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Re: Trackstar, where's my tea (it's 4 o clock)

September 5th, 2016, 6:20 pm

LOL.  I was feeling a bit strange earlier today and sure enough, you are talking about me behind my back.  :D

No dudes (and no dudettes either, just to be clear), get dragged here.

I have been organizing my rock and mineral collection though.  And I finally decided to dust the bookshelves.

Previously I could have traced all of your names here (with little hearts next to each one - hehe), but I didn't.
 
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Re: Trackstar, where's my tea (it's 4 o clock)

September 5th, 2016, 6:29 pm

Ode to Certain Temporal Pursuits and Their Typical Conclusion

Well, the main thing is just time.  There is never enough!

Formerly a series of videos:
The Thrill of it All - Roxy Music
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
The Thrill Is Gone - BB King
Stuck in the Middle with You
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Re: Trackstar, where's my tea (it's 4 o clock)

September 5th, 2016, 7:33 pm

Lol, I always enjoy it when you respond to summon attempts! Thanks.

Do you have pyrite in your collection? The first time I saw that (in a museum) I thought it was a rock full of ancient alien devices.
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Re: Trackstar, where's my tea (it's 4 o clock)

September 5th, 2016, 8:23 pm

Yes, and in this form as well.

Some of the specimens are in cases with labels and others were loose, so I am thinking about classification and display schemes now.

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Re: Trackstar, where's my tea (it's 4 o clock)

September 12th, 2016, 2:09 am

Lol, I always enjoy it when you respond to summon attempts! Thanks.

Do you have pyrite in your collection? The first time I saw that (in a museum) I thought it was a rock full of ancient alien devices.
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There's music in those cubes! (Iron disulfide is a semiconductor and crystals of it contain natural regions that act like diodes which can be used to rectify radio signals)
 
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Re: Trackstar, where's my tea (it's 4 o clock)

October 22nd, 2016, 11:48 am

 Track,
would this be a good hotel for a few days at Christmas? Too gaudy?
http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-styl ... -1.2835232
Step over the gap, not into it. Watch the space between platform and train.
http://www.datasimfinancial.com
http://www.datasim.nl
 
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Re: Trackstar, where's my tea (it's 4 o clock)

October 23rd, 2016, 1:18 pm

 Track,
would this be a good hotel for a few days at Christmas? Too gaudy?
http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-styl ... -1.2835232
Lovely!  But you can find some little gems here too.
National Trust - Holiday Cottages
Maybe the best vacation would be to spend a week in a bothy in a gorgeous location and then a week at that best hotel in the world.

When I was in college some of the best road trips involved staying at the university's mountain lodge - way up north.  

It was an extremely rustic rambling farmhouse: with bunk beds in the many rooms upstairs, and (indoor plumbing, although just barely), but the location was so beautiful.

 We could go hiking, rock climbing, or kayaking every day and then we made huge meals at night on the antique eight burner stove.
 
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Re: Trackstar, where's my tea (it's 4 o clock)

October 23rd, 2016, 6:54 pm

 Track,
would this be a good hotel for a few days at Christmas? Too gaudy?
http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-styl ... -1.2835232
Lovely!  But you can find some little gems here too.
National Trust - Holiday Cottages
Maybe the best vacation would be to spend a week in a bothy in a gorgeous location and then a week at that best hotel in the world.

When I was in college some of the best road trips involved staying at the university's mountain lodge - way up north.  

It was an extremely rustic rambling farmhouse: with bunk beds in the many rooms upstairs, and (indoor plumbing, although just barely), but the location was so beautiful.

 We could go hiking, rock climbing, or kayaking every day and then we made huge meals at night on the antique eight burner stove.
The biggest disadvantages of these hotels
1. Fawning staff
2. No fireplace/burner in hotel room. (nothing like a turf fire in the bedroom)
3. Tipping
Step over the gap, not into it. Watch the space between platform and train.
http://www.datasimfinancial.com
http://www.datasim.nl
 
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Re: Trackstar, where's my tea (it's 4 o clock)

October 24th, 2016, 9:34 am

 Track,
would this be a good hotel for a few days at Christmas? Too gaudy?
http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-styl ... -1.2835232
Lovely!  But you can find some little gems here too.
National Trust - Holiday Cottages
Maybe the best vacation would be to spend a week in a bothy in a gorgeous location and then a week at that best hotel in the world.

When I was in college some of the best road trips involved staying at the university's mountain lodge - way up north.  

It was an extremely rustic rambling farmhouse: with bunk beds in the many rooms upstairs, and (indoor plumbing, although just barely), but the location was so beautiful.

 We could go hiking, rock climbing, or kayaking every day and then we made huge meals at night on the antique eight burner stove.
If you want to book a Scottish castle, a Cornish tin miners cottage or a converted fort in the channel islands do look at these:
Landmark Trust
Most have wood burners and are dog friendly. My Wife and I are planning a spring trip to the south west with the greater and lesser hounds.
Herr KartoffelKopf
 
 
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Re: Trackstar, where's my tea (it's 4 o clock)

November 2nd, 2016, 11:54 am

Wow.  It's not even 8 am here (and I stayed up very late), but I am awake now! 

Before careful what you wish for.  :D

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Re: Trackstar, where's my tea (it's 4 o clock)

November 2nd, 2016, 12:08 pm

Somehow woman's lingerie always seem to be way more subtle than male drawers.

Have an energetic morning!
 
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Re: Trackstar, where's my tea (it's 4 o clock)

November 2nd, 2016, 6:42 pm

that post is very distracting, more than I initially thought.
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Re: Trackstar, where's my tea (it's 4 o clock)

November 2nd, 2016, 7:07 pm

Maybe you would prefer a different view?

Subtle is good - it takes awhile for it to sink in though...
 
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Re: Trackstar, where's my tea (it's 4 o clock)

November 2nd, 2016, 7:25 pm

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