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Title: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on March 11, 2013, 03:08:52 PM
My friend and I went to the Bigfoot Discovery Museum in Santa Cruz yesterday and listened to the tour guide talk about his experiences for an hour. It was awesome.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on March 11, 2013, 03:28:37 PM
That sounds like fun.

I live in North Dakota...fun doesn't start until the snow melts in June.  8) 8) 8)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kayla_veronica on March 11, 2013, 08:24:42 PM
Learned how to play Hero Clix. Complicated, but very very fun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Penelope on March 12, 2013, 12:18:39 AM
Prepped for my classes, harassed some guy over voicemail about signing up for Pre-Cana, had an internet fight with Ben...

Oh, sorry. Fun. Hmm. No, not really.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: poche on March 12, 2013, 01:22:54 AM
I went to the fish fry at my parish and filled up on fish tacos, fried fish and french fries.
Then i went to the stations of the cross
 :) :) :) 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: tmw89 on March 12, 2013, 01:36:41 AM
Played Words With Friends on Facebook.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: OCLittleFlower on March 12, 2013, 04:02:02 AM
Spent a day scrapbook shopping with my best friend.  We also went to Ocean Beach near San Diego for Mexican food and antique shopping.  My dog came along for the ride -- he's PASSED OUT from all the excitement as I type this.  (He's still a pup and gets fussed over a bit.)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Greg on March 12, 2013, 06:28:20 AM
I filled my bathtub up with water, turned the shower on, and acted out my favourite scene from 'Das Boot'.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Vetus Ordo on March 12, 2013, 08:04:19 AM
I understand procedure, I understand war, I understand rules and regulations.

I don't understand fun.

I don't really know what fun means.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Greg on March 12, 2013, 08:35:00 AM
Plus I sang some Frank Sinatra songs at the Women's Day party and danced with several of my wife's friends.  That was fun.  Food was nice too.  Lots of Russian style salads.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on March 12, 2013, 11:31:13 AM
Spent the weekend with my sister and brother.  On Saturday night we went out for dinner with my cousin and his wife and my sister's boyfriend.  We ended up at an Irish Pub with live music.  Yeah, it was a great weekend. 

Oh, and Irish car bombs are good.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on March 12, 2013, 02:44:27 PM
Went snowshoeing through a forest trail.  I figured we'd float on the snow à la LoTR.  No.  But it's pretty fun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: OCLittleFlower on March 12, 2013, 05:15:37 PM
I understand procedure, I understand war, I understand rules and regulations.

I don't understand fun.

I don't really know what fun means.

This doesn't seem healthy, Vetus.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Vetus Ordo on March 12, 2013, 05:50:17 PM
I understand procedure, I understand war, I understand rules and regulations.

I don't understand fun.

I don't really know what fun means.

This doesn't seem healthy, Vetus.

I was playing along with the words of Charles Manson. I thought you'd recognise them.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: OCLittleFlower on March 12, 2013, 05:55:17 PM
I understand procedure, I understand war, I understand rules and regulations.

I don't understand fun.

I don't really know what fun means.

This doesn't seem healthy, Vetus.

I was playing along with the words of Charles Manson. I thought you'd recognise them.

No, and I still don't...

Glad to know you aren't that depressed though.  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Ancilla Domini on March 12, 2013, 05:58:04 PM
Don't worry, OC. Vetus is all about fun. Case in point.  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Vetus Ordo on March 12, 2013, 07:00:27 PM
Don't worry, OC. Vetus is all about fun. Case in point.  :)

Not true, either.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on March 14, 2013, 01:33:34 AM
Went to return something and ended up spending about five times what I got back. And the Veronica Mars Kickstarter was fully funded in less than 11 hours! Not that that was something I did. Fun nevertheless.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: totiusque on March 14, 2013, 02:12:49 AM
Played Pictionary with a group of friends while sipping red wine and discussing the 'upcoming Conclave'.  Looks like we'll have to set up a post-Conclave party now.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on March 14, 2013, 02:23:33 AM
I went to the fish fry at my parish and filled up on fish tacos, fried fish and french fries.
Then i went to the stations of the cross
 :) :) :)

Wow.  I haven't gone past this post yet.  Just wow.  This sounds AWESOME.  I am so hungry.  This whole Lent thing is about losing weight, non?

The Stabat Mater is my favorite sequence, and one of my favorite prayers.  I wrote a paper on it one time!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: poche on March 14, 2013, 03:02:26 AM
I went to the fish fry at my parish and filled up on fish tacos, fried fish and french fries.
Then i went to the stations of the cross
 :) :) :)

Wow.  I haven't gone past this post yet.  Just wow.  This sounds AWESOME.  I am so hungry.  This whole Lent thing is about losing weight, non?

The Stabat Mater is my favorite sequence, and one of my favorite prayers.  I wrote a paper on it one time!
Go to your local atations of the cross. There is a plenary indulgence involved.
 :) :) :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on March 14, 2013, 03:07:46 AM
I know.  Wish I could.  My schedule doesn't permit.   :-\
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: poche on March 14, 2013, 03:44:10 AM
I know.  Wish I could.  My schedule doesn't permit.   :-\
join us in spirit.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: poche on March 16, 2013, 01:36:55 AM
I went to the fish fry and had two plates of fried fish and french fries and three fish tacos
mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
 :) :) :) 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Penelope on March 17, 2013, 12:35:15 AM
Saw a 3D IMAX movie with my fiance tonight! It's nice to have fun.
Title: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kayla_veronica on March 17, 2013, 01:06:26 AM
Saw a 3D IMAX movie with my fiance tonight! It's nice to have fun.

Ooooo what movie?


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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: OCLittleFlower on March 17, 2013, 02:09:14 AM
I went to a booksigning yesterday and got to meet an author who inspired me to keep writing at a time when I almost gave up.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on March 17, 2013, 02:37:12 AM
Cashed an old paycheck, got gas, learned how to etch a PCB with hydrogen peroxide and muriatic acid with possibly some of the nerdiest people ever, went shopping, ate ChikFilA, bought some brandy and Angostura bitters (to mix brandy Old Fashioneds), bought my favorite Louisville micro brew (German style altbier from BBC), came home, did my taxes, ordered Internet to be installed Monday, and planned a meet up with one of my mods and his wife.  Oh, and drank some brandy old fashioneds.

All in all.....today was a very good and fun day.  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: poche on March 18, 2013, 02:14:56 AM
Cashed an old paycheck, got gas, learned how to etch a PCB with hydrogen peroxide and muriatic acid with possibly some of the nerdiest people ever, went shopping, ate ChikFilA, bought some brandy and Angostura bitters (to mix brandy Old Fashioneds), bought my favorite Louisville micro brew (German style altbier from BBC), came home, did my taxes, ordered Internet to be installed Monday, and planned a meet up with one of my mods and his wife.  Oh, and drank some brandy old fashioneds.

All in all.....today was a very good and fun day.  :)
When did you go to mass?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kayla_veronica on March 18, 2013, 09:48:28 AM
Finished watching Brideshead Revisited (the TV series, not the movie). Really wanting to read the book now.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on March 18, 2013, 11:58:38 AM
Finished watching Brideshead Revisited (the TV series, not the movie). Really wanting to read the book now.

Both are very good. 


My fun for this week was a St Pat's day potluck after a Missa Cantata yesterday. :) :) :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on March 18, 2013, 07:03:41 PM
Cashed an old paycheck, got gas, learned how to etch a PCB with hydrogen peroxide and muriatic acid with possibly some of the nerdiest people ever, went shopping, ate ChikFilA, bought some brandy and Angostura bitters (to mix brandy Old Fashioneds), bought my favorite Louisville micro brew (German style altbier from BBC), came home, did my taxes, ordered Internet to be installed Monday, and planned a meet up with one of my mods and his wife.  Oh, and drank some brandy old fashioneds.

All in all.....today was a very good and fun day.  :)
When did you go to mass?

3pm Sunday.  I was describing Saturday!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on March 18, 2013, 07:03:55 PM
Got Internet installed today.  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on March 27, 2013, 02:12:24 AM
Got my nails done a really really ridiculously bright fuchsia which will work well for Lent-into-Easter.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: stitchmom on March 27, 2013, 07:41:14 AM
I started a new cross stitch project.

http://www.ant-of-sweden.com/46/jenny_berendsen/DP134-951/1

Isn't she cute?   :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: OCLittleFlower on March 27, 2013, 08:15:26 PM
That is cute, Stitchmom!

I actually worked on a sewing project today with a friend from church -- we made a banner for our parish's womens society.  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Penelope on March 27, 2013, 08:20:48 PM
Saw a 3D IMAX movie with my fiance tonight! It's nice to have fun.

Ooooo what movie?


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Sorry, I just saw this. We had seen The Great and Powerful Oz, which is the new Disney prequel to The Wizard of Oz about how the wizard got to Oz in the first place. I didn't go in with any expectations, so I thought it was really cute, and I thought it had great continuity with the original movie. My fiance liked it overall, too, but he doesn't care for Mila Kunis, so she kind of ruined it for him a little bit. The movie got a bunch of terrible reviews, though.  :-\
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on March 28, 2013, 12:00:14 AM
Tenebrae. I was the acolyte.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Mithrandylan on March 28, 2013, 12:31:49 AM
Tenebrae. I was the acolyte.

ooooo.  Very nice.  Just finished (anticipated) Matins for Holy Thursday. 

You must be exhausted!  So privileged, though.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: stitchmom on March 28, 2013, 07:12:00 AM
That is cute, Stitchmom!

I actually worked on a sewing project today with a friend from church -- we made a banner for our parish's womens society.  :)

Thank you! :) I bet they turned out really nice!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on April 05, 2013, 03:10:25 PM
I baked cupcakes last night and felt like a fairy handing them out at work.
Title: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kayla_veronica on April 05, 2013, 05:03:18 PM
I baked cupcakes last night and felt like a fairy handing them out at work.

Yum!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on April 05, 2013, 10:18:32 PM
What kind of cupcakes?

I attended a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 with a friend and got a beer and pizza beforehand.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on April 06, 2013, 01:13:21 AM
Lime, with cream cheese frosting.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Mithrandylan on April 06, 2013, 01:24:48 AM
Confirmations, mass and conference with +W.  And there was food and beer, too. 

Best evening I've had in a looooong time.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on April 06, 2013, 04:17:15 AM
Confirmations, mass and conference with +W.  And there was food and beer, too. 

Best evening I've had in a looooong time.

Ya, just don't say that where k_v can hear you...  :-X



Ooh, I went to Trader Joe's and bought some nice food and booze and a big bottle of Dr. Bronner's soap, and then I went next door to the second-hand book store and picked up a copy of the Onion's "Our Dumb Century" which is lol, if you must know.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Hawaii Five-0 on April 06, 2013, 06:16:22 AM
Last month I spent a couple of weeks on Oahu's north shore,  I got some great surf and four rounds of golf.  It was a real treat!
Title: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kayla_veronica on April 06, 2013, 07:26:03 AM
Confirmations, mass and conference with +W.  And there was food and beer, too. 

Best evening I've had in a looooong time.

Ya, just don't say that where k_v can hear you...  :-X


Ha, it's true for both of us! We don't get out much, especially not with chapel folks. It was great!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Penelope on April 06, 2013, 04:36:26 PM
Went to the National Zoo with my fiance on Thursday. Saw the peacocks (my favorite) in the outdoor flight exhibit. Got really close to one of them and had to fight the urge to reach out and touch him. What beautiful creatures. Saw the peahen, too, but she isn't nearly as impressive.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on April 06, 2013, 04:43:47 PM
I attended a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 with a friend and got a beer and pizza beforehand.

That's my favorite symphony.  Jealous!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on April 06, 2013, 04:46:19 PM
Went to the National Zoo with my fiance on Thursday. Saw the peacocks (my favorite) in the outdoor flight exhibit. Got really close to one of them and had to fight the urge to reach out and touch him. What beautiful creatures. Saw the peahen, too, but she isn't nearly as impressive.

At the resort we spent our honeymoon at there were peacocks roaming around everywhere.  You'd be walking down a path or sidewalk and a peacock would cut right in front of you.  It was pretty cool. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on April 06, 2013, 10:48:34 PM
I attended a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 with a friend and got a beer and pizza beforehand.

That's my favorite symphony.  Jealous!

It's really good.  The conductor did something kinda unique.  It was an "Insights" program.  Instead of playing the entire symphony outright, first he gave us a brief talk on the entire thing.  Then he would play for us snippets of the movements and show us similarities to other works (like, apparently Beethoven composed no. 5 and no. 6 alongside each other, and the similarity is striking!  at least esp. in the first movement).  Then he played the first movement in its entirety, then walked us through the second, then played the second, and then walked through 3, 4, and 5 movements and then played them. 

It felt more like an intimate college lecture and performance than a fancy pants orchestra!  It was really cool.  I gained a lot. 

And it was only $20!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on April 07, 2013, 10:06:34 AM
I attended a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 with a friend and got a beer and pizza beforehand.

That's my favorite symphony.  Jealous!

It's really good.  The conductor did something kinda unique.  It was an "Insights" program.  Instead of playing the entire symphony outright, first he gave us a brief talk on the entire thing.  Then he would play for us snippets of the movements and show us similarities to other works (like, apparently Beethoven composed no. 5 and no. 6 alongside each other, and the similarity is striking!  at least esp. in the first movement).  Then he played the first movement in its entirety, then walked us through the second, then played the second, and then walked through 3, 4, and 5 movements and then played them. 

It felt more like an intimate college lecture and performance than a fancy pants orchestra!  It was really cool.  I gained a lot. 

And it was only $20!

Was it on ISU's campus? Is Dugan's Conversation Bar still around?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on April 07, 2013, 10:09:13 AM
I did something similar, but on a smaller scale. No cameraman, either and I was in the Colorado Rockies, not Queen possessed territory(where has Jovan, been BTW?). It was fun, but the tailbone does hurt.


Edited to fix YT link. --P
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on April 07, 2013, 01:00:51 PM
This was at IUS. IU's southeast campus in new Albany.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on April 10, 2013, 03:59:50 AM
The wife and I took one of our priests to dinner and then to a performance of Mozart's Marriage of Figaro the other night.  I gotta say, I have mixed emotions.  We had fun but I seriously hate sitting through opera if I'm not working in the pit.  Plus, it's Mozart, so it's high quality music, but a lot of it's boring.  I've probably sat through 10 or 15 operas but this was only my 2nd time sitting in the audience.  I prefer the pit.  To top it off I asked the wife how much the tickets were and the conversation went like this:

Me: How much were the tickets?
Her: $78
Me: Oh, that's not so bad
Her: Each
Me:  :o

Honestly, I'm a musician married to an artist...I'm not made out of money!

But ya, it was fun anyway.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on April 10, 2013, 07:02:10 PM
That sounds like a winner of a night, regardless.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on April 10, 2013, 07:23:40 PM
The wife and I took one of our priests to dinner and then to a performance of Mozart's Marriage of Figaro the other night.  I gotta say, I have mixed emotions.  We had fun but I seriously hate sitting through opera if I'm not working in the pit.  Plus, it's Mozart, so it's high quality music, but a lot of it's boring.  I've probably sat through 10 or 15 operas but this was only my 2nd time sitting in the audience.  I prefer the pit.  To top it off I asked the wife how much the tickets were and the conversation went like this:

Me: How much were the tickets?
Her: $78
Me: Oh, that's not so bad
Her: Each
Me:  :o

Honestly, I'm a musician married to an artist...I'm not made out of money!

But ya, it was fun anyway.

Figaro is boring?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on April 10, 2013, 07:28:04 PM

Obviously you were at the wrong opera house. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on April 10, 2013, 07:57:13 PM
Obviously you were at the wrong opera house.

Or the wrong opera! That aria is from the Barber of Seville, although it is sung by the same character as Figaro in the Marriage of Figaro.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on April 10, 2013, 08:53:09 PM
That sounds like a winner of a night, regardless.

It was good fun.  I like mixing it up on occasion with well dressed people out for a night of good, clean fun.  I like seeing my wife super dressed up and slammin' too, but she actually dresses up quite a bitin her day-to-day.  I had slacks and a coat and my "I am Mr Darcy" tshirt on...Probably the most dressed-down person there.  What can I say, I do so much concert stuff that when I actually get to attend as part of the audience I just like to be comfortable.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on April 10, 2013, 08:54:24 PM
The wife and I took one of our priests to dinner and then to a performance of Mozart's Marriage of Figaro the other night.  I gotta say, I have mixed emotions.  We had fun but I seriously hate sitting through opera if I'm not working in the pit.  Plus, it's Mozart, so it's high quality music, but a lot of it's boring.  I've probably sat through 10 or 15 operas but this was only my 2nd time sitting in the audience.  I prefer the pit.  To top it off I asked the wife how much the tickets were and the conversation went like this:

Me: How much were the tickets?
Her: $78
Me: Oh, that's not so bad
Her: Each
Me:  :o

Honestly, I'm a musician married to an artist...I'm not made out of money!

But ya, it was fun anyway.

Figaro is boring?

No.  Well, yes, but no.  But yes.  Ya know?  No?  Ok.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on April 10, 2013, 09:07:24 PM
Obviously you were at the wrong opera house.

Or the wrong opera! That aria is from the Barber of Seville, although it is sung by the same character as Figaro in the Marriage of Figaro.

Good catch, pia.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on April 11, 2013, 11:42:25 PM
Not quite as cultured as the rest of you all, but we spent the first weekend with temperatures in the 70s riding, flying, and shooting.  I finally got to drive the Weedhopper (Hubby's ultralight) without him running behind me holding the wing.  I should be flying soon, if he can calm down enough.  lol  Then a friend took me for a ride in his powered parachute.  The thermals were crazy aloft so it made for a really fun ride.  Next time he said he'd let me have control.  I can't wait!

Then we met some folks that have alot of land that is set up for shooting.  He is a gun dealer and has the whole setup.  We brought our own weapons and then got to shoot the .40 I bought from him.  It was alot of fun.  Even the 4 year old got involved with his bb gun.  He was so cute in his little earmuffs.  So serious.  It's nice to meet decent people.  So all in all it was a really fun weekend after some really bad weeks.  Deo Gratias!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on April 16, 2013, 09:28:24 PM
I made $80 selling parking to attendees of the sold-out Green Day concert at the Greek Theater. Lumineers on Friday!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on April 16, 2013, 09:29:43 PM
I made $80 selling parking to attendees of the sold-out Green Day concert at the Greek Theater. Lumineers on Friday!

Very nice!

What's a Lumineer?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: stitchmom on April 16, 2013, 09:55:13 PM
I made $80 selling parking to attendees of the sold-out Green Day concert at the Greek Theater. Lumineers on Friday!

Very nice!

What's a Lumineer?

Dental veneers.  :P
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on April 16, 2013, 10:05:15 PM
What's a Lumineer?

I'm sure you've heard "Ho Hey." This is getting airtime now.

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Greg on April 22, 2013, 07:28:44 PM

Obviously you were at the wrong opera house.

Never do a cultural joke without Googling first.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on April 22, 2013, 07:52:19 PM
What's a Lumineer?

I'm sure you've heard "Ho Hey." This is getting airtime now.


Oh.  Cool.  My younger brother likes them.  #random
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on April 22, 2013, 11:58:55 PM
Never do a cultural joke without Googling first.

Thanks, but I think I got the point after the first 2 people pointed it out. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Eliza on April 23, 2013, 10:00:58 AM
I went mushroom hunting on Saturday. I didn't find any. Too cold yet. It was fun, though!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: tmw89 on April 23, 2013, 04:46:39 PM
Played three games of Scrabble with my family today.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Eliza on April 23, 2013, 04:52:51 PM
Played three games of Scrabble with my family today.

That is fun! Did you win?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: tmw89 on April 23, 2013, 05:11:30 PM
Played three games of Scrabble with my family today.

That is fun! Did you win?

Two out of three!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Eliza on April 23, 2013, 05:12:31 PM
Played three games of Scrabble with my family today.

That is fun! Did you win?


Two out of three!

Good job!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on April 23, 2013, 06:33:22 PM
I just complimented Ggregg.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on April 24, 2013, 06:28:47 AM
I just complimented Ggregg.

I just read this post.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on April 25, 2013, 01:18:26 PM
Yesterday was a crazy long good day.

1. Skipped work to take my dad to the museum.
2. Had a nice run through Karl the Fog (https://twitter.com/KarlTheFog).
3. Saw The Veils.
4. Got stuck in bridge construction traffic and had to detour so I had time to listen to their new cd over again.
5. Collapsed into bed and slept like a rock.

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Armor of Light on April 25, 2013, 01:21:03 PM
The weather finally got nice enough to go enjoy a family walk through the forest. That was Monday...now it is 'scheisse-vetter' again.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Eliza on April 25, 2013, 02:19:03 PM
I chased my parents stupid dog around the block in my pj's this morning. (I'm babysitting). It wasn't fun at the time, but I find it mildly fun to think about now.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on April 25, 2013, 02:23:49 PM
I chased my parents stupid dog around the block in my pj's this morning. (I'm babysitting). It wasn't fun at the time, but I find it mildly fun to think about now.

Lol, just depends on the pj's.  In college I slept without any as often as not.  I hated when people would come pound on my door late at night: not only would I have to get up, I'd also have to put something on.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Eliza on April 25, 2013, 02:28:11 PM

Lol, just depends on the pj's.  In college I slept without any as often as not.  I hated when people would come pound on my door late at night: not only would I have to get up, I'd also have to put something on.

Ha. Oh my goodness. No, I was fully clothed! But not as fully as 20 degree weather requires. I didn't have time to put anything else on like a coat or sweater because I was afraid she would dissapear if I didn't dash out after her immedietly. It put me in a foul mood for just a bit.  >:(
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: stitchmom on April 25, 2013, 02:38:02 PM

Lol, just depends on the pj's.  In college I slept without any as often as not.  I hated when people would come pound on my door late at night: not only would I have to get up, I'd also have to put something on.

Ha. Oh my goodness. No, I was fully clothed! But not as fully as 20 degree weather requires. I didn't have time to put anything else on like a coat or sweater because I was afraid she would dissapear if I didn't dash out after her immedietly. It put me in a foul mood for just a bit.  >:(

What a way to start the morning!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on April 26, 2013, 06:17:56 AM
God gave us a beautiful day to celebrate our 32nd anniversary.  We got to ride, have a wonderful steak dinner, and visit my uncle who is visiting from Seattle.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on April 26, 2013, 06:48:48 AM
God gave us a beautiful day to celebrate our 32nd anniversary.  We got to ride, have a wonderful steak dinner, and visit my uncle who is visiting from Seattle.

Wow, congratulations!  What are you doing up so early?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Eliza on April 26, 2013, 05:32:31 PM
I'm about to do something fun, which is planting round 2 of peas and onions in the garden.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on April 26, 2013, 07:00:22 PM
One more hour until work is over and then the season finale of Project Runway! DON'T TELL ME WHO WON
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kayla_veronica on April 26, 2013, 07:03:00 PM
Went for a walk with the dog. More fun for him though!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on April 26, 2013, 07:43:56 PM
God gave us a beautiful day to celebrate our 32nd anniversary.  We got to ride, have a wonderful steak dinner, and visit my uncle who is visiting from Seattle.

Wow, congratulations!  What are you doing up so early?

Thank you.  I have severe insomnia.  Sometimes go two, three, or four days without sleep.  Hopefully tonight the cycle will be broken for a while. :pray3:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bernadette on April 26, 2013, 08:06:46 PM
I got lost in my neighbor's three (ish) acres of woods, looking for my missing cat. Mmm-hmm, thrills.  :banghead:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on April 26, 2013, 08:49:12 PM
I got lost in my neighbor's three (ish) acres of woods, looking for my missing cat. Mmm-hmm, thrills.  :banghead:

But now the lost is found?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: stitchmom on April 26, 2013, 09:16:10 PM
I got lost in my neighbor's three (ish) acres of woods, looking for my missing cat. Mmm-hmm, thrills.  :banghead:

Hope she comes back soon.   :grouphug:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kayla_veronica on April 28, 2013, 05:49:53 PM
Out to breakfast with friends after Mass, then planted some herbs on the balcony.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Hawaii Five-0 on April 28, 2013, 07:17:43 PM
Out to breakfast with friends after Mass, then planted some herbs on the balcony.

We just got back from a trip to Baguio City which is where everyone goes to escape the summer heat here in the Philippines.  The place is famous for its vegetables and plants.  I bought a whole bunch of herbs for my garden.  I picked up tarragon, three types of basil, rosemary, pandan, lemon grass and oregano.  I also bought some really cool bonsai trees. 

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kayla_veronica on April 28, 2013, 07:20:52 PM
Out to breakfast with friends after Mass, then planted some herbs on the balcony.

We just got back from a trip to Baguio City which is where everyone goes to escape the summer heat here in the Philippines.  The place is famous for its vegetables and plants.  I bought a whole bunch of herbs for my garden.  I picked up tarragon, three types of basil, rosemary, pandan, lemon grass and oregano.  I also bought some really cool bonsai trees.

Nice!!! I planted dill, oregano, basil, cilantro and parsley. I'm looking forward to making homemade pesto eventually with the basil if we get enough of it.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Hawaii Five-0 on April 28, 2013, 07:27:59 PM
Out to breakfast with friends after Mass, then planted some herbs on the balcony.

We just got back from a trip to Baguio City which is where everyone goes to escape the summer heat here in the Philippines.  The place is famous for its vegetables and plants.  I bought a whole bunch of herbs for my garden.  I picked up tarragon, three types of basil, rosemary, pandan, lemon grass and oregano.  I also bought some really cool bonsai trees.

Nice!!! I planted dill, oregano, basil, cilantro and parsley. I'm looking forward to making homemade pesto eventually with the basil if we get enough of it.

I often make my own pesto.  I use macadamia and pine nuts which gives it a really creamy taste.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on April 28, 2013, 07:29:01 PM
Went to an old folks home fundraiser for the turtle derby!  "The slowest two minutes in sports!"  haha. 

It was cool.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kayla_veronica on April 28, 2013, 08:02:02 PM
Out to breakfast with friends after Mass, then planted some herbs on the balcony.

We just got back from a trip to Baguio City which is where everyone goes to escape the summer heat here in the Philippines.  The place is famous for its vegetables and plants.  I bought a whole bunch of herbs for my garden.  I picked up tarragon, three types of basil, rosemary, pandan, lemon grass and oregano.  I also bought some really cool bonsai trees.

Nice!!! I planted dill, oregano, basil, cilantro and parsley. I'm looking forward to making homemade pesto eventually with the basil if we get enough of it.

I often make my own pesto.  I use macadamia and pine nuts which gives it a really creamy taste.

We use pistachios and OJ in ours, it's a Mith family recipe.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Mithrandylan on April 28, 2013, 08:03:39 PM
Out to breakfast with friends after Mass, then planted some herbs on the balcony.

We just got back from a trip to Baguio City which is where everyone goes to escape the summer heat here in the Philippines.  The place is famous for its vegetables and plants.  I bought a whole bunch of herbs for my garden.  I picked up tarragon, three types of basil, rosemary, pandan, lemon grass and oregano.  I also bought some really cool bonsai trees.

Nice!!! I planted dill, oregano, basil, cilantro and parsley. I'm looking forward to making homemade pesto eventually with the basil if we get enough of it.

I often make my own pesto.  I use macadamia and pine nuts which gives it a really creamy taste.

We use pistachios and OJ in ours, it's a Mith family recipe.

Yes it is.

Pine nuts work, but IMO they're too bitter.

Cashews are an alternative to pistachios.  I have never used macadamia nuts.  We'll have to try that sometime.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on April 28, 2013, 08:08:55 PM
Went to an old folks home fundraiser for the turtle derby!  "The slowest two minutes in sports!"  haha. 

It was cool.

LOL
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lady D on April 28, 2013, 08:09:13 PM
A bunch of us locals went down to Chase Field Friday night to watch the AZ Diamondbacks play the Colorado Rockies. Many of them were season ticket holders, and they all decided to sit together for a game, and everyone was invited. Our original intent was to go sit in the bleachers, by the bullpen, and cheer the team on. We found out that tickets we were getting were being comped a few days before the game. Great! So before the game, when we were all meeting, the girl (who was organizing the group) opened the envelope to look at the tickets, and her jaw dropped. The CEO of the Diamondbacks put us ALL right behind their dugout, as a thank you for coming out and supporting the team. Someone had texted and "tweeted" to the kid next to me, saying he saw all of us on ESPN (so much for being incognito, these kiddos had their faces all painted "Sedona Red"). Sure enough, as I was replaying the game through MLBTV, the cameras busted me.

The Dbacks ended up losing that game 6-3, but they took 3 out of 4 in the series and are now tied for first in the NL West.
 :beer:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: angelcookie on April 28, 2013, 10:13:00 PM
After Mass, we had some Mexico style tacos, the ones with cabbage onion cilantro and meat yum. Then I took the kids swimming. Such a beautiful day! Now we r BBQin :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: stitchmom on April 29, 2013, 02:37:54 PM
Did the cat come home yet?  :pray1:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on April 29, 2013, 02:53:57 PM
A bunch of us locals went down to Chase Field Friday night to watch the AZ Diamondbacks play the Colorado Rockies. Many of them were season ticket holders, and they all decided to sit together for a game, and everyone was invited. Our original intent was to go sit in the bleachers, by the bullpen, and cheer the team on. We found out that tickets we were getting were being comped a few days before the game. Great! So before the game, when we were all meeting, the girl (who was organizing the group) opened the envelope to look at the tickets, and her jaw dropped. The CEO of the Diamondbacks put us ALL right behind their dugout, as a thank you for coming out and supporting the team. Someone had texted and "tweeted" to the kid next to me, saying he saw all of us on ESPN (so much for being incognito, these kiddos had their faces all painted "Sedona Red"). Sure enough, as I was replaying the game through MLBTV, the cameras busted me.

The Dbacks ended up losing that game 6-3, but they took 3 out of 4 in the series and are now tied for first in the NL West.
 :beer:

You're in Phoenix?  I'm in Phoenix!  I had friends go to that game.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: erin is nice on April 29, 2013, 03:05:52 PM
Went to a fundraising dinner on Saturday, then spent Sunday at the zoo. The zoo is like People of Walmart with animals  :lol:

Today I have to run which is definitely NOT FUN.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Eliza on April 29, 2013, 03:22:03 PM


Today I have to run which is definitely NOT FUN.

Run? As in part of an exercising routine? I would agree that it isn't fun at all!

The zoo sound like loads of fun though.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: erin is nice on April 29, 2013, 04:45:53 PM
I'm training for a zombie 5k  :lol:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on April 29, 2013, 05:43:49 PM
I'm training for a zombie 5k  :lol:

I want pics on that one.  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on April 29, 2013, 06:00:12 PM
I'm training for a zombie 5k  :lol:

I've heard this is awesome.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on April 29, 2013, 06:17:46 PM
That sounds way more exciting than the 5K my friend signed me up for.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on April 29, 2013, 06:57:33 PM
I'm training for a zombie 5k  :lol:

People train for 5k runs!?

LOLburn.

Sounds totally awesome, btw.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: erin is nice on April 29, 2013, 08:45:45 PM
I'm training for a zombie 5k  :lol:

I've heard this is awesome.

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Eliza on April 30, 2013, 08:08:34 PM
I'm going to see a movie in 15 minutes. Jurassic Park in 3D. I already know it's going to be fun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on April 30, 2013, 08:54:37 PM
I'm going to see a movie in 15 minutes. Jurassic Park in 3D. I already know it's going to be fun.

Let us know if this scene is even better in 3D.

(http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_RIuWoghMO0g/R1IMj5yNlVI/AAAAAAAAAM4/B2-0-Ux2Csg/s1600-R/death3.jpg)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Hawaii Five-0 on April 30, 2013, 09:05:59 PM
Today I took my wife, her mom and sister to the day spa.  We got the works... Sauna and a one hour massage.  The best part is it only cost 250 peso per head.  That's about six US bucks.  I love the foot massage the best.  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kayla_veronica on April 30, 2013, 09:23:08 PM
Today I took my wife, her mom and sister to the day spa.  We got the works... Sauna and a one hour massage.  The best part is it only cost 250 peso per head.  That's about six US bucks.  I love the foot massage the best.  :)

Wow!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kayla_veronica on April 30, 2013, 09:23:31 PM
Went out to dinner with my mom.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lady D on May 01, 2013, 11:49:47 PM
A bunch of us locals went down to Chase Field Friday night to watch the AZ Diamondbacks play the Colorado Rockies. Many of them were season ticket holders, and they all decided to sit together for a game, and everyone was invited. Our original intent was to go sit in the bleachers, by the bullpen, and cheer the team on. We found out that tickets we were getting were being comped a few days before the game. Great! So before the game, when we were all meeting, the girl (who was organizing the group) opened the envelope to look at the tickets, and her jaw dropped. The CEO of the Diamondbacks put us ALL right behind their dugout, as a thank you for coming out and supporting the team. Someone had texted and "tweeted" to the kid next to me, saying he saw all of us on ESPN (so much for being incognito, these kiddos had their faces all painted "Sedona Red"). Sure enough, as I was replaying the game through MLBTV, the cameras busted me.

The Dbacks ended up losing that game 6-3, but they took 3 out of 4 in the series and are now tied for first in the NL West.
 :beer:

You're in Phoenix?  I'm in Phoenix!  I had friends go to that game.

Yup, and home praying that the Dbacks bullpen doesn't get pounded again for the 9th time this season, and blow their lead against the Giants...again!
:banghead:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lady D on May 02, 2013, 12:36:06 AM
A bunch of us locals went down to Chase Field Friday night to watch the AZ Diamondbacks play the Colorado Rockies. Many of them were season ticket holders, and they all decided to sit together for a game, and everyone was invited. Our original intent was to go sit in the bleachers, by the bullpen, and cheer the team on. We found out that tickets we were getting were being comped a few days before the game. Great! So before the game, when we were all meeting, the girl (who was organizing the group) opened the envelope to look at the tickets, and her jaw dropped. The CEO of the Diamondbacks put us ALL right behind their dugout, as a thank you for coming out and supporting the team. Someone had texted and "tweeted" to the kid next to me, saying he saw all of us on ESPN (so much for being incognito, these kiddos had their faces all painted "Sedona Red"). Sure enough, as I was replaying the game through MLBTV, the cameras busted me.

The Dbacks ended up losing that game 6-3, but they took 3 out of 4 in the series and are now tied for first in the NL West.
 :beer:

You're in Phoenix?  I'm in Phoenix!  I had friends go to that game.

Yup, and home praying that the Dbacks bullpen doesn't get pounded again for the 9th time this season, and blow their lead against the Giants...again!
:banghead:

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! NOT AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!

WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!
:banghead::banghead::banghead: 
:banghead::banghead::banghead:
:banghead::banghead::banghead:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Eliza on May 02, 2013, 06:57:30 PM
I'm going to see a movie in 15 minutes. Jurassic Park in 3D. I already know it's going to be fun.

Let us know if this scene is even better in 3D.

(http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_RIuWoghMO0g/R1IMj5yNlVI/AAAAAAAAAM4/B2-0-Ux2Csg/s1600-R/death3.jpg)

That scene didn't seem too different. The car falling out of the tree was pretty cool, and the velociraptors jumping at the ceiling was enough to make me flinch!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on May 02, 2013, 07:50:53 PM
I found a $10 Starbucks gift card on my desk at work and it's Frappucino weather!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Armor of Light on May 03, 2013, 11:27:26 PM
I found a $10 Starbucks gift card on my desk at work and it's Frappucino weather!

There is a God!

I made some delicious little dinner things in a muffin tin.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on May 05, 2013, 07:25:03 PM
Just went hunting for morels today.  Had some with dinner - delicious.

(http://i41.tinypic.com/50nonn.jpg)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Mithrandylan on May 05, 2013, 08:20:37 PM
Hi Pheo!  It's nice to see you. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on May 05, 2013, 09:54:48 PM
Ha good to see you too Mith.  I'm in the process of moving so internet is spotty at best - but clearly it left enough time for picking mushrooms.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Hawaii Five-0 on May 06, 2013, 12:28:41 AM
Just went hunting for morels today.  Had some with dinner - delicious.

(http://i41.tinypic.com/50nonn.jpg)

That's quite the score you got there.  I'm jealous!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on May 06, 2013, 12:55:10 AM
YES I DID DO SOMETHING FUN.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on May 09, 2013, 05:36:01 PM
I was #21 at the post office and they were serving #97 so I left to run an errand. I got back just as they were calling #11. I feel like I cheated the system.

Then I just used the self-service kiosk anyway.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on May 09, 2013, 05:51:07 PM
YES I DID DO SOMETHING FUN.

What, pray tell?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on May 09, 2013, 06:12:04 PM
Forsooth, he is a man of mystery. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: SweetLambs on May 12, 2013, 05:32:02 PM
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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kayla_veronica on May 12, 2013, 06:58:25 PM
Went out with my mom and in-laws for Mother's Day. Tried a new place....free mimosas with brunch and chocolate fondue fountain. Yum.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on May 13, 2013, 12:00:29 PM
Had a great party with half of the "clan" to celebrate my grandfather's 80th birthday.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on May 13, 2013, 12:11:12 PM
Had a great party with half of the "clan" to celebrate my grandfather's 80th birthday.

I love family parties.  Especially when you come from a big family.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on May 13, 2013, 12:12:52 PM
It was awesome, Archer. It got pretty emotional at the end when everyone had to say something about my grandfather.

When he decided to tell us all a story, as he usually does, he told of when his parents walked six days distance to Mexico City during the Cristero War.

He's the humblest, holiest man I know, and has great humor.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on May 13, 2013, 12:50:05 PM
Forsooth, he is a man of mystery.

True facts.  :lol:

If you REALLY want to know, PM me.  :lol:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on May 13, 2013, 01:34:44 PM
It was awesome, Archer. It got pretty emotional at the end when everyone had to say something about my grandfather.

When he decided to tell us all a story, as he usually does, he told of when his parents walked six days distance to Mexico City during the Cristero War.

He's the humblest, holiest man I know, and has great humor.

He must have some incredible stories for sure. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on May 13, 2013, 01:43:05 PM
Forsooth, he is a man of mystery.

True facts.  :lol:

If you REALLY want to know, PM me.  :lol:

Talk about cranking up the suspense. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Eliza on May 13, 2013, 07:21:34 PM
I had a bonfire with family last night. Complete with hotdogs and s'mores.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: VeraeFidei on May 13, 2013, 07:53:14 PM
I had a bonfire with family last night. Complete with hotdogs and s'mores.
I do like me some s'mores. Yum.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Eliza on May 13, 2013, 08:07:52 PM
I had a bonfire with family last night. Complete with hotdogs and s'mores.
I do like me some s'mores. Yum.

My dad had the idea to put sliced strawberries and bananas in them. It was probably the best s'more I've ever had.

They're also good when you slather the graham cracker with peanut butter, chunky style.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on May 13, 2013, 09:54:57 PM
I had a bonfire with family last night. Complete with hotdogs and s'mores.

S'more of what?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on May 13, 2013, 10:03:36 PM
NOPE. Found this on my bed.

(http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh191/piapiabee/Miscellaneous/5554660e-2d6e-4004-8765-4bc5c1ad938e_zpsd15a839a.jpg)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Eliza on May 13, 2013, 10:04:23 PM
I had a bonfire with family last night. Complete with hotdogs and s'mores.

S'more of what?

S'more food of course.   ;D That of the chocolatey gooey variety.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on May 13, 2013, 10:19:59 PM
Pia - two things.

1)  Why would you post that?????

2)  What is that?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on May 13, 2013, 10:33:50 PM
1)  Why would you post that?????

Ever since I started this thread I've thought that there should be a not-fun thread. But there isn't, just like there isn't any dislike button on Facebook.

2)  What is that?

Some kind of bug that I have never seen before and which I trapped in a plastic bag.

Also we need a head-shaking NOPE smiley. Pleeeease.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on May 13, 2013, 10:53:26 PM
1)  Why would you post that?????

Ever since I started this thread I've thought that there should be a not-fun thread. But there isn't, just like there isn't any dislike button on Facebook.

2)  What is that?

Some kind of bug that I have never seen before and which I trapped in a plastic bag.

Also we need a head-shaking NOPE smiley. Pleeeease.

Why would you trap it?  Why wouldn't you just kill it and vacuum it up? 

Eesh.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on May 13, 2013, 11:04:18 PM

Why would you trap it?  Why wouldn't you just kill it and vacuum it up? 

Eesh.

Wasn't sure it it was a jumper and I had the bag handy. I put it in a catalog and smashed it with a shoe after the photo session.

Plus it's fun to gross other people out.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on May 13, 2013, 11:05:04 PM
NOPE. Found this on my bed.

(http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh191/piapiabee/Miscellaneous/5554660e-2d6e-4004-8765-4bc5c1ad938e_zpsd15a839a.jpg)

I've seen some of them flying around my room, I think they're getting in because we're installing an extractor fan.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on May 13, 2013, 11:05:35 PM

Why would you trap it?  Why wouldn't you just kill it and vacuum it up? 

Eesh.

Wasn't sure it it was a jumper and I had the bag handy. I put it in a catalog and smashed it with a shoe after the photo session.

Plus it's fun to gross other people out.

:(
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pon de Replay on May 14, 2013, 05:05:42 PM
2)  What is that?

Some kind of bug that I have never seen before and which I trapped in a plastic bag.

Looks like a stinkbug (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halyomorpha_halys).

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on May 14, 2013, 06:30:35 PM

I've seen some of them flying around my room

What I saw seemed more like a crawling than a flying insect.

Looks like a stinkbug (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halyomorpha_halys).

I've seen (and smelled, unfortunately) stinkbugs. This was about an inch long. It squished bright green and red, if that's helpful.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gottmitunsalex on May 14, 2013, 07:20:06 PM
Looks like a giant acarid. (it probably isn't one)

Ya know, the type all cats with hair have. (I am allergic to cats, actually the acarids/mites that they carry. Seriously allergic. No joke)

(http://image.shutterstock.com/display_pic_with_logo/326485/326485,1240343338,4/stock-photo-tick-on-a-white-background-28920193.jpg)

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kayla_veronica on May 14, 2013, 09:33:41 PM
Spent the evening with my mom doing some shopping. She bought me a nice bathroom rug (memory foam). I've never had a bathroom rug, so I'm pretty stoked.  ;D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kayla_veronica on May 14, 2013, 09:36:22 PM
Piabe I've come across a few of those in the bedroom of my old apartment. I always thought they were stink bugs so I never squashed them.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: SweetLambs on May 16, 2013, 08:05:44 AM
2)  What is that?

Some kind of bug that I have never seen before and which I trapped in a plastic bag.

Looks like a stinkbug (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halyomorpha_halys).

I think so too.  We have them around.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on May 16, 2013, 02:23:53 PM
This insect was 2-3x bigger than a stinkbug.
Title: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kayla_veronica on May 16, 2013, 02:36:14 PM
This insect was 2-3x bigger than a stinkbug.

Gross!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on May 16, 2013, 03:35:40 PM
This insect was 2-3x bigger than a stinkbug.

Stinkbug on steroids?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: OCLittleFlower on May 17, 2013, 05:30:23 AM
I watched my dog kill a spider.  Nice big one, too.   :tongue:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: VeraeFidei on May 17, 2013, 12:56:55 PM
I bought a bicycle for my wife, and a child seat for the little one. We are going to bike to a delicious fish restaurant today for lunch, as it is her birthday.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on May 21, 2013, 12:38:35 AM
I bought a bicycle for my wife, and a child seat for the little one. We are going to bike to a delicious fish restaurant today for lunch, as it is her birthday.

Ahhh.  How sweet!  Hope you have a good time.  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: VeraeFidei on May 21, 2013, 10:45:02 PM
I bought a bicycle for my wife, and a child seat for the little one. We are going to bike to a delicious fish restaurant today for lunch, as it is her birthday.

Ahhh.  How sweet!  Hope you have a good time.  :)
We did, thank you!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on May 22, 2013, 12:52:11 PM
Well I guess I've done a few things...apparently I'm much more productive without the internet haha.  I spent a day wandering around Point Pelee National Park with my bro - well over 250 species of songbirds migrate through the park each May, and they take a pitstop there at the southernmost tip of Canada.  We were able to pick out 50+, and we're definitely not experts.

Got some more morels, but also grabbed a pile of wild leeks too.  They taste great, kind of a mix between garlic and onions.  I was a bit too late for fiddleheads though.
(http://i43.tinypic.com/21afksx.jpg)

Last Friday I finally graduated!  It was pretty neat to be announced as "Dr" as I crossed the stage.

And now I'm just getting ready to head out West for a Mumford & Sons concert - to be followed-up by a drive through the Rocky Mountains.  Those should be a fun few days.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on May 22, 2013, 01:30:32 PM
Congratulations, Doctor! Nice work.

For fun, I wrote out a running plan for this summer and then go on a 5K run by September. I start on Saturday.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on May 22, 2013, 01:41:01 PM
Well I guess I've done a few things...apparently I'm much more productive without the internet haha.  I spent a day wandering around Point Pelee National Park with my bro - well over 250 species of songbirds migrate through the park each May, and they take a pitstop there at the southernmost tip of Canada.  We were able to pick out 50+, and we're definitely not experts.

Got some more morels, but also grabbed a pile of wild leeks too.  They taste great, kind of a mix between garlic and onions.  I was a bit too late for fiddleheads though.
(http://i43.tinypic.com/21afksx.jpg)

Last Friday I finally graduated!  It was pretty neat to be announced as "Dr" as I crossed the stage.
And now I'm just getting ready to head out West for a Mumford & Sons concert - to be followed-up by a drive through the Rocky Mountains.  Those should be a fun few days.

Congrats, Dr Pheo!!!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: erin is nice on May 22, 2013, 02:01:52 PM
Congratulations, Doctor! Nice work.

For fun, I wrote out a running plan for this summer and then go on a 5K run by September. I start on Saturday.

Use Couch to 5K, it's so easy!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: stmykearchangel on May 22, 2013, 05:36:27 PM
Going camping with our pups, as I have a 4 day weekend! ;D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on May 22, 2013, 06:18:31 PM
Congratulations, Doctor! Nice work.

For fun, I wrote out a running plan for this summer and then go on a 5K run by September. I start on Saturday.

Use Couch to 5K, it's so easy!

Now they tell me!

Thanks, Erin, I'll look into it.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Hawaii Five-0 on May 23, 2013, 06:03:10 AM
We just got home from a three day diving trip to Puerto Gallera, on Mindoro Island, with my buddy Mark and his family.  It was a blast.  Between our two families we have a total of six kids, four who are between one and three years old.  The wives and kids spent the day at the beach or pool while Mark and I did some wreck diving.   

The sea life here in the Philippines is unbelievable.  I'm thinking about buying a good underwater camera since most of the diving areas here which have easy to access boat diving won't let you spearfish.  I'll just have to shoot 'em with a camera, not a spear gun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: erin is nice on May 23, 2013, 07:38:59 AM
Congratulations, Doctor! Nice work.

For fun, I wrote out a running plan for this summer and then go on a 5K run by September. I start on Saturday.

Use Couch to 5K, it's so easy!

Now they tell me!

Thanks, Erin, I'll look into it.

If you have a phone, there's a free app.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Older Salt on May 23, 2013, 07:44:52 AM
I smoked a good cigar and shot a tight group of 5 with my Luger Parabellum.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on May 23, 2013, 04:41:24 PM
Drinking a Sprecher Abbey Tripel Belgian Style Ale.

It is good.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on May 23, 2013, 06:14:29 PM
Congratulations, Doctor! Nice work.

For fun, I wrote out a running plan for this summer and then go on a 5K run by September. I start on Saturday.

Use Couch to 5K, it's so easy!

Now they tell me!

Thanks, Erin, I'll look into it.

If you have a phone, there's a free app.

Done and done. Thanks again.

So much for the running plan I wrote out...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: GeorgeT on May 27, 2013, 03:43:07 AM
Went to my godson's confirmation. 8 hour car drive down with a 6 and 5 year old. My 6 year old had me tell her the story of salvation from Adam to Christ. Visited friends on the way who I haven't spoken to in years but it was like I just talked to them yesterday. Saw my family who I missed. Drank beer in beautiful heat and humidity which I miss. Then another 8 hour car drive with a Chipotle break.

The great thing about a healthy, established trad parish is how everyone gets together afterwards. It's like a fortaste of heaven. I miss that.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: BierKaiser on May 27, 2013, 11:47:26 AM
Bought a case of Sam Adams beers of summer last week, that was fun.  Its gone now, not so fun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on May 27, 2013, 12:01:46 PM
Went to a couple of graduation parties. Big fun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on May 27, 2013, 12:03:21 PM
Went to the shooting range.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on May 27, 2013, 12:50:50 PM
Bought a like-new copy of Stephen King's short story collection Night Shift for $3.18. (I found that fun.)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on May 27, 2013, 12:58:05 PM
Went to the shooting range.

What 'dya shoot?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on May 27, 2013, 01:31:57 PM
Bought some Wisconsin beers to share with my Kentuckian friends. :D

#wisconsinhospitality.  Haha

Sent from my HTC Sensation using Tapatalk 2

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on May 27, 2013, 01:34:09 PM
Spent the afternoon (yesterday) with my niece and nephew.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on May 27, 2013, 05:32:39 PM
Went to the shooting range.

What 'dya shoot?

Semi-auto M16A1 and some old hunting rifle.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on May 27, 2013, 09:18:56 PM
Sounds like a hoot!

I made it through a seven hour drive in a friend's car without puking!  Yay me!  (I was ill early this morning).
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on May 27, 2013, 10:38:38 PM
Went to the shooting range.

What 'dya shoot?

Semi-auto M16A1 and some old hunting rifle.

Isnt that an AR15?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on May 27, 2013, 10:40:23 PM
Went to the shooting range.

What 'dya shoot?

Semi-auto M16A1 and some old hunting rifle.

Isnt that an AR15?

Yes.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on May 29, 2013, 11:53:34 PM
About to watch Mad Men. Great show...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on May 30, 2013, 12:49:33 AM
Went to a free concert at the riverside.

Good times, good people, OK music.  :lol:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on May 30, 2013, 02:02:17 AM
Redeemed my $100 voucher from a canceled flight on a new flight.

Also, the A's beat the Giants for the third game in a row.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gottmitunsalex on May 30, 2013, 02:34:09 AM
Went to the shooting range.

What 'dya shoot?

Semi-auto M16A1 and some old hunting rifle.
:thumbsup:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LaramieHirsch on May 30, 2013, 06:03:32 AM
I've managed to trace my family back 9 generations in the last three months.  Hoping to make a family tree poster that's da bomb.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: erin is nice on May 30, 2013, 08:44:16 AM
I have to go chaperone a bunch of 5th graders at their last day of school fest..... I don't know yet if this will be fun  :lol:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: erin is nice on May 30, 2013, 04:15:08 PM
Turns out, not fun
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Jacafamala on May 30, 2013, 04:41:09 PM
My sister and I went and got pedicures and drank iced coffee from Dunkin' Donuts. That was fun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on May 30, 2013, 05:20:24 PM
Turns out, not fun

:lol:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on June 23, 2013, 05:10:09 AM
1. Cleaned my apartment from top to bottom.
2. Had a party.
3. Only invited girls so apartment is still mostly clean!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: erin is nice on June 23, 2013, 09:39:24 AM
An all-girl party does not sound fun  :lol:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Hat And Beard on June 23, 2013, 11:53:49 AM
We threw a huge party last night. 50 people showed up to our little house and hung out in the yard. Now the really fun part- cleaning up after all the drunk people! :D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on June 23, 2013, 07:13:56 PM
An all-girl party does not sound fun  :lol:

My last party ended up being about a dozen guys and three girls (including me and one who left early) so this was a nice change. And nothing broke!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Older Salt on June 24, 2013, 09:58:03 AM
My wife and I had great workouts on our Nautilus Superpullover and 4 way neck machines.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: OCLittleFlower on June 24, 2013, 07:46:49 PM
Our church had a fun potluck yesterday!  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on June 24, 2013, 07:53:12 PM
Organized a pontoon rental day last week, went out on Saturday.

Got sunburned like mad, but had a blast with some friends.  Good times for sure.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: OCLittleFlower on June 24, 2013, 08:32:10 PM
Organized a pontoon rental day last week, went out on Saturday.

Got sunburned like mad, but had a blast with some friends.  Good times for sure.

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on June 24, 2013, 08:33:44 PM
Organized a pontoon rental day last week, went out on Saturday.

Got sunburned like mad, but had a blast with some friends.  Good times for sure.


Exactly.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on June 24, 2013, 09:57:16 PM
Rode to KC to a bike show and then toured the art district.  Made a fun 8 hour ride.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Eliza on June 24, 2013, 10:08:56 PM
I played cards with my grandma this evening. There is no one more fun to play cards with than her.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: sprungli on June 26, 2013, 01:22:02 AM
I visited my city's Catholic Cathedral, and bumped into a friend while I was there.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on June 26, 2013, 01:30:42 AM
I visited my city's Catholic Cathedral, and bumped into a friend while I was there.

Are you and your friend ok?

:lol:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: sprungli on June 26, 2013, 01:44:23 AM
I visited my city's Catholic Cathedral, and bumped into a friend while I was there.

Are you and your friend ok?

:lol:

You're hilarious, Kaeskopf (sircasm).  :laugh: :P
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on June 26, 2013, 01:11:12 PM
I played fetch with my sister's house mate's dog while drinking my morning coffee in Wisconsin.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Der Polka-König on June 26, 2013, 02:32:03 PM
in Wisconsin.

Yes, being in Wisconsin is always fun!  ;D
Title: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on June 26, 2013, 04:55:38 PM
I've heard there's lots of cheese there.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: OCLittleFlower on June 26, 2013, 05:10:45 PM
I played fetch with my sister's house mate's dog while drinking my morning coffee in Wisconsin.

For a second I thought you watched your friend's dog drink your coffee.

Reading with a splitting headache -- not good.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on June 26, 2013, 06:04:05 PM
Haha. I've known dogs who liked beer but never one who liked coffee. That also reminds me of the misplaced modified example in my middle school grammar book: The girl sat at the piano singing with auburn hair.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on June 26, 2013, 06:06:40 PM
in Wisconsin.

Yes, being in Wisconsin is always fun!  ;D

Yes.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: OCLittleFlower on June 26, 2013, 06:34:58 PM
Haha. I've known dogs who liked beer but never one who liked coffee. That also reminds me of the misplaced modified example in my middle school grammar book: The girl sat at the piano singing with auburn hair.

Ours doesn't like beer -- he likes licking the condensation off my husband's beer bottle.  Strange creature.

And now I have my -- rather odd -- mind wonder if the song she is singing is called "With Auburn Hair" or if she is a musically gifted Medusa. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on June 26, 2013, 07:43:17 PM
 :cheesehead: :cheeseheadbeer: :cheesehead: :cheeseheadbeer:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Der Polka-König on June 26, 2013, 08:49:56 PM
:cheesehead: :cheeseheadbeer: :cheesehead: :cheeseheadbeer:

Looks like fun to me! 


(That is, unless it's an Archbishop while preaching at Mass....)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on June 26, 2013, 11:28:21 PM
:cheesehead: :cheeseheadbeer: :cheesehead: :cheeseheadbeer:

A couple of my favorite foods.
Title: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: sprungli on June 27, 2013, 04:34:37 AM
I used some high lighters that smelled! The purple one smelled like grape, the yellow one, banana ect...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on June 27, 2013, 12:15:13 PM
And now I have my -- rather odd -- mind wonder if the song she is singing is called "With Auburn Hair" or if she is a musically gifted Medusa.

 :rofl: P.S. to the mods: can we get the ROFL that is just rolly and not so hysterical-looking?

Had dinner at Lambeau last night. Today we are going to a dairy farm.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on June 27, 2013, 12:55:08 PM
Had dinner at Lambeau last night. Today we are going to a dairy farm.

Lambeau Field is the greatest place on earth. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on June 27, 2013, 07:18:27 PM
Had dinner at Lambeau last night. Today we are going to a dairy farm.

Lambeau Field is the greatest place on earth.

This.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on June 28, 2013, 01:25:32 PM
Had dinner at Lambeau last night. Today we are going to a dairy farm.

Lambeau Field is the greatest place on earth.

This.

No.  Not this. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on June 28, 2013, 01:28:09 PM
This. 

(http://a.espncdn.com/photo/2012/1111/bos_e_gillette_576.jpg)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on June 28, 2013, 01:29:02 PM
This. 

(http://www.baseballpilgrimages.com/american/fenwaypark.jpg)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on June 28, 2013, 02:41:56 PM
I hope to visit Fenway one day.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on June 28, 2013, 05:07:42 PM
Clearly none of you have been to Rome.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on June 28, 2013, 05:31:52 PM
Clearly none of you have been to Rome.

I've been to Rome.

I'll take Green Bay any day.
Title: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on June 28, 2013, 05:34:40 PM

Clearly none of you have been to Rome.

The Green Monster makes the Coliseum look small and pathetic.   
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on June 28, 2013, 05:45:35 PM
Clearly none of you have been to Rome.

I've been to Rome.

I'll take Green Bay any day.

Lambeau was built around the time Rome took a nose dive.  That's why I feel confident calling it the greatest place on earth.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on June 28, 2013, 10:17:18 PM
Clearly none of you have been to Rome.

I've been to Rome.

I'll take Green Bay any day.

Lambeau was built around the time Rome took a nose dive.  That's why I feel confident calling it the greatest place on earth.

(http://www.destination360.com/north-america/us/north-dakota/images/s/badlands.jpg)

North Dakota Badlands aren't bad, either 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on July 06, 2013, 02:20:18 AM
Watched the bats fly out from under the Congress Street Bridge and then went to 80s night at a bar.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Older Salt on July 06, 2013, 10:16:23 AM
Prayed the Rosary.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Habitual_Ritual on July 06, 2013, 10:30:07 AM
I recently cleaned the liter-box, pried a dead frog of the driveway and cleaned up a two foot radial area of dispersed tuna from around the cat's dish.

And yesterday I found a raccoon skull in the woods.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Older Salt on July 06, 2013, 10:32:16 AM
I recently cleaned the liter-box, pried a dead frog of the driveway and cleaned up a two foot radial area of dispersed tuna from around the cat's dish.

And yesterday I found a raccoon skull in the woods.
Nice.

HA HA!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on July 06, 2013, 10:50:29 AM
My niece is 5 today and I am going to her birthday party.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Habitual_Ritual on July 06, 2013, 10:51:04 AM
My niece is 5 today and I am going to her birthday party.

 I love yr 5 birthday parties!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on July 06, 2013, 10:28:18 PM
My niece is 5 today and I am going to her birthday party.

 I love yr 5 birthday parties!

It was fun.  Pretty low key.  They live on a lake so am a lovely shade of pink at the moment.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lyubov on July 06, 2013, 10:38:28 PM
My niece is 5 today and I am going to her birthday party.

 I love yr 5 birthday parties!

Much better than those pesky 6 yr old birthday parties.
Title: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: sprungli on July 08, 2013, 10:30:11 AM
I went to an art gallery and looked at some impressionist paintings. And I also went dress shopping.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on July 08, 2013, 11:11:44 AM
Last weekend we rode to Nebraska to a fly-in.  Ended up getting late so we stayed the night in a nice little cozy hotel and riding the rest of the way home the next day.  It was a really good time.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 08, 2013, 12:52:28 PM
Had a nice meal and conversation with a family from church. Had a delish white russian for dessert.  ;D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on July 08, 2013, 01:08:58 PM
Had a nice meal and conversation with a family from church. Had a delish white russian for dessert.  ;D

(http://www.drinkinginamerica.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/TheDude_WhiteRussian.jpg)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 08, 2013, 11:28:58 PM
Had a nice meal and conversation with a family from church. Had a delish white russian for dessert.  ;D

(http://www.drinkinginamerica.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/TheDude_WhiteRussian.jpg)

I dont have that moxie.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on July 08, 2013, 11:49:16 PM
I don't know about that.  It's just a different kind.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Jacafamala on July 10, 2013, 09:14:42 AM
I went out to dinner last night with hubs. It was a garlic themed restaurant. I had Fra Diablo. He had filet mignon. We shared a garlic ice cream desert. Had to try it. It was very different, not exactly bad, but I wouldn't do it again.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 10, 2013, 12:02:17 PM
I went out to dinner last night with hubs. It was a garlic themed restaurant. I had Fra Diablo. He had filet mignon. We shared a garlic ice cream desert. Had to try it. It was very different, not exactly bad, but I wouldn't do it again.

You must live in a big city.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Hawaii Five-0 on July 10, 2013, 06:21:33 PM
I went out to dinner last night with hubs. It was a garlic themed restaurant. I had Fra Diablo. He had filet mignon. We shared a garlic ice cream desert. Had to try it. It was very different, not exactly bad, but I wouldn't do it again.

You must live in a big city.

Or maybe Gilroy, CA.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Jacafamala on July 10, 2013, 09:51:31 PM
I went out to dinner last night with hubs. It was a garlic themed restaurant. I had Fra Diablo. He had filet mignon. We shared a garlic ice cream desert. Had to try it. It was very different, not exactly bad, but I wouldn't do it again.

You must live in a big city.


Jersey is heavily populated, so there's just lots of lots.... What do they serve by you, Heinsey--food-wise?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Jacafamala on July 10, 2013, 09:53:16 PM
I went out to dinner last night with hubs. It was a garlic themed restaurant. I had Fra Diablo. He had filet mignon. We shared a garlic ice cream desert. Had to try it. It was very different, not exactly bad, but I wouldn't do it again.

You must live in a big city.

Or maybe Gilroy, CA.

I've never been there, but I've been to the vortex at the red rocks. That would be the closest so far.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 10, 2013, 10:21:56 PM
I went out to dinner last night with hubs. It was a garlic themed restaurant. I had Fra Diablo. He had filet mignon. We shared a garlic ice cream desert. Had to try it. It was very different, not exactly bad, but I wouldn't do it again.

You must live in a big city.


Jersey is heavily populated, so there's just lots of lots.... What do they serve by you, Heinsey--food-wise?

I live in a metro area of just about 500,000. There are the usual suspects: TGI Fridays, Applebees, etc. and some fine locally owned Southwest cuisine options. To my delight there are at least four German restaurants and the only 5 Star restaurant in CO is in Colorado Springs, just a few miles from me, no doubt. When Ggregg takes his family there in 2015 on the Colorado leg of his trip, maybe he can splurge for Mrs. Heinrich and me, too.

The Edelweiss is my favorite restaurant in town:

http://www.edelweissrest.com/about.html

Five Star elegance:

http://www.broadmoor.com/penrose-room/
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Jacafamala on July 10, 2013, 10:32:50 PM
Both look really fun. I can see why The Edelweiss is your local favorite.  It's very charming.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on July 11, 2013, 02:03:50 AM
Ggreg, are you still planning on doing your American tour? 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: erin is nice on July 11, 2013, 11:05:43 AM
Ggreg, are you still planning on doing your American tour?

Is this for real?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 11, 2013, 12:21:52 PM
Ggreg, are you still planning on doing your American tour?

Is this for real?

He mentioned something to this last year on FE.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on July 14, 2013, 11:01:37 PM
Went with Hubby's family to a water park.  Got a 200 mile ride in on the way!  Woo hoo!!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: The Harlequin King on July 18, 2013, 04:40:01 PM
Ggreg, are you still planning on doing your American tour?

Is this for real?

He mentioned something to this last year on FE.

I already met Greg, but perhaps he was talking about a family vacation.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 18, 2013, 10:29:12 PM
Ggreg, are you still planning on doing your American tour?

Is this for real?

He mentioned something to this last year on FE.

I already met Greg, but perhaps he was talking about a family vacation.

That's cool.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: sprungli on July 21, 2013, 08:46:47 AM
I went out with friends this past weekend for my birthday.
We played a game of trivial pursuit, was really fun.

This past week I also watched toy story at work, and went shopping & brought some nice dresses.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Greg on July 23, 2013, 06:48:43 AM
Ggreg, are you still planning on doing your American tour?

Yes, summer of 2017. Will hire RV and do CA, NV, AZ and see the total eclipse in the Northwest.  4 adults and 6 children.  Might need two RVs.

Saving up now.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Othmar on July 23, 2013, 09:27:19 AM
Nope, nothing fun at all.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: erin is nice on July 23, 2013, 10:08:47 AM
California, Nevada, and Arizona is hardly an 'American tour'  :lol:
I wouldn't wish summer in Arizona/Nevada on anyone, not even OCLF.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on July 23, 2013, 01:08:17 PM
I wouldn't wish summer in Arizona/Nevada on anyone

I was in Arizona for a week last August. It was glorious. And we generally vacation on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe when we go.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 23, 2013, 01:09:49 PM
Ggreg, are you still planning on doing your American tour?

Yes, summer of 2017. Will hire RV and do CA, NV, AZ and see the total eclipse in the Northwest.  4 adults and 6 children.  Might need two RVs.

Saving up now.

Seriously, no Colorado, Wyoming or Montana?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on July 23, 2013, 01:51:19 PM
Ggreg, are you still planning on doing your American tour?

Yes, summer of 2017. Will hire RV and do CA, NV, AZ and see the total eclipse in the Northwest.  4 adults and 6 children.  Might need two RVs.

Saving up now.

If James et al predictions are right, you could be in the states for the chastisement.  Kind of ironic for a Brit, no?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on July 23, 2013, 01:53:18 PM
Ggreg, are you still planning on doing your American tour?

Yes, summer of 2017. Will hire RV and do CA, NV, AZ and see the total eclipse in the Northwest.  4 adults and 6 children.  Might need two RVs.

Saving up now.

Seriously, no Colorado, Wyoming or Montana?

An American tour would not be complete without a stop in New England.  If you time it right you could hit it in the fall and see the foliage. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 23, 2013, 02:10:06 PM
Ggreg, are you still planning on doing your American tour?

Yes, summer of 2017. Will hire RV and do CA, NV, AZ and see the total eclipse in the Northwest.  4 adults and 6 children.  Might need two RVs.

Saving up now.

If James et al predictions are right, you could be in the states for the chastisement.  Kind of ironic for a Brit, no?

October 2017
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Ancilla Domini on July 23, 2013, 09:23:27 PM
I'm planning a trip to Portugal. :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 23, 2013, 09:41:49 PM
I'm planning a trip to Portugal. :)

Fatima?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Ancilla Domini on July 24, 2013, 12:19:56 PM
I'm planning a trip to Portugal. :)

Fatima?

So far that's not on the itinerary.  :lol:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on July 24, 2013, 04:16:11 PM
We had a fun family party this past weekend. We even prayed the Rosary together.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 24, 2013, 05:43:54 PM
I'm planning a trip to Portugal. :)

Fatima?

So far that's not on the itinerary.  :lol:

Oh, could it be . . .     ? Hmmmmmm
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on July 24, 2013, 06:18:01 PM
Oh, could it be . . .     ? Hmmmmmm

Yes, quite.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: The Harlequin King on July 24, 2013, 06:24:01 PM
Vetus?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Ancilla Domini on July 24, 2013, 06:28:03 PM
Vetus is definitely on the itinerary.  :lol:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on July 25, 2013, 12:10:06 AM
how is he?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: The Harlequin King on July 25, 2013, 02:13:03 AM
Vetus is definitely on the itinerary.  :lol:

More like he IS the itinerary, amirite?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 25, 2013, 01:01:42 PM
Is he still working on that island?
Title: Re: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on July 25, 2013, 01:03:55 PM
Vetus is definitely on the itinerary.  :lol:

More like he IS the itinerary, amirite?

This.  Lololol

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Ancilla Domini on July 25, 2013, 03:40:33 PM
how is he?

He's just fine.  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Ancilla Domini on July 25, 2013, 03:41:15 PM
Vetus is definitely on the itinerary.  :lol:

More like he IS the itinerary, amirite?

Portugal has many attractions, HK...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Ancilla Domini on July 25, 2013, 03:44:38 PM
So much interest in Vetus... It's a shame he isn't here to answer for himself. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on July 25, 2013, 04:00:01 PM
So much interest in Vetus... It's a shame he isn't here to answer for himself.

It is.
Title: Re: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: erin is nice on July 25, 2013, 04:21:50 PM
Vetus is definitely on the itinerary.  :lol:

More like he IS the itinerary, amirite?

This.  Lololol

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Hehehehehe. Ancilla and Vetus sitting in a tree....
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on July 25, 2013, 05:31:08 PM
It's very obvious. Haha.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 01, 2013, 03:24:04 AM
Went to my friend's friend's book release party, which was actually a poetry slam.
Title: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: sprungli on August 01, 2013, 10:30:05 AM
I went to see a waterfall place.
I went to a look out and saw my city.

I watched garden state too.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on August 01, 2013, 04:48:33 PM
I've been reading assigned chapters from my Contracts and Real Estate text books and have actually found them to be...engrossing. Meanwhile, the first DLC for Bioshock Infinite has been released and I haven't still haven't played it yet.  ???
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 01, 2013, 07:13:52 PM
Getting my real estate license was one of the most boring things I have done in my life. I learned almost nothing new and nothing applicable to my job.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on August 02, 2013, 12:07:34 AM
My old high school table had a partial reunion. We ate, drank, and enjoyed a merry evening.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Jacafamala on August 02, 2013, 01:14:57 AM
Went to Pikes Place Market and the Seattle Aquarium today. It was a lot of fun, but so many, many homeless there on the street. Way more than I've ever seen in any USA city anywhere EVER.  :(  Hubs says it's very common here.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on August 10, 2013, 01:25:54 AM
I went to the East Coast and DC to sightsee and visit a friend and attend a wedding.

It was awesome.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on August 10, 2013, 03:17:18 PM
Had imported cigars with a friend.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on August 10, 2013, 10:10:07 PM
I've spent the past two weekends packing.  Oh, wait.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on August 10, 2013, 10:23:25 PM
I've spent the past two weekends packing.  Oh, wait.

Green Bay packing or just packing?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on August 10, 2013, 11:54:13 PM
I've spent the past two weekends packing.  Oh, wait.

Green Bay packing or just packing?

I did watch the preseason game yesterday but otherwise just the crappy kind.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on August 11, 2013, 08:45:52 PM
Packing up is no fun.  But if you take the opportunity to de-junkify your life you'll be satisfied at the end of the day. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: totiusque on August 11, 2013, 11:03:24 PM
Weird Al concert with my boys a few weeks ago
Iowa State Fair this coming week along with a few nights at a condo on a lake
Black Hills vacation next month
Six Nebraska Cornhusker home games
Brian Regan concert in November
Hanging out with the wifey and kids (best of the bunch, of course)

That's about it for the remainder of 2013 for me.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on August 11, 2013, 11:49:19 PM
Packing up is no fun.  But if you take the opportunity to de-junkify your life you'll be satisfied at the end of the day.

This.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 12, 2013, 03:53:58 AM
Countdown to Sedona: 4 days. Why doesn't Google know that Sedona is a word?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: erin is nice on August 12, 2013, 08:49:29 AM
I haven't done anything fun in at least a month  :(
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on August 13, 2013, 04:38:39 AM
We rode the bike to Sturgis, South Dakota by way of Nebraska and Iowa.  We came back through Wyoming and Colorado.    Right around 2,000 miles all together and 8 days on the road.  Got to see some family in Wyoming that we hadn't seen in years, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, and Devil's Tower.  It was a blast!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 13, 2013, 06:28:24 PM
Countdown to Sedona: 2.5 days.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Jacafamala on August 13, 2013, 11:52:11 PM
Countdown to Sedona: 2.5 days.

Great fun!!!


We went on a whale watch and saw some Orcas and seals and an eagle. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 15, 2013, 03:56:21 PM
COUNTDOWN TO SEDONA: 1 DAY.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on August 15, 2013, 05:00:44 PM
Going to New York City on 9/19. Never been there before.
Title: Re: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on August 15, 2013, 05:52:34 PM
COUNTDOWN TO SEDONA: 1 DAY.

What's happening in Sedona/why is there a countdown?

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 15, 2013, 09:12:20 PM
I'm going there for a week.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lyubov on August 15, 2013, 09:47:11 PM
Going to New York City on 9/19. Never been there before.

COUNTDOWN TO SEDONA: 1 DAY.

Hope you both have fun!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on August 16, 2013, 01:21:30 PM
Thanks Lyubov!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Roland Deschain on August 16, 2013, 03:06:52 PM
Going to New York City on 9/19. Never been there before.

What part of the city? I envy you. I'm from the area and miss it.

I was disappointed to hear that Ray's on 6th avenue and 12th street closed or I would have suggested going there. Best pizza I ever had.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on August 16, 2013, 07:28:37 PM
Going to New York City on 9/19. Never been there before.

Isnt that talk like a pirate day?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Roland Deschain on August 16, 2013, 11:49:04 PM
Going to New York City on 9/19. Never been there before.

Isnt that talk like a pirate day?

If it is I am honored that my B-Day falls on such a day  ;D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Armor of Light on August 16, 2013, 11:55:53 PM
I got to watch from the window, as my sons mowed the lawn. First time I have had someone help me with the lawn!!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Ancilla Domini on August 17, 2013, 01:55:33 AM
I just got back from the best end-of-summer pool party ever!  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on August 17, 2013, 03:54:53 AM
I just got back from the best end-of-summer pool party ever!  :)

Hey, I thought you were in Portugal?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on August 17, 2013, 08:56:28 AM
I just got back from the best end-of-summer pool party ever!  :)

Did you do a keg stand?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Ancilla Domini on August 17, 2013, 06:57:44 PM
Hey, I thought you were in Portugal?

That's a future trip. I just got back from visiting family.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Ancilla Domini on August 17, 2013, 07:00:23 PM
I just got back from the best end-of-summer pool party ever!  :)

Did you do a keg stand?

What? And let my swim dress fly up, revealing my pantalettes? Heinrich! You must be joking!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on August 17, 2013, 07:44:23 PM
Just watched Fast and Furious 4, 5, and 6 in as many days. 

No regrets.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on August 17, 2013, 09:42:29 PM
Just watched Fast and Furious 4, 5, and 6 in as many days. 

No regrets.

Wow. And the Kentucky wildreness beckons.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on August 17, 2013, 09:49:14 PM
Just watched Fast and Furious 4, 5, and 6 in as many days. 

No regrets.

 :doh: Just stop. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on August 17, 2013, 09:56:09 PM
Just watched Fast and Furious 4, 5, and 6 in as many days. 

No regrets.

 :doh: Just stop.

I do what I want.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on August 17, 2013, 09:58:04 PM
You need a life coach bro. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on August 17, 2013, 10:34:31 PM
Going to New York City on 9/19. Never been there before.

What part of the city? I envy you. I'm from the area and miss it.

I was disappointed to hear that Ray's on 6th avenue and 12th street closed or I would have suggested going there. Best pizza I ever had.

Washington Heights. I'm helping my brother move there.

Thanks for the suggestion, even if it is no longer applicable.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on August 17, 2013, 10:36:20 PM
Going to New York City on 9/19. Never been there before.

Isnt that talk like a pirate day?

Don't know. That's sounds like a stupid thing to do on a particular day, though.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 19, 2013, 12:29:34 AM
Went to the Grand Canyon.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on August 19, 2013, 01:53:51 AM
Went to the Grand Canyon.

Did you have a grand time?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 22, 2013, 09:54:29 PM
Sat out on the deck and watched the thunderstorm move in over the red rocks.

Went to the Grand Canyon.

Did you have a grand time?

Yes. It looked about the same as last year. Same overcast windy rainy weather. I almost skipped this tripped because we went again on Tuesday after my mom and sister flew in. Hot and sunny that day. If anyone is planning a trip, I highly recommend Lipan Point. It was the last place we stopped and probably the best.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on August 23, 2013, 11:14:26 PM
We watched a similar storm in Wyoming on the bike.  (Saw your pic on fb)  I love storms like that.  You could smell the freshness from miles away. We really missed them when we lived in CA.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on August 24, 2013, 02:51:22 AM
I've had dinner at relatives almost every day the past week. Celebrated my grandma's 76th birthday as well.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on August 24, 2013, 04:17:05 PM
Saw the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 last night!

Go Brew Crew!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on August 24, 2013, 09:28:13 PM
Saw the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 last night!

Go Brew Crew!

If I was a Reds fan, I'd tell you never to darken our town with your presence again. But I'm not a Reds fan, so you're welcome back any time.  :D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on August 25, 2013, 12:42:46 AM
Saw the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 last night!

Go Brew Crew!

Were you at Miller? I want to visit someday. Enjoy the brews and the brauts, but not the Brews.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on August 25, 2013, 03:00:12 AM
Saw the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 last night!

Go Brew Crew!

Were you at Miller? I want to visit someday. Enjoy the brews and the brauts, but not the Brews.

No, we were at the Great American Ballpark. 

I haven't been to a game at Miller Park in probably over a decade, so back when you were in diapers.  :P 

If you moved out to the Midwest like we keep saying, we could make this happen.  Alas.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on August 25, 2013, 09:41:39 AM
I read in the paper this morning that the Reds beat the Brewers in Cincinnati.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Basilios on August 27, 2013, 01:01:38 PM
Just got my pre-order of FF XIV ARR. Downloading the launcher as I type and about to plaaaay. Hoping my char has got tons of resting points from the beta phase.

U guiz jelly?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Othmar on August 27, 2013, 01:02:56 PM
Just got my pre-order of FF XIV ARR. Downloading the launcher as I type and about to plaaaay. Hoping my char has got tons of resting points from the beta phase.

U guiz jelly?
Wake me up when V and VI finally get the PSP-style treatment.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Basilios on August 27, 2013, 01:10:00 PM
Just got my pre-order of FF XIV ARR. Downloading the launcher as I type and about to plaaaay. Hoping my char has got tons of resting points from the beta phase.

U guiz jelly?
Wake me up when V and VI finally get the PSP-style treatment.

LOL PSP.

Sorry, I only play adult consoles brah
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: The Harlequin King on August 27, 2013, 01:25:44 PM
Just got my pre-order of FF XIV ARR. Downloading the launcher as I type and about to plaaaay. Hoping my char has got tons of resting points from the beta phase.

U guiz jelly?
Wake me up when V and VI finally get the PSP-style treatment.

I'll settle with the Final Fantasy VII remake.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Othmar on August 27, 2013, 03:09:57 PM
LOL PSP.

Sorry, I only play adult consoles brah
Wake me up when V and VI finally get the PSP-style treatment.
No need for all these new-fangled pseudo-fantasies.
I'll settle with the Final Fantasy VII remake.
Some guys at Romhacking.net are remaking the rather buggy FFVII game. It's looking very good so far: http://www.romhacking.net/forum/index.php/topic,12466.0.html
(http://img713.imageshack.us/img713/4645/finalfantasyviines05142.png)
(http://imageshack.us/a/img834/2500/openingareaafter.png)

On a more serious note, have you tried the mods for the PC version?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: The Harlequin King on August 27, 2013, 03:28:30 PM
On a more serious note, have you tried the mods for the PC version?

Yeah. It was the PC version that I played way back when it first came out. Still have it.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Basilios on August 27, 2013, 04:02:05 PM
Just spent a good 2.5 hours playing. During the beta phase I left my char in the resting zones so I have tons of EXP bonus (50% on all EXP) so in that time I've leveled from 11-14. Pretty quick because I spent a bit of time looking for a stupid Anole that was meant to be in a certain area but was a bit more east which annoyed the hell out of me when I found out.

Anyway, whats say you all buy the game so I can make us a Traddy guild?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on September 01, 2013, 01:57:31 AM
I keep hearing the California Victory Cannon from my apartment. Go Bears!

Quote
The California Victory Cannon was presented to the Rally Committee in time for the 1963 Big Game by the class of 1964. It is shot off at the beginning of each game, after each score, and after each Cal victory. Only once, against UOP on September 7, 1991, did the Bears score too many times for the cannon, racking up 12 touchdowns (no field goals) on the lowly Tigers.

http://csua.berkeley.edu/~yoda/cal/traditions.html
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on September 01, 2013, 06:48:25 PM
Wine tasting all day.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Jacafamala on September 02, 2013, 10:07:01 PM
Wine tasting all day.
Fabulous! Where?!?!?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on September 03, 2013, 11:57:11 PM
I'm now an assistant soccer coach. I mostly work with goalkeepers. Good workout.
Title: Re: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on September 03, 2013, 11:58:05 PM
I'm now an assistant soccer coach. I mostly work with goalkeepers. Good workout.

That's awesome man.  How'd you get involved in that?

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Title: Re: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on September 03, 2013, 11:59:06 PM
That's awesome man.  How'd you get involved in that?

Sent from my HTC Sensation using Tapatalk 2

My uncle's a head coach for a local Catholic school.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on September 05, 2013, 07:06:25 PM
Drove over the new Bay Bridge for a no-vacancy office party at Epic in SF.

Wine tasting all day.
Fabulous! Where?!?!?

J. Lohr and Testarossa, in San Jose and Los Gatos respectively.

Edited for spelling so my Italian ancestors don't roll over in their graves.

Bonus fun fact: Testarossa used to be the Jesuit novitiate and the Jesuits made wine, too. My dad always used to tell us stories about grape-picking during the summers he spent there.
Title: Re: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on September 06, 2013, 12:27:27 AM
That's awesome man.  How'd you get involved in that?

Sent from my HTC Sensation using Tapatalk 2

My uncle's a head coach for a local Catholic school.

That's awesome.  I bet it's rewarding.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Basilios on September 06, 2013, 01:40:11 AM
Spent 90 minutes raiding a dungeon last night in FF XIV ARR
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MrsKriddels on September 06, 2013, 10:28:46 AM
On Wednesday, I got to drive my Mini Cooper for the first time in months.  I admit that I drive over the speed limit, but never through residential areas.  Next time out I'll go down some of the twisty country roads I know around here.  It should be cool enough to drive with the sunroof open, too. :D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on September 06, 2013, 08:34:34 PM
Ate out and had a great time with a family friend trad priest.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on September 08, 2013, 11:39:18 AM
Took the family to a National Park yesterday.  Saw some breathtaking views and had a great time.   
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on September 11, 2013, 07:45:57 PM
Watching a crazy thunderstorm right now.  Lightning hit a tall building just a couple hundred feet away from my balcony...boy was that loud.  Almost felt like I got punched in the chest.  I love storms!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on September 11, 2013, 10:46:14 PM
beat my friend at pool
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on September 11, 2013, 11:03:24 PM
Saw the world champion baseball club make a late inning comeback.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Older Salt on September 12, 2013, 09:02:16 AM
Bought a 65 GTO.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Roland Deschain on September 12, 2013, 09:24:52 AM
Bought a 65 GTO.

Nice! What kind of condition? Do you do restoration work?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on September 12, 2013, 12:35:59 PM
Bought a 65 GTO.

Sweet!!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Older Salt on September 12, 2013, 12:38:50 PM
Bought a 65 GTO.

Nice! What kind of condition? Do you do restoration work?
It is in excellent condition inside and out.

Red/Burgundy exterior

Parchment white interior


4 speed manual, Hurst Shifter

Tri-Power 3 deuces

12 mpg

No I do not do restoration, that's why I bought one that needs none.

(http://www.jtzimages.com/dealers/henrysauto/237275P211835A.jpg)
(http://www.jtzimages.com/dealers/henrysauto/237275P211835C.jpg)
(http://www.jtzimages.com/dealers/henrysauto/237275P211835D.jpg)
(http://www.jtzimages.com/dealers/henrysauto/237275P211835G.jpg)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on September 12, 2013, 01:29:54 PM
Must've cost a pretty penny. Congratulations.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Jacafamala on September 12, 2013, 08:49:29 PM
Must've cost a pretty penny. Congratulations.

Oh I just like that expression so much!  :) Pretty penny. It reminds me of an old-timer I knew.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on September 14, 2013, 01:01:58 AM
surprise mariachi band at midnight for my sister's belated quince
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Ancilla Domini on September 14, 2013, 01:29:23 AM
surprise mariachi band at midnight for my sister's belated quince

Awesome!  :)

iFelicidades a ella!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Basilios on September 14, 2013, 02:51:38 AM
Raided Tam-Tara Dungeon with some MMO pals, and finally faced the Primal and about to join a Grand Company. Also hit level 25 on my Lancer which means I can start leveling my MRD so that I can become a Dragoon  :)

About to watch the rugby. Springboks vs Kiwis!

Oh and going to dinner with Grandfather later tonight.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on September 14, 2013, 09:03:18 AM
surprise mariachi band at midnight for my sister's belated quince

What a charming time it must have been! I would love to go to a traditional Quince.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on September 14, 2013, 03:01:02 PM
I'm Mexican and I've never been to a quince.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: sprungli on September 15, 2013, 03:29:38 AM
Some interesting things I've done of late:
Watched some episodes of Doctor Who.
Performed at an art gallery opening with a choir I belong to.
Saw a modern adaptation of "The Little Mermaid".
Cooked a delicious chocolate cake.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Larry on September 15, 2013, 03:13:37 PM
Went to a barbeque yesterday and had some great Golden Monkey Tripel from Iron Hill Brewery.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Larry on September 15, 2013, 03:15:28 PM
Double post, sorry.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on September 15, 2013, 11:00:26 PM
Some interesting things I've done of late:
Watched some episodes of Doctor Who.
Performed at an art gallery opening with a choir I belong to.
Saw a modern adaptation of "The Little Mermaid".
Cooked a delicious chocolate cake.

The Doctor Who part is not surprising.  ;)

I did not know you sing.  What type of stuff did your choir perform?

How tasty was your cake?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Habitual_Ritual on September 16, 2013, 02:48:42 PM
Yesterday I finally managed to remove all of the flesh from a Deer Head I've been saving for my home-office wall. It still has some ways to go before it's ready for the indoors mind...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: tradne4163 on September 17, 2013, 01:23:07 AM
My chapel held a big fish fry Sunday. I got to try fried alligator and turtle soup. Both were pretty good.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on September 18, 2013, 12:50:20 PM
Going to New York City tomorrow. But since I'm going to help my brother move in, I don't know if that counts as "fun"...

But at least I'll get away from my native town, which is always great.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on September 18, 2013, 01:49:27 PM
My chapel held a big fish fry Sunday. I got to try fried alligator and turtle soup. Both were pretty good.

alligator is delicious
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Elizabeth on September 18, 2013, 08:56:23 PM
surprise mariachi band at midnight for my sister's belated quince

Lucky!

We went to an elegant cocktail party the other night.  The guests were charming and it was a much-needed respite from our usual Kafka-esque existence.
Title: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: sprungli on September 24, 2013, 06:16:43 AM
Some interesting things I've done of late:
Watched some episodes of Doctor Who.
Performed at an art gallery opening with a choir I belong to.
Saw a modern adaptation of "The Little Mermaid".
Cooked a delicious chocolate cake.

The Doctor Who part is not surprising.  ;)

I did not know you sing.  What type of stuff did your choir perform?

How tasty was your cake?

It's an indie pop choir- at the moment we're doing some stuff by Ben Folds.

Edit: ah didn't read your question before ! We sung two songs 1) young love by the mystery jets and 2) white winter hymnal by fleet foxes.

The cake didn't turn out so great. We didn't have any eggs and the only milk available was out of date.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: tradne4163 on October 10, 2013, 03:11:19 AM
I started building a forum. Not really one to compete with here or anywhere else, but mainly to help give sedes a place where they can go that has the Sedevacantist position as the "party line" if they wish.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on October 11, 2013, 10:44:43 AM
I had a really really really good workout.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on October 11, 2013, 07:12:05 PM
I had a really really really good workout.

Awesome! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on October 16, 2013, 12:39:45 AM
My alma mater, where I incidentally work, is cleaning out its library and tossing hundreds of old books away. Luckily, the only other trad on the faculty, who was my mentor then and now, alerted me of this, and we went through about twenty boxes of books today. I also dumpster dove for the first time in my life.

Found a lot of treasure, like:

(https://scontent-a-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/q85/s720x720/1385350_308221692652379_2032521876_n.jpg)

Tomorrow they're tossing out all of the European history books. Can't wait.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on October 16, 2013, 12:56:04 AM
A first edition of To Kill a Mockingbird

A 1949 version of Baltimore Catechism #3

Faulkner's American Economic History

The Travel's of Marco Polo

The Making of the President, 1960

A History of the Archdiocese of SF

and much more!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Larry on October 16, 2013, 12:59:41 PM
That's awesome!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on October 16, 2013, 04:01:16 PM
I took some time off for a wedding and [Canadian] Thanksgiving this past weekend.  But the best part was taking a trip out to the forest to forage a bit.  Got a bunch of acorns and wintergreen and I found a nice patch of Jerusalem Artichokes.  I also went up to the top of a local ski resort to catch a glimpse of the forest in prime fall colours - unbelieveable.  Nature's the best.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on October 17, 2013, 03:49:02 AM
Today, came across three French Rev. books and three books on English history. Very archaic, but sturdy. Also one on languages and another a conservative Catholic woman wrote to her soon explaining the revolution in the Church:

Seventeen years ago, when I became a Catholic, a priest told me with pride: the nicest thing about the Church is that everywhere it's exactly the same and nothing ever changes



LOL. Would that he were right (practically speaking)


I'm a bit down that I only rescued the French Revolution volume of the Cambridge Modern History. I'd love to have the rest.

Tomorrow is US history day. Will keep the bibliophiles and voracious readers posted.

Books today are complete jokes compared to these ones.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on October 23, 2013, 01:21:24 PM
Wearing tights for the first time this season!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Older Salt on October 23, 2013, 02:07:28 PM
Wearing tights for the first time this season!
Same here.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Jacafamala on November 09, 2013, 07:42:29 PM
We went to Atlantic City and I lost $5.00 in a slot machine. Hubs lost a bit more at the roulette table, but I'm not sure exactly how much....errr  We were there for two nights and had some really great dinners, though. We rented and road bicycles up and down the board walk. Good times.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on November 09, 2013, 10:20:32 PM
Only if you count banging my head against the computer while trying to increase my word count for NaNoWriMo.  As of now, I'm in procrastination land.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on November 23, 2013, 04:50:16 PM
Just opened my homemade sauerkraut - it sat out on my counter in jars for the last three weeks.  It's delicious.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: DeiMateralma on November 28, 2013, 12:53:09 AM
I just validated my second NaNoWriMo win in four years. That was fun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Adeodatus on November 28, 2013, 12:59:06 AM
I just validated my second NaNoWriMo win in four years. That was fun.

WOOOOOOO! WINNER!!!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on November 29, 2013, 10:48:36 AM
I just validated my second NaNoWriMo win in four years. That was fun.

Good for  you!!!  I'm up to about 640 words. That's kinda sad, but it is a record for me.  At the rate I'm going, I'll get to 50,000 in 2132. Maybe I should start a scifi novel... .
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Larry on November 29, 2013, 08:26:22 PM
Went to an awesome Italian restaurant in the suburbs of Philly called Sorrento's, and had some delicious pasta and wine.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on December 01, 2013, 03:46:20 PM
Imagine 8 guys singing this song whilst drinking beer and tequila:


Good times, good times.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on December 01, 2013, 11:58:45 PM
:lol:

Mexicans.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on December 02, 2013, 12:08:56 AM
:lol:

Mexicans.

Haha. I didn't realize that the link I had was such an awful version of the song. I put another link with the song proper and an ok english translation.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on December 02, 2013, 12:43:21 PM
We rode in the Toys for Tots Ride this weekend.  Saw a lot of friends, gave toys to the Marines for needy children this Christmas, and was finally back in the saddle after 2 months absence.  It was great!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Larry on December 08, 2013, 05:56:34 PM
I was supposed to meet a couple of friends after Mass today in Jersey for lunch. Because of the snow storm, a friend and I were "stranded" at the Continental on 2nd street in Philly after the Byzantine Liturgy. We never got to Jersey, but I had a few pints of Great Lakes Nosferatu ale. With that name, I couldn't turn down the beer(I love the movie). I also had an Irish Coffee. My buddy had a few pints and an Eggs Benedict. A great way to celebrate the feast of Our Lady's Immaculate Conception.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on December 08, 2013, 06:47:13 PM
:lol:

Mexicans.

Hey, some of that Mexican music sounds very similar to polka.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on December 08, 2013, 09:35:29 PM
:lol:

Mexicans.

Hey, some of that Mexican music sounds very similar to polka.

That's because that Mexican music was heavily influenced by polka.

http://spanish.about.com/cs/culture/f/germanmusicqa.htm
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on December 08, 2013, 10:58:28 PM
Because polka is the best.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on December 09, 2013, 01:11:02 AM
Met the police chief.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on March 07, 2014, 11:44:16 PM
Had dinner with a trad priest. Talked about a lot, including the trad "resistance" out here in the early days (60s, 70s).
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on March 08, 2014, 04:52:51 AM
Ice fishing.  Reeled in a nice 26" whitefish.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on March 08, 2014, 05:05:04 AM
Pictures or it didn't happen.  ;)

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on March 08, 2014, 11:20:47 PM
I'm on an all-expenses-paid weekend trip to a ridiculously cute boutique hotel in Palm Springs. The family I've been babysitting for since college brought me along for a wedding.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: VeraeFidei on March 08, 2014, 11:49:00 PM
Had dinner with a trad priest. Talked about a lot, including the trad "resistance" out here in the early days (60s, 70s).
Nice. I enjoy those stories.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on March 08, 2014, 11:51:06 PM
Had dinner with a trad priest. Talked about a lot, including the trad "resistance" out here in the early days (60s, 70s).
Nice. I enjoy those stories.

You could join us next time. You probably know the priest.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kempff on March 09, 2014, 04:22:15 AM
Quasi-broke-up with my non-Catholic gf. I could jump into the clouds right now.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on March 09, 2014, 05:02:51 PM
Quasi-broke-up with my non-Catholic gf. I could jump into the clouds right now.


is this what I think it is....?



As for me, I had a brandy Manhattan with a Philly cheese steak wrap and some awesome French onion soup
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on March 09, 2014, 05:17:38 PM
As for me, I had a brandy Manhattan with a Philly cheese steak wrap and some awesome French onion soup

Wrong thread, dude. Unless you had a really good time eating it.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on March 09, 2014, 10:47:50 PM
As for me, I had a brandy Manhattan with a Philly cheese steak wrap and some awesome French onion soup

Wrong thread, dude. Unless you had a really good time eating it.

I did! :cheeseheadbeer: hahaha!!!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kempff on March 09, 2014, 11:30:52 PM
Quasi-broke-up with my non-Catholic gf. I could jump into the clouds right now.
is this what I think it is....?
We're "just friends" now.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on March 10, 2014, 03:08:15 AM
She probably ended it, then.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Miles Contra Mundi on March 10, 2014, 03:15:02 AM
Me and my friend were playing truth or dare.

I dared him to dress up in his best suit and a bowler hat and umbrella, and walk into the Royal Bank of Scotland.

And in the most serious face possible, say to the cashier "I would like to invest tuppence safely in the bank please".

(In case you thought I was completely insane, it's a cultural reference, which at the time we believed was quite witty, if only the bank had seen it that way: )
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kempff on March 10, 2014, 03:41:44 AM
She probably ended it, then.
How did you guess.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on March 10, 2014, 10:54:58 AM
Quasi-broke-up with my non-Catholic gf. I could jump into the clouds right now.
is this what I think it is....?
We're "just friends" now.

Why isn't that phrase in the dictionary by now?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: The Harlequin King on March 10, 2014, 03:59:07 PM
This past weekend, I went to a couple of events at South by Southwest: first, the Gaming Expo, which was moderately entertaining. Heavy emphasis on virtual reality toys, which I'm not big on, but I did like the gaming "museum" with many many vintage consoles set up for actual playing. The other thing I went to was the Game of Thrones Exhibit, a showcase of many different costumes and props from the television series. The amount of detail on those pieces is truly exquisite.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on March 10, 2014, 06:02:46 PM
I drank way too much coffee today.  My eyes are wide open and I'm kind of pacing the house.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kempff on March 10, 2014, 06:08:47 PM
I drank way too much coffee today.  My eyes are wide open and I'm kind of pacing the house.
I absent-mindedly grind my teeth and give myself headaches.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on March 10, 2014, 06:11:47 PM

I drank way too much coffee today.  My eyes are wide open and I'm kind of pacing the house.

I absent-mindedly grind my teeth and give myself headaches.

Neither of these sounds fun. >:(
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: The Harlequin King on March 10, 2014, 06:36:21 PM
The culmination of my recent fun doings: sitting on a chair fashioned out of a thousand swords fused together by dragonfire (https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/t31/10005857_10153904195210612_1999036076_o.jpg). Yay.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on March 10, 2014, 08:03:30 PM
The culmination of my recent fun doings: sitting on a chair fashioned out of a thousand swords fused together by dragonfire (https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/t31/10005857_10153904195210612_1999036076_o.jpg). Yay.

Whoa... that is quite the chair.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on March 10, 2014, 10:28:00 PM
I drank way too much coffee today.  My eyes are wide open and I'm kind of pacing the house.
I absent-mindedly grind my teeth and give myself headaches.

I used to grind my teeth when I slept.  Not fun.... :-[

Nice chair HK!   ;)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on March 12, 2014, 01:21:37 PM
I finally spotted the Cal quidditch team playing on Memorial Glade.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on March 12, 2014, 01:40:23 PM
Having a mini "Walton's" marathon

Good Night, John Boy
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kempff on March 14, 2014, 01:35:29 AM
I de-lime-ified my dishwasher tonight.

(http://www.finishdishwashing.com/media/6849/finish_dishwasher_cleaner_fresh_600x450.png?width=300&)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on March 14, 2014, 09:10:02 AM
Cleaned my apartment and vacuumed.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on March 14, 2014, 10:07:55 AM
Cleaned my apartment and vacuumed.

You're becoming domestic. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on March 14, 2014, 10:31:39 AM
Cleaned my apartment and vacuumed.

You're becoming domestic.

:lol:

Still unmarried, so I have to fend for myself...  :'(
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: VeraeFidei on March 14, 2014, 12:31:51 PM
Saw an awesome model train setup at a local museum - my 21 month old son was enthralled about as much as I was.

Unfortunately, the same museum also had an "exhibit" promoting human cloning and human gene modification.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: kempff on March 14, 2014, 05:51:29 PM
Still unmarried, so I have to fend for myself...  :'(
Want to come over for barbecue next week for the Equinox? If you want to being something, maybe an 18pk of Stag? I'll supply the ribs:

(http://i.imgur.com/1pUQCuE.jpg)
(Enlarged to show detail.)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on March 14, 2014, 07:56:25 PM
Cleaned my apartment and vacuumed.

You're becoming domestic.

:lol:

Still unmarried, so I have to fend for myself...  :'(

At least he didn't give you the old "you'll make somebody a good wife someday" joke...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on March 15, 2014, 03:28:43 PM
We went to a refurbished theater/art gallery that has been redone with items from the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.  The huge tapestries were amazing.  Who knew you'd find something like that in a little bitty Kansas town?  Then off to the bike show!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Larry on March 16, 2014, 06:55:31 PM
After Mass and lunch, my friend and I stopped at Brownie's Irish Pub for one of these.

(https://scontent-a-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t1.0-9/10006581_665782813458834_1996758261_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lynne on March 16, 2014, 07:57:09 PM
After Mass and lunch, my friend and I stopped at Brownie's Irish Pub for one of these.

(https://scontent-a-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t1.0-9/10006581_665782813458834_1996758261_n.jpg)

Vitamin G!

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Larry on March 16, 2014, 09:18:50 PM
It was very fortifying!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: totiusque on March 17, 2014, 12:58:05 AM
After Mass and lunch, my friend and I stopped at Brownie's Irish Pub for one of these.

(https://scontent-a-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t1.0-9/10006581_665782813458834_1996758261_n.jpg)

Excellent choice, but.... http://money.cnn.com/2014/03/16/pf/guinness-parade/index.html

Yet another corporation falls prey to the gay agenda.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Larry on March 17, 2014, 09:53:33 AM
After Mass and lunch, my friend and I stopped at Brownie's Irish Pub for one of these.

(https://scontent-a-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t1.0-9/10006581_665782813458834_1996758261_n.jpg)

Excellent choice, but.... http://money.cnn.com/2014/03/16/pf/guinness-parade/index.html

Yet another corporation falls prey to the gay agenda.

Yeah, just saw it on another thread. Last pint of Guinness I drink until they change their policy(which won't happen unless Our Lady's Immaculate Heart triumphs. Our civilization is gone).
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Ancilla Domini on May 18, 2014, 05:46:10 PM
I had a picnic lunch then spent the afternoon at the pool swimming with friends and family.  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on May 18, 2014, 07:03:03 PM
Went to a Bass Pro Shop at got good gun ideas. Mrs. Heinrich found some jewelry she liked. We then drove around the foothills of the Frontrange listening to the Rockies game.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on May 18, 2014, 07:12:49 PM
Saw an awesome model train setup at a local museum - my 21 month old son was enthralled about as much as I was.

Unfortunately, the same museum also had an "exhibit" promoting human cloning and human gene modification.
ewwwww
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on May 18, 2014, 07:59:14 PM
Went to a Bass Pro Shop at got good gun ideas. Mrs. Heinrich found some jewelry she liked. We then drove around the foothills of the Frontrange listening to the Rockies game.

Dude, how awesome is that!?  Sounds like a fun day.  There's a parishioner here who either played for, or was drafted by the rockies, but he had an ACL issue and now he owns a construction company...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on May 18, 2014, 08:05:00 PM
An Indiana friend of mine regularly raves about the beer from a certain Michigan brewery (Founders), and I've always wondered about it.  Yesterday, I stopped in at my local fine booze establishment, and for the first time ever, they had not one, but like six different brews from Founders, so I bought one of each (except for the one about which my friend texted me "no no no no no").  He's a beer snob, like me, so I just took his advice.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Hector, Tamer of Horses on May 18, 2014, 08:10:57 PM
On Friday my friend and I spent the whole day together, watching Little Shop of Horrors and Bates Motel and, since she went to beauty school, I also got a free haircut. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on May 18, 2014, 08:24:27 PM
On Friday my friend and I spent the whole day together, watching Little Shop of Horrors and Bates Motel and, since she went to beauty school, I also got a free haircut.

Sort of related, the other day I randomly thought of 2010 when I had to play in a production of Sondheim's Sweeney Todd at Arizona State, and how fun it was.  The orchestration is reaaaally simple (13 musicians, I think), so basically 1 person per part, so it was really intimate in the pit (no room to drop a note, or, heaven forbid, play a wrong one), but it was a really good time.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on May 18, 2014, 09:35:43 PM
Went to Oskapallooza!  The first mini-rally of the season.  A great ride with good friends (first time with a kid I used to babysit.  Boy am I old!), had an excellent greasy cheeseburger, and enjoyed a beautiful spring day.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on May 18, 2014, 09:39:20 PM
Went to Oskapallooza!  The first mini-rally of the season.  A great ride with good friends (first time with a kid I used to babysit.  Boy am I old!), had an excellent greasy cheeseburger, and enjoyed a beautiful spring day.
what's oskapalozza?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on May 18, 2014, 09:49:03 PM
Went to Oskapallooza!  The first mini-rally of the season.  A great ride with good friends (first time with a kid I used to babysit.  Boy am I old!), had an excellent greasy cheeseburger, and enjoyed a beautiful spring day.
what's oskapalozza?

It's a one day biker rally in a small town called Oskaloosa. They have all kinds of vendors (t-shirts, jewelry, leather, etc), food, bands, a bike show, and a car show.  It's held once a month during spring and summer.  People come from all over.  There were even a couple of dune buggies from Missouri. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on May 19, 2014, 02:33:34 AM
Patio boating on Shasta Lake.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: totiusque on May 19, 2014, 06:00:49 AM
Campout with other Traditional Catholic fathers and their sons with some fishing, canoeing, kayaking, grilling, baseball, and hiking.  Good times.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on May 19, 2014, 08:06:29 PM
Went to Oskapallooza!  The first mini-rally of the season.  A great ride with good friends (first time with a kid I used to babysit.  Boy am I old!), had an excellent greasy cheeseburger, and enjoyed a beautiful spring day.
what's oskapalozza?

It's a one day biker rally in a small town called Oskaloosa. They have all kinds of vendors (t-shirts, jewelry, leather, etc), food, bands, a bike show, and a car show.  It's held once a month during spring and summer.  People come from all over.  There were even a couple of dune buggies from Missouri.

Dymphna, have you ever been to Sturgis?  I haven't but usually get an eyeful of people on their way.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on May 19, 2014, 08:57:33 PM
Went to Oskapallooza!  The first mini-rally of the season.  A great ride with good friends (first time with a kid I used to babysit.  Boy am I old!), had an excellent greasy cheeseburger, and enjoyed a beautiful spring day.
what's oskapalozza?

It's a one day biker rally in a small town called Oskaloosa. They have all kinds of vendors (t-shirts, jewelry, leather, etc), food, bands, a bike show, and a car show.  It's held once a month during spring and summer.  People come from all over.  There were even a couple of dune buggies from Missouri.

Dymphna, have you ever been to Sturgis?  I haven't but usually get an eyeful of people on their way.

Yes, we rode up last year.  We started picking up tons of riders just outside Kansas City and couldn't believe how many bikes were on their way up.  We stayed at a family friendly camp ground and stuck with the tamer entertainment and had a blast.  The most fun is watching all the people and seeing the beautiful bikes.  It can get pretty dicey, but if you are on the watch out for yourselves there are ways to do it well.  Fortunately I've got family in the area up there so we made it a family reunion as well.  We hope to do it again soon.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on May 23, 2014, 08:13:35 PM
Lifted, had a luncheon at a high class Fisherman's Wharf seafood joint, and now head into one of the nicest ballparks in the country.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on May 23, 2014, 08:17:55 PM
Asked a girl for coffee next saturday, found another girl to give me singing lessons (older, trying to start a studio), going home for the weekend (my friend's birthday tonight), saw Godzilla, planning my Europe trip. Thank you God for all Your blessings!

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Hector, Tamer of Horses on June 14, 2014, 12:00:48 AM
A bit of a thread resurrection, but I enjoy reading about what other people do, so I might as well try bringing this back to popular attention with my own doings.

Spent the day with a friend in downtown Ventura.  The plan was to hit a bunch of antique stores, but we spent nearly the whole day in just two stores.  Then stopped at a wine bar for a glass before taking a picnic on the beach.  Didn't take any swimming clothes, but we waded into the water and I'm sure looked semi-Victorian.  Then a walk on the pier and home.  Lots of fun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on June 14, 2014, 11:58:38 AM
A bit of a thread resurrection, but I enjoy reading about what other people do, so I might as well try bringing this back to popular attention with my own doings.

Spent the day with a friend in downtown Ventura.  The plan was to hit a bunch of antique stores, but we spent nearly the whole day in just two stores.  Then stopped at a wine bar for a glass before taking a picnic on the beach.  Didn't take any swimming clothes, but we waded into the water and I'm sure looked semi-Victorian.  Then a walk on the pier and home.  Lots of fun.

Sounds like something Arun would do. Maybe you should hit him up next time you are in NZ.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Daniel on June 14, 2014, 09:33:52 PM
Today I went to a picnic with the families of the church I go to.  I think Penelope organized it.  It was a beautiful day and I had a great time.  Deo gratias!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Larry on June 14, 2014, 11:01:12 PM
Went to a good steakhouse tonight with three trad friends and a youngish priest from the area who loves the True Mass. Great food and conversation.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: totiusque on June 15, 2014, 02:52:24 AM
Poker game on Friday and Paintball on Saturday with fellow traddies.  Good times.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Akavit on June 15, 2014, 02:12:01 PM
Paintball is fun but my local field closed down so that's pretty much out of the question nowadays.  Private games I tend to avoid due to too much risk of shooting people in the eye since they never seem to keep their masks on.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on June 15, 2014, 02:35:42 PM
Greek Festa

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Ancilla Domini on June 15, 2014, 02:54:04 PM
Greek Festa

Always fun. :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on June 16, 2014, 11:16:51 AM
Greek Festa

Always fun. :)

I wonder how one would be received wearing a Golden Dawn t shirt.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on June 22, 2014, 10:00:57 PM
Today, my wife signed me out of rehab for a few hours so I could go to my son's 4th birthday.  We did a picnic in Brooklyn Bridge Park, invited a few of his friends and they had lots of fun playing at the sprayground.  It was the first time I'd been outside since 2013.  Best day I have had in a long time.

Now I'm back in rehab and super tired but at least tired in a good way for a change



Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on June 22, 2014, 10:16:20 PM
Today, my wife signed me out of rehab for a few hours so I could go to my son's 4th birthday.  We did a picnic in Brooklyn Bridge Park, invited a few of his friends and they had lots of fun playing at the sprayground.  It was the first time I'd been outside since 2013.  Best day I have had in a long time.

Now I'm back in rehab and super tired but at least tired in a good way for a change

That's awesome!  God does answer prayers and is so good to us.   :thumbsup:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on June 22, 2014, 11:38:47 PM
Flew to Orange County and back yesterday for a friend's bridal shower.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Ancilla Domini on June 22, 2014, 11:42:58 PM
Greek Festa

Always fun. :)

I wonder how one would be received wearing a Golden Dawn t shirt.

I don't know, Heinrich. Why don't you give it a try and report back to us?  :lol:

And bring us some baklava!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on June 23, 2014, 10:47:42 AM
Greek Festa

Always fun. :)

I wonder how one would be received wearing a Golden Dawn t shirt.

I don't know, Heinrich. Why don't you give it a try and report back to us?  :lol:

And bring us some baklava!

The Greek fest in CS is coming up.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on June 23, 2014, 01:13:43 PM

The Greek fest in CS is coming up.

Ours is happening this weekend in Cincinnati.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on June 23, 2014, 03:35:40 PM

The Greek fest in CS is coming up.

Ours is happening this weekend in Cincinnati.

Over in Pleasant Ridge?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on June 23, 2014, 04:01:43 PM
Today, my wife signed me out of rehab for a few hours so I could go to my son's 4th birthday.  We did a picnic in Brooklyn Bridge Park, invited a few of his friends and they had lots of fun playing at the sprayground.  It was the first time I'd been outside since 2013.  Best day I have had in a long time.

Now I'm back in rehab and super tired but at least tired in a good way for a change

That's awesome!  God does answer prayers and is so good to us.   :thumbsup:

yes indeed, had to fight the social worker to get out of here for a few hours, it was very worth it
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on June 23, 2014, 04:14:08 PM
I stepped outside and looked around. I live in Colorado.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on June 24, 2014, 10:14:57 PM
I stepped outside and looked around. I live in Colorado.

Bastard.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on June 24, 2014, 10:37:29 PM
Not yet, no.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on June 26, 2014, 11:52:14 PM
Planted some deadly nightshade!  Just as a houseplant.  Poisonous plants are (also) the best.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 06, 2014, 04:48:32 PM
I spent a day and a half scouting for elk in the Sangre de Cristo range. In the video below, you'll see Wolf Springs Ranch and the mountains behind it, which are part of the Sangre range. As WSR is over 55,000 acres, it abuts to the national park and wilderness, where we scouted up to about 10000 feet. Enjoy the video and I'll post pics in a day or two.


The road up to the elk super highway!

(http://mail.centurylink.net/service/home/~/DSCF0997.JPG?auth=co&loc=en_US&id=33180&part=2)

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Elizabeth on July 06, 2014, 08:03:10 PM
Planted some deadly nightshade!  Just as a houseplant.  Poisonous plants are (also) the best.

That's the spirit! I had great luck with Castor beans once.  Deadly, huge, showy plants.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Elizabeth on July 06, 2014, 08:08:50 PM
I spent a day and a half scouting for elk in the Sangre de Cristo range.


Perfect timing for the month of the Precious Blood.  The Wolf Ranch is breathtaking.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on July 07, 2014, 12:24:08 AM
Dinner and drinks in Santa Cruz with friends, and then farther down the coast to their grandparents' beach house for the night. Bananagrams and (less fun) volleyball today. In the least fun category, I learned that you should never park under a eucalyptus tree during a coastal fog. Or ever, probably.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on July 07, 2014, 12:33:46 AM
Why?

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Elizabeth on July 07, 2014, 12:42:35 PM
The aroma of eucalyptus trees=yum.  Maybe they drip paint-removing sap? 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on July 07, 2014, 05:36:08 PM
My car looks like it's been through a chemical rain storm.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 07, 2014, 06:52:17 PM
I spent a day and a half scouting for elk in the Sangre de Cristo range.


Perfect timing for the month of the Precious Blood.  The Wolf Ranch is breathtaking.

Ave Maria! I did not know this. Thank you for the update. The name is due to the effects of the eastern sun on the mountains each morning: a passionate red hue that is spellbinding. Was not able to see this phenomenon, but when I do, pics will most certainly be posted. I live an 1.5 hours to the north so it takes a bit of planning to make some time there.

 Yes, Wolf Springs Ranch is quite the setup. A county road cuts through it. As one drives, there are numerous reminders that trespassing, poaching and otherwise interloping is prosecuted with extreme prejudice.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on July 14, 2014, 03:01:40 PM
So, so much. I was in Lake County for two days with my entire family (how we managed to coordinate everyone's schedule is beyond me). We rented a boat the first day and went shooting the next.

Yesterday I hosted my BFF's bridal shower for 30+ people. It was awesome because whenever I finished cooking something her mom swooped into the kitchen and did the washing-up.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: The Harlequin King on July 14, 2014, 03:49:51 PM
Yesterday I hosted my BFF's bridal shower for 30+ people. It was awesome because whenever I finished cooking something her mom swooped into the kitchen and did the washing-up.

You're a good friend. I wish I could organize such a thing, but such affairs necessitate having friends first. The miss is in dire need of one.


She and I jointly decorated a cardboard box at a diocesan marriage preparatory course last Saturday. We decided to make it the most intensely symbolic cardboard box that had ever been made at one of these... things. This is the first panel.

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on July 14, 2014, 04:14:01 PM
Very nice, HK, but don't quit your day job.   :lol:  You're prepping for marriage?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: The Harlequin King on July 14, 2014, 04:33:13 PM
Very nice, HK, but don't quit your day job.   :lol:  You're prepping for marriage?

Yes. Well, you must walk before you can run.

We each took to illustrating two sides. This is one of hers:

(https://fbcdn-photos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t1.0-0/10492064_10154357878790612_2704255174295720713_n.jpg)

I call it "in facie ecclesiae". As I commented on a related Facebook posting: The west end of the box, as drawn by the miss, has the portal to a Gothic cathedral. In pre-Reformation England, couples were typically married outside under the portal of the church ("in the face of the church"). My one contribution to this was coloring the door red, in the tradition of English churches, just as the Israelites painted their doors red for the angel of death to pass over them.

(Fine example of red doors here: http://ameganfindsartinphilly.files.wordpress.com/2008/03/red-church-door-1-17.jpg)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on July 14, 2014, 06:37:21 PM
Very nice, HK, but don't quit your day job.   :lol:  You're prepping for marriage?

Yes. Well, you must walk before you can run.

We each took to illustrating two sides. This is one of hers:

(https://fbcdn-photos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t1.0-0/10492064_10154357878790612_2704255174295720713_n.jpg)

I call it "in facie ecclesiae". As I commented on a related Facebook posting: The west end of the box, as drawn by the miss, has the portal to a Gothic cathedral. In pre-Reformation England, couples were typically married outside under the portal of the church ("in the face of the church"). My one contribution to this was coloring the door red, in the tradition of English churches, just as the Israelites painted their doors red for the angel of death to pass over them.

(Fine example of red doors here: http://ameganfindsartinphilly.files.wordpress.com/2008/03/red-church-door-1-17.jpg)

Nice.  She's talented.  Interesting about the red doors as well.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: JubilateDeo on July 14, 2014, 10:01:03 PM
No, I haven't done anything fun lately.  I have 2 children and a husband that keep me from doing that.  My husband makes sure he has fun, though.  Goes out with his friends friday and saturday nights and spends saturday morning shooting guns with them. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on July 15, 2014, 01:35:35 AM
You're a good friend. I wish I could organize such a thing, but such affairs necessitate having friends first. The miss is in dire need of one.

I try my best! The guests were a mix of friends and relatives. You could have a co-ed shower to increase attendance. I would volunteer to plan and host if I were in the area. The whole time I was there getting things ready I kept thinking that I should be doing it professionally.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: JubilateDeo on July 15, 2014, 01:41:27 AM
So, so much. I was in Lake County for two days with my entire family (how we managed to coordinate everyone's schedule is beyond me). We rented a boat the first day and went shooting the next.

Yesterday I hosted my BFF's bridal shower for 30+ people. It was awesome because whenever I finished cooking something her mom swooped into the kitchen and did the washing-up.

Where in Lake County?  When I was a baby, my parents lived in Loch Lomond before they divorced.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on July 15, 2014, 11:03:39 AM
Where in Lake County?  When I was a baby, my parents lived in Loch Lomond before they divorced.

We stay at Edie's Resort! When I was a kid it was every summer without fail for two weeks. As we got  older and the area started getting run down, we would go to Lake Tahoe instead. We still like to go back to those cabins once in a while, though.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Older Salt on July 15, 2014, 11:05:31 AM
Had a good and fun leg workout on my 1st generation Nautilus machines.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on July 16, 2014, 05:32:28 PM
We went to the local Mexican Fiesta and watched a jalapeno eating contest.  Those people are nuts!  It was fun though.  People watching at it's finest.   8)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 16, 2014, 08:44:15 PM
We went to the local Mexican Fiesta and watched a jalapeno eating contest.  Those people are nuts!  It was fun though.  People watching at it's finest.   8)

Sounds awesome!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on July 23, 2014, 11:44:47 PM
I started signing leases at work this week. We do everything online so it's almost like a computer game.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on July 24, 2014, 03:25:15 PM
Got some Spanish rice and chicken baking in the oven right now, the house smells great!  That'd be fun for me.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 05, 2014, 03:38:42 AM
A's win in the tenth!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on August 20, 2014, 09:49:00 PM
Just had a week off so I went and stayed pretty much off the grid - woke up to see sunruse each morning and listened to loons and eagles calling across the lake.  Went fishing.  A lot.  Also learned to flyfish and landed a bass on my fifth cast.  Kayaked a lot too.  Saw deeper, darker night skies than most people ever will be able to.  Took walks through the woods and gathered lots of wild berries - even made a batch of chokecherry jelly with my grandma.

Best part of that week?  No cell phone reception or internet.  That was pretty much my hello and goodbye to summer, but I can't complain.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 24, 2014, 11:36:58 AM
I woke up because earthquake. Then I rolled over and went back to sleep.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on August 24, 2014, 11:38:41 AM
I woke up because earthquake. Then I rolled over and went back to sleep.

I heard about that - did you end up losing power?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 24, 2014, 04:10:29 PM
No, I'm about 35 minutes from the epicenter.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on August 24, 2014, 11:55:35 PM
That sounds really close?...

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 25, 2014, 03:33:14 AM
I heard something fall upstairs but I still haven't noticed what it was. Only buildings at the epicenter were damaged. I think OCLittleFamily's family is closer.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on August 26, 2014, 02:30:02 PM
I'm preparing a family party for my parents- its their Ruby Wedding anniversary this weekend. I don't think they put as much work into the original reception!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lynne on August 26, 2014, 02:45:55 PM
I'm preparing a family party for my parents- its their Ruby Wedding anniversary this weekend. I don't think they put as much work into the original reception!

What a nice daughter. Congratulations to your mom and dad.  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 26, 2014, 02:53:50 PM
What year is Ruby?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on August 26, 2014, 03:56:55 PM
What year is Ruby?

40 years
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on August 27, 2014, 10:03:45 AM
Had dinner/drinks with Kaese and his lady friend.  Good times.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on August 27, 2014, 10:07:21 AM
Had dinner/drinks with Kaese and his lady friend.  Good times.
Very good times.  Your kids are adorable. 

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: orate on August 27, 2014, 02:08:04 PM
I'm preparing a family party for my parents- its their Ruby Wedding anniversary this weekend. I don't think they put as much work into the original reception!

This Sunday is my Ruby Anniversary as well.  On what day were they actually married.

We are keeping it simple--a renewal of our vows after Mass and home to have a quiet Sunday afternoon.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on August 27, 2014, 05:45:58 PM
I'm preparing a family party for my parents- its their Ruby Wedding anniversary this weekend. I don't think they put as much work into the original reception!

This Sunday is my Ruby Anniversary as well.  On what day were they actually married.

We are keeping it simple--a renewal of our vows after Mass and home to have a quiet Sunday afternoon.
id that allowed

my wife really wanted us to renew our vows(our anniversary was 2wks ago and the priest said only if it is a silver or golden jubilee we were celebrating our 10th...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: orate on August 27, 2014, 09:08:07 PM
I'm preparing a family party for my parents- its their Ruby Wedding anniversary this weekend. I don't think they put as much work into the original reception!

This Sunday is my Ruby Anniversary as well.  On what day were they actually married.

We are keeping it simple--a renewal of our vows after Mass and home to have a quiet Sunday afternoon.
id that allowed

my wife really wanted us to renew our vows(our anniversary was 2wks ago and the priest said only if it is a silver or golden jubilee we were celebrating our 10th...

I would think it's like renewing your baptismal vows and would be allowed on any anniversary.  We renewed ours at 25, 30 and now 40 years.  All of these were just done quietly after Mass.  I've never had a priest refuse to have us renew our marriage vows and this is the third priest to allow us to do so.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on August 30, 2014, 10:33:09 AM
Had dinner/drinks with Kaese and his lady friend.  Good times.
Very good times.

 :worthless:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on September 01, 2014, 03:12:55 AM
i finally was able to go to sunday mass at a real church with my family.  I lasted through a good bit of it.  It's been I think 8 months since I've gone to mass... my son behaved better than I did

my wife packed sandwiches and they ate in the park and my son played on the play ground
..it was extremely hot but I had my coolin g vest which is awesome


Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lynne on September 01, 2014, 08:54:31 AM
i finally was able to go to sunday mass at a real church with my family.  I lasted through a good bit of it.  It's been I think 8 months since I've gone to mass... my son behaved better than I did

my wife packed sandwiches and they ate in the park and my son played on the play ground
..it was extremely hot but I had my coolin g vest which is awesome

That's wonderful!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on September 02, 2014, 01:26:23 PM
I'm preparing a family party for my parents- its their Ruby Wedding anniversary this weekend. I don't think they put as much work into the original reception!

This Sunday is my Ruby Anniversary as well.  On what day were they actually married.

We are keeping it simple--a renewal of our vows after Mass and home to have a quiet Sunday afternoon.

Happy belated anniversary :)

They were married on a Saturday. We had a fairly quiet Sunday with a blessing too.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on September 02, 2014, 05:40:11 PM
Leaving work early to go back to bed. YES
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on September 02, 2014, 06:53:15 PM
More kayaking.  So much kayaking.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on September 02, 2014, 06:57:54 PM
More kayaking.  So much kayaking.

that does sound fun! river kayaking or ocean kayaking?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on September 02, 2014, 07:04:10 PM
More kayaking.  So much kayaking.

that does sound fun! river kayaking or ocean kayaking?

River - snaking through wetlands.  Everything looked awesome so we weren't going super fast but still did around 15 miles just yesterday.  I think it was also the birthplace of all mosquitos so I'm covered in bites.  It's nice feeling a pint or two lighter.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on September 08, 2014, 03:01:41 AM
I went to a MLS Soccer (football) match yesterday with my Dad...Vancouver FC vs. DC United...it was awesome. Here's Vancouver's rambunctious support club (the Southsiders) marching to the stadium....they do this every game, it's an electric atmosphere!

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: AngloFalcon on September 10, 2014, 05:59:42 AM
I played Destiny on the new Xbox One and started my journey to saving the universe.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on September 10, 2014, 07:36:17 PM
On Sunday I helped a friend brew up a batch of homebrew.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on September 10, 2014, 09:21:58 PM
On Sunday I helped a friend brew up a batch of homebrew.

Nice.  I really want to try a batch.  Might start off with some hard apple cider first though.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on September 10, 2014, 10:57:32 PM
Taking an accelerated financial accounting course.  Accounting pretty much all day everyday.  Its' contra-fun, a depreciation on my fun account.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bernadette on September 10, 2014, 11:42:56 PM
Taking an accelerated financial accounting course.  Accounting pretty much all day everyday.  Its' contra-fun, a depreciation on my fun account.

Poor fella. But think of all of the time off of Purgatory.  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on September 11, 2014, 12:58:14 AM
On Sunday I helped a friend brew up a batch of homebrew.

Nice.  I really want to try a batch.  Might start off with some hard apple cider first though.

Hard apple cider sounds great right now. I'm glad it's just about time for Autumn to start. Oktoberfest season and all that.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Greg on September 11, 2014, 05:32:30 AM
Taking an accelerated financial accounting course.  Accounting pretty much all day everyday.  Its' contra-fun, a depreciation on my fun account.

You're just considering the NPV, think of the FV.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Greg on September 11, 2014, 05:33:49 AM

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on September 11, 2014, 11:28:03 AM
On Sunday I helped a friend brew up a batch of homebrew.

Nice.  I really want to try a batch.  Might start off with some hard apple cider first though.

Hard apple cider sounds great right now. I'm glad it's just about time for Autumn to start. Oktoberfest season and all that.

Hot apple cider with carmel is what I want.... .  Might have to see if I can find one of those somewhere.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on September 11, 2014, 11:50:56 AM
Taking an accelerated financial accounting course.  Accounting pretty much all day everyday.  Its' contra-fun, a depreciation on my fun account.

Poor fella. But think of all of the time off of Purgatory.  :)

That is true ;)

And thanks for the Lion Tamer Greg, really hit the spot!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on September 12, 2014, 02:45:10 PM
Last night I went to Nightlife at the Cal Academy of Sciences. One night a week they have drinks and a DJ for the 21+ crowd and you can see the aquarium and other exhibits for less than the regular admission. They had an earthquake simulator which felt nothing like any earthquake I've experienced. The albino alligator was also moved here from the zoo at some point.

My friend's wedding was off-the-charts fun which is why I haven't bothered mentioning it here.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on September 13, 2014, 03:52:12 AM
Spent two months in France.  Six weeks taking two courses while living with a host family, then two weeks in Lourdes as a volunteer.

Then went to Ireland for a couple days, then Canada for about ten days.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on September 13, 2014, 03:58:45 AM
Spent two months in France.  Six weeks taking two courses while living with a host family, then two weeks in Lourdes as a volunteer.

Then went to Ireland for a couple days, then Canada for about ten days.

May I ask what courses you were taking? And where in Canada did you go?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Elizabeth on September 13, 2014, 10:35:07 AM
Spent two months in France.  Six weeks taking two courses while living with a host family, then two weeks in Lourdes as a volunteer.

Then went to Ireland for a couple days, then Canada for about ten days.

Wow, what was it like volunteering at Lourdes?  I'm dying to know.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on September 13, 2014, 12:54:51 PM
Spent two months in France.  Six weeks taking two courses while living with a host family, then two weeks in Lourdes as a volunteer.

Then went to Ireland for a couple days, then Canada for about ten days.

May I ask what courses you were taking? And where in Canada did you go?

A 300 level grammar course and a course on the history of immigration to France.  I went to Toronto.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on September 13, 2014, 01:21:22 PM
Spent two months in France.  Six weeks taking two courses while living with a host family, then two weeks in Lourdes as a volunteer.

Then went to Ireland for a couple days, then Canada for about ten days.

Wow, what was it like volunteering at Lourdes?  I'm dying to know.

Uh... let's see.  The first day they had me there, I was sent to help take old, sick, people in wheel chairs from buses to trains at the station.  They put us in teams. 

My team also had to do work in the baths, which was helping men in and out of the tubs of water from the spring.  They walk in with nothing but underwear, a linen cloth is held out so they can take that off too and wear the linen.  Then they're guided into the water and helped to get dunked in, helped back on their feet (because the water's cold), then they get their underwear back on, and go back to the dressing/undressing area.  It was awkward, but the most awkward was when someone too mentally handicapped to remove and/or put their underwear back on had their turn.  Some of them had soiled underwear and/or diapers. 

I don't know why the heck they do this dunking thing.  The water's the same, no matter how much you get on you.

They had me doing translating, guard duty at the exits and entrances at the grotto, escorting a guy around in a wheel chair, managing lines into the baths, managing the procession/rosary they have every night, teaching us how to move the different types of wheel chairs they have for the sick and old, had us help manage the "international Mass" (liturgical abuse-a paloozah) but I at least got to play body guard for the Eucharist during communion, since people seem to want to walk away with the True Presence.  I only had to stop maybe five or six people and tell them to receive before they were able to walk away, the other volunteers were great, I hung out with them almost every night, there were gypsy beggars everywhere, also homeless beggars, I think the gypsies were part of the same group since they all seemed to take turns in the same spots every day.  I went to a Mass done by an SSPX priest, but the chapel is owned by some traditionalist sisters who are affiliated but not members of the SSPX, wasn't able to have much interaction with the French trads though since they seemed to all split after Mass, but with nothing to do there and it being a religious community, it's understandable.  There were TONS of Italians there, especially that week, since that week was their pilgrimage week.  Italian is close enough to Spanish, so I could kind of communicate with them.  The Italians don't seem to like learning other languages, though.  So guard duty at the grotto, telling people they couldn't use the exits as entrances was ok, unless an old Italian woman wanted to get through, they all seem to think they're the exception to any rule.  An Italian buddy of mine who spoke English was only sort of a practicing Catholic, but told me he still had sex with his two girlfriends, at least one of which is unaware of the other.  There was a group of Dutch Catholics who were great to hang out with, though.  They were being led by a religious brother from an order that split from the Dominicans in France a few decades ago.  He was big into the traditional Mass and into history.

The best and worst of Catholicism was there, as far as the condition the Diocese are in.  You saw liturgical abuses, but you also saw devout and traditional practices.  Hand shaking at the sign of peace and clapping for stuff were present.  Overly emotional, touchy feely music, but there were traditional chants and hymns on occasion.

A sort of insult: the "international Mass" was done in an underground chapel, that looked more like a huge underground garage or military hangar for aircraft, big screens for the thousands in attendance, having to escort priests to avoid the True Presence being desecrated, aaaaaaaaand... it was named the St. Pius X chapel. 

I can't help but think one of his enemies picked the name.

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on September 13, 2014, 01:39:13 PM
sounds like quite the experience i havealwaya wanted to go to Lourdes m

not sure why they immerse in the water

I would be concerned about bacteria.  I have been told I shouldn't go in lakes,rivers, ponds or streams.  Only the ocean or chlorinated pools because I have 2 tubes in my belly, an iv and an ostomy... and my immune system is shot
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on September 15, 2014, 03:32:06 AM
Spent two months in France.  Six weeks taking two courses while living with a host family, then two weeks in Lourdes as a volunteer.

Then went to Ireland for a couple days, then Canada for about ten days.

Wow, what was it like volunteering at Lourdes?  I'm dying to know.

Uh... let's see.  The first day they had me there, I was sent to help take old, sick, people in wheel chairs from buses to trains at the station.  They put us in teams. 

My team also had to do work in the baths, which was helping men in and out of the tubs of water from the spring.  They walk in with nothing but underwear, a linen cloth is held out so they can take that off too and wear the linen.  Then they're guided into the water and helped to get dunked in, helped back on their feet (because the water's cold), then they get their underwear back on, and go back to the dressing/undressing area.  It was awkward, but the most awkward was when someone too mentally handicapped to remove and/or put their underwear back on had their turn.  Some of them had soiled underwear and/or diapers. 

I don't know why the heck they do this dunking thing.  The water's the same, no matter how much you get on you.

They had me doing translating, guard duty at the exits and entrances at the grotto, escorting a guy around in a wheel chair, managing lines into the baths, managing the procession/rosary they have every night, teaching us how to move the different types of wheel chairs they have for the sick and old, had us help manage the "international Mass" (liturgical abuse-a paloozah) but I at least got to play body guard for the Eucharist during communion, since people seem to want to walk away with the True Presence.  I only had to stop maybe five or six people and tell them to receive before they were able to walk away, the other volunteers were great, I hung out with them almost every night, there were gypsy beggars everywhere, also homeless beggars, I think the gypsies were part of the same group since they all seemed to take turns in the same spots every day.  I went to a Mass done by an SSPX priest, but the chapel is owned by some traditionalist sisters who are affiliated but not members of the SSPX, wasn't able to have much interaction with the French trads though since they seemed to all split after Mass, but with nothing to do there and it being a religious community, it's understandable.  There were TONS of Italians there, especially that week, since that week was their pilgrimage week.  Italian is close enough to Spanish, so I could kind of communicate with them.  The Italians don't seem to like learning other languages, though.  So guard duty at the grotto, telling people they couldn't use the exits as entrances was ok, unless an old Italian woman wanted to get through, they all seem to think they're the exception to any rule.  An Italian buddy of mine who spoke English was only sort of a practicing Catholic, but told me he still had sex with his two girlfriends, at least one of which is unaware of the other.  There was a group of Dutch Catholics who were great to hang out with, though.  They were being led by a religious brother from an order that split from the Dominicans in France a few decades ago.  He was big into the traditional Mass and into history.

The best and worst of Catholicism was there, as far as the condition the Diocese are in.  You saw liturgical abuses, but you also saw devout and traditional practices.  Hand shaking at the sign of peace and clapping for stuff were present.  Overly emotional, touchy feely music, but there were traditional chants and hymns on occasion.

A sort of insult: the "international Mass" was done in an underground chapel, that looked more like a huge underground garage or military hangar for aircraft, big screens for the thousands in attendance, having to escort priests to avoid the True Presence being desecrated, aaaaaaaaand... it was named the St. Pius X chapel. 

I can't help but think one of his enemies picked the name.

That "chapel" made me physically ill when I was in Lourdes...and that was LONG before I was anything close to Trad.

On the flip side...the single most comfortable bed I've ever slept on was in Lourdes.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Elizabeth on September 15, 2014, 10:36:04 PM
Very interesting boots on the ground report, LausTibiChristi.  :beer:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on September 16, 2014, 12:07:56 AM
Spent two months in France.  Six weeks taking two courses while living with a host family, then two weeks in Lourdes as a volunteer.

Then went to Ireland for a couple days, then Canada for about ten days.

May I ask what courses you were taking? And where in Canada did you go?

A 300 level grammar course and a course on the history of immigration to France.  I went to Toronto.

we shall expect expect perfect grammar now!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on September 16, 2014, 12:27:19 AM
I skipped work and hung out in the city with my friend and her husband. Best Monday ever.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Older Salt on September 16, 2014, 10:34:20 AM
I skipped work and hung out in the city with my friend and her husband. Best Monday ever.
Nice.

Did you go anywhere special?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on September 16, 2014, 11:27:22 AM
sounds like quite the experience i havealwaya wanted to go to Lourdes m

not sure why they immerse in the water

I would be concerned about bacteria.  I have been told I shouldn't go in lakes,rivers, ponds or streams.  Only the ocean or chlorinated pools because I have 2 tubes in my belly, an iv and an ostomy... and my immune system is shot

People do not get sick from the Lourdes water.  Scientific studies were done which showed the water does contain bacteria, but no-one has gotten sick, even in the studies.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on September 16, 2014, 07:37:41 PM
sounds like quite the experience i havealwaya wanted to go to Lourdes m

not sure why they immerse in the water

I would be concerned about bacteria.  I have been told I shouldn't go in lakes,rivers, ponds or streams.  Only the ocean or chlorinated pools because I have 2 tubes in my belly, an iv and an ostomy... and my immune system is shot

People do not get sick from the Lourdes water.  Scientific studies were done which showed the water does contain bacteria, but no-one has gotten sick, even in the studies.

I have heard that too but not sure I'd risk it
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on September 16, 2014, 07:44:48 PM
sounds like quite the experience i havealwaya wanted to go to Lourdes m

not sure why they immerse in the water

I would be concerned about bacteria.  I have been told I shouldn't go in lakes,rivers, ponds or streams.  Only the ocean or chlorinated pools because I have 2 tubes in my belly, an iv and an ostomy... and my immune system is shot

People do not get sick from the Lourdes water.  Scientific studies were done which showed the water does contain bacteria, but no-one has gotten sick, even in the studies.

But this is the water before it ends up in the pools, I'm assuming.  The water in the pools has had people in it.  Some of the water goes to the pools, some to the faucets on the nearby wall.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on September 17, 2014, 12:48:13 AM
sounds like quite the experience i havealwaya wanted to go to Lourdes m

not sure why they immerse in the water

I would be concerned about bacteria.  I have been told I shouldn't go in lakes,rivers, ponds or streams.  Only the ocean or chlorinated pools because I have 2 tubes in my belly, an iv and an ostomy... and my immune system is shot

People do not get sick from the Lourdes water.  Scientific studies were done which showed the water does contain bacteria, but no-one has gotten sick, even in the studies.

But this is the water before it ends up in the pools, I'm assuming.  The water in the pools has had people in it.  Some of the water goes to the pools, some to the faucets on the nearby wall.

so it would have all their germs as wll

i'm sure i'm not the only person with a compromised immune system and tubes in my belly an d stuff that has gone in that water i wonder if they ever did a study on that
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on September 17, 2014, 01:41:34 AM
sounds like quite the experience i havealwaya wanted to go to Lourdes m

not sure why they immerse in the water

I would be concerned about bacteria.  I have been told I shouldn't go in lakes,rivers, ponds or streams.  Only the ocean or chlorinated pools because I have 2 tubes in my belly, an iv and an ostomy... and my immune system is shot

People do not get sick from the Lourdes water.  Scientific studies were done which showed the water does contain bacteria, but no-one has gotten sick, even in the studies.

But this is the water before it ends up in the pools, I'm assuming.  The water in the pools has had people in it.  Some of the water goes to the pools, some to the faucets on the nearby wall.

so it would have all their germs as wll

i'm sure i'm not the only person with a compromised immune system and tubes in my belly an d stuff that has gone in that water i wonder if they ever did a study on that

But there's no point in being submerged into the baths.  Even they admit, people have been cured, even with just a little, not full submersion.

Whether you get it from the faucets or get submerged, no difference.  Well, except the water in the baths has had people in it.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on September 17, 2014, 11:22:52 AM
sounds like quite the experience i havealwaya wanted to go to Lourdes m

not sure why they immerse in the water

I would be concerned about bacteria.  I have been told I shouldn't go in lakes,rivers, ponds or streams.  Only the ocean or chlorinated pools because I have 2 tubes in my belly, an iv and an ostomy... and my immune system is shot

People do not get sick from the Lourdes water.  Scientific studies were done which showed the water does contain bacteria, but no-one has gotten sick, even in the studies.

But this is the water before it ends up in the pools, I'm assuming.  The water in the pools has had people in it.  Some of the water goes to the pools, some to the faucets on the nearby wall.

No, the water was taken from the pools where the people bathed. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on September 17, 2014, 11:24:14 AM
These people were definitely having fun... :huh:

http://www.htrnews.com/story/news/local/2014/09/16/drag-racing-results-crash/15711191/
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on September 17, 2014, 12:06:07 PM
These people were definitely having fun... :huh:

http://www.htrnews.com/story/news/local/2014/09/16/drag-racing-results-crash/15711191/

We used to do that, but it was on the snow in the fields.  No one got hurt though, so there is that.  And alcohol was not involved.  It was fun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on September 19, 2014, 01:31:42 PM
My sister got me Cal Shakes tickets for my birthday and I went last night with a friend. A Midsummer Night's Dream is so fanciful that it really shouldn't be a modern production but along the same lines it didn't bother me as much as when they do modern productions of the other plays (and operas). (The same company set King Lear in World War II. Fine, but no thanks.) There was music and choreography in a few scenes which felt appropriately Shakespearean despite the modern dance. Puck was funny but I thought he could have been a little more clever. The play-within-the-play cast was amazing.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on September 19, 2014, 07:47:40 PM
St Mary's is having their Shakespeare Festival.  What a great thing to do!  Fun for all the family and so interesting.  So many talented people.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on September 21, 2014, 01:40:40 AM
Just got back from my first MMA, boxing, and kickboxing, 14 bout Fall Brawl!  How exciting that was.  Had never seen any of this before.  Except at Thanksgiving at my Mom's house.  Ha!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on September 21, 2014, 06:22:44 PM
I had a drive up to the mountains with my Mum yesterday and shopped around for some kit in a nearby town for an upcoming forest trip for work. Even though it was raining, the scenery was stunning, and reminded me that I really, really need to get hiking again :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on September 21, 2014, 06:27:14 PM

Did you go anywhere special?

We started with coffee at the Ferry Building. My friend wanted to go to Alcatraz but the tours were sold out. So we wandered along to Fisherman's Wharf, got drinks and appetizers at Scoma's, and then North Beach for City Lights Books and more coffee and tirimisu.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on September 21, 2014, 06:42:27 PM

Did you go anywhere special?

We started with coffee at the Ferry Building. My friend wanted to go to Alcatraz but the tours were sold out. So we wandered along to Fisherman's Wharf, got drinks and appetizers at Scoma's, and then North Beach for City Lights Books and more coffee and tirimisu.

How fun!  We went to Fisherman's Wharf once and it was a blast!  We got to go to Alcatraz too and that was very interesting.  I hope you all get to go next time.  It's worth it.  Glad you had a good time.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LaramieHirsch on September 22, 2014, 03:04:37 AM
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Done Anything Fun Lately?


Traveled coast to coast with the family this year.  Gotta return to Moab, Utah.  I recommend everyone visit that place for a spell at least once in their lives.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on September 22, 2014, 06:32:06 AM
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Done Anything Fun Lately?


Traveled coast to coast with the family this year.  Gotta return to Moab, Utah.  I recommend everyone visit that place for a spell at least once in their lives.

Why?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LaramieHirsch on September 22, 2014, 06:36:57 AM
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Done Anything Fun Lately?


Traveled coast to coast with the family this year.  Gotta return to Moab, Utah.  I recommend everyone visit that place for a spell at least once in their lives.

Why?

Because the land is beautiful and sublime, the Colorado River is an awesome body of water to raft down, camping is fun, and Arches National Park is amazing and requires more than only a few brief hours to take in. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on September 22, 2014, 06:51:24 AM
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Done Anything Fun Lately?


Traveled coast to coast with the family this year.  Gotta return to Moab, Utah.  I recommend everyone visit that place for a spell at least once in their lives.

Why?

Because the land is beautiful and sublime, the Colorado River is an awesome body of water to raft down, camping is fun, and Arches National Park is amazing and requires more than only a few brief hours to take in.

Ah.  Thanks, I didn't realize there was so much to do in Utah.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on September 22, 2014, 07:09:43 AM
Just got back from my first MMA, boxing, and kickboxing, 14 bout Fall Brawl!  How exciting that was.  Had never seen any of this before.  Except at Thanksgiving at my Mom's house.  Ha!

excellent. welcome to the ranks of fight fandom! we're glad to have ya.

ETA: check out the new season of TUF and also check out Invicta FC, some WMMA for ya. girls can do it too.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on September 22, 2014, 07:22:18 AM
Just got back from my first MMA, boxing, and kickboxing, 14 bout Fall Brawl!  How exciting that was.  Had never seen any of this before.  Except at Thanksgiving at my Mom's house.  Ha!

excellent. welcome to the ranks of fight fandom! we're glad to have ya.

ETA: check out the new season of TUF and also check out Invicta FC, some WMMA for ya. girls can do it too.

I've seen some of it on YouTube.  Rhonda Rousy is amazing!  I can't imagine doing that stuff, but there are some really talented women out there.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on September 22, 2014, 07:39:35 AM
Rousey has some mad judo skills and her striking is coming along, but UFC seem to feed her quite a few walkover fights. Invicta is cool because it's an all womens' org, and i think honestly the best thing for WMMA would be to take all the women over to Invicta and keep the men's orgs separate to avoid WMMA becoming just a novelty on the undercard. my daughter is a big fan of Ronda Rousey. personally i think she has some skills but her attitude outside the Octagon puts me off a lot, and the Four Horsewoman schtick is kind of lame.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on September 22, 2014, 06:20:49 PM
I haven't seen anything of her outside of the ring.  Just clips on YouTube, so I don't know about her attitude.  I can imagine though.  I'll have to pay more attention.  I agree about the WMMA going with Invicta.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on September 22, 2014, 07:25:43 PM
personally i like Cat Zingano's fighting style more, she's great to watch. Bethe Correia, who recently defeated Rousey's teammate Shayna Baszler, is becoming quite popular as well. she definitely comes across as having a likeable attitude lol.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on September 22, 2014, 08:59:53 PM
personally i like Cat Zingano's fighting style more, she's great to watch. Bethe Correia, who recently defeated Rousey's teammate Shayna Baszler, is becoming quite popular as well. she definitely comes across as having a likeable attitude lol.

Yes, I've seen Ms. Baszler, she's pretty good.  I'm definitely going to check more into the women's scene.  It's amazing what the body can take.  Not mine, but some.  lol
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on September 22, 2014, 09:06:13 PM
Not mine, but some.  lol

ya never know, we might be seeing you on the next season of TUF... ;)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on September 22, 2014, 10:22:47 PM
Not mine, but some.  lol

ya never know, we might be seeing you on the next season of TUF... ;)

I've been called that, but can't imagine appearing on it.   8) :P :lol:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on September 23, 2014, 12:25:31 PM
Had breakfast at Dunkins with Kaese.  Good times.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on September 23, 2014, 12:31:51 PM
Had breakfast at Dunkins with Kaese.  Good times.
Totes

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on September 24, 2014, 01:35:33 PM
Who ever heard of anything so barbaric as women fighting?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on September 24, 2014, 05:09:39 PM
Who ever heard of anything so barbaric as women fighting?

it's a bit hard to be barbaric at 135lbs, bro. it's a good sport, if they wanna compete then i'm ok with that. i wouldn't be ok with them fighting against men, and i'm not ok with fallon fox competing against women either but there's nothing wrong with WMMA.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on September 24, 2014, 05:19:58 PM
Who ever heard of anything so barbaric as women fighting?

it's a bit hard to be barbaric at 135lbs, bro. it's a good sport, if they wanna compete then i'm ok with that. i wouldn't be ok with them fighting against men, and i'm not ok with fallon fox competing against women either but there's nothing wrong with WMMA.

We've seen 90 lb. Mohammedan women blow themselves up in markets filled with innocent children.  I find that quite barbaric.

It turns out that it is easy to be barbaric, no matter your size.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on September 24, 2014, 05:28:32 PM
Who ever heard of anything so barbaric as women fighting?

it's a bit hard to be barbaric at 135lbs, bro. it's a good sport, if they wanna compete then i'm ok with that. i wouldn't be ok with them fighting against men, and i'm not ok with fallon fox competing against women either but there's nothing wrong with WMMA.

We've seen 90 lb. Mohammedan women blow themselves up in markets filled with innocent children.  I find that quite barbaric.

It turns out that it is easy to be barbaric, no matter your size.

lol alright, alright. but MMA with 135lb women (no bombs) is a sport, not barbaricness man. Especially now under the current ruleset, definitely a legitimate sport.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on September 24, 2014, 05:47:51 PM
Aren't women the gentler, finer sex?  Ought they to be fighting each other for sport?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on September 24, 2014, 06:01:18 PM
Yeah, if they want to. Let 'em bang, bro.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Roland Deschain2 on September 24, 2014, 06:37:22 PM
Went golfing on Saturday for the first time in about 7 years. I put my tee shot on a 165 yard par 3 about 10 feet from the cup.

I think the golf bug has bitten me again.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on September 25, 2014, 06:04:05 PM
Yeah, if they want to. Let 'em bang, bro.

How is that any different than the logic behind sodomy?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on September 25, 2014, 06:06:07 PM
Yeah, if they want to. Let 'em bang, bro.

How is that any different than the logic behind sodomy?

Seriously? Competing for sport is not objectively sinful.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LouisIX on September 25, 2014, 06:09:20 PM
Yeah, if they want to. Let 'em bang, bro.

How is that any different than the logic behind sodomy?

Seriously? Competing for sport is not objectively sinful.

1) I wasn't necessarily attempting to argue that it was, but the response of "if they want to do it, let them" leaves out some crucial moral elements.

2) Isn't there a difference between sport and barbarism?  Where does one draw the line?  After all, we could all get together and take a page out of The Most Dangerous Game and we would sin greatly in doing so even if we labelled our activity as sport.  It seems to me that there is a difference between throwing around a ball and intending to beat someone up, even if they are both called "sport".
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on September 25, 2014, 06:16:56 PM
yes there is a difference between sport and barbarism. MMA is a sport. it's origins lie originally in vale tudo and NHB matches throughout most of the 20th century but modern MMA came about specifically with the introduction of NHB "style vs style" matches such as the early UFCs, PRIDE, and a few others. these original events were designed to pit different martial arts styles against each other in order to determine what beats what, and as such it was more better for those original events to include as little rules as possible and without gloves, rounds or time limits in order to be able to truly determine that. vale tudo literally means "anything goes" btw.
as these events continued to carry on, the fighters participating in them began experimenting with cross training and developing gamesets which would enable them to compete in all phases of these fights. now this was no longer a "style vs style" event but was evolving into it's own game, a truly "mixed martial arts" event. these developments and the evolution of what was taking place into it's own form of sport necessitated the introduction of stricter rulesets, rounds, time limits and gloves.

if you examine the current Unified Rules of MMA, and compare it to the ruleset for UFC 1 for example, you will see that what we have today, whether it's your taste or not, is truly a sport.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on October 10, 2014, 09:14:27 PM
Gathered a bunch of acorns.  I'm just about done hot leeching them, then they go in the dehydrator.  They really smell amazing.  A lot like buckwheat honey.

Lots of work, but yeah...it was kinda fun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on October 10, 2014, 10:17:36 PM
Gathered a bunch of acorns.  I'm just about done hot leeching them, then they go in the dehydrator.  They really smell amazing.  A lot like buckwheat honey.

Lots of work, but yeah...it was kinda fun.

I tried one I found on the ground - didn't taste good... :-[
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on October 10, 2014, 10:25:16 PM
Gathered a bunch of acorns.  I'm just about done hot leeching them, then they go in the dehydrator.  They really smell amazing.  A lot like buckwheat honey.

Lots of work, but yeah...it was kinda fun.

I tried one I found on the ground - didn't taste good... :-[

Ha I bet it didn't.  They're full of tannins (which is why some people use oak leaves in their ferments!).  Leeching the tannins out gets them to taste a lot like a chestnut.  A free, time-consuming chestnut.  I'm gonna grind and roast some this time to try acorn coffee too.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on October 11, 2014, 04:54:03 AM
chestnuts are free too...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on October 11, 2014, 08:30:37 AM
chestnuts are free too...

Good point.  But the only chestnut trees I see around here are on people's front yards...makes foraging a little more awkward lol.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on October 11, 2014, 11:59:32 AM
I had a nice sit down brew and grub session with some colleagues from work yesterday afternoon. Got to know a couple of guys who I have worked with for a while now. One has just recently returned to the Faith and we had a bit of a discussion on Traditionalism. He's intrigued and wants to attend a TLM.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on October 11, 2014, 12:08:08 PM
^^ very cool, Heinrich!

Last night on the way home from getting a new battery for the wife's car, I was rocking a "hey, you should eat something three hours ago headache", so we swung into Chuck E. Cheese for a pizza to go. Once there, I had an idea to make it a date. So, we got dinner there, won a bunch of tickets, and gave them away to a little girl that didn't have much in the way of winnings.

Impromptu good times.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on October 11, 2014, 12:22:42 PM
^^ very cool, Heinrich!

Last night on the way home from getting a new battery for the wife's car, I was rocking a "hey, you should eat something three hours ago headache", so we swung into Chuck E. Cheese for a pizza to go. Once there, I had an idea to make it a date. So, we got dinner there, won a bunch of tickets, and gave them away to a little girl that didn't have much in the way of winnings.

Impromptu good times.

lol i think you're the only person ive heard of that found their head hurt less afyer going to chuck e cheese
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on October 11, 2014, 12:25:08 PM
^^ very cool, Heinrich!

Last night on the way home from getting a new battery for the wife's car, I was rocking a "hey, you should eat something three hours ago headache", so we swung into Chuck E. Cheese for a pizza to go. Once there, I had an idea to make it a date. So, we got dinner there, won a bunch of tickets, and gave them away to a little girl that didn't have much in the way of winnings.

Impromptu good times.

lol i think you're the only person ive heard of that found their head hurt less afyer going to chuck e cheese

I have a bad habit of putting off eating in lieu of accomplishing things. The head actually hurt less after I got home and downed some BC powder. The eating probably helped. The wife enjoyed herself though, so I'm sure that saves me a future headache somehow. :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on October 11, 2014, 12:53:45 PM
chestnuts are free too...

Good point.  But the only chestnut trees I see around here are on people's front yards...makes foraging a little more awkward lol.

"Its free because its yours" :D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on October 11, 2014, 04:11:15 PM
chestnuts are free too...

Good point.  But the only chestnut trees I see around here are on people's front yards...makes foraging a little more awkward lol.

just wear dark clothing and a balaclava, nobody will be bothered by you prowling round their front yard then.


Heinrich, that is very cool.


Gardener i have the same problem with eating sometimes, by the time i rememember i need to eat i am feeling dizzy and nauseous a lot of days.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on October 11, 2014, 04:48:56 PM
^^ very cool, Heinrich!

Last night on the way home from getting a new battery for the wife's car, I was rocking a "hey, you should eat something three hours ago headache", so we swung into Chuck E. Cheese for a pizza to go. Once there, I had an idea to make it a date. So, we got dinner there, won a bunch of tickets, and gave them away to a little girl that didn't have much in the way of winnings.

Impromptu good times.

lol i think you're the only person ive heard of that found their head hurt less afyer going to chuck e cheese

I have a bad habit of putting off eating in lieu of accomplishing things. The head actually hurt less after I got home and downed some BC powder. The eating probably helped. The wife enjoyed herself though, so I'm sure that saves me a future headache somehow. :)
what is BC powder
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on October 11, 2014, 09:33:24 PM
made sauerkraut for the first time. it's just come good today and been transferred to the fridge. but what was interesting about it is that i didn't realise until i made it that the bacterial process it goes through is exactly the same as when i make lacto starters for corn or bourbon mashes.
learn something every day i guess.

and it's actually very tasty as well.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on October 11, 2014, 09:48:52 PM
Nice Arun.  I just moved my ~5L of sauerkraut into cold storage.  How long did you let it ferment?  Still working on getting mine as sour as I like, but it's still one of my favourite ferments.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on October 11, 2014, 10:02:46 PM
Nice Arun.  I just moved my ~5L of sauerkraut into cold storage.  How long did you let it ferment?  Still working on getting mine as sour as I like, but it's still one of my favourite ferments.

once the final bacteria took over, i left it for maybe another day and then taste tested it. it seemed pretty good and the recipe i'm following suggested a 3 to 4 day ferment prior to refrigerating so i stuck it in the fridge. it was about 5 or 6 days i think.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christopher McAvoy on October 12, 2014, 12:17:11 AM
Getting work with Chef's who once worked for the President of the United States at the White house has been fun. Learning about winemaking from former amateurs, now professionals who win awards by copying french traditions has been fun...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on October 12, 2014, 12:44:31 AM
Getting work with Chef's who once worked for the President of the United States at the White house has been fun. Learning about winemaking from former amateurs, now professionals who win awards by copying french traditions has been fun...

yeah that would definitely be fun. winemaking is tough, man. i've had a few go's at it but not much success. i'll stick to my spirit making i think lol.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on October 12, 2014, 11:43:23 AM
Ive been touring London...its awesome. Brompton oratory is da bomb
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on October 12, 2014, 02:13:21 PM
made sauerkraut for the first time. it's just come good today and been transferred to the fridge. but what was interesting about it is that i didn't realise until i made it that the bacterial process it goes through is exactly the same as when i make lacto starters for corn or bourbon mashes.
learn something every day i guess.

and it's actually very tasty as well.

Of course it is!!!  From a fellow kraut eater in WI - we produce more than western Europe!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on October 12, 2014, 03:41:51 PM
i was a bit leery of it at first having a bit of familiarity with what the first two bacteria smell like from doing my sour corn starters, but definitely no trace of that once the lactobacillus takes over.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on October 12, 2014, 03:46:38 PM
Ive been touring London...its awesome. Brompton oratory is da bomb

Not for a couple of weeks yet, but St.s Joseph and Padarn (SSPX) do a social event every first friday of the month. My cousin went and enjoyed the last one.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on October 13, 2014, 01:12:35 AM
Coffee with erin and verae, met curt jester, grabbed a beer with iola and piabee.  #fun #tradmeetup #midwestisbest

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on October 13, 2014, 01:15:33 AM
Hung out with my sister in Milwaukee and Chicago and then Milwaukee again, this time with our illustrious forum leader also.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on October 13, 2014, 11:34:27 AM
finished an accounting exam yesterday
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on October 13, 2014, 11:37:15 AM
I think you misread the FUN part of the title.....
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on October 13, 2014, 09:33:16 PM
I think you misread the FUN part of the title.....

Hey, I got another one coming up - stocks and bonds baby!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: The Curt Jester on October 13, 2014, 09:52:53 PM
Coffee with erin and verae, met curt jester, grabbed a beer with iola and piabee.  #fun #tradmeetup #midwestisbest

Wait...

You met me?  Why didn't I meet you then?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on October 13, 2014, 11:19:06 PM
quick cruise on wife's stepfather's new 1400cc japper.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on October 14, 2014, 02:14:43 AM
Coffee with erin and verae, met curt jester, grabbed a beer with iola and piabee.  #fun #tradmeetup #midwestisbest

Wait...

You met me?  Why didn't I meet you then?
:lol:

Magic!  :D

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: The Curt Jester on October 14, 2014, 04:06:25 PM
Coffee with erin and verae, met curt jester, grabbed a beer with iola and piabee.  #fun #tradmeetup #midwestisbest

Wait...

You met me?  Why didn't I meet you then?
:lol:

Magic!  :D


Must have been because I was two hours away from Chicago at that time.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on October 15, 2014, 06:44:41 AM
Bought a one way ticket to Poland, 'cuz yenno - they're way more Catholic than the Brits  ;D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on October 15, 2014, 07:12:52 AM
just got back from a training seminar with Ricardo Liborio, trainer for American Top Team. he kneebarred me at one point. it was great.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on October 16, 2014, 02:17:09 AM
Went to a shooting range.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on October 16, 2014, 12:51:43 PM
Went to a shooting range.

What did you shoot?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: erin is nice on October 16, 2014, 02:57:46 PM
Coffee with erin and verae, met curt jester, grabbed a beer with iola and piabee.  #fun #tradmeetup #midwestisbest

Wait...

You met me?  Why didn't I meet you then?
:lol:

Magic!  :D


Must have been because I was two hours away from Chicago at that time.

There are eyewitness accounts.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on October 16, 2014, 04:29:35 PM
Went to a shooting range.

What did you shoot?

Probably a gun
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on October 16, 2014, 05:07:28 PM
Went to a shooting range.

What did you shoot?

Probably a gun

Hmmm....perhaps....the plot thickens...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: The Curt Jester on October 16, 2014, 05:49:43 PM
There are eyewitness accounts.

I work in other churches on Sundays.  It was impossible for me to be there considering I don't get off until 12:30 PM and then it would be a two hour drive for me.   These eyewitness accounts may be very similar to the time I was supposedly seen there when I hadn't been there in about five months, plus the "observation" that I'm anti-social (when I'm not even there!) and now this.   Perhaps someone is being delusional?  I certainly can't bi-locate!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on October 17, 2014, 01:05:40 AM
Went to a shooting range.

What did you shoot?

Probably a gun

Hmmm....perhaps....the plot thickens...

Springfield XDM and an XDS.  9mm

A buddy of ours rented an AR.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on October 17, 2014, 06:07:19 PM
neat
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: erin is nice on October 17, 2014, 08:47:02 PM
There are eyewitness accounts.

I work in other churches on Sundays.  It was impossible for me to be there considering I don't get off until 12:30 PM and then it would be a two hour drive for me.   These eyewitness accounts may be very similar to the time I was supposedly seen there when I hadn't been there in about five months, plus the "observation" that I'm anti-social (when I'm not even there!) and now this.   Perhaps someone is being delusional?  I certainly can't bi-locate!

I realize some people are paranoid, but this is just insane  :lol:

So, did you ever meet Wholly Roamin? He says he met you.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: The Curt Jester on October 17, 2014, 11:12:49 PM
I realize some people are paranoid, but this is just insane  :lol:

So, did you ever meet Wholly Roamin? He says he met you.

Yes, I met him.  I even mention him in the thread in which we're talking about meetings.   You were there as well.  Gman had just walked around the corner (as I soon found out) when I introduced myself to WRC.   However, I did not work on Sundays at the time, so I attended Mass at the Institute almost weekly.   Now that I work on Sundays, getting over there is a rarity, and never on Sundays.  The last time I attended Mass in Chicago was either the feast of the Immaculate Conception 2013 or the Octave of the Nativity 2014.

I'm not paranoid, but you might be having hallucinations.   Poor KK.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: erin is nice on October 18, 2014, 08:47:02 AM
So, Curt, do you have a twin?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: sprungli on October 18, 2014, 12:47:47 PM
I went to a pet store and saw some puppies and kittens. So cute!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on October 18, 2014, 03:33:49 PM
Aww I love puppies :)

I went to a lovely garden centre/gift shop and saw the first Christmas tree of the year  :o seems a bit early even for the shops! My youngest bro bought me and my Mum a hot drink and we just took some time out- I've been so crazy busy at work that I felt like I was loosing my marbles this week, so sitting doing nothing except sipping tea and enjoying time spent with my family was just what I needed!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: The Curt Jester on October 18, 2014, 10:54:26 PM
So, Curt, do you have a twin?

Unless I have some long-lost twin separated at birth that I was never told about, then no.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on October 19, 2014, 03:31:20 AM
Aww I love puppies :)

they're great eh. i love pit bull puppies, when they find their legs there's this certain way they walk, all bold and boisterous. it's cool as.

my fun thing was being involved (somewhat) in a drunken brawl and being the good guy!!! which hasn't really been the case most my life.

kinda my fault, i brewed some nice beers at around 9 or 10% abv, and adfter a couple crates of the stuff things went a bit sour between a couple of the guys. all i did was try break it up, but cos i was holding one guys brother in a "seatbelt" hold he thought i was choking his brother, so then he tried to choke me which i dealt with and then it was all cool again. i'm just real proud of myself that i wasn't the shite starter but instead i was the guy trying to sort it all out lol. i think i'm growing up a bit hahaha.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on October 19, 2014, 07:59:17 PM
Post-liturgical alcohol, nicotine, and food with trad friends. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on October 22, 2014, 04:03:37 PM
I went to Auschwitz today with one of my best friends who I randomly ran into in Krakow. Not "fun" but it was an experience. The claw marks on the walls of the gas chamber will literally haunt me til the day I die
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: sprungli on October 26, 2014, 02:12:48 AM
I went to the pet store again. They had some cute puppies who were sleeping & a few different kinds of birds.



Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on October 26, 2014, 03:59:14 AM
Wow that's intense Laus :( Prayers for all departed souls.

I had a brilliant week- went to the mountains/forest for work, found my first Geocache and spent yesterday at a food & crafts festival with one of my brothers, enjoying wild boar and kangaroo sausages and sea salt dark chocolate. Walked round a mediaeval castle, eating a amazing pistachio meringue in one of the towers,  had a great pub lunch, and finished off with a quick look around a Christmas tree + decorations exhibition with my parents and brother.

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on October 26, 2014, 01:19:55 PM
Wow Rose, that sounds like an amazing week.  Oddly enough I had wild boar yesterday too.  Nothing else was nearly as fun though!  Was this all local, or did you go away somewhere?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on October 26, 2014, 02:45:51 PM
Wow that's intense Laus :( Prayers for all departed souls.

I had a brilliant week- went to the mountains/forest for work, found my first Geocache and spent yesterday at a food & crafts festival with one of my brothers, enjoying wild boar and kangaroo sausages and sea salt dark chocolate. Walked round a mediaeval castle, eating a amazing pistachio meringue in one of the towers,  had a great pub lunch, and finished off with a quick look around a Christmas tree + decorations exhibition with my parents and brother.

Did you have bangers and mash? That is literally all I ate when I was in London....that, and ale.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Basilios on October 26, 2014, 04:37:51 PM
Set up my parents Sonos surround sound thing. Spent literally the whole day doing it. Way more complicated than it should be but anyway once it was up and running we listened to some music and thunderstorm stuff and it's awesome.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on October 29, 2014, 06:45:03 PM
Went to Czestochowa today for a few hours...totally awesome.

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: verenaerin on October 29, 2014, 07:03:51 PM
Went to Czestochowa today for a few hours...totally awesome.

So jealous. I would love to go to Jasna Gora!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on October 29, 2014, 07:26:43 PM
Bought a used computer for $75. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on October 30, 2014, 09:42:30 AM
Why?

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on October 30, 2014, 12:46:47 PM
Because I needed one, and it was a good deal; my brother is back in school so its really hard to finish my semester sharing the computer, and when I move out I'll need one too.  I don't need anything special either.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on October 30, 2014, 12:55:37 PM
Nice.

Sounds legit.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on October 31, 2014, 02:04:08 PM
Nice.

Sounds legit.

I forgot to mention I bought it from my sister lol!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: sprungli on November 01, 2014, 05:22:27 AM
I went trick or treating  :ghost1:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on November 01, 2014, 08:02:52 PM
Replying late, sorry!  ;D

Pheo, this is in a neighbouring village (medieval walled town built by Edward I if I remember correctly) and is a yearly event. Lots of fun and a good intro to more exotic meats for a recent veggie-turned-carnivore! Wild boar is lovely :)

Laus, I'm jealous- my grandad was Polish and my Nana still has a silver icon of Our Lady of Czstochowa in her flat that my mum covets! It'd be interesting to hear what today's Poles have to say about the Katyn massacre- my great-uncle was a POW who was one of the lucky ones to survive. It was blamed on the Germans for some time, but the family knew it was the Russians.

Today I had an awesome day- my birthday- and got spoilt rotten by everyone :D My mum, whose fingers are rather numb due to nerve problems, still went to all the trouble of making a beautiful decorated cake, my dad created some awesome photos for me and my aunt & uncle offered a rose for my intentions in Lourdes  :)

Happy Feast day all!

Oh and Sprungli- did you get lots of candy?:)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on November 02, 2014, 05:39:23 PM
Starting to go through all my stuff and sort out what to keep, trash, and give away, and getting ready to move out.  Its a very refreshing spiritual experience.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on November 02, 2014, 05:59:38 PM
Partied Friday night.  Bar crawl Saturday night.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Daniel on November 02, 2014, 07:18:12 PM
Today I had an awesome day- my birthday- and got spoilt rotten by everyone :D My mum, whose fingers are rather numb due to nerve problems, still went to all the trouble of making a beautiful decorated cake, my dad created some awesome photos for me and my aunt & uncle offered a rose for my intentions in Lourdes  :)
Happy birthday!


Today was awesome.  This morning I served at Mass (this was my third time serving the High Mass and my first time as a torchbearer).  And then this afternoon I went to Benediction.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: sprungli on November 02, 2014, 11:23:56 PM
Oh and Sprungli- did you get lots of candy?:)

I got maybe a handful or so. :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on November 03, 2014, 01:56:58 PM
Partied Friday night.  Bar crawl Saturday night.

What is bar crawling?  Is it where you go to one bar, and then another, etc, what we in WI call "bar hopping"?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on November 03, 2014, 01:57:28 PM
Oh, and I'm now using said computer I purchased for the first time.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: verenaerin on November 03, 2014, 02:26:39 PM
I am throwing crap out. I love nothing more then going into a junk drawer or closet and just pitching everything. My living room is done and I am now going to work on the kitchen. My kids are nervous because I am eyeing their room.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on November 03, 2014, 02:40:14 PM
I am throwing crap out. I love nothing more then going into a junk drawer or closet and just pitching everything. My living room is done and I am now going to work on the kitchen. My kids are nervous because I am eyeing their room.

Come over to my house... :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on November 03, 2014, 03:33:00 PM
Partied Friday night.  Bar crawl Saturday night.

What is bar crawling?  Is it where you go to one bar, and then another, etc, what we in WI call "bar hopping"?

Yes. Crawl is a far more apt term because by the end of the night you should unable to walk from bar to bar...hence the crawling. At least if you've done it right.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on November 03, 2014, 03:52:54 PM
Partied Friday night.  Bar crawl Saturday night.

What is bar crawling?  Is it where you go to one bar, and then another, etc, what we in WI call "bar hopping"?

Yes. Crawl is a far more apt term because by the end of the night you should unable to walk from bar to bar...hence the crawling. At least if you've done it right.

Ooohhhhh...now you picked a fight!  Arguing about drinking terms with someone from WI!  Pick your battles!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on November 03, 2014, 03:59:56 PM
Partied Friday night.  Bar crawl Saturday night.

What is bar crawling?  Is it where you go to one bar, and then another, etc, what we in WI call "bar hopping"?

Yes. Crawl is a far more apt term because by the end of the night you should unable to walk from bar to bar...hence the crawling. At least if you've done it right.

Ooohhhhh...now you picked a fight!  Arguing about drinking terms with someone from WI!  Pick your battles!

Son, I'm of English blood, grew up in Canada and was in the Navy...I could drink you under the table in about 4 seconds with your weak-ass 'Murican beer.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on November 03, 2014, 04:09:21 PM
I too have a good dose of English blood, and don't care for watery American beer meself ;)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on November 03, 2014, 04:10:07 PM
I too have a good dose of English blood, and don't care for watery American beer meself ;)

You must have missed the Navy part. Two words me friend: Moose Milk.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on November 03, 2014, 04:40:19 PM
Join the Army; be a man. Join the Navy; feel a man. Join the Airforce; be that man.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Apollonia on November 03, 2014, 04:59:36 PM
Bought a pair of nice heels :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on November 03, 2014, 06:14:17 PM
Bought a pair of nice heels :)

in true Navy spirit  ;D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on November 03, 2014, 08:42:57 PM
I too have a good dose of English blood, and don't care for watery American beer meself ;)

You must have missed the Navy part. Two words me friend: Moose Milk.

A WI farmboy can still give you a run for your money :cheeseheadbeer:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on November 03, 2014, 10:30:35 PM
I too have a good dose of English blood, and don't care for watery American beer meself ;)

You must have missed the Navy part. Two words me friend: Moose Milk.

A WI farmboy can still give you a run for your money :cheeseheadbeer:

Don't gotta be a farmboy for that!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on November 04, 2014, 04:03:48 AM
I too have a good dose of English blood, and don't care for watery American beer meself ;)

You must have missed the Navy part. Two words me friend: Moose Milk.

A WI farmboy can still give you a run for your money :cheeseheadbeer:

Challenge accepted
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on November 08, 2014, 09:38:08 AM
I'm zonked. Just spent all of yesterday and much of today writing reports  :coffee: Now I'm going to try and cram the rest of my weekend with as much leisurely inactivity as possible 8)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on November 09, 2014, 03:25:52 PM
Screamed myself hoarse at The Matches 10-year anniversary show for E. Von Dahl Killed the Locals with my two best friends.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on November 13, 2014, 07:28:55 PM
Sounds fun :)

Finished my work for the week, so am off hiking tomorrow (today) and will try and get a little bit of geocaching in too.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on November 13, 2014, 08:09:40 PM
Took my wife out for her birthday last night. Hibachi and shopping.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on November 16, 2014, 09:51:40 PM
Went out for a quick hunt yesterday with my brother, a couple dogs, and the old .22 - didn't run across anything, but the forest looks amazing with a fresh coat of snow.  I'm really grateful I live in a place with seasons.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on November 17, 2014, 12:04:35 AM
Chant workshop.  It was awesome.  I want to learn more.  And do more.  And sing more. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on November 17, 2014, 08:43:11 PM
Chant workshop.  It was awesome.  I want to learn more.  And do more.  And sing more.

The hills are alive with the sound of muuuusiiiiiiiiccccc.....
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Johnny Midnight on November 17, 2014, 08:51:02 PM
i went to this amazing pizza place saturday night with some buddies. new york style pizza, which i guess ive never had. yah, it was amazing like i say. i tried chicago pizza one time and thought it was terrible but new york is much better.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Akavit on November 17, 2014, 08:57:20 PM
Visited Grossinger's dealership in Chicago.  First time I've seen a dealer with indoor valet parking and a 4-story car lot where they drive cars up to the service desk for viewing.

On the downside, the saleswoman set me up for an appointment to see a truck that they'd already sold before I ever called.  When I got there somebody else informed me they had no used trucks that met my specifications.  Silly woman.  How did she expect to sell me something that didn't exist?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on November 17, 2014, 09:17:08 PM
How did she expect to sell me something that didn't exist?

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on November 18, 2014, 12:23:40 AM
Chant workshop.  It was awesome.  I want to learn more.  And do more.  And sing more.

The hills are alive with the sound of muuuusiiiiiiiiccccc.....

With songs they have sung..... for a thousand years!!!!.....
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on November 18, 2014, 12:24:21 AM
Visited Grossinger's dealership in Chicago.  First time I've seen a dealer with indoor valet parking and a 4-story car lot where they drive cars up to the service desk for viewing.

On the downside, the saleswoman set me up for an appointment to see a truck that they'd already sold before I ever called.  When I got there somebody else informed me they had no used trucks that met my specifications.  Silly woman.  How did she expect to sell me something that didn't exist?

Maybe she's that good of a saleslady....
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on November 18, 2014, 04:32:58 AM
After a 4.30am start to be here for a student support session, I'm sitting waiting for the student who was supposed to meet me half an hour ago.

On the plus side, I get paid to sit and read my Kindle.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on November 18, 2014, 06:13:47 AM
0430 start? Gross. I'd rather be unemployed  :P
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Apollonia on November 18, 2014, 09:39:45 AM
I went to the solarium to boost my vitamin D levels. It was 9 warm and sunny minutes = mini vacation on a budget :D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on November 18, 2014, 12:05:50 PM
Chant workshop.  It was awesome.  I want to learn more.  And do more.  And sing more.

The hills are alive with the sound of muuuusiiiiiiiiccccc.....

With songs they have sung..... for a thousand years!!!!.....

We're horrible trads.  Probably going straight to hell for that.   
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on November 18, 2014, 12:06:13 PM
Yup

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on November 18, 2014, 01:51:31 PM
Chant workshop.  It was awesome.  I want to learn more.  And do more.  And sing more.

The hills are alive with the sound of muuuusiiiiiiiiccccc.....

With songs they have sung..... for a thousand years!!!!.....

We're horrible trads.  Probably going straight to hell for that.

I could care less about the Sound of Music in the Williamson-rant vein, I just despise it on cheesiness and sappy music alone. 

What about The Music Man redone as missionary instead of a traveling con artist?

You've got Evil! In River City!  With a capital E that rhymes with P and that stands for pool (crowd replies, "Baptize!")
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on December 06, 2014, 09:20:33 PM
Went out for an early breakfast and then off to freeze our butt's off at a horse parade.  I didn't realize people went to such lengths to decorate themselves, their horses, and carriages.  They even painted their horses hooves!  Very interesting day.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on December 06, 2014, 10:43:24 PM
A couple of weeks I attended a lecture on Purgatory given by my spiritual director; not fun, per se, but a very compelling and interesting aspect of the Faith to learn about.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on December 07, 2014, 12:19:40 PM
finished my second last paper for finals and one more to go!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on December 12, 2014, 09:12:52 PM
its my birthday . my son gave me a basket full of paper snow flakes with glitter all over them and my wife is taking me to see the tallis scholars
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on December 12, 2014, 10:21:11 PM
Yay!

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on December 12, 2014, 10:21:47 PM
I'm also ridiculously jealous you're seeing the tallis scholars.

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: JubilateDeo on December 12, 2014, 10:45:56 PM
Happy Birthday!!!   :beer:  Seeing the Tallis Scholars sounds sublime.  Enjoy!!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on December 13, 2014, 07:18:14 PM
As in the British ones? Wow, that would have been good. I saw them in Guildford cathedral when I was about 17 and the concert was pretty good, but when they split into two choirs to sing Allegri's Miserere, it took things to a whole new level.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Ascetik on December 13, 2014, 09:46:12 PM
Starting to build a sweet rifle. ;D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christopher McAvoy on December 14, 2014, 01:35:44 AM
Yep, Latin Mass for Our Lady of Guadalupe + party with food afterward with cumbia and merengue dancing with innovative young political theorists.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on December 14, 2014, 02:17:06 AM
Just got back from a Christmas party that most of my friends were at. It was great to see them all at once, especially since I rarely see most of those particular friends at all during the rest of the year.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on December 14, 2014, 04:05:10 PM
went to a real mass at a real church with my family
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on December 14, 2014, 05:43:20 PM
Starting to build a sweet rifle. ;D

What action?  What caliber?  Which accessories?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on December 15, 2014, 07:07:22 AM
Starting to build a sweet rifle. ;D

What action?  What caliber?  Which accessories?
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This!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Ascetik on December 16, 2014, 03:42:34 PM
Starting to build a sweet rifle. ;D

What action?  What caliber?  Which accessories?

Semi-Auto magazine fed. 5.56

Building an AR.

Aero Precision Upper/Lower receiver
16" Green Mountain Barrel 1:7 twist Chrome lined.
Low Profile Gas Block
Magpul MOE OD Green furniture
Magpul iron sights
Nickel Boron coated bolt carrier group
angled grip

still gotta pickup a few small parts. ;)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Johnny Midnight on December 18, 2014, 09:49:21 PM
i flew home!  didnt know i was a pilot did you?  8)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bernadette on December 18, 2014, 10:07:45 PM
Moved all of my 375 (give or take) books from one set of bookcases to another, and organized them by genre. Alphabetizing is tomorrow.  ;D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on December 18, 2014, 10:16:31 PM
Moved all of my 375 (give or take) books from one set of bookcases to another, and organized them by genre. Alphabetizing is tomorrow.  ;D

you should make your own card catalogue
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on December 22, 2014, 01:01:13 PM
Not fun exactly but got enrolled in the Scapular of the Sorrowful Mother today.

Also assisted at the Last Rites for a very ill elderly parishoner. She was so happy to receive it! I was really glad I could be there.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Daniel on December 22, 2014, 01:52:07 PM
Happy late birthday, Chestertonian!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on December 22, 2014, 06:14:44 PM
Happy late birthday, Chestertonian!
thankyou!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on December 22, 2014, 06:18:54 PM
Not fun exactly but got enrolled in the Scapular of the Sorrowful Mother today.

Also assisted at the Last Rites for a very ill elderly parishoner. She was so happy to receive it! I was really glad I could be there.

I've never heard of the Scapular of the Sorrowful Mother
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on December 22, 2014, 06:31:52 PM
Not fun exactly but got enrolled in the Scapular of the Sorrowful Mother today.

Also assisted at the Last Rites for a very ill elderly parishoner. She was so happy to receive it! I was really glad I could be there.

I've never heard of the Scapular of the Sorrowful Mother

See http://www.fisheaters.com/scapulars.html#black2 (http://www.fisheaters.com/scapulars.html#black2) which explains about the different scapular types.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on December 23, 2014, 05:20:30 AM
Semester over.  Games, bruh.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on December 23, 2014, 03:08:44 PM
Celebrating Anglo Falcon's highest grade to date for his Open Uni essay. 88% and a First. He won't be happy I've said so  8)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on December 24, 2014, 06:57:54 AM
The grandson (6) is visiting for the holidays. We made a snowman, went sledding and had a snowball fight. We followed deer tracks in the woods and I showed him where the deer had nibbled the tips of apple trees. The snow was perfect and it wasn't too cold. Lots of fun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on December 29, 2014, 08:10:08 PM
Went to Christmas Mass at a Carmel which ended up having all three Christmas Masses offered back-to-back.  It was awesome.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on January 26, 2015, 01:40:01 PM
I FOUND MY IPOD
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on January 26, 2015, 01:57:10 PM
I FOUND MY IPOD

Lucky! My iPod is still MIA.

Still, glad you found yours.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on January 26, 2015, 03:06:07 PM
When/where do you last remember having it? I've been slowly shriveling up without it for the last two weeks so I feel your pain.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on January 26, 2015, 03:58:36 PM
caught snowflakes on my tongue with my son

and then promptly went inside because it's coldout
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on January 26, 2015, 08:19:27 PM
Just traveled to Bratislava, Budapest, Belgrade, Skopje, Bucharest....it was fun, and really cheap (average hostel was about $4). Didn't really go see anything, just wanted to increase my country count  :P
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on January 26, 2015, 10:29:53 PM
So jealous! ^^
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on January 26, 2015, 10:31:27 PM
When/where do you last remember having it? I've been slowly shriveling up without it for the last two weeks so I feel your pain.

November. Then things at work got really busy and I didn't miss it for awhile. Then my sister got each of us siblings a gift card for iTunes for Christmas and now I really miss it.  :P

As for where...I thought I might've left it in my car after I got back from a run, but it's not there. Nor anywhere else I've thought to look.

Edits: Removed asterix; grammar corrections
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on January 26, 2015, 10:32:06 PM
Posting on SD. I guess that's...fun...  :-\
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on January 27, 2015, 12:21:15 AM
I was hanging up a coat yesterday when I spotted a vest in the closet and decided to check the pockets. Lo and behold, it was there. And of course I had previously checked all the other pockets in that closet, as well as the pockets of all the coats strewn around the living room. I must have hung it up and forgotten about. Sporadic neatness gets me nowhere. :violin:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on January 27, 2015, 12:45:52 AM
You didn't happen to pray to St. Anthony before you found it though, did you? Just wondering, because I haven't tried that yet.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on January 27, 2015, 07:10:27 AM
You didn't happen to pray to St. Anthony before you found it though, did you? Just wondering, because I haven't tried that yet.

I was going to suggest that.  Do it!  He has never failed me.  It's amazing, really.  I have looked for things for days, and it isn't until I've prayed to him that I find it..,,sometimes immediately.  He's even found my engagement ring a few times  :whistling:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on January 27, 2015, 01:08:01 PM
I had mentioned it to St. Anthony on and off a couple times, but I actually made a different prayer promise the day before. Works every time.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on March 19, 2015, 04:08:14 PM
I hiked the Filbert Steps to North Beach at lunch. I need three gallons of water and a shower but the views were worth it and I cleaned out the last of the sfinge from Victoria Pastry.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on March 20, 2015, 07:20:29 PM
For my middle son's birthday yesterday we went to the Phoenix Herpetological Society.  It was really cool.  I'd never seen so many awesome and/or deadly creatures before, and it was better than the zoo because it much more focused on one type of creature (reptiles) and has a lot more than the zoo, and it's private and by reservation only, and everywhere you look there's something awesome/creepy (plus, you're never far from a bathroom, which is good for parents with small children).

According to them they're the facility with the second largest alligator/croc population in the country and also house the largest population of venemous snakes.  Snakes are kind of grotesque and creepy and gorgeous all rolled into one.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on March 20, 2015, 07:21:28 PM
For my middle son's birthday yesterday we went to the Phoenix Herpetological Society.  It was really cool.  I'd never seen so many awesome and/or deadly creatures before, and it was better than the zoo because it much more focused on one type of creature (reptiles) and has a lot more than the zoo, and it's private and by reservation only, and everywhere you look there's something awesome/creepy (plus, you're never far from a bathroom, which is good for parents with small children).

According to them they're the facility with the second largest alligator/croc population in the country and also house the largest population of venemous snakes.  Snakes are kind of grotesque and creepy and gorgeous all rolled into one.

Sounds like hell on earth....this thread is for fun things  :P

There's very little in this world that bothers me: spiders, gore, gross food, you name it, I can deal with it no problem. But snakes are all kinds of nope.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Jacob on March 20, 2015, 07:34:03 PM
My alma mater's women's team is one of the sites for the first two rounds of the NCAA basketball tournament since the team got a high seed.  My brother and I went to the game today.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on March 20, 2015, 07:38:16 PM
For my middle son's birthday yesterday we went to the Phoenix Herpetological Society.  It was really cool.  I'd never seen so many awesome and/or deadly creatures before, and it was better than the zoo because it much more focused on one type of creature (reptiles) and has a lot more than the zoo, and it's private and by reservation only, and everywhere you look there's something awesome/creepy (plus, you're never far from a bathroom, which is good for parents with small children).

According to them they're the facility with the second largest alligator/croc population in the country and also house the largest population of venemous snakes.  Snakes are kind of grotesque and creepy and gorgeous all rolled into one.

Sounds like hell on earth....

Bruh, I live in Phoenix
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on March 20, 2015, 07:40:54 PM
For my middle son's birthday yesterday we went to the Phoenix Herpetological Society.  It was really cool.  I'd never seen so many awesome and/or deadly creatures before, and it was better than the zoo because it much more focused on one type of creature (reptiles) and has a lot more than the zoo, and it's private and by reservation only, and everywhere you look there's something awesome/creepy (plus, you're never far from a bathroom, which is good for parents with small children).

According to them they're the facility with the second largest alligator/croc population in the country and also house the largest population of venemous snakes.  Snakes are kind of grotesque and creepy and gorgeous all rolled into one.

Sounds like hell on earth....

Bruh, I live in Phoenix

Every Aussie on the forum is laughing at you  ;)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Dom Passerini on March 20, 2015, 07:43:06 PM
For my middle son's birthday yesterday we went to the Phoenix Herpetological Society.  It was really cool.  I'd never seen so many awesome and/or deadly creatures before, and it was better than the zoo because it much more focused on one type of creature (reptiles) and has a lot more than the zoo, and it's private and by reservation only, and everywhere you look there's something awesome/creepy (plus, you're never far from a bathroom, which is good for parents with small children).

According to them they're the facility with the second largest alligator/croc population in the country and also house the largest population of venemous snakes.  Snakes are kind of grotesque and creepy and gorgeous all rolled into one.

Sounds like hell on earth....

Bruh, I live in Phoenix

Every Aussie on the forum is laughing at you  ;)

The Phoenician is laughing at himself ;)  Cheers!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on March 20, 2015, 08:02:23 PM
My alma mater's women's team is one of the sites for the first two rounds of the NCAA basketball tournament since the team got a high seed.  My brother and I went to the game today.

So is mine! The game just started. Not looking forward to the traffic.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on March 22, 2015, 10:40:48 PM
My alma mater's women's team is one of the sites for the first two rounds of the NCAA basketball tournament since the team got a high seed.  My brother and I went to the game today.

I'd rather attend the NO than ever watch women's basketball or soccer. ....

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: VeraeFidei on March 23, 2015, 12:26:59 AM
My alma mater's women's team is one of the sites for the first two rounds of the NCAA basketball tournament since the team got a high seed.  My brother and I went to the game today.

I'd rather attend the NO than ever watch women's basketball or soccer. ....

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So much this. Only women's hockey might be worse.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on March 23, 2015, 04:59:45 AM
My alma mater's women's team is one of the sites for the first two rounds of the NCAA basketball tournament since the team got a high seed.  My brother and I went to the game today.

I'd rather attend the NO than ever watch women's basketball or soccer. ....

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So much this. Only women's hockey might be worse.

Womens hockey isnt bad if its Canada vs USA....the gold medal game at the Olympics was intense
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on March 23, 2015, 06:12:11 AM
Intensely painful as I recall.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on March 28, 2015, 10:32:31 AM
Cleaned our chapel with a brand-new cordless hoover. #bestinventionever
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on March 29, 2015, 03:45:38 AM
I watched a production of Godspell.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on June 25, 2015, 02:01:49 AM
Trivia night at a local bar with friends. We scored a solid B, so I was happy.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on July 03, 2015, 01:16:09 AM
My alma mater's women's team is one of the sites for the first two rounds of the NCAA basketball tournament since the team got a high seed.  My brother and I went to the game today.

I'd rather attend the NO than ever watch women's basketball or soccer. ....

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So much this. Only women's hockey might be worse.

only women's sport i ever watch is women's MMA. and outside of Ronda Rousey and Joanna Jedi there's not usually much to see...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on July 03, 2015, 02:02:26 AM

only women's sport i ever watch is women's MMA. and outside of Ronda Rousey and Joanna Jedi there's not usually much to see...

Who do you reckon will win in Ronda Rousey's match with Bethe Correia next month?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on July 03, 2015, 02:18:20 AM

only women's sport i ever watch is women's MMA. and outside of Ronda Rousey and Joanna Jedi there's not usually much to see...

Who do you reckon will win in Ronda Rousey's match with Bethe Correia next month?

as much as I'd love to see Ronda dethroned, Bethe ain't gonna do it man. She's been crushing tomato cans so far, her striking is all she has and it's nothing special. Ronda by armbar.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on July 03, 2015, 02:04:18 PM
Ronda's muscles scare me  :o
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on July 03, 2015, 04:59:10 PM
Ronda's muscles scare me  :o

Google "Cris Cyborg" followed by googling "Gabi Garcia"...

Ronda's a good finisher but for spectacular WMMA fights, and especially considering the level of legitimacy she brings to women's bouts, I prefer watching Joanna Jedi's fights. I'd love to see the two of them meet at a catchweight for a superfight some day.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on July 05, 2015, 10:25:41 AM
Just finished cutting my squirmy, 2 year old daughter's hair.  Good times.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Yankee on July 05, 2015, 11:14:52 AM
Getting ready to go kayaking for the first time.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on July 05, 2015, 02:10:25 PM
Planning to go to Sedona, AZ in early August (unless I get that new job I've been after between now and then, which could complicate the trip).
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on July 05, 2015, 03:23:42 PM
Just finished cutting my squirmy, 2 year old daughter's hair.  Good times.
you need this

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: aquinas138 on July 05, 2015, 05:22:44 PM
Saw "Weird Al" Yankovic in concert with my son a couple of weeks ago. A lot of fun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on July 05, 2015, 05:33:39 PM
Just finished cutting my squirmy, 2 year old daughter's hair.  Good times.
you need this


Hahahaha.  Well, I needed the laugh, for sure. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on July 05, 2015, 07:40:38 PM
Saw "Weird Al" Yankovic in concert with my son a couple of weeks ago. A lot of fun.
awesome
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on July 06, 2015, 01:03:25 AM
Swimming all day in 100 heat for the 4th and then the opera matinee today.

Planning to go to Sedona, AZ in early August (unless I get that new job I've been after between now and then, which could complicate the trip).

Everyone is going to Sedona except me.:(
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on July 06, 2015, 01:28:22 AM
Our friends who have the runway on their property had some visitors last week.  Hubby and I got to go and take a peak.  Here is what she had to say about it as well as a picture.  Some of you might want to...well....  :tinfoil:

Quote
The CAP (Civil Air Patrol) was having training exercises at our place Fri and Sat. KSARNG was OK'd to come with 2 Blackhawks. (1 attack and 1 medevac)
They gave an excellent presentation, a safety talk prior to giving rides to the cadets and senior members, and handed out t-shirts and pens. Yes. ..they stayed for lunch. It was absolutely an UPLIFTING experience.

(http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h227/dymphna17/Blackhawks_zps4qyg9uxw.jpg)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on July 06, 2015, 10:05:28 AM
Cool picture.  :patriot:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bernadette on July 06, 2015, 12:20:41 PM

Oh, man, my dad has one of these! Still has it, and it still works!  :eek: He swears he used it on us kids, but I think that must have been my sister, because I don't remember it.

Oh, and I culled some more books. Yes, it was fun. Cut my original collection by half! I'm so proud of myself!  ;D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on July 06, 2015, 01:15:20 PM
Our friends who have the runway on their property had some visitors last week.  Hubby and I got to go and take a peak.  Here is what she had to say about it as well as a picture.  Some of you might want to...well....  :tinfoil:

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The CAP (Civil Air Patrol) was having training exercises at our place Fri and Sat. KSARNG was OK'd to come with 2 Blackhawks. (1 attack and 1 medevac)
They gave an excellent presentation, a safety talk prior to giving rides to the cadets and senior members, and handed out t-shirts and pens. Yes. ..they stayed for lunch. It was absolutely an UPLIFTING experience.


 :vomit: What a horrible pun.  :ack:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: aquinas138 on July 06, 2015, 01:16:15 PM
Saw "Weird Al" Yankovic in concert with my son a couple of weeks ago. A lot of fun.
awesome

It was probably the best show I've ever been to in terms of pure entertainment and musicianship. It's crazy to see so many musical styles one right after another, with new arrangements of some classic parodies, and, of course, a polka medley.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on July 06, 2015, 02:07:31 PM
Our friends who have the runway on their property had some visitors last week.  Hubby and I got to go and take a peak.  Here is what she had to say about it as well as a picture.  Some of you might want to...well....  :tinfoil:

Quote
The CAP (Civil Air Patrol) was having training exercises at our place Fri and Sat. KSARNG was OK'd to come with 2 Blackhawks. (1 attack and 1 medevac)
They gave an excellent presentation, a safety talk prior to giving rides to the cadets and senior members, and handed out t-shirts and pens. Yes. ..they stayed for lunch. It was absolutely an UPLIFTING experience.


 :vomit: What a horrible pun.  :ack:

Hahaha  That's what my friend said.  She didn't think anyone would catch it.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on July 06, 2015, 05:48:15 PM
Keeping with the aviation theme, did some training at sunset...calm skies and pretty hard to pay attention to your instructor with a view like this  ;D

(Sorry for the potato quality pic)

(http://i.imgur.com/ClcgPBq.jpg)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on July 06, 2015, 08:52:47 PM
amazing pic laus where are you flyibg
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on July 06, 2015, 11:29:37 PM
took the kids to the swimming centre, and for the first time in literally years i hopped in too. i can't swim so i normally don't get in with them, but this time i hopped in the kiddie pool and did some duck-walks. then wrestled the kids playing dunks for about 2 hours.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on July 07, 2015, 12:40:10 AM
took the kids to the swimming centre, and for the first time in literally years i hopped in too. i can't swim so i normally don't get in with them, but this time i hopped in the kiddie pool and did some duck-walks. then wrestled the kids playing dunks for about 2 hours.

You should learn to swim
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on July 07, 2015, 12:40:41 AM
took the kids to the swimming centre, and for the first time in literally years i hopped in too. i can't swim so i normally don't get in with them, but this time i hopped in the kiddie pool and did some duck-walks. then wrestled the kids playing dunks for about 2 hours.

You should learn to swim
Yeah

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on July 07, 2015, 12:47:22 AM
took the kids to the swimming centre, and for the first time in literally years i hopped in too. i can't swim so i normally don't get in with them, but this time i hopped in the kiddie pool and did some duck-walks. then wrestled the kids playing dunks for about 2 hours.
that is the bestp
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on July 07, 2015, 02:59:26 AM
That's an awesome picture, Laus.  I love all the beautiful colors.  Is that in Poland or Canada?  What was it you were flying?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on July 07, 2015, 07:14:02 PM
4th of July block party
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on July 07, 2015, 07:18:47 PM
That's an awesome picture, Laus.  I love all the beautiful colors.  Is that in Poland or Canada?  What was it you were flying?

That was in Poland. And a single engine trainer aircraft...lots of fun  ;D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on July 08, 2015, 10:13:02 AM
Trivia night at bar.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on July 08, 2015, 11:22:58 AM
to target, to target, to buy a fat pig.. home again home again jihgetty jig
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on July 08, 2015, 01:30:58 PM
to target, to target, to buy a fat pig.. home again home again jihgetty jig

It's actually pronounced tarJAY dude.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 08, 2015, 03:41:54 PM
I just completed this hike. I would not have posted about it, but along the route I was given, without a doubt, a signal Grace.

http://alltrails.com/trail/us/colorado/st-marys-falls-trail

http://www.coloradophotohikes.com/st-marys-falls.html
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on July 08, 2015, 10:12:39 PM
Today was an off-day. Went up to Boulder to the Celestial Seasonings tea factory (www.celestialseasonings.com/), took the free tour, got free samples, and ate in their cafe. It was enjoyable, and the cafe served great food at a decent price (cheaper than Panera -- got a good panini sandwich w/ fries for 7.50).

Then over to the Leanin' Tree Museum of Western Art (http://www.leanintreemuseum.com/). Got some good pics which I'll post when less lazy.

And then, to the Redstone Meadery(http://redstonemeadery.com/), took their free tour and had samples. Bought some of their traditional mead and their reserve stuff. Tyler, the meadery tour guide, was great and very knowledgeable about home-brewing, giving good DIY tips. I was surprised to learn they only have around 6 employees total.

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on July 09, 2015, 01:39:02 PM
interesting i remember making mead with a friend once... very easy
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on July 09, 2015, 10:00:31 PM
Today was an off-day. Went up to Boulder to the Celestial Seasonings tea factory (www.celestialseasonings.com/), took the free tour, got free samples, and ate in their cafe. It was enjoyable, and the cafe served great food at a decent price (cheaper than Panera -- got a good panini sandwich w/ fries for 7.50).

Then over to the Leanin' Tree Museum of Western Art (http://www.leanintreemuseum.com/). Got some good pics which I'll post when less lazy.

And then, to the Redstone Meadery(http://redstonemeadery.com/), took their free tour and had samples. Bought some of their traditional mead and their reserve stuff. Tyler, the meadery tour guide, was great and very knowledgeable about home-brewing, giving good DIY tips. I was surprised to learn they only have around 6 employees total.

never tried their mead but i have heard it is some of the best out there...

you should jump in the homebrewing thread in St Joe's Workshop bro.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on July 10, 2015, 01:47:17 AM
played battleship with my son... uncle wiggly...guess who.. some catholic edition
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Archer on July 10, 2015, 02:23:36 PM
played battleship with my son... uncle wiggly...guess who.. some catholic edition

Classic games! I remember all of them from growing up.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on July 10, 2015, 05:27:30 PM
I noticed that my thread went over 50 pages. 8) (we need the cheerleader emoticon)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on July 10, 2015, 05:44:28 PM
I noticed that my thread went over 50 pages. 8) (we need the cheerleader emoticon)


 :cheesehead: :cheeseheadbeer:

But we have cheese head emoticons :):):)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on July 11, 2015, 01:24:57 AM
I noticed that my thread went over 50 pages. 8) (we need the cheerleader emoticon)


 :cheesehead: :cheeseheadbeer:

But we have cheese head emoticons :):):)

Yeah, they wouldn't want it to be used to cheer for any other team.   :lol: :hide:

Congratulations on going over 50, Pia!  Next stop...100!   :) 8)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on July 11, 2015, 01:34:09 AM
No, the next stop is 54. It will get to 100 eventually.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on July 11, 2015, 01:44:30 AM
No, the next stop is 54. It will get to 100 eventually.

OK   :-[ :-X
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on July 11, 2015, 01:50:40 AM
 ;)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on July 11, 2015, 01:53:38 AM
 :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on July 11, 2015, 03:09:09 PM
I noticed that my thread went over 50 pages. 8) (we need the cheerleader emoticon)

 :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on July 11, 2015, 03:26:44 PM
w00t!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on July 12, 2015, 07:27:42 PM
Quick museum trip to see High Style from the Brooklyn Costume Museum with my sister.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on July 13, 2015, 10:58:30 AM
Started a 30 day walking challenge and completed my first two days- 5k steps yesterday, 5500 today. Aim is to be comfortably walking 10k steps a day by the end (about 6 and a half km). Not so sure if it's fun, but at least I feel virtuous  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on July 13, 2015, 11:44:11 AM
Quick museum trip to see High Style from the Brooklyn Costume Museum with my sister.
you are in brooklyn
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on July 13, 2015, 01:49:01 PM
you are in brooklyn

No, there's a 19th-century exhibit on tour.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Akavit on July 16, 2015, 12:48:43 AM
Payed a visit to Fifi - sister of Enola Gay.






[spoiler](http://static.wixstatic.com/media/bd7335_3be1b2d667a54bd18e15ab87ea9cdd36.jpg_srz_p_594_304_75_22_0.50_1.20_0.00_jpg_srz)[/spoiler]



Couldn't afford a ride.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bernadette on July 16, 2015, 02:57:23 AM
Started a 30 day walking challenge and completed my first two days- 5k steps yesterday, 5500 today. Aim is to be comfortably walking 10k steps a day by the end (about 6 and a half km). Not so sure if it's fun, but at least I feel virtuous  :)

I went back to the gym two days ago. Now I'm in the middle of second-day-after agony. I feel virtuous, too.  :lol: :beer:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on July 16, 2015, 05:05:33 AM
Started a 30 day walking challenge and completed my first two days- 5k steps yesterday, 5500 today. Aim is to be comfortably walking 10k steps a day by the end (about 6 and a half km). Not so sure if it's fun, but at least I feel virtuous  :)

I went back to the gym two days ago. Now I'm in the middle of second-day-after agony. I feel virtuous, too.  :lol: :beer:

i get real bad DOMS if i go too long without working out. try get your hands on some Namman Muay liniment it's the best thing i've found, especiially combined with epsom salt ice baths first lol.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on July 16, 2015, 06:42:36 AM
I should be heading to Teresin Niecomesomethingorrather tomorrow...shrine of St Maximilian Kolbe  8)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on July 16, 2015, 06:56:49 AM
I should be heading to Teresin Niecomesomethingorrather tomorrow...shrine of St Maximilian Kolbe  8)

Please remember us along with your thanksgiving.  If that is what you are going for.   8)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on July 16, 2015, 06:58:36 AM
Oh dont you worry about that  ;)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on July 16, 2015, 07:29:39 AM
I should be heading to Teresin Niecomesomethingorrather tomorrow...shrine of St Maximilian Kolbe  8)

His feast day is my birthday, so if you could spare even a short prayer for me, I'd be very appreciative  :D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on July 16, 2015, 08:41:10 AM
I should be heading to Teresin Niecomesomethingorrather tomorrow...shrine of St Maximilian Kolbe  8)

niepokalanów

He's my patron. Please take pics!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on July 16, 2015, 08:44:40 AM
I should be heading to Teresin Niecomesomethingorrather tomorrow...shrine of St Maximilian Kolbe  8)

niepokalanów

He's my patron. Please take pics!

That's the one.

Will do!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on July 16, 2015, 03:47:48 PM
Went to our local street fair over lunch.  I might go back after work, so I can do some more shopping. :):)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on July 16, 2015, 09:49:30 PM
wemt to the park in our neighborhood with my son for a bit watched him go all the way across the monkey bars
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 19, 2015, 04:51:43 PM
Played horseshoes with Gardner along with a couple of Gaelic warriors in the desert sands of central Colorado.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on July 19, 2015, 05:57:39 PM
Played horseshoes with Gardner along with a couple of Gaelic warriors in the desert sands of central Colorado.

whats horseshoes?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lynne on July 20, 2015, 11:26:39 AM
Played horseshoes with Gardner along with a couple of Gaelic warriors in the desert sands of central Colorado.

whats horseshoes?

A game, played with horse shoes...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horseshoes (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horseshoes)

(https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/ef/Horseshoes_game.jpg/250px-Horseshoes_game.jpg)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on July 20, 2015, 04:45:07 PM
Played horseshoes with Gardner along with a couple of Gaelic warriors in the desert sands of central Colorado.

whats horseshoes?

A game, played with horse shoes...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horseshoes (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horseshoes)

(https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/ef/Horseshoes_game.jpg/250px-Horseshoes_game.jpg)

oh yeah now i know it.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on July 20, 2015, 04:47:59 PM
And know that my team won two out of three!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on July 20, 2015, 05:09:32 PM
And know that my team won two out of three!

Well yeah, we were the B-Team.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on July 20, 2015, 05:57:30 PM
was too hot to do anything outside like we planned but we hada small birthday celebration for my son at home..  a month too late
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on July 20, 2015, 06:02:31 PM
was too hot to do anything outside like we planned but we hada small birthday celebration for my son at home..  a month too late

and a very happy un-birthday to him
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on July 20, 2015, 06:13:31 PM
15-hour road trip with the family to the east coast - went and stayed on an island in the Atlantic so we could go on a puffin tour.  Saw hundreds of them from a blind on the island: they're smaller than penguins and sound a little bit like cows (what a cool bird).  While we were on the island we did a couple morning hikes to lighthouses and saw seals, dolphins, and a whale.  Ate lots of seafood.  Went fishing until my arms hurt, then kayaked across a nice big lake anyway.  Woke up to see most sunrises, one of them with three nice white tail deer watching with me.  Walked on a path that's too close to the edge of 100-200 foot sheer cliffs at sunset - and I'd walk there again in a heartbeat.  Picked 6 pounds of wild raspberries, lots of wild strawberries, and some berries that I've never seen before (still alive).

All in all it was an awesome trip.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on July 20, 2015, 06:20:52 PM
Which island if I may ask? Sounds like an awesome trip.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on July 20, 2015, 06:23:53 PM
was too hot to do anything outside like we planned but we hada small birthday celebration for my son at home..  a month too late

and a very happy un-birthday to him
thanks.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Pheo on July 20, 2015, 06:26:21 PM
Which island if I may ask? Sounds like an awesome trip.

Stayed on Grand Manan (dulse capital!) and the puffins are even further out on Machias Seal island.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on July 20, 2015, 06:28:36 PM
Which island if I may ask? Sounds like an awesome trip.

Stayed on Grand Manan (dulse capital!) and the puffins are even further out on Machias Seal island.

Oh cool...spent a lot of time in that bay on the ships...nice area
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Rose on July 21, 2015, 04:42:42 AM
15-hour road trip with the family to the east coast - went and stayed on an island in the Atlantic so we could go on a puffin tour.  Saw hundreds of them from a blind on the island: they're smaller than penguins and sound a little bit like cows (what a cool bird).  While we were on the island we did a couple morning hikes to lighthouses and saw seals, dolphins, and a whale.  Ate lots of seafood.  Went fishing until my arms hurt, then kayaked across a nice big lake anyway.  Woke up to see most sunrises, one of them with three nice white tail deer watching with me.  Walked on a path that's too close to the edge of 100-200 foot sheer cliffs at sunset - and I'd walk there again in a heartbeat.  Picked 6 pounds of wild raspberries, lots of wild strawberries, and some berries that I've never seen before (still alive).

All in all it was an awesome trip.

I'm jealous...sounds amazing!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on July 27, 2015, 01:52:17 PM
I went to see the Corpse Flower at the UC Botanical Garden, twice. The first day it hadn't opened yet. If you ever have the opportunity near you I highly recommend a visit. It's a crazy plant.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on July 27, 2015, 05:08:06 PM
I went to see the Corpse Flower at the UC Botanical Garden, twice. The first day it hadn't opened yet. If you ever have the opportunity near you I highly recommend a visit. It's a crazy plant.

I had to look that one up.  Not sure I'd want to get a whiff of that plant, though.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on July 27, 2015, 05:48:45 PM
It wasn't too stinky when I saw it. It gets worse as the pollen develops.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on August 02, 2015, 12:14:04 AM
put on real shoes (not evensocks and Tevas) and real clothes and went to some fancy rooftop party with my wife and her coworkers at some expensive  bar.  seemed to make my wife happy that i went out although apparently work outings do not count as "date night" because there are coworkers there, and apparently that is not a date.  even though i was her date.

we had a wonderful view of the sky, and the full moon, and the skyline.... the social interaction piece was difficult, i have forgotten how to have conversations with "normal people"   hard time remembering that at one point i was "the social one" and my wife hated these types of things.


we had to leave early but t was good to get out
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on August 02, 2015, 12:53:42 AM
seemed to make my wife happy that i went out although apparently work outings do not count as "date night" because there are coworkers there, and apparently that is not a date.  even though i was her date.

i know that struggle.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on August 02, 2015, 01:43:57 AM
put on real shoes (not evensocks and Tevas) and real clothes and went to some fancy rooftop party with my wife and her coworkers at some expensive  bar.  seemed to make my wife happy that i went out although apparently work outings do not count as "date night" because there are coworkers there, and apparently that is not a date.  even though i was her date.

we had a wonderful view of the sky, and the full moon, and the skyline.... the social interaction piece was difficult, i have forgotten how to have conversations with "normal people"   hard time remembering that at one point i was "the social one" and my wife hated these types of things.


we had to leave early but t was good to get out

That's awesome!  I'll bet you looked spiffy at a rooftop party.  Being social takes practice.  I hate it.  I'd rather be around babies and pets.  I'm so glad you were able to get out.  Your wife must have been on cloud nine.   :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on August 02, 2015, 01:48:13 AM
Protested a gay pride event. :P
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on August 02, 2015, 07:20:00 AM
Protested a gay pride event. :P

Did you dress up as an Orthodox Jew and protest with a knife?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on August 02, 2015, 07:54:01 AM
put on real shoes (not evensocks and Tevas) and real clothes and went to some fancy rooftop party with my wife and her coworkers at some expensive  bar.  seemed to make my wife happy that i went out although apparently work outings do not count as "date night" because there are coworkers there, and apparently that is not a date.  even though i was her date.

we had a wonderful view of the sky, and the full moon, and the skyline.... the social interaction piece was difficult, i have forgotten how to have conversations with "normal people"   hard time remembering that at one point i was "the social one" and my wife hated these types of things.


we had to leave early but t was good to get out

That's awesome!  I'll bet you looked spiffy at a rooftop party.  Being social takes practice.  I hate it.  I'd rather be around babies and pets.  I'm so glad you were able to get out.  Your wife must have been on cloud nine.   :)
yeah i have an easier time talking to my son too
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on August 02, 2015, 11:35:43 AM
Protested a gay pride event. :P

Did you dress up as an Orthodox Jew and protest with a knife?

HA!  We should totally invite them to join us next year. :P
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 03, 2015, 02:41:05 PM
Had a fantastic time at the A's game on Friday even though we lost. And then we watched 90s fireworks from the field.

Drove to LA by myself for the first time.

THREE DAYS PAID VACATION. :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on August 03, 2015, 05:53:47 PM
Had a fantastic time at the A's game on Friday even though we lost. And then we watched 90s fireworks from the field.

Drove to LA by myself for the first time.

THREE DAYS PAID VACATION. :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer:

Sounds like a fun weekend!  Were your hands sore from gripping the steering wheel driving to LA?  I remember needing to take an aspirin and a really hot bath the first time I drove there.  Are your 3 vacation days up now or are they just beginning?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on August 03, 2015, 06:27:35 PM
Think I rocked my final, did laundry (finally), shaved (! finally!), now opening a Wisconsin beer and doing the rest of my to-do list!.... 

:cheeseheadbeer:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on August 03, 2015, 06:40:32 PM
Think I rocked my final, did laundry (finally), shaved (! finally!), now opening a Wisconsin beer and doing the rest of my to-do list!.... 

:cheeseheadbeer:

There should never be anything to do after crackin' a beer

'Tis why I never get anything done
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on August 03, 2015, 06:49:23 PM
Think I rocked my final, did laundry (finally), shaved (! finally!), now opening a Wisconsin beer and doing the rest of my to-do list!.... 

:cheeseheadbeer:

There should never be anything to do after crackin' a beer

'Tis why I never get anything done

yeah it's like saying you'll just  have one eh lmfao... never happens.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on August 03, 2015, 07:20:17 PM
Think I rocked my final, did laundry (finally), shaved (! finally!), now opening a Wisconsin beer and doing the rest of my to-do list!.... 

:cheeseheadbeer:

There should never be anything to do after crackin' a beer

'Tis why I never get anything done

yeah it's like saying you'll just  have one eh lmfao... never happens.

I've got at least one more beer to go...  and maybe a bourbon later tonight...  :D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 05, 2015, 03:33:09 AM
EMO NIGHT LA
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on August 05, 2015, 05:29:49 PM
Think I rocked my final, did laundry (finally), shaved (! finally!), now opening a Wisconsin beer and doing the rest of my to-do list!.... 

:cheeseheadbeer:

There should never be anything to do after crackin' a beer

'Tis why I never get anything done
It's like when I'm doing hw, and then I break for a beer...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on August 05, 2015, 05:36:22 PM
Had a fantastic time at the A's game on Friday even though we lost. And then we watched 90s fireworks from the field.

Drove to LA by myself for the first time.

THREE DAYS PAID VACATION. :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer:

I would be eaten alive if I tried to drive in LA.  Not every going to happen in my world.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 06, 2015, 02:22:24 PM
I would be eaten alive if I tried to drive in LA.  Not every going to happen in my world.

Driving in LA was the best. As if I needed further proof that Nay Area drivers are the worst in the world.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on August 09, 2015, 06:09:24 PM
My in-laws surprised us with an early anniversary gift last night - babysitting, so my husband and I could go out to dinner.  It was such a nice treat.  There's something about a meal that I don't have to cook or clean up after that just tastes so much better.  12 years next Sunday!!   :D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on August 09, 2015, 07:57:02 PM
My in-laws surprised us with an early anniversary gift last night - babysitting, so my husband and I could go out to dinner.  It was such a nice treat.  There's something about a meal that I don't have to cook or clean up after that just tastes so much better.  12 years next Sunday!!   :D
congratulations....  i know our 11 year anniversary is this month.... the exact date is escaping me
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on August 12, 2015, 06:28:04 PM
Spent most of the afternoon on the beach
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lynne on August 12, 2015, 07:06:53 PM
Spent most of the afternoon on the beach

Excellent!

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on August 15, 2015, 08:07:07 AM
Spent most of the afternoon on the beach

Any whale sightings?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on August 15, 2015, 08:57:02 PM
Got back from Arizona last week. Wish I could've stayed out West.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on August 15, 2015, 11:38:55 PM
Got back from Arizona last week. Wish I could've stayed out West.

Did you visit Dom Passerini?

Blue skies and dry air have appeal, eh.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on August 16, 2015, 10:45:53 PM
Got back from Arizona last week. Wish I could've stayed out West.

Did you visit Dom Passerini?

Blue skies and dry air have appeal, eh.

Nope, didn't know he lives in that state.

I actually like gray skies better, but the dry air is alright by me.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on August 16, 2015, 11:38:07 PM
no but lots of dolphins

Went in the ocean today and also stargazing on the beacH feeling very blessed


Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on August 17, 2015, 01:23:21 AM
I beered all over Indiana.  Beer is a verb.  I know because I just used it as such.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on August 17, 2015, 03:55:39 AM
had a few rounds with a Judo coral belt... got smoooooked lol. but got some good pointers.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on August 17, 2015, 09:12:02 AM
We had a reception after mass for my friend who's going to semknary...I left with a box of food
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on August 17, 2015, 02:07:55 PM
Went to St Louis to visit family.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 23, 2015, 03:25:15 AM
Went to Golden Gate Fields for my friend's birthday. Grew up in Albany and I had never gone. It's our one claim to fame (after Rancid)! None of us won, but I spent most of the time figuring out Snapchat, so that was productive.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on August 25, 2015, 12:50:03 AM
BART was a mess so I took the ferry home.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on August 27, 2015, 11:15:12 PM
Put a coat of beeswax on the farmhouse cheddar I made last Saturday, and helped my husband bottle his latest batch of beer, all while listening to old school country on the radio.  In-house date-night at its finest! 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on August 27, 2015, 11:48:47 PM
went to some fancy awards dinner with my wife and her dept ....
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on August 27, 2015, 11:48:56 PM
Put a coat of beeswax on the farmhouse cheddar I made last Saturday, and helped my husband bottle his latest batch of beer, all while listening to old school country on the radio.  In-house date-night at its finest!

is your husband a forum member? get him in on the homebrew thread!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on August 27, 2015, 11:50:01 PM
haven't done it yet, it's friday arvo here right now, but starting 9am tomorrow we have two full days of training camp with 3 BJJ black belts and a Judo coral belt. heaps of open mat/rolling time plus a bunch of seminars. dis gon b guuuud.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on August 28, 2015, 09:09:13 AM
Put a coat of beeswax on the farmhouse cheddar I made last Saturday, and helped my husband bottle his latest batch of beer, all while listening to old school country on the radio.  In-house date-night at its finest!

is your husband a forum member? get him in on the homebrew thread!

He's not a member.  He's not big on social media, in general.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on August 28, 2015, 06:58:18 PM
haven't done it yet, it's friday arvo here right now, but starting 9am tomorrow we have two full days of training camp with 3 BJJ black belts and a Judo coral belt. heaps of open mat/rolling time plus a bunch of seminars. dis gon b guuuud.

aaaaaaand i spoke too soon.... sidelined for today at least with a very nasty bug. hopefully i can make it to tomorrowat least
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: GeorgeT on August 28, 2015, 11:11:23 PM
Made a ton of wine! Less than one dollar a bottle! Cheap and fulfilling. Just like all of my accomplishments!

Oh and who said that Weird Al is a genius? That person i right! It is a fine line between the wise man and the fool. So said Kang in 1992. I am a nerd.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on August 28, 2015, 11:16:51 PM
Made a ton of wine! Less than one dollar a bottle! Cheap and fulfilling. Just like all of my accomplishments!

Oh and who said that Weird Al is a genius? That person i right! It is a fine line between the wise man and the fool. So said Kang in 1992. I am a nerd.

Did you post in the brew thread...? Come on man lol.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on September 06, 2015, 11:11:04 PM
I was finally healthy enough to go to our local ABATE bike rally out at the lake.  My bil let us use his 5th wheel camper that had air conditioning.  We tried 3 different generators before we found one that worked.  It was 97 degrees out with a heat index of 105, so we really, really needed that ac.  When the working generator died this morning we knew it was time to get ready to come home.  Isn't is strange how being out in the heat like that just drains your energy?  Poor Hubby just about made himself sick doing all the hard work.

We had a really good time anyway.  We were with some really good friends we already knew and made some new ones as well.  One of our friend's brought his smoker and made a huge brisket and a couple of huge pork butts.  It was so yummy!

They had bike races this year as part of the bike games which was fun to watch.  And they had a new vender's circle that was just a little hop and a jump next to where we were camped, so that was really nice.  Nigel Dupree was the headlining band.  He is the son of Jesse James Dupree, of the band Jackyl, who headlines at the Full Throttle Saloon during the Sturgis, SD bike rally. All in all it was a really good weekend.  I hope all of yours was too!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on September 07, 2015, 02:02:26 AM
Road trip to Cincinnati.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on September 07, 2015, 09:36:04 AM
On Tuesday, I started organising homeschool curriculum for the year.
On Wednesday, I tidied up the homeschool room and the living room.
On Thursday, we took a family road trip to a corn maze (3 hrs away). Then we ate lunch out, did some shopping, and came home.
On Friday, the kids repainted their schoolbook drawers and tie dyed shirts (since its the last year that all of us kids will be living home, I figured we should do something fun).
On Saturday, I played at an anniversary Mass (NO). I was only asked to play the Mass responses, but since the other guy didn't show up...  ::)
On Sunday, we went to Mass in the morning and following that we went to my grandparents place for brunch. In the evening, while the rest of my family was visiting at my aunt's, I finished organising the kids' curriculum, worked more on our homeschool schedule, unloaded the dishwasher, and prayed 5 decades of the Rosary while folding 4 baskets of laundry.  ;D

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on September 07, 2015, 09:48:34 AM
On Tuesday, I started organising homeschool curriculum for the year.
On Wednesday, I tidied up the homeschool room and the living room.
On Thursday, we took a family road trip to a corn maze (3 hrs away). Then we ate lunch out, did some shopping, and came home.
On Friday, the kids repainted their schoolbook drawers and tie dyed shirts (since its the last year that all of us kids will be living home, I figured we should do something fun).
On Saturday, I played at an anniversary Mass (NO). I was only asked to play the Mass responses, but since the other guy didn't show up...  ::)
On Sunday, we went to Mass in the morning and following that we went to my grandparents place for brunch. In the evening, while the rest of my family was visiting at my aunt's, I finished organising the kids' curriculum, worked more on our homeschool schedule, unloaded the dishwasher, and prayed 5 decades of the Rosary while folding 4 baskets of laundry.  ;D

I think I can safely say this for all the other Mothers on this forum, who are raising families and will have teens in the not too distant future.....what did your parents do that (seemingly, based on this post) formed you so well? 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on September 07, 2015, 04:15:33 PM
Thurs flew into London..spent the weekend at Quarr abbey. Was in London today and heading to France tonight. Next stop: Lisieux.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on September 07, 2015, 07:18:27 PM
Thurs flew into London..spent the weekend at Quarr abbey. Was in London today and heading to France tonight. Next stop: Lisieux.

Das ist muy bien. The Little Flower is a favored Saint in the Heinrich household(my wife's patron and the namesake of my k - 8 school). Please keep us in your thoughts and prayers whilst there.

I went to the Air Force football game. Other than the air tight security procedures: long lines, getting probed with a wand, and having my car bottom out in the "parking lot", we enjoyed sitting amongst the cadets at parents weekend and watching a Falcon thrashing. One of my former students is also a starter. Neat to hear his name called.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on September 08, 2015, 01:18:08 PM
Thurs flew into London..spent the weekend at Quarr abbey. Was in London today and heading to France tonight. Next stop: Lisieux.

Das ist muy bien. The Little Flower is a favored Saint in the Heinrich household(my wife's patron and the namesake of my k - 8 school). Please keep us in your thoughts and prayers whilst there.

Done and done, as well as for everyone here
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on September 08, 2015, 03:08:06 PM
Thurs flew into London..spent the weekend at Quarr abbey. Was in London today and heading to France tonight. Next stop: Lisieux.

Das ist muy bien. The Little Flower is a favored Saint in the Heinrich household(my wife's patron and the namesake of my k - 8 school). Please keep us in your thoughts and prayers whilst there.

Done and done, as well as for everyone here

Thank you so much!  Dear St Therese is my particular patron and has been nothing other than good to me.  Maybe post some pictures?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on September 09, 2015, 12:40:42 AM
Thurs flew into London..spent the weekend at Quarr abbey. Was in London today and heading to France tonight. Next stop: Lisieux.

Das ist muy bien. The Little Flower is a favored Saint in the Heinrich household(my wife's patron and the namesake of my k - 8 school). Please keep us in your thoughts and prayers whilst there.

Done and done, as well as for everyone here

Thank you so much!  Dear St Therese is my particular patron and has been nothing other than good to me.  Maybe post some pictures?

He sent me one.  If he gives the go-ahead, I'll post it for him.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on September 09, 2015, 05:15:55 AM
Thurs flew into London..spent the weekend at Quarr abbey. Was in London today and heading to France tonight. Next stop: Lisieux.

Das ist muy bien. The Little Flower is a favored Saint in the Heinrich household(my wife's patron and the namesake of my k - 8 school). Please keep us in your thoughts and prayers whilst there.

Done and done, as well as for everyone here

Thank you so much!  Dear St Therese is my particular patron and has been nothing other than good to me.  Maybe post some pictures?

He sent me one.  If he gives the go-ahead, I'll post it for him.

Please do bro.

Today Im going to Rue du Bac, St Vincent de Paul, and St Nicholas Chardonnet whaddup
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on September 09, 2015, 01:31:49 PM
On Tuesday, I started organising homeschool curriculum for the year.
On Wednesday, I tidied up the homeschool room and the living room.
On Thursday, we took a family road trip to a corn maze (3 hrs away). Then we ate lunch out, did some shopping, and came home.
On Friday, the kids repainted their schoolbook drawers and tie dyed shirts (since its the last year that all of us kids will be living home, I figured we should do something fun).
On Saturday, I played at an anniversary Mass (NO). I was only asked to play the Mass responses, but since the other guy didn't show up...  ::)
On Sunday, we went to Mass in the morning and following that we went to my grandparents place for brunch. In the evening, while the rest of my family was visiting at my aunt's, I finished organising the kids' curriculum, worked more on our homeschool schedule, unloaded the dishwasher, and prayed 5 decades of the Rosary while folding 4 baskets of laundry.  ;D

I think I can safely say this for all the other Mothers on this forum, who are raising families and will have teens in the not too distant future.....what did your parents do that (seemingly, based on this post) formed you so well?
More like what they didn't do.  ::)

In spring of 2012, my dad started constructing a solar energy-powered bed and breakfast as an expansion of our farm business. With Dad being out of the house most of the day (almost everyday) and Mom working pt as a nurse, I was at home with the kids a lot of the time (I was 14, they were 12, 10, 8, 5, and 2). That school year, we didn't do much homeschooling, the house was a mess, there was next to no discipline instilled in the youngest kids, and I was fed up with it all. I've got a bit of a type A personality, and I need structure in order to function my best and serve those around me. So I did some reading, talked to the kids, made a plan, and got busy.  The 2013-14 school year was when us kids first got into a routine (we left the parents out of the equation). It worked! The kids were learning, the house was cleaner, and meals were served on time.  Yes, there were problems with discipline early on, since I was the one teaching the kids, but we got it worked out.

This entire experience taught me a lot about self-discipline too. I need to stick with the schedule, even if I don't feel like it. I've gained a lot more self-mastery (Deo gratias) in the past few years, which will help me as I get into university life next fall.  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on September 09, 2015, 01:34:30 PM
Wait, you're 17?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on September 09, 2015, 01:45:54 PM
Thurs flew into London..spent the weekend at Quarr abbey. Was in London today and heading to France tonight. Next stop: Lisieux.

Das ist muy bien. The Little Flower is a favored Saint in the Heinrich household(my wife's patron and the namesake of my k - 8 school). Please keep us in your thoughts and prayers whilst there.

Done and done, as well as for everyone here

Thank you so much!  Dear St Therese is my particular patron and has been nothing other than good to me.  Maybe post some pictures?

He sent me one.  If he gives the go-ahead, I'll post it for him.

Please do bro.

Today Im going to Rue du Bac, St Vincent de Paul, and St Nicholas Chardonnet whaddup
Why am I back in the states?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on September 09, 2015, 01:48:38 PM
On Tuesday, I started organising homeschool curriculum for the year.
On Wednesday, I tidied up the homeschool room and the living room.
On Thursday, we took a family road trip to a corn maze (3 hrs away). Then we ate lunch out, did some shopping, and came home.
On Friday, the kids repainted their schoolbook drawers and tie dyed shirts (since its the last year that all of us kids will be living home, I figured we should do something fun).
On Saturday, I played at an anniversary Mass (NO). I was only asked to play the Mass responses, but since the other guy didn't show up...  ::)
On Sunday, we went to Mass in the morning and following that we went to my grandparents place for brunch. In the evening, while the rest of my family was visiting at my aunt's, I finished organising the kids' curriculum, worked more on our homeschool schedule, unloaded the dishwasher, and prayed 5 decades of the Rosary while folding 4 baskets of laundry.  ;D

I think I can safely say this for all the other Mothers on this forum, who are raising families and will have teens in the not too distant future.....what did your parents do that (seemingly, based on this post) formed you so well?
More like what they didn't do.  ::)

In spring of 2012, my dad started constructing a solar energy-powered bed and breakfast as an expansion of our farm business. With Dad being out of the house most of the day (almost everyday) and Mom working pt as a nurse, I was at home with the kids a lot of the time (I was 14, they were 12, 10, 8, 5, and 2). That school year, we didn't do much homeschooling, the house was a mess, there was next to no discipline instilled in the youngest kids, and I was fed up with it all. I've got a bit of a type A personality, and I need structure in order to function my best and serve those around me. So I did some reading, talked to the kids, made a plan, and got busy.  The 2013-14 school year was when us kids first got into a routine (we left the parents out of the equation). It worked! The kids were learning, the house was cleaner, and meals were served on time.  Yes, there were problems with discipline early on, since I was the one teaching the kids, but we got it worked out.

This entire experience taught me a lot about self-discipline too. I need to stick with the schedule, even if I don't feel like it. I've gained a lot more self-mastery (Deo gratias) in the past few years, which will help me as I get into university life next fall.  :)
Please use your dictator powers for good
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on September 12, 2015, 03:14:43 PM
Wait, you're 17?


Yes, turning 18 in January.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on September 12, 2015, 03:19:05 PM
On Tuesday, I started organising homeschool curriculum for the year.
On Wednesday, I tidied up the homeschool room and the living room.
On Thursday, we took a family road trip to a corn maze (3 hrs away). Then we ate lunch out, did some shopping, and came home.
On Friday, the kids repainted their schoolbook drawers and tie dyed shirts (since its the last year that all of us kids will be living home, I figured we should do something fun).
On Saturday, I played at an anniversary Mass (NO). I was only asked to play the Mass responses, but since the other guy didn't show up...  ::)
On Sunday, we went to Mass in the morning and following that we went to my grandparents place for brunch. In the evening, while the rest of my family was visiting at my aunt's, I finished organising the kids' curriculum, worked more on our homeschool schedule, unloaded the dishwasher, and prayed 5 decades of the Rosary while folding 4 baskets of laundry.  ;D

I think I can safely say this for all the other Mothers on this forum, who are raising families and will have teens in the not too distant future.....what did your parents do that (seemingly, based on this post) formed you so well?
More like what they didn't do.  ::)

In spring of 2012, my dad started constructing a solar energy-powered bed and breakfast as an expansion of our farm business. With Dad being out of the house most of the day (almost everyday) and Mom working pt as a nurse, I was at home with the kids a lot of the time (I was 14, they were 12, 10, 8, 5, and 2). That school year, we didn't do much homeschooling, the house was a mess, there was next to no discipline instilled in the youngest kids, and I was fed up with it all. I've got a bit of a type A personality, and I need structure in order to function my best and serve those around me. So I did some reading, talked to the kids, made a plan, and got busy.  The 2013-14 school year was when us kids first got into a routine (we left the parents out of the equation). It worked! The kids were learning, the house was cleaner, and meals were served on time.  Yes, there were problems with discipline early on, since I was the one teaching the kids, but we got it worked out.

This entire experience taught me a lot about self-discipline too. I need to stick with the schedule, even if I don't feel like it. I've gained a lot more self-mastery (Deo gratias) in the past few years, which will help me as I get into university life next fall.  :)
Please use your dictator powers for good

I do, and I will. Its learning to balance mercy and justice in family life that can be tricky. But this part of life is a learning experience for all of us in some way or another.  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on September 12, 2015, 07:19:25 PM
Wait, you're 17?


Yes, turning 18 in January.

looking forward to your yardie?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on September 12, 2015, 07:40:05 PM
Toured a (NO) Carmelite Monastery in town because they had an open house due to the Year of Consecrated Life!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on September 12, 2015, 08:06:19 PM
the other night i attended the local Catholic Schools Speech Competition 2015, as my daughter was repping her school. some good speeches, but something else i thought was cool was that the local SSPX school was invited to participate and included and despite it being a NOtard event they opened with a prayer, and said the Our Father - properly. when i was going to the NOtard eleven years or so ago you'd never, ever have seen that. so it was encouraging; there may still be some Catholics in the NOtard religion yet...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on September 12, 2015, 10:48:32 PM
Wait, you're 17?


Yes, turning 18 in January.

looking forward to your yardie?
yardie?  :huh:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on September 12, 2015, 10:50:09 PM
Wait, you're 17?


Yes, turning 18 in January.

looking forward to your yardie?
yardie?  :huh:

(https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8c/YardOfAle.jpg/220px-YardOfAle.jpg)

where i'm from it's tradition on your 18th birthday.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: verenaerin on September 13, 2015, 12:55:37 PM
Mr T and the kids are watching Transformers the movie. The cartoon version from the 80s, not the recent ones. That is fun for them. Personally, I can't stand the gravelly voices- ugh. So I am going to take a nap. It doesn't get much more fun then that around here.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on September 13, 2015, 01:22:22 PM
Mr T and the kids are watching Transformers the movie. The cartoon version from the 80s, not the recent ones. That is fun for them. Personally, I can't stand the gravelly voices- ugh. So I am going to take a nap. It doesn't get much more fun then that around here.
[/quot

That's a fine work of cinema there

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on September 13, 2015, 01:40:41 PM
Wait, you're 17?


Yes, turning 18 in January.
Nah, I was just planning on having a glass of red wine on my birthday.  ;D
looking forward to your yardie?
yardie?  :huh:

(https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8c/YardOfAle.jpg/220px-YardOfAle.jpg)

where i'm from it's tradition on your 18th birthday.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bernadette on September 13, 2015, 03:35:14 PM

where i'm from it's tradition on your 18th birthday.

Here in the U.S. that would be illegal.  We can't drink legally until 21.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on September 13, 2015, 03:53:55 PM

where i'm from it's tradition on your 18th birthday.

Here in the U.S. that would be illegal.  We can't drink legally until 21.

i do think that's sily though

my dad always poured me a glass of scotch when i was a teenager... some of my happiest memories of him
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on September 13, 2015, 04:05:46 PM

where i'm from it's tradition on your 18th birthday.

Here in the U.S. that would be illegal.  We can't drink legally until 21.

First of all, a 21 yr old drinking age is asinine.

Second, isnt it legal inany stqtes to drink below that age with parental consent, inside the home?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lynne on September 13, 2015, 04:08:41 PM
I watched the Yankees win again, finally...  ::) Tanaka's great!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on September 13, 2015, 04:14:35 PM

where i'm from it's tradition on your 18th birthday.

Here in the U.S. that would be illegal.  We can't drink legally until 21.

First of all, a 21 yr old drinking age is asinine.

Second, isnt it legal inany stqtes to drink below that age with parental consent, inside the home?
When they raised the drinking age to 21, traffic accidents and deaths dropped dramatically.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on September 13, 2015, 05:39:50 PM

where i'm from it's tradition on your 18th birthday.

Here in the U.S. that would be illegal.  We can't drink legally until 21.

First of all, a 21 yr old drinking age is asinine.

Second, isnt it legal inany stqtes to drink below that age with parental consent, inside the home?
When they raised the drinking age to 21, traffic accidents and deaths dropped dramatically.
Let's look at it this way, if we were to legalize public drinking what would happen the first few years, people going crazy, rambling drunk through the streets, urine smell throughout the air, the usual American celebration...give it a couple of years and things will go back to normal, and I would argue be better cops wouldn't have to enforce small crimes and can go after big fish which would lead to better respect for the police and perhaps tighter enforcement regarding drinking in those areas where we really do not want people getting sauced (schools hospitals etc), also perhaps picnics would return as people could go to the market buy food and a beer and just eat in the park or by the harbour.

Point being: the first few years you lift a prohibition things will go crazy but eventually everything will settle.

They once lowered the drinking age to 18 and traffic accidents increased (however I would also bet the legal limit at that time was still .15) then decreased when raised again to 21, I would argue that had they just let it be, and perhaps imposed the current BAC of .08 things would have settled and the benefits of finally joining the metric system (ie having a sane drinking age would come).
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on September 13, 2015, 05:40:22 PM

where i'm from it's tradition on your 18th birthday.

Here in the U.S. that would be illegal.  We can't drink legally until 21.
Calling penal law moral theologians....
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on September 13, 2015, 05:41:06 PM
Mr T and the kids are watching Transformers the movie. The cartoon version from the 80s, not the recent ones. That is fun for them. Personally, I can't stand the gravelly voices- ugh. So I am going to take a nap. It doesn't get much more fun then that around here.
[/quot

That's a fine work of cinema there

Orson Welles is in it
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bernadette on September 13, 2015, 05:49:57 PM

where i'm from it's tradition on your 18th birthday.

Here in the U.S. that would be illegal.  We can't drink legally until 21.

First of all, a 21 yr old drinking age is asinine.

Second, isnt it legal inany stqtes to drink below that age with parental consent, inside the home?

I'm tempted to say "who cares," if it's in the home with parental consent, once the kid hits 16-ish . How would the cops ever find out? It probably still depends on the age: nobody wants parents giving their little kids full beers or anything like that- that would probably still be illegal.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: verenaerin on September 13, 2015, 05:55:40 PM
Mr T and the kids are watching Transformers the movie. The cartoon version from the 80s, not the recent ones. That is fun for them. Personally, I can't stand the gravelly voices- ugh. So I am going to take a nap. It doesn't get much more fun then that around here.

That's a fine work of cinema there

Orson Welles is in it

It's painful and full of dramatic hair metal like rifts and solos. It honestly makes my ears bleed. I will say that my children are learning a healthy respect for robots, so if they ever try and take over, my kids will be all over it.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on September 13, 2015, 05:59:02 PM
Mr T and the kids are watching Transformers the movie. The cartoon version from the 80s, not the recent ones. That is fun for them. Personally, I can't stand the gravelly voices- ugh. So I am going to take a nap. It doesn't get much more fun then that around here.

That's a fine work of cinema there

Orson Welles is in it

It's painful and full of dramatic hair metal like rifts and solos. It honestly makes my ears bleed. I will say that my children are learning a healthy respect for robots, so if they ever try and take over, my kids will be all over it.
the hair metal is what nakes it so great
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on September 13, 2015, 06:00:15 PM
Mr T and the kids are watching Transformers the movie. The cartoon version from the 80s, not the recent ones. That is fun for them. Personally, I can't stand the gravelly voices- ugh. So I am going to take a nap. It doesn't get much more fun then that around here.

That's a fine work of cinema there

Orson Welles is in it

It's painful and full of dramatic hair metal like rifts and solos. It honestly makes my ears bleed. I will say that my children are learning a healthy respect for robots, so if they ever try and take over, my kids will be all over it.
But they wouldn't be able to see them, the robots are in disguise
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on September 13, 2015, 06:01:01 PM

where i'm from it's tradition on your 18th birthday.

Here in the U.S. that would be illegal.  We can't drink legally until 21.

First of all, a 21 yr old drinking age is asinine.

Second, isnt it legal inany stqtes to drink below that age with parental consent, inside the home?

I'm tempted to say "who cares," if it's in the home with parental consent, once the kid hits 16-ish . How would the cops ever find out? It probably still depends on the age: nobody wants parents giving their little kids full beers or anything like that- that would probably still be illegal.

my youngest two siblings on my father's side are half French, their mother migrated here from Brittany, and they were brought up very French in some ways. i remember seeing them having a small glass of wine at the dinner table when i was staying with them, which is something i actually think is quite good. teaching them how to responsibly enjoy drinking rather than keeping it as some kind of forbidden fruit can help stop people becoming too immersed in modern "drinking culture" which can form some bad habits, particularly binge drinking and so-called "dependency".

coming from the guy who advocated yardies a couple posts back lmfao... but yeah, you get the point. i have a 10 year old who is a bit of a "foodie" and i have on occasion allowed them a small sip of a wine or cider and asked them to think about what foods it would pair well with and things like that in order to encourage and affirm positive behaviours towards alcohol.

it's fun to just haul up and get sh!tfaced now and again, but at my age (few months shy of 30) when you look around and see how common it is for people this age to have fatty livers, get DTs when they start drying out, stomach ulcers from drinking, or having little to no stomach lining &c. it's extremely common at this age. but it probably doesn't need to be.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: verenaerin on September 13, 2015, 06:03:02 PM
Mr T and the kids are watching Transformers the movie. The cartoon version from the 80s, not the recent ones. That is fun for them. Personally, I can't stand the gravelly voices- ugh. So I am going to take a nap. It doesn't get much more fun then that around here.

That's a fine work of cinema there

Orson Welles is in it

It's painful and full of dramatic hair metal like rifts and solos. It honestly makes my ears bleed. I will say that my children are learning a healthy respect for robots, so if they ever try and take over, my kids will be all over it.
But they wouldn't be able to see them, the robots are in disguise

Hence training them at a young age. Stranger danger lessons don't just include kidnappers and pedos, it also includes a full chapter on Decepticons and their associates. It's in my Seton HSing planner.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on September 13, 2015, 06:04:17 PM
The Autobots obviously weren't home schooled considering they decided to trust robots called DECEPTicons
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: verenaerin on September 13, 2015, 06:04:42 PM
Mr T and the kids are watching Transformers the movie. The cartoon version from the 80s, not the recent ones. That is fun for them. Personally, I can't stand the gravelly voices- ugh. So I am going to take a nap. It doesn't get much more fun then that around here.

That's a fine work of cinema there

Orson Welles is in it

It's painful and full of dramatic hair metal like rifts and solos. It honestly makes my ears bleed. I will say that my children are learning a healthy respect for robots, so if they ever try and take over, my kids will be all over it.
the hair metal is what nakes it so great

And now that we have this work of art on DVD, it will be with us for years...and years. It will be my life goal to never have the thing memorized. Unlike MLP, which I know seasons 1-3 verbatim.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on September 13, 2015, 06:05:21 PM
I watched the Yankees win again, finally...  ::) Tanaka's great!

Pfft, Jays shoulda swept. We need Tulo back ASAP
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: verenaerin on September 13, 2015, 06:05:46 PM
The Autobots obviously weren't home schooled considering they decided to trust robots called DECEPTicons

If they aren't the clearest example of the evils of common core, I don't know what is.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lynne on September 13, 2015, 06:56:12 PM
I watched the Yankees win again, finally...  ::) Tanaka's great!

Pfft, Jays shoulda swept. We need Tulo back ASAP

Shut up! (Yeah, he's great and I 'hate' Bautista)  ;)

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on September 13, 2015, 07:10:35 PM

where i'm from it's tradition on your 18th birthday.

Here in the U.S. that would be illegal.  We can't drink legally until 21.

First of all, a 21 yr old drinking age is asinine.

Second, isnt it legal inany stqtes to drink below that age with parental consent, inside the home?

I'm tempted to say "who cares," if it's in the home with parental consent, once the kid hits 16-ish . How would the cops ever find out? It probably still depends on the age: nobody wants parents giving their little kids full beers or anything like that- that would probably still be illegal.

Depends on the state.

http://drinkingage.procon.org/view.resource.php?resourceID=002591

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: JubilateDeo on September 14, 2015, 01:03:58 AM
I can't stand Transformers!!!  Or any of those other action shows for boys.  MLP is much, much better.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bernadette on September 14, 2015, 10:38:33 AM

(https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8c/YardOfAle.jpg/220px-YardOfAle.jpg)


So Arun, I forgot to ask: do you keep the glass afterwards as a souvenir? :lol: My brother had a giant drink similar to that in Mexico (I think smaller, though), and he kept the glass.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on September 14, 2015, 10:59:02 AM
I'm going to get one of those and fill it with gin
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on September 14, 2015, 11:33:49 AM
RIP Laus
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on September 14, 2015, 03:51:40 PM

(https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8c/YardOfAle.jpg/220px-YardOfAle.jpg)


I want this.   8) 8) 8)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on September 14, 2015, 05:14:20 PM

(https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8c/YardOfAle.jpg/220px-YardOfAle.jpg)


So Arun, I forgot to ask: do you keep the glass afterwards as a souvenir? :lol: My brother had a giant drink similar to that in Mexico (I think smaller, though), and he kept the glass.

yeah a lot of people do. i've honestly got no idea what happened to mine in the last 9 years...

generally in NZ it's tradition at your 21st to drink one, you have to drink the whole thing in one go while everyone stands around and watches. once you start, you keep going till it's done. some people don't let the beer get flat enough first and the carbonation makes them puke into the yardie and then they have to keep going; it's all in good fun, but kinda gross.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LoneWolfRadTrad on September 14, 2015, 05:29:14 PM
Went to a German American culture festival.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on September 14, 2015, 05:59:30 PM
Went to a German American culture festival.

Isn't that called Oktoberfest?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on September 14, 2015, 06:08:16 PM
Went to a German American culture festival.

Isn't that called Oktoberfest?

bit early for that isn't it?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on September 14, 2015, 06:19:10 PM
Went to a German American culture festival.

Isn't that called Oktoberfest?

bit early for that isn't it?

You know Americans. To boot, the Oktoberfest begins in September. This Saturday, in fact. Should be interesting what with all the muslims hankering around.

http://www.oktoberfest.de/en/article/About+the+Oktoberfest/About+the+Oktoberfest/Oktoberfest-Calendar+2015/4162/

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on September 14, 2015, 06:21:06 PM
prost
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on September 14, 2015, 10:31:37 PM
Mass and dinner afterwards...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on September 26, 2015, 03:01:39 PM
Went to the last A's game of the season (for me) and they got a win against that other Bay Area team.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on September 26, 2015, 03:30:25 PM
I went yo Wadowice the other day

Mea culpa
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on September 26, 2015, 06:39:45 PM
Went to the last A's game of the season (for me) and they got a win against that other Bay Area team.

Cal Bears?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on September 27, 2015, 04:06:51 PM
I took a walk yesterday afternoon (in the lovely September sunshine  8) ) out in our hayfield. I talked to myself for about an hour. Best conversation I've had all week.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Akavit on September 27, 2015, 05:41:28 PM
I took a walk yesterday afternoon (in the lovely September sunshine  8) ) out in our hayfield. I talked to myself for about an hour. Best conversation I've had all week.

"A habit of the old: they choose the wisest person present to speak to; the long explanations needed by the young are wearying."
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on September 28, 2015, 02:14:37 AM
school holidays began. makeshift shillelagh ( we used driftwood) war in the front yard with the kids.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on October 01, 2015, 01:45:42 PM
Stayed out too late.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on October 01, 2015, 01:53:22 PM
Stayed out too late.

Did you do the guilt walk at 5 am with the sun rising?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on October 01, 2015, 03:39:16 PM
Stayed out too late.

Did you do the guilt walk at 5 am with the sun rising?

It's still dark at six here. D:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on October 01, 2015, 05:20:23 PM
I've allowed myself to take a nap every.single.day this week.  It's been glorious, and I have one more to go for tomorrow.  Then, back to the grind next week with my regularly scheduled cleaning chores.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on October 01, 2015, 06:41:42 PM
Pretty sure I rocked a test and successfully finished a lab!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on October 01, 2015, 11:48:25 PM
Pretty sure I rocked a test and successfully finished a lab!

(http://cdn.meme.am/instances2/500x/2197395.jpg)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on October 02, 2015, 12:13:05 AM
Laboratory assignment, not labrador.  :lol:

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on October 02, 2015, 09:20:09 PM
Pretty sure I rocked a test and successfully finished a lab!

You getting a master's degree in a science field?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on October 10, 2015, 11:42:20 PM
Thanks be to God, I actually got in WUFI (World Ultralight Fly In)!  Yay!  It was really windy up at the runway today, but it started dying down around 6:00 pm.  I was getting really nervous because the sun was sinking fast.  I flew with a friend in his paramotor.  There were a couple of us who didn't get to go up this morning before the winds kicked in, so we went in succession.  Then our niece, who was celebrating her 16th birthday came up and went for a ride.  She screamed most of the time (not cool when you have earmuffs on that are connected to the pilot  :eek:) but it was mostly for dramatic effect since her little friends were with her for her birthday party.  She really, really liked it she said.   :lol:

Most of all, I got to go see my friend in the hospital who is dying (Mr Belderok).  It was very hard, but I'm so glad I made it.  I don't know why that was so important, but it was.  Now that I think about it, he's the one that got us into flying in the first place.  Wow.  Anyway, his dear wife was there so I got to talk to her a little as well.  She is doing much better than I would be. 

It was a very good vertical day.  I'm pushing a record here and I like it.  Deo Gratias!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bernadette on October 11, 2015, 06:27:00 AM
Found the bookstore of my DREAMS!:

http://2ndandcharles.com/

Looks like those two bookcases of books will finally have a new home! :D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on October 11, 2015, 06:13:25 PM
Took the dog on a walk at my high school alma mater and encountered 8 wild turkeys on the grounds. That was different.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on October 11, 2015, 06:16:04 PM
Took the dog on a walk at my high school alma mater and encountered 8 wild turkeys on the grounds. That was different.

Elder?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on October 11, 2015, 07:02:32 PM
Took the dog on a walk at my high school alma mater and encountered 8 wild turkeys on the grounds. That was different.

Elder?

Nope, not Elder; I don't bleed purple.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on October 11, 2015, 07:39:36 PM
Took the dog on a walk at my high school alma mater and encountered 8 wild turkeys on the grounds. That was different.

Elder?

Nope, not Elder; I don't bleed purple.

what if you asphyxiated first? or mainlined some grape juice?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on October 11, 2015, 07:47:58 PM
Then yeah, man.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on October 11, 2015, 08:04:25 PM
(http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lubfnjcNmF1qhnthbo1_400.gif)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on October 11, 2015, 09:38:09 PM

LaSalle? Can't imagine turkeys that deep into the city. St. Xavier?
Took the dog on a walk at my high school alma mater and encountered 8 wild turkeys on the grounds. That was different.

Elder?

Nope, not Elder; I don't bleed purple.

LaSalle, St. Xavier; Oak Hills, Western Hills
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on October 12, 2015, 04:29:15 PM
Hubby and I's WUFI (World Ultralight Fly In) pictures

(http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h227/dymphna17/WUFI%20Tanya2_zpsshmevynm.jpg) 

(http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h227/dymphna17/WUFI%20Tanya1_zps2xrzx6ma.jpg)

(http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h227/dymphna17/Alan%20WUFI2_zpstzh0whcl.jpg)

(http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h227/dymphna17/Alan%20WUFI3_zpsxwsjs1pm.jpg)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on October 12, 2015, 04:58:50 PM

LaSalle? Can't imagine turkeys that deep into the city. St. Xavier?
Took the dog on a walk at my high school alma mater and encountered 8 wild turkeys on the grounds. That was different.

Elder?

Nope, not Elder; I don't bleed purple.

LaSalle, St. Xavier; Oak Hills, Western Hills

Nein und nein, Kamerad Heinrich. I didn't go to high school in Ohio.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on October 12, 2015, 05:50:20 PM
Oh. My schlecht. I thought you were a native West Cider.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on October 12, 2015, 05:54:57 PM
Kein Problem. I just live here; trying to get back to the NKY.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on October 12, 2015, 06:28:32 PM
5 pilots. Warsaw. 'Nuff said. Pretty sure its fun but Im also pretty sure I wont remember posting this come morning. Poland beat Ireland yesterday, so the whole town is abuzz

Sip sip
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on October 12, 2015, 09:37:58 PM
Kein Problem. I just live here; trying to get back to the NKY.

Oh. Cov Catholic, then. Is Highlands still dominating he football?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on October 13, 2015, 07:08:18 PM
Kein Problem. I just live here; trying to get back to the NKY.

Oh. Cov Catholic, then. Is Highlands still dominating he football?

Pretty much!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lydia Purpuraria on October 13, 2015, 07:15:25 PM
Kein Problem. I just live here; trying to get back to the NKY.

Oh. Cov Catholic, then. Is Highlands still dominating he football?

Pretty much!

We have friends whose backyard butted up to Highlands.  The babies had to get used to sleeping with sound of cannons during football season.  LOL.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on October 13, 2015, 08:38:30 PM
I went yo Wadowice the other day

Mea culpa
what's dwrong with eadowiv
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on October 13, 2015, 10:29:36 PM
Thanks be to God, I actually got in WUFI (World Ultralight Fly In)!  Yay!  It was really windy up at the runway today, but it started dying down around 6:00 pm.  I was getting really nervous because the sun was sinking fast.  I flew with a friend in his paramotor.  There were a couple of us who didn't get to go up this morning before the winds kicked in, so we went in succession.  Then our niece, who was celebrating her 16th birthday came up and went for a ride.  She screamed most of the time (not cool when you have earmuffs on that are connected to the pilot  :eek:) but it was mostly for dramatic effect since her little friends were with her for her birthday party.  She really, really liked it she said.   :lol:

Most of all, I got to go see my friend in the hospital who is dying (Mr Belderok).  It was very hard, but I'm so glad I made it.  I don't know why that was so important, but it was.  Now that I think about it, he's the one that got us into flying in the first place.  Wow.  Anyway, his dear wife was there so I got to talk to her a little as well.  She is doing much better than I would be. 

It was a very good vertical day.  I'm pushing a record here and I like it.  Deo Gratias!
sounds like a bitter sweet day... will pray for him
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on October 13, 2015, 10:35:37 PM
my son came to visit and brought the chess board spent a bit of time showing him some basic stuff and we played part of a game before we got interrupted

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on October 14, 2015, 11:54:02 AM
Kein Problem. I just live here; trying to get back to the NKY.

Oh. Cov Catholic, then. Is Highlands still dominating he football?

Pretty much!

We have friends whose backyard butted up to Highlands.  The babies had to get used to sleeping with sound of cannons during football season.  LOL.

That's the prettiest part of the Greater Cincy area, hands down. I need to get back there to hang out in Newport so I write an entry into this thread.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lydia Purpuraria on October 14, 2015, 12:27:33 PM
Kein Problem. I just live here; trying to get back to the NKY.

Oh. Cov Catholic, then. Is Highlands still dominating he football?

Pretty much!

We have friends whose backyard butted up to Highlands.  The babies had to get used to sleeping with sound of cannons during football season.  LOL.

That's the prettiest part of the Greater Cincy area, hands down. I need to get back there to hang out in Newport so I write an entry into this thread.

Hofbräuhaus?   :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: queen.saints on October 14, 2015, 12:35:45 PM
Kein Problem. I just live here; trying to get back to the NKY.

Oh. Cov Catholic, then. Is Highlands still dominating he football?

Pretty much!

We have friends whose backyard butted up to Highlands.  The babies had to get used to sleeping with sound of cannons during football season.  LOL.

That's the prettiest part of the Greater Cincy area, hands down. I need to get back there to hang out in Newport so I write an entry into this thread.

Hofbräuhaus?   :)

That much coveted location where hordes of Irish and Germans gather for libations, their enjoyment all the more hightened by the thought of their younger siblings at home.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on October 15, 2015, 05:20:03 PM
There's a bar across the river rooting for the right team...I shall join them
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on October 15, 2015, 05:27:13 PM
Kein Problem. I just live here; trying to get back to the NKY.

Oh. Cov Catholic, then. Is Highlands still dominating he football?

I am old school: Mansion Hill tavern.

Pretty much!

We have friends whose backyard butted up to Highlands.  The babies had to get used to sleeping with sound of cannons during football season.  LOL.

That's the prettiest part of the Greater Cincy area, hands down. I need to get back there to hang out in Newport so I write an entry into this thread.

Hofbräuhaus?   :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lydia Purpuraria on October 16, 2015, 02:32:57 PM
Kein Problem. I just live here; trying to get back to the NKY.

Oh. Cov Catholic, then. Is Highlands still dominating he football?

Pretty much!

We have friends whose backyard butted up to Highlands.  The babies had to get used to sleeping with sound of cannons during football season.  LOL.

That's the prettiest part of the Greater Cincy area, hands down. I need to get back there to hang out in Newport so I write an entry into this thread.

Hofbräuhaus?   :)

That much coveted location where hordes of Irish and Germans gather for libations, their enjoyment all the more hightened by the thought of their younger siblings at home.

 ;D 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on October 20, 2015, 02:33:48 AM
I did my son's bedtime routine for the first time in a long time

it is different from the way my wife does it, we both sing ave maris stella and veni creator spiritus, say different prayers.  i bless him with holy water, she does not do that

he sat in my lap and commented that i dont put him to bed very often.  he said, "it is kind of like the rosary though.  it goes, mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy, daddy.  just like, 'hail mary, hail mary, hail mary, hail maryhail mary, hail mary, our father.  she gets the little beads and you are the big bead."


Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Non Nobis on October 20, 2015, 02:39:00 AM
I did my son's bedtime routine for the first time in a long time

it is different from the way my wife does it, we both sing ave maris stella and veni creator spiritus, say different prayers.  i bless him with holy water, she does not do that

he sat in my lap and commented that i dont put him to bed very often.  he said, "it is kind of like the rosary though.  it goes, mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy, daddy.  just like, 'hail mary, hail mary, hail mary, hail maryhail mary, hail mary, our father.  she gets the little beads and you are the big bead."

 :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on October 20, 2015, 02:42:25 AM
my son came to visit and brought the chess board spent a bit of time showing him some basic stuff and we played part of a game before we got interrupted

Like chess? Hunt down an NZ film called "The Dark Horse". true story. brilliant film. first time Cliff Curtis played a Maori since Uncle f***in Bully (note to mods: that is the characters name btw; watch the film and you won't disagree) but really a friggin great movie. The fact it's a true story just is icing on the top.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on October 20, 2015, 10:30:46 AM
Wife and I went to Salida, CO(not Salina, KS) and did some antiquing. I will post pics in the "Bought . . . ?" thread. We had a nice lunch along the Arkansas River, surrounded by the Rockies, and marveled at God's creation.

https://www.bing.com/maps/default.aspx?q=Salida+Colorado&mkt=en&FORM=HDRSC4

https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Salida+Colorado&FORM=HDRSC2
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on October 20, 2015, 03:07:22 PM
I did my son's bedtime routine for the first time in a long time

it is different from the way my wife does it, we both sing ave maris stella and veni creator spiritus, say different prayers.  i bless him with holy water, she does not do that

he sat in my lap and commented that i dont put him to bed very often.  he said, "it is kind of like the rosary though.  it goes, mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy, daddy.  just like, 'hail mary, hail mary, hail mary, hail maryhail mary, hail mary, our father.  she gets the little beads and you are the big bead."

That's just too sweet!!  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on October 20, 2015, 06:47:34 PM
I'm about to venerate St Maria Goretti, what whaaaaaaaaat

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Arun on October 20, 2015, 06:59:50 PM
I'm about to venerate St Maria Goretti, what whaaaaaaaaat

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put in a good word for us, will ya? churr brah.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on October 21, 2015, 06:24:58 AM
I'm about to venerate St Maria Goretti, what whaaaaaaaaat

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put in a good word for us, will ya? churr brah.

I think he's bound by SAMSUNG-venerate3.02 owner edition.   :grouphug:   8)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on November 09, 2015, 07:23:15 PM
Was invited to the Facebook HQ. Had to sign an NDA. Awesome place. Like a Disneyland for adults.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on November 09, 2015, 09:22:13 PM
Was invited to the Facebook HQ. Had to sign an NDA. Awesome place. Like a Disneyland for adults.

It's like you're speaking a foreign language  :shrug:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on November 09, 2015, 09:25:00 PM
Sat on the back porch with my husband, while drinking a glass of wine and watching the kids run around the yard, playing kick-the-can.  Best.night.ever.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on November 12, 2015, 05:13:22 PM
Spent the last week in Prague with a friend...beautiful city but you can really feel the Godlessness there. Does not have the same soul that places even like London have. But still...it was amazing to be in a city where even the suburbs have buildings from the pre-war era.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on November 15, 2015, 07:09:33 PM
Spent the last week in Prague with a friend...beautiful city but you can really feel the Godlessness there. Does not have the same soul that places even like London have. But still...it was amazing to be in a city where even the suburbs have buildings from the pre-war era.

I was there 20 years ago. There outer parts of the Old Town Square were clearly commie kastenförmig und grau.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Stu Cool on November 15, 2015, 07:57:53 PM
Ran the Richmond Half Marathon yesterday.  It was my first half marathon since I got married and had kids (4 years).
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on November 15, 2015, 09:41:39 PM
Care to share time?
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Post by: Kaesekopf on November 16, 2015, 10:19:06 PM
Been watching this gif on repeat.

Lose it every time.

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Post by: LausTibiChriste on November 16, 2015, 11:04:09 PM
Spent the last week in Prague with a friend...beautiful city but you can really feel the Godlessness there. Does not have the same soul that places even like London have. But still...it was amazing to be in a city where even the suburbs have buildings from the pre-war era.

I was there 20 years ago. There outer parts of the Old Town Square were clearly commie kastenförmig und grau.

Small parts yeah, but nothing like else where. I was 20 minutes outside the centre and there were still a ton of old buildings
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Stu Cool on November 17, 2015, 09:18:29 PM
Care to share time?

1:52:52.  My PR is 1:39:06.  I was only running once a week so I was happy to break two hours.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on November 19, 2015, 02:17:42 PM
Been watching this gif on repeat.

Lose it every time.

:rofl:
I've got a football-playing brother and I could see him doing something like that.


Back to studying psychology and B.F. Skinner, who believed free will was an illusion. . .  :eek: :crazy2:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on November 20, 2015, 06:37:17 PM
Well...my mathematician friend who basically became a Catholic intellectually (as in he found it was the most reasonable position to take)...said that you really cannot prove free will. It is a strange philosophical proble.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on November 23, 2015, 12:21:40 AM
actually went to mass with my family

then the park
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Post by: Bonaventure on November 25, 2015, 01:26:54 PM
Argentine steak house.
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Post by: LausTibiChriste on November 25, 2015, 01:28:00 PM
Argentine steak house.

Argentine BBQ is so good
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Post by: Bonaventure on November 25, 2015, 07:09:36 PM
It was pretty good. Had bone marrow and blood sausage for the first time.
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Post by: Chestertonian on November 25, 2015, 09:22:08 PM
playing Wii skee ball with my son
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Post by: Heinrich on November 28, 2015, 12:21:03 PM
Got a combat pistol lesson/refresher from my Marine friend at a secluded mountain range.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on December 05, 2015, 11:17:15 PM
going to try to see Santa romoorrow oh boy oh boy oh boy oh boy

am way too excited about this
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Post by: dymphna17 on December 06, 2015, 01:09:44 AM
going to try to see Santa romoorrow oh boy oh boy oh boy oh boy

am way too excited about this

Are you going to sit on his lap and smile for the picture?  Maybe get one of the whole family up there?   :P 8)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on December 06, 2015, 01:34:31 AM
going to try to see Santa romoorrow oh boy oh boy oh boy oh boy

am way too excited about this

Are you going to sit on his lap and smile for the picture?  Maybe get one of the whole family up there?   :P 8)
haha just my soni am just taking him and living vicariously

i have never gone to see Santa it's cheesy but we couldn't when I was a kid
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Post by: Chestertonian on December 06, 2015, 08:00:11 PM
saw sinterklaas ride through flatbush on his white horse... Never seen this before

then each child got to sit on his lap st an old historical house it was so cold we had to leave early but was nwoeth it
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Post by: Chestertonian on December 14, 2015, 12:59:56 AM
saturday was my birthday we went to perpetual adoration chapel.. First time I had gone to an adoration chapel in at least 2 years

my son was quiet for the whole hour and I was able to make it that long

then went to mass yofau
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Post by: dymphna17 on December 14, 2015, 01:17:51 AM
saturday was my birthday we went to perpetual adoration chapel.. First time I had gone to an adoration chapel in at least 2 years

my son was quiet for the whole hour and I was able to make it that long

then went to mass yofau

What a wonderful way to celebrate your birthday.  Happy belated birthday!

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Post by: piabee on December 16, 2015, 11:18:13 AM
EMO. NIGHT.
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Post by: dymphna17 on December 16, 2015, 04:32:50 PM
EMO. NIGHT.

Is that cleansing for the soul?  Or just a bunch of people standing around listening to sad music while flicking the hair out of their eyes every once in a while?   ;D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: aquinas138 on December 16, 2015, 07:40:07 PM
EMO. NIGHT.

Oh no. :eek:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on December 21, 2015, 10:59:25 AM
yesterday we had a few friends aand their children over for a tree trimming party and made it to mass with my family in the same day
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on December 21, 2015, 11:26:52 AM
yesterday we had a few friends aand their children over for a tree trimming party and made it to mass with my family in the same day

That sounds like a really good Sunday for you.
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Post by: Christina_S on December 21, 2015, 12:31:52 PM
Put up a real tree in our living room. It's between 15-18 ft. tall.   ;D
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Post by: Chestertonian on December 21, 2015, 01:22:30 PM
you must have very high ceilings
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Post by: Christina_S on December 21, 2015, 04:42:57 PM
you must have very high ceilings
In this part of the house we do.
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Post by: Kaesekopf on December 21, 2015, 04:53:30 PM
Book scanning.
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Post by: Stu Cool on December 21, 2015, 05:02:48 PM
Took a concealed carry class.
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Post by: zork on December 21, 2015, 05:53:41 PM
Went through my comic collection and added some comics to sell online. So, kinda fun.
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Post by: piabee on December 21, 2015, 06:16:49 PM
My best friend is working out of her firm's SF office while she's home for Christmas this week, so we got lunch.
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Post by: aquinas138 on December 21, 2015, 06:26:46 PM
Book scanning.

That does sound fun. What kind of setup were you using?
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Post by: Kaesekopf on December 21, 2015, 06:35:38 PM
Book scanning.

That does sound fun. What kind of setup were you using?

Just my printer scanner combo.  It's for a project im working on, and these books are due back to the library. :lol:

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Post by: LausTibiChriste on December 30, 2015, 03:35:56 AM
Just experienced an earthquake, which was fun
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Post by: Lynne on December 30, 2015, 07:28:47 AM
Just experienced an earthquake, which was fun

Not!

Welcome back, we've missed you!
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Post by: dymphna17 on December 30, 2015, 02:04:07 PM
Just experienced an earthquake, which was fun

 :eek:  Where the heck are you?
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Post by: Gardener on December 30, 2015, 02:43:49 PM
Just experienced an earthquake, which was fun

 :eek:  Where the heck are you?

Canada?

https://mobile.twitter.com/BreakingNews/status/682107240141185024
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Post by: dymphna17 on December 30, 2015, 03:03:12 PM
Just experienced an earthquake, which was fun

 :eek:  Where the heck are you?

Canada?

https://mobile.twitter.com/BreakingNews/status/682107240141185024

Thank you Gardener.  I had never thought of Canada as a place for earthquakes and with LTC's penchant for country hopping, it made me wonder.
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Post by: LausTibiChriste on December 31, 2015, 05:06:42 AM
Yeah it was in Canada. West coast sits on the same fault line as Seattle. Vancouver is overdue for "the big one" by several centuries. It will mess this place up something fierce when it eventually hits.
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Post by: LausTibiChriste on December 31, 2015, 05:07:23 AM
Just experienced an earthquake, which was fun

Not!

Welcome back, we've missed you!

Thanks :)

I'll try to do a better job of watching my mouth before I post  ;D
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Post by: red solo cup on December 31, 2015, 07:25:11 AM
When you began your hiatus, le Habs promptly lost six in a row. Coincidence?
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Post by: LausTibiChriste on December 31, 2015, 07:40:14 AM
When you began your hiatus, le Habs promptly lost six in a row. Coincidence?

Please don't mention my boys anytime soon....I'm in a state of severe depression
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Post by: Lynne on December 31, 2015, 01:05:55 PM
Just experienced an earthquake, which was fun

Not!

Welcome back, we've missed you!

Thanks :)

I'll try to do a better job of watching my mouth before I post  ;D

Well, that can be tough to do during this pontificate...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bernadette on December 31, 2015, 01:34:11 PM
Just experienced an earthquake, which was fun

Not!

Welcome back, we've missed you!

Thanks :)

I'll try to do a better job of watching my mouth before I post  ;D

Well, that can be tough to do during this pontificate...

We should all send the Pope Krampus cards. Then maybe we'll feel better. ;)
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Post by: Chestertonian on December 31, 2015, 04:10:05 PM
Welcome back laus
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Post by: dymphna17 on January 01, 2016, 10:55:42 PM
Went to a chili feed for a bunch of remote controlled airplane flyers.  It's been a tradition for many, many years to do this on January 1st.  They used to go out to the field at sunup and fly their planes no matter the weather on that day.  They have flown in it all except in cases of lightening.  There are just a few of them left now and those are in their hundreds  :lol:  so they don't do that anymore.  It's boring as all get out, but these are a good bunch of men.
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Post by: Christina_S on January 04, 2016, 12:48:50 PM
I turn 18 today, but we celebrated last night with chicken dinner, blackberry cheesecake, and a glass of white wine.  8)
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Post by: LausTibiChriste on January 04, 2016, 01:20:11 PM
I turn 18 today, but we celebrated last night with chicken dinner, blackberry cheesecake, and a glass of white wine.  8)

Happy Birthday!

But seriously, Im calling the cops
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Post by: MilesChristi on January 04, 2016, 01:27:53 PM
Isn't she Canadian?
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Post by: Rose on January 04, 2016, 02:22:20 PM
I turn 18 today, but we celebrated last night with chicken dinner, blackberry cheesecake, and a glass of white wine.  8)

Happy birthday!
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Post by: LausTibiChriste on January 04, 2016, 07:12:52 PM
Isn't she Canadian?

Well Ill be darned, drinking age in Alberta is 18....must be nice
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on January 05, 2016, 03:37:58 PM
Isn't she Canadian?

Verily and very.
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Post by: piabee on January 30, 2016, 03:12:07 PM
I cleaned out my closet. Been putting it off for three years. Feels amazing.
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Post by: Gardener on January 30, 2016, 03:44:11 PM
Since I'm pretty much tied to the house while on call, I'm restoring cast iron pans.
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Post by: LausTibiChriste on January 30, 2016, 04:10:58 PM
Since I'm pretty much tied to the house while on call, I'm restoring cast iron pans.

What's your philosophy on getting new cast iron pans? I've heard a million different opinions about how to properly care for them...I'd be interested to hear your take.

I had one once, but my roommate thought it could float. I won $100 off that bet but have never owned cast iron for more than 30 minutes so I never got a chance to use it.
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Post by: Kaesekopf on January 30, 2016, 04:14:42 PM
:lol:

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Post by: Heinrich on January 30, 2016, 04:27:50 PM
Since I'm pretty much tied to the house while on call, I'm restoring cast iron pans.

What's your philosophy on getting new cast iron pans? I've heard a million different opinions about how to properly care for them...I'd be interested to hear your take.

I had one once, but my roommate thought it could float. I won $100 off that bet but have never owned cast iron for more than 30 minutes so I never got a chance to use it.

Is there a Polish joke in there?
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Post by: Gardener on January 30, 2016, 04:30:30 PM
Since I'm pretty much tied to the house while on call, I'm restoring cast iron pans.

What's your philosophy on getting new cast iron pans? I've heard a million different opinions about how to properly care for them...I'd be interested to hear your take.

I had one once, but my roommate thought it could float. I won $100 off that bet but have never owned cast iron for more than 30 minutes so I never got a chance to use it.

New cast iron is too rough. Stay away from non-USA/Canada versions. The old stuff, which is available from thrift stores and garage sales, is machined smoothly on the cooking surface. This is key for good seasoning that doesn't take ages to deal with. Also, if you have to strip it, the smoother surface allows easier re-seasoning.

If you see a faint circular pattern in the cooking surface, it should be smooth. If you find one which is heavily covered, try scratching away to see the bare surface.

PM Lynne for her take on the old vs new, as she got two of my pieces a while ago. I didn't season them, just stripped and did a basic coat of vegetable oil for rust prevention in shipping.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on January 30, 2016, 04:32:58 PM
Since I'm pretty much tied to the house while on call, I'm restoring cast iron pans.

What's your philosophy on getting new cast iron pans? I've heard a million different opinions about how to properly care for them...I'd be interested to hear your take.

I had one once, but my roommate thought it could float. I won $100 off that bet but have never owned cast iron for more than 30 minutes so I never got a chance to use it.

Is there a Polish joke in there?

Navy but close enough
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on January 31, 2016, 05:50:03 AM
Since I'm pretty much tied to the house while on call, I'm restoring cast iron pans.

What's your philosophy on getting new cast iron pans? I've heard a million different opinions about how to properly care for them...I'd be interested to hear your take.

I had one once, but my roommate thought it could float. I won $100 off that bet but have never owned cast iron for more than 30 minutes so I never got a chance to use it.

Is there a Polish joke in there?
A man walks into a store. He goes up to the clerk and says "I'd like to buy some kielbasa please"  The clerk says "Oh you must be Polish" The man replied "Why do you think I'm Polish? Is it because I ordered kielbasa?"  "No" said the clerk," I think your Polish because this is a hardware store".
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on January 31, 2016, 03:45:40 PM
My siblings are coming to visit me, so that's something...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on January 31, 2016, 05:02:18 PM
I did laundry.

I also set fire to a paper towel. 

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Post by: MundaCorMeum on January 31, 2016, 05:59:50 PM
I did laundry.

I also set fire to a paper towel. 

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It's Sunday....no laundry!  :wag:

And, to your second point, atleast it wasn't your eyebrows #beentheredonethat
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on January 31, 2016, 06:00:39 PM
watched my kids have a shaving cream fight. Good times!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on January 31, 2016, 06:21:33 PM
It was do it today or wear dirty clothes again....  #nothanks

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Non Nobis on January 31, 2016, 07:11:21 PM
My siblings are coming to visit me, so that's something...

My siblings are also coming in a couple of weeks, just for a happy visit. One is from Cancun, Mexico, another from PA, and two are here in CA, so it really is something. 

Oops, that's not "lately".  Guess I'll have to report back later (if it really is fun!).         
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: verenaerin on January 31, 2016, 07:14:36 PM
watched my kids have a shaving cream fight. Good times!

Outside?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on January 31, 2016, 07:33:49 PM
watched my kids have a shaving cream fight. Good times!

Outside?

Of course!  I'm not that crazy  ;)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: verenaerin on January 31, 2016, 07:38:52 PM
watched my kids have a shaving cream fight. Good times!

Outside?

Of course!  I'm not that crazy  ;)

It's super cold out right now, so I was trying to picture how I could do this. Then I remembered that you live waaaaaaaaaay down south. :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on January 31, 2016, 07:48:17 PM
watched my kids have a shaving cream fight. Good times!

Outside?

Of course!  I'm not that crazy  ;)

It's super cold out right now, so I was trying to picture how I could do this. Then I remembered that you live waaaaaaaaaay down south. :)

Hahaha...yeah, I realized our locale differences after I responded to you, too. Shaving cream is the closest we ever get to snow most years  :-\. My almost two year old was outside in nothing but a diaper today, and perfectly happy!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: verenaerin on January 31, 2016, 07:51:52 PM
watched my kids have a shaving cream fight. Good times!

Outside?

Of course!  I'm not that crazy  ;)

It's super cold out right now, so I was trying to picture how I could do this. Then I remembered that you live waaaaaaaaaay down south. :)

Hahaha...yeah, I realized our locale differences after I responded to you, too. Shaving cream is the closest we ever get to snow most years  :-\. My almost two year old was outside in nothing but a diaper today, and perfectly happy!

I love the summer when you can put the littles just in diapers. especially when they are the drooly kind and ruin their clothes continuously.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on January 31, 2016, 08:12:02 PM
watched my kids have a shaving cream fight. Good times!

Outside?

Of course!  I'm not that crazy  ;)

It's super cold out right now, so I was trying to picture how I could do this. Then I remembered that you live waaaaaaaaaay down south. :)

Hahaha...yeah, I realized our locale differences after I responded to you, too. Shaving cream is the closest we ever get to snow most years  :-\. My almost two year old was outside in nothing but a diaper today, and perfectly happy!

I love the summer when you can put the littles just in diapers. especially when they are the drooly kind and ruin their clothes continuously.

My kids just about live in nothing but a diaper from the time they can crawl until they are potty trained. Weather wise, we are able to accommodate that almost year round, except for a few bouts of coldness here and there. We really only experience a few seasons down here: humid, less humid, and occasionally really cold. This "winter" has been particularly mild.
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Post by: Chestertonian on January 31, 2016, 11:44:32 PM
started a game of risk with my brother  and mybrother in law fhopefully no pne messes it up
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on January 31, 2016, 11:53:25 PM
started a game of risk with my brother  and mybrother in law fhopefully no pne messes it up


Stay off the subway.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on February 01, 2016, 12:12:55 AM
started a game of risk with my brother  and mybrother in law fhopefully no pne messes it up


Stay off the subway.
hajajs I'll try my best

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on May 03, 2016, 04:36:49 PM
I yelled at various groups of partying neighbors last night. I hate them and I'm exhausted but it's always thoroughly enjoyable at the time.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Jacafamala on June 30, 2016, 06:05:54 AM
We're going to the Statue of Liberty today!
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Post by: dymphna17 on June 30, 2016, 07:28:32 AM
Went to a Guns N Roses concert in KC.  It was awesome!!

/let the hate speech begin!
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Post by: Spera In Deo on June 30, 2016, 07:30:36 AM
Just returned from a wonderful vacation!

Spent time with my mom, kids got to see their cousins for the first time in 18 months, I got to see the new baby, kids got to ride ATV's, tromp around outside.

We went to Tahquamenon Falls for a day.  Kids thought it "savage" that mom can row a boat.  LOL.  We hiked around and took tons of pictures.

When we were done there, we went to Oswald's Bear Ranch and got to feed the baby bears and have our picture taken with them and pet them.  That was pretty amazing.

Then we took scenic US-2 back to the Mighty Mac bridge.  SOOOO pretty.  Stopped and waded inthe lake more than once.

Went to Petoskey and looked out over the Bay but too cloudy for a good sunset.  Saw a bunch of baby ducks trying to get in the water when it was really choppy.   GOt a video of it.  Super cute.

Over the course of our trip we saw multiple deer, a grouse, and a family of foxes.

Took the scenic route from Petoskey to Traverse City and down M-22 along the lake and through some of the most beautiful country side.  Had lunch at a little local place that was fabulous.  Stopped and waded in the lake some more and got home late last night.

I had a blast with my kids.   Can you tell? ;D
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Post by: Lydia Purpuraria on June 30, 2016, 07:46:48 AM
Spera, I'm happy to hear you had such a great trip.  I have no doubt about that -- the U.P. is awesome.  Probably my favorite place on earth.  I used to go to the southeastern portion, the Les Cheneaux Islands.  Did you happen to make it to any of the sand dunes on Lake Superior?  Tahquamenon Falls is wonderful -- haven't been there in ages.  I love not only the falls, but also the old-growth forests surrounding (and the ferns, love the ferns and lady's slippers... and I could go on, but I'll stop).   It got down into the 50's here last night and was chilly this morning.  My husband and I were just saying to each other that it felt like Michigan weather and that we missed Michigan.  Then I saw your post and felt even more nostalgic.  Glad you enjoyed your time up there.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on June 30, 2016, 07:48:58 AM
We're going to the Statue of Liberty today!
helloooooooo over there
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Post by: Lydia Purpuraria on June 30, 2016, 07:53:36 AM
Had a big game of frisbee with the kids and husband at a park next to an outdoor concert area (the concert going on was nothing to write home about, but it did make for some fancy choreographical frisbee throws and catches).  The 5 year old took it upon himself to push the stroller with the 1 and 3 year olds around and around the paved area, so I was actually able to participate this round.  Haven't done that in a while.  It was fun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Spera In Deo on June 30, 2016, 08:02:35 AM
Spera, I'm happy to hear you had such a great trip.  I have no doubt about that -- the U.P. is awesome.  Probably my favorite place on earth.  I used to go to the southeastern portion, the Les Cheneaux Islands.  Did you happen to make it to any of the sand dunes on Lake Superior?  Tahquamenon Falls is wonderful -- haven't been there in ages.  I love not only the falls, but also the old-growth forests surrounding (and the ferns, love the ferns and lady's slippers... and I could go on, but I'll stop).   It got down into the 50's here last night and was chilly this morning.  My husband and I were just saying to each other that it felt like Michigan weather and that we missed Michigan.  Then I saw your post and felt even more nostalgic.  Glad you enjoyed your time up there.

The old growth forest was amazing.  We took a wonderful walk through it.

Grand Rapids was 90 degress while I was up at the Falls, so I heard from friends.  We needed jackets - it was downright chilly.  LOL.

Ran out of time to see any of the sand dunes.  I guess that will have to go on the list for next time. 

I seriuosly might consider the UP once I have a nursing degree.  Not a lot of jobs up there.  SOOOO much land for sale and abandoned houses.  Sad, especially with how beautiful it is.  I would love it every day.

Where in Michigan did you used to live and where are you now?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on June 30, 2016, 10:20:39 AM
Went to an harmonica show my husband did in a neighboring town. He is a master. He invented a new method called the "coupling method" and has created a new niche for himself. Very innovative and fresh.  Not a "Swamy River" kinda harp player. More like "California Dreamin and We Gotta Get Out of this Place". He has a website and professional videos on it. Anyway, some came back to the house, shot guns, ate pizza. Yup, fun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on June 30, 2016, 10:24:49 AM
shooting guns in the house!?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on June 30, 2016, 10:33:54 AM
Good one Ches.  ;  ) smarty pants.  And I have to correct my husband all the time as I edit his written work. So they weren't shooting in the house. Not this time. They were in field behind barn!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on June 30, 2016, 12:09:43 PM
Got Married

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on June 30, 2016, 12:26:25 PM
Congratulations Bonaventure will pray for you
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on June 30, 2016, 12:35:17 PM
Congrats. God bless you and lovely bride!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lydia Purpuraria on June 30, 2016, 05:51:20 PM
Went to an harmonica show my husband did in a neighboring town. He is a master. He invented a new method called the "coupling method" and has created a new niche for himself. Very innovative and fresh.  Not a "Swamy River" kinda harp player. More like "California Dreamin and We Gotta Get Out of this Place". He has a website and professional videos on it. Anyway, some came back to the house, shot guns, ate pizza. Yup, fun.

You should post some of his videos!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lydia Purpuraria on June 30, 2016, 06:26:47 PM
Spera, I'm happy to hear you had such a great trip.  I have no doubt about that -- the U.P. is awesome.  Probably my favorite place on earth.  I used to go to the southeastern portion, the Les Cheneaux Islands.  Did you happen to make it to any of the sand dunes on Lake Superior?  Tahquamenon Falls is wonderful -- haven't been there in ages.  I love not only the falls, but also the old-growth forests surrounding (and the ferns, love the ferns and lady's slippers... and I could go on, but I'll stop).   It got down into the 50's here last night and was chilly this morning.  My husband and I were just saying to each other that it felt like Michigan weather and that we missed Michigan.  Then I saw your post and felt even more nostalgic.  Glad you enjoyed your time up there.

The old growth forest was amazing.  We took a wonderful walk through it.

Grand Rapids was 90 degress while I was up at the Falls, so I heard from friends.  We needed jackets - it was downright chilly.  LOL.

Ran out of time to see any of the sand dunes.  I guess that will have to go on the list for next time. 

I seriuosly might consider the UP once I have a nursing degree.  Not a lot of jobs up there.  SOOOO much land for sale and abandoned houses.  Sad, especially with how beautiful it is.  I would love it every day.

Where in Michigan did you used to live and where are you now?

Basically the Hessel-Cedarville area about 45 or so minutes east of the Mackinac Bridge. (I'm in Ohio now).  It really is a beautiful area, and a shame about so many abandoned houses.  You're right about jobs being limited, though; and I think the winters can be probably be too long and tough for many.  I'd imagine the Sault Ste Marie area may have more jobs, or St. Ignace, or Marquette?  Especially nursing jobs. Those areas are further north or west than where I was, but they are more populated and have actual small cities (and I'm sure there are others but those are what come to mind).  If we needed to get something that wasn't carried in the little nearby town, or if we wanted to go to movies or something, we'd drive about 45 minutes north to Sault Ste Marie (the Soo).  There wasn't a single stoplight until maybe 9 years ago in town where I was, and there still aren't any fast food restaurants - just mom & pops.  (Well from what I hear, it's been a long time since I've been there.  :'()

 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lynne on July 11, 2016, 05:52:27 AM
Got Married

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How did I miss this?  ::)

Congratulations!!!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on July 11, 2016, 10:37:00 AM
we took my son to the playground at 7am walked around the park, there were not many kids but lots of doggies to  pet
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on July 11, 2016, 11:14:35 AM
we took my son to the playground at 7am walked around the park, there were not many kids but lots of doggies to  pet

Glad you got out Chestertonian. A trip to a park is a thing of the past for me. Though when kids were little I went alot. Now, life on the farm is like living at a park. Plus we have tree swings and climbing ropes and a long paved driveway for bikes. Hope you and family enjoyed yourself. Mrs. C must be getting uncomfortable by now. She will pop soon.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on July 13, 2016, 01:08:23 AM
we took my son to the playground at 7am walked around the park, there were not many kids but lots of doggies to  pet

Glad you got out Chestertonian. A trip to a park is a thing of the past for me. Though when kids were little I went alot. Now, life on the farm is like living at a park. Plus we have tree swings and climbing ropes and a long paved driveway for bikes. Hope you and family enjoyed yourself. Mrs. C must be getting uncomfortable by now. She will pop soon.
yes, she's 35 weeks.  Cue giant pregnancy pillow that is bigger than both of us combined
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on July 13, 2016, 09:03:45 AM
I played Uncle Wiggly with my granddaughter who is just shy of 5. She stomped me.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on July 13, 2016, 09:18:39 AM
I played Uncle Wiggly with my granddaughter who is just shy of 5. She stomped me.

Now there's a good dose of humility for the soul!  I'll bet she loved every minute of it, too!  :lol:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: maryslittlegarden on July 13, 2016, 11:48:08 AM
I played Uncle Wiggly with my granddaughter who is just shy of 5. She stomped me.

Now there's a good dose of humility for the soul!  I'll bet she loved every minute of it, too!  :lol:

And it will be an awesome memory, too.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on July 13, 2016, 01:35:54 PM
I played Uncle Wiggly with my granddaughter who is just shy of 5. She stomped me.

Now there's a good dose of humility for the soul!  I'll bet she loved every minute of it, too!  :lol:

And it will be an awesome memory, too.

Exactly!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on September 06, 2016, 03:16:45 PM
Spent more time outdoors this weekend than I have in a year.  Actually got to go to a bike rally and spend some time with my best friend, just like the good ole days. Then spent yesterday out at the lake with friends and family and all their little ones.  Even got to spend a little time with my Godson.  I think Hubby has the jet ski bug now, though.  All in all, I have much to thank God for today.   :pray3: 8)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on September 06, 2016, 04:31:55 PM
Drove up to Cheboygan, mi. Yesterday. Family visit. It has been wonderful. Spending time with brother I haven't seen for 9yrs.  Any way just as we were turning the corner at our hotel, we lost our transmission. No warning or engine light. It just broke down ! (should have just stayed on the struggle bus😳.So we swore a little, coasted to our hotel, and had the car towed away this morning. This will be no cheap fix! We were only going to stay one overnight. We may be here until Friday. Fun times. At least we are in good company!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on September 06, 2016, 10:17:59 PM
Drove up to Cheboygan, mi. Yesterday. Family visit. It has been wonderful. Spending time with brother I haven't seen for 9yrs.  Any way just as we were turning the corner at our hotel, we lost our transmission. No warning or engine light. It just broke down ! (should have just stayed on the struggle bus😳.So we swore a little, coasted to our hotel, and had the car towed away this morning. This will be no cheap fix! We were only going to stay one overnight. We may be here until Friday. Fun times. At least we are in good company!
oh noes... Car trouble is the worst

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on September 07, 2016, 09:21:51 PM
Yep, had to leave car up north,rent a car to get home and will go back next week to pick it up. And...2,250.00 poorer. Bummer! Ouch!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: zork on September 07, 2016, 09:52:19 PM
Went on a tour of a bourbon distillery in Frankfort, KY.

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on September 07, 2016, 10:30:48 PM
Went on a tour of a bourbon distillery in Frankfort, KY.

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Good stuff. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on September 07, 2016, 10:45:37 PM
we took my son to the pool one last time before school starts tomorrow.  he treaded water in the deep end and I timed him on my app.  was nice to go for a long stroll with the baby on my chest and the rest of my family by my side.  First time we went out all together.  It was Not oppressively hot like it has been...
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on September 07, 2016, 10:55:41 PM
we took my son to the pool one last time before school starts tomorrow.  he treaded water in the deep end and I timed him on my app.  was nice to go for a long stroll with the baby on my chest and the rest of my family by my side.  First time we went out all together.  It was Not oppressively hot like it has been...

Sounds like you all needed and benefitted, including the baby boy on your chest! A happy memory for the memory box.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on September 08, 2016, 06:58:43 PM
Spent more time outdoors this weekend than I have in a year.  Actually got to go to a bike rally and spend some time with my best friend, just like the good ole days. Then spent yesterday out at the lake with friends and family and all their little ones.  Even got to spend a little time with my Godson.  I think Hubby has the jet ski bug now, though.  All in all, I have much to thank God for today.   :pray3: 8)

Sweet dymphna! You seem to have covered a lot of ground in a short amount of time and it all sounds so fun. now, if you do get a jet ski we will have to discuss bathing suits! You will have to slide out of those jeans and into a bathing suit. Things are getting complicated my dear. We can have a private conversation and hammer out the details. ;D I want to live with you. You and hubby sure seem to get around. Good for you my friend.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Patriarch on September 08, 2016, 08:26:54 PM
Was glad to have a nice respite with friends in their house in the country for a few days . . .
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on September 12, 2016, 02:28:44 PM
Went to Holy Hour with some new friends and out for a beer afterwards. De Ranke was nice and hearty.   :cheeseheadbeer:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: abc123 on September 12, 2016, 06:01:16 PM
Spent a long weekend at a monastery.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on September 12, 2016, 07:41:17 PM
Golfed with my old man yesterday. Nothing like being +6 thru 3 to start.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on September 12, 2016, 07:43:53 PM
Golfed with my old man yesterday. Nothing like being +6 thru 3 to start.

They have Golf in Canada? Or did you drive to Idaho?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on September 12, 2016, 07:51:07 PM
Golfed with my old man yesterday. Nothing like being +6 thru 3 to start.

They have Golf in Canada? Or did you drive to Idaho?

Yes we have golf. And running water (for the most part). But I am dying to drive down to Coeur d'Alene and play the course there.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on September 12, 2016, 09:09:34 PM
celebrated my wife's birthday and our new babys baptism at home.  was a big group of people in our house, not nearly as big as some of the big christening parties i have gone to but it was mre than enough social interaction for me to handle. 

When our firstborn son was a week old we had it done at Our Saviour church in manhattan, i remember it took so much out of m wfe to take me all the way there and she and his godparents and I ended up going t o chipotle afterwards which ended up being perfectlyfine for everyne involved (except me i guess but the rest of the mortals have to eat). so it has been an inside joke between us that we will go to Chipotle for his first communion and wedding too. so this time around we did not go to chipotle but asked people to bring mexican dish of their choice. i remember after my baptism we did tequila shots so they did tequila shots too. 


then I slept for about 12 hours straight
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: JubilateDeo on September 12, 2016, 10:26:17 PM
celebrated my wife's birthday and our new babys baptism at home.  was a big group of people in our house, not nearly as big as some of the big christening parties i have gone to but it was mre than enough social interaction for me to handle. 

When our firstborn son was a week old we had it done at Our Saviour church in manhattan, i remember it took so much out of m wfe to take me all the way there and she and his godparents and I ended up going t o chipotle afterwards which ended up being perfectlyfine for everyne involved (except me i guess but the rest of the mortals have to eat). so it has been an inside joke between us that we will go to Chipotle for his first communion and wedding too. so this time around we did not go to chipotle but asked people to bring mexican dish of their choice. i remember after my baptism we did tequila shots so they did tequila shots too. 


then I slept for about 12 hours straight
Sounds like a nice low key baptism / party.  and 12 hours of sleep is a sweet deal with a newborn!! 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on September 13, 2016, 01:26:36 AM
He didn't sleep that long but I did  :cheeseheadbeer:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on September 14, 2016, 12:38:00 PM
Each day when I go up to see my husband I crawl into his hospital bed. We sleep, we talk, we laugh, we....well you know....cry. We go over past mistakes and their consequences. It's been good in many ways. I go home and actually enjoy the peace and nothingness I'm ashamed to say. Hopefully, if he doesn't get a stent he will come home today!  Rental agency from up north is coming down to get the car and drop off my car, which he is driving down. So nothing to be stressed about, right? Yeah, wish it were so. But....what's good is good, right? Yahoo for all that's right!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on September 14, 2016, 01:56:48 PM
Each day when I go up to see my husband I crawl into his hospital bed. We sleep, we talk, we laugh, we....well you know....cry. We go over past mistakes and their consequences. It's been good in many ways. I go home and actually enjoy the peace and nothingness I'm ashamed to say. Hopefully, if he doesn't get a stent he will come home today!  Rental agency from up north is coming down to get the car and drop off my car, which he is driving down. So nothing to be stressed about, right? Yeah, wish it were so. But....what's good is good, right? Yahoo for all that's right!

There's nothing wrong with finding the good in an otherwise bad situation that God has allowed for you. Yahoo!  Being able to spend the time with your Hubby like that after being married for many years is truly a gift from God.  Yahoo!   Nothing wrong with a little peace and quiet either.  As long as you don't get used to it and start looking for ways to */ahem* make it permanent.   :P ;)  With that guy driving your car down, that means it's in working order now, right?  Yahoo!  Congratulations, you are now completely stress free!  Yahuey!  3 out of 4 ain't bad, right?  :laugh:

I'm really glad you can find the bright spots God sends with these circumstances.  Alot of folks would crawl in bed and pull the covers over their heads until it was over.  Good for you!  Continued prayers.   :pray3:

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on September 14, 2016, 09:35:17 PM
Each day when I go up to see my husband I crawl into his hospital bed. We sleep, we talk, we laugh, we....well you know....cry. We go over past mistakes and their consequences. It's been good in many ways. I go home and actually enjoy the peace and nothingness I'm ashamed to say. Hopefully, if he doesn't get a stent he will come home today!  Rental agency from up north is coming down to get the car and drop off my car, which he is driving down. So nothing to be stressed about, right? Yeah, wish it were so. But....what's good is good, right? Yahoo for all thast's right!

you sound like a very devoted wife.. my wife does that too but sometimes the nurses don't allow it because hospital policy blah blah

Nothing wrong with enjoying the peace and quiet!!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on September 21, 2016, 04:27:46 AM
Went down to Seattle today for the Mariner/Blue Jays game. It was awesome. Wish I could've gone to all 3, but one is better than nothing.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on October 08, 2016, 02:33:56 AM
Yesterday (I can say that now: it's 12:30 AM  ;D ) a friend of mine came over and we went for coffee in the afternoon. Then we walked back to my residence, read books and blogs, and drank tea until about 7:00. Then we went for supper, came back again, prayed a Rosary together, and walked out to his car afterwards. The first snow of the season had started coming down when we had gone out for supper, and he had no snowbrush in his car, so we brushed it off with our mittens and had a snowball fight (partly in honor of the anniversary of Lepanto  :pray1:). It was a great day!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on October 08, 2016, 08:51:03 PM
Yesterday (I can say that now: it's 12:30 AM  ;D ) a friend of mine came over and we went for coffee in the afternoon. Then we walked back to my residence, read books and blogs, and drank tea until about 7:00. Then we went for supper, came back again, prayed a Rosary together, and walked out to his car afterwards. The first snow of the season had started coming down when we had gone out for supper, and he had no snowbrush in his car, so we brushed it off with our mittens and had a snowball fight (partly in honor of the anniversary of Lepanto  :pray1:). It was a great day!

Christina, that sounds like a wonderful time. You already have snow? Wow! I'm from upper Michigan originally, and snow at least waited until halloween. Happy you enjoyed your friends visit!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on October 10, 2016, 10:16:08 AM
Yesterday (I can say that now: it's 12:30 AM  ;D ) a friend of mine came over and we went for coffee in the afternoon. Then we walked back to my residence, read books and blogs, and drank tea until about 7:00. Then we went for supper, came back again, prayed a Rosary together, and walked out to his car afterwards. The first snow of the season had started coming down when we had gone out for supper, and he had no snowbrush in his car, so we brushed it off with our mittens and had a snowball fight (partly in honor of the anniversary of Lepanto  :pray1:). It was a great day!

Christina, that sounds like a wonderful time. You already have snow? Wow! I'm from upper Michigan originally, and snow at least waited until halloween. Happy you enjoyed your friends visit!
It's Alberta; we always have snow before Halloween. This stuff will probably melt later this week and return with vengeance in the next two weeks.  :canada:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on October 10, 2016, 12:12:46 PM
Oh, didn't know you are Canadian. That makes sense now!

As far as fun goes, my daughter had my 10th   grandbaby today. Now that's fun. Looking forward to staying a few nights with her wonderful family, to help out of course.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: aquinas138 on October 10, 2016, 10:32:29 PM
Oh, didn't know you are Canadian. That makes sense now!

As far as fun goes, my daughter had my 10th   grandbaby today. Now that's fun. Looking forward to staying a few nights with her wonderful family, to help out of course.

Congratulations!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on October 11, 2016, 06:24:04 AM
Oh, didn't know you are Canadian. That makes sense now!

As far as fun goes, my daughter had my 10th   grandbaby today. Now that's fun. Looking forward to staying a few nights with her wonderful family, to help out of course.
Ten grandchildren. Enough for a minyan.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on October 11, 2016, 06:33:46 AM
Oh, didn't know you are Canadian. That makes sense now!

As far as fun goes, my daughter had my 10th   grandbaby today. Now that's fun. Looking forward to staying a few nights with her wonderful family, to help out of course.
Ten grandchildren. Enough for a minyan.

These are Grandchildren, rsc.  You throw them all in the back of a pickup truck and away you go!  It's only parents who have to worry about things like minivans, helmets on bicycles, waiting to swim after they eat, and eating vegetables.  They can have chocolate cake for breakfast at Grandma and Grandpa's.   :lol:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on October 11, 2016, 07:09:55 AM
And we wonder why our children are obese.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on October 11, 2016, 07:38:31 AM
And we wonder why our children are obese.
Oh, didn't know you are Canadian. That makes sense now!

As far as fun goes, my daughter had my 10th   grandbaby today. Now that's fun. Looking forward to staying a few nights with her wonderful family, to help out of course.
Ten grandchildren. Enough for a minyan.

These are Grandchildren, rsc.  You throw them all in the back of a pickup truck and away you go!  It's only parents who have to worry about things like minivans, helmets on bicycles, waiting to swim after they eat, and eating vegetables.  They can have chocolate cake for breakfast at Grandma and Grandpa's.   :lol:

My grandkids are practically perfect in every way   ;) Really, chocolate cake for breakfast dymphna....where do you get this stuff. Nope just ice cream for dinner. Sometimes they don't even have to brush their teeth and stay up late at a campfire or they get to bring animals into our house or pick vegetables and dig up potatoes.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on October 11, 2016, 07:55:34 AM
Meant to post this yesterday but the grandkids had a day off from school. Deer season is only a few weeks away and the grandchildren (5, 7, and 8) have been demanding to go hunting. So we did it up right. Up early and a hearty breakfast. Got kitted out in blaze orange and hit the nearest hayfield. Almost immediately we found a buck scrape on a popple tree. Plus there were lots of deer beds and piles of droppings. Then we hiked down into the woods to an old dump where there are lots of bottles, farm equipment and what's left of a 38 Packard. On the way back we found a huge pile of porcupine poop beneath an old tree. The high point of their day. Back at home we harvested all our pumpkins, washed and sorted them for distribution to various relatives and picked the first of the dried beans. Then they went off and did other things while grandpa had a nap.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on October 11, 2016, 07:57:53 AM
And we wonder why our children are obese.
Oh, didn't know you are Canadian. That makes sense now!

As far as fun goes, my daughter had my 10th   grandbaby today. Now that's fun. Looking forward to staying a few nights with her wonderful family, to help out of course.
Ten grandchildren. Enough for a minyan.

These are Grandchildren, rsc.  You throw them all in the back of a pickup truck and away you go!  It's only parents who have to worry about things like minivans, helmets on bicycles, waiting to swim after they eat, and eating vegetables.  They can have chocolate cake for breakfast at Grandma and Grandpa's.   :lol:

My grandkids are practically perfect in every way   ;) Really, chocolate cake for breakfast dymphna....where do you get this stuff. Nope just ice cream for dinner. Sometimes they don't even have to brush their teeth and stay up late at a campfire or they get to bring animals into our house or pick vegetables and dig up potatoes.
When my daughters were little they used to put underwear on the ducks.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on October 11, 2016, 08:01:18 AM
Oh, didn't know you are Canadian. That makes sense now!

As far as fun goes, my daughter had my 10th   grandbaby today. Now that's fun. Looking forward to staying a few nights with her wonderful family, to help out of course.
Ten grandchildren. Enough for a minyan.

These are Grandchildren, rsc.  You throw them all in the back of a pickup truck and away you go!  It's only parents who have to worry about things like minivans, helmets on bicycles, waiting to swim after they eat, and eating vegetables.  They can have chocolate cake for breakfast at Grandma and Grandpa's.   :lol:
That's minyan not mini-van. Ches knows what I'm talking about. ;)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on November 06, 2016, 01:34:26 AM
Got my Marshawn Lynch bobblehead. Watched the better half of the game before heading to a bar. No alcohol at college games???
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lynne on November 06, 2016, 05:50:14 AM
Got my Marshawn Lynch bobblehead. Watched the better half of the game before heading to a bar. No alcohol at college games???

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on November 06, 2016, 07:35:11 AM
Got my Marshawn Lynch bobblehead. Watched the better half of the game before heading to a bar. No alcohol at college games???

flask
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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Lynne on November 06, 2016, 07:36:25 AM
I will show that to my husband...

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on November 06, 2016, 07:50:31 AM
And we wonder why our children are obese.
Oh, didn't know you are Canadian. That makes sense now!

As far as fun goes, my daughter had my 10th   grandbaby today. Now that's fun. Looking forward to staying a few nights with her wonderful family, to help out of course.
Ten grandchildren. Enough for a minyan.

These are Grandchildren, rsc.  You throw them all in the back of a pickup truck and away you go!  It's only parents who have to worry about things like minivans, helmets on bicycles, waiting to swim after they eat, and eating vegetables.  They can have chocolate cake for breakfast at Grandma and Grandpa's.   :lol:

My grandkids are practically perfect in every way   ;) Really, chocolate cake for breakfast dymphna....where do you get this stuff. Nope just ice cream for dinner. Sometimes they don't even have to brush their teeth and stay up late at a campfire or they get to bring animals into our house or pick vegetables and dig up potatoes.
When my daughters were little they used to put underwear on the ducks.

Red - Just where exactly does one find underwear for ducks?  Is that a Tarwaters Farm & Home Supply item, or a Walmart find?

Carleendiane - It's a well established fact that my kids (if I babysit a child, they are one of my kids) can have whatever they want for breakfast, i.e. chocolate cake, ice cream, jello.  We've had them all.  The other meals have to be normal, but breakfast is special (mainly because I don't like getting up in the morning, let alone fighting with them about what they are going to eat. Plus, it's just fun.  :lol:  )
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on November 06, 2016, 07:52:32 AM
listened to prairie home companion and did NY Times crossword puzzle with my wife.  it's our saturday ritual at home nice to do in the hospital too.  we always joke about secretly being 60 years old

not the same without garrison keillor.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on November 20, 2016, 01:13:26 AM
Mexican food, nano craft brew drinking, and symphony!  :D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on November 20, 2016, 02:27:57 PM
Having so much fun I can hardly stand it. Been a perfect week. :rofl:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: GeorgeT on November 20, 2016, 09:47:24 PM
I finished drawing a version of this etching:
(http://www.magneticstate.com/blogdept/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/schongauer.jpg)

by Albrecht Durer. It's St Anthony of the Desert. I have been working on a book about St. Anthony of the desert in my "free time." Now to add color. Durer was truly a master. I should have the book done soon!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: erin is nice on December 05, 2016, 10:00:17 AM
I'm reviving this thread... I was here on Friday night, and if you look carefully you can see me all the way up by the stage dancing  :lol: 
I couldn't hear for the next 24 hours.

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on December 05, 2016, 02:24:26 PM
Speaking of concerts...  ;D
Last night was the concert for my university's concert choir. We performed with the handbell ensemble, and it was beautiful. Went out for a beer with some friends afterwards, so it was a VERY good night.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on December 06, 2016, 09:12:16 AM
Spent hours looking for our rental car keys yesterday. Then, I wondered, could they have been in the wrecked 300 we had towed away to be assessed by ins. Called the tow place. Sure enough. But the tow brought car to place 1 1/2 hrs away. So......hubby went early today to get the keys, driving his old white farm truck, Trusty.  Fun times.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on December 06, 2016, 01:37:22 PM
Just bought a 2014 jeep cherokee. We'lll see how much "fun" it is.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on December 23, 2016, 01:56:42 AM
The cheaters won the gingerbread house contest at work so... NOT A DAMN  THING. I guess this is how Hillary supporters feel.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on December 24, 2016, 05:45:17 PM
Having fun doing Google Santa tracker with my son

https://santatracker.google.com/intl/en/tracker.html

Going around the world it tells you what country Santa is in also there are some little games kids can play

also my homecare nurse ishere I felt bad having a nurse here Christmas eve but she is Jewish so an opportunity to witness to her and spread Christmas jpy and the Mrs can drink!!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on December 24, 2016, 05:53:36 PM
Cleaned my room.

Oh wait, you said 'fun'.

Getting ready to go to midnight Mass. Mom never liked to take us kids, so it's a real treat for me. Also, I'm preparing for the 3 hour drive home tomorrow.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on December 25, 2016, 01:47:29 PM
I'm reviving this thread... I was here on Friday night, and if you look carefully you can see me all the way up by the stage dancing  :lol: 
I couldn't hear for the next 24 hours.


Is this a sick Joke?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on December 25, 2016, 01:48:39 PM
Just bought a 2014 jeep cherokee. We'lll see how much "fun" it is.

Best vehicle in the snow.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on December 25, 2016, 10:11:17 PM
Got my new Hauptmann uniform all washed, dried, and ironed  Can't wait to wear it tomorrow.  Looking forward to Major!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on December 25, 2016, 10:22:15 PM
Got my new Hauptmann uniform all washed, dried, and ironed  Can't wait to wear it tomorrow.  Looking forward to Major!
Congrats!

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G920A using Tapatalk

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on December 27, 2016, 04:34:12 PM
Got my new Hauptmann uniform all washed, dried, and ironed  Can't wait to wear it tomorrow.  Looking forward to Major!

What does This mean, Dymphna?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Elizabeth on December 27, 2016, 04:47:57 PM
Got my new Hauptmann uniform all washed, dried, and ironed  Can't wait to wear it tomorrow.  Looking forward to Major!

What does This mean, Dymphna?
Inquiring minds want to know?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Akavit on December 27, 2016, 06:18:00 PM
Got my new Hauptmann uniform all washed, dried, and ironed  Can't wait to wear it tomorrow.  Looking forward to Major!

What does This mean, Dymphna?
Inquiring minds want to know?

It's the forum badge under a person's avatar that tracks how much free time a person has to make posts.  I'm a Wachtmeister whatever that means.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on December 31, 2016, 09:44:32 PM
Saw Mars, Neptune, Venus (did you know it has phases like the moon?), and a comet in my brother's crazy huge telescope.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on December 31, 2016, 09:54:20 PM
Saw Mars, Neptune, Venus (did you know it has phases like the moon?), and a comet in my brother's crazy huge telescope.

Well isn't that a lofty activity for new years eve! :cheeseheadbeer:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on January 21, 2017, 07:29:56 PM
Wine tasting. Always wine tasting.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bernadette on January 21, 2017, 07:50:01 PM
Wine tasting. Always wine tasting.

If you find one that you really like, are you allowed to just stick with that one, instead of tasting all the rest?  :huh:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on January 21, 2017, 09:03:34 PM
Went to a  tea room with my girls, mother-in-law, and sister-in-law for my sil's surprise baby shower.  It was so much fun!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on January 22, 2017, 04:26:54 AM
Wine tasting. Always wine tasting.

If you find one that you really like, are you allowed to just stick with that one, instead of tasting all the rest?  :huh:

"Hey Mister Sommelier, I really like this Cab Sauv...I shall forego the rest and take 6 litres of this to 'taste' if you don't mind. K? Thanks"
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on January 22, 2017, 04:27:25 AM
Saw Mars, Neptune, Venus (did you know it has phases like the moon?), and a comet in my brother's crazy huge telescope.

Did you see Jupiter in the womb of Virgo?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bernadette on January 22, 2017, 06:32:45 PM
Wine tasting. Always wine tasting.

If you find one that you really like, are you allowed to just stick with that one, instead of tasting all the rest?  :huh:

"Hey Mister Sommelier, I really like this Cab Sauv...I shall forego the rest and take 6 litres of this to 'taste' if you don't mind. K? Thanks"

I mean, it's not like you haven't already paid the value of those 6 litres, right?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on January 22, 2017, 06:56:51 PM
Why taste one, when you can taste many?? 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bernadette on January 22, 2017, 07:11:05 PM
Why taste one, when you can taste many??

But why bother tasting more, if you've already found something great?  :shrug:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on January 22, 2017, 07:57:18 PM
Because you might find something better!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on January 22, 2017, 07:59:05 PM
Did you see Jupiter in the womb of Virgo?

When was that? Those planets move fast.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on January 22, 2017, 09:53:56 PM
Because you might find something better!

Bingo
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on March 30, 2017, 12:54:01 AM
Golfing my first round of the season tomorrow reeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on March 30, 2017, 08:31:07 AM
Golfing my first round of the season tomorrow reeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

Do they golf much in Poland
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: ABlaine on April 01, 2017, 09:01:14 AM
It's finally spring here! Unfortunately that means that the liberals are out to complain and ruin it for everyone!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on April 01, 2017, 09:18:50 AM
Golfing my first round of the season tomorrow reeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

Do they golf much in Poland

(http://i.imgur.com/Mf8x1pt.gif)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on April 01, 2017, 11:26:38 AM
Beer tasting party, tomorrow after Mass. Cook out, party till dark and beyond. In my Den of Iniquity. My garage! Kids galore, big kids to watch small kids, adult kids to watch big kids watch small kids. A fun time to look forward to. I haven't had a full blown party here since last fall, which happened to be a beer tasting party.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on April 01, 2017, 12:11:20 PM
Beer tasting party, tomorrow after Mass. Cook out, party till dark and beyond. In my Den of Iniquity. My garage! Kids galore, big kids to watch small kids, adult kids to watch big kids watch small kids. A fun time to look forward to. I haven't had a full blown party here since last fall, which happened to be a beer tasting party.

What's that GC Chesterton quip about the sind and Boote and Jolly Catholics?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on April 01, 2017, 12:33:32 PM
Beer tasting party, tomorrow after Mass. Cook out, party till dark and beyond. In my Den of Iniquity. My garage! Kids galore, big kids to watch small kids, adult kids to watch big kids watch small kids. A fun time to look forward to. I haven't had a full blown party here since last fall, which happened to be a beer tasting party.

What's that GC Chesterton quip about the sind and Boote and Jolly Catholics?

Sure you don't mean Belloc's, "Wherever the Catholic sun doth shine,There's always laughter and good red wine.At least I've always found it so. Benedicamus Domino!"

??
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on April 01, 2017, 01:41:01 PM
Beer tasting party, tomorrow after Mass. Cook out, party till dark and beyond. In my Den of Iniquity. My garage! Kids galore, big kids to watch small kids, adult kids to watch big kids watch small kids. A fun time to look forward to. I haven't had a full blown party here since last fall, which happened to be a beer tasting party.

What's that GC Chesterton quip about the sind and Boote and Jolly Catholics?

Sure you don't mean Belloc's, "Wherever the Catholic sun doth shine,There's always laughter and good red wine.At least I've always found it so. Benedicamus Domino!"

??

Yeah. That is it. I hope everyone understood the auto-corrected German words.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on April 01, 2017, 09:28:57 PM
onn fridaymy wife tookme to a doctors appointment(not fun) but on the wy back we got to pick my son up from school...wich is somthing i have never done before.  I hadn't been inside his school nor met his teachers in person so that was neat.  got to see his classsroom and meet the class pets.  they have a fishtnk and a bunny.  got to pet the bunny. Pretty great for a state sponsored govt indoctrination camp
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on April 01, 2017, 10:51:35 PM
onn fridaymy wife tookme to a doctors appointment(not fun) but on the wy back we got to pick my son up from school...wich is somthing i have never done before.  I hadn't been inside his school nor met his teachers in person so that was neat.  got to see his classsroom and meet the class pets.  they have a fishtnk and a bunny.  got to pet the bunny. Pretty great for a state sponsored govt indoctrination camp

The bunnies are sensory-induced mind control.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on April 02, 2017, 04:44:44 AM
Golfing my first round of the season tomorrow reeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

Do they golf much in Poland

They don't. Which honestly is one thing that would keep me away from there permanently. I golf a lot.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on April 02, 2017, 07:41:13 AM
Golfing my first round of the season tomorrow reeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

Do they golf much in Poland

(http://i.imgur.com/Mf8x1pt.gif)
Cant stop laughing
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on April 02, 2017, 09:10:53 AM
After going to Mass and getting groceries yesterday, I spent most of the day cleaning and doing homework. Then I met for dinner with some friends at a restaurant; we all had a splendid time.  :cheeseheadbeer:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on April 02, 2017, 09:51:18 AM
TODAYS THE DAY! PARTY IN THE DEN. All kinds of beer. Wine, grilled foods, ribs, dogs, boneless chicken thighs, salads desserts. Everyone invited to the Den. Kids galore, too. Kids to watch the kids. Dymphna, our friend, will be flying in with hubby and NON may be here as well. Laus will be bringing the beer. We have a ram you can ride and we can all run with the sheep. At your risk of course. There will be horseshoes and cards and darts. Come and see!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: ABlaine on April 02, 2017, 02:37:54 PM
Went out to one of the parks nearby this afternoon. I founded out we could rent boats, but they were all taken for the day :( So I guess that the plan for next weekend.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Prayerful on April 02, 2017, 06:55:30 PM
Got the treadle sewing machine wheel and pedal working reliably. Ball bearings and good adjustment. Now to get the machine itself working.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on April 02, 2017, 11:46:11 PM
Went shooting at range with buddy. Had beers and bbq pulled pork w/ a buddy and his family for dinner.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on April 03, 2017, 10:57:08 AM
Went shooting at range with buddy. Had beers and bbq pulled pork w/ a buddy and his family for dinner.

Now, that makes for a very good day.   :thumbsup:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Bonaventure on May 09, 2018, 10:42:02 PM
Saw T. Swizzle with Mrs. B. Better to go now before coming back home.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on May 09, 2018, 11:04:21 PM
Saw T. Swizzle with Mrs. B. Better to go now before coming back home.

Can you repeat in English?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on May 10, 2018, 05:32:02 AM
I believe it's a reference to Taylor Swift.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on May 11, 2018, 02:18:26 AM
Got lost in the grocery store late at night after work (again).  I'm really coming to love the grocery store at night, not many people around and you can wonder and look at everything.  Plus, after years of shopping almost exclusively at sam's and aldi's I'm rediscovering a lot of thing I forgot existed
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on May 11, 2018, 02:36:40 PM
Made salmon loaf for 90 people.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on May 11, 2018, 07:39:03 PM
Went shopping with both of my roommates: thrift stores, a bakery, and a liquor store, which I will be returning to shortly because one of my roommates didn't realize that her bottle of sake cost $48 until we got home. After returning that, we'll be picking up sushi for dinner. And my dearly beloved boyfriend will be coming to the city tonight  ;D
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: piabee on May 12, 2018, 02:55:24 PM
Got lost in the grocery store late at night after work (again).  I'm really coming to love the grocery store at night, not many people around and you can wonder and look at everything.  Plus, after years of shopping almost exclusively at sam's and aldi's I'm rediscovering a lot of thing I forgot existed

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on May 14, 2018, 10:23:21 AM
Made salmon loaf for 90 people.

That^^^^^^^ :thumbsup:      good job Red!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on May 14, 2018, 12:10:59 PM
Got lost in the grocery store late at night after work (again).  I'm really coming to love the grocery store at night, not many people around and you can wonder and look at everything.  Plus, after years of shopping almost exclusively at sam's and aldi's I'm rediscovering a lot of thing I forgot existed


LOL!  I forgot about that song.  That whole album is great, the first time I listened to it I was painting a garage, still remember that for some reason
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on May 24, 2018, 05:42:58 AM
Made chili for 110 people.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: dymphna17 on May 24, 2018, 06:46:34 PM
Made chili for 110 people.

New job?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on May 24, 2018, 11:19:41 PM
Made a pilgrimage to the local basilica and shrine in honor of Mary's feast day today.  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on May 25, 2018, 06:35:53 AM
Made chili for 110 people.

New job?
My parish runs a soup kitchen. I'm the cook on Wed and Fri. If you're ever in Waterville, Maine, between 11:30 and 12:30, lunch is on me. ;)
Sacred Heart Church on Pleasant St.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on May 25, 2018, 10:40:49 AM
Made chili for 110 people.

New job?
My parish runs a soup kitchen. I'm the cook on Wed and Fri. If you're ever in Waterville, Maine, between 11:30 and 12:30, lunch is on me. ;)
Sacred Heart Church on Pleasant St.

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on May 25, 2018, 11:13:55 AM
Made chili for 110 people.

New job?
My parish runs a soup kitchen. I'm the cook on Wed and Fri. If you're ever in Waterville, Maine, between 11:30 and 12:30, lunch is on me. ;)
Sacred Heart Church on Pleasant St.

May God bless you, your faith, and the work by which His grace comes to fruition!

Quote
[16] And one of you say to them: Go in peace, be ye warmed and filled; yet give them not those things that are necessary for the body, what shall it profit? [17] So faith also, if it have not works, is dead in itself.
James 2
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on May 25, 2018, 07:42:48 PM
Made chili for 110 people.

New job?
My parish runs a soup kitchen. I'm the cook on Wed and Fri. If you're ever in Waterville, Maine, between 11:30 and 12:30, lunch is on me. ;)
Sacred Heart Church on Pleasant St.

If it's red it's not chowder, it's stew.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on May 27, 2018, 11:08:25 AM
Made a fishing rod holder that mounts on my bike seat post, and holds 2 fishing rid over the back wheel.  Gotta love PVC and spray paint!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on May 27, 2018, 05:26:20 PM
Made chili for 110 people.

New job?
My parish runs a soup kitchen. I'm the cook on Wed and Fri. If you're ever in Waterville, Maine, between 11:30 and 12:30, lunch is on me. ;)
Sacred Heart Church on Pleasant St.

If it's red it's not chowder, it's stew.

What about Manhattan clam chowder?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: red solo cup on May 28, 2018, 06:09:06 AM
"Manhattan makes it, Brooklyn takes it".
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on June 03, 2018, 05:25:22 PM
Did my first spray paint camo job on a rifle, army green with dark OD stripes
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on June 07, 2018, 02:21:58 PM
Did my first spray paint camo job on a rifle, army green with dark OD stripes

Pic?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on June 08, 2018, 12:58:22 AM
Did my first spray paint camo job on a rifle, army green with dark OD stripes

Pic?

working on it  :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on June 08, 2018, 02:50:36 AM
Just snuggling in bed with my wife and the 1 year old while listening to my older son play in the other room
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on June 09, 2018, 01:14:39 PM
Just snuggling in bed with my wife and the 1 year old while listening to my older son play in the other room

Aren't you paralyzed?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Carleendiane on June 11, 2018, 11:16:21 AM
Just snuggling in bed with my wife and the 1 year old while listening to my older son play in the other room

Aren't you paralyzed?

C'mon Heinrich...Ches is paralyzed, NOT his wife or baby. LOL. Does it matter who is hugging who?  :) It's still cuddling. Geesh. Learned that in Cuddling 101, life skills.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on July 22, 2018, 12:49:15 PM
Got betrothed whatwhat
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on July 22, 2018, 10:24:33 PM
Got betrothed whatwhat

Congratulations!
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on July 27, 2018, 10:54:56 AM
Got betrothed whatwhat


The bar better be open and not cash.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Chestertonian on July 27, 2018, 11:06:19 AM
Just snuggling in bed with my wife and the 1 year old while listening to my older son play in the other room

Aren't you paralyzed?
yeah but when i go around the block with my family i still call it a walk
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: clau clau on July 27, 2018, 11:37:43 AM
No.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on July 27, 2018, 12:31:32 PM
Got betrothed whatwhat


The bar better be open and not cash.

Do you know who you’re talking to
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on July 27, 2018, 01:11:24 PM

Do you know who you’re talking to
Yes. See attachment
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on July 31, 2018, 01:05:52 AM
Drank charcoal to try and throw up, since I was nauseous and had a dizzy head and thought it would help.  I saw it on a show where they were teaching Marines survival skills, and they all immediately threw up when they drank the charcoal (in event of eating something poisonous).  I tried it with grilling charcoal and nothing happened, so I had to make myself gag to throw up the charcoal.  Fun  :o
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on July 31, 2018, 09:16:27 AM
Grilling charcoal?!


Activated charcoal mate. They use it for alcohol poisoning too
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Gardener on July 31, 2018, 10:11:41 AM
Please tell us it was just charcoal and not the kind with infused lighter fluid...

(https://i.imgflip.com/2f0vsh.jpg)

Before ingesting charcoal, ask yourself a few questions:

Am I just hungry?
Am I just dehydrated?
Do I have a migraine?

Address those first before trying other methods.

If you must, try making yourself vomit by the ole finger in the throat method. IF you are fed and hydrated, and don't have a migraine, the body likely didn't appreciate something you ate. Just get rid of it. Afterwards, have water and something light like a salad until it subsides. Once it subsides push fat.

Please stop eating grilling charcoal. lol.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on August 01, 2018, 12:46:35 AM
But it was natural hardwood charcoal!!!

Yes, I realize the stupidity of drinking charcoal
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on August 03, 2018, 12:33:44 AM
Attended my second tae kwon do class
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Christina_S on August 03, 2018, 11:58:21 AM
Picked a couple gallons of chokecherries at the park across the street last night. Now they're bubbling away on the stove as I get the jars ready. I'm not too crazy about jelly myself, but it makes a nice gift at Christmastime and such.

Last fall, I made a few giant pots of applesauce to store in the freezer, and my roommate almost killed me. She isn't too sure about my foraging instincts or what I plan to do with that amount of food. But as it turns out, we'll have just enough applesauce to make it until September when I can pick more.  ::)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on August 11, 2018, 09:35:07 PM
Grilled some burgers and had a dance party with the kids.  Something about singing wagon wheel at the top of your lungs and Cajun dancing just does wonders to release the burden of life when it's heavy. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on August 12, 2018, 12:20:33 AM
The workshop I just got back from was amazing.  A week full of aquinas and Catholics who love him. 

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on August 15, 2018, 09:51:48 AM
Not sure if "fun" is the most appropriate word, but Husband and I attended our first Byzantine Liturgy last night, for the vigil of the Assumption.  It was really reverent and beautiful.  They also did Vespers before Mass, so we got to experience that, as well.  I loved all the iconography, and especially how they have the icon screen separating the laity from the Sanctuary.  There was a lot of chanting, which I thought was quite lovely.  I enjoyed that aspect.  It was different, though.  I wasn't sure what to expect.  I missed having Latin, and there was very little kneeling.  That felt strange, but then I'm just not used to it.  Father gave a nice homily, which included an explanation of an icon depicting the Apostles visiting Our Lady in her Dormition.  The symbolism in iconography is so rich!  It makes me want to learn more about it.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on August 15, 2018, 11:34:41 AM
Awesome Munda!

Im slowly making the switch East - I love it
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: sedmohradsko on August 15, 2018, 04:48:06 PM
Proud Easterner here.  PM me if either of you have any questions.

Regarding the Dormition icon, did the priest tell the tradition of how the Theotokos' empty tomb was discovered?  It's a beautiful story if you've never heard it.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: LausTibiChriste on August 15, 2018, 05:26:21 PM
Which Rite are you?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: sedmohradsko on August 15, 2018, 05:41:22 PM
Byzantine.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on August 16, 2018, 01:53:50 AM
Solemn Mass (2/3s of the ministers were diocesan!), then benediction, and a candlelit procession with a relic from the BVM's belongings (veil?  I forget).

Then drinks with friends at a local cocktail lounge. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on August 16, 2018, 01:40:41 PM
Proud Easterner here.  PM me if either of you have any questions.

Regarding the Dormition icon, did the priest tell the tradition of how the Theotokos' empty tomb was discovered?  It's a beautiful story if you've never heard it.


He did!  I don't remember all the details, but the point I remember the most was that St. Thomas, just like when Our Lord appeared after the Resurrection, was again, not there.  I also liked how in the icon, Our Lord is depicted holding a small child, who represents the soul of Our Lady.  So, just how She held Him after his Passion, He held her after her Dormition.  I want to go find a good retelling of the story online, so I can tell the kids about it
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: PerEvangelicaDicta on August 18, 2018, 01:37:34 AM
Spouse got tickets to the Miramar Air Show in September.  Heck of a way to commemorate the feast of St. Michael.  It's technically a free event, but this year we splurged a little for good viewing.

Anyone else attending?   :cheeseheadbeer:
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on August 18, 2018, 11:12:57 AM
Spent the better part of yesterday driving up the California coastline on scenic Hwy 1.  It.was.gorgeous!  An incredible testament to the glory and beauty of God's creation.  We even saw some elephant seals  ;D 

Today, we are heading home to see our kids.  I miss those little stinkers!  Can't wait to tell them all about our trip and share pictures of the sights and scenery.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: drummerboy on August 19, 2018, 11:16:02 AM
Went to the Central WI Military show last Saturday, WWII reenactments and alot of old military vehicles gear.  Fun times
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: longstrangetrip5 on August 23, 2018, 02:38:24 PM
I understand procedure, I understand war, I understand rules and regulations.

I don't understand fun.

I don't really know what fun means.

strange... I am LOLg and feeling sad 4 u @ the same time...

and also

I could have written the same thing... :)
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Kaesekopf on August 25, 2018, 02:40:08 AM
Came off a silent retreat.  Now, just trying to re-acclimate to life and get ready for next week!  :O

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Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MundaCorMeum on August 25, 2018, 10:47:44 AM
Came off a silent retreat.  Now, just trying to re-acclimate to life and get ready for next week!  :O

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That's always so hard!  It's like culture shock
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: PerEvangelicaDicta on August 28, 2018, 12:38:43 AM
We made a very long move from SE Canada to SoCal - the desert.  It's beautiful, but summer is hot.  Our family introduced us to "night swimming".  The evenings are still in the 90's, but there is no humidity and no bugs.  It's so quiet and peaceful, swimming and gazing at the moon illuminated mountains and palm trees, very conductive to meditation. 
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Greg on September 05, 2018, 05:38:13 PM
I had a water bomb fight with 30 children at my birthday party.

400 water balloons.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on September 05, 2018, 06:35:18 PM
Sounds like fun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on September 05, 2018, 06:41:51 PM
Went swimming last night by the island
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on September 05, 2018, 06:51:16 PM
Sounds like fun.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Greg on September 05, 2018, 08:12:46 PM
It was fun.  The trouble was that just as I was about to clobber a snotty teenager, (I was aiming for the big kids, I got soaked myself and it affected my aim.  None of the adults joined in.  Too boring).  I hate adults, they are dull.

I had 4 or 5 near misses and a I got really frustrated that I wasn't hitting anyone.

A cute little 6 year old boy ran past me and I very deliberately smashed one water-balloon into the back of his head neck from about 8 feet away.  His t-shirt was soaked.  It was a cheap shot.

I felt a little bit guilty afterwards.  He was cool about it, didn't cry.

I came away completely soaking.  I got annihilated.

I now have a little bit of sympathy for Hilter and his V2 program.  When you are losing badly it is cathartic to take vengeance on anyone.  It feels good.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on September 10, 2018, 12:54:27 PM
Dirtbiking
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on September 10, 2018, 03:07:39 PM
Dirtbiking

Mud?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: MilesChristi on September 11, 2018, 06:33:54 AM
Dirtbiking

Mud?

Not much
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on May 13, 2019, 12:54:38 PM
Mrs. Heinrich and I spent Mother's Day with Gardener and his family at their home. Oh, and Greg was visiting from Kent, UK. He has work in Denver and came down for Mass and a visit. What a charming time! We covered some familiar topics discussed here, talked family, travel, gun culture in USA(Gardener was very informative to that), living in UK vs. USA, etc. We polished off enough cans of Perrier to build one of those silly can pyramids like TradRuralmom's Marine son and his fellow Marines with Coors Light empties when they come to visit.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: ChristusRex on May 13, 2019, 07:28:24 PM
Heinrich,

Have you ever been to Servants of the Holy Family Chapel in the Springs?

My roommate is from the Springs and I asked him what people thought of it there. Mostly negative.

What are your thoughts?

Thanks,
Colin
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on May 13, 2019, 08:13:03 PM
Heinrich,

Have you ever been to Servants of the Holy Family Chapel in the Springs?

My roommate is from the Springs and I asked him what people thought of it there. Mostly negative.

What are your thoughts?

Thanks,
Colin

Hey, Rex. Yes. Once or twice about 13 years ago. I dont anticipate ever going back. I know people who've gone there and they won't be going back either. I live about three miles from it, too.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: ChristusRex on May 13, 2019, 09:02:31 PM
Heinrich,

Have you ever been to Servants of the Holy Family Chapel in the Springs?

My roommate is from the Springs and I asked him what people thought of it there. Mostly negative.

What are your thoughts?

Thanks,
Colin

Hey, Rex. Yes. Once or twice about 13 years ago. I dont anticipate ever going back. I know people who've gone there and they won't be going back either. I live about three miles from it, too.

What happened?
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on May 13, 2019, 09:35:07 PM
Heinrich,

Have you ever been to Servants of the Holy Family Chapel in the Springs?

My roommate is from the Springs and I asked him what people thought of it there. Mostly negative.

What are your thoughts?

Thanks,
Colin

Hey, Rex. Yes. Once or twice about 13 years ago. I dont anticipate ever going back. I know people who've gone there and they won't be going back either. I live about three miles from it, too.

What happened?

Take your room mate's word for it and mine and let well enough alone. Do you attend Wyoming Catholic College or Benedictine. It seems every practicing Catholic kid from Colorado Springs goes to one or the other. Or University of Dallas.
Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: ChristusRex on May 13, 2019, 09:44:49 PM
I go to Colorado State University in Fort Collins. I'll be finished in December of this year.

I'm from Centennial (north of Castle Rock, south of Denver).

I only came back to the Faith 2 years ago (May 12, 2017).

Title: Re: Done Anything Fun Lately?
Post by: Heinrich on May 13, 2019, 09:51:34 PM
Very nice. I am familiar with Centennial, sure. Nice to have another Centennial stater here amongst us.