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The Beginning of the End

Today is the first day of my last quarter in school. I very likely won’t finish this quarter as an active, full-time student. I’ll hopefully be done with the welding portion around the beginning of March. I have my Certifications … Continue reading

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Let me explain

Yes, I know it is my third day of posting funny pictures and that the blogging has gotten really light as of late. My excuse is that I am so damn busy welding, a mortal man would cry. Last week … Continue reading

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What I worked on

It’s been a couple weeks, but I’m finally getting off my backside to finish up posting about repairing Joe’s steel targets. I was fiddling about on my phone, saw the pics and facepalmed. So here we go. From the previous … Continue reading

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AR500 Update

Or, the lack thereof. Sorry for the lack of an update, my instructor had emergency dental extraction surgery on Wednesday and there was no FabShop class on Thursday and so no workie on the steelie. Very hopeful for tomorrow night. … Continue reading

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In case you were wondering

School is back on for Spring Quarter today. Here’s what I’ll be doing. I spent the last day of Winter Quarter getting supplies ready for this week. I will be “reviewing” processes I completed last quarter this week before moving … Continue reading

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Last Day of the Quarter

I’m off for a week (give or take a day). I’ve got some range time planned, and some dental work. Hit the email if you’re interested in joining me for either experience. This quarter has been rough. Other than finishing … Continue reading

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Floor Mount

What do you get when you put me in a fully equipped welding fabrication shop and give me something like this pile of scrap? click to enlarge Besides my wife looking at me sideways for a few days wondering what … Continue reading

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Situation Update

Alternate title: I’m a hottie! Welding class is going swimmingly. An hour of class time in the morning and two and a half hours of welding. A break for lunch and then another hour of class time and then another … Continue reading

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Have Gun, Will Travel

My PoliSci 202 essay has finally been graded and returned. And as promised, it is posted and now resides below the fold. If you want a link or other connection to any of the info presented within the essay, send … Continue reading

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I got class

Alternate title: The other half of the big announcement that should have been in yesterday’s announcement but I got distracted. So, anyway, if you read yesterday’s post, you’ll know that we’re beginning negotiations for the working contract in the near … Continue reading

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