I can tell it's Spring

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by fifer, Apr 17, 2004.

  1. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    I can tell it's spring , the posts are few and far between.
    Everyone is busy working , yardwork , or sneezing!!!!
    LOL

    Mike Fifer

    ;) ;) ;)
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    Lighthorseman Active Member

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    Well, as for me, with almost a foot of snow having fallen during the week, I'm off the spring chores for a few days...and off I go into the train room!! :thumb: :thumb:
  3. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Oh Man Steve you make me sick , we are already at 80 deg and no snow this year.
    Have some fun in there maybe I'll get some through osmosis.

    Mike
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    Mowed the lawn twice so far, and also fixed the riding mower twice. Warned the spouse a new tractor may be in the future. :D
    RRing is my winter hobby. Though I still try to tinker around over the summer months, there's too much house maintenance, family gatherings and other annoyances to take time away. :(
  5. pupparo

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    It has already hit 90 here. No snow this year either.
    :D
  6. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    I think we might really be having Spring in St. Paul, but anything can still happen! :) We've been in the high 60's all week and may approach 78 or 80 today. Of course now its humid and we're under a tornado watch! It is true that raking and other outdoor tasks hav taken me away from modelling and posting though. The Gauge Layout Party has kept me accountable :) at least for taking time now and then to work on a project.
    Ralph
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    SEDEM

    IF IT'S SPRING IT'S TIME TO HARVEST THE SEDEM!

    I have a bumper crop. Good thing I picked it before the guy came to clean up the yard.

    Ill, be making trees from it as soon as I have some spare time.
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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    You forgot Little League! I had to fit the yardwork in between two sets of pictures, T-Ball and Knee-Hi softball and a softball game. Tomorrow is a T-ball game. I am off to the basement for a few train moments.
  9. fifer

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    Yeah and then I forgot the ocassional dumb&%^ White Sands Missle Range communications guy that cuts our Fiber Optic carrier (between 2 signs about 50' apart) on a rainy (train day) Sunday AM at 9:01 and spoils the whole day.
    But I remember now!!!
    Thanks God the trencher they were using was not a M1 tank making its way in to destroy the place as it was 100 yards from the main gate and the 4 guards didn't see anything , but they did check all the bins on my truck and the Fiber Splice trailer.
    I Know , bitch , bitch , bitch.

    Oh well the pay is good.

    Mike :eek: :mad: :confused: :thumb: :sleeping:
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    been over 100 here allready will have to turn on the ac in train room soon and retire there till winter comes again:D
  11. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

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    You guys with Snow and others with 80+ wow, just visit the UK, and you can have all those days over a "3 day period".LOL :D

    Shamus
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  12. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Paul , thats the same way we all feel , I think.
    2 years ago I decided I had had it with what we call a swamp cooler (water air conditioner) and put in refrigerated air and heating system. now whatever it is outside it is just like I like it when I get home. Good for the railroad too.
    BTW I can not seem to find the daylight lights you taked about in the camera posts. Any ideas??

    Mike
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    In April I couldn't tell it was spring. We got snow, 80 degree weather, then flooding.
  14. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    WOW , I just took a week off and all I've done is paint the trim on the house.
    I feel like a crash test dummie for Olympic Paints!!!! :rolleyes:
    Hope i'll be able to work on the layout this weekend and take some update pictures.

    :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :sleeping: :sleeping:
    Mike
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    For me I been doing a little fishing,modeling and attending mandatory classes at work..Of course grass cutting has slip in there as well.Thankfully it takes about 20-30 minutes to cut my grass with my riding mower.. :D
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    It's odd hearing from you east coast guys, OH, PA etc...about have to now cut the grass etc..house maintanance and so on..living in the southwest (SoCal) this is a year round job...the main difference now then the rest of the year, is the garage gets really hot...and if you don't have a fan in it...I normally don't tinker around in it until late at nite, when it cools down.