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    Since AG called me out recently I'll check in.... Been working my arse off lately, getting ready in a couple weeks to go check in on Mom, she starts the chemo next Thursday. Headed down to the aircraft boneyard in Tucson on Monday to pull our last Brazilian P-3 out of the desert. Other than that been trying to keep up on the Gmen news.

    MJG sends

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      <P class=wp-caption-text>A three-inch long Lyssianasid amphipod (seen in orange) was found on the underside of the McMurdo ice shelf in Antarctica.</P></DIV>


      Six hundred feet below the Antarctic ice, where no light can be found, NASA scientists made a startling discovery – a swimming shrimp-like creature that could challenge the idea of where and how forms of life can survive.</P>


      <SPAN id=more-5626></SPAN>While the creature is small itself -– only about three inches long -– its impact could be tremendous.</P>


      A NASA team had lowered a small video camera to get the first-ever photograph of the underside of an ice shelf – and that’s when they saw the swimming creature, according to a NASA document.</P>


      The discovery could shake the very foundation of what kind of creatures can survive in certain atmospheres.</P>


      "We were operating on the presumption that nothing's there," NASA ice scientist Robert Bindschadler told the Associated Press. "It was a shrimp you'd enjoy having on your plate."</P>


      "We were just gaga over it," he told the AP.</P>


      The creature, a Lyssianasid amphipod, could lead the way for larger expeditions into harsher environments that scientists previously believed could not support life – both on the Earth and even frozen moons in outer space.</P></DIV></DIV>


      [/quote]as long as they keep the drillin in the Antartic, anydrillingin the Artic may just cause another World War... things are looking pretty scary between Russia Canada right now, mix in USA aswell all wanting the Oil not a good situation for anyone.. Damn Ruskies [:@]</P>


      http://news.ca.msn.com/world/cbc-art...entid=23668467</P>

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        [quote user="mjg407"]Since AG called me out recently I'll check in.... Been working my arse off lately, getting ready in a couple weeks to go check in on Mom, she starts the chemo next Thursday. Headed down to the aircraft boneyard in Tucson on Monday to pull our last Brazilian P-3 out of the desert. Other than that been trying to keep up on the Gmen news.

        MJG sends
        [/quote]


        haha you know I was just messin' with ya. I know you're busy. Hope everything is going well with everything.....

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          [quote user="AsianGiant"][quote user="mjg407"]Since AG called me out recently I'll check in.... Been working my arse off lately, getting ready in a couple weeks to go check in on Mom, she starts the chemo next Thursday. Headed down to the aircraft boneyard in Tucson on Monday to pull our last Brazilian P-3 out of the desert. Other than that been trying to keep up on the Gmen news.

          MJG sends
          [/quote]


          haha you know I was just messin' with ya. I know you're busy. Hope everything is going well with everything.....
          [/quote]</P>


          Best wishes that all goes well for your Mom. Thoughts and Prayers</P>


          I know the P-3 was used for many recon missions and and did have somewhat heavyarmorment. Are they being converted for your companyto use?</P>

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            [quote user="zimonami"][quote user="SEC105"]


            So been following American Idol on and off since the new one started this year. A long cold [trapped inside] winter will do that to a person lol</P>


            My frontrunners to win are the girl Crystal Boxworth spand the guy from Texas Casey?</P>


            [/quote]</P>


            Yeah, I'll go with Crystal, and maybe Casey for popularity sake, but I think the big guy, Michael, will be there til the end.</P>


            After last night I think Tim Urban is gone, unless he gets the little girl votes cuz he's cute.</P>


            That guy who just got bounced, Todrick, was a dead ringer for Lou Rawls.</P>


            [/quote]</P>


            I was surprised Urban made it through if he's the guy I'm thinking of. Not sure of all there names but if he's the one who sang "The Stones" "Under My Thumb"...............he's the one I thought would go. Gotta sing that tune like you own it....not reggae style. He seems like a good kid though Also I think the big guyMike Lynch? might just pull off the upset and win this thing</P>


            AG asked about the ratings...................I'm not sure , but don't they always go well for AI?</P>

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              [quote user="bandwgn86"][quote user="bigblue4417"]
              <DIV class=cnnBlogContentPost>
              <DIV class=snap_preview>
              <DIV style="WIDTH: 426px" class="wp-caption alignnone">
              <P class=wp-caption-text>A three-inch long Lyssianasid amphipod (seen in orange) was found on the underside of the McMurdo ice shelf in Antarctica.</P></DIV>


              Six hundred feet below the Antarctic ice, where no light can be found, NASA scientists made a startling discovery – a swimming shrimp-like creature that could challenge the idea of where and how forms of life can survive.</P>


              <SPAN id=more-5626></SPAN>While the creature is small itself -– only about three inches long -– its impact could be tremendous.</P>


              A NASA team had lowered a small video camera to get the first-ever photograph of the underside of an ice shelf – and that’s when they saw the swimming creature, according to a NASA document.</P>


              The discovery could shake the very foundation of what kind of creatures can survive in certain atmospheres.</P>


              "We were operating on the presumption that nothing's there," NASA ice scientist Robert Bindschadler told the Associated Press. "It was a shrimp you'd enjoy having on your plate."</P>


              "We were just gaga over it," he told the AP.</P>


              The creature, a Lyssianasid amphipod, could lead the way for larger expeditions into harsher environments that scientists previously believed could not support life – both on the Earth and even frozen moons in outer space.</P></DIV></DIV>


              [/quote]as long as they keep the drillin in the Antartic, anydrillingin the Artic may just cause another World War... things are looking pretty scary between Russia Canada right now, mix in USA aswell all wanting the Oil not a good situation for anyone.. Damn Ruskies [:@]</P>


              http://news.ca.msn.com/world/cbc-art...entid=23668467</P>


              [/quote]</P>


              It sure could get messy with all of us neeeding and wanting the "Black Gold" not to mention the natural gas and mineral deposits......when are wegoing to actually develope something that is a good alternative to these. AND is cost effective JJeeezzz.........we've all been through gas shortages and price gouging yet we just seem to put it on the back burner once the situation has cooled off</P>


              So serious today BW [] lol</P>

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                yah i'm a littled bummed out.. its been so nice here and i'm on afternoons.. weekend is almost here though..how are MR 105

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                  [quote user="bandwgn86"]yah i'm a littled bummed out.. its been so nice here and i'm on afternoons.. weekend is almost here though..how are MR 105[/quote]</P>


                  I'm just swell thanks. It's great here too. Almost hit70 degrees. After the winter we had that is aWELCOME relief. How far is theaverage commmute from [not rush hour] from Hamilton to Buffalo? Providing they let me into Canada lol </P>

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                    [quote user="bandwgn86"]yah i'm a littled bummed out.. its been so nice here and i'm on afternoons.. weekend is almost here though..how are MR 105[/quote]</P>


                    I'm just swell thanks. It's great here too. Almost hit70 degrees. After the winter we had that is aWELCOME relief. How far is theaverage commmute from [not rush hour] from Hamilton to Buffalo? Providing they let me into Canada lol </P>[/quote]maybe an hour.. its about 100 kilometres away, you making the trip up here?

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                      [quote user="SEC105"]

                      [quote user="AsianGiant"][quote user="mjg407"]Since AG called me out recently I'll check in.... Been working my arse off lately, getting ready in a couple weeks to go check in on Mom, she starts the chemo next Thursday. Headed down to the aircraft boneyard in Tucson on Monday to pull our last Brazilian P-3 out of the desert. Other than that been trying to keep up on the Gmen news.

                      MJG sends
                      [/quote]


                      haha you know I was just messin' with ya. I know you're busy. Hope everything is going well with everything.....
                      [/quote]</p>


                      Best wishes that all goes well for your Mom. Thoughts and Prayers</p>


                      I know the P-3 was used for many recon missions and and did have somewhat heavyarmorment. Are they being converted for your companyto use?</p>[/quote]We have 8 P-3s already converted for Fire fighting (www.com)

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                        [quote user="bandwgn86"][quote user="SEC105"]


                        [quote user="bandwgn86"]yah i'm a littled bummed out.. its been so nice here and i'm on afternoons.. weekend is almost here though..how are MR 105[/quote]</P>


                        I'm just swell thanks. It's great here too. Almost hit70 degrees. After the winter we had that is aWELCOME relief. How far is theaverage commmute from [not rush hour] from Hamilton to Buffalo? Providing they let me into Canada lol </P>


                        [/quote]maybe an hour.. its about 100 kilometres away, you making the trip up here?[/quote]</P>


                        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pQii1L8fGk</P>


                        There's a chance this summer my wife and I might be up in Buffalo. It's related to her job and many times she takes your's truly with her......as long as I behave lol Probably fly but rent a car when we get there. I live way out on Long Island and it takes like 8 hours [maybe longer]to drive to Niagra Falls ,which I have not seen in quite awhile</P>


                        When you get a chance open the link. I don't know why it was not a direct link. It's an old Abott and Costello routine about Niagra Falls. Kinda [5 minutes]long but funny</P>

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                          [quote user="mjg407"][quote user="SEC105"]


                          [quote user="AsianGiant"][quote user="mjg407"]Since AG called me out recently I'll check in.... Been working my arse off lately, getting ready in a couple weeks to go check in on Mom, she starts the chemo next Thursday. Headed down to the aircraft boneyard in Tucson on Monday to pull our last Brazilian P-3 out of the desert. Other than that been trying to keep up on the Gmen news.

                          MJG sends
                          [/quote]


                          haha you know I was just messin' with ya. I know you're busy. Hope everything is going well with everything.....
                          [/quote]</P>


                          Best wishes that all goes well for your Mom. Thoughts and Prayers</P>


                          I know the P-3 was used for many recon missions and and did have somewhat heavyarmorment. Are they being converted for your companyto use?</P>


                          [/quote]We have 8 P-3s already converted for Fire fighting (www.aerounion.com)
                          [/quote]</P>


                          Good link and infoMJG , thanks...............any B-25s still maintained by your company and flying?</P>

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                            [quote user="SEC105"][quote user="bandwgn86"][quote user="SEC105"]


                            [quote user="bandwgn86"]yah i'm a littled bummed out.. its been so nice here and i'm on afternoons.. weekend is almost here though..how are MR 105[/quote]</P>


                            I'm just swell thanks. It's great here too. Almost hit70 degrees. After the winter we had that is aWELCOME relief. How far is theaverage commmute from [not rush hour] from Hamilton to Buffalo? Providing they let me into Canada lol </P>


                            [/quote]maybe an hour.. its about 100 kilometres away, you making the trip up here?[/quote]</P>


                            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pQii1L8fGk</P>


                            There's a chance this summer my wife and I might be up in Buffalo. It's related to her job and many times she takes your's truly with her......as long as I behave lol Probably fly but rent a car when we get there. I live way out on Long Island and it takes like 8 hours [maybe longer]to drive to Niagra Falls ,which I have not seen in quite awhile</P>


                            When you get a chance open the link. I don't know why it was not a direct link. It's an old Abott and Costello routine about Niagra Falls. Kinda [5 minutes]long but funny</P>


                            [/quote]funny stuff lol</P>


                            so i'm reading between the lines here SEC.. you wanna ditch the wife and want me and Bansaw to show you around the strip clubs of Niagara.. is that right </P>

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                              [quote user="bandwgn86"][quote user="SEC105"][quote user="bandwgn86"][quote user="SEC105"]


                              [quote user="bandwgn86"]yah i'm a littled bummed out.. its been so nice here and i'm on afternoons.. weekend is almost here though..how are MR 105[/quote]</P>


                              I'm just swell thanks. It's great here too. Almost hit70 degrees. After the winter we had that is aWELCOME relief. How far is theaverage commmute from [not rush hour] from Hamilton to Buffalo? Providing they let me into Canada lol </P>


                              [/quote]maybe an hour.. its about 100 kilometres away, you making the trip up here?[/quote]</P>


                              http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pQii1L8fGk</P>


                              There's a chance this summer my wife and I might be up in Buffalo. It's related to her job and many times she takes your's truly with her......as long as I behave lol Probably fly but rent a car when we get there. I live way out on Long Island and it takes like 8 hours [maybe longer]to drive to Niagra Falls ,which I have not seen in quite awhile</P>


                              When you get a chance open the link. I don't know why it was not a direct link. It's an old Abott and Costello routine about Niagra Falls. Kinda [5 minutes]long but funny</P>


                              [/quote]funny stuff lol</P>


                              so i'm reading between the lines here SEC.. you wanna ditch the wife and want me and Bansaw to show you around the strip clubs of Niagara.. is that right </P>


                              [/quote]</P>


                              LOL I don't think that'll work...........gonna have to skip [take arain check]the clubs but a Dinner might work with our better halfs included</P>


                              Plus we could do the Abott and Costello Niagra Falls routine "slowly I turned" right by the real Falls.....on the Canadian side if you wish lol</P>

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                                lol.. i was way off, i guess i should read the remaining half of "reading between the lines" for dumbies.. </P>


                                that might not be a bad idea at all, get some food and lose a ton at the Casino.. perfect! when do you find out if you if you are going.. </P>


                                and if we are doing the "slowly i turned" bit on the Canadian side does that mean i forfeit being allowed to be the hitter.. the hittee looks painfull lol </P>

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