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    • July 9, 2019 10:21 AM EDT
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      My layout is as done as I had ever intended it to be done by this time two years ago. The big picture isn't done yet but is a RR every really done. Yeah there is lots to do but I have track and I can run trains. I need to finish a few sidings and need to build a whole lot of buildings and bridges.

       

      The bigger better question is "now that its summer have I finished spring cleaning, realigned track, re-ballasted, filled in sinking low spots, run the drip lines, pulled weeds, oh yeah and run a train YET" the answer to that is a big fat NO. But I do feel a whole lot better now and I can see that happening in the near future. Yesterday was the first day back to work and it kicked my butt and I didn't even do anything. I guess 10 days post op after the second surgery in a month has me slowed down a bit. AND I WASN'T FAST TO BEGIN WITH

      This post was edited by Devon Sinsley at July 9, 2019 1:18 PM EDT
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    • July 9, 2019 10:57 AM EDT
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    • July 9, 2019 11:16 PM EDT
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      Dev,

      Do things at your own pace.  Only you know how you feel. You will do what you feel you can do.

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    • July 9, 2019 11:35 PM EDT
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      Take more naps.

      That other stuff needs to learn it's place. When it stops being fun, it's out of place.

      Power naps; the sane time to imagineer.

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      The older I get, the less I know, please don't make me prove it.

       

       

    • July 10, 2019 9:26 AM EDT
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      John Caughey said:

      Take more naps.

      That other stuff needs to learn it's place. When it stops being fun, it's out of place.

      Power naps; the sane time to imagineer.

      This has become my motto. I only have so much energy. And a large part of that is just going to work. When I get home from work I do what I want, what I have energy for. If I don't have it, I don't force it. And i take naps. i never used to nap. Now I take at least one every day of the weekend. Its just a combination of my condition, the repetitive surgeries, and getting older. I also have three main hobbies and they can't all have my attention. I love wood working, trains, and fishing equally. So some things get put off. It is what it is. Hopefully, I can put a string of healthy months together, get fully recovered from surgery, have a working shunt, then maybe i can feel good again.

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    • July 10, 2019 10:20 AM EDT
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      Devon Sinsley said:
      John Caughey said:

      Take more naps.

      That other stuff needs to learn it's place. When it stops being fun, it's out of place.

      Power naps; the sane time to imagineer.

      This has become my motto. I only have so much energy. And a large part of that is just going to work. When I get home from work I do what I want, what I have energy for. If I don't have it, I don't force it. And i take naps. i never used to nap. Now I take at least one every day of the weekend. Its just a combination of my condition, the repetitive surgeries, and getting older. I also have three main hobbies and they can't all have my attention. I love wood working, trains, and fishing equally. So some things get put off. It is what it is. Hopefully, I can put a string of healthy months together, get fully recovered from surgery, have a working shunt, then maybe i can feel good again.

      I certainly hope so my friend!

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    • July 12, 2019 3:27 PM EDT
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      So Dev, it's been a week. You still feeling the relief? Everything seem done right?

    • July 12, 2019 6:22 PM EDT
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      Cliff Jennings said:

      So Dev, it's been a week. You still feeling the relief? Everything seem done right?

      surely he doesn't know. he's probably much too busy to note anything.

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    • July 13, 2019 8:57 AM EDT
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      I saw this t-shirt at JCPennys the other day, should have picked it up for Dev...

       

       

       

       

       

       

    • July 14, 2019 8:01 PM EDT
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      I like that shirt. I need that shirt. Everything that should be squirting is squirting and nothing that shouldn't be squirting is. So we are going good. I have been feeling great. I get a pressure headache once in awhile but just as fast as it sets in the valve opens up and does its job. I can live with this. No where near as intense as it was and doesnt last more than an hour. Way better than before.

       

      I have been busy playing which feels good. I am building a table/router sled combination for flattening wood slabs. Taking the cups and twists out of them. I have some projects I want to make with all that walnut I got and this will help true up the wood. It will have many other uses as well. 

       

      I also have been pimping out my boat. If you recall I bought a little 8 foot Livingston boat to throw in my truck for quick fishing trips with Pepper. I made a shelf for the front of it that  holds a bow mount electric trolling motor, a fish finder, and a couple rod holders. All removable for easy loading. I also built a removable transducer mount so I dont damage that while loading and unloading. That has been a fun little project

       

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    • July 15, 2019 9:47 PM EDT
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      Devon Sinsley said:

      Everything that should be squirting is squirting and nothing that shouldn't be squirting is.

      What about leaking?  Which technically isn't the same as squirting.  Are you still running a quart low, or did the doc top you off?

    • July 15, 2019 9:55 PM EDT
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      If anyone needs to see the Dev wearing that shirt, and wants to chip in for that, PM me.

       

    • July 15, 2019 10:52 PM EDT
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      PM sent. 

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    • July 16, 2019 8:00 AM EDT
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      Dan Hilyer said:

      PM sent. 

       

      Ditto

    • July 16, 2019 9:52 AM EDT
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      Chris Kieffer said:
      Devon Sinsley said:

      Everything that should be squirting is squirting and nothing that shouldn't be squirting is.

      What about leaking?  Which technically isn't the same as squirting.  Are you still running a quart low, or did the doc top you off?

      Nothing is leaking thank God. We finally plugged the leaks.

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    • July 16, 2019 11:34 AM EDT
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      Devon Sinsley said:

      Chris Kieffer said:
      Devon Sinsley said:

      Everything that should be squirting is squirting and nothing that shouldn't be squirting is.

      What about leaking?  Which technically isn't the same as squirting.  Are you still running a quart low, or did the doc top you off?

      Nothing is leaking thank God. We finally plugged the leaks.

      Devon you do know we weren't talking about plumbers crack …

       

      This post was edited by Sean McGillicuddy at July 16, 2019 3:53 PM EDT
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    • July 16, 2019 3:54 PM EDT
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      Sean McGillicuddy said:

      Devon you do know we weren't talking about plumbers crack …

       

      Anymore with me where one crack end another begins. And they have all seemed to have uncontrollable leaks.

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    • July 16, 2019 5:19 PM EDT
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      Devon Sinsley said:
      Sean McGillicuddy said:

      Devon you do know we weren't talking about plumbers crack …

       

      Anymore with me where one crack end another begins. And they have all seemed to have uncontrollable leaks.

      TMI!!! TMI!!!!

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      The older I get, the less I know, please don't make me prove it.

       

       

    • July 16, 2019 9:15 PM EDT
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      John Caughey said:
      Devon Sinsley said:
      Sean McGillicuddy said:

      Devon you do know we weren't talking about plumbers crack …

       

      Anymore with me where one crack end another begins. And they have all seemed to have uncontrollable leaks.

      TMI!!! TMI!!!!

      I have to agree, John.  Too much candy for a nickel 

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