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by Volkonski
Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4286
Views: 162970

Re: Weather Alerts

Rain! :(

And now to take the ferry to New London.
by Volkonski
Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 278
Views: 5547

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

How does that work with a free train? Not a train, shuttle buses. The shuttle stop in Mattituck just happens to be at the LIRR Station. So a free shuttle that needs to be supported? I'm confused about what sort of support you can give a free anything. By support it I mean use it. If tourists don't ...
by Volkonski
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 278
Views: 5547

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Sugar Magnolia wrote:
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:17 pm
Volkonski wrote:
Sat Jul 21, 2018 3:48 pm

This is a good idea but if they can't work out these problems people will not support it.
How does that work with a free train?
Not a train, shuttle buses. The shuttle stop in Mattituck just happens to be at the LIRR Station.
by Volkonski
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Other Fringe Groups & Individuals
Topic: Newtown Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theory
Replies: 318
Views: 32745

Re: Newtown Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theory

https://twitter.com/Nelba_MG/status/1020416482000416768 Nelba Márquez-Greene 🇵🇷 ✔ @Nelba_MG I filed my first police report today. Be on notice that I will file one every single time a threat is sent. I have buried a child. You don’t scare me. And thank you to everyone who reported the profile. Don’t...
by Volkonski
Sat Jul 21, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Michael Cohen
Replies: 2182
Views: 61685

Re: Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen privately questions Trump's fitness to be president https://www.axios.com/michael-cohen-questions-trumps-fitness-to-be-president-e1ce27b0-414b-4e26-b135-4996687dc06e.html Friends of Michael Cohen have noticed that since Trump's Helsinki press conference with Vladimir Putin he's been m...
by Volkonski
Sat Jul 21, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 278
Views: 5547

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Today we had planned to take the new free NoFo Link hop on/hop off shuttle on a tour of the NoFo. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DipxrbtUEAAvlch.jpg We hopped on at a nearby motel where it turned out that the motel manager was also coordinating the shuttles. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dipxu4lV4AAy7Md....
by Volkonski
Sat Jul 21, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 278
Views: 5547

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

After crossing under the RR bridge we heard a train's horn. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DipsgiWUEAAHgo_.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DipskrmU8AAeNk2.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DipsrKSU8AAknbT.jpg As we walked into the circle the Latvia-Russian wife of Mrs. V's cousin who lives on the circle ...
by Volkonski
Sat Jul 21, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 278
Views: 5547

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

After dinner daughter number 2 was feeling tired so my older daughter and I walked up to the carnival. My daughter convinced me to take a ride on the ferris wheel. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DipsRvDUEAA_oCn.jpg I hadn't ridden on a ferris wheel in decades. During the ride I realized that this was t...
by Volkonski
Sat Jul 21, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 278
Views: 5547

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Our North Fork Link shuttle trip was a bust. More about that in a later post. Since I have the afternoon free, more about recent things on the NoFo. Thursday my 2 daughters, the younger daughter's fiance and I played tourist. First we went to NoFo Spirits where they turn potatoes into something more...
by Volkonski
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Who's going to be the NEXT one under the bus?
Replies: 2232
Views: 77144

Re: Who's going to be the NEXT one under the bus?

From the WP article- After Coats indirectly rebuked Trump’s Helsinki performance on Monday, senior administration officials were concerned that the intelligence director could perhaps resign and so implored Trump to reassure Coats and calm the waters. Trump tried to do just that on Wednesday in an i...
by Volkonski
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 278
Views: 5547

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

They are going to destroy our North Fork way of life! :madguy: :crying: New legislation aims to limit tax-free wine tastings http://riverheadnewsreview.timesreview.com/2018/07/88421/new-legislation-aims-limit-tax-free-wine-tastings/ Aiming to define what constitutes a tasting for tax purposes, the l...
by Volkonski
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 278
Views: 5547

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

The North Fork's wineries need water! The North Fork's up island and upstate fellow NYers will unite with us! :torches: We have endured the Connecticut menace for too long! :smokeears: It is time for an expanded New Greater New York State! :thumbs: NYS population- 20 million, 38.6% of those are thir...
by Volkonski
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 278
Views: 5547

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Looks like we will miss the parade tonight. :( We have to go up island this evening to pick up the other daughter and her fiance at the airport.

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by Volkonski
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 278
Views: 5547

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Another article designed to bring ever more people to the North Fork. :roll: The North Fork: Farm Country Plus A Lot More https://www.longislandpress.com/2018/07/12/the-north-fork-farm-country-plus-a-lot-more/ “The North Fork is one of the sunniest locations in New York, allowing us to preserve farm...
by Volkonski
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's 7th Foreign Trip - NATO, UK, Putin - July 2018
Replies: 404
Views: 5974

Re: Trump's 7th Foreign Trip - NATO, UK, Putin - July 2018

https://twitter.com/jimsciutto/status/1019529307742527488 Jim Sciutto ‏ Verified account @jimsciutto Follow Follow @jimsciutto More Jim Sciutto Retweeted Jim Sciutto Did Putin - who attempted a coup in Montenegro in 2016 - raise this with Trump in their one-on-one? Here Trump describes them as “very...
by Volkonski
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's 7th Foreign Trip - NATO, UK, Putin - July 2018
Replies: 404
Views: 5974

Re: Trump's 7th Foreign Trip - NATO, UK, Putin - July 2018

Julia Davis ‏ @JuliaDavisNews Following Following @JuliaDavisNews More #Russia's state TV: The Russians scoff at Trump's attempt to "correct" what he said @ the #HelsinkiSummit. Sergey Fedorov: "It's very simple. First time, he said what he thought. Then he got back to the Oval Office, discovered a...
by Volkonski
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Water Troubles
Replies: 308
Views: 31540

Re: Water Troubles

This is worrying. Alarming Report Details Southold’s Unsustainable Water Use http://www.eastendbeacon.com/alarming-report-details-southolds-unsustainable-water-use/ The report was funded with a grant from the Long Island Community Foundation, and makes use of both SCWA and private well data, along w...
by Volkonski
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 278
Views: 5547

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

This is worrying. Alarming Report Details Southold’s Unsustainable Water Use http://www.eastendbeacon.com/alarming-report-details-southolds-unsustainable-water-use/ The report was funded with a grant from the Long Island Community Foundation, and makes use of both SCWA and private well data, along w...
by Volkonski
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's 7th Foreign Trip - NATO, UK, Putin - July 2018
Replies: 404
Views: 5974

Re: Trump's 7th Foreign Trip - NATO, UK, Putin - July 2018

Aaron Rupar ‏ Verified account @atrupar 14m14 minutes ago More .@JohnKennedyLA embarrasses himself on CNN while lamely attempting to defend his "wait and see" approach to (avoiding) dealing with Trump " It will be too late for the people of Montenegro to wait and see if President Trump sends troops...
by Volkonski
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's 7th Foreign Trip - NATO, UK, Putin - July 2018
Replies: 404
Views: 5974

Re: Trump's 7th Foreign Trip - NATO, UK, Putin - July 2018

Trump calls out 'very aggressive' Montenegro in latest NATO jibe https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/trump-calls-out-very-aggressive-montenegro-latest-nato-jibe-n892311 Montenegro is a tiny country with very strong people … They're very aggressive people. They may get aggressive, and congratulations...
by Volkonski
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 278
Views: 5547

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Gooseberries are an excellent source of vitamin C. :thumbs:
by Volkonski
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Mueller's investigation
Replies: 6234
Views: 232862

Re: Mueller's investigation

From Facebook- Lee Zeldin Sponsored ⋅ Paid for by Zeldin for Congress · The Justice Department announced indictments against 12 Russians for engaging in a "sustained effort” to access Democrats' emails and computer networks. As I have stated since the middle of the 2016 presidential campaign when th...
by Volkonski
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 278
Views: 5547

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

I have mentioned that our usual egg farm hasn't been open for some reason. On the way back we drove by it and the signs were up. :-D Turns out with the cold wet spring the hens had been unproductive. But things are just fine now. And they had gooseberries! :snippity: :bunny: I don't think I've ever...

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