guess I better check the...
Forum: Foo
11-05-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,142
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Ah, Parsley is your cat's name. Thought it was a...

Ah, Parsley is your cat's name. Thought it was a particular breed. Would have been interesting as I understand parsley is something cats need to avoid eating??
11-05-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,981
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Actually, you can't be charged with a DUI while...

Actually, you can't be charged with a DUI while on a bike (pedal only) in Michigan as it, bike, is not classified as a motor vehicle. You could have challenged their reason for stopping you and...
Forum: Foo
11-04-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,142
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Not familiar with them. Tried a search or two,...

Not familiar with them. Tried a search or two, came up with nothing. :foo:
Forum: Foo
11-04-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 837
Posted By bobwysiwyg

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Foo
11-04-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,142
Posted By bobwysiwyg

We took Ollie in as a foster situation from my...

We took Ollie in as a foster situation from my daughter.. ten years ago. Long story. He's clearly Lord of his (our) castle. ;) He's currently suffering DST adjustment syndrome. :)...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Hmm, not sure how this would go over with the...

Hmm, not sure how this would go over with the masses. :foo:
Forum: Commuting
11-03-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By bobwysiwyg

You and me both. :notamused: Just so much...

You and me both. :notamused: Just so much foolishness. Driving home from an out-of-town trip today, my wife and I were listening to "The Hidden Brain" segment and they 'claimed' worldwide there was a...
11-03-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,484
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Being a born skeptic (see Sig line ;)) I had to...

Being a born skeptic (see Sig line ;)) I had to research the WWII claim. I found zero factual support for the claim using many sources, references to the same claim but no proof. I tend to think the...
11-01-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,794
Posted By bobwysiwyg

indyfabz: thanks for the reply. The one 360* view...

indyfabz: thanks for the reply. The one 360* view shows it well.
11-01-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Age. I was 6'4", I'm also 76 and now 6' 2.5"...

Age.

I was 6'4", I'm also 76 and now 6' 2.5" spinal components compress over time.
Forum: Foo
11-01-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 304,159
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Just curious, what is the background (no pun...

Just curious, what is the background (no pun intended) of this scene. Was it lumbered and flooded? Why no recovery growth of any kind?
11-01-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,794
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I'm trying to understand the concept of these...

I'm trying to understand the concept of these "cut throughs." In the accompanying photo, is it that pave area below platform level? If so, why do they exist? Seems at odds with "crossings" which...
10-30-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I agree. The truck driver's license status seems...

I agree. The truck driver's license status seems irrelevant to this incident.
Forum: Foo
10-30-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By bobwysiwyg

The "Earth Temperature Timeline" would have made...

The "Earth Temperature Timeline" would have made great Cliff Notes for a half-dozen courses I took. ;)
10-30-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Where do you live? Is riding on sidewalks there...

Where do you live? Is riding on sidewalks there permissible? We need more information. Riding on sidewalks is permissible in Michigan (barring local laws) but you better be on your toes.
Forum: Foo
10-30-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,290
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Some truth there for sure. ;)

Some truth there for sure. ;)
Forum: Foo
10-29-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,290
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Couldn't agree more about earning respect. My...

Couldn't agree more about earning respect. My issue is regarding "assumed" respect. Be that, as it may, I also understood military regulations and generally had few problems adhering to them. Being...
10-29-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Not sure, "on the ground" might have greater...

Not sure, "on the ground" might have greater reader impact. ;)
Forum: Foo
10-29-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,290
Posted By bobwysiwyg

You missed my point entirely.

You missed my point entirely.
Forum: Foo
10-29-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,290
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I believe myself to be polite and respectful....

I believe myself to be polite and respectful. However, the military, long ago, cured me of the "sir" and "Ma'am" thing where, most who insisted on it, weren't worthy whereas those that did not got...
Forum: Touring
10-29-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,486
Posted By bobwysiwyg

elcruxio; Yipes! Cringed through the entirety....

elcruxio; Yipes! Cringed through the entirety. :twitchy:
10-28-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By bobwysiwyg

This is another possible solution. ...

This is another possible solution.
...
Forum: Touring
10-25-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 649
Posted By bobwysiwyg

My wife really likes the map books. She (as...

My wife really likes the map books. She (as passenger) loves going through the road atlas as we drive on vacation. I kind of like them myself.
10-25-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,454
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Yup. The "menace" is of our making. Deer are edge...

Yup. The "menace" is of our making. Deer are edge critters. We cleared so much forested land, creating more "edge" they moved in, multiplied and loved it. We went even further, planting soy beans,...
10-25-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,850
Posted By bobwysiwyg

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