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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #30 on: July 04, 2014, 12:54:03 PM »
Happy fourth, the cold front in MN has passed for the most part and it should be 80° today.


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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #31 on: July 04, 2014, 01:49:51 PM »
I hope all of you have a safe and enjoyable Independence Day!

Planning to get the smoker fired up, later in the day, and do that voodoo that I do so well! (according to everybody else, at least; I'm always striving for improvement.) ;)

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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #32 on: July 04, 2014, 02:36:11 PM »
I know, shameless re-post.
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #33 on: July 04, 2014, 06:37:37 PM »
Thanks for the 'shameless re-post', Jorge!

     A strong dose of humility is always good for my soul! ;)

     Maybe, to change it up for next year, I could request that you arrange them in sequence "Red, White, and Blue"?? As a personal favor?

     Quite easily, some of the most gorgeous phone restorations on the planet, my admiration knows no bounds! Keep up the incredible work, and go safely...

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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #34 on: July 04, 2014, 06:57:16 PM »
Deco-Tel Stars and Stripes Candlestick and Western Electric D-180574 Bicentennial CS set:
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #35 on: July 04, 2014, 07:24:46 PM »
More Red, White & Blue...
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #36 on: July 04, 2014, 08:43:24 PM »
Paul, you really went to town on this thread. Love your 4th of July collection.
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #37 on: July 04, 2014, 08:44:49 PM »
Thanks for the 'shameless re-post', Jorge!

     A strong dose of humility is always good for my soul! ;)

     Maybe, to change it up for next year, I could request that you arrange them in sequence "Red, White, and Blue"?? As a personal favor?

     Quite easily, some of the most gorgeous phone restorations on the planet, my admiration knows no bounds! Keep up the incredible work, and go safely...

Best regards!


Not a problem. Your wish will be granted.
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #38 on: July 04, 2014, 10:06:29 PM »
Happy 4th from the Great White North.
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #39 on: July 05, 2014, 12:56:54 AM »
Tonight!
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #40 on: July 04, 2015, 01:56:16 PM »
Just wishing everyone a happy and safe 4th of July.

I will celebrate by  practicing "Civil Disobedience " . I will be   sneaking into my local  regional park to catch the fireworks show.
 This is the first year  they started closing "Palmer Park"*  in Colorado Springs @ 9:00 vs the typical 11 PM  summer park closing.
It takes me around 15 minutes to walk/hike  to the main overlook, I expect to see quite a few of my neighbors there as well.

 Happy Holiday,
Jim S.

*This is a 750 acre park in the middle of town. I live 1 block away and about 1/2 mile from the access, my neighborhood is an urban interface area, (High wildfire risk and lots of animals wandering the neighborhood).

(Earlier today I noticed that they didn't open the vehicle access to the  main overlook today).
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #41 on: July 04, 2015, 06:52:25 PM »
Have a happy and safe 4th!
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #42 on: July 05, 2015, 12:27:48 AM »
Have a happy and safe 4th!
Well, I almost didn't have a safe 4th!

My family was lighting off fireworks tonight, and one rocket was strapped to a sparkler sitting in a ceramic vase. Long story short, we ended up watching a huge fireworks explosion on the ground instead of in the sky, with ceramic shrapnel flying everywhere! Fortunately, no one was hurt, but we learned that we should never use a sparkler as a rocket launch stick ever again! :o
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #43 on: July 05, 2015, 01:15:56 AM »
It seems like each year, each site I belong to has someone have something happen they learn from.  I not seen any of them come for a return engagement, so they must have learned well.  Thanks for sharing.  These are good lessons.  As I write this, I can hear an idiot using their firearm as a firework.
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #44 on: July 05, 2015, 09:44:47 AM »
  These are good lessons.  As I write this, I can hear an idiot using their firearm as a firework.

And especially if they shoot up, the laws of physics mean that the velocity as it approaches the ground is nearly the same as it was coming out of the gun...  Which often means an innocent bystander somewhere could be in the "line of fire" and not even know it...

Everyone have a safe rest of the weekend, especially the folks having to get on the road and drive!

Jim
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Favorite Phone: Western Electric Trimline - it just feels right holding it up to my face!