What Manly Things Did You Do Today?

Discussion in 'The Chatterbox' started by jwr0201, Jan 17, 2015.

  1. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    I hiked the trails at "Petit Jean National Park", in Arkansas, all day yesterday, with the wife and daughter. You dont realize how old you really are, until you hike all day, with a 14 year old that runs track, and navigates rocks like a Billy Goat. On the plus side, not a sore muscle or joint, this morning. Even after racing her up a few boulder trails.
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  2. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    You're not old until you can't get out of bed the next morning.:)
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  3. MntnMan62

    MntnMan62 Well-Known Member

    So far this morning I took the 5+ pounds of corned beef brisket and stuck it in a large pot, poured two cans of beer in there and topped it off with water, added the flavor packet and it's now simmering for the next 4 and 1/2 hours. I'll add some potatoes and carrots and lastly some cabbage. I have a loaf of soda bread to go with it. And I'll wash it all down with a can of Guinness draft. Yum. Happy St. Patricks day folks!
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  4. 9nein9

    9nein9 El Scratcho

    Oh heck ya . Happy St Patrick's to you !:eatdrink047:
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  5. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Paperboy

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    I pulled a rotted fence post out, and replaced it. And I did it with hand tools. No battery or extension cord in sight. :)
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  6. Brickman301

    Brickman301 Well-Known Member

    Went trout fishing early this morning with my son. Had a great time, and had some great luck. Tomorrow nights dinner, is going to be awesome! [​IMG]

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  7. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

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  8. Sara-s

    Sara-s This Pun for Hire

    I did some maintenance on the ROOMBA with nothing but a 45 year-old Swiss Army knife.
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  9. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

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  10. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    Trout fishing is on my future hobby list, when I retire. What area of the country do you do your fishing??

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  11. Brickman301

    Brickman301 Well-Known Member

    I’m in Maryland. We actually just returned from fishing again this morning. I’ll post pictures later today. Maryland is a fisherman’s paradise. Plenty of freshwater, and saltwater fishing.
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  12. lottenhem

    lottenhem Well-Known Member

    Upgraded the Bar sign now time too fill some Stout into the Cornelius Ceg.

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  13. Brickman301

    Brickman301 Well-Known Member

    Sorry everyone, but I forgot to get pictures of the 6 trout my son and myself caught this morning.
    My son, did land this fish Monday afternoon. It’s his biggest trout yet, and bigger than any I’ve ever landed.

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  14. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    Bought my daughter a pair of Chuck Taylors she picked out.
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  15. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    Reminds me of a problem I once solved, also using ordinary hand tools.

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  16. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

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