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Fire_n_Ice

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Message Posted: May 7, 2007 10:31:02 AM

Stop in and meet ohyeah, a funny lady from Raleigh, who really needs her own home here. After the miles she's accumulated zooming thru GB on a daily basis, she really needs a place to put her feet up and relax. Welcome to your new home, ohyeah!
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2015 7:44:32 AM



On this date, in 1865, the House of Representatives approved the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which abolished slavery in the United States.

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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2015 1:55:43 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

My final thoughts on Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now" movie. It is not a war story on who won or lost, who did what, or who the good and bad guys are. It is a story about man. All kinds of men, of all races, during the most intense decade in history.

If one has not seen it, it should be watched. If seen, it should be seen again. "Apocalypse Now" is on the Top 10 Best Movies of all time. It is a 2 hour 33 min journey into the year 1968, the height of the war in Vietnam.

On streaming Netflix until today. Have owned it for many years. It is always on putlocker.com for free.

Went out for a walk up the mtn road late afternoon. It was so pleasant... and so warm for a rare change w/temps in the high 20's (-2C). Watched the snow slowly drip to the ground.

The trees, fences, and houses look fantastic blanketed w/pure white snow. The crows were happy, screeching into the sky with their "caw caw" sounds. Traveled just over 1 mile, a little further than the summer cottage w/its porch that was my shelter in a pouring rain storm some 2.5 y/a.

Noticed a chalet style 2 bedroom cape on just over 2 acres of land high in the mtn was for sale for a mere $50,000. Thoughts of the husband passing away filled my mind. It was time to return home. 2 miles and a few 100' of elevation gain.

My right quad Has had some tightness for two months that is stubborn and will not go away. Sat in my new exec chair and watched the snow w/larger flakes fall much faster during the mid afternoon. Forecast is for 8-10 inches of new beauty. The deep cold is to return overnight well into next week.

The temp is 5° (-15°C), the high. Light snow continues to fall. Will need to clear the snow if over 4".

Civil twilight is 6:35 AM EST. Night is 5:24 PM.

Sunrise: 7:06 AM. Set: 4:53 PM.

Length of day: 9h 47m. Length of visible light: 10h 49m. Tomorrow will be 2m 31s longer.

Have a tremendous day!

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TCOROLLA
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2015 11:43:53 PM

Good evening ohyeah537.
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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2015 2:19:24 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Temp dropped to 22° below zero (-30°C) yesterday morning. This in spite of all the weather sites saying the low was to be -5° (-20°C). Made it to a high of 24° (4°C). A nice relief from the deepest freeze.

Winter Storm Warning in effect from 1 am Friday to 6 am EST Saturday. A snow event of 9-15 inches (22 -38 cm) is forecast to arrive.

Then the below zero temps (-18° to -30°C) returns for Sat - Wednesday mornings.

Took the drive to Littleton after warming up the car for 15 minutes yesterday morning. Bought just a few items at the produce mkt. Was the only one there when it opened.

Bought green beans at a wonderful price of $1.14 a lb, cantaloupe for $2.50, cukes for 60¢ ea, and Brussels spouts, 2.68 a lb.

Big Papa's Market. Click on "See more" for some of their Great lower than the supermarket prices. Have lots of produce in stock from the week before.

Drove to Lowe's for another 5 gallon can of K-1 kero for $44 ea. My 6th of the heating season. Will see below zero temps for the next 5 mornings. Also want a 5 gal can in stock in case the power goes off so the propane stove pilots do not have to be lit and on continuously.

Visited the Mac's Mkt in Whitefield. Wanted to buy more of their fab turkey breast on sale for $3.99 a lb. Also scooped up a pkg of 3 cooked chicken breasts for a low $1.49 a lb. Also good for sammies, meals, or for chicken noodles soup.

Stopped at the Lanc PD for the accident report of the hit and run on my car in front of the P.O.when it was parked. Rec'd the name and insur policy # of the lady who backed into my front bumper. Heard and saw her up against it.

The investigating officer made a mistake and put 1/1/15 as the date of the occurrence when the hit and run happened on the Sat the 24th. He was not on duty. Gave the officer my Insur # and such later in a telephone call.

Visited a local auto body shop for another estimate. Sadly the fellow who gives estimates stepped out for an hour. Will return in a day or two when the corrected police report is picked up.

The temp is 26° (-3°C). The temp will be 30° (-1°C).

Civil twilight is 6:37 AM EST. Night is 5:22 PM.

Sunrise: 7:08 AM. Set: 4:50 PM.

Length of day: 9h 45m. Length of visible light: 10h 47m. Tomorrow will be 2m 29s longer.

Have a delightful day!

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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2015 1:58:14 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

My posts were completed early yesterday morning. The GB servers were fast, in high gear. Had some homemade chicken noodle soup for my early brekky.

Enjoyed my fave police drama's watching Netflix. Was in no hurry to run outdoors in the early morning single numbers. Later bundled up to go outside and fire up the Ariens Deluxe 28" clearing width model.

It started on the first pull of the crank cord handle. Had removed the monel lock and chain the night before that keeps the machine from wandering away on its own. Like to keep everyone honest.

Snow depth was in the 10" (25 cm) range away from the house using my trusty aluminum ruler as a gauge taking depths in several places. Widened the driveway in case of more snow tomorrow intothe w/e and allow the propane delivery truck plenty of room when it is needed in March.

Cleaned up the bottom of the driveway nicely. The town plowed on the part of the road heading up the mtn and had not plowed the other side heading down. No sand had been spread at that time.

Returned inside the house after 90 minuets to have a hot bowl of homemade chicken noodle soup, some ribs, and some Boston baked beans. All set until the nest storm which could arrive during the wee hours of Friday morning.

My feet were vibrating when this post was typed. It was time to relax in my new executive chair, lean back, put my feet up, and watch on Netflix the superb classic war drama "Apocalypse Now," (1979) that stars, Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando a colonial that is AWOL living in the Cambodian jungle as a local, lethal Godhead, Robert Duvall, and Dennis Hopper who plays an insane war photographer w/more than just wild stories.

The temp is -16° (-27°C) this morning. Have lit the kero heater to enjoy the extra warmth for some hours. The high will be 28° (-2°C) .

Civil twilight is 6:37 AM EST. Night is 5:22 PM.

Sunrise: 7:08 AM. Set: 4:50 PM.

Length of day: 9h 42m. Length of visible light: 10h 45m. Tomorrow will be 2m 27s longer.

Off to the produce mkt in Littleton for the scenic CT River drive and to buy a few items.

Have a fantastic day!

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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2015 3:03:07 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Expected the snow to start in the afternoon. Saw the radar images of the clouds swirl from the coast of Portland, Maine early yesterday morning in the oh so familiar counter clockwise motion our typical nor'easters take.

The counter clockwise swirl of a true nor'easter soaks up the moisture from the ocean and dumps it inland as heavy snow in the winter. Usually lots of it as it continuously swirls for hours on end.

The snow began lightly at 7:20 AM. By 9:30 AM it was falling moderately. For a time had it on my mind to get a loaf of bread. That idea went away as the flakes fell thickly and fast.

Lit the kero heater at 1 AM. It was a warmer than normal w/the temp at 9°F (-12°C). By 9 AM the house was more than warm enough. Turned the heater off outside, then watched dime sized chunks fall. Every limb of every tree has snow covered limbs. It is still snowing here. It is Beautiful!

My window boxes are full of snow half way up to the tops of the windows. No snow dud here. Nearby Jefferson, NH has recorded 12.5 inches (31.75 cm). Portland, Maine 25" (63.5cm). Officialy (NWS) the highest snow totals in New England is 36" (91.4cm) in Hudson, Auburn, and Lunenburg, Mass

Mt Washington, 6,288' (1916 m), recorded sustained winds of 111 mph (180 km/h). Officially 74 and 75 mph winds (130 km/h) in the flatlands. More than 1,000 lost power.

The blizzard warning remains in effect through 4 AM. Will enjoy the beauty and clean up after first light. More snow due on Friday.

The temp is 12° (-11°C) and should remain so.

Civil twilight is 6:38 AM EST. Night is 5:20 PM.

Sunrise: 7:09 AM. Set: 4:49 PM.

Length of day: 9h 40m. Length of visible light: 10h 42m. Tomorrow will be 2m 25s longer.

Have a fabulous day!

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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 2:14:39 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Our low was -16° (-27°C) yesterday morning. Yet only -9° (-23°C) at 6,288' (1,916 metres) on the summit of Mt Washington. Glad to have the kero heater lit from 1 AM yesterday into this morning. The entire house is toasty warm. In fact it is tee shirt warm w/constant 23,000 BTU's per hour.

Got ready at 7 AM to visit Several Auto Body Shops for estimate for my Dart. It was backed into in front of the Lancaster P.O. Saturday, just before noon. Sadly two places have closed their doors. Perhaps permanently.

Drove to Littleton to go to an auto body shop run by Littleton Chevy. The owner of that dealership also owns the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep in that town. Parts and labor are $534 in damages.

Took that estimate 7 miles further south to my Insur Agency in Franconia. They like that the cop that is investigating the hit and run took two digital photos and the plate number was written down.

Returned home 3 hours later w/instructions to phone the P.D. to get the name of the driver to call and get her Insur Co and policy number. Also to get a copy of the police report. Plan to do this Wednesday.

Had brought the pork ribs deep frozen outdoors inside to thaw all morning. They were nicely able to be cut to fit into the crock pot on my return. Added carrots, green beans and some homemade BBQ sauce.

Cheated and opened a can of kidney beans, added some molasses and real maple syrup. 4 hours later the ribs were ready to try. Very good sampling.Will save them and the 2 sirloin tip meals for another day.

The nor'easter is brewing well is southern New England w/plenty of snow falling. It will reach us this afternoon and into the overnight The Nat'l Weather Service in Maine cautions: "Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 10 PM Monday to 4 am EST Wednesday.

Above the notches the revised forecast is for 4 to 8 inches (10-20 cm) of snow and perhaps some stiff winds. Am well prepared w/kero and food if a king size whammy, if it does arrive.

A 100% chance of lots of snow into early tomorrow morning. Much more in southern New England especially on the coast.

The temp is 12° (-11°C) and should remain so.

Civil twilight is 6:38 AM EST. Night is 5:19 PM.

Sunrise: 7:10 AM. Set: 4:48 PM.

Length of day: 9h 37m. Length of visible light: 10h 40m. Tomorrow will be 2m 22s longer.

Have a wonderful day!

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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 10:54:34 PM

Good evening ohyeah

Congrats on Coach K's 1,000th win.
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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 2:17:24 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Posted early yesterday then settled down to some Mixed Martial Arts bouts that were on youtube. Like to see them there as their website went to pay per view last year. Greed and a definite loss of their market share.

Was undecided on a fave recipe for the steak tips so a prep was winged. Cut strips less than ¼ inch thin and slow cooked them on the smallest flame possible in the OrGREENiC frying pan.

Made strips of bell pepper, onions, broccoli florets and sliced mushrooms that were nuked at 80% in the microwaved w/a tad of water to steam them al dente. Boiled a cup and a half of rice with crushed garlic and some onion powder while the food was being cooked.

Added a bit of water into a few tbsp of corn starch to create home made gravy from the fat and juices of the steak tips. The au jus was plentiful.

Two shakes of Worcestershire sauce were added, then diced garlic, slightly cooked. Used a pinch of Kosher salt and ground black pepper to increase the flavor.

In the end it was rice, strips of tender steak tips, carrots, from two days ago and the veggies mentioned above, Poured the au jus gravy on the rice. A super tasting lunch w/enough leftovers for two more meals.

Watched three of my fave shows on streaming Netflix then found and copied a fabulous recipe for Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya. Have enough of both for a terrific new preparation.

The Nat'l Weather Service of Gray, Maine has a winter snow watch for Mondaynight in Wednesday morning. "hazard types... heavy snow. * Snow accumulation updated to 10 to 16 inches (30-40 cm) w/wind gusts up to 25 mph (40 kph).

Seems we will be having a good ol' nor'easter. A fine time to cook and remain indoors. Have 10 gallons (37.85 liters) of kero to add extra heat for the coming cold mornings and two full 96 gallon propane tanks. Good 'til mid March. Am ready for deep snow and to finally enjoy snowshoeing.

The temperature is -12° (-24°C), with the high to be 19° (-7°C). The kero heater is on and warm.

A 100% chance of lots of snow tonight.

Civil twilight is 6:39 AM EST. Night is 5:18 PM.

Sunrise: 7:11 AM. Set: 4:46 PM.

Length of day: 9h 35m. Length of visible light: 10h 38m. Tomorrow will be 2m 20s longer.

Have a pleasant day!

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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 7:36:16 AM



On this date, in 1890, Nellie Bly bested Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 Days by completing her circumnavigation in 72 days.

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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 2:28:41 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Went to the PO. Walked not 50 feet and heard a crunch. Turned around to see a white SUV backed up solid against the front bumper of my Dart. Walked fast back to the car to see the other vehicle drive away.

Memorized the NH plate #, got in my car, and wrote it down on paper. After getting my mail a drive to the police Station was done. There is a touch pad for a phone device on the outside of the building.

A female dispatcher took the info down. In 10 minutes a cop came in his cruiser. He took two digital photos, my name, and number. Had asked if the lady could be contacted to settle w/o the Insur company. The dealer license plate bracket was smashed.Figured it was $40-$50 item.

Went to Shaw's to buy 8 oz bars and shredded cheeses and a 33.5 oz frozen Culinary Circle Rising Supreme Pizza on a w/e only sale for $2.99. Returned to the car and peaked at the front again.

Noticed a puncture in the bumper cover that was covered w/the sand and salt of the roads. Drove back to the P.D. and told the cop there was an update and he should see it.

After viewing the damage he gave me an accident report to fill at my leisure. Will phone the Co later and give the report Monday to my car Insur agent. Know the cover could be over $500. The Neon's was $800 replaced.

Cooked the pizza for the 20 minutes recommended while prepping mushrooms and spinach to add on top. Piled on the extra topping and loaded the top w/shredded mozzarella cheese. Was a fab lunch. $1 in food and $4 in propane to bake.

The temperature is 26° (-3°C), with the temp droppping to 22° (-5°C).

A 50% chance of snow this early morning.

Civil twilight is 6:40 AM EST. Night is 5:16 PM.

Sunrise: 7:12 AM. Set: 4:45 PM.

Length of day: 9h 33m. Length of visible light: 10h 36m. Tomorrow will be 2m 17s longer.

Have a splendid day!

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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2015 7:38:16 AM



On this date, in 41, Roman emperor, Gaius Caesar, better known as Caligula (meaning Little Boot— he used to wear military boots as a child), was murdered.

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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2015 3:04:39 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Woke up early, had brekky ay 1 AM and saw my GB posts go fast w/o server delay, this is a fabulous combination for me. Saw "Serpico" staring a young Al Pacino in a powerful performance. It was released Dec 5, 1973. Rated R, 2 hr 9 min. Would call this a Docudrama.

Briefly, a neophyte cop in less than honest NYC in the early 1970's refuses to take bribes like everybody else. Appalled by the extent of police corruption, Frank Serpico goes to his superiors.

When he discovers that they have ignored his charges, he takes the potentially fatal step of breaking the blue wall of silence and going public with his exposé. "Who can trust a cop that doesn't take money?" Superb 5/5 stars. My second time seeing it. If you haven't, you should.

Thought about some specials and perhaps markdowns at my pal the meat mgr's store.Drove to Whitefield to buy sliced deli turkey breast for $3.99 a lb, sausage for $1.99 a lb,and chicken breast for $1.99 a lb.

Told him and the deli mgr about Shaws in my town mistakenly offering St Louis ribs for $1.99 last week. That met mgr probably lost $6,000 in revenue for his store.

Returned home to put the new food away and cook 25% of the sirloin tips that were $3.69 a lb a few days ago. Had it w/sliced potatoes, carrots and a bit of BBQ sauce w/Worcestershire sauce mixed in. Still looking fora fantastic recipe.Will have \to hurry before those tender tips age beyond cooking.

Remained inside for the rest of the day. The temp was 3° for the low and 28° for the high. Will see a bit of a warm up today before a return to below zero temps into Wednesday morning. May see a few flakes also.

The temperature is 11° (-11°C), with the high to be 34° (1°C).

Civil twilight is 6:41 AM EST. Night is 5:15 PM.

Sunrise: 7:13 AM. Set: 4:44 PM.

Length of day: 9h 30m. Length of visible light: 10h 34m. Tomorrow will be 2m 15s longer.

Have a tremendous day!

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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2015 1:52:54 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

The temp was exactly 0° (17.7°C) yesterday morning at 7 AM. We are on a slight warm up through Sunday. Then the night temps will return to below zero Fahrenheit in the evening. Using lots of extra propane on these below zero nights.

Left early to drive on the CT River Hwy to shop in Littleton. The entire river is once again frozen over. See no ice houses used to keep warm during ice fishing. Seems it is but a memory of days gone by.

Bought at the market was a huge chunk (two hands) of ginger root $2.50 a lb, avocados 88¢ ea, green beans just $1.18 a lb, cukes up to 60¢ ea, red bell peppers $1.88 a lb, jumbo eggs $2.25 a doz, and green leaf lettuce up to $1.88 ea.

Big Papa's Market Facebook page. Click on "See more" for some of their prices. Shopped at WM for couple of items. Passed on Shaw's. Their weekly and w/e only sale starts tomorrow.

Drove to Lowe's to fill out an app and rec'd the temp cc on the spot. Walked to the contractor;s section at the far end of the store. There was a gal and 5 guys hanging out shooting the breeze.

Asked how many sq ft the store was. Told them of my total hip replacement and wanted to walk the perimeter of the store. The gal looked in the computer and said the store was 94,000 sq ft. One fellow said it was 117,000 sq ft.

Was asked if a fresh brewed coffee was wanted. Said sure thing. Had a lively chat shared w/laughter and a 2nd cup was offered. Another fellow said come back any day and have a coffee.

They sure were friendly. Left them for a perimeter walk around the store twice. Figured it was a ½ mile. Looked at some 5' x 8' carpet that were in a discounted section.

Walked around the store,looked at other items, and thought about the carpet to replace the one under my kitchen table. Grabbed a giant shopping cart went for the carpet added it,then went to the seasonal section to purchase 2 5 gal cans of K-1 hero.

Had a 10% discount on my first purchase. Spent $180 on the kero along w/the nice tightly weaved carpet. It is so tight it will not easily see the table legs leave an imprint on it.

On the way home it was realized why so many smiles were rec'd at Lowes. Wore the local team's therma base soft shell winter jacket good for 20 below zero. Have worn it hiking in the mtns before, in the cold and in the wind. It definitely keeps me warm.

Made a deli sliced turkey sammie on a sesame roll w/leaf lettuce and cut strips of red bell pepper. It was delicious. Saw some of my favorite TV shows on Netflix until it was time to post. A fabulous way to spend a cold winter day.

The temperature is 5° (-15°C), with the high to be 28° (-2°C).

Civil twilight is 6:42 AM EST. Night is 5:14 PM.

Sunrise: 7:13 AM. Set: 4:42 PM.

Length of day: 9h 28m. Length of visible light: 10h 32m. Tomorrow will be 2m 12s longer.

Have a delightful day!

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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 1:48:12 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

It was 8° below zero (-22°C) yesterday morning. The deep freeze returned. Seems the propane wall furnace came on every 2 minutes. My plan is to get my two 96 gallon propane tanks filled one more time in March.

That will last thru Oct and into November when the heating season returns every day. Really enjoy that propane is down to $2.479 this year. That is a $1 less a gallon than 1 year ago. In fact the lowest price in 4 years.

Remained inside to soak up the steady output from the kero heater. Left it on until noon when the temp rose above 20° (-6°C). Inside temp climbed to 76° that is w/the bdrm window open along w/the front door a ½ inch.

Researched beef and broccoli recipes for the sirloin steak tips that are aging in my fridge. Will worth the $2.69 paid for at Mac's Mkt on Tuesday.

Plan on opening a c.c. account at Lowes' and buying a few 5 gallon containers of K-1 kero to have on hand. They too offer a 10% discount on the first purchase when signing up for their cc.

Played Starcraft for some hours. Then settled back w/a chicken breast lunch, potatoes, broccoli, carrots bell peppers onions and mushrooms loaded with turkey gravy.

Saw on Netflix the action packed Terminator 2: Judgement Days (1991) for the nth time. It still keeps my interest 25 years later. Sfx are superb and still chuckle at some of the now classic lines the Terminator says.

Will shop at Big Papa's Mkt and several stores while in Littleton. Plan to walk the perimeter of some of the big box stores. Hip is down to a 2" small circle of soreness.

The temperature is 3° (-16°C), with the high to be 30° (-1°C).

Civil twilight is 6:42 AM EST. Night is 5:13 PM.

Sunrise: 7:14 AM. Set: 4:41 PM.

Length of day: 9h 26m. Length of visible light: 10h 30m. Tomorrow will be 2m 10s longer.

Have a fantastic day!

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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2015 11:11:59 PM

Good evening ohyeah537.
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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2015 2:36:04 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Got busy around the house after my posts. Used the vacuum and washed the kitchen and bath with homemade orange cleaner. The best things about making your own cleaning products — you can create them to suit your own personal tastes, likes and dislikes. Plus they are 1/10 the cost of store bought and work just as well.

The simple ingredients are 1 or 2 citrus peels from one orange, lemon, grapefruit or lime, your choice, and 6 cups of distilled white vinegar. Combine the ingredients into a half gallon size container. Am using the empty vinegar jug bought at WM.

Cover with a lid, and store in a secure area (where children and pets cannot access it) for approximately two weeks.

During those two weeks swirl and shake the contents of the jar periodically. Strain the vinegar to remove the citrus peel from the liquid, and return to the jar to store.

When you are ready to use some of this natural cleaner, it will need to be diluted. To use as a spray cleaner combine one part citrus vinegar solution to three parts water, and place in a spray bottle.

To use on flooring, add 1 cup of the citrus vinegar solution to 2 gallons of water. Work as good as the store bought and it cost 50¢ to make. This works well to clean sinks, mirrors, windows, floors, wooden chairs, counters, toilets and bathtubs,a nd etc.

One would be throwing the peels away anyway. May as well use them to save and make a strong excellent smelling cleaner that is inexpensive.

Visited Shaw's to get more St Louis Ribs for $1.99 a lb. Asked the meat mgr is this was an unannounced special sale price. He said it was on the front page of the weekly flier. Looked for it several times.

Then brought him the flier and asked where this was located. He could not find it, as it was not there. Think he confused center cut pork chops for the low price ribs.

Stunned that 93%/7% hamburger was increased to $7.19 a pound. Even more shocking was 96% was a honking $7.79 a lb. Asked why. The answer, "Gas price is low" And that figures in the cost how?

Stopped to get two dozen pieces of mail at my PO box. See NH just implemented re-newing one's driver's license online. A four year renewal is a whopping $50.

Will take the drive to the Town of Twin Mtn one day before March to get a new pix for my license. Maybe even take a jaunt up an easy hiking trail nearby.

The temperature is -3° (-19°C), with the high to be 22° (-7°C).

Civil twilight is 6:43 AM EST. Night is 5:11 PM.

Sunrise: 7:15 AM. Set: 4:39 PM.

Length of day: 9h 24m. Length of visible light: 10h 28m. Tomorrow will be 2m 07s longer.

Have a fabulous day!

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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2015 12:03:06 PM

Good afternoon Ohyeah :: HUGS :: Rib pain still hanging in, but getting better! Hoping to be "normal" by the weekend. Still having to take it somewhat easy as a result. Hope all is GREAT in your world!
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2015 4:18:09 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

See the ISS this morning in the East Coast at 6:47 AM, Visible: 4 min, Max Height: 61 degrees, Appears: NW, Disappears: E. See all the satellites in North America by checking out this link.

Went to bed at 6 PM on Sunday. Woke up just before midnight. Clicked on the Patriots.com site to see the results of the game. Was surprise to see the run away score. Thought the results would be more like 30-24 w/the Pats on top.

It was nice to finish my rounds quite early yesterday morning, be able to relax, play some StarCraft, and then take a pleasing two hour nap. Woke up when it was light. Did expect a good amount of snow. Forecast was in the 3-5" inch range.

Seems we had some snow, w/rain over that, then more solid snow to see see the big finish to the mild storm. Had prepared the Ariens snow thrower the night before. Unlocked it and had it aimed for the footpath to the driveway.

With about 1" of slush under 1" of snow, cleaning this shallow mess was not needed. Each step in the snow saw wet footprints. They will turn to ice this morning.

Decided to drive to Whitefield via US Rt 3. It was well plowed w/salt and sand was spread heavily. Great traction up and down the mtns.

Visited Mac's Mkt to discover my pal the meat mgr returned home the night before from his two week vacation. He took his g/f on a 9 day cruise in the Caribbean. Said the ship was beautiful, w/warm temps, and the cruise was just $700 each.

He gave me the low down on next weeks' sale prices on meat. Bought up instantly sirloin steak tips marked down to just $3,69 a lb. Have a beef and broccoli Chinese recipe that this will be used for. Slices will be cut thin and slow cooked in the frying pan.

Also bought 4 small split chicken breasts that had the weekly sale price of $1.69 a lb. Returned home to use the small crock pot w/carrots, green beans and the chicken breasts. Time for more homemade chicken noodle soup and some chicken w/gravy meals.

Snowed like the dickens just before returning home. Was glad to beat this new accumulation. Not much beats the sight of fresh fallen snow to me, except a pretty lady.

The temperature dropped to 15° (-9°C) this morning. Will see a break in the deep freeze of winter this week. Cold nights in the single digits, w/day highs close to freezing. Beats temps of -20° (-29°C).

Civil twilight is 6:44 AM EST. Night is 5:10 PM.

Sunrise: 7:16 AM. Set: 4:38 PM.

Length of day: 9h 22m. Length of visible light: 10h 26m. Tomorrow will be 2m 04s longer.

Have a wonderful day!

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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2015 2:01:49 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Hung around the house yesterday doing the usual, got sleepy and took the most pleasant nap that saw several excellent dreams. One was a huge serving plate of shrimp fried rice loaded w/veggies. What was on my subconscious mind?

Woke up and had the constant thought of driving to Shaw's to buy 41-50 raw shrimp for only $4.99 a lb. Eventually that thought won, so a jaunt to the store was made in the Dart.

The morning saw 0.0° at 7:30 AM. The forecast was for the temp to climb and touch 30°+ in the afternoon. Brought the kero heater outside and turned it off to prevent the smell of the flame extinguished from being in the house. It was a hot 76° w/the window open in front of me.

Shaw's was packed like it was Christmas eve! A hundred had to be shopping in that small grocery store. Bought two 1 lb bags of raw shrimp, just 4.99 a lb. Then the St Louis ribs were seen.

They were on sale for $1.99 a lb. A special store sale, not in the w/e or weekly flier. Expiration date was Feb 28. Fresh and previously frozen. A few minutes of looking and thinking had two pkgs scooped up. 3 lbs per pkg.

Returned home to empty the last serving of the lasagna into the small crook pot. Washed out the 6 qt one, added 4 oz of water, 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce, some diced garlic and the two opened pkgs of ribs, after the fat was trimmed.

Slow cooking the ribs w/ Baby Rays Sweet BBQ sauce. (Standard amount of MSG are two ingredients) Will cook them for three hours and see if they are ready.Want them still attached to the bone and not falling off.

At 3 PM the expected snow storm moved in. We are forecast to receive up to 5 inches of snow by 1 PM Monday. The best news is the temp will see highs in the lower 30's tonight and tomorrow. Nice break from the deep freeze of the week or so.

The temp is 34°F (1°C), the day's high. Light snow falls. Perhaps 3-5" in total.

Civil twilight is 6:44 AM EST. Night is 5:00 PM.

Sunrise: 7:16 AM. Set: 4:37 PM.

Length of day: 9h 20m. Length of visible light: 10h 24m. Tomorrow will be 2m 01s longer.

Have a pleasant day!

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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2015 7:23:14 AM



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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2015 2:25:43 AM

Good morning!

Had another bone chilling night into the morning yesterday w/the temp bottoming out at 20 below zero. Sure had the kero heater on. It was t shirt hot inside. Even w/the bdrm window open a few inches.

The low is 1°F (-17°C) warming up to 39° (4°C) by this afternoon. A small snow/rain event is making its way to my area. Will see an inch of snow today while the valley below most likely will see rain.

Rain in January is unheard of in the northern mtns. The changing weather pattern and warm up is most obvious here. Yesterday was a fine sunny day to load up the Dart w/recycles and head over to that town building.

Arrived at 9 AM and was surprised no one else was there. Nor did anyone arrive after chatting w/the attendant after putting my items in their proper bin. He said it was -26°F (-32°C) at his house in the lowland of the valley beside the CT River.

Drove to Whitefield to see if there were any Saturday morning deals or mark downs. Scored marshmallow size sea scallops for just $4.99 a lb, store made sausage for $2.99 a lb, and some cooked chicken breast for $2.39 a lb.

Headed to Littleton and saw the temp on my dash finally read 1º. Saw gas at the town's Cummbies dropped 4¢ since Thursday to and even $2 a gallon using the Smart Pay Card.

Decided to head south on US Rt 302 to Woodsville and shop at their super WM. Figured the next few days would be stay at home days and may as well see the big store and the many Saturday morning customers.

Looked at clothes. Bought none. Talked to the Electronic Dept. The young lady steered me to a fold up TracFone (Only name that is remembered). It was $15 and prepaid cards are about the same. A solid pay as you go service. Did not buy, was just looking.

Purchased a few items my local WM doesn't carry and hightailed it back to Littleton. Stopped in to talk to the Rite Aid mgr. Had ordered the special winter warmer from the NH Woodstock INN, Wassail Ale for me.

The Beer Advocate website gives this ale a fabulous score of 81%. They are fanatics. My score is 99%.

Love the taste. It reminds me of apple cider, w/a giant kick. Buy it each winter to have all year long. Shelf life is 12 months. Used to brew my own ale for 3 years. As a teen.

Civil twilight is 6:45 AM EST. Night is 5:08 PM.

Sunrise: 7:17 AM. Set: 4:36 PM.

Length of day: 9h 18m. Length of visible light: 10h 22m. Tomorrow will be 1m 58s longer.

Have a splendid day!

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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2015 7:27:06 AM



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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2015 4:03:32 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Went out in a decent winter temp of 6° (-14°C) yesterday morning to see if there were any deals in Whitefield at Mac's Mkt. The thought of the bacon burger was on my mind. None where on the shelves. Yet saw a few good deals.

Snapped up superb sliced turkey that was just $1.99 a lb. One never sees it that low. Also saw split chicken breast for $1.69 a lb. Passed on it as the cooked pork chops were in the small crock pot, the chicken legs and the final two servings of lasagna were in the 6 qt (5.678 liter) larger size.

Also have a rain check for 12 lbs of assorted pork chops at Shaws for $1.89. They are having their 3 day w/e sale of Center Cut Pork Loin Chops for a fine $1.99 a lb. May jump on those instead.

Stopped in Subway and saw the most subs ever seen. There were 225 subs wrapped in boxes along with scores of cold soda cartons that took the store 3 hours to prepare. They were headed to the White Mtn regional H.S for an event.

Ordered the Spicy Italian footlong that is $5.50 there, $5 most elsewhere. The new women worker gave me the incorrect cheese that was ordered. Told her the shredded Monterey was clearly given.

Asked for some extra spinach and she threw in a free cookie. Added lots of slice of the bargain turkey to the sub and enjoyed half during the drive to Littleton via NH Rt 116.

Suddenly there was a whiteout on the hwy. Huge chunks of snow fell like it was a waterfall. Visibility dropped under 250 feet (76 metres). Turned on the lights, the right turn signal, pulled over to the breakdown lane then switched on the orange hazard lights.

Enjoyed eating half the sub w/its wonderful veggies w/o the inconvenience of driving. Only a few cars passed by.Seems many also pulled over to stop and wait out the mighty blizzard.

In 20 minutes it subsided nicely. Nothing left to do but eat my free macadamia nut cookie and head into town. There was a full inch of snow in those 20 minutes.

Drove to HD. Wanted to stock up on 5 gallons of K-1 kero for tonight and in the morning,. Temp will drop with lows around 14 below zero. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Gusts up to 40 mph this evening. Wind chill values as low as 30 below. The morning will see highs around 7 above. Northwest winds around 10 mph in the morning then becoming light and variable. Wind chill values as low as 32 below.

May as well be prepared and stay warm. Saw the Asian lady in HD and told her my street address is not what the the computer has, which it what is listed in the phone book.

Got my HD cc and with it 10% off my first purchase. Bought the $44 2 2.5 gallons plastic containers of kero for $39 and change w/the discount. Returned to fill up the kero heater and lit it at 1:30 PM.

In two hours the house was more than toasty at 78° (30°C). Had to crack the front door (there is Storm door blocking tiny intruders. The upstairs bdrm window behind my PC was opened a few inches to regulate the temp and add oxygen.

The deep chill breaks this w/e only to return next Tuesday. Snow that was forecast for Sunday will now be rain. Time to stock up on the Town Yard's sand that has road (rock) salt mixed w/it.

Our air temp is -9°F (-23°C). The high is to reach 10° (-12°C). Yes, the kero heater is going strong.

Civil twilight is 6:46 AM EST. Night is 5:07 PM.

Sunrise: 7:18 AM. Set: 4:34 PM.

Length of day: 9h 16m. Length of visible light: 10h 20m. Tomorrow will be 1m 55s longer.

Have a tremendous day!

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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2015 11:26:27 PM

Good evening ohyeah537.

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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2015 2:14:51 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Yesterday was another 20°F below zero (-29°C) morning in the North County of New Hampshire. Just like it used to be 10+ years ago. back in the day. Nights would be in the -30° (-35°C) range for weeks and weeks. Day time may see 8° to 10° below zero for the high.

Bought a 70 amp car battery charger perhaps 25 y/o when the constant deep freeze would beat the daylights out of a battery during the bitter cold winters.

Can easily see global change is at work raising the average winter temps. We only see a few days of way below zero. Plus the highs for the day are now in the plus 20's.

Started the Dart, let it run w/its floor heater on for a good ten minutes, return inside to extinquish the kero heater, then jumped in the warm car.

The snow remains hanging from the flora and looks postcard perfect. The drive to Littleton was w/o one car in my lane and just a few coming in the opposite direction.

Bought on a few item at the mkt. 1 lb of strawberries $1.75, green beens $1.38 alb, celery $1.67 a bunch, leaf lettuce $1.88,cuke 60¢ea, red onions 84¢ a lb and 3 pounds of courtney apples for $2.38.

Big Papa's Market Click on "See more" for some of their prices.

Enjoyed slow cooking the last apples to make fabulous sliced apples for pancakes, pie, ice cream toppings, and the like.

Rec'd my order from LL Bean at my door. The red chamois is sure a lot more on the maroon side compared to the bright Santa red color in the pic on their website. Yet the 7.5 oz weight is plush and more importantly warm.

Love the blue chamois thick flannel appropriately named the "Wicked Good Flannel." The color quality, and fit are superb.

Not sure on the TrioZone full zip jacket. There is open mesh in the center of the back that was not described on their website. Know this would be perfect w/a full backpack to vent out the perspiration while hiking.

Yet this was purchased for a winter jacket w/o hiking. Need to try it for some hours in the cold and test it. My breath can go thru the mesh, which means the wind can cut thru it. Time will tell.

The air temp is 9°F (-13°C). The high is to reach 22° (-5°C).

There is a 70% chance of light snow fall.

Civil twilight is 6:46 AM EST. Night is 5:05 PM.

Sunrise: 7:18 AM. Set: 4:33 PM.

Length of day: 9h 14m. Length of visible light: 10h 19m. Tomorrow will be 1m 51s longer.

Have a delightful day!

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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2015 12:09:59 PM

Good afternoon Ohyeah :: HUGS :: Still feeling the rib 12 days later so I bruised it well or tore some connective tissue. Doing better though. Will be up north for some skiing this weekend rib and all.

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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2015 1:53:11 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Lit the kerosene space heater early Tuesday evening. The forecast was for temps to be in the 20 below zero range for the night. With maintenance and using clear K-1 kero, the heater is odorless and smokeless. Our low was -25 below yesterday. That was the air temp.

Have the front door open a ½" and the window beside my bed open an inch on the top and 3" on the bottom. When clear kero could be bougth before the gov't required red dye added, it cost about $3 a day in the winter to heat the house.

At 23,000 BTU there is a grill cage for protection around the top of the space heater. It easily gets hot enough to use place the slow cooker crock pot on top and cook a big meal in a few hours.

Looked up the prices for them today. They are in the $120 to $200 price range. Saw they are $360 a piece in Japan. Some of them are smaller versions that produces only 8,200 and 11,000 BTU's.

Their use in Japan, China, Korea and etc is as common as having a wall thermostat in the US and Canada. Millions and millions are dependent on these heaters to keep their homes warm during the winter.

CO output is zero to minimal. The biggest danger is filling the unit while the flame is lit and spilling kero. The unit is supposed to be turned off. Have used these heaters since 1990 with great respect and admiration for their heating ability and safety.

There is a safety shut off feature that extinguishes the flame instantly if the unit is bumped or tipped. Have two new wicks in stock bough a decade ago. They last for up to 10 years w/care and maintenance.

These days new wicks cost $15 to $25 each. Sears, TSC, and other Nat'l chain stores sell the heaters. The constant heat equals a wood stove w/no chimney or stovepipe needed.

WM sells 1 and 2 gallons of kero for top dollar. 5 gallons are $40 at TSC or $44 at Lowe's and HD.

A day of Netflix for me watching my fave shows and keeping warm. Saw hours of Mixed Martial Art women's bouts on you tube.

Rec'd an email from LL Bean that my order should be delivered this evening when the truck delivers to my town.

Looked at the Woolrich clothing site, the first to make outdoor apparel strictly for the bitter cold of winter. Their prices are $20 more than many of the others. Wool shirts are in the $120 price range. That is their sale price, plus top charges for postage.

The air temp is -14°F (-26°C). Lit the kero heater at 1:30AM. The high is to reach 26° (-3°C).

Civil twilight is 6:47 AM EST. Night is 5:04 PM.

Sunrise: 7:19 AM. Set: 4:32 PM.

Length of day: 9h 12m. Length of visible light: 10h 17m. Tomorrow will be 1m 48s longer.

Will take the scenic drive to Littleton along the CT River Hwy to shop lightly at Big Papa's Mkt.

Have a fantastic day!

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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 2:36:12 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Was surprised my area saw about 3" (7.5 cm) of snow fall on Monday. Went to unlock the special monel metal chain and padlock in -8° temps at 7 AM. Apparently moisture in the lock froze it shut.

Tried the portable propane torch to add heat to it. Durn lock was angled downwards so the liquid in the canister kept putting out the flame when the can was turned down to thaw it out.

After a couple of tries. An extension cord and my hair dryer was brought outside to heat up the lock. In a few minutes the dryer evaporated or thawed the frozen moisture and the lock popped open.

Used the extension cord to plug into the electric Ariens starter. A few cranks and she fired up superbly. Four sweeps up and down the driveway and the job was finished.

Had warmed up the Dart while the driveway was cleared. Drove to Whitefield to get in on those large 92¢ a lb chicken quarter bought and crock pot cooked two days ago.

Purchased one of the two remaining pkgs left. Saw a few pkgs marked bacon burger. Asked the assistant meat cutter and he said that is 85/15% burger with bacon ground into it. Snapped it up at $3.99 a lb. Stores want $5 or more a lb just for lean hamburger these days.

Returned home to cook a burger. Smelled delicious. Added some melted cheddar, tomato, green leaf lettuce, and a slice of red onion. Gosh it was excellent. Eat red meat occasionally.

This was a true treat at a sensational deal. Could easily taste the bacon. Made the thought of the drive to DQ 53 miles away seem very foolish.

Returned to the warm car to drive to my local Shaw's. Bought the week's special, assorted pork chops for $1.89 a lb. Still have a rain check good for more than 3 weeks. Also bought Italian 5 cheese combo shredded on sale for $2.50 for an 8 oz pkg.

A stop at the bank saw a slew of mail plus the Friday weekly sales fliers. Visited my propane Co on Main St to pay last weeks propane delivery right off and receive 10¢ off per gallon. Cost is a fabulous $1 less a gallon than last year at this time.

The air temp is a whopping -19° (-28°C) and falling, with the high to reach 20° (-7°C).

Civil twilight is 6:47 AM EST. Night is 5:02 PM.

Sunrise: 7:19 AM. Set: 4:31 PM.

Length of day: 9h 11m. Length of visible light: 10h 16m. Tomorrow will be 1m 44s longer.

Have a fabulous day!

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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2015 2:19:56 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Did notice that GB was a bit slower yesterday morning. As in 10-15 sec to load a page or post a reply. It took an hour longer to complete my rounds. This while my posts began at my usual time.

Enjoyed watching my fave Netflix TV shows: CSI: Miami, Criminal mInds, Law& Order SVU, and Sons of Anarchy were seen. Got in the finest nap with a pleasing 90 minute sleep.

Woke to see the falling snow increased its pace. Steady snow, yet not heavy to see a large amount accumulate. Will measure the snow depth and clear it in later.

Nuked a diced potato, w/some onions and prosciutto to make homemade hash. One egg cooked over easy and had a slice of whole grain toast soaked w/evoo.

Later another pan of homemade chicken noodle soup was prepared. Diced carrots, broccoli florets, onions, garlic and 2" lengths of linguine were cooked with spinach added last.

Used some of the crock pot chicken quarters cooked the day before w/their chicken "schmaltz". Diced onions sure bring out the delicious flavor. Made me want to run out and buy more quarters @ 92¢ a lb. Remained inside all day.

Plan to use the Ariens snowthrower if needed. Do want to get another pkg of those low cost chicken quarters. Will also stop at my local Shaw's to see if the $1.89 assorted pork chops are in and stop at the PO.

The air temp is 15° (-9°C), with the low tonight to be -18° (-28°C).

Winds will be northwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Giving us a wind chill of 27 below zero

Civil twilight is 6:47 AM EST. Night is 5:02 PM.

Sunrise: 7:20 AM. Set: 4:29 PM.

Length of day: 9h 09m. Length of visible light: 10h 14m. Tomorrow will be 1m 41s longer.

Have a wonderful day!

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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2015 3:02:33 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Saw the final several rounds of my posts begin to slow as it did three day ago yesterday morning. It was about 5 AM. Then everything returned to normal 15 or 20 minutes later. Saw there were no complaints on any threads.

Got in a wonderful 90 minute nap while most were still sleeping for the night. Felt super refreshed when awoke. Had the last of the homemade beef stew. It sure hit the spot.

Readied to visit Whitefield and buy some inexpensive chicken quarters that were ordered from the assistant meat cutter on Wed. He was the former deli mgr, now working in the meat cutting room.

Bout a pkg of 4 large chicken quarters. The retail price was 92¢ a lb. Most unusual. Have never seen anything sold at his cost. The fellow said the machine spit out that price when the item was typed in. Also bought 2 pks of cod that was marked down to $2.99 a lb. What a deal.

Off to Littleton and a visit to Staples. Returned the HP Pavillion w/o opening the box. The gen mgr came over and asked why are you returning it so soon.

Told him no store on the internet or anywhere can beat his fabulous low price of the pkg. Said will wait for Win 10 O/S when it is released.He asked when would that be. "October is planned."

Bought a few items (4) at WM.The isle w/the coolers was jammed. Walked the perimeter of the store, then returned to find it nicely empty. Saw lots of empty shelves. Folks were stocking up for the small snowstorm due. Up to 3" is forecast, which is minor.

Went to Shaw's for their all week sale of assorted porkchops for only $1.89 a lb. They were out, so a rain check for 12 lbs was rec'd at the Courtesy Desk. Good for 30 days. Used to be for 60 days.

Did not need pork chops w/the chicken and cod just purchased.Also just barely reached the halfway point of the crock pot lasagna. With the hearty beef stew and the rich lasagna meals, was surprised my jeans buttoned easily.

Purchased gas for $2.14 a gallon w/my Cumberland Farms Smart Pay card in Littleton. It is $2.04 a gallon down state. Am tickled pink gas is dropping in my area. Love driving everywhere for hours upon hours and refill my tank for only $10 or so.

On the way home the snow began. Was happy my road was plowed and sanded so no trouble at all getting up the mtn occurred. Hope to remain home until Thursday. Want to break my money spending spree.

The air temp is 19° (-17°C), with the high to be 32° (-5°C) .

There is an 80% chance of snow. 1-3" is forecast.

Civil twilight is 6:48 AM EST. Night is 5:01 PM.

Sunrise: 7:20 AM. Set: 4:28 PM.

Length of day: 9h 07m. Length of visible light: 10h 13m. Tomorrow will be 1m 37s longer.

Have a pleasant day!

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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2015 7:46:11 AM



On this date, in 1964, the first government report regarding the dangers of cigarette smoking was issued by the U.S. Surgeon General, Luther Terry.

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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2015 3:33:47 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Woke up early this morning, got my rounds done early, and shopped for winter clothes at the world famous LL Bean on line. Could have taken a 90 minute, 58 mile drive one way to North Conway, NH to visit their outlet store.

Was enjoying the multiple armies of alien as we waged war together playing StarCraft II w/other players on internet. Stopped long enough to phone the LL Bean corp Order Dept and ask a slew of Q's about 3 items that interest me.

Miss Tyler was very nice answering all my Q's. Ordered a handsome winter jacket reduced nearly 50% that has a zipper pocket at the bas of one's back. It could even hold a heating gel pack, money a sammie, or etc. Ordered the Men's TrioZone Full-Zip Jacket.

Then ordered a bright red thick chamois shirt that retails for $50. It will match a team soft shell winter jacket that is worn.

Asked Q's about a thick dress flannel shirt that had mt interest. Tyler was patient and answered all my Q's on this product. The Wicked Good bright Navy blue flannel was also ordered for $50.

She offered me a 10% discount as their LL Bean cc was asked about. Have that cc. Wanted to know if there was an additional discount to use it. Liked the 10% savings with no gas, or time on the road, and no charge for shipping. At any purchase amount.

Tyler said the items should be delivered to my home by Thursday. Am very grateful for this service and free pstg. LL Bean may see more of my biz as my preferred EMS.com store has a $48 minimum for free shipping. Sure love competition.

Enjoyed seeing the home team play football at 4:35 in afternoon. The Pats overcame their mistakes to pull through for the win.

The air temp is 2° (-17°C), with the high to be 23° (-5°C) .

Civil twilight is 6:48 AM EST. Night is 5:00 PM.

Sunrise: 7:21 AM. Set: 4:27 PM.

Length of day: 9h 06m. Length of visible light: 10h 11m. Tomorrow will be 1m 35s longer.

Have a splendid day!

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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2015 7:46:57 AM



On this date, in 1863, the first underground passenger railway, the Metropolitan, opened in London.

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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2015 2:10:16 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Enjoyed most of my posts before the GB servers began to run slow as molasses on a bitter cold day. All the other websites were cranking along. GB at 6 AM and beyond was in the top 99 slowest sites that were ever tested from this great site shared before.

Maybe it was the new video that the mods added to everyone's home pages?

Opened the box the executive chair was packed in at 6:30 AM yesterday. The Co that mfg's for Staples provided the easiest to follow instructions to assemble this chair better than anything that was ever done by me before.

The only tools needed was an Allen wrench, which was provided. All steps had illustrations and the bolts needed were included, color coded, and in a long strip of plastic w/separate compartments for the bolts of each of the 6 steps. It took about 1 hour to complete the assembly.

Found the chair hard on my back, until the last step, "Sit down on the job in custom comfort" was followed. The tilt tension and height of the chair was adjusted. Sat in it much of the day. It will be enjoyed.

Did not even open the PC cardboard box. Still reading articles on Win 8.1. Spend the day inside relaxing in my new leather exec chair playing StarCraft, waging war, winning and loosing battles.

The forecast was an 80% chance of snow.Saw partial clouds, blue skies and even sun several times throughout the day. The snow did arrived just before 4 PM. Expected is an inch, two at the most.

The air temp is 3° (-16°C) with the high to be 16° (-9°C) .

Light snow is forecast. A 30% chance of flurries.

Civil twilight is 6:48 AM EST. Night is 4:59 PM.

Sunrise: 7:21 AM. Set: 4:26 PM.

Length of day: 9h 04m. Length of visible light: 10h 10m. Tomorrow will be 1m 29s longer.

Have a tremendous day!

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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2015 4:12:24 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Went out to start the Dart in the still air temp of minus 22°, below zero (-30°C) yesterday morning. She started right up. Returned to the house to change into my long john bottoms. It sure feels real good to be wearing them. Even inside.

Warmed the Dart for 10 minutes before returning to the deep freeze. Drove to Littleton at 7 AM to Big Papa's and did some light shopping. The 6 member help team were all dressed for the bitter cold even w/ the heat turned on in the building.

Bought were 10 lbs of yellow onions $4, 3 6 oz cans of tomato paste $1, a half pint of blueberries 3/$4, a giant bunch of fresh parsley $1, scallions 75¢ and cukes 67¢ea.

A few items were purchased at WM, then high tailed it to Mac's Mkt in Whitefield,NH. Baby bella mushrooms were on sale $1.99 for 10 ozs this week. Had the new assistant meat cutter grind up some pork sirloin roasts for the nice price of $1.99 a lb .My pal is on a two week vacay.

Returned home to prepare pork burger lasagna w/mushrooms and spinach in the crockpot. A dbl layer of uncooked noodles, ricotta cheese, mushrooms and spinach, and layer of pork and sausage w/diced onions, garlic, and red bell peppers

Repeated the layers twic w/each 'til the crock pot was loaded to the top. Lots of water added to the 20 oz can of Hunts an hour on the top of the grate of the kero heater, then three hours on low in the crock pot bucket.

Staples phoned me just before noon. My HP Pavilion had arrived at the store via UPS. Thought of putting off the drive and pick it up another day. Then saw the weather is to snow for the next two days. Plus more intense cold.

May as well drive in the almost pre-heated Dart from the earlier journey. Picked up the desktop carried it to the car, then returned to the store. Had wanted a new executive chair and bought a black leather one that was $150 off on sale.

Will set up the new machine today or tomorrow. Really want to assemble the new leather chair, sit back in it, and enjoy the new found comfort. Comfort is good.

The air temp is 14° (-10°C) with the high to be 25° (-4°C) .

Light snow is forecast today and tomorrow. Just 2-3" in grand total.

Civil twilight is 6:49 AM EST. Night is 4:57 PM.

Sunrise: 7:21 AM. Set: 4:25 PM.

Length of day: 9h 01m. Length of visible light: 10h 07m. Tomorrow will be 1m 22s longer.

My plan is to remain home, assemble my new leather executive chair, set up my new Pavilion PC, and then relax.

Have a delightful day!

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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2015 12:46:02 PM

Good afternoon Ohyeah :: HUGS :: Hurt a rib over the weekend falling while skiing. Its feeling a bit better now. Will go back this weekend. Does that make me a glutton for punishment? Working on an old laptop this morning for my daughter. She brought it home from work. I have looked it over and with minimal money I can upgrade it from Windows XP to at least Vista. It should run that OK.
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2015 2:00:13 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Had snow squalls w/whiteouts in my area late afternoon. The National Weather Service in Gray, Maine reports air temperatures dropping from 8° below zero (-23°C) to 29° below (-34°C) this morning.

Dangerously cold wind chills with light snow fall is forecast today.

Wind chill will be as low as 50° below 0 (-45°C) due to air temperatures 8° below zero (-23°C) to 25° below 0 (-32°C) and winds northwest 10 to 20 mph (16-32 km/h) with gusts up to 30 mph (48 km/h). Chance for a power outage is very likely. Would call the weather a grim outlook.

Went out at 7:30 yesterday morning in 2° (-17°C) temp to drive to Littleton. Purchased two 2.5 gallon of clear K-1 kerosene at HD. That was $43.97 plus a hand pump siphon for $2.99. At the check out, the cashier said she could save me $10, then and there.

The native of Thailand, w/its year round warmth, had me give basic info for a HD cc app. It sure did take $10 off the top. Visited the local Cumberland Farms, filled a 2.5 gallon gas can and my tank of gas at $ 2.339 w/its Smart Pay Card.

All gas all the time is 10¢ off the posted price w/a Smart Card at Cumberland Farms. No fill up purchases first, no spend $50 or $100 at a grocery store, and such for that one time saving of a nickle a gallon stuff.

The Smart Pay Card. offers 10¢ each and every gallon. The Best card in in East Coast by far. The cost of gas comes out of one's checking account in 1-3 days.

Filled up the kerosene space heater. Then lit the wick late morning. Have the bdrm window open 1" to circulate heat, air, and avoid CO build up. Have used the kerosene heater since my pal first loaned me his in the winter of 1990.

The 23,000 BTU per hour easily keeps the house warm in temps of -50 degrees below zero. Read many of the Japanese heat their homes exclusively using these portable kerosene stoves.

Can even use the grill on top to cook a big meal w/the crock pot porcelain insert. Used to often in those 30 below 0 (-34C) winters that lasted for weeks and weeks w/o a let up. The bitter cold will last for another days in a row.

The air temp is 15° (-26°C) and dropping. The high is to be 9° (-13C). Forecast remains at -24°, yes, 24° below 0 (-31°C) the air temp low this morning.

Civil twilight is 6:49 AM EST. Night is 4:56 PM.

Sunrise: 7:22 AM. Set: 4:24 PM.

Length of day: 9h 01m. Length of visible light: 10h 07m. Tomorrow will be 1m 22s longer.

My plan is to drive to Big Papa's Market, get a few items elsewhere, return home and keep warm.

Have a fantastic day!

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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2015 2:33:36 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Our GB friend Howard passed away yesterday (1/6/15) at about 10 AM. He graced our hearts since May of 2002. Oat cell cancer has taken him from us. Now Howard is home to be with God. Have set up an "In Memory of Howard" thread. With a heavy heart, RIP Howard, until we meet again.

Was surfing thru the big box store websites after visiting My Simon.com that compares online prices. Saw a new HP dHP Pavilion 500-246 Desktop PC - AMD A6 Quad core motherboard 3.40GHz 3MB Cache, 8GB DDR3 Memory, 1TB HDD, DVDRW, Windows 8.1 64-bit on sale from a $479 list for a gentle $359.99 on sale at Staples.

Compared the system w/those exact one at tigerdirect.com, WalMart, Best Buy and Sears. Pondered it for hours. Left in -5 (-C) to drive to the Staples in Littleton to check this machine out.

None were in stock, so the HP F3D80AA#ABA model was paid for and will be sent to the store on Thursday. Plan to pick it upon Friday. Did not need a new pc, the features and price sold me to have a back up on hand.

Visited Lowes and walked the inside perimeter of the store and a few isles. Talked to the Paint Dept Mgr and caught the buying bug. Considered buying a gallon of red shaded paint for my bdrm.

At $30 a gallon it is a small price to pay for lots hours of fun and a new look. Took home several color samples to see how they look. Looking, did not buy.

Drove to Home Depot and took the walk around the inside of the perimeter. Legs feel plenty tight,. Sure hope they loosen up like in the good ol days. Did stop at the two 2.5 gallons cans of undyed, clear k-1 kerosene for my portable space heater.;

have had one since the early 1990's. It heats the house up so hot the front door need to be an inch ajar and the upstairs bdrm window opened at the top and bottom for cold fresh air circulation.

Was paying $11 a gallon in five gallon containers for years at a local gas station. My 23,000 BTU kero heater uses about 1.5 gallons a day. Perfect for power outages and for nights far below zero like we have been receiving.

May return to HD to buy two 2 can 2.5 gallon pack for tomorrow nights bitter cold and to have on hand in case of a power outage.

The temp is 8° (-13°C) with the high to be 15° (-9C), w/light snow falling. Forecast remain at -22°, yes, 22° below 0 (-30°C) for the temp tonight.

Civil twilight is 6:49 AM EST. Night is 4:54 PM.

Sunrise: 7:22 AM. Set: 4:22 PM.

Length of day: 9h 00m. Length of visible light: 10h 06m. Tomorrow will be 1m 18s longer.

Have a fabulous day!

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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2015 11:34:04 PM

Good evening ohyeah537.
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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2015 2:53:42 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Had just completed my rounds in GB Land and posts on my home state before 5:30 AM yesterday morning. Suddenly the power went off. Got the handy flashlight, lit a dozen candles, then reported the outage to the utility co., PSNH.

Public Service of New Hampshire, our state's largest electric utility is owned by Northeast Utilities.

Showered and prepared a load of laundry in the basket to take to the state of the art laundry w/the newest front loading machines in Littleton. As soon as the hwy was reached house lights and outdoor lights were seen in the town's homes.

Completed the laundry in an hour, bought a few item at WM, then returned home, 2½ hours later. The power remained off, the laundry was left home, then took a drive to the PO and my town's subway.

Spend nearly 1 hour in my local Subway reading the newspapers to kill time. A visit to Shaw's saw a piece of cod purchased for $4.99. Another drive home saw no power and the house temp dropping into the 40's.

The propane kitchen stove was lit, as the wall furnace needs electricity to run the 2 speed fan. Another phone call to the power co was made twice to speak to a CSR. Reported that a limb had fallen on the line from the road to the house.

Took a drive to Whitefield to visit the meat mgr at Mac's Mkt. Told him no power at the time for 9 hours. Bought reduced in price cod for a mere $2.99 a lb. Returned home to cook the cod and place some items in a cooler to keep outdoors.

The temps dropped to 8 (-13C) mid afternoon. One heck of a time to be w/o power for heat. Just after my meal the power was restored.

It was a tad over 9.5 hours w/o power. Boredom set in beyond belief at home. My salvation was the three separate drives taken.

The temp is -3° (-19°C) with the high to be 15 (-9C). Winds are 15 to 20 mph (24-32 km/h) with gusts up to 30 mph (48 km/h) and chill values as low as -31F° (-35°C) this morning.

Another chance for a power outage along w/a week of bitter cold like in the ol' days.

Civil twilight is 6:49 AM EST. Night is 4:54 PM.

Sunrise: 7:22 AM. Set: 4:21 PM.

Length of day: 8h 59m. Length of visible light: 10h 05m. Tomorrow will be 1m 13s longer.

Have a wonderful day!

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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2015 1:56:39 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Had a fun early morning preparing the crock pot with 3 lbs of beef back rump roast trimmed of fat and gristle. Mixed 1½ tsps of Kosher salt, Mrs dash, paprika and a ⅓ of a cup of flour together, poured this mix over the 1" chuncks of beef and coated them well.

Some evoo plus a tbsp of Worcestershire sauce was added along with some red potatoes, carrots, big chunks of 2 onions and two cans of beef gravy. Natch, 4 diced up fine garlic cloves went into the pot.

Tried a taste three hours later. The carrots were not as done as was wanted. Four and a half hours later the beef stew was just perfect. Ate a bowl, then had seconds, before putting the 6 qt crock pot in the fridge.

Our snow fall w3as 4½ to 5 inches an arms length from the front door. The higher elevations rec'd up to 8" according to the AMC, NOAA and weatherunderground.com.

There was a drizzle falling at 2 PM. Not sure if it is still present. What is odd is that there is a dusting of snow on the flora. Not 4 to 5 inches of snow covered forest usually seen after a snow event. The warm temps have melted the bliss.

Had an easy 50 minutes clearing the 4-5 inches of snow from the walkway and driveway late afternoon using the Ariens. Found the mtn road plowed and well sanded.

The temperature is 37° (3°C), dropping to 4° above (-16°C) this afternoon. A 30% chance of light snow.

Civil twilight is 6:49 AM EST. Night is 4:53 PM.

Sunrise: 7:22 AM. Set: 4:20 PM.

Length of day: 8h 58m. Length of visible light: 10h 04m. Tomorrow will be 1m 10s longer.

Have a pleasant day!

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On this date, in 1885, Dr. William W. Grant of Davenport, Iowa, performed what is thought to be the first appendectomy.

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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2015 1:16:00 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Hours of pondering in the wee hours yesterday morning had me mull over thoughts that homemade beef stew is a must have. Have a super recipe from a few y/o and want to make it during the snow storm that arrived overnight along w/a winter mix that is on the way later.

Drove to Whitefield, NH. The temp was 3 below 0 at 8 AM. Went to visit my pal the meat mgr at Mac's Mkt. Talked to him about a tri tip roast, top & bottom round, eye roast, and some rump roast. These cuts were offered to me for $3.99 a lb.

Choose a 3 pound beef back rump roast, almost $12. Nicely lean internally w/a few small slabs of fat on the exterior, easily cut off. Will prepare the beef stew recipe this morning after my rounds. 4-6 inches of snow is forecast.

Visited my buddy at Rite Aid in Littleton. Spent 30 min talking while he was stocking from totes rec'd from the tractor trailer delivery. Stopped at Big Papa's Mkt looking for a bunch of celery.

That produce store saw a slew of shoppers on Friday looking for fresh produce at bargain prices. They sure found it as all that was let in the entire store was a half of a pick up truck bed of stock. He said there would not be an auction at 2PM and would go home early.

Shopped at the Dollar Tree and Family Dollar stores. Best deal was course Koshering salt 12 ounces for just $1. Also stopped at my credit union to pay my monthly car loan payment. Am at the halfway mark of the loan, which was refinanced at 2.49%. $5 extra a month is paid to ease the already low interest that accumulates over the three year loan.

Returned home to have a chicken leg and cod for lunch. As lunch was finished there was a knock on the door. Waited 2 minutes to answer, an old Boston city technique. Opened the door to discover it was a telephone worker here to repair my phone.

Instantly became affected with sudden great wonder and surprise. Shocked is the feeling. He tested the Network Interface Device, then the outside jack into the house. Both checked out fine.

He said the problem had to be inside. He assured me there would be no charge or hidden cost, even tho inside issues are a mere $120 per hour labor. The first floor telephone jack was tested. He said it was shorting out.

Went to his truck for a new beefy telephone jack and installed it. He said that jack works, yet the 2nd floor one did not. A test of the 2nd wall jack saw him return from his truck w/a second telephone jack that was installed for free.

In the end, 110 minutes later, both jacks were replaced, worked perfectly as did the telephones and the internet signal to my modem and upstairs computer. He said he will write the repairs as an outside issue.

The tech will write that he had difficulty locating the house, that he drove round and round to only see a bunch of trees. The telephone lines work perfectly and the modem is not resetting constantly like it did weeks ago and a few days ago. Good fortune is agreeable to me, along with no cost.

The temperature is 29° (-2°C), the high is to be 44 (7°C).

Civil twilight is 6:49 AM EST. Night is 4:52 PM.

Sunrise: 7:22 AM. Set: 4:19 PM.

Length of day: 8h 57m. Length of visible light: 10h 03m. Tomorrow will be 1m 06s longer.

Have a splendid day!

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2015 7:44:42 AM



On this date, in 1920, the New York Yankees acquired Babe Ruth and so began the "curse of the Bambino" that haunted the Boston Red Sox until 2004.

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2015 2:26:48 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Large chunks of snow were falling as my car left the driveway yesterday morning. The mtn road had one set of tracks on them. Under the 1" of snow that already had fallen was plenty of pebbles and sand. It was wondered if the Dart would have to be parked below on the return trip.

A group of 5 vehicles blew the snow away on the Ct River Hwy. It was as though the pavement had been freshly plowed. Was greeted well at the mkt. The owner's 14 y/o son was out of school for vacation until Monday. Their dog greeted me and wanted to be pet. She got her wish, on several occasions.

Bought were a 1 lb bag of spinach $3, cukes 50¢ ea, 5 big bulbs of garlic $1, baby bella $2.25, red peppers $1.75 a lb, broccoli crowns $1.33, oranges 50¢ ea, and a lb of strawberries $1.75.

Bough a few items at WM, then headed right over to Shaw's. They6 had a W/e Sale of cod for only $4.99 a lb. Bought 3 pieces w/the largest loins they had, it was just under $15.

Gas dropped to $2.389 using one's Smart Pay 10¢ discount card at Littleton's Cumberland Farms. $10 nearly gave me a full tank (Gas down state is $2.13 to $2.17.)

Drove home in the plowed and sanded hwy. Did wonder if my car needed to be parked and my first big walk up the mtn would be done. Lucked out well, the town just plowed the mtn road and sanded it.

Our area has a snow storm watch beginning this afternoon. 4-6" of snow is expected. Have the Ariens snow thrower ready and a full container of gas in stock.

Snow is expected to mix with and change to sleet and freezing rain Sunday morning. Sunday morning temperatures will warm above freezing and any remaining precipitation will change to rain. Not sure all rain will happen at my elevation.

The temperature is 0.8° (-5°C) with lows around 3 below 0 by dawn. . High is to be 24 w/76% humidity that will increase. Perfect for snow.

Civil twilight is 6:49 AM EST. Night is 4:52 PM.

Sunrise: 7:22 AM. Set: 4:18 PM.

Length of day: 8h 56m. Length of visible light: 10h 02m. Tomorrow will be 1m 02s longer.

Have a tremendous day!

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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2015 2:17:05 PM

Happy New Year ohyeah!
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2015 2:13:27 PM

Happy New Year Ohyeah :: HUGS :: Having a quiet day at home so far. Was in bed by 10:30 last night only to get woken up at midnight by a neighbor on the next street over thinking fireworks at midnight were needed. <groan> What ails people? Will head to my sisters a few miles away for a full turkey dinner about 5PM. Will taste good and requires no work on out part!

Hope you and your girls have a prosperous and healthy New Year!
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Happy New Year ohyeah537!
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Happy New Year Oh Yeah!
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On this date, in 1908, the ball signifying the New Year was dropped for the first time at Times Square in New York City.

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