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Old 11-25-21, 10:47 AM
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Spice up your pickle sandwich meal today, DougRNS


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Happy Thanksgiving to you turkeys.
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Just signed up for my Pfizer booster shot for tomorrow afternoon. I ordered mine with cheese and minus tracking device.
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Bike ride achieved. Really overdressed at the beginning, but how can I complain about a late November ride in shorts and a short sleeve jersey?

Also my friend is letting me borrow a high zoot crabon rear wheel until my rims arrive. Makes this bike look absolutely ridiculous

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I got in a bit of my daily Zwifting, hoping to offset some of the consumption that'll be happening later. After finishing one course, I decided to TT another short course. It was a decent 8 minute effort that left me a little queasy. Normally, I wouldn't think twice about it, but with my daughter hurling all morning, I can't help but wonder, at least a little bit, if I'm coming down with something, too. Ah, fun times!
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Bike ride achieved. Really overdressed at the beginning, but how can I complain about a late November ride in shorts and a short sleeve jersey?
Conditions much more inhospitable over the mountains in the quasi-north. I thought about maybe riding (despite relatives visiting) but there's a band of drizzle rolling through.


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Happy Turkey day from Weird Al and Baby Yoda.

https://twitter.com/alyankovic/statu...96119788908551
Turns out one of my buds from college is one of the balloon pilots for that particular balloon. It's something he does every year, even though he now lives in South Carolina!
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I obviously didn't think things through last night - I finished off my bottle of Writer's Tears Irish Whiskey. That's a perfect cooking tipple for me and, with Thanksgiving-ish dinner preparations staring me in the face, I'll have to find a suitable replacement. Hurrumph.
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Velo Vol trumpet alert:. Freddie Jones did the national anthem for the turkey day Cowboys game.


​​​​​​And they had one of the Dallas cheerleaders signing the words.

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Velo Vol trumpet alert:. Freddie Jones did the national anthem for the turkey day Cowboys game.


​​​​​​And they had one of the Dallas cheerleaders signing the words.
Link?
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
Velo Vol trumpet alert:. Freddie Jones did the national anthem for the turkey day Cowboys game.


​​​​​​And they had one of the Dallas cheerleaders signing the words.
He’s good, no doubt.
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Link?
No link. I enjoyed it on OTA TV in my living room, but I didn't record it with my phone and upload to YouTube.

Here's a related link though:
https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2021/09/26/...freddie-jones/
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We survived the Tour de Jersey and have arrived safely home.

Happy Thanksgiving to all. We have much to be grateful for.
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I had to find it myself. SMH.

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To each his own.
Dylan is a tough cookie to put in a box. That said, my fave album is Blonde on Blonde or Blood on the Tracks, depending on the day. Memphis Homesick Blues is my fave Dylan song. What album is that on? Modern Times was a good album that came along after a long dry spell. This topic could be discussed for days.
I did not enjoy either of the Alisha Keyes cuts. I did enjoy her backup band though.

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I'm trying to think ahead. At the moment, I'm making space in the fridge for leftovers. 12 oz. at a time.
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We are currently rich in good beer. Because it's too cold out to crave a cold one.
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We are currently rich in good beer. Because it's too cold out to crave a cold one.
That's when you go for the heavyweight stuff, like Porter or Stout. It's the opposite of motor oil, where the hotter it is, the thicker you want it.
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A dog fight at the egg bowl.
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A dog fight at the egg bowl.
How was lunch?
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Have had to admit that I like the holiday, but I don’t like the food.
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Have had to admit that I like the holiday, but I don’t like the food.
We had smoked turkey, which was OK. Wish I would've went to my friend's house though. He made oxtail...


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