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There is probably several pints worth of alcohol in the blood they take from you Lester :D
Should have Guinness before i donate then it will be full of iron..

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So I finally got the time to pick up the screw the dealer lost when installing my cargo guard that they had ordered in for me.

Only to come home with a brand new cargo guard of a newer make(so I can now have the plastic cover thing installed at the same time if I want(and can find it in my basement where it has lived the last one and a half years)) because they stopped making/importing the one they sold me in the first place and couldnt source the parts.
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- First workday after 4 weeks vacation
+ wasn't really vacation, but I'm now done with the new roof on our house..  :sweating:
- It's nice to be back at work so I can relax..  :mrgreen:
+ we did get a short trip/vacation (with the caravan, of course) to Lake Garda in Italy between the roof job, because it was raining for about 5 days..  :cool:
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- First workday after 4 weeks vacation
+ wasn't really vacation, but I'm now done with the new roof on our house..  :sweating:
- It's nice to be back at work so I can relax..  :mrgreen:
+ we did get a short trip/vacation (with the caravan, of course) to Lake Garda in Italy between the roof job, because it was raining for about 5 days..  :cool:
I guess it was the harderest working day, that lasted longer than the others)
That is the reason I tend to take no more than 3 weeks at once.
Congratulations with the new roof)

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Knowing you, that's like 4 weeks away :lol:
Nope, but I start thinking of taking one week in September, for this month is gonna be the harderest one - my work pattern is like this: from 8am till 10-11am next day (with no chance to take a nap at night) and then I am off till the end of the day and next day as well.

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 :lol: I like it. Its different and unique. :snigger:
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I thought it was the rev counter on a 747 at full thrust?  :undecided:
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- the summer is almost over, but the weather hasn't given us many sunny and warm day this season
- the whole summer was spent on the ramp (last year I didn't succeed either).
+ time to sort out the problem with my avatar)

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+ yep, back to the forum
- the summer is almost over, but the weather hasn't given us many sunny and warm day this season
- the whole summer was spent on the ramp (last year I didn't succeed either).
+ time to sort out the problem with my avatar)
What do you mean by spent on the ramp, so didn't succeed??
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From similar words in Spanish, I think it means the car was 'wheels up' in the workshop.
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I assumed it reĺated to his aircraft maintenance work...
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Substitute aircraft for car? That can fly. :goodjob: :whistler: :lol:
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Well, all the days of this summer I have been mostly working on the ramp at the airport.

+ I will get a week of vacation in September  :)

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Well, all the days of this summer I have been mostly working on the ramp at the airport.

+ I will get a week of vacation in September  :)
What other option do yo get at work Misha??
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Long days at work over the last couple of days. 

Sunday was an early start to conduct a customs flight and deck inspection on an Accommodation Support Vessel in the Browse Basin.  We had to shut down on deck for a few hours.  Nearly six hours of flight time, and twelve hours of "duty".

:link: Vessel details for: POSH ARCADIA (Accommodation Vessel) - IMO 9639995, MMSI 311000283, Call Sign C6BJ7 Registered in Bahamas | AIS Marine Traffic

Yesterday was a flight out to the Prelude FLNG (Floating Liquified Natural Gas) for a "crew change".  Got back in time for a meeting with the Big Boss from Perth.  During the meeting I got a phone call from our operations to say that we had to fly back up to a remote airfield to pick up passengers from a broken helicopter.  Nearly eight hours of flight time!!

http://www.shell.com/about-us/major-projects/prelude-flng.html

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Long days at work over the last couple of days. 

Sunday was an early start to conduct a customs flight and deck inspection on an Accommodation Support Vessel in the Browse Basin.  We had to shut down on deck for a few hours.  Nearly six hours of flight time, and twelve hours of "duty".

:link: Vessel details for: POSH ARCADIA (Accommodation Vessel) - IMO 9639995, MMSI 311000283, Call Sign C6BJ7 Registered in Bahamas | AIS Marine Traffic

Yesterday was a flight out to the Prelude FLNG (Floating Liquified Natural Gas) for a "crew change".  Got back in time for a meeting with the Big Boss from Perth.  During the meeting I got a phone call from our operations to say that we had to fly back up to a remote airfield to pick up passengers from a broken helicopter.  Nearly eight hours of flight time!!

http://www.shell.com/about-us/major-projects/prelude-flng.html


Good to see you getting some flight time with the real thing (leading by example and keeping your hand in..) :goodjob2:

That's a lot of flying! Without counting to and from home! :Shocked:
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- we lost my husband's sister to toxic shock from a perforated bowel a few weeks ago.  At 65 she was just too young to leave us.

-/+ my husband retired in February. Not sure if it is a good or bad thing. I still cook dinner when I get home from work, but he has picked up a few small jobs around the house. It has also given him time to do a lot of the running around, both before and after his sisters death. Her husband will need a lot of support. Unfortunately they were both a little 'challenged' intellectually.

+ we had 5kw of solar panels put on our roof about a month ago. We are still waiting for our smart meter to be switched over so we can earn a feed in tariff.  Our electricity provider is not really in a hurry.

-/+ our beloved Bella had five teeth out at the vet yesterday. She is sleeping on the couch at the moment, still a little fragile but given the ok by the vet. At nearly 17 years old she is getting a little slower, but she is still very precious to us. 

Wow, tha t was a very eclectic mix. I need to rouse myself more often and visit.
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Sorry to read about your loss, 65 is to young. Life is certainly full of ups and downs ,your turn for it to go up.
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- we lost my husband's sister to toxic shock from a perforated bowel a few weeks ago.  At 65 she was just too young to leave us.

-/+ my husband retired in February. Not sure if it is a good or bad thing. I still cook dinner when I get home from work, but he has picked up a few small jobs around the house. It has also given him time to do a lot of the running around, both before and after his sisters death. Her husband will need a lot of support. Unfortunately they were both a little 'challenged' intellectually.

+ we had 5kw of solar panels put on our roof about a month ago. We are still waiting for our smart meter to be switched over so we can earn a feed in tariff.  Our electricity provider is not really in a hurry.

-/+ our beloved Bella had five teeth out at the vet yesterday. She is sleeping on the couch at the moment, still a little fragile but given the ok by the vet. At nearly 17 years old she is getting a little slower, but she is still very precious to us. 

Wow, tha t was a very eclectic mix. I need to rouse myself more often and visit.

Good to hear from you Cecilia. Sorry about the S.I.L. Bella is doing well!

We were lucky with our Solar, even though we used a cheaper crowd things happened quickly. Your time frame is more the norm. Solar is great, one of the best things we ever did. We've only got 3.8 kw (wish we'd gone 5 now) but had good returns over last 4 years or so.
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-/+ my husband retired in February. ......., Her husband will need a lot of support. Unfortunately they were both a little 'challenged' intellectually.


Nice turn of phrase........



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+When filling up today, I made a new record: 1339km on the same tank of diesel. Filled 52.97l for a tank consumption of 3.96l/100km. Happy driver!

+I had a good day at work, got to leave my manager-deskwork and go man the CT scanner, and had a good turnout, nice patients.

++Its friday!

+++Just finishing off my glass of congac so I can have wine for dinner!
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@xiziz Lots of positives there :goodjob:
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+ I have been staying for a week in Moscow, studying Embraer 170/175
- 5 more weeks to come before I will fly home
+ wife is arriving for a weekend on Friday
+ the first test was passed successfully

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Well done young man, and have a nice weekend with your wife  :goodjob: :goodjob: :goodjob: :goodjob:

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Well done young man, and have a nice weekend with your wife  :goodjob: :goodjob: :goodjob: :goodjob:

Yeah, I'm guessing you wont see much sunshine no matter how  good the weather is...  :whistler:  :snigger:
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Re: Either good or bad (or both) news you'd like to share with us - part #2
« Reply #297 : September 01, 2017, 19:28:18 »
+ the second and one of the hardest test passed successfully)
+ wife came to me finally :)
+ going home for a weekend next Friday


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Re: Either good or bad (or both) news you'd like to share with us - part #2
« Reply #298 : September 01, 2017, 20:24:20 »
Great news, Mischa! :happydance:
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Re: Either good or bad (or both) news you'd like to share with us - part #2
« Reply #299 : September 01, 2017, 21:10:23 »
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