[tcb] Re: Thinning the Herd - Serious Question

True dat however I'm on the road over 2@ days a month.  It's a living


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Mike Hayes wrote:

I think you need to keep the VW's and lose the job.  Seems every time 

you post it's from the road.  I only travel 3-5 days a month and I hate it.





w.wood wrote:

> The Blue 54 will be sold, I'm convinced now along with the zwit... I 

> haven't formulated a complete list in my mind as yet.  I have talked 

> myself into the 54 though.

>

> I guess that's half the battle. 

>

> See, it's not the enjoyment but the priorities in life that get in the 

> way of the VW habit.  Yesterday for example I was going to the 

> airport.  I was in Chicago for meetings for two days then off to DC 

> last night.  So, rather than pay for a $90 cab ride I called up for a 

> car for myself and my co-worker.  She had to go to Midway Airport 

> (flying the cheapo airline) and I had to go to O'Hare flying the more 

> expensive carrier with first class and booze.

>

> Anyway, two cars show up, one a town car (black) and mine... 

> http://s22.photobucket.com/albums/b313/EvilBus/palm%20photos/?action=view&current=CIMG0072.jpg
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> <http://s22.photobucket.com/albums/b313/EvilBus/palm%20photos/?action=view&current=CIMG0072.jpg>

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> It's definitely not slammed but it has more room in the back than a 23 

> window bus with the middle seat removed.  It also had its own zip code 

> but I digress.. 

>

> My point is that when you work all week flying back and forth, night 

> after night in hotels it's just not interesting to jump into a 52 bug 

> and cruise around Dallas without AC and having to use semaphore turn 

> signals...

>

> I also worry too that since the hobby is drying up that 

> parts/suppliers and service places will likewise become even more 

> scarce.  I envision a day when Black Gold is nothing but sewing and 

> barbies... Or Qualitat closes up.. Where will I go for my parts and 

> service needs?  CIP1?  Canadians?  I think not!

>

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> On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 5:52 PM, Eric Woodall <eric@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx 

> <mailto:eric@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:

>

>     Well at least you'd get paid big bucks for the Barndoors.

>     I'd sell those (to me).

>     Anybody got some big bucks I can borrow?

>

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>     wood wrote:

>>     hahaha  funny

>>

>>     Do my VWs give me joy?  It depends.. If I'm driving them yes they

>>     do.  Fixing them can become bothersome but it comes with the

>>     territory.  Unfortunately it's not a life crisis more than a

>>     change.  No, it's not male menopause either Sammie.  

>>

>>     It's just coming down to the fundamental fact that you ask

>>     yourself the question: "How many is too many and will you ever

>>     get to restoring that one?"

>>

>>     That's ostensibly where I'm at.  There's a few that will be sold,

>>     I'm convinced of that more than ever.  It's now just the hassle

>>     and lamentable details that go along with it.

>>

>>     In fact I'm having a lot of fun, it's just focused on other

>>     things right now vs. the ACVW world and on the weekend I'd rather

>>     be with the family rather than wrenching on the bus or the ghia

>>     or the zwitter or the dc...

>>

>>     You get my point?

>>

>>

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>>     On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 3:47 PM, Julie

>>     <julie.hey.ho.lets.go@xxxxxxxxx

>>     <mailto:julie.hey.ho.lets.go@xxxxxxxxx>> wrote:

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>>         Will is going through some sort of life crisis and then

>>         before you know it I'm making cobbler for all of you.

>>

>>         I'm getting nagged by Wolfie that she wants to attend T@P

>>         again this year.  I'm fretting about how to make a better

>>         chili so that I at least place this year.  I just made a

>>         practice batch this week.  And you all want cobbler.

>>

>>         Will, do your VWs give you joy?  Do you find yourself getting

>>         a thrill just looking at them? I do with mine, even if they

>>         don't run.  And mine all have a strong distinctive smell.

>>          Sometimes when I walk by them I suck up huge lung fulls of

>>         air, just to remember how marvelous they are.  I guess if you

>>         don't feel the magic for certain ones then you should allow

>>         others to feel the sensation. But for those that give you

>>         pleasure, never let them go.

>>

>>         Alright now I'll get busy finding new cobbler recipes.

>>

>>         Julie

>>

>>         On Aug 5, 2009, at 10:01 PM, Neil <nbmdude@xxxxxxxxx

>>         <mailto:nbmdude@xxxxxxxxx>> wrote:

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>>             Ummmm, cobbler.  That trumps politics ANY day!  Buses and

>>             desserts!

>>

>>             --- On Wed, 8/5/09, Conrad Klahn <conradk@xxxxxxx

>>             <mailto:conradk@xxxxxxx>> wrote:

>>

>>                 From: Conrad Klahn <conradk@xxxxxxx

>>                 <mailto:conradk@xxxxxxx>>

>>

>>                 Subject: [tcb] Re: Thinning the Herd - Serious Question

>>                 To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

>>                 Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2009, 9:24 PM

>>                 Dang capitalists! Figures about the

>>                 time we get around to socializing America the free market

>>                 powers take over! :-) Just joking - let's please not

>>                 continue this. We can pick this subject back up at

>>                 T@P over

>>                 some of Julie's dutch-oven cobbler... :-)

>>                 On Aug 5, 2009, at 4:02 PM, sammie smith

>>

>>                 wrote:

>>                 Nope, gone already.

>>                 Obamas plan for socializing America has run out of money

>>                 already.

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