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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-17-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 824
Posted By boblee
"Distrust all those in whom the urge to punish is...

"Distrust all those in whom the urge to punish is strong."

“If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-16-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,765
Posted By boblee
Many - I'll go so far as to say most people -...

Many - I'll go so far as to say most people - that enjoy a drink from time to time (or even daily) are not alcoholics. Nor are occasional marijuana partakers all "potheads".
Sadly, some will remain...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-16-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,765
Posted By boblee
Read below. It is my belief and my practice to...

Read below.
It is my belief and my practice to abstain from both while on the clock. Or while driving.

When I'm on my own time, whatever I choose to do ain't nobody's business but my own, as...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-16-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,765
Posted By boblee
I do agree. I'm a professional, have been...

I do agree. I'm a professional, have been throughout my working career. I'm an estimator / project manager in construction - heavy equipment, for about 20 years now. Prior to that; a design civil...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-16-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,765
Posted By boblee
I got a question: How do you feel, what do...

I got a question:

How do you feel, what do you think of workers that have a margarita or two, or maybe a couple of beers while at lunch?

Wait... another question:

How does anyone doing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,045
Posted By boblee
Well, I kinda figured that - I reckon that...

Well, I kinda figured that - I reckon that there's no such thing as perfect. I'll make sure that I'm well caught up with both beforehand - well enough to tide me over for awhile anyway. And it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,045
Posted By boblee
A very big thank you to everyone that replied. ...

A very big thank you to everyone that replied.

It's way, way too early to say for sure (particularly at my age) if I can or will. But to say that it looks like it would be a lot of fun would be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-01-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By boblee
My ball gloves and my first fly rod. My...

My ball gloves and my first fly rod.

My catcher's mitt from Little League and Pony League. The fielder's glove from high school. The fly rod & reel my older cousin gave to me when I was 11 years...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-30-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,045
Posted By boblee
Talk to me about Bownanza please.

If I'm still alive, ambulatory and can gather the energy - and I guess I better add - if I would be welcome...
I might just attend next year. Accommodations, events, food, how many days it goes...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-30-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,093
Posted By boblee
Kestrel. Sparrow Hawk and a true falcon. ...

Kestrel. Sparrow Hawk and a true falcon.

Bob Lee
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-28-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By boblee
Yeah, I heard that on the radio while driving to...

Yeah, I heard that on the radio while driving to work this morning. Actually, they’re still going to sell them, but the magazines will be in books & magazines section and no longer at checkout...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-28-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,010
Posted By boblee
Yup. But to say it a little differently: JD...

Yup. But to say it a little differently: JD failed to put together a pitching staff. I’ll cheer for ‘em anyway. I expect that I’ll be hitting the bed early on a lot of game nights though.

Bob Lee
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-27-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,081
Posted By boblee
25/06. Or perhaps .280 Remington. I'm old...

25/06. Or perhaps .280 Remington.

I'm old and I'm not going to hunt outside the states of Texas
and Oklahoma. Nor am I interested in killing exotics.


Bob Lee
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-24-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,832
Posted By boblee
Well thanks, and I mean it. :o But I'm glad...

Well thanks, and I mean it. :o

But I'm glad that I'm only a six point and I want to stay that way.
A buck that nobody pays much attention to, a cull. Given a pass...
And promptly forgotten...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-24-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 700
Posted By boblee
No, this thread ain't exactly what I thought it...

No, this thread ain't exactly what I thought it was going to be about when I opened it.
I supposed that maybe I was getting called out or something like that. :cool:

But throwing rocks did...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-23-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,832
Posted By boblee
I tried to quote J. Sweet with his statement...

I tried to quote J. Sweet with his statement about dishonesty with politicians in his 38 years on this earth, and somehow I screwed it up.

I'm 71. I think, I think...
There's been but one in my...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-23-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,832
Posted By boblee
J., I always considered you to be an intelligent...

J., I always considered you to be an intelligent man - still do. Not just intelligent, but "savvy" - and you know what that term means. But I'm still kinda clueless as how you could have put an X on...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-22-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,901
Posted By boblee
As stated, I'm way behind the times. And I don't...

As stated, I'm way behind the times. And I don't know how I ever got it in my head that Weatherby calibers were proprietary to Weatherby manufactured rifles. I guess I must have dreamed it.

Bob...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-22-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,901
Posted By boblee
Well, that does indeed appear to be a Ruger #1. ...

Well, that does indeed appear to be a Ruger #1.

The .257 Weatherby and .270 Weatherby are different calibers than the .257 Roberts and the .270 Winchester calibers.
And I thought proprietary to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,322
Posted By boblee
https://www.yahoo.com/gma/austin-bombing-suspect-i...

https://www.yahoo.com/gma/austin-bombing-suspect-identified-155903115--abc-news-topstories.html

I just read this and I'm simply passing this along. No opinions, no judgments, no comments to...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-21-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,901
Posted By boblee
Weatherby’s ain’t exactly Ruger No. 1’s?

Weatherby’s ain’t exactly Ruger No. 1’s?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-21-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,901
Posted By boblee
I have and I still own the little darling. 7 x...

I have and I still own the little darling. 7 x 57, bought it in '87, I think it was. Scoped with a Leupold variable, 1.5 x 5. no bell, seemed to be a perfect marriage.
Minute of angle accuracy with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-21-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,322
Posted By boblee
I'm 71 years old now. My first exposure (best...

I'm 71 years old now. My first exposure (best recall) was somewhere around the age of 18, if Playboy magazine don't count, that is.
I considered it to be somewhat educational. And motivational, so...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-21-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 997
Posted By boblee
Yeah, no ****. Do you suppose there's a...

Yeah, no ****.
Do you suppose there's a connection here?


Bob Lee
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,807
Posted By boblee
I'll say it again since it appears that nobody...

I'll say it again since it appears that nobody seemed to notice:

THE CHICKEN RANCH IN LA GRANGE aka / The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Google it.

Paid the place (no pun intended) a visit in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,807
Posted By boblee
The Chicken Ranch in La Grange. Bob Lee

The Chicken Ranch in La Grange.


Bob Lee
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-15-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,909
Posted By boblee
Arm some of them - with careful and thorough...

Arm some of them - with careful and thorough vetting. How that could be done? I don't know. But however it's done, don't tell any students or anyone outside "the need to know" circle. Let whoever...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-15-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,909
Posted By boblee
Now that was kinda tacky. I am not opposed in...

Now that was kinda tacky.
I am not opposed in any way to people protecting themselves. What kind of fool would be? I believe the 2nd Amendment should be left-the-hell-alone. And although I...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-15-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,909
Posted By boblee
C'mon, give up and stop it. The link says...

C'mon, give up and stop it. The link says absolutely nothing about anybody getting shot. In fact, it says right away that no one was injured. Only you could try to get around what Ironman said...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-15-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,909
Posted By boblee
That's an awfully lame attempt to side-step or...

That's an awfully lame attempt to side-step or disguise your complete effup with your title to this thread, the disinformation with your original post and in your first reply to Ironman - who...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-14-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 13,982
Posted By boblee
Huh? Could you say all that again please?...

Huh?
Could you say all that again please? Possibly in a manner that makes any sense at all?

Bob Lee
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-14-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,909
Posted By boblee
Yep, that's what I read. Although I do my best to...

Yep, that's what I read. Although I do my best to give everyone the benefit of doubt...
I'm beginning to believe that texanfan is certifiably crazy. And George Soros behind it all? Good grief.
...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-08-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,278
Posted By boblee
That's close enough without mentioning specifics....

That's close enough without mentioning specifics. So I'll declare that you got the right answer this time.
And I betcha J. Sweet woulda got it right on his very first try. I gotta do some work...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-08-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,278
Posted By boblee
Well, I do - but I can't speak for her. So that...

Well, I do - but I can't speak for her. So that ain't the right answer.

You're getting warm though. Guess again.


Bob Lee
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-08-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,278
Posted By boblee
Well, Rachael and I do have at least one thing in...

Well, Rachael and I do have at least one thing in common. I can't say exactly what it is out loud here though; I expect that would send me to the cooler for a spell.

And no, I can't prove that...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-08-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By boblee
Yeah, you said that better than I did. ...

Yeah, you said that better than I did. Semantics, I suppose; but that is when and how restrictions began. And you are correct, NRA did endorse it.

Bob Lee
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-08-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By boblee
That's quite a revelation. But you're only...

That's quite a revelation. But you're only partially correct, kinda. I don't recall an uproar from the general populace, but obviously the lawmakers at the time did blame the weapon.
It brought...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-07-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,278
Posted By boblee
It's not all coming from voters that have...

It's not all coming from voters that have relocated to Texas from other states. It's about Trump. Protest votes. And Texas ain't the Lone Ranger. Virginia, Missouri and Alabama come to mind...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-16-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,937
Posted By boblee
I'm a little left of center, and... I never...

I'm a little left of center, and...

I never leave home with less than $500 cash in my wallet, some of it in hundred dollar bills (tried to attach a photo, but for some reason it wouldn't upload). ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-05-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 408
Posted By boblee
Drainage structure sizing is based on the formula...

Drainage structure sizing is based on the formula CIA; the runoff coefficient x intensity x area (in acres) to determine cfs (cubic feet per second). In residential areas with open ditches, the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By boblee
Wink Hmmm... You might be on to something? I have...

Hmmm...
You might be on to something? I have been off work this week, a little self-indulgent vacation of sorts...

Bob Lee
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By boblee
I thought today was the 7th, for real. I guess...

I thought today was the 7th, for real. I guess senility and dementia have set in. Oh well...

Bob Lee
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By boblee
Oops, I didn't see it. Sorry about that.

Oops, I didn't see it. Sorry about that.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By boblee
"A date which will live in infamy."

December 7, 1941. The Empire of Japan attacked Pearl Harbor.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt asks for a "Declaration of War."


Bob Lee
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 2,593
Posted By boblee
A Winchester model 97 16 gauge hammer pump loaded...

A Winchester model 97 16 gauge hammer pump loaded with
ought buckshot. The year was 1957, I was 11 years old.

Bob Lee
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,241
Posted By boblee
A story.

Sometimes I get in the mood to tell one - and although I'm at work today, I'm not really doing any work, so I think I'll tell a story about one of my old and longtime dead mentors; Roy Dickerson.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 487
Posted By boblee
Don't be so quick to discredit Costco. My sister...

Don't be so quick to discredit Costco. My sister has been wearing hearing aids for over 30 years, with no shortage of money to spend to get the best available. She recommended Costco to me through...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 8,406
Posted By boblee
Is that right? I suppose that I'm a "typical...

Is that right?
I suppose that I'm a "typical young pothead" too. Well, not exactly. I'm 71 years old and I've been smoking it in moderation for almost fifty years now. Said so out loud on this...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 487
Posted By boblee
Costco. They have hearing aid centers. I went...

Costco.
They have hearing aid centers. I went through extensive testing at no cost other than the membership. The doctors (examiners) do not work on commission. They will recommend what they...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-11-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By boblee
I can only chuckle.

Before I've finished whatever it might be that I say, it will be Veterans Day, 2017.

I suppose it must have just slipped by y'all. After all, there's more important things to squabble over... NFL...
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