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    This song very often pops into my head. And/or; I listen to it.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9TNXFurt5w

    It's called: Someday Never Comes - and Fogarty's words seem ever more poignant to me. In contrast to that portion of the lyrics; my parents stayed together until the end - but they often answered my questions enigmatically with:

    Someday you'll understand.

    When I was very young I always thought how unsatisfying an answer it was; how unpleasant that one had to always wait for answers and understanding. It didn't seem to make sense - what the hell? - why not just tell me now? Why all the mystery? <g>

    It took me some time to realize that they were bullshitting me - they didn't know the answers and took that way of avoiding admitting that they didn't know. I don't fault them very much - they were simple people who came from impoverished backgrounds and families. And, in maybe a left-handed sort of way, it did benefit me in that it created in me an insane interest in knowing and understanding everything.

    But with my own children and now grandchildren I always studiously avoid using their method. Instead I tell them everything, even many things they don't ask, whenever the opportunity presents. I've taught my recent grandson lots of things - things that the girls don't even notice or think of. How to drink out of a glass. How to splash in puddles. How to climb up and down stairs. How to crawl even. I realized that he had never Seen anybody crawl. Walking is easier because you can observe it. Crawling; never - no one ever demonstrates it. So I crawled all around with him until he got it. I remember 'seeing' the light go on in his head. I show him a million tiny things that the girls just say oh he will 'get it eventually'. But why should he have to wait?

    A negative fallout of my parent's ways was that I really did wait at first. One time when I was married to my first ex-wife I said to her: I feel like we are just sitting around waiting. For 'something'. What are we waiting For exactly? Always waiting for someday and something. I didn't get far with that discussion but I did resolve then to stop waiting and to start doing.

    Because Someday really doesn't ever come.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Poodle Head Mikey View Post
    This song very often pops into my head. And/or; I listen to it.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9TNXFurt5w

    It's called: Someday Never Comes - and Fogarty's words seem ever more poignant to me. In contrast to that portion of the lyrics; my parents stayed together until the end - but they often answered my questions enigmatically with:

    Someday you'll understand.

    When I was very young I always thought how unsatisfying an answer it was; how unpleasant that one had to always wait for answers and understanding. It didn't seem to make sense - what the hell? - why not just tell me now? Why all the mystery? <g>

    It took me some time to realize that they were bullshitting me - they didn't know the answers and took that way of avoiding admitting that they didn't know. I don't fault them very much - they were simple people who came from impoverished backgrounds and families. And, in maybe a left-handed sort of way, it did benefit me in that it created in me an insane interest in knowing and understanding everything.

    But with my own children and now grandchildren I always studiously avoid using their method. Instead I tell them everything, even many things they don't ask, whenever the opportunity presents. I've taught my recent grandson lots of things - things that the girls don't even notice or think of. How to drink out of a glass. How to splash in puddles. How to climb up and down stairs. How to crawl even. I realized that he had never Seen anybody crawl. Walking is easier because you can observe it. Crawling; never - no one ever demonstrates it. So I crawled all around with him until he got it. I remember 'seeing' the light go on in his head. I show him a million tiny things that the girls just say oh he will 'get it eventually'. But why should he have to wait?

    A negative fallout of my parent's ways was that I really did wait at first. One time when I was married to my first ex-wife I said to her: I feel like we are just sitting around waiting. For 'something'. What are we waiting For exactly? Always waiting for someday and something. I didn't get far with that discussion but I did resolve then to stop waiting and to start doing.

    Because Someday really doesn't ever come.
    Reminds me of something I posted on Facebook a while back. "Yesterday I went to bed excited about tomorrow but when I woke up it was only today"

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    A little tune from one of, if not my favorite, movies.


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    Nice.






    Quote Originally Posted by Poodle Head Mikey View Post
    This song very often pops into my head. And/or; I listen to it.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9TNXFurt5w

    It's called: Someday Never Comes - and Fogarty's words seem ever more poignant to me. In contrast to that portion of the lyrics; my parents stayed together until the end - but they often answered my questions enigmatically with:

    Someday you'll understand.

    When I was very young I always thought how unsatisfying an answer it was; how unpleasant that one had to always wait for answers and understanding. It didn't seem to make sense - what the hell? - why not just tell me now? Why all the mystery? <g>

    It took me some time to realize that they were bullshitting me - they didn't know the answers and took that way of avoiding admitting that they didn't know. I don't fault them very much - they were simple people who came from impoverished backgrounds and families. And, in maybe a left-handed sort of way, it did benefit me in that it created in me an insane interest in knowing and understanding everything.

    But with my own children and now grandchildren I always studiously avoid using their method. Instead I tell them everything, even many things they don't ask, whenever the opportunity presents. I've taught my recent grandson lots of things - things that the girls don't even notice or think of. How to drink out of a glass. How to splash in puddles. How to climb up and down stairs. How to crawl even. I realized that he had never Seen anybody crawl. Walking is easier because you can observe it. Crawling; never - no one ever demonstrates it. So I crawled all around with him until he got it. I remember 'seeing' the light go on in his head. I show him a million tiny things that the girls just say oh he will 'get it eventually'. But why should he have to wait?

    A negative fallout of my parent's ways was that I really did wait at first. One time when I was married to my first ex-wife I said to her: I feel like we are just sitting around waiting. For 'something'. What are we waiting For exactly? Always waiting for someday and something. I didn't get far with that discussion but I did resolve then to stop waiting and to start doing.

    Because Someday really doesn't ever come.
    If you were a real tech, you'd solder a relay on that board and call it good to go.

    I do a triple evac with nitro to remove non condensables.

    I use 56% silver on everything except steel.

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    Another great freakin' post.

    As an aside, I don't remember my parents telling me someday I'd understand. I think they did their very best to explain things to me when I asked questions.

    Problem is, try as they might, I really didn't understand. Even to this day, once in awhile, I figure something out from my childhood. Or adolescence. Or whatever.

    Maybe that some day will come . . . Maybe I'm already here. Who knows. In one sense, I've given up trying, rather, I just let the answers come to me these days. All I have to do is be smart enough to recognize when one of those answers falls into my lap. LOL


    Quote Originally Posted by Poodle Head Mikey View Post
    This song very often pops into my head. And/or; I listen to it.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9TNXFurt5w

    It's called: Someday Never Comes - and Fogarty's words seem ever more poignant to me. In contrast to that portion of the lyrics; my parents stayed together until the end - but they often answered my questions enigmatically with:

    Someday you'll understand.

    When I was very young I always thought how unsatisfying an answer it was; how unpleasant that one had to always wait for answers and understanding. It didn't seem to make sense - what the hell? - why not just tell me now? Why all the mystery? <g>

    It took me some time to realize that they were bullshitting me - they didn't know the answers and took that way of avoiding admitting that they didn't know. I don't fault them very much - they were simple people who came from impoverished backgrounds and families. And, in maybe a left-handed sort of way, it did benefit me in that it created in me an insane interest in knowing and understanding everything.

    But with my own children and now grandchildren I always studiously avoid using their method. Instead I tell them everything, even many things they don't ask, whenever the opportunity presents. I've taught my recent grandson lots of things - things that the girls don't even notice or think of. How to drink out of a glass. How to splash in puddles. How to climb up and down stairs. How to crawl even. I realized that he had never Seen anybody crawl. Walking is easier because you can observe it. Crawling; never - no one ever demonstrates it. So I crawled all around with him until he got it. I remember 'seeing' the light go on in his head. I show him a million tiny things that the girls just say oh he will 'get it eventually'. But why should he have to wait?

    A negative fallout of my parent's ways was that I really did wait at first. One time when I was married to my first ex-wife I said to her: I feel like we are just sitting around waiting. For 'something'. What are we waiting For exactly? Always waiting for someday and something. I didn't get far with that discussion but I did resolve then to stop waiting and to start doing.

    Because Someday really doesn't ever come.
    If you were a real tech, you'd solder a relay on that board and call it good to go.

    I do a triple evac with nitro to remove non condensables.

    I use 56% silver on everything except steel.

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    Turbo Lover by Judas Priest.

    For a good laugh, watch the video on youtube....

    ...sorry, I cant post the link (too new).

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    You don't have to take your hat off for this one.


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    A little somethin for you pony car lovers!


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    Kiss this one gooodbye.


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    Unchained melody . . . sorta?


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    Imagine Dragons - It's Time

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    Graham Nash

    Graham Nash Knew The Beatles Before They Were The Beatles
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hPgzptEMT4

    Graham Nash performs "Peggy Sue" by Buddy Holly
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFu_AwiErCs
    Vacuum Technology:
    CRUD = Contamination Resulting in Undesirable Deposits.
    CRAPP = Contamination Resulting in Additional Partial Pressure.

    Change your vacuum pump oil now.

    Test. Testing, 1,2,3.

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