Nice shot of the former Miller Park, now American Family Field (like Miller Park better). To bad about the price of a beer when you can see the Miller Brewery from some parts of the park. Never the less a great place for baseball.Well good early Wisconsin evening. Got to the ballpark at 11:15am wondering where all the traffic going east of Madison on I94 was coming from. A nice beautiful sunny day for a ball game. Then the Dodgers came to bat in the 1st inning. Grand slam in the 1st inning, another grand slam by the Dodgers and later a 3 run dinger. A ballgame really goes slowwwww when your team is being crushed. It was an over flow crowd of 12,100+ ticket buyers. 25% of full and that is the cap. I guess it increases this week to 50%. I need a shower, a 15 minute nap and some iced water. Then I will come back and read. We weren’t in the top row but we were close!
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Tom: I been looking all over cabin area for some real twigs to cut up for pulp wood, but never could find a selection anywhere. Saturday, when sitting on the deck, a White Pine within reach of the deck has several dead branches that will work perfect for my use. Noting beats the look and realism of real branches on a layout.Good morning from Wisconsin where the natives are restless over the diva Packer Qb. I understand him being upset about some things but he hasn’t nor has his agent held a press conference saying he’s pissed off. Until then it’s rumors and he has a very good for HIM contract he needs to live up to or retire.
I had plans today, changed them and now am not sure of anything.
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Jaz A,Nice pc...and you got a red neck.....hmm I have heard about you American red necks lol,the media makes you look bad but the back bone of the country poo pooed by politicians if I understand it...sorry not my politics you understand...do I get an out of jail card grins
GregTom: I been looking all over cabin area for some real twigs to cut up for pulp wood, but never could find a selection anywhere. Saturday, when sitting on the deck, a White Pine within reach of the deck has several dead branches that will work perfect for my use. Noting beats the look and realism of real branches on a layout.
I can cut them to length while enjoying a cocktail of two.
Nice scene you posted.
You seem to be able to sort family, and do a load of work fitting those systems,and no one breathing down your neck,it may be safer to duck down and hold the fort as you seem to ‘play the system’ well there often jobs you go fo do not turn out as advertised and you could get a dog of a job,then moving again could go against you,if you are not unhappy can tweak and get paid overtime for the last man out first man in, or at kudos for it, it might be best to dig in until retirement, but only you can know what’s best for you,and the other side of the coin is you might miss something better, still 7 years is a long time to have an itch,which ever way it goes,hope you have a fairly smooth rideAfternoon all,
I got home at about 3:30a, just in time to help the wife get ready for work. ISP had a router fail that both of our sites are connected to. Once it was changed everything popped back up. I had to wait a bit to make sure everything was stable.
Got 2 2-hour naps and ran a couple of errands.
Got news my boss is going to retire in the next 2-4 months. Not really surprised, but thought he'd be around longer. So it may be time for me to make a change soon as well. I'm less than 7 years before retirement, so I'll just wait and see.
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Ken - Don't worry. My train shed is far from being magazine presentable, but I enjoy it. Good luck on the health issues going forward.
Willie/Tom - Thanks for the encouraging words! Perfectionism is a disease that runs in my family, been struggling with it all my life. But, like Ringo, I pull through "with a little help from my friends" LOL. BTW I did manage to make some more incremental progress this evening: Moved a stack of bottled water cases from an aisle in the train room to a spare bedroom!. . .
ken, those folks coming for the tour are not coming to see the environment but to see the layout. Keep the floor clean and clear and the skirting is a nice idea. I love mine. If they have issues it is their fault not yours. This is for your enjoyment, don’t fret over it
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