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5th Anniversary

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Blog entry by Grumpy posted 11-17-2012 11:14 PM 4047 reads 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Whoops I missed my 5th anniversary on Lumberjocks while I was on a cruise to North Queensland.
Did see a spectacular event at sea though.
A total solar eclipse 200 mile off Port Douglas.
If you haven’t witnessed one yet put it on your bucket list. It is an amazing scene.
5 years gone and seems like yesterday.
A good chance to say G’day to all my buddies & all LJ’s.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python



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#1 posted 11-17-2012 11:31 PM

Tony: I saw a partial solar eclipse in Philadelphia a few years ago. I was at the zoo I was walking and I saw this strangest pattern on the sidewalk. It was individual leaf patterns from the trees that we were passing under The sun was not bright enough to cause a total immersion of light, instead we got diffused light that showed millions of tree leaves shadows on the sidewalk.

Truly amazing.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#2 posted 11-17-2012 11:31 PM

By the way glad to have you back. I’ve missed my jokes.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#3 posted 11-17-2012 11:32 PM

OH and by the way Happy Anniversary.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#4 posted 11-18-2012 12:11 AM

Congrats on 5 plus years Grump your one of the early members that made Ljs so great.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 11-18-2012 01:46 AM

Thanks Jim & Karson.
Karson, the astronomer on the ship mentioned that effect with the trees as being something special. Unfortunately no trees on the ship.LOL.
I will post some photos

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#6 posted 11-18-2012 03:37 AM

Whoops, missed my congratulation on your 5th anniverary…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#7 posted 11-18-2012 04:21 AM

G’day, Tony!! I wish you many many more!! Cheers…...............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 11-18-2012 06:08 AM

Thanks Larry & Jim.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 11-18-2012 07:18 AM

Happy anniversary, Tony. IS IT POSSIBLE TO TURN TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE? I think it is. I may give it a try!!

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#10 posted 11-18-2012 08:55 AM

happy day grumpy

a cruise after 5 years
sound like a good celebration
even in the dark lol

congratulations !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#11 posted 11-18-2012 12:47 PM

Congrats on 5+, and wishing you many more. Play/Work safe. Keep makin dust. When I hear total eclipse, I immediately think; Pink Floyd.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#12 posted 11-18-2012 07:18 PM

well done Grumpman ! you are the BEST

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#13 posted 11-18-2012 07:19 PM

Hi Tony,

Happy Anniversary

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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#14 posted 11-18-2012 07:36 PM

congrat´s with the L J ´b day :-)
sorry I forgot to get a joke for you

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#15 posted 11-18-2012 11:09 PM

Sam, anything is possible in your hands buddy.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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