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  1. Re: Will we ever be independent from religion?

    I'd like you to sit in on a budget meeting at my church as we try to make ends meet. Most people wouldn't get out of bed for the money we pay our staff and clergy, yet they are working for a higher...
  2. Re: Will we ever be independent from religion?

    I believe he's trying, but like everything on this forum, people have their views and are not about to change, including those who like epoxy and those who think epoxy sucks! :)
  3. Re: Will we ever be independent from religion?

    Quote from #6: I'll be interested to see how religion manages as climate change begins to take its toll.

    We'll build another ark!! :D
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    Re: A Hvalsoe Dinghy in New Zealand

    I converted my Hvalsoe 13 plans to glued lap after receiving Eric's blessing to do so.
    I'll be interested in seeing it go together in the traditional way.
    It's been a long time since this forum saw...
  5. Re: Will we ever be independent from religion?

    My faith and my allegiance to the U.S. Constitution live a very peaceful coexistence.
    If I were to have lived in Nazi Germany, that would not be the case.
    I bid you all a peaceful day.
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    Re: Bored out of my mind

    Sorry... forgot to flip my phone sideways...
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    Re: Bored out of my mind

    While we wait, #1 is having fun at the park.
    Lots of walks and playground time.

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    Re: Moooo-ve over solar, no BS.

    My sister and her husband own a dairy farm in upstate N.Y.
    1000 cows and lots of automation.
    The main cow barn is very large with open sides for ventilation. Canvas sheets cover the sides during...
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    Re: A random set of near home pictures

    The view out my bedroom window a few months ago.

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    Re: A random set of near home pictures

    The woods next to my house.

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    Re: Bored out of my mind

    Well... I'm not the most exciting guy around but boring wouldn't be the term to describe me.

    In my senior year at college, the author's name for one of my textbook's was Boring.
    Now that guy...
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    Re: Bored out of my mind

    This house has five toilets, all in fine working order.

    We did go out for a while this morning to a petting zoo. She was more interested in playing in the dirt than the animals.
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    Re: Bored out of my mind

    Great.... this is going to keep me up all night...
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    Re: Bored out of my mind

    The other set of grandparents live out in Aridzona. One of them has severe health problems that makes it next to impossible to travel.
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    Re: Bilge cleaner

    That bilge is way too clean to describe this place. :D
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    Re: Bored out of my mind

    With the birth imminent, we are on 24/7 watch. We can't wander off for the day in case our daughter goes into labor. Our job will be to take care of #1 when #2 is being birthed.
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    Re: Bored out of my mind

    My son-in-law (an engineer) did that when they bought the place!
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    Re: Bored out of my mind

    I've already planted a tree on our property in Vermont for granddaughter #1. I'll do the same for #2 when we get home.
    Our daughter lives in a townhouse and all the property is commonly owned, so...
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    Re: Bored out of my mind

    Very close. Herndon. Nothing but townhouses, government offices and asphalt.
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    Re: God made me do it?

    How about when the Devil made me do it?
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    Re: Bored out of my mind

    #1 is a bit over two years old. A very bright and active child, but her parents have her in daycare most of the day.
    My wife is much better at entertaining little people than I am. We will have...
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    Re: Bored out of my mind

    I have to laugh because, yes I have!!! Also the squeaky overhead garage door.
    The townhouse is new, only four years old so nothing really to putter with.
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    Bored out of my mind

    The good wife and I are in northern Virginia at our daughter and SIL's townhouse.
    We are here awaiting the imminent birth of granddaughter #2.
    There is absolutely nothing to do here while we wait....
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    The GOP set the precedent of which you speak with their Benghazi hearings. Kevin McCarthy admitted on air that the true reason for the hearings was to hurt Hillary Clinton's poll numbers.
  25. Re: Day-sailing an Ilur along MA coast (and NE in general), is it a good idea?

    I provided the safety boat when John Hartmann did the capsize testing on his newly launched Ilur.
    The floatation allows the boat to float high and it is easily righted and pumped dry.
    A very...
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    Re: B29

    I was just in the Air and Space Museum by Dulles, D.C. airport the other day and saw the B-29 Enola Gaye.
    That was the plane that dropped the first nuke on Japan.
    From a catwalk, I was able to look...
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    Re: Happy Canada Day!

    Happy Canada "Day"? I thought youse guys wuz happy every day!:d

    Enjoy your celebration!
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    Re: Farr Design 781

    These go-fast boats are impressive, but not for me.
    As I've stated before, "Tiller in one hand, glass of wine in the other" is my idea of sailing.
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    Re: The Great American Hobby Shop

    I still remember the hobby shops when I was a kid. Fun times.
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    Re: Biden goes lower and lower

    If the economy turns around within a year of the 2024 election, Biden will have a chance.
    If not, he is toast.
    It's as simple as that.
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    Re: Biden goes lower and lower

    Biden exiled Trump to Mara logo.
    Mission accomplished.
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    Re: Prayer and sports

    Prayer is complicated. If anyone is looking for a definitive answer here in the Bilge, they will be disappointed.
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    Re: Biden's Betrayal?

    ^ I was just going to point out the Lucy-with-the-football thing.
    Biden thinks he can dance with the Devil and win.
    McConnell will go back on his word in a heartbeat.
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    Re: JWST first images

    So why do we have to wait until July 12th to see them if they have some images now?
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    Re: Country music? Things have changed.

    Country music died at least 25 years ago. I used to be a big fan.
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    Re: POLITICAL Memes

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    Re: Gym Jordan gets owned on twitter

    We're getting a real education on the definition of hearsay.
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Yep. Thinly veiled threats.
    I don't know what that poor girl will do for a living now. No Republican will hire her.
    I wonder what she's doing now.
  39. Re: '57 42 foot Constellation. Trying to reduce 14' 6" height for road transport

    That looks easier said than done.
    Is there a water route available?
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    Re: Robert Reich: Liz Chaney for President

    She's not in the Senate, she is a member of the House.
    But not for long. She is going to get trounced in the primary by the Trump Hate Machine.
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    Re: Anybody have a well?

    My well is 400' deep and the water level is about 30' below the surface.
    Submersible pump is placed at 250'.
    Beautiful, clear icy cold water.
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    By doing this, her life in conservative politics might well be over. That's what I mean about the "Darth Vader Moment". she destroys the emperor, but at the cost of her own political life (remember,...
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    I'm glad she came forward, but what was her motive? Did she come to a "Darth Vader Moment" where she finally realized the Emperor (Trump) had to go or did she do it to save her own reputation and any...
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    Re: Trolling Joe Tesla

    No question, just an update on another happy Tesla owner.
    They need the roomy Model Y for dragging two small children around with all the accessories involved.
  45. Re: Boebert is tired of this "Separation of church and state junk"

    "Render unto Caesar those things that are Caesar's and render unto God those things which are God's"
    Some guy said that long, long ago and I'm good with it.
    If Boebert read more about this guy, and...
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    Re: Trolling Joe Tesla

    Trolling Joe again.
    Our daughter drives a Model 3.
    With their growing family, her husband just ordered a Model Y.
    Not due for delivery until at least January.
    I'll let you know how they like it....
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Eastman is now suing to get his phone back. Poor baby.
    Waaaaaaahhhhh.....
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    Re: Fourth of July rant

    Decades ago our infant son was scared witless by a-holes blowing off 4th of July fireworks for a week.
    I could have killed 'em.

    Here in Vermont, we do have a few that blow the stuff off, but it's...
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Tomorrow will be our 42nd wedding anniversary.
    The perfect gift would be damning evidence against Trump and his minions.
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    Re: Mystic Mix 2022

    Our son got married five years ago on the dock at the Long Island Maritime Museum. The reception was held next door at a local country club. During the cocktail hour, I snuck back to the museum to...
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