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Road Cycling It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle. -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 02-15-21, 10:37 PM
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It's the county seat of Chelan County.
Well . . . I feel silly now.
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No basement? We would be in deep doo-doo without ours. This includes our laundry room, a large finished area that is a guestroom/stereo room/bike training room....and a medium size unfinished "crawl space" with 5 foot ceilings where we keep boxes and "junk" items that are too good to throw out but likely will get tossed when we move eventually.
we have cut down on a lot of junk. We have a big attic space over our garage for storage and have our bikes and treadmill out in the garage.

Im probably going to put up a 10x20 shed in the back in the next year or two to be an office / gym with heat and AC
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Old 02-16-21, 05:05 AM
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The market here is ridiculous, although it seems to have gone a bit lower recently. There is also property tax of about $450 per month on that 486 sq ft fixer.

If my landlord kicks me out I am screwed. I will have to move hours from here, or to another state.

$450 a month property tax is about what I pay here. Of course, house isnt 450 square feet.
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Where was your hotel? What year?
Yeah good questions....I couldn't tell you now where it was. But I think it was 13 years ago....Holy shhhhsmokes! The time , she flies!

I cant tell you what these notes meen, they made sense at the time. I had these notes in a ziplock baggy taped to my handle bars. But its pretty clear it was a Country Inns & Suites. I carry this in my wallet. A momento of a past accomplishment.
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What is your conception of an ideal residential lot? Just plain grass up to the house wall?
yes. Exactly. Grass is optional, pavement is preferred.
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Old 02-16-21, 05:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Well . . . I feel silly now.
NOW?! .....now you feel silly...oy...
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Might actually see the sun today, with a high of 50.
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We got a little snow in Ely last night, so the first hour and a half I cruised about 50 mph. Got great mpg
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Might actually see the sun today, with a high of 50.
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It's snowing.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
2/3 of the people in this thread are the annoying neighbour woman.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cc-7Se9XlEU
You're talking about the one in the parka, right?
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Might actually see the sun today, with a high of 50.
I had to use the sun visor in the car this morning.
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You're talking about the one in the parka, right?
Watch the video and you'll figure it out.
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It's snowing.
Overnight snow wasn't bad. Just a few inches. But, there was like a quarter inch crust of ice on top. So annoying.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Watch the video and you'll figure it out.
Pretty sure, if there's landscaping going on, it's not that cold.
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Pretty sure, if there's landscaping going on, it's not that cold.
You won't see me doing any landscaping today in the Actual Cold.
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Oof. I think that some guy in NYC messed up his phone number in his browser's auto-fill, or something. His mistake is *my* phone number and I routinely get texts and calls from parcel services, etc. It's mildly annoying.

Today, I got another text, this time from a health care provider. The text contains his User Name and Password for accessing his health records. :facepalm:
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You won't see me doing any landscaping today in the Actual Cold.
The horse farm down the street doesn't let the Actual Cold slow them down much. Last week, they knocked down an old barn and regraded the land. I think it's going to made into a pasture.
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The horse farm down the street doesn't let the Actual Cold slow them down much. Last week, they knocked down an old barn and regraded the land. I think it's going to made into a pasture.
Don't the horses need a barn?
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Don't the horses need a barn?
The horses have very nice barns. The property used to be a dairy farm. Lots of old outbuildings and disused housing. He's been repurposing the land, since he bought it a few years ago.

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Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
Overnight snow wasn't bad. Just a few inches. But, there was like a quarter inch crust of ice on top. So annoying.
we got about 7 or more depending where you are. Its a cluster out there. Lol. Took me an hour and 10 minutes to get in to work. Normally its 30 minutes.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
You won't see me doing any landscaping today in the Actual Cold.
we should take up a collection, buy this guy a Parka, and maybe a couple of toddies
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I'm watching a video on heat stroke @ work atm. Talk about being out of touch.
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
Oof. I think that some guy in NYC messed up his phone number in his browser's auto-fill, or something. His mistake is *my* phone number and I routinely get texts and calls from parcel services, etc. It's mildly annoying.

Today, I got another text, this time from a health care provider. The text contains his User Name and Password for accessing his health records. :facepalm:
So message their provider. Maybe they're walking in the middle of the BQE right now in just a shirt.
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