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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #20 on: December 03, 2020, 01:22:51 PM »
Thanks to all for the calls, texts and email notes of concern.

I am back work today. Was yesterday too, but couldn't "tough it out" for the full day. I'll make it today though.


The fatigue was the worst part for me. For all practical purposes I slept for a week and a half. I tried reading a couple of times and found it just too exhausting to continue.
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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #21 on: December 03, 2020, 01:34:41 PM »
BTW, I may have to spend more time on sick call. Seems while I was sleeping there were several old friends who are spending time active here again. If me being sick is what it takes to get old friends to check back in.. well, I guess I could be convinced to be sick occasionally.  ;)
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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #22 on: December 03, 2020, 04:57:13 PM »
I for one am very glad to see you are back to semi normal.
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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #23 on: December 03, 2020, 06:06:05 PM »
If the General was perfectly normal, he wouldn't be near as "interesting"!

(we do like to see him healthy however)

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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #24 on: December 03, 2020, 08:23:57 PM »
Yep, most of the people I'm friends with are in the "Fun to Watch" Category.
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Re: Message from the General (update)
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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #25 on: December 04, 2020, 09:47:48 AM »
Glad you are back up and feeling better.   

November was a rough month, two of my high school buddies lost the mothers to Covid within a week of each other.   

Everyone stay safe!

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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #26 on: December 04, 2020, 10:19:15 AM »
If any of us were "normal" we would not be posting here in the first place. :-\
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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #27 on: December 04, 2020, 10:41:50 AM »
"We're all bozos on this bus!"
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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #28 on: December 04, 2020, 10:46:30 AM »
I have always gravitated to the Group W bench, even before I had heard the song.   I am in esteemed company.

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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #29 on: December 04, 2020, 12:12:49 PM »
Thanks Guys!

I don't know that I can recall ever being called "normal." "Colorful," on more than one occasion and judging by their expressions when they said it, they weren't talking about my freckles


I just really, "wanna ride my motorcy--cle"


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Re: Message from the General (update)
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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #30 on: December 04, 2020, 01:31:58 PM »
River City John sez..."We're all bozos on this bus!" 'Firesign Theatre' album, right? Dark green and black.
Yupper! Another famous album quote from the mid-1960's was "Brown shoes don't make, quit school, can't take it!" as well as this notable ditty, "She was only 13 but she knew how to nasty!" Pushing the envelope then but pretty flat now. The original album had a yellow background with dad and crew spread out over the front. Think West coast in the mid-1960's. Need another clue? OK, his initials are F. Z., he wore a huge mustache and goatee and had loose wavy hair that looked like a vacuum cleaner hit it.
Ah, memories, at least Covid ain't taken all of those yet...ooops, jist dated myself!
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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #31 on: December 04, 2020, 04:27:30 PM »
"We're all bozos on this bus!"



http://firesigntheatre.com/media/audvid/bozos1.mp3

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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #32 on: December 04, 2020, 05:46:57 PM »
glad you recovered sadly had not been on for a while to know you got it.  Good for you and Dusty on the recovery
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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #33 on: December 04, 2020, 05:56:02 PM »
Old Gabe, discovered about 20 some years ago, mention "we are all bozo's on this bus" to a majority of people in our age group few will know.  Mention it to same age group of CAS/Living History/reenactor types and the majority will know.  Something in there for a doctorate or something, don't have time to take it on now, but it is true based on my surveys of a few hundred.
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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #34 on: December 06, 2020, 12:42:06 PM »
Anyone here have time to put down the dwarf and hand me the pliers?
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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #35 on: December 06, 2020, 01:48:13 PM »
Anyone here have time to put down the dwarf and hand me the pliers?

No I'm waiting for the electrician or someone like him. ;D

When I worked at the Fort we had this lady in her 70's about as straight laced as you can be.  One day there was an electrical problem and I walked in her Dept and it was dark, asked her what was going on and she said the above, asked her if she was a bozo on the bus and yep, she was. ::)


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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #36 on: December 07, 2020, 12:24:45 PM »
Don't tell me; her name was Betty Joe Beolosky. But everyone knew her as Nancy.
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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #37 on: December 08, 2020, 04:23:10 AM »
"Dear Nabby
. . . Thanks for the pomegranates,
Spunky loves them, and will be sitting up soon, I hope.
As for the excellent porcelian astrolabe which miraclously arrived in percise working condition
after its perilous journey ‘round the Tit
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-- oh dear, that’s a “p”
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Re: Message from the General (update)
« Reply #38 on: December 08, 2020, 02:55:55 PM »
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Always get the water for the coffee upstream from the herd.

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