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  1. Ringel05 thanked beautress's post in the thread USMB Coffee Shop IV.

    Prayers up for Mrs. Ringel. :eusa_pray:

    Nov 20, 2018 at 11:42 PM
  2. Ringel05 replied to the thread USMB Coffee Shop IV.

    The wife goes in tomorrow, kidney biopsy. That should tell us if it's a carcinoma or a sarcoma, if it's a sarcoma then we know there's...

    Nov 20, 2018 at 6:31 PM
  3. Ringel05 replied to the thread USMB Coffee Shop IV.

    We don't call it New England for nothing........ :D If you haven't already visit Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown then up to Mass to the...

    Nov 20, 2018 at 3:53 PM
  4. Ringel05 rated Mindful's post Winner in the thread USMB Coffee Shop IV.

    Walking along a stretch of the Potomac, which reminded me of a River Thames walk in Berkshire, I was overcome with an overwhelming sense...

    Nov 20, 2018 at 3:49 PM
  5. Ringel05 replied to the thread USMB Coffee Shop IV.

    Made a audio (music) CD earlier....... Mostly modern salsa.... Now I have a couple of songs stuck in my head......

    Nov 19, 2018 at 7:16 PM
  6. Ringel05 replied to the thread USMB Coffee Shop IV.

    Biting my tongue, it's the CS........ No politics....... Biting my tongue, it's the CS....... No politics........

    Nov 19, 2018 at 6:20 PM
  7. Ringel05 rated Foxfyre's post Funny and Agree!! in the thread USMB Coffee Shop IV.

    LOL. No harm. No foul. A 99.9% accuracy rate really isn't bad you know. :)

    Nov 19, 2018 at 3:32 PM
  8. Ringel05 replied to the thread USMB Coffee Shop IV.

    That's right, I forgot. A ranger in Gettysburg was talking about large amounts of projected cutting to return the park back to it's...

    Nov 19, 2018 at 3:17 PM
  9. Ringel05 rated Mindful's post Agree in the thread USMB Coffee Shop IV.

    I saw some colonial brick houses in Fredricksberg. So I found an historian, and asked him where those bricks came from. He told me the...

    Nov 19, 2018 at 3:14 PM
  10. Ringel05 replied to the thread USMB Coffee Shop IV.

    Adobe brick construction is from the Bronze Age in Spain, adobe mud dwellings go back much, much earlier and is one of the earliest know...

    Nov 19, 2018 at 2:37 PM
  11. Ringel05 rated Foxfyre's post Agree in the thread USMB Coffee Shop IV.

    Yes, the tar and gravel on flat roofs is popular in this part of the country. Fairly affordable but also very high maintenance.

    Nov 19, 2018 at 2:31 PM
  12. Ringel05 replied to the thread USMB Coffee Shop IV.

    Here in the southwest the primary material used to be adobe. Basically a mix of clay, sand and straw baked into large bricks then often...

    Nov 19, 2018 at 1:40 PM
  13. Ringel05 replied to the thread USMB Coffee Shop IV.

    With pre-fab housing the shell can be erected in a couple of days, it's the finishing touches that take a long time (interior...

    Nov 19, 2018 at 1:31 PM
  14. Ringel05 replied to the thread USMB Coffee Shop IV.

    True but we have a lot less than existed 150 years ago. During the colonial era we provided timber and shipbuilding to England and...

    Nov 19, 2018 at 1:28 PM
  15. Ringel05 replied to the thread USMB Coffee Shop IV.

    Yup, those are two of the most common roofing materials in the UK.

    Nov 19, 2018 at 1:25 PM