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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 3:34 pm 
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Thank you Lumpy Gravy! That means a lot to me. 8)
no problem. 8)

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Thank you Lumpy Gravy! That means a lot to me. 8)

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I have much to discuss with you, but it will have to wait until the weekend. I have an ISO audit tomorrow and Friday, so I'll be pulling 10+ hour days the rest of the week. Thanks for your post bro! 8)



The good old 9000 audit, that's when you make your warehouse and data base look better than it ever did... :mrgreen:


I figured you knew the deal. :wink: Fortunately, I have the same auditor I've had for my last 5 times up to bat. I know what he's looking for, and he likes the way I keep my shit organized. So, I don't look for any problems. Unless something leaps out at him, he won't grill the shit of me.

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Ace the audit Philo' :?:

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 6:07 am 
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Ace the audit Philo' :?:


With flying colors GG! No hits at all in my department. No major findings at all, and only one minor throughout the entire plant. Something about not having an effective date on a new document that they use for our annual reviews.

Thanks for asking! :)

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Ace the audit Philo' :?:


With flying colors GG! No hits at all in my department. No major findings at all, and only one minor throughout the entire plant. Something about not having an effective date on a new document that they use for our annual reviews.

Thanks for asking! :)



Congratualations I know those inspections are very difficult...Good job my friend!

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 7:17 am 
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Thanks Plook! :)

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Hard work is it's own just reward....bwahahaha! :mrgreen:

Glad you aced it Philo! :wink: 8)

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2014 6:24 am 
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Thanks KK!

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For the single dads out here:

"Some men raise their children on their own, but (my father) was the less heroic type."
Haruki Murakami - After Dark


I would like to take this Father's Day to acknowledge the role my wonderful parents play in the raising of my son. My dad is great, but the tireless efforts of my mom are the glue that holds our family together. Not only does she pick my son up every day at school and keeps him until I get off work, she also takes care of my grandmother. She will be 99 next month, and still lives by herself. But she can no longer drive, so my mom takes her shopping and to all her doctor's appointments. I would probably find a way to be a single father without them, but my son and I would be living much less comfortably.

So, Happy Father's Day to my dad! And thank you mom for taking care of the things his missing mom should be doing, plus being a great grandmother!

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A lot of people in the late 80's were unknowing victims of this same situation deuce. I do want to clarify something. It was about 20 years before I found out I had this disease. I wasn't just sitting around killing beers knowing that I was committing a slow suicide.


Back in the 70's & 80's I had 5 back surgeries. I didn't find out until 2002 that I most likely have some form of hepatitis or hep-c, which is a misnomer. (blood in urine gave it away) So now, I drink a few beers on the weekends and once in awhile at a concert. No drinking at home or during the week and never hard liquor. I quit completely for 5 years, had a liver biopsy and the docs were shocked I was still producing t-cells and platelets and all that good shit. I wasn't even offered a spot on the transplant list. Fuckers thought I was a drug, dope smokin' addict who was still drinking and gonna drop at any second. Not a "good candidate". I was profiled by assholes who played god and thought I wasn't worth saving is what happened. I'm basically healthy and have a clean colon too! I've always taken Saw Palmento, Milk Thistle, the right vitamins, herbs and supplements and I eat right with no red meats and lots of greens. My mom was a vitamin freak and passed it on to me. Everything in moderation though is key. The liver specialist asked me if I've ever turned yellow, they acted like I was gonna check out any moment. They're all full of shit! 80-90% percent of Americans have some kind of hepatitis from blood transfusions. If you had an operation before 2000, you most likely have some sort of form of that disease. They just call it hep-c. It's just a catch all phrase for all that group of stuff they haven't figured out yet. I might have hep-z, which, with being a ZappaFreak is more likely. I'm going to live to be 120 or so, I can see it. I've always pictured myself as a cool old Ben Franklin kinda guy ever since I was a teen. I have no problem with it either. The docs do! I was told by numerous docs I'd be in a wheelchair by the time I was 35 when I busted my back at 15. They didn't think I'd ever walk. A month later I was up. I'll be 60 this year and can out dance all you Mo-Fo's! What do docs know? Not freakin' much man. I do have a twisted back (scoliosis) that I hide well and it always hurts but years of pain make you get to where you can take it more than mere humans can. I look and feel healthy, so I get no respect from the docs or uneducated folks when I am having a painful spasm or my spinal cord nerve starts trippin' out. I did hook up with a pain clinic with a doc that's also become a friend about 20yrs. ago. He likes Zappa a lot too. Even saw DZpZ when they played here and took his wife! The other docs forget to tell you that the liver is an amazing organ that can rejuvenate itself given the chance. I gave it a chance is all and I feel pretty damn good for being told I might have 3- 5 years before total liver failure back in '02. I don't plan on going gently into that good night and I'll never walk towards any fuckin' light! That's the wrong way bro'! So start giving yourself a break, don't believe the docs, believe in yourself and eat right. I also believe that you can project yourself into the future as time is nothing but continuous motion. Ya just hop on board and try not to dump your ride. Like riding a bike, just go out and live like your like your fine and start believing it. Some lifestyle changes are always happening, so go with the flow but float, don't let it drown you. And worrying about it all the time will just give you ulcers and high blood pressure. Life's great and full of neat surprises... like me and cal. Right cal? I'm sick with worry about his toe too! Where the Maalox? :mrgreen:
Well I hope ya got the idea anyway, don't let the bastards get you down, cause they don't know fer sure either what's really gonna happen. They just think they do. That and they're goddamn god complex can really kill a person.
Good luck to you Philo bro'! :wink: 8)


Thanks for your post bro.

1. There is no fucking way I would ever go through the barbaric treatments Steven Tyler described in his book. He even admitted that if he wasn't rich enough to take the 2 years off, he would have never made it through it. Not to mention, I have a huge mistrust of the medical industry as a whole.

2. I tried the milk thistle, and other herbal/vitamin treatments. But as it turns out, I'm extremely allergic to ragweed. After a month of taking that shit, I thought I was going to die from the hay fever. I was poisoning my body from the inside out.

3. I'm quite interested in the European method that Anthony Kiedis used to supposedly rid his body of the virus. It involves injecting ozone into your body. But, that also involves the type of money that stardom brings.

4. Most people would consider me a hedonist, and someday a hedonist has to pay for their lifestyle. Just a fact of life bro.

5. I never try to worry about the shit, because I agree with you that stressing over it will actually kill you faster than the situation itself.

Thanks again for your post. It means a lot to me. Don't forget to 4:20 today. One of the greatest stress relievers ever. :wink:

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Found out recently that I'm an uncle. Cause for celebration, right? Wrong. My brother {the father} is headed to prison for a few years for probation violation. The mother was released from jail long enough to give birth, and went right back. She will be out before him, but that don't mean shit. Until then, her mother and my mother have to raise this kid. Hopefully, he doesn't end up as another stat on DB and SB's endless parade of shit?

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Found out recently that I'm an uncle. Cause for celebration, right? Wrong. My brother {the father} is headed to prison for a few years for probation violation. The mother was released from jail long enough to give birth, and went right back. She will be out before him, but that don't mean shit. Until then, her mother and my mother have to raise this kid. Hopefully, he doesn't end up as another stat on DB and SB's endless parade of shit?



Your a great Dad maybe you could step in and do the chiid a solid and show by example what a productive human being looks like... :idea:


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Thanks for the compliment Plook! I'll be helping my mother all I can. She obviously does so much for me already. There is no way I can match that.

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They are here, and hooking up my new central unit. I won't have to live in an 85 degree house much longer. :D

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Goddamn. I forgot how fucking good AC feels. :mrgreen:

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Goddamn. I forgot how fucking good AC feels. :mrgreen:


Awesome bro, AC is like modern dentistry...two reasons why the present world is better than any other time in history... :idea:


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The air coming out of the vents now feels much cooler, and the unit runs a lot less. The guy who installed it said the old unit was about 15 years old, and I should see a substantial savings on my electric bill. Those were words I loved hearing.

My son has been gone 3 weeks now. Only 2 left! :D

Mom will have my nephew Kash for a couple of days this week, so I get to see him again. We went by the hospital, and saw him the day we went to Nashville. The same day I met Grimpo'. The paternity test had not been done at the time, so we weren't even sure if my brother was the dad yet.

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Wasn't going to ask what the hospital visit was about, sorry to hear it was due to such messy circumstances.

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Thanks bro! Wasn't ashamed at all, but you usually don't reveal everything fucked up about your family on first meeting.

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Good for you Philo, glad to hear your all taking it as good news... :)


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Mom has Kash until the end of the week. I decided not to go today. A not so pleasant work day has left me with a negative aura, and I don't want to take that around the baby. I'm afraid he's going to see his share of negative. I want him to see his uncle as the positive person I normally am. But, this goddamn job is making it hard. I used to be better at leaving all the negativity at the plant. Don't know what's wrong with me lately? :?

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SNAP OUT OF IT PHIL'O!


Only joking, work can be depressing, but just remember, it's not life or death it's just work, unless your Dr Phil'o.....there are many more important things in your life, work is just a means to an end (a way to get money)

Your main man will be home, and you'll have to wear clothes around the house again, before you know it :lol:

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That's it GG! The reason I'm having a hard time leaving it at work is due to my son being gone, and coming home to an empty house. It didn't dawn on me until reading the last sentence of your post. Thank you!

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No worries Philo'

my home remedy for nightmares is insomnia, but its not for everyone.... :wink:

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I usually don't recall dreams at all, so it was rare for me to have a nightmare.

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