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Old 05-14-2017, 12:22 AM
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Teaching my boys and their girlfriends how to safely handle and fire my brand new .357.
My dad had a 357 magnum when I was younger. With our absolutely crazy gun laws regarding handguns he was basically forced to either surrender it as at the time I believe that you had to belong to a gun club to have a restricted firearm and our local one just closed. I recall him taking the chop saw to it and turning it in to the police in 3 pieces.
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Sitting at emerg again. Two weeks ago it was my son with his foot. Now it's my wife's turn. She stepped down off a deck last night and rolled her ankle. This morning she could barely put pressure on it.
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Sitting at emerg again. Two weeks ago it was my son with his foot. Now it's my wife's turn. She stepped down off a deck last night and rolled her ankle. This morning she could barely put pressure on it.

OUCH! I know how that feels, prayers for your wife and family.
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My dad had a 357 magnum when I was younger. With our absolutely crazy gun laws regarding handguns he was basically forced to either surrender it as at the time I believe that you had to belong to a gun club to have a restricted firearm and our local one just closed. I recall him taking the chop saw to it and turning it in to the police in 3 pieces.
Such a shame it came to that. It is just plain not right. If I owned any guns, which I do not since that tragic boating capsizing accident on Lake Champlain in 1999, I would rot in hell before I ever turned them over to the liberals.

Needless to say, liberal family members keep their distance around me anyway. Just the way I like it.
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Old 05-14-2017, 04:32 PM
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My dad had a 357 magnum when I was younger. With our absolutely crazy gun laws regarding handguns he was basically forced to either surrender it as at the time I believe that you had to belong to a gun club to have a restricted firearm and our local one just closed. I recall him taking the chop saw to it and turning it in to the police in 3 pieces.
It's a crying shame that a man is forced to do that.

The very first handgun that I bought when I came to the States was a S&W 686 in .357. I still have it (sort of) and it's still one of my favorites. My wife claimed it as "hers" a few years back but I still have visiting and cleaning rights.

I honestly don't know what I'd do if the Government issued a decree to hand in all handguns. Well, that's not quite right, I do know. I'd tell them to sod off. I think that I'd be loading them up, not cutting them up.

Went and visited my M-I-L on Mother's Day and spent some time with her. Now that I'm home I'm going to try experimenting to see if I can improve the drainage around the house before the rain starts around the middle of the week.
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Old 05-14-2017, 05:15 PM
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OUCH! I know how that feels, prayers for your wife and family.
It's not broken. Just a bad sprain. We make a fine couple. Lmao. Me walking with two canes. Her on crutches.
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Mama's day dinner out at Applebee's.
This time with Ty, Ali and the girls.
I got this Cajun pork chop with apple chutney and maple butter and 2 good veggie sides.
The chop was half the size of the one shown on the menu.
I have lots of pictures to share soon.
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I put Trump to shame yesterday, I had four scoops of ice cream.

I may do the same today.
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Didn't do a whole lot of anything except for taking a long walk and then making shrimp salad lettuce cups.
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Did some packing for camp this weekend. Installed a new seat in the boat. Busy evening. The lovely missus took two of the kids to soccer while I brought the other three to scouts. They were touring a coast guard ship this evening.
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Been down to North Carolina for Melen's college graduation. Got home late last evening.

Today I have to return the rental (Ford Expedition) that I picked up down there for a 1 way rental to haul Melen's belongings back home.

I have to go pick up Walter from the dog jail.

Mid-morning we have a replacement blind being delivered for our living room. The original is not working properly, so the company made a replacement and that is being delivered today. The installer will remove & replace so I don't have to do that.

Probably do a bit of yelling (later today) at Melen to start sorting through her stuff, much of which is in plies in the foyer of our home. Much of which is in piles in our spare bedroom. Much of which is in stacks of tote bins in our garage. HOW DO KIDS ACCUMULATE SO MUCH STUFF while they are in college???
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Getting the truck camper packed. Got it loaded onto the truck two days ago. The boat is packed and ready to go tomorrow. I'm heading out tomorrow morning 3.5hrs away for our annual fish camp.
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Been busy, mostly yakking on other forums and causing a ruckus for my now discontent with Trump.
Won't go there here because this forum isn't about politics for me and never was really.

Aside from that, had a very busy day this afternoon running about shopping etc.
He who calls me Aunt Lollie made us dinner tonight, along with one of his friends.
Oven ribs wrapped in foil and cooked at 275 'til they fell off the bone. then brushed with Heinz Kansas City Sweet and Smoky sauce.
He also cooked some pasta, then made a cold salad ahead of time with cuke, onion and ranch dressing.

Thank you Mike and Cruz!
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Heading out tomorrow to spend the weekend with the kids. I will mooch food and drink and expect to be waited on hand & foot.

Been busting my ass working on the new fireplace mantle and need a break.

Maybe next week I will do a few mods on the truck.

I still love Trump!!! It's the Dummocrats that suck.
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Heading out tomorrow to spend the weekend with the kids.
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If I don't get rained out I will plant soybeans tomorrow.
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On site at work enjoying the sunshine doing as little as possible, looking forward to getting home to make some garden benches to go with the table i made from reclaimed timber yesterday evening.
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Back to the sad reality I live in of going to physio and sitting at home in pain.
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Yesterday I took the cat to the vet to have him neutered.
He is a lot less vocal (at night, especially) and always wanting to go outside now.
He is content to sit beside me now for hours.

Today I worked. What else?
Everything is good here.
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