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Offline Kev

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People to have a beer with ...
« on: June 17, 2016, 06:44 AM »
It just struck me that there's about a zillion people on the FOG that fall into this category for me. The internet is amazing in that it allows people that are geographically remote to communicate, but it also gives us the opportunity to say Hi, shake hands and enjoy a beverage in real, human face to face ways when the opportunity presents itself.

If there's ever a FOGger visiting Sydney that wants to chew the fat or even if they want to abuse me over a comment I've made over a beer, please don't hesitate to reach out.

Kev.

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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2016, 06:58 AM »
Does that include me?

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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2016, 07:31 AM »
The problem with this @Kev  is who does one offend by leaving out?

Certainly I would have a beer, even a Scotch, firstly with you and all the Ausies. Then internationally and not in order - well I started a list and then began to worry who I had left off!  [eek] The list was not nesseraily based on woodworking ability, but who had impressed me by their FOG personality. It even included some with whom I had 'enjoyed' some vigorous debates. And some who are no longer with us such as @wow [ @WOWsFamily
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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2016, 07:53 AM »
Spot on @Kev - there are so many folks here who I just enjoy hearing from, sometimes I hit a thread that is otherwise uninteresting to me simply because of who started/posted on it.

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« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2016, 09:43 AM »
I have been fortunate to meet numerous Foggers in person and also to have shared a beverage of choice with them.  Without a doubt those encounters have been some of the most enjoyable and memorable visits I have ever had.

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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2016, 12:58 PM »
There are many people on the FOG I would have a beer with. Too bad we're all so geographically remote. About time we get those 5000 Km/h tube trains they're talking about.

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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2016, 02:18 PM »
Maybe the next forum upgrade will feature video chats?
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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2016, 02:22 PM »
Three Irish brothers would go to the pub every Friday night for a beer together.  Over time, one emigrated to America and one to New Zealand, but they kept up the tradition.  Every Friday night after work they would go to the local pub and order three beers, one for each brother, and drink up as a way of keeping each other in their thoughts.

One night, the last brother walks into the pub and only orders two beers.  The bartender is concerned.  "I know that you've ordered three beers, one for you and each of your brothers, all these many years.  I hope that nothing has happened."  To which the last brother replies, "Oh no - everything is fine.  I just quit drinking."

It strikes me that FOG serves the purpose of allowing people who otherwise would never meet each other to share what they know about a common area of interest, much as you might do over a beer if you lived in the same town.  So my suggestion is, go out to the pub next Friday and have a beer in honor of the comradery of FOG.  Maybe not one beer for each member, though.  Or a root beer if you've quit drinking :).

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« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2016, 05:00 PM »
Well, I'm hoping that Lebanon, IN has a couple nice craft breweries and we can all have a beer after Festool Connect in September.

I'll be looking for a nice local oatmeal stout or double IPA.

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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2016, 05:15 PM »
It just struck me that there's about a zillion people on the FOG that fall into this category for me. The internet is amazing in that it allows people that are geographically remote to communicate, but it also gives us the opportunity to say Hi, shake hands and enjoy a beverage in real, human face to face ways when the opportunity presents itself.

If there's ever a FOGger visiting Sydney that wants to chew the fat or even if they want to abuse me over a comment I've made over a beer, please don't hesitate to reach out.

Kev.

how about if the comment wasn't made over a beer, could I still give you a hard time? [scratch chin]
Tinker

PS: I think it is a great thought.  I have met a few FOGgers and have enjoyed every meeting.  Even the retailers i have met, either in person, or via internet or phone have been great.
T
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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #10 on: June 17, 2016, 05:21 PM »
Of course sometimes we do get together in the UK, but when that happens, the travelling distances involved mostly mean no alcohol to be consumed unfortunately (unless it's an overnighter of course!). But @jobsworth has promised to get the snow cone machine out this year for his FOG BBQ so maybe a few of us will be metaphorically raising a glass to the FOG membership...  [wink]

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« Reply #11 on: June 17, 2016, 05:37 PM »
Of course sometimes we do get together in the UK, but when that happens, the travelling distances involved mostly mean no alcohol to be consumed unfortunately (unless it's an overnighter of course!). But @jobsworth has promised to get the snow cone machine out this year for his FOG BBQ so maybe a few of us will be metaphorically raising a glass to the FOG membership...  [wink]

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Maybe you hook up the live feed so the nocturnals in the states will have something to watch other than Jerry Springer reruns
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« Reply #12 on: June 17, 2016, 06:20 PM »
Just want to make a note for Aussie or UK regulars on the FOG that if you ever need a place to stay in NYC, I'd be happy to help you out.
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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #13 on: June 17, 2016, 07:11 PM »
Of course sometimes we do get together in the UK, but when that happens, the travelling distances involved mostly mean no alcohol to be consumed unfortunately (unless it's an overnighter of course!). But @jobsworth has promised to get the snow cone machine out this year for his FOG BBQ so maybe a few of us will be metaphorically raising a glass to the FOG membership...  [wink]

Snow cones sound wonderful - In northern Colorado we're headed for 100F this weekend, but that's 15-20F less hot (can't bring myself to say cooler) than parts of Arizona.

I assume you'll post pictures of everyone with snow cones raised for those of us who can't attend due to much greater travelling distances.


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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #14 on: June 17, 2016, 10:38 PM »
Well, I'm hoping that Lebanon, IN has a couple nice craft breweries and we can all have a beer after Festool Connect in September.

I'll be looking for a nice local oatmeal stout or double IPA.

Regards,
Gerald

Pretty much opposite ends of the spectrum.

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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #15 on: June 17, 2016, 10:42 PM »
Does that include me?

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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #16 on: June 18, 2016, 12:17 AM »
I am trying to put something together for the day after connect at my shop about 2.5 hours north of Festool USA. 

I don't drink beer though. Maybe a good bottle of Scotch.

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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #17 on: June 18, 2016, 01:56 AM »
@Kev , I guess if you're inviting @Holmz then yours is truly an open invitation...!  (Just kidding, Holmz [big grin]).

I'm waiting for holographic video conferencing, then we can have a world wide party...

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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #18 on: June 18, 2016, 02:19 AM »
Well I was down in "the rocks" a month ago, then DC, and South Bend/Mishwaka, and LA-SoCal. So usually Sydney or Melbourne coming or going.

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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #19 on: June 18, 2016, 03:29 AM »
I am trying to put something together for the day after connect at my shop about 2.5 hours north of Festool USA. 

I don't drink beer though. Maybe a good bottle of Scotch.

Are we talking 12, 18 or 25yr old? 
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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #20 on: June 18, 2016, 05:18 AM »
I am trying to put something together for the day after connect at my shop about 2.5 hours north of Festool USA. 

I don't drink beer though. Maybe a good bottle of Scotch.

Are we talking 12, 18 or 25yr old?

Think about who said it and the vintage of equipment he prefers .. anything less than 50 years is probably "young and possibly promising" [big grin]

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« Reply #21 on: June 18, 2016, 12:24 PM »
I am trying to put something together for the day after connect at my shop about 2.5 hours north of Festool USA. 

I don't drink beer though. Maybe a good bottle of Scotch.

Are we talking 12, 18 or 25yr old?

Think about who said it and the vintage of equipment he prefers .. anything less than 50 years is probably "young and possibly promising" [big grin]

He probably even has a 100 or 200 year old still [blink]
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« Reply #22 on: June 18, 2016, 02:59 PM »
I have been enjoying The Macallan 12 year old for a while.

Really enjoyable scotch at what I consider a good price point, under 70 bucks a bottle.

Had their 25 year as well.

I would like to order a bottle of Lagavulin 16 sometime.

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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #23 on: June 18, 2016, 04:31 PM »
I have been enjoying The Macallan 12 year old for a while.

Really enjoyable scotch at what I consider a good price point, under 70 bucks a bottle.

Had their 25 year as well.

I would like to order a bottle of Lagavulin 16 sometime.


I also had a bottle of the 25yr Macallan that came in a wood box with leather hinges.  I paid just over $125.00 for it almost 20 years ago, and was shocked when I saw the current retail price.  Something North of $1,300.00.  Had I known 25yr old scotch was going to appreciate like that, I would have purchased all available in the store....

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I also had a nice collection of the 18year, back when they printed the year it was bottled on the front.  I remember getting a kick out of drinking my "1973" version, which was the same year I jointed the Navy.    I thought it was a marketing mistake when they stopped doing that. 

Now I drink the Glenlivet 12yr, to save money.
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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #24 on: June 18, 2016, 05:09 PM »
Talking about "old stuff" ;) I'm looking forward to uncorking this beauty in a couple of months...



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« Reply #25 on: June 18, 2016, 11:46 PM »
Talking about "old stuff" ;) I'm looking forward to uncorking this beauty in a couple of months...

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Oliver, what is the upcoming occasion?
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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #26 on: June 18, 2016, 11:47 PM »
My 30th Birthday, I was born in 1986 ;)

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« Reply #27 on: June 19, 2016, 04:09 AM »
Way back in prehistoric days, back when I was in college (U-conn Hicks School of Ag), I had my car on campus.  Every Thursday nite, in the neighboring was the "Polish Hop",  with mostly Polka and some square dancing now and then.  Three of my fellow s--t kickers would go the the dances.  On the way, we would stop at a bar for one drink apiece.  It was always a big hastle to find parking on that nite, but i finally made a great discovery.  right in front of the police station was a no parking zone that was always empty.  I would park right in the middle of that area, he four of us would get out of the car, walk around the corner to the br, sit at a table and order drinks.  One beer, one seven and seven, one rye and soda and I would have a straight scotch. We would finish our drinks and march back to the car and head for the dance.  One nite, we had a new waitress who asked to see an ID.  Sha asked only my room mate for his ID. He was drinking the beer and was 21.  As she brought our drinks, the manager came over to ask if the waitress had checked all of us.  She replied that "No, she had not. She had thought the only one who was drinking beer would be most likely to be under age."  The manager asked for the rest of us to show our ID's.  The jig was up.  We paid our tabs, but left the drinks and walked out.  None of the other three of us were yet 21. I don't recall what brand of scotch I was drinking in those days, but it was fun while it lasted.  No more excitement of parking directly in front of police station in No Parking zone.  WE finally stopped going to the polka parties as it was now a rel problem finding parking at the dance.   
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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #28 on: September 05, 2016, 05:30 PM »
Talking about "old stuff" ;) I'm looking forward to uncorking this beauty in a couple of months...

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Kind regards,
Oliver


Oliver, what is the upcoming occasion?

My 30th Birthday, I was born in 1986 ;)

Kind regards,
Oliver

So it happened today, I turned 30 and uncorked this beauty and set its wealth of different tastes and smell free. Very exceptional wine, amazing with a plate of bbq'ed fish, saffron sauce....

Had the last sip while smoking an as exceptional cigar.





Kind regards,
Oliver
Kind regards,
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« Reply #29 on: September 05, 2016, 05:35 PM »
Talking about "old stuff" ;) I'm looking forward to uncorking this beauty in a couple of months...

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Kind regards,
Oliver


Oliver, what is the upcoming occasion?

My 30th Birthday, I was born in 1986 ;)

Kind regards,
Oliver

So it happened today, I turned 30 and uncorked this beauty and set its wealth of different tastes and smell free. Very exceptional wine, amazing with a plate of bbq'ed fish, saffron sauce....

Had the last sip while smoking an as exceptional cigar.





Kind regards,
Oliver

Many happy returns, Oliver. I'd like to see what Festool or other boutique tools I'm sure you'll treat yourself to as a present to yourself.

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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #30 on: September 05, 2016, 05:39 PM »
Happy birthday Oliver!
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« Reply #31 on: September 05, 2016, 05:52 PM »
Thank you very much Bob and Raj!  [smile] [smile]

Kind regards,
Oliver
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« Reply #32 on: September 05, 2016, 05:54 PM »

Have a good one Oliver. A Swabian Schnapps would be good as well  [wink]...
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« Reply #33 on: September 05, 2016, 06:24 PM »
Cheers Oliver.

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« Reply #34 on: September 05, 2016, 08:21 PM »
 [birthday song]
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« Reply #35 on: September 06, 2016, 04:16 AM »
Happy Birthday(belated) Oliver.  Just think, in another 9 years you will be as old as me.  ::)
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« Reply #36 on: September 06, 2016, 04:30 AM »
Thank you very much everyone!  [smile] [smile]

Kind regards,
Oliver
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« Reply #37 on: September 06, 2016, 11:51 AM »
I am trying to put something together for the day after connect at my shop about 2.5 hours north of Festool USA. 

I don't drink beer though. Maybe a good bottle of Scotch.

Im up for that! Can I sleep in your shop on the way down?? coming from Mid-Michigan 
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« Reply #38 on: September 06, 2016, 02:14 PM »
Happy Birthday Oliver, I'll bet that Champagne was delicious... [jawdrop]

Happy Birthday(belated) Oliver.  Just think, in another 9 years you will be as old as me.  ::)
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« Reply #39 on: September 06, 2016, 02:39 PM »
Happy Birthday Oliver, I'll bet that Champagne was delicious... [jawdrop]

Happy Birthday(belated) Oliver.  Just think, in another 9 years you will be as old as me.  ::)
Tinker

And in 10 years he'll be older than you... [poke]

LOL. :)

Thank you very much @Cheese

In regards to that Champagne, it was incredible. I mean I guess you know that over such a long time the Champagne evolves to something completely different if compared to a young/currently sold vintage Champagne. It smelled like a sweet liquor/dessert wine but without the "thickness" and the taste, I really wouldn't know how to do all the flavors justice when describing them - simply amazing. But of course in the end it's kinda like a high stakes card game, you go all in when you open such a bottle. You did proper research, you bought from a reputable source but only when you open it you'll find out if its still drinkable and enjoyable - I feel like I hit a (royal) straight flush with this bottle. But that could be a completely different story with another bottle.

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Oliver
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« Reply #40 on: September 06, 2016, 03:36 PM »
Many moons ago, (604 +/-1), I married my first wife.  Of course, she is also my last wife.  She is a German import so we decided to serve German wine with our reception.  We made use of my Mom’s offer to have the reception at her house.  Several of my drinking buddies (there must have been at least two of them around) sort of turned up their noses thinking wine was a step or two down below their dignities.  After several hours, the wine was running low. It was Sunday and impossible to replenish the supply.

My helper (I was a mason contractor), Butch,who was by then, a very close friend who had accompanied me thru many exciting escapades during the several years we had been working together, remembered that years before, I had made several barrels of hard cider.  This had been more than apple cider.  Some we had mixed in grapes, while one barrel had raisins and pears added.  All had various amounts of sugar to give just a tad more kick.  The whole fermentation process was completed within the first six months or so, where upon the first two barrels were duly consumed over the next two or three years.

The third barrel was evidently only partially consumed before I became too busy to spend any more time keeping my fermented apples and grapes lubricating my pipes.  I had forgotten that last barrel.  My pal, Butch, did not forget.  When he realized the wine supply was going to hit bottom, he went to my best friend and drinking buddy to inform that he just might be able to find a new supply.  He did not know if the supply had evaporated, turned to vinegar, or just maybe, there could be enough left in the long forgotten barrel to save the day.

Butch and my friend, Dick investigated.  They were hesitant to try a sip, but Dick knew someone who could tell them right away if it was any good.  After making sure the bung tap was free, they located Dick's father.  They drew a small amount for sample.  The father’s eyes lit up and a huge smile on his face informed that in deed, that was “mighty good.”

There was just enough left in the barrel to last thru the remainder of our partying.  My cousin, who was my best man as I had been for him five years before, managed to save a couple of bottles which he hid in our car to take with us.  Those two bottles did not last for too many days.  I doubt they approached the wine that Oliver shows, but they were from the very last barrel of  hard cider I had ever made.  They were even good enough that my lovely bride partook of the delicacy as well. Those two bottles definitely were no deal breakers.  She is still with me. ::)
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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #41 on: September 06, 2016, 03:42 PM »
Now that is a great story, thank you for sharing it @Tinker

Memories like these are simply the best  [smile] [smile]

Kind regards,
Oliver
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« Reply #42 on: September 06, 2016, 10:39 PM »
But of course in the end it's kinda like a high stakes card game, you go all in when you open such a bottle.

Oliver I like you're analogy...I have some 1994 vintage port downstairs that just keeps getting better every year, yet although I know it will be fine once opened, it's always the "what if" question that rears its ugly head before I pull the cork. Port, being a fortified wine, is probably 4-5 times less likely to turn into vinegar, but Champagne 30 years old...that can be a crap shoot no matter how expensive the bottle. Glad to hear yours was a bonus round. [thumbs up] [thumbs up]

Great story @Tinker ...I've missed your yarns...hard to believe you're only 39 with all your insight...but if you say so [popcorn]
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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #43 on: September 08, 2016, 01:20 PM »

Have a good one Oliver. A Swabian Schnapps would be good as well  [wink]...
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Swabian Schnapps... mmmmmmmmmmm, some Rote wurst along with it too

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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #44 on: January 09, 2017, 09:49 PM »
Well no beer, but the Mrs and I did a tour and "chin wag" at @iamnothim shop and his projects. A very lovely time and the Mrs appreciated his work as much as me.

Then we drove back up the coast road (Pacific Coast Highway) which is the 1 and later 101. Funny that has the same name and number on the Australian side of the Pacific.

A lovely day, but I forgot to bring any beer.

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« Reply #45 on: January 09, 2017, 10:27 PM »
@Holmz
Any photos? Er how about 360 degree virtual tour?  [big grin] He is one member and a workshop that I would like to meet/see, but probably never will, in person.

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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #46 on: January 09, 2017, 10:43 PM »
How far north are you going to make it? I'll be in Seattle next month but you'll probably be long gone by then.
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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #47 on: January 10, 2017, 12:17 AM »
@Holmz
Any photos? Er how about 360 degree virtual tour?  [big grin] He is one member and a workshop that I would like to meet/see, but probably never will, in person.

@iamnothim

No mate, but my mind I have pictures... [eek]

Nice bandsaw, and nice bench, but there is no magical tools that were evident to the nice work... So I think it just comes from some good work. There were some planes and hand tools that were nice and I will make a shooting board for hand planes. The big green egg cart was well done and was also a treat. The Mrs said, "I see what you mean..."

And the Mrs said, "I'll get you one of those Galahad jobs for your birthday...", which was a grinder/shaper.


How far north are you going to make it? I'll be in Seattle next month but you'll probably be long gone by then.

Cheers @Mort but we fly out of LAX this week. Will keep it in mind though as I get a business trip once a year or so, ... and sometimes it is in the Pacific Northwest. The eldest wants to do a family trip to Bend this summer (Au winter). So we would do a few sights if we end up going.

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Re: People to have a beer with ...
« Reply #48 on: January 13, 2017, 12:51 PM »
Well no beer, but the Mrs and I did a tour and "chin wag" at @iamnothim shop and his projects. A very lovely time and the Mrs appreciated his work as much as me.

Then we drove back up the coast road (Pacific Coast Highway) which is the 1 and later 101. Funny that has the same name and number on the Australian side of the Pacific.

A lovely day, but I forgot to bring any beer.

Does water count?
Had a great time.  You and Jo were quite kind to put up with an insufferable show off like myself.
Incredible that we have the same hobbies (photography, wood, and music)
All-the-best
Luke
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