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Old 02-05-2016, 09:05 AM
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Old 02-05-2016, 09:15 AM
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I think there should be a new rule for FBL: when he posts a new avatar, obituary is obligated.
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Old 02-05-2016, 09:31 AM
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Obligatory. Dammit!
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Old 02-05-2016, 10:37 AM
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Evening overs. Hi Wolfie, lol Inpar
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Old 02-05-2016, 11:41 AM
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Obligatory. Dammit!
The picture is Maurice White one of the founders of Earth Wind and Fire. He was 73, may he rest in peace.
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Old 02-05-2016, 12:42 PM
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Hi Mags & InPar to you both xx
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Old 02-05-2016, 01:59 PM
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Here ya go, IP: Maurice White, founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, dies - CNN.com

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Old 02-05-2016, 02:30 PM
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I was smiling until I saw your avatar in the 24-hr thread FBL.
I cannot believe this...we are losing way too many of our best and brightest.

Sorry, just feeling sad.
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Old 02-05-2016, 03:16 PM
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I'm numb anyway. Loved him and his music too.

Remember this?


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Old 02-05-2016, 03:29 PM
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Of course.

More s Itchy love. ♥
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Old 02-05-2016, 03:35 PM
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Hi all,
IP, you go girl! If you are where I think you are a the start of what used to be called the Alcan, you could not be in a more beautiful spot on the planet except maybe Seward and Valdiz. We loved our two days there.

Hey Mags! Howaya?

Wolf,
Good evening to you, it is 5:20pm here 11:20pm there.

Thanks FBL.
I recognized him but had to look it up to place him.

VC,
Tell me! Hey it really starts to be personal when you start outliving your friends and younger siblings. Maurice White was only 11 years my senior. Getting older is not for the weak of heart.

Drake,
Amen brother. I was lucky in that I had a good grounding on which problems to own and which to let go. And as a counselor knew how strong those who self immolate by degrees are were but did not want to test my ability to shoulder unnecessary burdens. My drinking was just stupid relaxing and getting a slight buzz and never progressed beyond that. Only problem was it took a little more every month to get to the buzz first two an hour, then three, then four and dependence in that last two years of drinking until my body was dependent and I woke up with serious shakes almost suddenly, and realizing it ha progressed to where I could not stop without some hard liquor in my first coffees of the day to just get steady and ready. I hated getting drunk and rarely did.

I hope none of you are in NY under a crane, or in Taiwan under a building. Lots of cruel turns of fate happening to many souls in our world today. Hang on and appreciate your safe patch of Earth when so many had the ground yanked out from under. Both literally and figuratively. If one has energy to spare send some to the folks in the world with lives threatened, loved ones in danger.
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Old 02-05-2016, 03:43 PM
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Good evening, Overs! It has been a wacky day and I missed my morning SR reads and posts. All's well here on a very snowy coast. So beautiful and I can truly appreciate it because I don't have to shovel it or drive in it
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Old 02-05-2016, 06:51 PM
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Hey Sass!
Have you gotten back into sleeping on Eastern Standard time yet?
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Old 02-05-2016, 11:53 PM
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You're very fortunate sass, to enjoy the snow without shovelling it! That's when it gets spoiled!

Brill music, itchy and fbl!

Getting older not for the weak of heart, itchy! I guess we're lucky we got this far!

Morning guys
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Old 02-06-2016, 12:20 AM
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Hi guys,

All is well in my little corner of the world except there is too much precipitation preventing us getting a decent game of golf. Actually the rain is merely preventing us getting a full 18 holes, the lack of decent golf is down to my inability to wield a club properly. Back to the bucket and spade!
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Old 02-06-2016, 03:07 AM
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With all of the celebrity deaths lately, I thought I'd lighten the mood a little and this made me chuckle: https://gooferie.com/2016/01/20/bing...a-splits-dies/

Have a Satisfactory Saturday, overs!
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Old 02-06-2016, 04:50 AM
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Good morning, Overs!

Thanks, Itchy - I am sleeping much better now. Part if it is, I think, that I panic if I don't have sleeping pills and benzos in my home when I start a bad sleeping spell. I had been on those meds for over 20 years when we decided to try tapering. I never abused the meds but IOP folks insisted I get completely off. Pdoc I'm working with here is helping me to get sleep normalized. I've now had 9 days in a row of good sleep with just a minimum of meds. And I make sure to take regular mini-holidays from them to minimize risk of further addictions. :-)

I haven't heard how much snow we had yesterday but at a rough guess think somewhere around 6 to 8 inches. Simply beautiful.
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Old 02-06-2016, 05:13 AM
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2016 the year of loss

Hmmmmm

EW & F one of the greatest groups of all times

rip maurice
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Old 02-06-2016, 06:18 AM
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Hi Y'all.
It's 4 degrees out! And windy.

Itchy--you got it! I know it is gorgeous here, it never stops impressing me, every day. And it's funny no one ever describes this region as especially pretty, but it's one of the most picturesque places I've ever been. Like driving through a painting, sometimes, when I'm driving home from work.
I still don't know if I should stay or go. It turns out it's not the place, it was the job that was making it hard. Now the job is over, and I don't really want to leave. But I'm open to anything I guess.
Glad your sleep is getting better Saskia.
FBL, cute website, I hung out there for a bit a read some other articles.
It seems I'm on a bit of a vacation! I might apply for EI. (Employment Insurance.) Never done that before.
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