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Thread: It's Friday! - 10/11/2013 Edition

  1. #1
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    May 2007
    Kansas City, Missouri

    It's Friday! - 10/11/2013 Edition

    TGIF!!! Been a long week for me, ready for the weekend. Tonight we're having dinner with our future daughter-in-law and her parents. Our son was supposed to be here too, but his deployment was extended until later this year, so she came home anyway. Tomorrow my family is celebrating Christmas. My parents usually leave about this time for Arizona, so before they go, they take us all out for Christmas dinner. Sunday I'm planning get the sealer and a coat or two on the dresser project, hopefully be able to get it installed next week. Probably will cut down the top for it as well.

    What's everyone else got going?

    To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word “boo.” – Robert Brault

  2. #2
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    Feb 2012
    St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    As it's Thanksgiving in Canada, our children will be coming home on Sunday for Thanksgiving dinner. No other plans. Easy.

    The other member of Mensa, but not the NRA

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  3. #3
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    Oct 2007
    Nova Scotia, 45°N 64°W
    The long, long ride home from the Far Side of the World, then winding down and resting up. Thanksgiving dinner. Probably some recreational "woodworking" in the form of 5-6 cords of firewood into the basement. Otherwise, pretty quiet

  4. #4
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    Dec 2008
    Santa Claus, In
    Long awaited shop time. Projects to finish up, projects to start and projects to start thinking about. 4 day weekend for me, Columbus day
    If you don't take pride in your work, life get's pretty boring.

    Rule of thumb is if you don’t know what tool to buy next, then you probably don’t need it yet.

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    Dec 2012
    Bedford, NH
    Winding down on completion of the BS jewelry box with the LOML picking out the color she wants it painted, plus picking up some adhesive-backed velvet at the local rockers store to line the drawers; her selection there too!

    Blowing out the irrigation system for some neighbors Saturday am.

    Shopping & misc. errands. A quiet weekend"!
    Thoughts entering one's mind need not exit one's mouth!
    As I age my memory fades .... and that's a load off my mind!

    "We Live In The Land Of The Free, Only Because Of The Brave"
    “The problems we face today are there because the people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living."
    Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." Winston Churchill

  6. #6
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    May 2007
    Thomasville, GA
    Friday: Finally getting back to working on the platform bed and nightstand for our guest room. I'm also milling some mahogany for a smaller project, a cremation urn for our neighbor.

    Saturday: Some of the same during the morning hours, then chill out for a while to prepare for the Charlotte race.

    Sunday: Sleep in a while - brunch - do as little as possible, for a change.
    Bill Arnold
    Citizen of Texas residing in Georgia.
    NRA Life Member and Member of Mensa
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  7. #7
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!
    Shop time, shop time, happy-happy shop time. Christmas gifts and continued planning for my next "keeper" jammed in between a couple current builds. I always expect to get more done than I do but, am usually happy with how much I accomplish .
    Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
    - Arthur C. Clarke

  8. #8
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    Aug 2007
    Reno NV
    Not even sure. Mostly just some cleanup work around some outside projects, and maybe a little shop cleanup.
    Programmer - An organism that turns coffee into software.
    If all your friends are exactly like you, What an un-interesting life it must be.
    "A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of" Ogden Nash

  9. #9
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    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Playing a gig tonight from 8:00 to 11:30 at one of our regular haunts (The Dragonhorn Tavern).

    If I get to bed early enough (or just stay up all night), I'm hoping to hit the Saturday morning Mass Ascension for the last weekend of the Balloon Fiesta. (Have to leave the house at about 4:30 to 5:00 AM to beat the traffic and get there on time.) There's also a concert at the Balloon Park Saturday afternoon that I might try to attend. Darius Rucker is the headliner and I've got several friends playing as opening acts.

    I've got Monday off for Columbus Day, so I'm thinking about squeezing in one more overnight camping trip for the year on Sunday. I'll have to wait and see what the weather's doing before I commit to that, though.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    DSM, IA
    Have the neice and nephew spending the night tonight, then tomorrow I have a show I'm doing 12-5pm. Shoudl be fun, it's inside a local brewery! Sunday will be some cleanup outside around the house, Packer's game and relaxing.
    A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone. -Henry David Thoreau
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