Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - Roil
Posted on 02/29/2012 5:33:29 AM PST by tioga
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Nice class pic!
i had forgotten i had that on my work computer, haven’t seen it in ages. did you guys take a group pic when you went?
No, I don’t recall one. I roomed with Gabz and Rika, but don’t even have a pic of us together. Neo was there and DanfromMichigan. Some others as well. Lot’s more FReepers than we had in class at the time.
It was quite a night for sure. Our vendor rented a party van for us and treated us fine. He bought the hats, too. I’ll have to wear it home cause it would get crushed in the luggage.
look at how cute we were : )
and won’t you be a rare sight for the jagoffs in the Pittsburgh airport ; )
That was really nice of the vendor to set you all up like that!
Roil Purple, a brand of oil.
i saw tweets about the BC thing asking if we had to also pay for the liquor the guys would need to get them in the mood!
...that kind of thinking lead us to the cigarette after...
Nice hat indeed, Dave-a wardrobe accessory here.
For a long time now, every time the wind blows hard from the north or east, you can hear the sound of metal banging on something-it is so loud that it makes dogs bark, and sounds spooky at night, since it is the only noise out here besides the wind.
It was breezy this morning, so I decided to look for that damn noise, and found it-about half a mile away over the next hill is one of those long-abandoned cabins almost hidden in the trees and brush. Behind it, an old metal storage shed has a panel loose that is banging against the frame whenever the wind blows. I’m going to take a hammer and a couple of big nails up there and shut that noise up.
That place, like so many others up here has been untouched for so long that 15 ft. trees have grown up all around it, and even through the rotted part of the deck. The path and driveway to it are completely overgrown, the old cesspit is long fallen in, but the windmill is intact, the flower beds still have iris plants in them, and with the old metal chairs on the porch and a swing in the yard it looks almost like someone might walk out at any minute-it feels like everything is just waiting, somehow-creepy.
These woods are full of forgotten places like that-this is the fourth one I’ve come across within less than 2 miles of the house. If I ever wanted to play hide-and-seek, I’d certainly know where to do it.
Whoa T5, that sounds like a good setting for a novel....
ok, ya fairy ; )
I HOPE Davy Jones was a believer.....RIP.
Yeah, a Steven King novel.
He should get an extra bone today. Woof woof!
Thank you! I make every attempt to stay away from the cougar’s hunting places, especially around dawn and dusk.
I just heard that female Georgetown law student prattling about going broke buying contraceptives-she didn’t exactly help her casuse, I don’t think. Never mind her future as an attorney...
can you label the freepers, please?
OMG no, are you saying Davey Jones died today? from the Monkees? the man i loved back in 2d grade???? i slept with his pic under my pillow!
left to right: oneparticularharbour, rika, neo, reagangirl, me and dan from michigan.
yes, a heart attack. today.
oh nO!!!! and he was on Boy Meets World much more recently, along with peter tork and mickey dolenz!
oh, yeah......I mixed up Dan and Neo
i look positively swarthy in the pic which is odd bc i am really not remotely dark skinned. i must have been FLUSHED from all the skittles ; )
I heard about Davey Jones-a shame. I thought some of their songs were okay. Lots of men die of heart attacks in their 40’s and 50’s now-if they get to age 60, they are pretty likely to live long, though-wonder why the early demise of so many?
Well, thw WFTD is not only a smart class, it is good looking, too!
I actually have an idea for a story/novel that incorporates one of those lost places-not a scary story, though-an old mystery solved, something like that.
I’m not spooked by the old places in the woods-of course, if I went there at night, I might well be terrified-there is a light/lantern that can be seen moving in the woods, like someone carrying it on some nights-I’ve seen it several times, with MrT5 and neighbors-but there are enough REAL hazards in the forest at night to keep smart people in well-lighted places.
I love to wander around those old places, absorbing the atmosphere and enjoying the absolute solitude. Each one has a very distinct “feeling” to it-most peaceful and calm, some sad. It is a quiet, calm place to get rid of stress-I always feel re-energized when I get back.
I’m going to bring a bouquet of those iris home when they bloom to put in a vase here in the kitchen. I don’t often bring things from those places to my house-I believe that if a bad thing happened there, you might bring something sad or even evil into your home. I doubt flowers would do that, but I’ve heard otherwise from some neighbors. I suppose I’ll see which is true when those iris bloom...
Or a “bug out” location......
Shush-that goes without saying...
I’ve got a hammer, a few nails, and a little trowel packed up-I’m going to go nail down that noisy metal siding at the place over the hill and look for interesting plants-back in an hour or less...
Sounds like a duct tape job to me.
OH...K.......now I have an earworm...
If I had a hammer
I’d hammer in the morning
I’d hammer in the evening
All over this land
I’d hammer out danger
I’d hammer out a warning
I’d hammer out love between my brothers and my sisters
All over this land
Blueberry Buckle in the oven. Gonna be delish!
Duct tape would not have done the trick-the frame of the shed is pretty rotten, and the metal is not galvanized-just that tin stuff they used in the early 1900’s, so I don’t know how long my repair with nails will last-but for now, the shed is silenced...
I liked that song when I was a kid.
I’m grilling catfish for dinner, and I steamed some broccoli to go with it. What is blueberry buckle? I’ve never heard of it, but it sounds good.
Blueberry coffee cake ....everyone asks....I don’t know why that is the name of it. It’s for my Co meeting tonight. I will get dinner on the way home....yeah, backwards.
Oh wow, look at that. LOL
That had to have been at least 10 years ago. Amazing how time flies.
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