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    Good morning crew, readers, and lurkers, from 29 f and overcast N.E. Indiana. The coffee urn is READY with Railbender blend in the 'to go' cups. A few scoops of oatmeal left in the pot for the hermits, unplug the pot if you're the last dipper. The crew van has been fueled up, shoveled out, fresh pine tree scented cardboard hung from the mirror, and brake check completed. Hop in, we're headed over to "The Greek's" for brunch. New guys, watch out for Elvira, she's actually a witch, and will turn you into a frog (green type, and unpowered) in a NY minute.

    More tutorialzzz, and tips on the drawing program yesterday.

    See you at the restaurant, Have a Super day!

    Jim
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    Take the red pill

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    Good morning, Jim and crew. Just coffee for me, we're going to breakfast with our grandson and his girlfriend.

    I sold a few things at yesterday's white elephant table. The good news is that I didn't buy anything.

    George
    "Aviation in itself is not inherently dangerous. But to an even greater degree than the sea, it is terribly unforgiving of any carelessness, incapacity or neglect." Captain A. G. Lamplugh

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    • #3
      Good morning everyone.

      Jim, thanks for the coffee and ride.

      Today will be a travel day about 100 miles south of where I'm at now.

      have a great day everyone.
      Follow along as my dog and I travel the country in our van.
      FaceBook link: https://www.facebook.com/A-Dog-A-Van-and-A-View-108345371976229

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      • #4
        Morning everyone

        Jim thanks for opening and the coffee.

        Everyone have a wonderful day!!
        Jerry



        "And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln

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        • #5
          Good morning Jim and the rest of the crew. It is 29 degrees and snowing lightly right now in S.E. Michigan. It should stay below freezing and give us about an inch or so of snow.

          I painted on the sky backdrop again yesterday and will put that part of the process to bed today. This week I will tackle the mounting of the backdrop.

          Have a great day!
          Bruce

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          • #6
            Morning all,


            Thanks for getting us going Jim, coffee smells great.

            In other news, there is no new news from here.

            Have a great day ya'll.


            Tom

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            • #7
              Usually sticky snow is gone from branches, etc the next day. But yesterday was as pretty a snow day as I can remember after Thursday night/Friday morning's snow.
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              Cloudy and seasonal today, more snow tonight and tomorrow. No 'pretty snow', this storm is accompanied by gale wind warnings.

              Yesterday I did some more work on the ball signal, adding the spikes to the pole, staining some of the woodwork, and building the frame/testbed.

              dave
              Modeling 1890s (because the voices in my head told me to)

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            • #8

              Good morning Guys, and all incoming crew. Thanks for opening the Lounge Jim as usual for the coffee. Nothing better than a cup of coffee first thing in the morning.

              Cold 33 degrees and cloudy for todays weather, here in the Ocean State, Rhode Island.

              I posted some more progress yesterday of my 1960 Chevy Impala build.

              Everyone have a great, safe and healthy day ahead. I'll see you all on the RR-Line Forum.


              Louis L&R Western Railroad
              Pacific Northwest Logging in the East Coast

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              • #9
                Coffee and some fresh choc chip pancakes,

                Did a 3 hour hands-on clinic yesterday - part 1 of my resin casting clinic where everyone gets to make molds; couple of weeks we get back together and pour resin....and make a really good mess,

                Colder today and maybe some snow, sleet, rain, frogs or herring falling out of the sky.....but firewood is in and dry for football time. Ripped through another book and 1/3 into the next; think I need to step up my reading glasses - maybe 2.5 or 2.75....

                Some time at the work bench this morning, I think. I have open RTV to use so anything I was thinking about making a mold is getting dragged out today and prepped.

                Got galleys for the journal and the galley for the magazine is several days late; 2 days to get that done for the printer.............sigh. I hate working tight up against deadlines.


                So it goes...

                In a time like ours seemings and portents signify. Ours is a generation when dogs howl and the skin crawls on the skull with its beast's foreboding.

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                • #10
                  Morning all.

                  Snowing here. We're only supposed to get to 33 degrees today, so I suspect when the snow stops, I'll go push some snow, looks like only an inch or three. Found the rolling stock item I was looking for yesterday, along with the rest of my rolling stock. I am going to try to put them back in their original boxes, figure out which ones to save and which ones to get rid of. The local club models the more modern era, and I've told them I'll give them the extras.

                  Jeff

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                  • #11
                    Good morning. It's 33 with forecast of 44F and rain in northern WV.

                    I worked on the house projects yesterday; that will continue today for a little bit. This afternoon, the N scale group of our club will meet to discuss a plan for the new layout. Maybe after that I will get some modeling in. I have walls to cut out.

                    Have a good one.

                    Mike


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                    Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. James Baldwin

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                    • #12
                      A bit of white added to the grey monochromatic monotony this morning. Doesn’t look a bit like Dave’s idyllic New England scene…not even close.

                      I did manage to find an allusive lost on the floor piece from my airbrush and did some painting yesterday. I also wrapped up another book, another of WEBGriffin’s verbose volumes. Watched some of the KCvJAX game. So that’s what a playoff game looks like? Later joined the Doll and watched an old classic 12 Angry Men…weird, seeing a room full of guys in shirt and ties.

                      Well, the Doll’s daughter and a grandbabe just arrived. See y’all at Elvira’s lair…

                      KS in the grey beyond the fence…
                      Karl Scribner-Curmudgeon

                      Cedar Swamp
                      SW of Manistique, MI

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                      • #13
                        Good morning, all. I'm south of Dave and closer to the Atlantic, so I'm expecting mostly rain from this next storm. Yesterday's on-line meeting ran over and then related business ate the rest of the afternoon. Today I'll finish looking over the forum and then shut off the computer and go upstairs.
                        James

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