MORE random stuff about your day

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Postby sloopjohnc » 09 Jul 2017, 01:01

Plane flying into SFO late this morning.

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My son at Coyote Point, a beach on San Francisco Bay. That's San Francisco, far left way in the distance. Probably, 15 miles as the crow flies.

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Postby fange » 09 Jul 2017, 12:19

Having a drink with Trans-Chigley Ray tonight, if he can stop bloody walking around Hong Kong long enough for a pint! :D
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Postby Still Baron » 09 Jul 2017, 21:11

I'm probably going to take an examination in the fall to get board certified as a specialist in my field. Which means going back to school a little and learning stuff and making outlines and studying them. I'm in day two of that.

And am here posting on BCB. Just like grad school. :x
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Postby sloopjohnc » 13 Jul 2017, 17:21

I had a nurse comee to my apartment this morning to do a physical for a life insurance/long-term care policy. I couldn't understand a single word she said - her accent was some kind of slavic/scandinavian mix. And no, not Finnish.

I had to take a urine test and she just passed me a sheet of instructions, tapped it a couple times, and then gave me a cup and two vials. That was kind of the tenor of the whole 40 minutes - the taking of the blood part made me kind of nervous, because she just kinda grabbed my arm and went to town. Usually, I don't have a problem with people taking my blood, but I had to turn away right before she stabbed me.
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Postby Belle Lettre » 15 Jul 2017, 14:42

Just spent a delightful few hours with Neige on our way back to France from a visit to the Alps. His town is gorgeous.
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Postby The Fish » 15 Jul 2017, 23:38

At the local sorting office this morning picking up a CD parcel, and stood behind chef Michael Bremner. Won't mean a thing to non UKers but Brits may know him from Great British Menu, the one who cooked the main course (Ox tongue) at the Wimbledon banquet.
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Postby The Great Defector » 17 Jul 2017, 13:01

I just signed up to play cricket for the company I work for. Easy!!



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Postby sloopjohnc » 17 Jul 2017, 21:16

The Great Defector wrote:I just signed up to play cricket for the company I work for. Easy!!

:?


Are they shooting for the lottery next draft?
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Postby Harvey K-Tel » 18 Jul 2017, 20:43

I just found out that the orthodontist I went to when I was a kid and had braces on my teeth was recently charged with making and possessing child pornography. I knew there was a reason I couldn't stand that fucker!
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Postby The Savage Young Gash » 18 Jul 2017, 21:17

Because he didn't fancy you?
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Postby Harvey K-Tel » 18 Jul 2017, 21:24

All my good-looking friends had much straighter teeth than me. :(
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Postby sloopjohnc » 18 Jul 2017, 21:24

I named a product today. Naming our kids was way easier.
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Postby sloopjohnc » Yesterday, 14:30

Last year at this time, I was getting ready to pick up Kid P and his girlfriend from SFO. It was a great trip. On Sunday, my son and I took them down Hwy 1, from San Francisco to Pescadero, took them through Redwoods from the coast as a precursor to the next weekend trip where I took them to San Luis Obispo - cut across from Monterey and Carmel, went down Hwy 1 (which you can't do now because of landslides), went whale watching, Hearst Castle, wine tasting, and had an overall good time.
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Postby souphound » Yesterday, 21:29

My weekend is about to start in a few minutes and what happens? It starts to rain. :(
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Postby Neige » Yesterday, 21:46

Lengthy phone conversation with my brother (5 years my senior).

Turns out his oesophagectomy two years ago wasn't enough. Cancer reappeared in his lymph glands and is growing fast... 6 months chemo ahead and not a very good prognosis.

I'm in shock.

:(

and I really hate cancer
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Postby kath » Yesterday, 21:48

sending love, neige.

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Postby Hugh » Yesterday, 21:51

What kath said, Felix. Take care.

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Postby Harvey K-Tel » Yesterday, 22:32

Ah fuck. I'm sorry Felix. Take 'er easy, man.
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Postby toomanyhatz » Yesterday, 22:47

So sorry, Felix. Fuck cancer. Hardly a person I know that's not going through it somewhere in their family. That really sucks. Prayers and good vibes.
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Postby Belle Lettre » Today, 09:49

I am so sorry to read this, Felix. Our thoughts are with you x
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