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Addiction LXXVIII

Old 06-28-20, 07:03 AM
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Good Morning. Get to pick up this rascal today.

oh man
Can you please thoroughly jiggle all those folds for me?
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Old 06-28-20, 07:13 AM
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Im around. Social media feels depressing these days so I’ve been stepping back some. Whoa on PCad. That’s tough.

Got the final hoop jumped to make the 3 day work week a thing in Sept. yay.

Work is very busy.

Old interns finish this week. <sob>

cooking a lot, and mixology fun

doing a long ride tomorrow

have a TT on my schedule in Aug, we’ll see

yosemite in a week and a half, restricted entry so no crowds

planning on Park City mountain biking 2 weeks in Sept, then Moab in Oct including the white Rim trail, then Sedona in Nov.

puppy love hurt her back but is feeling better now

today is Mr Hs and RUOkies birthdays
Sounds like a full schedule. Glad that puppy is on the mend. Miss the food and doggy pics. Stay safe.
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Thanks! Flying to Wichita via Phoenix... The things we do for our kids.
Sounds like a Charlie Daniels tune. Via Omaha...
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Originally Posted by bampilot06 View Post
evvansville and then champaign for the night.
you get all the glamorous destinations.
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Old 06-28-20, 07:26 AM
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Thanks again All Y’all!

I sure will, iJen. That’s just something that happens.
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In other news, to effect quick passes of other cyclists out this morning, I did dial it up to 400w to pass several times. It doesn't actually feel like much of anything for that duration. Not sure what that guy was on about.
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Old 06-28-20, 07:27 AM
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I guess if I'm gonna ride, I need to get going.
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Even at the airport people are morons. Stare downs from non mask wearers. Jeez. It’s not that hard
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In other news, to effect quick passes of other cyclists out this morning, I did dial it up to 400w to pass several times. It doesn't actually feel like much of anything for that duration. Not sure what that guy was on about.
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Old 06-28-20, 07:29 AM
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
I guess if I'm gonna ride, I need to get going.
It has been raining here all morning, seems like every weekend where I have time for a long ride the weather sucks and derails my plans
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Old 06-28-20, 07:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Velo Gator View Post
Can you please thoroughly jiggle all those folds for me?
Reported. Family Forum.
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Old 06-28-20, 07:56 AM
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Even at the airport people are morons. Stare downs from non mask wearers. Jeez. It’s not that hard
I think being at an airport raises people's moron level.
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Old 06-28-20, 08:27 AM
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Originally Posted by DougRNS View Post
Sounds like a Charlie Daniels tune. Via Omaha...
Just don't kick ol' Green Teeth right in the knee.
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Old 06-28-20, 08:46 AM
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Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
I think being at an airport raises people's moron level.
You mean like playing video on the speakers on their phones?
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Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
Having a bit of triple berry pie with my coffee this morning. One of the berries it raspberry. It is delicious.

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I simmered some raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries to put on the Dutch baby yesterday morning.

Wonder if I can talk the little lady into making another one today...
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Old 06-28-20, 09:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug View Post
You mean like playing video on the speakers on their phones?
Not just at the airports
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Old 06-28-20, 09:19 AM
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The county and the national park service had closed some of the roads during the pandemic so people have more space to exercise during the lock down.

Id been to one this morning since I wanted to have a short ride close to home. Once more I realized how stupid cagers clean the roads just by being on them. We had thunderstorms last night and the road was littered with small branches, sections of mud/grit layers and all that debris.
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Old 06-28-20, 09:30 AM
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Fun fact: slighly old homemade sourdough bread makes amazingly good toast.
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It has been raining here all morning, seems like every weekend where I have time for a long ride the weather sucks and derails my plans
Wow there was a very intense cell that passed directly over Albany and Schenectady a short while ago. Didn't realize it was storming up there, it's quiet and sunny down here, although it looks like we're going to experience some of those hit or miss storm cells ourselves later.
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Old 06-28-20, 09:52 AM
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Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
I think being at an airport raises people's moron level.
You're too kind, I think the anxiety of flying exposes people as the dicks they truly are.
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I really wish I had a better camera with me yesterday.

About 20 minutes after setting off I had to stop for a nature break so I found a access point to a farmers field through some trees.

It was still fairly early, the sun was behind some clouds, things were still a bit foggy, and these two sandhill cranes were standing out in the field together:

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You're too kind, I think the anxiety of flying exposes people as the dicks they truly are.
Hmm.. My anxiety kicks into full-dark-no-stars even while driving to the airport, but it causes me to fold up into myself like origami and consequently generally not have the wherewithal to even act like a dick if I wanted to.
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Thanks! Flying to Wichita via Phoenix... The things we do for our kids.
Will you go round trip same day?
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Happy Birthday Mr. H!
ROUkie!
This, again
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Originally Posted by phrantic09 View Post
It has been raining here all morning, seems like every weekend where I have time for a long ride the weather sucks and derails my plans
I have no weekends anymore. The are all the same. So much so that I frequently have no idea of the day of the week
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
I simmered some raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries to put on the Dutch baby yesterday morning.

Wonder if I can talk the little lady into making another one today...
Unfamiliar with the term. Same with stroopwaffles a few years ago.
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