Another day, another nickle #7: Broke Down, again!!

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Blog entry by Thos. Angle posted 03-18-2008 05:18 AM 1377 reads 0 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Probably no one noticed, but I was not on this thing for about a week. The computin’ machine broke. I took it to the repair shop and the guy called and started out,” Well, the mother…” I cut him off and explained that we don’t talk that way around here. He then explained that my mother board took a dump. So I got a new mother board, a new mouse and a new key board. Boy, does this thing fly or what? Of course, I’ll never get caught up on all the projects and blogs I missed. If you posted something you think I should look at, send me a PM and I’ll get right to it. I hate to miss what my friends post.

Any way, if you haven’t noticed, I haven’t been posting much. The reason is that, I have work in the saddle shop and am not building anything in the wood shop. I guess time will tell where the next dollar will come from. We are still eating way too much and working full time so all is well. I’m glad to be back.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 03-18-2008 05:26 AM

It is kinda funny. Only yesterday, was wondering where you’ve been. Figured you had enough of some of the goofy stuff going on here.

I think Martin has taken control and mended a couple of them while you were broke down.



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

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#2 posted 03-18-2008 05:38 AM

Welcome back, Tom. Glad it was only a week you were away. I’ve been a little scarce myself.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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#3 posted 03-18-2008 05:38 AM

Naw, I haven’t quit, Dan. I’ve got too many friends here.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#4 posted 03-18-2008 05:43 AM

I just checked your posting stats this morning, thinking to myself that I hadn’t seen a Tangle posting for awhile (although I did see your review on FWW last week :D). Glad things are well and there is still food on the table.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#5 posted 03-18-2008 05:43 AM

Well, Tom, it is good to have you back again. You gotta make that dang money cause we all gotta eat…LOL

I am glad you got your puter up again. I look forward to your posts.

God Bless,

-- Saving barnwood from the scrapyards

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#6 posted 03-18-2008 05:44 AM

Glad to see you’re back and it wasn’t anything I said. :-) Seriously glad it was only a computer problem keeping you away. Looking forward to your postings.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#7 posted 03-18-2008 06:01 AM

figurin I was gonna have to come lookin for ya!

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#8 posted 03-18-2008 06:16 AM

It looks like all the LJs are looking out for you.

You’re in safe hands.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#9 posted 03-18-2008 06:18 AM

Tom, it’s good to have you back. I was going to send out a search party, but they couldn’t find Jordan Valley on the map! I saw “broke down” in the title and thought I was going to have to come and give you a ride somewhere.

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#10 posted 03-18-2008 06:25 AM

Nice to have you back Cowboy!


-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#11 posted 03-18-2008 06:56 AM

Welcome back !

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#12 posted 03-18-2008 08:41 AM

Good to hear your computer is running great again. These days it is hard to get by without one!! Check out Densships 64 gun scale model of a British tall ship he posted yesterday, some truly incredible detaialed work from scratch!!!!!!!

-- --Chuck

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#13 posted 03-18-2008 09:09 AM

Glad you’re back!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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#14 posted 03-18-2008 10:21 AM

Hi Thomas,

Glad to have you back as well. We managed to keep the reviews current while you were gone but it was a challenge to cover for you. Thanks goodness you are back now and can get back to work. :)

It is tough to keep current with the posts and find some shop time. There are just so many posts coming now that keeping current is becoming a full time occupation. ‘

Welcome back.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#15 posted 03-18-2008 11:45 AM

Hi Tom

Glad to have you back! We lost one of our computers last week to. The old girl died and went to the big computer store in the sky. My wife and I have been like two little kids fighting over the other one that was left. The new one is coming in today. How did we ever get along with out them.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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