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monday triple-alpha process in the kitchen, it's hot in there

sungodsungod Posts: 13,773
edited July 2017 in The bottom bracket
'ning

office, espressos, head off early, collect some stuff, watch tdf while simulating wfh

trumpland will be distracted this week, letting off fireworks and shooting each other, should cut down the transatlantic noise level in gmc
my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
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  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 9,441
    Morning, basking in the sunshine , off work for another week, so cycling, painting fence panels, tdf
    Have a good week
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 24,652 Lives Here
    Morning folks,
    Nose back to the grindstone after a heavy weekend. Immediate manager is back after a couple of weeks of peace and quiet, should be back to 14 cups of tea a day then. Really should start to say no to a few of the cups offered. Rather weary this morning to remind me that I can't stand the pace any more.
    Hope all goes well in the frozen wastelands Stevo.
  • off work for another week, painting fence panels,

    Think i'd rather go to work
    I'm sorry you don't believe in miracles
  • meanredspidermeanredspider Posts: 12,337
    Miss MRS had a good night but tragic news on the ward this morning. RIP young person.

    Whatever you are doing, grab it with both hands and give it your all. I count my blessing daily.
    ROAD < Scott Foil HMX Di2, Volagi Liscio Di2, Jamis Renegade Elite Di2, Cube Reaction Race > ROUGH
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 5,416
    Visit to the doc, to be told some numbers are up, some are down, but none of it matters much. Sent off tomorrow to get more X-rays done though.

    Managed a short turbo session this afternoon, would have been longer but damn it's boring...

    That is indeed awful MRS. :cry:
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  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 24,652 Lives Here
    Miss MRS had a good night but tragic news on the ward this morning. RIP young person.

    Whatever you are doing, grab it with both hands and give it your all. I count my blessing daily.
    That really is tragic, it's so much more upsetting when it's a kid. Glad Miss MRS is doing well, hope that doesn't get her down.
  • meanredspidermeanredspider Posts: 12,337
    Veronese68 wrote:
    That really is tragic, it's so much more upsetting when it's a kid. Glad Miss MRS is doing well, hope that doesn't get her down.

    I haven't told her yet - she's still dozing. We've known the parents for the last 6 months - it's been tough to watch them lapse from desperation and worry into depression. It must also be incredibly tough for the parents of the other person as they still have this to come.

    Life is brutal at its worst so make sure you enjoy the good bits.
    ROAD < Scott Foil HMX Di2, Volagi Liscio Di2, Jamis Renegade Elite Di2, Cube Reaction Race > ROUGH
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 7,074
    Keeping on the sad note - chap at work whose son died some weeks back was back in the office today. Gave me a big sweaty hug as I'd written him a short note (having been through the same 2 years ago) and put it in a condolence card. Not a good look, 2 middle aged blokes blubbering slightly in a changing room.

    Hope Miss MRS stays positive. Good advice MRS.
  • meanredspidermeanredspider Posts: 12,337
    hopkinb wrote:
    Keeping on the sad note - chap at work whose son died some weeks back was back in the office today. Gave me a big sweaty hug as I'd written him a short note (having been through the same 2 years ago) and put it in a condolence card. Not a good look, 2 middle aged blokes blubbering slightly in a changing room.

    Hope Miss MRS stays positive. Good advice MRS.

    Thank you. And well done on the hug - we should do more of that. Fearne Cotton's dad, Mick, (and Fearne herself) was fabulous during Charlie's treatment even though I'd never met him. When I finally did, I gave him a nice bottle of scotch and a hug and we both sobbed like babies. Life is tough at times and it's fine to acknowledge it and acknowledge the support of other humans.
    ROAD < Scott Foil HMX Di2, Volagi Liscio Di2, Jamis Renegade Elite Di2, Cube Reaction Race > ROUGH
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 24,652 Lives Here
    Not a good look, 2 middle aged blokes blubbering slightly in a changing room.

    And well done on the hug - we should do more of that.[/quote]
    Indeed, but maybe not covered in sweat in a changing room. Just getting the tone back to the gutter.
    Good advice indeed MRS. I've told the kids much the same. Whilst the girl is still very limited in what she can do we are trying to maintain a school/fun balance for her. If school suffers occasionally in order to keep her spirits up it's a price worth paying. The lad having been working really hard for his A levels is now off for a year and should have the time of his life. I actually came back to work here and took a cut in pay whilst still on chemo to improve my work/life balance, happy to say it has worked.
    Now on that note, I need to buy a rattly old bike and do the Eroica next year for my 50th. Should probably get fitter too.
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 9,705
    Always hard when you watch things like this happen, hope everything goes ok MRS and WS. Currently at home after assisting daughter with some legal stuff while she tackles her problems and the local authority SS. Taking young oxocube to Mallory circuit tonight with his road bike, little darling needs pushing a bit since I banned all things electronic. Even grown men need a blub and cuddle occasionally. :oops:
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • meanredspidermeanredspider Posts: 12,337
    Let's try to lift the tone a bit now - apologies for the sad stuff.
    ROAD < Scott Foil HMX Di2, Volagi Liscio Di2, Jamis Renegade Elite Di2, Cube Reaction Race > ROUGH
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 7,074
    Boobs, bums, espressos, bricklaying, wfh, basking, what's it like over there Gazza?
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 24,652 Lives Here
    I'm not hugging any of you, especially not when sweaty :shock:
  • meanredspidermeanredspider Posts: 12,337
    Veronese68 wrote:
    I'm not hugging any of you, especially not when sweaty :shock:

    No tongues, I promise...
    ROAD < Scott Foil HMX Di2, Volagi Liscio Di2, Jamis Renegade Elite Di2, Cube Reaction Race > ROUGH
  • step83step83 Posts: 4,107
    Morning,

    IT censored ups galore, some moron migrated the ENTIRE sharepoint estate over the weekend an didn't think to let anyone know it was happening. Failed horribly so the business has ground to a halt.
    Aircon has good meh today so my little USB fan is being abused (cold drink behind fan, instant cold air).

    Lets are not happy decided to double fondo over the weekend, ended up doing about 230K. Driving is interesting to say the least.

    MRS, hope Miss MRS is still alright after hearing about the youngling.


    Lifting the tone, I have now acquired a puppy, dappy as anything photo later.
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 7,074
    Step83 wrote:

    Lifting the tone, I have now acquired a puppy, dappy as anything photo later.

    Lovely, what kind of puppy?

    Was my missus who was instrumental in us getting a dog i.e. twisted my arm quite severely. Obvs it's me who walks, cleans up after, feeds and generally makes sure it's OK. The best part is that I get a genuinely warm welcome from at least one member of the family when I get home in the evening. No-one else even looks up from their screen... :roll:
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 20,045
    Whose sharing pictures of puppies?
  • Garry HGarry H Posts: 6,639
    hopkinb wrote:
    Boobs, bums, espressos, bricklaying, wfh, basking, what's it like over there Gazza?

    Not bad, nice ride in this morn'. About 17 degrees now I reckon.
  • haydenmhaydenm Posts: 2,934
    hopkinb wrote:
    Step83 wrote:

    Lifting the tone, I have now acquired a puppy, dappy as anything photo later.

    Lovely, what kind of puppy?

    Was my missus who was instrumental in us getting a dog i.e. twisted my arm quite severely. Obvs it's me who walks, cleans up after, feeds and generally makes sure it's OK. The best part is that I get a genuinely warm welcome from at least one member of the family when I get home in the evening. No-one else even looks up from their screen... :roll:

    I blame the GF but I'd been passingly mentioning getting a dog for ages, then the GF decides she's going to make me drive to Aberdeen on the last weekend of her 8 months of unemployment to get one. I look after him all week at work, and most of the time on the weekend then the occasional weekend I can't take him with me she acts as if I'm being a total d1ck. Luckily he is a total dude and doesn't mind sleeping in the back of the truck when he has to
  • step83step83 Posts: 4,107
    HaydenM wrote:
    hopkinb wrote:
    Step83 wrote:

    Lifting the tone, I have now acquired a puppy, dappy as anything photo later.

    Lovely, what kind of puppy?

    Was my missus who was instrumental in us getting a dog i.e. twisted my arm quite severely. Obvs it's me who walks, cleans up after, feeds and generally makes sure it's OK. The best part is that I get a genuinely warm welcome from at least one member of the family when I get home in the evening. No-one else even looks up from their screen... :roll:

    I blame the GF but I'd been passingly mentioning getting a dog for ages, then the GF decides she's going to make me drive to Aberdeen on the last weekend of her 8 months of unemployment to get one. I look after him all week at work, and most of the time on the weekend then the occasional weekend I can't take him with me she acts as if I'm being a total d1ck. Luckily he is a total dude and doesn't mind sleeping in the back of the truck when he has to

    Its nothing like the breed we planned but its an American Bulldog crossed with a Pitbull Terrier, so a Bullypit apparently. Shes got her first puppy teeth through now so everything is mouthed. Cant upload photos while I'm at work plus photobucket now charges to share images so need to sort something out.
  • meanredspidermeanredspider Posts: 12,337
    Mrs MRS has bumped the car again - there goes the NCB

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-40476901
    ROAD < Scott Foil HMX Di2, Volagi Liscio Di2, Jamis Renegade Elite Di2, Cube Reaction Race > ROUGH
  • team47bteam47b Posts: 6,424
    Whilst we wait to see a bullypit here's Monkey, he's either asleep or dead, I have prodded him with a pencil, no response :D

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  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 9,705
    MRS, you wish. Probably some numpty acting the prat, glad it's not my NCB. No mutts at my place, I'd be the one doing the scooping all the time, no thanks. It was bad enough doing the sprogs when they we're babies.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • meanredspidermeanredspider Posts: 12,337
    oxoman wrote:
    MRS, you wish. Probably some numpty acting the prat, glad it's not my NCB. No mutts at my place, I'd be the one doing the scooping all the time, no thanks. It was bad enough doing the sprogs when they we're babies.

    Yup - somebody with more money than talent or brains. Unfortunately, the money doesn't guarantee either. Glad no-one was hurt.
    ROAD < Scott Foil HMX Di2, Volagi Liscio Di2, Jamis Renegade Elite Di2, Cube Reaction Race > ROUGH
  • step83step83 Posts: 4,107
    One small woofer, think the link works, sat outside a friends work

    https://flic.kr/p/WbtSkK

    Yeah, cant embed so have a link!
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 7,074
    What a lovely looking mutt. Will it stay so cute?!
  • step83step83 Posts: 4,107
    Doubt she will most look more Pit than anything, just same build as an American Bulldog,
    Temperament wise both parents are very laid back, puppies were all socialised with kids so that's a big plus.
    Second jabs next week so walks start along with some basic command training.
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 7,074
    Probably will look tougher than my mutt, who spends all warm days doing this.

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  • pinnopinno Posts: 42,702
    Where tf did my post go?

    What was it... let me see, oh yeah, I remember:
    Veronese68 wrote:
    Nose back to the soft, woolly machine polisher after drinking too much. Immediate manager is back after a couple of weeks of serious slaccking, should be back to 14 cups of tea and 5 packs of Chocolate Chip cookies a day then. Really should start to stop dunking biscuits if Ii'm going to make the Eroica. Rather weary this morning to remind me that I can't stand the pace any more and the liver has packed up. Must apply for a proper job with the Parts Alliance.

    Edited for accuracy.
    Veronese68 wrote:
    Hope all goes well in the frozen wastelands Stevo.

    What?! Paying some long term unemployed smoggy minion 50p an hour to lump furniture whilst he sits there drinking beer and eating chips.

    I planned a pedal. Then I had a nap attack. Then I pedalled. It didn't kill me. That was almost 2 weeks without pedalling though I did have to stop a few times to cough up some green lumpy stuff.
    Must take the cat to the vet tomorrow - it's worm pill time and I value my limbs.

    @HopkinB: That's my line and it's copyright. Besides, you're all the way down there so it should be something along the lines of '/up', not over.

    Laters.
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