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Coastal Redneck

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Here's dinner, the turkey soup tossed into a foil roasting pan and cooked again with pineapple slices, cranberry sauce, cheese slices, all the cr@p that didn't make it into the first recipe, LOL. Meh, who cares??? This $h!t already smells PRETTY DAMNED GOOD, and the Monday Night Football game is on... even though the teams are COMPLETE FREAKIN' LOOOOO-SERS in the grand scheme of things, BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! :eek:

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It ain't done yet either, but it's gonna be MIGHTY TASTY, I GUARAN-F#%NG-TEE IT, LOL!!! CHEERS!!! :rolleyes:
 
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Hey, Wavedancer!!! Just wanted to wish ya a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!!! Been busy at work, riding this gubmint gravy train... four paid days off in the past five weeks, four more paid days off in the next two weeks: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve & New Year's Day, BWAHAHAHAHA!!! Damn, I love this job... wrenching on golf carts & mowers in scenic southeastern Arizona, shooting pool and watching football & monster surf on my 65" curved screen here in the high desert & mountains, LOL. Life could be worse, I could be lookin' at Compton, North Philly or the Lower Bronx, aye? Hey, every time I "test drive" a cart I just repaired, I back the governor off all the way and turn the cart up to maximum speed... each gas-powered E-Z-GO TXT Fleet golf cart has a whopping 13hp motor, so the piece o' junk will actually "drift" round the curves on the dirt and gravel service roads & cart paths on the course. :eek:

I must admit, drifting sideways in a golf cart is utterly ridiculous, but it CAN be done, LOL. You can even "hike out" while cornering at speed to obtain maximum drift, BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Damn, as AC/DC said, "There ought to be a law!!!" Meh, I turn the carts back down after each test drive so that drunken golfers won't get hurt or killed... we had some fooliots run a cart into a tree at speed, causing considerable damage, but they claimed they weren't aboard when "the parking brake failed and the cart rolled downhill into the tree." Uh... yeah, right. And get this: some fooliot got bent after making a p!$$-poor shot, so he drove another ball at his cart, shattering the acrylic windshield, BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Makes ya wonder why some wankers take up the game, you'd think they'd want to chillax amidst the magnificent high desert & mountain scenery... perhaps this windshield-shattering hero had one too many drinks off the friggin' Beverage Cart, LOL. :rolleyes:

ANYWAY, HAVE A MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR, WAVEDANCER!!! YOU DA MAN!!! I'M OFF TO POUND BEERS AND WATCH SOME ENTERTAINMENT... CHEERS!!! :cool:
 

Wavedancer

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Happy Holidays to you as well!
I would like to warn you about 'racing' those golf carts; be careful or you will be drawing (government) disability funds before long. I rather die on my Laser...
With respect to the latter, did you look at the 1973 video of the Laser slalom races (post #10 in
Laser Racing Videos). That would have been your thing, I imagine.
 

Coastal Redneck

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Haha, I hear ya... those things can easily roll over if they catch a rut while drifting. As in sailing, one has to choose his course wisely, lol. I reckon I'll check out that video tomorrow, tonight it's Green Bay at Minnesota, aye? Today was the best Monday ever at work: the day went fast, and now I have two paid holidays ahead, lol. Like Monday & Friday rolled into one, except I'm getting paid for the "holiday weekend" and I gots Monday Night Football to boot, along with a truckload of food & beer in the fridge, WOOHOO!!! I don't plan on leaving my property for 2-1/2 days, might even get some home rehab work done if weather permits, I wanna knock out those last remaining rehab tasks so I'm down to routine maintenance. If it rains, no worries, I get two more paid days off next week on New Year's Eve & New Year's Day... I'm beginning to like this gubmint gravy train, lol. Uh-oh, game time, gotta go fire up the 65" curved screen... don't have a pick to win the match, both teams are doing okay so I think I'll just kick back and enjoy the gridiron action. CHEERS!!! :rolleyes:
 

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Forgot to post these recent pics of dawn over the Dragoon Mountains:

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A bonus as I pulled covers off the fruit trees in my yard before heading to work, lol... and better-looking than the cloudy & occasionally wet slop we have today:

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Meh, no worries, I'm having a rum drink as I share quality time with the kittehs... rum with berry smoothie and an ice cube, not bad at all. I reckon I'll string up some last-minute Christmas lights before watching tonight's college ballgame on ESPN. The Hawaii Bowl, Primo Hawaiian Kona Buds Bowl, or whatever they're calling it... works for me. Funny thing, the Surf Channel on TV Plus is my default channel whenever I turn on these Samsung 6 Series Smart TVs, so I always catch a little surfing action before dialing in the TV show I'm gonna watch. Almost makes me feel like I'm still living on the beach... almost, LOL. ;)

Last night, I macked this BURLY meatloaf sandwich during the Green Bay-Minnesota game, thing was the size of Rhode Island with melted cheese & ketchup on it, and it was SO GOOD that I fell asleep during the fourth quarter... no worries, The Pack had already taken the lead, so I didn't miss much, LOL. Woke to some bull$h!t after-game program and immediately turned to the Surf Channel, where I caught some killer surfing action before I finally called it a night and crashed on ye olde rack, surrounded by cats. These cats make good bed warmers, I can cut the central heating at night, cheap b@stard that I am, LOL. :eek:

CHEERS, AND MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!!! I'M OFF TO PUT UP SOME CHRISTMAS LIGHTS, WOOHOO!!! LIFE IS GOOD!!! LOL... :rolleyes:
 
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I just ordered some cat medicine from Australia via the Internet, and this thought struck me afterward: had this order been placed in the "Age of Sail" it would've taken... what... a year-and-a-half (minimum) for the order to be processed & delivered? Two years plus? Yet these cat drops will be delivered within 20 days, or so the website claims. Works for me, but I reckon nobody would've bothered placing such an order for a lousy cat (or cats) back in the day. In a way, this is a positive aspect of the worldwide web and "globalization"---no idiot elitists or bankster tards in the equation, at least not the kind that wanna run the world and think their $h!t doesn't stink, lol. CHEERS!!! :cool:
 

Coastal Redneck

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...did you look at the 1973 video of the Laser slalom races (post #10 in
Laser Racing Videos). That would have been your thing, I imagine.
I watched that video and it brought back some memories... believe it or not, some areas of San Diego Bay and off Point Loma can get equally rough, and I mean GNARLY with the howling gusts. Heck, even in the bay and under the Point the wind can howl down those canyons and hit ya like a bullet train... and woe to the solo skipper who is not paying attention with a quick and loose hand, LOL. :eek:

The Salton Sea was equally gnarly, there are "wind events" out there which whip up the lake in that shallow desert pan, creating monster surface chop with heller gusts... evil gusts which are clearly trying to dunk ya in that funky-@$$ water, lol. Last place ya wanna be, swimming in the Salton, AYE??? Mark Spitz or Michael Phelps would not last long in that funky brew, and I'm not even factoring in the "Salton Kraken" (BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!). ;)

Sumb!tch chased me for several miles after I launched in 20-plus knots of wind, but the critter eventually veered off course when I dumped my gallon p!$$ jug off the leeward quarter during the stern chase, lol... had to throw the Kraken a curve ball, my urine was probably the CLEANEST element of that nasty brew, so it was "Confusion to the French!!!" as I hastily sped upon my way to ditch the unwanted house guest, 10-4??? :confused:

Going back to that "shallow desert pan" action, I believe the Bible mentions storms whipped up on shallow bodies of water in the desert... you know, fierce storms upon the Sea of Galilee or wherever? Fishermen capsizing and activating their EPIRBs, lol... or whatever they had back in the day. But my point is this: those bodies of water in shallow desert pans can get whipped into a frenzy during "wind events" with heller strong gusts. No beer drinking at those times, lol. :rolleyes:

IN A WAY, THAT'S THE BAR FOR GNARLY WEATHER: YA CAN'T DRINK A BEER BECAUSE YOU'RE TOO BUSY DEALING WITH NASTY CONDITIONS, BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! CHEERS!!! OR NOT, LOL... :(
 

Coastal Redneck

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Holy Mackerel!!! I watched a surf flick that came on the Surf Channel before the first college bowl games, and even though the games began I still watched the rest of the surf flick, lol. No worries, I now have football on the big screen, but I really enjoyed that surf flick, reminded me of my youth on the beach... and in some vague way it reminded me of sailing to the islands. Ya know, now that I have a decent job again, I'll be able to go sailing on paid vacation, lol. Rip out to the coast and hang with friends & family, cramming as much sailing in as possible... rent a 30' boat and take folks out on a party voyage, don'tcha know? I get something like two weeks of paid vacay with this job, and I'll use every bit of it, same way as I'll use those paid sick days, lol. Might as well call 'em "paid dirt biking days" and be done with it... I'll drink a cold beer at Big-Nose Kate's Saloon in Tombstone afterward, just to cut the trail dust, aye? :rolleyes:

Anyway, that surf flick can be watched for free on the web, just Google "Innersection surf movie" and the video will be right there at the top... even the "official trailer" is cool with Pink Floyd on the soundtrack, lol. If ya watch the entire film, ya gotta wade through the lengthy credits at the outset, or just advance the film, the subsequent video clips are worth it with guys catching air and (even more impressively) catching LONNNNG-@$$ TUBE RIDES ON PERFECT WAVES, LOL. One hand was surfing in ice-cold water and the waves were so glassy that they looked really cool, almost like natural art. Big barrels too, but perfectly smooth and glassy... the two don't always go together, lol. Meh, I'm really enjoying my days off at this time of year, with football ramping up and my vacay time stacking up at work... got a fridge full o' food & beer, kick@$$ entertainment on my 65" curved screen, and I'm sharing quality time with my 4 cats, lol. ;)

The weather outside is cold & wet & windy, but the heater in my home is cranked to 70 degrees, and it works just fine, lol. I'm flipping back and forth between two college bowl games, but I'm really looking forward to the LSU-Oklahoma match later today, and the Ohio State-Clemson match as well, those will be some great football games for true fans!!! Moi, I love the game itself, always have since my friends and I played ball back in the day. I don't mean on the school team, I mean pickup games with no helmets or pads, and the action was fierce, lol. Sometimes we had our bells rung, sometimes we rang the bells of others... we beat the core crew of the league champion Islanders one time, that was a great game, and the young QB of that team was a real hand when it came to slinging the ball. Dude could hurl a football like nobody's business, and I was no slouch at passing the ball so I recognized his talent. Anyway, enough reminiscing... :cool:

HOPE Y'ALL ENJOY YOUR WEEKEND AS MUCH AS I'M GONNA ENJOY MINE... THIS COLD BEER I'M HAVING FOR BRUNCH IS TASTING PRETTY DARNED GOOD, LOL. I'M GOING WITH THE TIGERS IN BOTH BOWL GAMES LATER, I HAVE AN INTERNET SAWBUCK THAT SAYS THE TIGERS WIN IN EACH MATCH. :)

P.S. According to the Oriental Zodiac, I was born in the "Year of the Tiger!!!" Coincidence? I think NOT, lol. CHEERS!!! :D
 
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First semifinal match was a blowout, the Sooners never showed up to play, despite the presence of the 'Sooner Schooner'---disappointing for Oklahoma, to be sure. But this second match is awesome, I thought it was gonna be another blowout but Clemson finally got on board with some amazing plays... how about that 67-yard run by Trevor Lawrence, was that NOT cool??? That young hand is tall so his running may seem ungainly, but he eats up the yardage with that gait, lol, and defenders have a hard time keeping up with him. NOW we gots a ballgame, AYE??? ;)

And I get to stay up late tonight, no rising early manana, so I'll probably watch a flick after this game... mack a fresh green salad and some burly ravioli later once I'm in the mood, I'm still partying with cold alcoholic beverages, lol. Unrepentant sinner, don'tcha know??? "AND LOVIN' IT!!!" [Maxwell Smart line, 10-4?] Good ol' Maxwell Smart, I used to watch that program decades ago, had the hots for 'Agent 99' because she was a looker, lol. What she saw in Don Adams, I'll never know... maybe he had a fat wallet. :eek:

I'M BACK TO THIS OSU-CLEMSON GAME, MY MONEY IS STILL ON THE TIGERS, LOL... CHEERS!!! :rolleyes:

P.S. Some shots of Crackhead in his new hangout, a shelf under the 65" curved screen with some towels added for comfort, lol. Here's Crackhead:

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Don't mind the rack in the foreground, I set up my home theater in the master bedroom, lol... the motorized reclining leather sofa wouldn't fit in the Pool Room with the 8' table and TV shelf unit. The sofa is behind ya and to the right from this vantage point. Hey, under the TV on the right-hand side of that shelf unit, you can see the 11 pairs of Carhartt work jeans supplied by my employer, I'll save a couple pairs for stylin' it around town, lol. You probably can't see the subwoofer on the bottom shelf, but the soundbar mounted under the TV is visible. I had to shift that cable next to Crackhead for a clear view of my Johnny Cash CD Set, lol. I really should straighten out that shelf unit and get all the cables tucked out of sight... a low-priority mission, beer drinking is more important. Note the Vans Hi-Top Skate Shoe acting as a doorstop... the cats love messing with that shoe, I hafta swap out the left & right shoes on a regular basis so the abuse is equal for the pair, lol. :eek:

P.S. Clemson Tigers in the lead, WOOHOO!!! My Internet sawbuck will be safe after all... :rolleyes:
 
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Coastal Redneck

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As an act of kindness, I brought some food into work today for the inmate crew, kinda felt sorry for 'em because they're locked up over the holidays... and one hand told me he hadn't tasted pepper jack cheese in six years. SIX F#%NG YEARS WITHOUT PEPPER JACK CHEESE!!! Damn, that's ugly... and I know for a fact that cold beer is NOT served in jail, so I gave these inmates some advice about straightening out their lives and enjoying the freedoms which regular law-abiding citizens often take for granted. These are inmates who volunteered for duty, not the dregs of society like thugs & gangbangers who refuse to work and would rather sit in jail, aye? Some of these hands bust @$$ and help out on the golf course, so I wanted 'em to know their work is appreciated. Meh, maybe I'm getting soft in my old age, lol... I'm actually rated as a "crew boss" at work, though I don't often stand on that authority since I have enough repair work to keep me busy, and the inmates usually handle tasks out on the course and not in the shop, but I will drop-kick problematic inmates in a heartbeat if the need arises, as I have already done. In this line of work, it's easy enough to weed out the slackers and those trying to game the system. But for those making an honest effort and helping my coworkers, I try to cut 'em a little slack, ya know? :confused:

I just thought it was a trip, that hand so happy to taste pepper jack cheese again... not to mention the Ritz crackers, thick-@$$ homemade chicken salad sandwiches with different cheese, avocado & onion (plus hot pickle chips and sweet hot mustard on the side), cookies, gallons of whole milk & chocolate milk, 2 liters of soda (Barq's Root Beer & Diet Pepsi), a bag of Halos (tangerines), some bananas, and whatever else. It's almost like a teachable moment for regular Joes, how we often take things for granted in everyday life. Think how it would be if you were deprived of freedoms and things you enjoy on a daily basis... this country may have problems, thanks to scumbag establishment politicians and traitorous sellouts to dirty globalist swine, but I still think it's the greatest country on earth, ya just gotta choose your location wisely so you can enjoy the personal freedoms which still exist in the right areas. I've lived "The Life of Riley" since I moved to Arizona, and I LOVE the great personal freedoms I have in rural and semi-rural Cochise County. Navajo County wasn't bad either, the White Mountains are paradise on earth, but the job situation wasn't as good... here I have a decent job and all the same freedoms. And when it comes to sailing, well, I'll just have to cram as much sailing as possible into those paid vacations, lol. :rolleyes:

Anyway, you hands who might be dissatisfied or even disgruntled with life, maybe working some cr@ppy job you don't like or dealing with some other messed-up situation, just remember that you're a thousand percent better off than jail inmates, AYE? You can still go to the store and buy what ya need, you can enjoy a cold beer at home or at some restaurant or bar, you can get in your car or on your bike and head for some place where you're not as stressed, the whole nine yards. Those little things in life add up, believe me. Here in my "Home 20" I have heaps of wilderness areas mere minutes away, including primo "sky islands" with entirely different ecosystems, wildlife, weather, etc., than what's found below in the desert. All kinds of dirt biking & offroading nearby, hiking & technical rock climbing, Tombstone half an hour away, I'm lovin' this area of southeastern Arizona. Cost of living is low, you can still buy a home for peanuts (relative to Kalifornia), folks are friendly, it's a separate reality, ya know? Just wanted to make these observations while my memory is fresh... seeing that hand enjoy that pepper jack cheese got me thinking about how good we really have it as regular citizens, provided we're not living in metro areas or leftist/libtard country, lol. The wilderness is my church, and life is good right now... I'll never live in a Big City again, and good riddance to that whole scene. CHEERS!!! :)
 

Coastal Redneck

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GO, BILLS, WOOHOO!!! :rolleyes:

I'm rootin' for the Buffalo Bills because my gal pal "Special K" lives in Rochester, NY... Western NY, as she likes to call it, to distance her tax-paying self from all the welfare leeches in NYC, LOL. :eek:

HEY, K!!! I'M GOING WITH THE BILLS TO ADVANCE, WOOHOO!!! WISH OURSELVES LUCK, BABY!!! GO, BILLS!!! ;)

P.S. For the rest of youse nautical heroes, I'll contact Special K during the game and tell her to check this website, LOL... :cool:
 

Coastal Redneck

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Meh, bad officiating killed the Bills, even though the Texan was clearly a yard short in that one drive, pfffffft. My picks for this weekend are as follows, though I don't necessarily like the teams, LOL. :rolleyes:

CHIEFS, RAVENS, NINERS & THE PACK... we'll see if paid-off refs botch my selections. :confused:

Otherwise, I'm drinking beer and watching surf flicks, here are some recent photos:

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That jet heater is nice on chilly subfreezing mornings... I use it to warm tools before using them, otherwise they'd be FREEZING, LOL. :eek:

BACK TO COLD BEER & SURFING FLICKS... CHEERS!!! ;)
 

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Uh-oh, I fell asleep during the last half of the Titans game, that reclining leather sofa was just TOO comfortable after I macked my burrito plate, lol. Didn't miss much, since the Titans were already ahead... and I picked the Ravens, go figure, guess they didn't show up to play. Meh, no money riding on it, so no worries... got more football later today, I'm just having a cold beer and watching the Surf Channel before going back to bed, lol. I just sent a message to my brother overseas (one of my 7 brothers, there are several living overseas now), and I included some shots of Tombstone... can't remember if I ever posted these here, so I'll let 'em rip for you aficionados of the Old West. Cheers!!!

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Gotta look beyond the tourist shtick & bull$h!t to see the REAL HISTORY behind this burg, and there's plenty of it, lol... Big-Nose Kate's is my favorite saloon, but the Crystal Palace is also classic with 19 bullet holes in the original ceiling. My kinda place, lol... just walking the dusty streets & wooden boardwalks of this town makes me feel like I'm in an old Western, and the folks I meet here are interesting: pilots, gunsmiths, ranchers, cycle riders, all kinds of cool people, lol. Well, guess I'll get back to my surf flick, might just mack another burrito plate before I crash, it's only 0330 but I'm starting to get hungry again... gotta keep my 150' tapeworm happy, don'tcha know? CHEERS!!! :cool:

P.S. That hip flask that says "I'm Your Huckleberry" is one I bought for rodeos & the traveling circus, it's great for having a snort during the show, lol. And I like the machine work on those keg urinals in Big-Nose Kate's Saloon, I'd like to have one of those here at my house, AYE??? :rolleyes:
 

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Coastal Redneck

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Championship Game tonight after work, WAHOO!!! :rolleyes:

As a cat lover, I gotta go with the Tigers, BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! ;)

Seriously, I like both football programs, but I think LSU will probably be victorious, they're unstoppable like a runaway freight train... :eek:

But I'm off to work first, gotta get that pesky bill-payin' number outta the way before I crack a cold one and watch the game... :confused:

Y'all be good, I gotta get going and this Internet bull$h!t wastes too much time, lol... :D

P.S. I gots an Internet sawbuck that says the LSU Tigers win... :cool:
 

Coastal Redneck

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Oh, man, I'm enjoying the heck outta this Championship Game, "GO, TIGERS!!!" :rolleyes:

Howzabout that visit by Donald & Melania Trump? Hottest First Lady in ages, "The Donald" is stylin' it in the White House, LOL. ;)

I've had a few cold beers, but I'm gonna graduate to a blender full o' booze here pronto... probably sail to MargaritaVille and enjoy some o' that Blue Agave juice, it ain't bad even though I gots the cheapo mixer, AYE??? :eek:

Meh, sometimes ya just gotta MAN UP and go with the CHEAP CR@P, LOL... :confused:

Same way ya drinks watery domestic tinnies under way, no glass breakage (a safety hazard in the cockpit at sea), and if ya spill one, WHO CARES??? :p

ALRIGHT, YOUSE NAUTICAL HEROES, I'M BACK TO MY GAME, THOSE PESKY TIGERS JUST SCORED AGAIN... CLEMSON TIGERS, I MEAN, LOL. :cool:

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AWESOME GAME, I'M BACK TO THE PAR-TAY, SPICY HOT HOMEMADE CHICKEN BURRITOS LATER, WOOHOO!!! :)

P.S. That plubber cr@p on the car roof was supposed to keep the Minifish from scratching the paint, blanket & all, but now it looks like hell due to age & solar abuse... good news is that NOBODY here in REDNECK LAND gives a FLYIN' F#%, LOL. :D

CHEERS!!! :cool:

Edit: There's the pot o' burrito mix just waitin' in the wings... er, I mean the fridge, LOL. Got huge tortillas, grated cheese, guac & sour cream, and extra cilantro salsa to drizzle on top as garnish... presentation is very important when one is $h!tfaced drunk, BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! ;)
 
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Coastal Redneck

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Gonna crash early tonight... those Margaritas were strong last night, but they tasted pretty darned good. Boss man never even made it into work, lol, and I only got three carts done, but any progress is good progress. I've now completed "fleet service" on 47 carts, so we're slowly winning 'The Great Golf Cart War.' I probably have about 15 or 20 carts to still service, we started with 72 but some of those are kaput and are designated 'parts carts.' We keep 'em out back and cannibalize parts out of 'em when we need 'em. Once I finish the fleet service (which has to be done every six months), I can focus on several problem carts which require more attention... but the fleet service is important because it keeps the operational carts running. :rolleyes:

Some of these carts have not had oil or filter changes in THREE YEARS, same goes for belts plus fuel & air filters. The black degraded oil and sludge coming out of 'em is disgusting, an affront to any gearhead, lol. I'm surprised some of the carts are still running, given the abuse & neglect, but once I'm done with 'em they run strong and should be good for awhile. I'm going through boxes & boxes of parts, getting these carts running smoothly, but the boss keeps those parts coming, so no worries... must be one heck of a bill to pay, but that's not my problem, lol, my mission is to get the fleet running smoothly so more golfers will be drawn to the course. And I'm seeing more golfers out there, so maybe word is getting out that the carts are no longer likely to break down on the course, aye? :confused:

Anyway, I'm having a quiet night tonight, just a beer or two as I trash around on the Internet... I'm watching a surf flick on the Surf Channel, kinda reminds me of my youth, having that channel as the default setting on my TVs. Every time I turn on these Samsung 6 Series "smart TVs" I see some surfing, no matter what I'm eventually gonna watch. Well, the light is fading here, I'd better check the NOAA Weather website and see if the temp will drop below freezing tonight, gotta cover the fruit trees if it's gonna get cold. Doesn't take but five minutes, and I've done it in the dark with a headlamp, but it's easier when there's enough light to see by as I cover the little guys... they're hanging tough so far, I thought I'd lost the lemon tree but the lower part is still alive, trunk is green and there's an offshoot too, so I'm keeping my fingers crossed. Be nice to have fresh lemonade in the summer, yeah? :)

I'M OUTTA HERE... HASTA LUEGO!!! :cool:
 

Coastal Redneck

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Man, oh man, what glorious weather!!! Supposed to be like this all weekend too, and I get another paid holiday on MLK Day, go figure, this gubmint gravy train is almost ridiculous... almost, lol. WTF, I'll take every paid holiday they throw my way, before I started this job several months ago I hadn't seen a paid holiday in YEARS... gotta make up for lost time, AYE? ;)

I've been cleaning house and doing dishes and puttering around the yard on my day off, enjoying quality time with the kittehs on this fine day... I'm expecting company this weekend, we'll probably shoot pool and possibly BBQ, though I have some cheesy Stouffer's Lasagna in the freezer. I can make better lasagna myself, but sometimes it's convenient to just throw ready-made cr@p into the oven while we shoot stick & watch the big screen in the Pool Room. :rolleyes:

Gots football manana, should be some good games too... Conference Championships, guess I'll go with the Titans and The Pack, I always favor the underdog, lol. Those Titans might just be hungry enough to knock off the Chiefs, same for The Pack against the Niners... we shall see tomorrow. In the meantime, I slung my hammock for the weekend, might even catch some sun later in this beautiful weather... Corona with lime on the side, 10-4? :cool:

Got a fridge full o' food & beer for the holiday weekend, hard to tell from the photos but there are some kick@$$ leftovers in there, plus burgers to BBQ, lol. The leftovers include some primo 15-bean soup with veggies & giant ham chunks in it, as well as some pasta shells to add body... that stuff is FILLING too, with some French Bread with real butter on the side. I froze some of that bean soup mix earlier when I made two huge pots of it, now it's paying off nicely... :)

Meh, let's get to the kitteh pics, here we go, I even tossed in some other shots for good measure... might as well dig up a shot of my hammock too, lol.

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What do we have? Kittehs on catnip, I pour the stuff on the slab under the east side awning... and there's a pic or two of this morning's view of the Dragoons, taken while I was having a cuppa Twinings Earl Grey Tea, lol. There's Crackhead "break dancing" on the mat as he always does... whaddya expect from a crackhead? There's the fridge, there are hidden grinds in there that would feed an Ethiopian village for at least a month... :confused:

And of course I had to include some file photos of my hammock, it's a comfortable sling for this old hand, lol. Oh, yeah, I tossed in a BBQ shot, even though we'll be BBQing burgers instead of chicken this weekend. I think I'll leave the hammock up night & day, so I can do some stargazing at night, if only for 15 minutes per session. It'll still be cold at night, this being January, but the high should hit around 70 degrees today, so I'll be taking advantage of it... :D

Y'ALL BE GOOD AND ENJOY YOUR HOLIDAY WEEKEND, I KNOW I WILL... MIGHT EVEN HEAD TO TOMBSTONE ON MONDAY, AFTER PULLING A RECON OF THE STRONGHOLD, WEST SIDE. GOTS MY EYE ON SOME LONG MODERATE ROUTES OUT THERE COME SPRINGTIME. :rolleyes:

YOU FOOTBALL FANS ENJOY THE GAMES MANANA... CHEERS!!! :cool:

P.S. Back to this crazy "KEANU" flick, I only put it on the big screen because it had a cat in the picture, lol... it's pretty funny though, even if it's not really my genre, AYE??? ;)
 
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