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    06-26-2022, 08:49 AM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Mystic Mix 2022 in The Bilge
    Lobsters, lobster rolls and conversation at Abbot’s. I do hope someone will include a photo of me with the giant lobster. It was epic but a once in...
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    06-25-2022, 07:44 AM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Mystic Mix 2022 in The Bilge
    There must be a cool trick to getting a proper image onto the forum from an iPhone but I don’t know what it is. More better later.
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    06-25-2022, 07:43 AM
    Lew Barrett started a thread Mystic Mix 2022 in The Bilge
    Post ‘em if you got ‘em. From let to right: Yours truly, S. Bauer, His Paulness, Amish (note; not Amish), The Scientist (Norm B). ...
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    06-21-2022, 04:24 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    I was working on Rita about 30 years ago during a pleasant afternoon in Seattle while listening to NPR. A program about the debacle involving...
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    06-20-2022, 03:28 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Arguing with Noam.
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    06-19-2022, 01:38 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread eff one 2022 in The Bilge
    Watching live, lap 25 , good race!
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    06-18-2022, 08:45 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    John, A point you made that resonates with me is that nothing the US or Nato does justifies invading Ukraine. Whataboutism is so tiring, weak and...
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    06-18-2022, 08:13 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread eff one 2022 in The Bilge
    Yeah, Alonso! And yeah, Max is a monster.
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    06-17-2022, 12:13 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    ^A cease fire until the next time. And there is always a next time.
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    06-17-2022, 11:34 AM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    You were graciously willing to very briefly share your story inferring personal loss and service to humanity, and for that I am grateful. This very...
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    06-12-2022, 10:40 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    I'm depressed as ever about the developments. I've stopped watching the war's progress for now. I suspect I'm not alone in literally feeling...
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    06-12-2022, 10:34 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    If this is autobiographical, I am sorry for your loss. I'd boldly ask that Vadim drop the maybes if this describes his personal situation. Yours is...
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    06-12-2022, 10:26 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread so. . . in The Bilge
    There hasn't been truly good news for years but it took a pandemic , a war and a continuous series of natural catastrophes to get people's attention....
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    06-11-2022, 11:36 AM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Mystic and Me 2022 in The Bilge
    I was all ready to give you a pick up time but I just googled "Nebraska" and it looks like a place I may never get to, ever. Remind me again what's...
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    06-11-2022, 11:27 AM
    I can answer that! Of course not. To do so would have required a degree of intellectual curiosity and a desire to be relevant to the discussion. ...
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    06-11-2022, 11:20 AM
    Nobody who was paying attention was surprised. It was all over facebook and elsewhere that a major disruption had been planned. People were posting...
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    06-10-2022, 05:09 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Not my preferred therapy, George! I think fresh air and sunlight are best ;)
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    06-10-2022, 10:47 AM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Mystic and Me 2022 in The Bilge
    I can get Lee pretty close if he wants to ride with me. I would have to figure out what to do with him once we get to about 50 miles from the...
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    06-10-2022, 10:37 AM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    I don't question the history of state corruption in Ukraine. All the former soviet states were corrupted to one extent or another and Ukraine, being...
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    06-10-2022, 10:14 AM
    Interesting observation. I could have seen the same thing, no ads, and not connected the dots the way you did. Will Fox do anything including...
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    06-09-2022, 08:10 PM
    It makes my blood boil so at least from my perspective, it was a powerful opening statement. Too bad the people that need to see it most just won't.
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    06-08-2022, 04:29 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    ^A reasonable if sickening conclusion. Today will not be fondly remembered whatever the outcome, which at the moment is gloomy. The west has...
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    06-07-2022, 08:52 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Meat grinder. Another day on the Eastern Front and another 300 dead, 900 wounded plus or minus. Pets, cows, horses, lakes, rivers, the land,...
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    06-06-2022, 06:12 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Mystic and Me 2022 in The Bilge
    Nobody can make it back there. Nobody. They have child seat anchors and I hear some people put babies in the back if they can source the right car...
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    06-06-2022, 06:10 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Mystic and Me 2022 in The Bilge
    Just getting back to everybody I missed, you're up! I got all the dope on you from Pless. I'll be getting in late Friday I think, along with Cris. ...
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    06-06-2022, 05:55 PM
    A garage or at least off the street. Otherwise it's the wild west.
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    06-06-2022, 03:17 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread A hole in The Bilge
    How can straws not have two holes? They have two ends! Another benefit of heat....it melts Loctite.
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    06-06-2022, 01:57 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    The rules of war are by any reasonable standard, incomprehensible to normal humans. It's ok to smear your opponent across three acres with a 155mm...
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