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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31000 on: February 23, 2018, 09:31:11 AM »
Good Morning and Welcome "CARLHACKMAN"

Cold, cloudy and windy in the desert. We have our annual three day MARSFEST scheduled in Death Valley this weekend.  NASA, JPL and SETI scientists giving lectures/tours.



Hopefully skies will clear for tonight's STAR PARTY.



Happy Friday.....I hope everyone has fun weekend plans.

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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31001 on: February 24, 2018, 06:24:17 AM »
Good morning. Welcome to the thread, Carl.

It didn't rain as much as we had expected it to yesterday, but I won't complain. Most of the water standing in our yard has finally soaked in. The predicted high for today is 70 with the possibility of strong storms and the area is still under a flood watch. One of the school districts closed the schools Thursday and Friday due to flooded roads.

No plans for the day. I'll just do things as I feel like doing them. Since I'll be working the next 2 weekends, I plan to enjoy this one.

Hope you are having a great weekend.

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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31002 on: February 24, 2018, 09:30:43 AM »
Hi, it's 26C here and I'm lounging around reading Bernard Cornwell, Stonehenge :)
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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31003 on: February 24, 2018, 09:53:25 AM »
Good Morning

I am spending the weekend in Death Valley celebrating MARSFEST.  Lots to do with lots of cool folks.
Beautiful weather in the 80s

Hope everyone is having a great weekend !
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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31004 on: February 25, 2018, 06:01:24 AM »
Good morning.

41 degrees heading to 61 with partly cloudy skies. A little bit of sunshine looks really good this morning after receiving over 9 inches of rain since Tuesday.

No plans for the day. Hope yours is a peaceful one.

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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31005 on: February 25, 2018, 06:49:22 AM »
Good morning, it is currently 22C here and sunny.

Today is a lazy reading day so I'll have my head in Azincourt by Bernard Cormwell for most of it.

Hope you are doing what you want today and getting yourself ready for another week of words on the page :)
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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31006 on: February 25, 2018, 08:55:52 AM »
Good Morning from Death Valley

60s today and perfect for a hike to the bottom of Ubehibe Crater with a NASA scientist !



Hope everyone is havig a restful Sunday
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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31007 on: February 26, 2018, 05:35:50 AM »
Good morning.

32 degrees heading to 65 with sunny skies.

A Walmart run on the agenda for today and then whatever I choose to get into.

Hope your week is off to a good start.

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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31008 on: February 26, 2018, 06:05:24 AM »
It is 49 with 56 later. Mostly cloudy and becoming sunny around dinner.
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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31009 on: February 26, 2018, 06:29:10 AM »
Good morning.
It was 47 and very foggy when I drove across Austin this morning.  I need to have a talk with Alexa about her weather reports - she said it was clear!
I think I've recovered from my marathon travel day last Thursday.  I am definitely getting too old to handle 20-hour days on a regular basis.
We've kind of started looking for a replacement for the Camaro.  It will be 7 years old the end of March and since we have added Ginger to the family, it no longer has enough seating/cargo space for longer trips.  I also hate taking it in parking garages because of the long doors.  We've been test driving various vehicles and I think I've settled on a Chevy Equinox - but I'm still not ready to get rid of my beautiful sports car...
Have a great week.

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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31010 on: February 26, 2018, 09:40:55 AM »
Good Morning

We have a storm headed in from the coast....expect high winds and possibly a shower or two.

Between exploring Mars via Death Valley and keeping up with the Olympics, I am behind in my projects and chores, so hope to do some catch-up today.

Hope everyone's week is off to a great start.

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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31011 on: February 27, 2018, 08:01:35 AM »
Good morning.
58 and rainy in Austin today.  I guess the weather people were wrong when they said we should have sunshine today - oh well.
Alamo Drafthouse is showing Big Trouble in Little China tonight so we're going to see it (again).  This one is a movie party with props and explosions in the theatre.  It should be a lot of fun.
Have an awesome day.

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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31012 on: February 27, 2018, 08:15:19 AM »
Good morning.

II had an early morning doctor's appt, only he didn't. Their schedule didn't have him down (blame was on a system change they made in January), but the doctor said he'd see him anyway. We probably spent more time discussing the problems of the world than the amount of time it took for the medical stuff. Don't think we put him too far behind.

Breakfast out so lunch will be very light followed by taco soup for supper by which time it is to be raining again. The current forecast is for a couple more inches over the next 46 hours or so.

Hope your are having a good day.

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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31013 on: February 27, 2018, 11:22:41 AM »
Good Morning

Cold and rainy in the desert (which is a treat !)....obviously a fireplace day.

Hope everyone's week is going well.
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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31014 on: February 28, 2018, 05:34:32 AM »
Good morning.

It didn't rain as steadily overnight as we thought it would, but we did get close to 2 inches in the last 14 hours or so with the prediction of 2-4 inches possible in the next 24 hours. Needless to say, our yard is a little waterlogged. But, once this front gets through, we should have some pleasant sunny days for a while with the exception of next Tuesday.

No plans for the day. It appears I'm making this a lazy week until PBR this weekend.

Hope you have a great Wednesday.

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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31015 on: February 28, 2018, 09:48:23 AM »
Good Morning

Sunny, breezy 60s in the desert with another storm headed our way....so I better make good use of today outside.

Be Happy !!
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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31016 on: March 01, 2018, 05:35:48 AM »
Good morning.

58 degrees heading for 65 with sunny skies eventually. The rain gauge has over 3 inches in it again this morning. That will bring the total fallen in the last week to 13-14 inches. Should put us ahead for the year for a while.

Errands to run today, then some food prep as I'll be going in earlier than expected the next two days for PBR. I take the hours when offered as I know they'll taper off over the summer.

Hope everyone has a good day.

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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31017 on: March 01, 2018, 05:37:04 AM »
Good morning.  It's 59 and cloudy in Austin, but the forecast claims that we will have sunshine today.  We'll see.  The forecast has been wrong most of the week...
I can't believe it's already March.  It seems like the year just started.

Hope your week is going well.

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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31018 on: March 01, 2018, 11:07:05 AM »
Good Morning

50+ mph wind with lots of blowing sand/dust....so another indoor day.

I agree, Andra.....it is hard to believe it is March already !!

Have a great day.
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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31019 on: March 02, 2018, 05:25:59 AM »
Good morning.

40 degrees with bright sunshine outside my door. The expected high for the day is 60. Lovely spring weather in store for the next few days.

PBR at the arena the next two nights. I'm going in early both days but don't know exactly where I'll be sitting until time to move to my post for the actual event. It does sound like some good reading time will be available, though.

Hope you have a great Friday and your weekend gets off to a good start.

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« Reply #31020 on: March 02, 2018, 10:21:09 AM »
Good Morning

In all my years of living in the desert, I have never seen winds like we are having.......over 24 hours of winds over 40 mph with gusts of 60+ and forecast for another day....there is a fine layer of dust on everything in the house.  YUK !  I am supposed to go to "town" tonight for a "Donkey Basketball Game", which will be a lot of fun, but I hesitate to drive over 100 miles at night in blowing dust/sand.

Happy Friday All !!
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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31021 on: March 03, 2018, 07:57:37 AM »
Good morning.

Ended up not having to work this morning so spending the time being lazy before working the second night of PBR. It is a pretty easy show for me. Lots of reading time.

Hope you are having a great weekend.

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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31022 on: March 03, 2018, 11:01:49 AM »
Good Morning

Day three of our horrendous winds.  You know what they say about March....



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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #31023 on: March 04, 2018, 06:35:39 AM »
Good morning.

Rain again. It was't supposed to arrive until later this afternoon per the reports I heard last night. Now it looks like it'll be here for more than 24 hours although we're only supposed to get around 1/2 inch. I really did enjoy the short time we had some sunshine.

Nothing on the agenda today. II will be heading to bed shortly for a few hours sleep and I'll be reading the Sunday papers and staying quiet. Neither of us is scheduled to work until he goes in Friday night.

Have a peaceful Sunday.

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« Reply #31024 on: March 04, 2018, 11:37:34 AM »
Good Morning

Our wind has finally stopped....Now I have lots of cleanup to do.  So much sand piled up around the gates, I will need to shovel it to get them opened.  But it is sunny with temperatures in the 50s so it will be pleasant working outside.

Hope everyone is having a restful Sunday.
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