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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #180 on: August 16, 2019, 06:24:18 am »
Yeah the Amish are interesting, we only know from what we see on TV, even though it' black and white :biggrin:

Love reading your posts, some more stories and insight into the Amish would be awesome! Perhaps a dedicated Amish thread?

Enjoy your bike, hope the issues are finally sorted now.
 

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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #181 on: August 16, 2019, 10:37:48 am »
I was tired!
Wonder why? :peepwall:
You pleasantly surprise me with your good heartedness! :thumleft:
Thank you for giving us some insight in the Amish and their livestyle!

Yeah, I put in a long day, lots of lifting.  Yesterday, I paid for all the heavy lifting!

Good heartedness?  Yeah, maybe a little  >:D  I get paid decent for hauling the Amish.

You're welcome, I'm fascinated by their culture.

Hope you're well, Hennie   :thumleft:
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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #182 on: August 16, 2019, 10:44:45 am »
Yeah the Amish are interesting, we only know from what we see on TV, even though it' black and white :biggrin:

Love reading your posts, some more stories and insight into the Amish would be awesome! Perhaps a dedicated Amish thread?

Enjoy your bike, hope the issues are finally sorted now.

I agree, the reality tv shows portraying their lifestyle were scripted and mostly fake, it bothers them that they were portrayed in such ways.

Good idea on beginning an Amish thread, though many of them don't care for being photographed.  Some believe in superstition regarding pictures.

There's going to be a barn raising event Tuesday at Milo's farm, where the enormous barn burned recently.  If I can figure out how to do a time-lapse video of the event by Tuesday, I may have some cool footage to share, either way, I hope to at least get some video and stills of the event.

Thanks on the bike, I hope the glitch is finally figured out. 

Thanks for following.
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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #183 on: August 16, 2019, 04:05:52 pm »
Andrew Currie is in town, hmmm?  https://www.mlive.com/news/2019/08/125m-super-yacht-is-cruising-upper-peninsula-ports.html

Wonder if he’s interested in purchasing Granot Loma https://granotloma.com

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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #184 on: August 17, 2019, 05:27:09 am »
15 Aug 2019

I awoke at 4:30am, had some apple juice, my back was hurting from all the heavy lifting. 

So, like any no good piece of dung, I went back to sleep until 8:30.

Got up, had a cup of coffee, smocked a little kushy, went back to bed until about 2:30.

God up, had some water, smocked more kushy trying to numb the pain, went back to bed until about 6:30.

Got up, ate some leftover spaghetti, and then I don't recall what I did the rest of the evening, it involved more sleep and rest.
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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #185 on: August 17, 2019, 05:35:56 am »
16 Aug 2019

I awoke at 4:30am, had a cup of coffee.  Went out to barn to sit in the cool temp with another cup of coffee.

Wretched all of the spaghetti I had the previous evening.

I went back to bed until 9am, got up, still in pain from the move, smocked, went back to bed until 2pm.

I awoke feeling excellent, so it was time to fire up the Katoom and explore.

I rode down to my bank in Hillsdale, Mitten.  From there I went to explore a lake I used to spend much time on.

Baw Beese Lake west shore.







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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #186 on: August 17, 2019, 05:40:51 am »
I then rode around to the north shoreline.







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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #187 on: August 17, 2019, 05:42:53 am »
Further clockwise around Baw Beese Lake, there's a park within the park.



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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #188 on: August 17, 2019, 05:44:42 am »
Mates with their chicks.







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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #189 on: August 17, 2019, 05:48:40 am »
Sandy Beach with concession stand, restroom facilities, playground, basketball court, volleyball, picnicking, and swimming.







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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #190 on: August 17, 2019, 05:50:52 am »
Moving counterclockwise again towards the exit, I spot some Canada geese.



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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #191 on: August 17, 2019, 05:52:17 am »
I stop for a pic of the old Hillsdale Water n Light Plant



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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #192 on: August 17, 2019, 05:56:17 am »
I finally felt like I could eat something, so I rode back towards home, on the way I decided to stop in downtown Jonesville, Mitten for my favorite Texas Brisket Chimichanga with jalapeño gravy, at Saucy Dogs.  Just the thing for an upset stomach, burn whatever is causing issues out of the stomach with the jalapeño gravy.

A couple of pics of downtown Jonesville first.













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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #193 on: August 17, 2019, 06:01:08 am »
After getting my fill at Saucy Dogs, I rode to Albion to get a cold glass of water and shoot the breeze with Hannah.



I rode back home and now it is bedtime.  After I smock some pain reliever and sleep medication.

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Until next time chicken chokers, yous have a good day.
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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #194 on: August 17, 2019, 07:26:04 am »
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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #195 on: August 18, 2019, 01:24:41 am »
One of my favorite threads!  :sip:
 
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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #196 on: August 18, 2019, 03:56:45 am »
You need to work out more man...  :deal:

Then your back will not fuck you up so much  :peepwall:  :pot:  :ricky:
Young enough to know I can, old enough to know I shouldn't, stupid enough to do it anyway.
 
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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #197 on: August 19, 2019, 08:17:23 am »
So, I need WD help making a decision to buy an old Honda Ridgeline in hopes of flipping it for profit.

Pics of the Honda coming soon along with a video of the engine purring like a kitty.

Here's a pic of a spider near the tire.





and herewith a cob of sweet corn with its own pee pee


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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #198 on: August 20, 2019, 05:39:08 am »
18 Aug 2019

The Honda Ridgeline RTL I can buy for stupid money...




She's been in Michigan her entire life.




Look what road salt and chemicals applied to roadways during winter do to aluminum wheels, if you don't keep them washed.




Perforated leather seats still in nice shape for the age.  Original owner must have applied leather cleaners and conditioner to the seats.

If I tell you what the slang term for the steering wheel cover is, I'll get in trouble for being racist, even though the term is used by every race here!




Heated front seats.




Dual automatic climate control.




6-disc cd changer.







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Re: Michigan Living by a Nasty Mangy Wilddog
« Reply #199 on: August 20, 2019, 05:45:39 am »
Flip up rear seats is a nice feature.




Rusty hitch needs to be torched off I'm sure, and the towing electric are quite vulnerable in that mounting position.




Has a fiberglass Leer topper that I can sell separate from the truck.





Owner, 75, forgot his electric trolling motor was still attached to his boat, he jackknifed too much, crunch. 





Owner claims all brake components need replaced.

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