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Old 06-03-2014, 02:12 PM   #16871
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We love Sandpiper RV on Galveston Island. We watch the tankers and cargo ships in the bay go in the channel and out. Cruise ships come and go too and we are right on the beach..... It is wonderful!

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Old 06-03-2014, 02:15 PM   #16872
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Ohhhhh and don't tell Wayne unless you want a visit cause he and Earlene are less than 30 min. away. Lol (love ya buddy)
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Old 06-03-2014, 02:39 PM   #16873
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Papaw Steve, if you go to Live Ships Map - AIS - Vessel Traffic and Positions - AIS Marine Traffic you can learn a lot about any ship that has a transponder on it. I often see ships here that look unusual and I go to that website and it will tell me that it's a dredge or a research vessel.

There is a hospital ship that I've seen a few times. It's painted white with big red crosses on it. I noticed that when it's headed to sea there are lots of people on deck, but when it returns nobody can be seen. I guess the novelty wears off. Or maybe they are busy packing so they can go home.
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Old 06-03-2014, 03:18 PM   #16874
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Do riverboat views count? We get our "fix" at Tom Sawyers RV Park, West Memphis, and a Corps park west of Montgomery, AL (I think it is called Gunter Hill). There are others along the Tombigbee Waterway.
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R U an RV Mutant too?

Or....perhaps being ON a boat, watching whales.

Eastport Maine is a good one for that:

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Or....perhaps being ON a boat, watching whales.

Eastport Maine is a good one for that:

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Old 06-03-2014, 05:46 PM   #16877
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Finally the distinction between Micro and Macro Economists!

I was a Macro Micro Economist (wrong on various levels) for about 5 years - doing regional economics on 27 metro areas and 10 states -building and running econometric models. That was a long time ago, mercifully!
I stuck to building model corvettes and radio controlled airplanes, much more rewarding....
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R U an RV Mutant too?

Come full circle 'round: Sky_Boss and Suspinz held both the first and the latest Mini-Curiosity. Is there a certificate for that?

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So: pictures and it did happen!

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PS: Now I've confused myself. Did we meet Tina (timarti) ... before or after that. Lost in the mists of time!
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Old 06-03-2014, 06:08 PM   #16879
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Come full circle 'round: Sky_Boss and Suspinz held both the first and the latest Mini-Curiosity. Is there a certificate for that?

With spouses at Kamakura:
The teppan table:

So: pictures and it did happen!

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PS: Now I've confused myself. Did we meet Tina (timarti) ... before or after that. Lost in the mists of time!
Mini-C Certificates - hmmmm....
Now there's an idea!
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Top-a-the afternoon to ya Muteys! It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood and all is well on the rainbow today I trust?

Don please slow down your activity before you have a bad case of retirus- meltus- downer. The rainbow road awaits your return.

Wayne those Poppers ( no not the drug kind) sound delicious. Guess whose coming to dinner and it ain't Sydney Portia?

I have been pondering the meaning of the term do-daddy. My bride says to me go get that do-daddy for coach. Now I have enough trouble with do- hickeys? That sounds like a rather sexual reference to something I think....but then it's been awhile. Now I have do-daddy's and I don't know if I should get excited or what. Someone said that do-hickeys and do-daddies are closely related. Hmmmmm I guess I better ponder on this a little more. Maybe I will get lucky!
Actually I prefer using the thig-a-ma-jig.
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Actually I prefer using the thig-a-ma-jig.
I have a special set of thing-a-ma-jig jigs. I crank out thing-a-ma-jigs much more quickly now.
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I have a special set of thing-a-ma-jig jigs. I crank out thing-a-ma-jigs much more quickly now.
They are not metric are they? ...
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Well, I get a A+ for productivity today, but an F for following thru with my plans. But I'm gonna blame the weather. It was too cold to go kayaking until late this afternoon. By that time I was too tuckered out from another marathon weed pulling session and the wind came up making the river too choppy for me anyway. Maybe tomorrow?
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Barb - no mutant knows better than you what tomorrow is for. It's for doing what the rainbow didn't let ya get to yesterday - or is that today....

You have made a life for yourself that affords you a new adventure every day and the freedom to adjust, adapt, and mutate. and a hearty tip 'o the hat!

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