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Yes - beer was involved....

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by Jags, Nov 5, 2012.

  1. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    This past weekend was a weekend to reflect. Recently life has kicked me square in the lunch box and just wanted to be at my happy place (cabin on the river). While there - beer was consumed. Good beer. Not a "light" to be found in the mix. Lots of beer (throw a couple of water glasses of vodka in to boot).

    Then came the victim of the pent up anger.

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  2. iskiatomic

    iskiatomic Minister of Fire

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    What could possibly go wrong?


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  3. DAKSY

    DAKSY Patriot Guard Rider Staff Member

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    Need to see pix of Vodka in Boot...
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  4. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    Drank it.
  5. GAMMA RAY

    GAMMA RAY Minister of Fire

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    LMFAO Jagsy...I have been "reflecting" lately also....and alcohol is involved....but your "reflection" technique is much more fun than mine.....!!
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  6. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    I allowed myself to laugh for the first time in awhile. Its good medicine.
  7. GAMMA RAY

    GAMMA RAY Minister of Fire

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    If I had a cabin in the woods ....I would set up shop there and not come out for a very long time...good for you! Everyone needs some mental therapy sometimes...with alcohol...lol
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  8. DAKSY

    DAKSY Patriot Guard Rider Staff Member

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    No cabin in the woods, but we DO have an A-Frame on a lake, & while I would love to sit back with a beer once in awhile, I've got 16 years, 4 months & 25 days Clean & Sober, so I'll pass. Where's my coffee cup?
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    Beetle-Kill Minister of Fire

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    You danced around it, didn't you. War whoops and arms flailing. Fess up.....
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  10. webbie

    webbie Seasoned Moderator Staff Member

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    Jags, damn life continues to throw the curve balls......hope things can be patched up to whatever degree. It's all a matter of making it through another day - and beer has helped many billions with that!

    But the old happy place - especially if it involves a lot of being outside - is even better. I thought about this today when taking the doggie out - it was a lesson I learned when I was about 17, but have not taken enough to heart. That is, I really only feel totally whole (or mostly) when I am in nature. Everything else is a compromise.
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    webbie Seasoned Moderator Staff Member

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    Oh, as if all that was not depressing enough - for you unbelievers, we are headed quickly toward the winter solstice - the lower energy time of year. It's quite natural to enter the reflective/depressive mode and it's also a time of year when things (health, etc.) tend to head downhill.
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    Seasoned Oak Minister of Fire

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    No "lite" creek water allowed at my bar either Jags. I do keep a case of high gravity "hurricane" cold for those unsuspecting lite drinkers. It puts some hair on their chest with that 8.1 % alcohol content. They usually knock 3 or 4 back before it hits like a freight train.
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  13. Thistle

    Thistle Minister of Fire

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    Swedish candle for extremely tall people. That sure leaves me out.
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  14. Tramontana

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    That looks and sounds like a GREAT way to gain some inner peace.

    Cheers!

    PS. You should have carved a totem out of it before the drinking and fire. Saw time is usually good therapy too. : )
  15. Jack Straw

    Jack Straw Minister of Fire

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    No beer for me :(, my doctor told me I was boarder line obese. Now that I am on probation for punching my doctor I can't drink. ;lol
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    Sounds like a splitting headache. I've learned that between the heavy bottles to take a moment to ingest some hydration or the punishment is far worse.
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    If you follow those BMI tables then almost everyone is overweight. I happen to be "normal" but I am much lighter than most I know.
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    Sorry things haven't been going great Jags. Last year at this time I was getting a boatload of bad news. It seems to come at this time of year. Hope things brighten up for you. In the meantime a good brew or two will help.
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    Me, too. My height is too short for my weight
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    Drink your daily caloric limit. Swear off food and keep the alcohol.
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    webbie Seasoned Moderator Staff Member

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    I got a cool scale that tells you your muscle weight and water percentage too - at least it puts things in perspective.
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    Jack Straw Minister of Fire

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    I do, but I shake like an old poodle in the morning;)
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    Does it do so by sending a charge through your body?
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    BrowningBAR Minister of Fire

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    Could you post a link to one of those?
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    BrowningBAR Minister of Fire

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    All that shaking is just nature's way of giving you some exercise. Totally healthy.
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