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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby sloopjohnc » 05 Jul 2018, 18:09

Today, I came out to my car in my complex's car port and some guy had hit one of the posts and busted on of his front headlights and wrecked the whole front quarter panel. The way he hit it, it was like he was aiming for it and I couldn't figure out how he'd done it.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Matt Wilson » 05 Jul 2018, 19:32

It's gonna be over 100 degrees this weekend and my AC has been on the fritz for over a week. I complain, the manager sends the same guy out every time who can't seem to fix it, and I'm back to complaining again the next day. It even leaks through the ceiling now.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby LeBaron » 05 Jul 2018, 19:41

Matt Wilson wrote:It's gonna be over 100 degrees this weekend and my AC has been on the fritz for over a week. I complain, the manager sends the same guy out every time who can't seem to fix it, and I'm back to complaining again the next day. It even leaks through the ceiling now.


Look at your lease and get real with them if you haven’t already. 100 with no A/C is dangerous. Landlords around here don’t play games when there are A/C problems.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Matt Wilson » 05 Jul 2018, 22:02

LeBaron wrote:
Matt Wilson wrote:It's gonna be over 100 degrees this weekend and my AC has been on the fritz for over a week. I complain, the manager sends the same guy out every time who can't seem to fix it, and I'm back to complaining again the next day. It even leaks through the ceiling now.


Look at your lease and get real with them if you haven’t already. 100 with no A/C is dangerous. Landlords around here don’t play games when there are A/C problems.


It was still producing cool air when I left for work this morning. It's the fact that it's dripping through the roof and onto my carpet which worries me.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby sloopjohnc » 05 Jul 2018, 22:07

Matt Wilson wrote:
LeBaron wrote:
Matt Wilson wrote:It's gonna be over 100 degrees this weekend and my AC has been on the fritz for over a week. I complain, the manager sends the same guy out every time who can't seem to fix it, and I'm back to complaining again the next day. It even leaks through the ceiling now.


Look at your lease and get real with them if you haven’t already. 100 with no A/C is dangerous. Landlords around here don’t play games when there are A/C problems.


It was still producing cool air when I left for work this morning. It's the fact that it's dripping through the roof and onto my carpet which worries me.


Maybe you should move to Austin.

Sounds like they don't fuck around when it comes to A/C, BBQ or chili.
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Postby LeBaron » 05 Jul 2018, 22:20

That’s all true but it’s also balls hot for half of the year.
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Postby Matt Wilson » 06 Jul 2018, 00:50

I love Texas but I don't think I'm ever gonna live in a red state again, thank you.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Six String » 06 Jul 2018, 01:00

I am now beginning month five of weaning myself off my pain meds. I am now taking five mg q4-6 hrs and I plan on stopping completely next month. Back in February I was taking 60mg q 12hrs plus 20-30 mg spread out through the day. Now it's 20-30 mg in a 24hr period. It's been a long haul but I'm finally seeing the end of the road. I'm grateful that my addiction was medical induced and not me trying to get high every day as I have no desire to return to this life I've lived for twelve years. I'm glad I took so long to get to this point as it has kept any withdrawl symptoms to a minimum and though I've had some unpleasant days, my desire to rid myself of this malady has kept me focused and on point. I've been reading boks like a crazy bastard to keep my mind occupied.

In other news, Rebecca and I have been spending time together for the last few months. She started coming out to my dj gigs at my friend's cidery (is that a word?) and we've gone out to dinner a few times. Last night she spent the night, the first time we've slept together in a few years. Not sure where this is going but I'm pretty happy right now.

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Postby Charlie O. » 06 Jul 2018, 01:08

Six String wrote:I am now beginning month five of weaning myself off my pain meds. I am now taking five mg q4-6 hrs and I plan on stopping completely next month. Back in February I was taking 60mg q 12hrs plus 20-30 mg spread out through the day. Now it's 20-30 mg in a 24hr period. It's been a long haul but I'm finally seeing the end of the road. I'm grateful that my addiction was medical induced and not me trying to get high every day as I have no desire to return to this life I've lived for twelve years. I'm glad I took so long to get to this point as it has kept any withdrawl symptoms to a minimum and though I've had some unpleasant days, my desire to rid myself of this malady has kept me focused and on point. I've been reading boks like a crazy bastard to keep my mind occupied.

In other news, Rebecca and I have been spending time together for the last few months. She started coming out to my dj gigs at my friend's cidery (is that a word?) and we've gone out to dinner a few times. Last night she spent the night, the first time we've slept together in a few years. Not sure where this is going but I'm pretty happy right now.

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Postby souphound » 06 Jul 2018, 02:11

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In fact, where’s the applause button? Difficult long journey close to being achieved in full. Good on you sir Les.
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Postby harvey k-tel » 06 Jul 2018, 03:36

Great news, Les!
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Postby Six String » 06 Jul 2018, 03:41

Thanks guys. It's not been easy but I've been very methodical in my process and that has helped keep me on track. I know it sounded crazy at the beginning to do this without my md but I lost all trust in the guy and didn't think my plan was unreasonable. Recommecting with my friend, the cider maker and djing at his tasting room has really helped which goes to show once again that music is a powerful thing. I've actually got fans now who are very supportive which has also been a great boost.

Thanks John!

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Postby Toby » 06 Jul 2018, 10:24

Got my dad into the same home that my mum saw out her last days. They had one free space and it was my first port of call. A sense of relief for everyone as he knows it, they remembered him and we know the care is very good.

Now going to Hay on Wye for the weekend to let off steam at a festival.

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Postby Jeemo » 06 Jul 2018, 10:49

take care Toby it's a stressful time for you and your family
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby LeBaron » 06 Jul 2018, 12:46

Matt Wilson wrote:I love Texas but I don't think I'm ever gonna live in a red state again, thank you.


It’ll turn blue eventually (sooner, if people would vote), but I can’t say I blame you. Most of the leaders in our state government are ridiculous. An embarrassment.
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Postby Six String » 06 Jul 2018, 14:21

Toby wrote:Got my dad into the same home that my mum saw out her last days. They had one free space and it was my first port of call. A sense of relief for everyone as he knows it, they remembered him and we know the care is very good.

Now going to Hay on Wye for the weekend to let off steam at a festival.


That must be a great relief for you and your family. Enjoy your weekend.

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Postby Six String » 06 Jul 2018, 14:31

LeBaron wrote:
Matt Wilson wrote:I love Texas but I don't think I'm ever gonna live in a red state again, thank you.


It’ll turn blue eventually (sooner, if people would vote), but I can’t say I blame you. Most of the leaders in our state government are ridiculous. An embarrassment.


Yeah, when I visited my family last year my uncle who has similar political leanings as me told me if I thought national politics were bad, the Texas poitics were even worse. :o My mother thought I might be moving back to Texas after I retired since Rebecca and I split up but I told her I couldn't live in Texas and be happy as much as I'd like to be closer to her and my siblings.
They are all voted for Trump (not my uncle) so we don't talk about politics when we're together. I don't know how they feel about him today but I'm not living around a bunch of people who think he's doing a bang up job. Like Matt, I like Texas for a lot of things but politics and humidity are two things I can't abide and those things influence my daily life. As long as I can afford to live here I'm not going anywhere.

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Postby Matt Wilson » 06 Jul 2018, 15:21

Yep, my sentiments.

But if I were gonna live in a red state, it would be Texas.
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Postby Count Machuki » 06 Jul 2018, 16:15

I share an office with my assistant and I'm SICK TO DEATH OF INANE CHIT CHAT.

Honestly, it takes so much out of me.

Whew, thanks, I feel better now.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby sloopjohnc » 06 Jul 2018, 16:52

Six String wrote:I am now beginning month five of weaning myself off my pain meds. I am now taking five mg q4-6 hrs and I plan on stopping completely next month. Back in February I was taking 60mg q 12hrs plus 20-30 mg spread out through the day. Now it's 20-30 mg in a 24hr period. It's been a long haul but I'm finally seeing the end of the road. I'm grateful that my addiction was medical induced and not me trying to get high every day as I have no desire to return to this life I've lived for twelve years. I'm glad I took so long to get to this point as it has kept any withdrawl symptoms to a minimum and though I've had some unpleasant days, my desire to rid myself of this malady has kept me focused and on point. I've been reading boks like a crazy bastard to keep my mind occupied.

In other news, Rebecca and I have been spending time together for the last few months. She started coming out to my dj gigs at my friend's cidery (is that a word?) and we've gone out to dinner a few times. Last night she spent the night, the first time we've slept together in a few years. Not sure where this is going but I'm pretty happy right now.


Good news on all fronts.
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