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Re: What did you do today Non moto
« Reply #4995 on: August 31, 2018, 09:24:28 AM »
Went to the library to donate a years worth of Motorcycle Consumer News issues. They no longer accept magazines. WTF?

Yea, ours hasn't for years. I tried to drop off a slew of magazines when we moved last year and they said, "nope". So to the landfill most of them went (clay based, slick magazines aren't recyclable where MCN is).

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I ranted to the administrator of Mom's assisted living facility. She explained they LOVE magazines and those they can't use and then donated to a teacher to use in her class. Since MCNews covers design, engineering, and safety, it seems to be a perfect fit.

I highly recommend that you stop at a nearby senior center or other such like above and ask.

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Re: What did you do today Non moto
« Reply #4996 on: August 31, 2018, 09:27:26 AM »
Went to the library to donate a years worth of Motorcycle Consumer News issues. They no longer accept magazines. WTF?

Yea, ours hasn't for years. I tried to drop off a slew of magazines when we moved last year and they said, "nope". So to the landfill most of them went (clay based, slick magazines aren't recyclable where MCN is).

Carl

I ranted to the administrator of Mom's assisted living facility. She explained they LOVE magazines and those they can't use and then donated to a teacher to use in her class. Since MCNews covers design, engineering, and safety, it seems to be a perfect fit.

I highly recommend that you stop at a nearby senior center or other such like above and ask.

Hmm. In the past I've dropped off handfuls of magazines at the local vet waiting rooms. With my relatively recent bad experience, and loss of a cat due to it, I'd forgotten I'd done that. Plus with moving at the time, that totally escaped my mind. I'll have to remember it in the future.

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Re: What did you do today Non moto
« Reply #4997 on: August 31, 2018, 10:31:16 AM »
Hmm. In the past I've dropped off handfuls of magazines at the local vet waiting rooms.
I visited my mom, in a memory care unit.
While we visited another resident who is non-vocal sat at the table looking at a Rider Mag.
All I could think was motorcycles had some memory for him, I hope.
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Re: What did you do today Non moto
« Reply #4998 on: August 31, 2018, 01:23:30 PM »
Fired up the burn ring and cleared most of the downed branch pile.  Pretty much the first day this summer I could tolerate being near an open fire.  To say it's been a warm summer would be an understatement. 
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Re: What did you do today Non moto
« Reply #4999 on: August 31, 2018, 02:10:05 PM »
Had lunch with my senior student and he was telling me all about his summer internship. While at lunch, his phone rang and he realized it was that company. He's put in three applications for FT employment following graduation in May 2019. He took the call outside while I waited.

When he came back in, he was grinning from ear to ear - he got an offer! He has two weeks to respond and with any luck he'll hear about the other two positions in that time. But if not, he's going to take it. It's more of what he was doing this summer and from what he told me (very enthusiastically, I might add) he thoroughly enjoyed it! I am so proud of him!!!

He's self-proclaimed "city boy" from Philadelphia studying agri-business/supply chain management who worked in the Midwest this summer and LOVED every minute of it. I joked that maybe we should have lunch two more times next week with the hope that the other two offers might come in during those lunch dates, LOL!

CAN YOU IMAGINE being a college senior with nearly the entire school year ahead of you still (we're just wrapping up the second week of the semester here today) and already having your dream company offer you a job?!? I was happy to have an offer in place two months prior to graduation twenty years ago! He's virtually got it locked up nine months in advance.

Kids these days... :gerg:

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Re: What did you do today Non moto
« Reply #5000 on: August 31, 2018, 03:11:00 PM »
that was something to lift the spirit-thanks.

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Re: What did you do today Non moto
« Reply #5001 on: August 31, 2018, 05:36:50 PM »
Mostly not moto...sort of.

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Re: What did you do today Non moto
« Reply #5002 on: August 31, 2018, 05:39:09 PM »
Pic would help i guess.
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Re: What did you do today Non moto
« Reply #5003 on: August 31, 2018, 08:10:49 PM »
Aura and I went over to the west side of the state to Saugatuck and enjoyed the beach on lake MI. Dinner and drinks in town. Beautiful day!

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Re: What did you do today Non moto
« Reply #5004 on: August 31, 2018, 09:44:50 PM »
Ha!  We (myself, my brother, and his son) were about 10 miles north of you.  We started in Lake Mac in then headed out to Lake Michigan to try for kings.  No luck, but a gorgeous day on the lake!

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Re: What did you do today Non moto
« Reply #5005 on: September 01, 2018, 09:05:28 AM »
New gate complete. the Force is still strong with this one... Now to move and fill the woodpile behind it. (This means no more fencing pics from Leanintree)

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Re: What did you do today Non moto
« Reply #5006 on: September 01, 2018, 09:12:40 AM »
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but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.   Vincent van Gogh

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Re: What did you do today Non moto
« Reply #5007 on: September 01, 2018, 10:01:49 PM »
New gate complete. the Force is still strong with this one... Now to move and fill the woodpile behind it. (This means no more fencing pics from Leanintree)

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Re: What did you do today Non moto
« Reply #5008 on: September 06, 2018, 07:30:22 AM »
Ack! Cataracts!

Things are going very quickly. Eye exam last week. Ophthalmologist testing yesterday. Measurements today. Physical and blood work at physician Friday. First surgery Tuesday. Follow up Wednesday and 2 weeks later. Then we do the other eye.

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Re: What did you do today Non moto
« Reply #5009 on: September 06, 2018, 08:29:36 AM »
Today I’m sitting in the ER.

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