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The Great Tombstone Adventure Part 2
« Reply #1680 on: October 18, 2018, 01:03:42 PM »
Jet setting again and burning some more fossil fuels!  I'm at Ted tevens airport and through security.  This is one of the rare occesions its great to be a cripple.  Total breeze this time, I didn't even have to get out of the wheelchair!  :icon_sunny:  Skipped the whole line too!  Flying to Seattle then onto Spokane to meet up with Brian and rent a cripple cart tomorrow, then we drive back to Seattle and hopefully meet up with K-Dog for some great Ivar's Clam Chowder and some casino gambling.  ;D    Then Monday over to the stone cutter to oversee the assembly of my Tombstone.  After that we are going to the Olympic Peninsula, then after that we're going to Quinn's Hot Springs Resort in Montana (famous from my "How I Survived Collapse" novel).

Once the Tombstone is complete, that's the last thing I needed to get done before I board the train for the Great Beyond.  Feels good to have everything tied up.

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Re: The Great Tombstone Adventure Part 2
« Reply #1681 on: October 18, 2018, 01:48:56 PM »
Jet setting again and burning some more fossil fuels!  I'm at Ted tevens airport and through security.  This is one of the rare occesions its great to be a cripple.  Total breeze this time, I didn't even have to get out of the wheelchair!  :icon_sunny:  Skipped the whole line too!  Flying to Seattle then onto Spokane to meet up with Brian and rent a cripple cart tomorrow, then we drive back to Seattle and hopefully meet up with K-Dog for some great Ivar's Clam Chowder and some casino gambling.  ;D    Then Monday over to the stone cutter to oversee the assembly of my Tombstone.  After that we are going to the Olympic Peninsula, then after that we're going to Quinn's Hot Springs Resort in Montana (famous from my "How I Survived Collapse" novel).

Once the Tombstone is complete, that's the last thing I needed to get done before I board the train for the Great Beyond.  Feels good to have everything tied up.

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Let me know if you need any help moving the stones around. That's a hell of a job for three seniors.   



                                     



                         
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Re: Frostbite Falls Daily Rant
« Reply #1682 on: October 18, 2018, 01:58:23 PM »
Have fun. Hope it goes well.
What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.

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« Reply #1683 on: October 18, 2018, 06:06:14 PM »
In Seattle waiting for the plane to Spokane. So far trip is going very smooth.

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« Reply #1684 on: October 19, 2018, 01:36:50 AM »
Made it to Brian's right on time.  Flights were GREAT!  I got TSA pre-approved and breezed through no pat down not even the Xray machine.  I got help from the stews stowing my luggage and the Alaska-Seattle leg was the fastest I ever made it on, only 3:20.  We arrived a half hour early.  They must have had a great tailwind.  Then the Seattle-Spokane leg was on new equipment, an E-175 SC.  BIG improvement over the Regional Jets they used to fly.  Much roomier with overhead bins that are large enough for a Wheelie Bag.  You used to have to gate check those bags to stow underneath in the luggage compartment then wait on the tarmac for them to pull them off the plane.

The E-175 SC is a Brazilian made aircraft and the first ones rolled off the production line in 2017.  I don't know if I will get one going back since they probably haven't replaced the whole fleet yet.  They're also using one now for the first regularly scheduled flights to St. Helena from Johannesburg.  Once a week.  So you now can go on vacation in the most remote islands on Earth, along with Tristan da Cunha, Edinburgh of the Seven Seas.  I may schedule a Bucket List trip there.  St. Helena was where they sent Napoleon.


Also something amazing occurred, for the first time in my memory going back at least a decade, I had an EMPTY seat next to me and only 2 seats on either side of the as aisle with no center seat.  So I could both sit in the window seat AND easily get up to go to the toilet closet!  I had the first row in economy class right behind First Class, which has extra leg room also.  No bulkhead between First Class and Economy and the plane only seats 70 so it loads and unloads quite rapidly.






Tomorrow we're going to go pick up a Cripple Cart and then at we drive to Seattle where we will meet up with K-Dog.  Then down to Tacoma where we are staying at an Indian Casino and Monday we go over to the Stone Cutters for assembly of the Tombstone.
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Re: The Great Tombstone Adventure Part 2
« Reply #1685 on: October 19, 2018, 02:31:28 AM »
Jet setting again and burning some more fossil fuels!  I'm at Ted tevens airport and through security.  This is one of the rare occesions its great to be a cripple.  Total breeze this time, I didn't even have to get out of the wheelchair!  :icon_sunny:  Skipped the whole line too!  Flying to Seattle then onto Spokane to meet up with Brian and rent a cripple cart tomorrow, then we drive back to Seattle and hopefully meet up with K-Dog for some great Ivar's Clam Chowder and some casino gambling.  ;D    Then Monday over to the stone cutter to oversee the assembly of my Tombstone.  After that we are going to the Olympic Peninsula, then after that we're going to Quinn's Hot Springs Resort in Montana (famous from my "How I Survived Collapse" novel).

Once the Tombstone is complete, that's the last thing I needed to get done before I board the train for the Great Beyond.  Feels good to have everything tied up.

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Let me know if you need any help moving the stones around. That's a hell of a job for three seniors.   








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I met a traveller from an antique land,
Who said—“Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. . . . Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown,
And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them, and the heart that fed;
And on the pedestal, these words appear:
My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings;
Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.”
"It is difficult to write a paradiso when all the superficial indications are that you ought to write an apocalypse." -Ezra Pound

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« Reply #1686 on: October 19, 2018, 03:07:22 AM »
Jet setting again and burning some more fossil fuels!  I'm at Ted tevens airport and through security.  This is one of the rare occesions its great to be a cripple.  Total breeze this time, I didn't even have to get out of the wheelchair!  :icon_sunny:  Skipped the whole line too!  Flying to Seattle then onto Spokane to meet up with Brian and rent a cripple cart tomorrow, then we drive back to Seattle and hopefully meet up with K-Dog for some great Ivar's Clam Chowder and some casino gambling.  ;D    Then Monday over to the stone cutter to oversee the assembly of my Tombstone.  After that we are going to the Olympic Peninsula, then after that we're going to Quinn's Hot Springs Resort in Montana (famous from my "How I Survived Collapse" novel).

Once the Tombstone is complete, that's the last thing I needed to get done before I board the train for the Great Beyond.  Feels good to have everything tied up.

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Let me know if you need any help moving the stones around. That's a hell of a job for three seniors.   








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I met a traveller from an antique land,
Who said—“Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. . . . Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown,
And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them, and the heart that fed;
And on the pedestal, these words appear:
My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings;
Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.”

Not to worry about class distinctions and income disparity so much.

We will all be equal soon.

In the sweat of your face shall you eat bread, till you return unto the ground; for out of it were you taken: for dust you are, and unto dust shall you return.

Genesis 3:19     



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Re: The Great Tombstone Adventure Part 2
« Reply #1687 on: October 19, 2018, 04:01:11 AM »

We will all be equal soon.
 

Not really equal.  Only a few people cross into the Kingdom of Heaven once they leave their corporeal shell and ride the train to the Great Beyond.  Most people are reborn for another try because they haven't sufficiently developed as a soul to merit entry into the KoH.  A significant portion of humanity also gets sent to Burn in Everlasting Demnation in the Fire and Brimstone of HELL.  :evil4:

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« Reply #1688 on: October 19, 2018, 04:29:53 AM »

We will all be equal soon.
 

Not really equal.  Only a few people cross into the Kingdom of Heaven once they leave their corporeal shell and ride the train to the Great Beyond.  Most people are reborn for another try because they haven't sufficiently developed as a soul to merit entry into the KoH.  A significant portion of humanity also gets sent to Burn in Everlasting Demnation in the Fire and Brimstone of HELL.  :evil4:

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I just love it when you go full Fundy Reverend Gantry.   :emthup:    :D

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« Reply #1689 on: October 19, 2018, 05:13:43 AM »
Sins of the flesh will do it everytime.
I know exactly what you mean. Let me tell you why you’re here. You’re here because you know something. What you know you can’t explain, but you feel it. You’ve felt it your entire life, that there’s something wrong with the world.
You don’t know what it is but its there, like a splinter in your mind

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« Reply #1690 on: October 19, 2018, 05:20:15 AM »
I just love it when you go full Fundy Reverend Gantry.

It's not Fundyism.  Fundies don't believe in Reincarnation.

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Re: The Great Tombstone Adventure Part 2
« Reply #1691 on: October 19, 2018, 06:19:41 AM »

We will all be equal soon.
 

Not really equal.  Only a few people cross into the Kingdom of Heaven once they leave their corporeal shell and ride the train to the Great Beyond.  Most people are reborn for another try because they haven't sufficiently developed as a soul to merit entry into the KoH.  A significant portion of humanity also gets sent to Burn in Everlasting Demnation in the Fire and Brimstone of HELL.  :evil4:

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I just love it when you go full Fundy Reverend Gantry.   :emthup:    :D

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« Reply #1692 on: October 19, 2018, 08:50:51 AM »

We will all be equal soon.
 

Not really equal.  Only a few people cross into the Kingdom of Heaven once they leave their corporeal shell and ride the train to the Great Beyond.  Most people are reborn for another try because they haven't sufficiently developed as a soul to merit entry into the KoH.  A significant portion of humanity also gets sent to Burn in Everlasting Demnation in the Fire and Brimstone of HELL.  :evil4:

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I just love it when you go full Fundy Reverend Gantry.   :emthup:    :D

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Then you'll do cart wheels over this one  :icon_sunny:


On one occasion, an abduction occurred on a farm in the southern United States. The farmer, who had a rigid and strong belief structure, perceived several Greys hauling off his young son. He yelled at the Greys, "Stop! If you don't stop my God will crush your ship!" The Greys halted, glared at him, let the boy go, climbed into the ship and took off. The point is that the human could believe anything strongly enough and as far as the Greys were concerned, it would be fact. The Greys, having a group oriented mental structure, cannot process policy decisions without consultation with Greys higher in their social hierarchy. The result can be confusion when they are faced with events that they don't expect. They will often cease operations until a decision is made. It seems to be an inherent operational "weakness". (Note: There is also something to be said about the aliens' fear of Divine Intervention. If indeed the Greys and Reptiloids are physical beings that are largely incarnated by subspace entities akin to rebel angels as some accounts suggest, then a sudden reminder of the Almighty power of their ancient foes -- the Supreme being and his angels -- might be enough to cause them to stop in their tracks.
I know exactly what you mean. Let me tell you why you’re here. You’re here because you know something. What you know you can’t explain, but you feel it. You’ve felt it your entire life, that there’s something wrong with the world.
You don’t know what it is but its there, like a splinter in your mind

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« Reply #1693 on: October 19, 2018, 11:21:44 AM »
In a pinch you can also click on to "full auto" and see if they bleed much.
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« Reply #1694 on: October 19, 2018, 12:32:57 PM »
In a pinch you can also click on to "full auto" and see if they bleed much.


There stinky lil' fuckers. Ya' gotta douse em' with Hydrogen Peroxide to cut the stench  :evil4:
I know exactly what you mean. Let me tell you why you’re here. You’re here because you know something. What you know you can’t explain, but you feel it. You’ve felt it your entire life, that there’s something wrong with the world.
You don’t know what it is but its there, like a splinter in your mind

 

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