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Bill: coming up on finally retiring in less than a year. Trying to find that "something to do" after I pull the plug on a job that just festers and drags the clock along like a ball and chain. ePublished 5 scifi novels and working on a sequel. Writing every day will kill that urge, so I just wait for inspiration to run the fingers over the keyboard. (My favorite reply to those who say I should do something I really like is - the best way to ruin something you like is to turn it into a job, that's why I never became a pimp).

With "American Pickers" just 20 miles down the road all the barns around here have been pretty well picked over for restorable bikes, so scratch that idea. And there's the ongoing debate between me and the wife of 42 years about selling and moving, but to where? Yeah, we want to get away from the snow and cold, but we never had the time or money to search for our "cabin in the sky".

Seems I'm living someone else's reruns (more proof I've been in the Twilight Zone all my life, but someone took down all the signs).
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That's a great shot!

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Wow... I didn't know Rapid Dog had such an artistic eye.
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Bill: coming up on finally retiring in less than a year. Trying to find that "something to do" after I pull the plug on a job that just festers and drags the clock along like a ball and chain. ePublished 5 scifi novels and working on a sequel. Writing every day will kill that urge, so I just wait for inspiration to run the fingers over the keyboard. (My favorite reply to those who say I should do something I really like is - the best way to ruin something you like is to turn it into a job, that's why I never became a pimp).

With "American Pickers" just 20 miles down the road all the barns around here have been pretty well picked over for restorable bikes, so scratch that idea. And there's the ongoing debate between me and the wife of 42 years about selling and moving, but to where? Yeah, we want to get away from the snow and cold, but we never had the time or money to search for our "cabin in the sky".

Seems I'm living someone else's reruns (more proof I've been in the Twilight Zone all my life, but someone took down all the signs).
Love this Twilight Zone idea, probably true for most of us, lol...
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Wow... I didn't know Rapid Dog had such an artistic eye.
...I also have an artistic toe...

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Somewhere over the Sierras, probably in the vicinity of Sonora Pass, westbound last March. Don't remember why I was flying that way other than to get home from somewhere else, but there it is.
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Thanks for dropping by and sharing Lars. I always appreciate your posts here.
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hey all

looking at getting another bike soon, maybe a boxer cup, maybe a superduke or the KTM 790 super enduro...or ...the Katana reborn or ...

anywho here is a pic of my brew-rig for making beer and a shot of a beer that was clear but had alot of hops put in the keg, so it's named hop haze, been brewing All Grain from scratch now for 4 years - time passes by

another Christmas is nearly upon us, another year rolling by, hope everyone is getting the best out of life! cheers
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Love the nice orange colour......it would go nicely with a new KTM!

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OMG, CHEWIE!

How are you, dude? How's life? Kate? The kid(s)?

So good seeing you around! I've been wondering what ever happened to you.
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Wow, I must have clicked on an old thread. Nice to see some posts from Chewie and Steve Carlton!
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Wow, I must have clicked on an old thread. Nice to see some posts from Chewie and Steve Carlton!
Nice to see it revived, even as I resume pouring money into (as opposed to tripping over) my old R11.

Oh yeah, and mmmm... beer...
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