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    Re: Post Boat Show EBS

    I wish I had taken more pictures at the museum in Long Island (on Long Island?). It was a lovely place, and there were more than a few absolutely stunning boats there.
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    Re: Proclamation the Twoth

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    I don’t need to keep making new threads every day.

    Here’s the one for the 3rd day. Maybe the 4th day will be a “classic” Doodle? Who knows?
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    Re: Post Boat Show EBS

    Yes, and photos often do a poor job of showing the true scale of things. The catboat a-build is massive, and I was trying to convey the scale for those who’ve only seen it on the thread.

    Photos do...
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    Re: Post Boat Show EBS

    It was super cool to meet you, too holzbt! I always worry that I’m a bit much, and off putting. :) It was great learning about the area and boats from you, Man.
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    Re: Post Boat Show EBS

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    This one got me. The rudder for the cat in the drive, and the cat a-building. One is an actual door! :)
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    Re: Post Boat Show EBS

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    The portal to the catboat. Nifty fishing implements are scattered about the premises.
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    That little SOF boat was interesting. We talked to the guy for a while. He bought the boat, and added the inner wales and lashings to strengthen the hull. The entire boat was full of sweet little...
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    Re: Post Boat Show EBS

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    Maybe the best picture I took? Rain in the summer time was wild enough, for me. The Lotus was insane. And, hell NO I didn’t drive it. Riding in it was nerve wracking enough. :) (Lew is not...
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    Re: Moooo-ve over solar, no BS.

    They started similar programs here in 2018, AFAIK. Some of our family is involved. The facilities are wild.
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    Re: Proclamation the Twoth

    Thanks, Yo. I appreciate the kind words.
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    Re: Proclamation the Twoth

    That chain could have suspended your garage! I loved seeing all the old stuff lying about. I got a nice snapshot of some anchors I plan to Doodle, too.
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    Re: Post Boat Show EBS

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    This probably belongs on this thread? I’ll just flood the place with scribbles. :)
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    Proclamation the Twoth

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    I like drawing these quick, 10-minute Doodles in my homemade book.

    Peace,
    EFL II
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    Re: Woodenboat show (WBS) This weekend!!!!!!!

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    Another 10 Minute Doodle, this from a snapshot I took. It’s a fun exercise to try and capture things quickly in ink on a small page.
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    Re: If Not Now, When?

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    Not sure I like this timer idea. :)
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    Re: He’s just a farmers son from Belgium

    The craziest part about that old Giro is how cool it actually is! It has a bunch of tiny vents close to the scalp. The visor is connected by three magnets, and is made by Zeiss, so the optical...
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    Re: He’s just a farmers son from Belgium

    No matter the tech, people are at the limit of speed. This TT isn’t particularly fast, for a TDF time trial.

    Funny, eh?

    And, the goofy visors on TT helmets are life savers.

    ETA: my retired...
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    Re: Midsummer Greetings from Finland

    Beauty. Paul was a neat guy. It’s great to see her in the water!
  19. Re: Class Globe 5.80 DIY kit boat and race thoughts

    They’ve been ocean racing those Setka boats for a while. They’re neat, I think.
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    Re: Long and lean

    It’s all covered in grapes and wisteria, now. ;) Boat’s green, now, too.

    Oh, and that plum tree died. :( Made a bunch of nice spoons, though…
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    Re: Proclamation The First

    The Bilge needs an Electoral College.

    Scot, can we get that? :d
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    Re: Proclamation The First

    Thank you all. This thread has made me laugh out loud several times.
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    Re: Happy Canada Day!

    They come here and take up all the good swimming holes and leave their little goose Cheetos everywhere. And, not ONE of them is any good at lacrosse…
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    Re: Proclamation The First

    :D:D:D

    That’s the spirit!
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    Re: Proclamation The First

    Oh, I don’t think I’m going to delve into any more bicycle racing threads. I’ll leave it to the experts.
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    Re: Proclamation The First

    Hmmm… I would have though the Emperor/purple thing would have been more clear.

    Of course, I imagined the entire EFL joke would have gone over, too, but it kind of backfired. My humor is pretty...
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    Re: Long and lean

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    Mastiff approved. :)
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    Re: Happy Canada Day!

    Have a great day.

    Also, come get all your geese, please. :D
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    Re: Long and lean

    The duck punt ain’t no slouch, neither! :d
  30. Re: Crash course in Spanish, or a translator app?

    Oops! It’s actually called “News in Slow”, I think. They do news in various languages, but at less than rapid fire pace. :)
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    Re: Proclamation The First

    Wise? Wise ass, maybe. All knowing? Maybe Al knowing… technically Albert.

    None of youse can blame me. I didn’t ask, nor did I vote, but I can’t resist the will of the electorate. They want...
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    Re: Long and lean

    The EFL? ;)
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    Re: Proclamation The First

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    Nurp.

    Coincidentally enough, grandpa around the corner has an enormous collection of barbed wire.

    I didn’t name JohnB and accessory because Spin said it’s up to you and me, Lee. Get...
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    Proclamation The First

    You fools! Mua-hahahahaha!

    The Emperor For Life hereby proclaims LeeG will have to do all the heavy lifting this month. And, there will be “art”.

    That’s all I can think of, because I’m a feeble...
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    Re: Something you cannot get from Amazon.

    Thanks, Kevin. I took my new sketchbook, and hardly drew in it! I took a bunch of snapshots I hope to make into sketches and drawings, though.
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    Re: Something you cannot get from Amazon.

    Whew! I was hoping it would come across! :) It is, indeed, the lovely catboat and the shed. Photography does not do that project justice.
    Thanks for the kind words.
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    Re: Something you cannot get from Amazon.

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    Happy I could help. I had a dual-immersion education through the 5th grade, where every other day was English/Spanish (Mexicano, really, not Spain Spanish :)), so I can make all the proper sounds...
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    Re: Prayer and sports

    I’m not a Muslim, but my very good friend sent some zam zam water from his second Haj, so I know at least one real deal guy fairly well.
    I know he is serious and devout about his prayer, and I doubt...
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    Re: Prayer and sports

    There is the school of though that prayer is aught but a form of meditation. Invoking an attitude or spirit via incantations isn’t that odd of a practice, really, no matter where the words are aimed....
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    Re: If Not Now, When?

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    The title of this is epoxy, because epoxy is crap. :D
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    Poll: Re: BROTM for July, VOTE here…

    Who knows? Maybe some unusual son of the sun will make some kind of proclamation…
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    SlowNews in Spanish may help with listening comprehension. It’s easier to understand when each word is more carefully and purposely articulated.

    Someone with an accent and rapid fire delivery can...
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    Yes! My buddy told me, “Let’s English, because I don’t understand Mexicano.” :D
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    Re: Post Boat Show EBS

    Rarely have I been in a more beautiful, welcoming home. Rarely have I met such loving, charming, graceful hosts. Rarely have I felt as at home in another home. It was such a wonderful visit to your...
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    Re: WoodenBoat Show 2022

    I kept walking by, hoping to catch you there, but we kept missing one another. Your boat is just beautiful. I wish you much joy in using her, and I hope I can return to that side one day and actually...
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    Re: If Not Now, When?

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    A little quick and dirty sketch. I’ve done a few like this, now. I set a timer and it’s a race! 10 minutes of panic and fury. :d
  48. Thread: At the WBS!

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    Re: At the WBS!

    Phil, it was so great to talk to you. Your boat is adorable, and you are so charming. Thanks for the time spent talking over the water; it was great to get to know you a bit, and see your smiling...
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    Re: Woodenboat show (WBS) This weekend!!!!!!!

    It was absolutely awesome talking to you, Clint. Thanks for taking the time. Those scarf joints are neat and that dory is sweet.
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    Poll: Re: BROTM for July, VOTE here…

    If I won, I’d just flood the place with crappy drawings and dumb stuff I made, so there’s that.
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