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Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Jerry Groot RPT] #1346226
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Thanks, Jerry! Great poem and great pics! smile


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I sowwy, you have talk to me louder. I canno hear yo. HUH?

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Originally Posted by BDB


???????


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Weather is tolerable here "at the moment." How's the weather doing in Florida Bob? Getting any better yet?


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Originally Posted by Jerry Groot RPT
Weather is tolerable here "at the moment." How's the weather doing in Florida Bob? Getting any better yet?


I've heard that at least the southern parts of the state were going to start getting some tropical air moving back in, but no idea if that's actually happened.


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Does it look anything like this up there Diane?

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Yikes! That doesn't look like any fun. The snowmobile on the roof is fantastic! grin


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The "Robinette Tabernacle Choir."

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Sorry I've been away, but have been busy with my kitten!
He's growing quite BIG! grin

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Should add that the CAT is very trainable! grin

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But . . . the dog's not happy with the CAT being here at all! grin

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Who is it going to be this time Diane? Howie and you again? hehe. How about BDB?

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Yes Jerry, we have BATS up here too! grin
Can give you a good BITE!

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Hey Jerry, ever get people at the college who stuff 20 pounds of junk in a 10 pound office? You can't even see the piano, let alone tune it? Had one of those today. Left a note on the desk "Are you using the piano" and left it at that!




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Oh yeah! We had this one teacher, she's gone now, I kid you not, it would take you 20 minutes to remove all of the books and other junk she had piled on top of her grand piano just to tune it. I always requested she remove it. About 30 % of the time she did. About 30 % of the time, she got her piano tuned too.


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Gee, Jerry, all you have to do is jack up your fee for accident clean-up! laugh


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Oh man. I have customers remove their stuff from the piano, especially the expensive looking items. Had one drop one once. I shouldn't have but, I giggled and said, PHEW glad that was you and not me! They looked at me funny and then started to chuckle a little bit themselves saying, yeah, that would have cost you a fortune!


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Can you believe it!!!!!! One day we got warm weather straight from . . . FLORIDA
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Good to see HOROWITZIAN around!

Was thinking I might have to make some noise and wake him up! grin


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Originally Posted by Diane...
Can you believe it!!!!!! One day we got warm weather straight from . . . FLORIDA
and went from -40 below to +2!
You might say we hit . . . PAY DIRT! grin

You must hate it when you go out dressed for the weather you have been having and it heats up by 42°!


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Originally Posted by BDB
Originally Posted by Diane...
Can you believe it!!!!!! One day we got warm weather straight from . . . FLORIDA
and went from -40 below to +2!
You might say we hit . . . PAY DIRT! grin

You must hate it when you go out dressed for the weather you have been having and it heats up by 42°!

Well, I just put on my Hamburger dress, light the barbeque . . . and I'm good to go! grin
Hey HOROWITZIAN? Is this picture OKAY to post?

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Dunno why it's not. So you're having a 'heatwave', eh? grin


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Well, I'm sure STRANGER things have happened! grin
But when the temperature changes like this, is a bit of a SHOCK!
Yep, I'd call it a HEAT WAVE!

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Because of the quick change to WARM WEATHER,
one minute the CAT was TOBOGGANING. . . the next minute
it isn't! grin

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What some people do when they're bored. Where did they get all the flies?

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Originally Posted by Diane...
Because of the quick change to WARM WEATHER,
one minute the CAT was TOBOGGANING. . . the next minute
it isn't! grin

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I'm afraid that cat's suspicions are right on. grin


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Originally Posted by Jerry Groot RPT
What some people do when they're bored. Where did they get all the flies?

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Where else?

Flypaper! laugh

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I don't see your POINT! Flys? anyways . . .

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