Solstice Solace

By: RobDaHood , 3:27 PM GMT on December 20, 2012

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If you need to get away from all the "end of the world" hullabaloo, well, what better place to hide than an Ark?

Hang out, play some music, have a cookie, some eggnog, or maybe some grog. Be ready to celebrate that we're all still here!


The tutorial for the Youtube code generator is now in Post 7 and 8 of The Ark help files. The link to the generator is now in the right column in my links section here.

Please read the tutorial. It's really easy once you know what to and not to do.

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Quoting RTLSNK:


Could you download a photo?
I think that could be worth bucks! LOL

Just thought I would stop by one last time before
I go horizontal, being up half the night does have
its drawbacks the next day.
Sleeping at odd hours
should eventually put us back to the right sleep
cycle, right?

Either that or we just become zombies. Don't tell
Pottery that. He will want to recommend odd little
dances under a full moon or something. Wait a minute,
there is a full moon in a couple of days I think. :)

Who knows, might work.

Yes indeed.
The moonlight is lovely tonight.
Totally burned out here.
Catch you all tomorrow.
Rest well my friends.
-Hood out.
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Quoting RobDaHood:


Will look at that later.
Tried RTL's technique using the gas mask.
Look like Rudolph the rednosed goldfish!
:o)


Could you download a photo?
I think that could be worth bucks! LOL

Just thought I would stop by one last time before
I go horizontal, being up half the night does have
its drawbacks the next day. Sleeping at odd hours
should eventually put us back to the right sleep
cycle, right?

Either that or we just become zombies. Don't tell
Pottery that. He will want to recommend odd little
dances under a full moon or something. Wait a minute,
there is a full moon in a couple of days I think. :)

Who knows, might work.
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Quoting ycd0108:
I've got just the thang here Rob:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nasal_irrigation
If you survive this treatment some of us would be interested in the details
- well - not so much of the details.
Just need to know if you survived.


Will look at that later.
Tried RTL's technique using the gas mask.
Look like Rudolph the rednosed goldfish!
:o)
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I've got just the thang here Rob:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nasal_irrigation
If you survive this treatment some of us would be interested in the details
- well - not so much of the details.
Just need to know if you survived.
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Okay, I've got a 6.5 horse Ridgid vac.
Reckon I could just hook the hose up to a gas mask?
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Quoting RobDaHood:

Well, no, but it did let me know that it wasn't my reading comprehension that was in question!

Got the leaves mowed. Got my eyes and nose full of stuff.


What does one do for a nose full of stuff one might ask?

I consulted my home do it yourself book and it seemed
to recommend using your shop vac. You do have a shop
vac do you not? I have a nice big 5 gal wet/dry shop
vac myself. It says to clean stuff out, simply plug it
in to any wall socket and turn the on/off switch to the
"on" position. Then use the vacuum hose to vacuum the "stuff".

I don't think you should use the hose on your eyes however.
Perhaps your garden hose might be just the thing. :)

You don't have to thank me, its what I do. :)

Dinner at the kids and grands tonight, back later.
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Quoting pottery:


Coffee didn't seem to work, did it ?

:):))

Well, no, but it did let me know that it wasn't my reading comprehension that was in question!

Got the leaves mowed. Got my eyes and nose full of stuff.
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Quoting RobDaHood:
Yeah, uh, Okay, I'll be back.
This is gonna require more coffee...


Coffee didn't seem to work, did it ?

:):))
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Hey Todd!
Has your weather improved any? I know a lot of folks that were wishing for winter are getting a little more than they wanted this week.

Looks like RTLSNK might not be opening that Slurpee stand after all.
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GOOD MORNING ROB
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Yeah, uh, Okay, I'll be back.
This is gonna require more coffee...
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Quoting goofyrider:
Good morning my thoughts also.

Good Morning to you.
Good to see that someone around here is capable of thought.

Strange word, thought, not really the kind of thing that one wants to contend with early of a morning.
Rhymes with thwart, and fraught. Nought, too. And ought, almost.

Lord, I think I just short-circuited something. I should have bought a better one. Maybe I could have it brought.
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Quoting RTLSNK:


That would be very strange would it not? :)

And greetings and salutations to yourself too.

Indeed !

But as we speak (or write, or click, or enter, or submit, or whatever it is we do these days), the sky is Pleasantly Dribbling while the sun is streaming through and turning everything into Sparkle Plenty.

I trust you remember Sparkle. She was one of my Favourites, you know.
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Quoting theshepherd:
How's the fishing?

4 Wahoo
8 Cero Mackerel
2 Jacks
11 Mangrove Snapper
2 Barracuda...(nice ones)
1 Ray
6 Yellow Yail

Just too darn windy since Tuesday afternoon to really get out where the party is happening. :)

Small craft advisory since Wednesday.

All in all a fabulous time. Heading home in AM.

Picked up a new 8'6" casting rod at the Rod Shop...love it.
It's my new Tarpon/Sail rod.

Speaking of Tarpon...see ya later.

:)))


Hmmm...

Single-Handed Fish-Stock Depletion Program, you are !

Well done.
Sad about the windy conditions though.
The wahoo are biting here too right now, but the boat-owner is having issues with one of his knees.
It shouldn't be allowed.....
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Good morning my thoughts also.
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With all the noise we have been making I am sure we
have roused the captain from his slumber.

I shall therefore go back to bed and let you handle
it Pottery.

You don't have to thank me, its what I do.

Do try to be a little quieter though Pottery.:)
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Quoting pottery:
Greetings to you too, Snakeymon.
No snow here yet, either.


That would be very strange would it not? :)

And greetings and salutations to yourself too.
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Quoting theshepherd:
Top of the mornin', Ranger Rick.

Miss me yet?
:)))


Of course, that goes without saying!!!

I am not too sure where it goes, it just goes. :)
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mornin' pott


Uh?

Yes.

:)))


L8rs
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How's the fishing?

4 Wahoo
8 Cero Mackerel
2 Jacks
11 Mangrove Snapper
2 Barracuda...(nice ones)
1 Ray
6 Yellow Yail

Just too darn windy since Tuesday afternoon to really get out where the party is happening. :)

Small craft advisory since Wednesday.

All in all a fabulous time. Heading home in AM.

Picked up a new 8'6" casting rod at the Rod Shop...love it.
It's my new Tarpon/Sail rod.

Speaking of Tarpon...see ya later.

:)))

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Greetings to you too, Snakeymon.
No snow here yet, either.
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Quoting theshepherd:


That's exactly what I was thinking.

Then I thought it a bit risque, so I decided on :::.

:)))


Yes, it was a a little risqué, wasn't it?
But I thought "oh, what the heck, lets be spontaneous and see what happens" and there you go.
You have plenty of nerve though, making that response....

Did not get home until after one last night.
The music was sweet, the lime was good.
The body, however, is feeling a little 'delicate' right now.

Also, there seems to be some cloud about.
Or could it be that my vision is still wonky ?
After this coffee hits home, I may know what is what.
The question is, of course, do I really need to know anything at all ?
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Top of the mornin', Ranger Rick.

Miss me yet?
:)))
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Quoting theshepherd:


That's exactly what I was thinking.

Then I thought it a bit risque, so I decided on :::.

:)))



I've always liked !!!

But it can be a little over the top I suppose. :):):)

So how's the fishing???

heh heh heh
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Quoting pottery:
;;;


That's exactly what I was thinking.

Then I thought it a bit risque, so I decided on :::.

:)))

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OH Sure, when I come in here at 0412 in the morning I
tiptoe around quietly, not you though, I could hear you
banging around all the way to Macon. LOL

Whats up? I see chubby Kim Jong didn't care much for
their pals China voting against them at the UN on the
new sanctions. Did a little saber rattling last night.

Lets see, seven more days to wait for the Bone Doc.

No snow yet. Supposed to be freezing rain and sleet
from Atlanta north tomorrow morning but not here.

Want some snow, not ice.
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I'm glad that you are fine, but I am not.
I'm looking at a computer at 4 am again.

I suppose being beside yourself is a good thing.
That way you're never alone.

Okay...that's about all I've got to say about that.
Going to go stare at the ceiling some more.
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I'll have you know I am perfectly fine.
I'll have you know I am perfectly fine.
I'll have you know I am perfectly fine.

Well, I do seem to be beside myself right now. :)

heh heh heh
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Hmmm...kinda slow and Van Helsing, staring Kate is on.
BBL...
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Well okay, but maybe RTL is a little under the weather (pun not intended) because of his impending shoulder proceedure, but for some reason, his wishcasting is mis-firing.

Who wants a slushy dumped all over their house?
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Quoting RobDaHood:

It's all RTL's fault you know!
Keeps wishing for snow and getting it wrong.


I want snow too!
Oh well maybe in February.
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Quoting RobDaHood:

Okay, that woke me (and the whole house) up!
Had the volume cranked when I was listening to Skye's tune and forgot to turn it down.

Thanks Pottery, makes me want to log off and pour some rum.

LOLOL

Just do it, man >

Laters>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
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Quoting pottery:
Yep, I intend to enjoy the Pan tonight.
Here is a little "Musical Vengeance".
And the 'Flag Girl' is not too bad either...


Okay, that woke me (and the whole house) up!
Had the volume cranked when I was listening to Skye's tune and forgot to turn it down.

Thanks Pottery, makes me want to log off and pour some rum.
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Quoting ycd0108:
Long Phish:
Almost long enough for me to type a comment. Printer/scanner is having hiccups but I keep tryin'

You are scanning your comments into the blog?
Neat trick that!

Quoting pottery:

It always is. Isn't it ?
Strange, that.

Not strange at all. Perfectly normal!
I think it's something that they look for in Ranger candidates...you know, the tricky ones that are always getting stirring things up.
:o)
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Yep, I intend to enjoy the Pan tonight.
Here is a little "Musical Vengeance".
And the 'Flag Girl' is not too bad either...

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Quoting RobDaHood:

It's all RTL's fault you know!
Keeps wishing for snow and getting it wrong.

It always is. Isn't it ?
Strange, that.
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Long Phish:
Almost long enough for me to type a comment. Printer/scanner is having hiccups but I keep tryin'
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Quoting Ylee:
"Interesting Info Ylee. I only hope that the page rolls before Angie reads that. I think that is one cooking show (???) that she hasn't discovered yet!
:o)"


Create TV

Fear it. ;' )

Oh wow!
They've got the guy used to paint the happy little trees and the happy little clouds. I used to love that show!
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Quoting GeorgiaStormz:


mine:

A slight chance of rain or freezing rain between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of freezing rain and sleet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Freezing rain and sleet likely before 1pm, then rain or freezing rain likely between 1pm and 4pm, then rain likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%

It's all RTL's fault you know!
Keeps wishing for snow and getting it wrong.
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Quoting pottery:
;;;

Fine by me!
:o)

Have fun at the pan.
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Quoting Skyepony:
Or at least pretend to bake something.

I may go with this idea & the nap shep was discussing:)


Hey That's a long Phish you caught!
Thanks!

I figured it out. I can make stromboli tonight. That'll take a little of the chill out of the house,
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Quoting RobDaHood:
Hey Pottery!
Could be worse you know.
Here's RLTSNK's latest forecast for Friday:
Friday
A chance of rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 9am, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Sounds Dread up his end!


mine:

A slight chance of rain or freezing rain between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of freezing rain and sleet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Freezing rain and sleet likely before 1pm, then rain or freezing rain likely between 1pm and 4pm, then rain likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%
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Oh. Excuse me. I thought that something was wrong.
Never mind me.
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;;;
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Quoting RobDaHood:
Hey Pottery!
Could be worse you know.
Here's RLTSNK's latest forecast for Friday:
Friday
A chance of rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 9am, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Sounds Dread up his end!

Sounds Dread indeed.

I'll take the Heat, thanks.
At least the Humid is coming down, so it doesnt feel so bad.
Heading for the City this afternoon, to get some Culture in the Pan Yards
It's that time of year again, you know.
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861. Ylee
"Interesting Info Ylee. I only hope that the page rolls before Angie reads that. I think that is one cooking show (???) that she hasn't discovered yet!
:o)"


Create TV

Fear it. ;' )
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860. Skyepony (Mod)
Or at least pretend to bake something.

I may go with this idea & the nap shep was discussing:)

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Hey Pottery!
Could be worse you know.
Here's RLTSNK's latest forecast for Friday:
Friday
A chance of rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 9am, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Sounds Dread up his end!
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Well it's hot dry and breezy here.
Typical dry season weather.

Yeah I'll be careful of the smoke, Snake.
The winds were to my back all the time mostly which made it better.
No way to get close when the wind is coming toward you.
The smoke will certainly kill you if your'e not aware.

Because it rained so heavy up to 10 days ago, we have not begun the fire traces.
Starting that on Monday. Takes 2 weeks to do it though.....
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Wow, I can see we are gonna have to book a few time therapy sessions for the crew. I'll contact Earl and see when one of the Gray doc's can fit you in.

Was 55 at 0730. Would be a good day to bake something.
Or at least pretend to bake something.
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Morning guys, fire is dread Pottery, be careful.
Don't like the wind when I'm on the water Shep,
when the wind starts rocking, I go docking!

A nap, what a great idea, I have been awake for an
hour and a half already, a nap might be just the thing. :)

Morning Rob, trust you slept well, my sleep cycle is
totally messed up now, try not to even look at the
clock anymore.

Enjoy the day, was 29*F here this morning, no snow.

EDIT : in the time it took me to type the above comment the temp dropped to 28.3*
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