Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

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Post by Maybenaut » Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:29 pm

Volkonski wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:15 pm
Mrs. V. Is in Manhattan meeting her sister for a Broadway show. She also took her good flute in for some adjustments. Just $450.00 worth. :?

Trouble is there aren't many highly skilled flute artisans these days. They can charge high fees. :(

I wasted my life going to college and being an engineer. I should have apprenticed with a flute maker. ;)
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Post by Volkonski » Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:05 am

Here on the North Fork the weather this last day of summer is perfect. Sunny. 75F.

As I was typing the above the stillness of the morning was shattered by a low-flying air craft. Oh, here comes another.

Now if there were only some lawnmowers running my day would be complete. ;)

My neighbor's grass is getting long so mowers are probably on the way.

Cold front tomorrow. :(
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Post by Volkonski » Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:31 am

Catch up.

My Massachusetts cousin's new condo. For the first time in her life (she is in her mid-70s) she has air conditioning and a dishwasher. :thumbs:

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Found when we were helping my cousin unpack, a commemorate plate for the coronation of King Edward VIII. :o

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Shark warning at a Cape Cod beach. :?

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Crowds of people in Provincetown. I never saw so many Rainbow Flags in one place before.

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Fried whole belly long neck clams in Sandwich. :-D Diet? What diet?

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When in Rome drink like the Romans do.

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The first night on Cape Cod we made ourselves a shore dinner. Had to open boxes and hunt for utensils, spices, etc. But we succeeded.

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Orient Point as we returned to the North Fork.

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Post by Volkonski » Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:43 am

One her recent trip to Manhattan Mrs. V. fulfilled a lifelong desire and walked across the Brooklyn Bridge with her sister.

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Waiting for Mrs. V's return jitney.

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Post by Volkonski » Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:03 pm

I can hear lawnmowers (and little else).

;)
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Post by Volkonski » Sun Sep 22, 2019 2:47 pm

The dreaded pumpkin traffic has returned! :eek2:
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Post by Volkonski » Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:33 pm

Mrs.V. has a 7 PM flute choir rehearsal 25 miles up island tonight. Google Maps is showing the trip as 50 minutes now but the west bound traffic will increase as the day trippers and weekenders leave the North Fork this evening.

She plans to head out very early.
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Post by Addie » Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:46 pm

Oh noes :cry:
Volkonski wrote:
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The dreaded pumpkin traffic has returned! :eek2:

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Post by Volkonski » Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:22 pm

Honk!

Migrating geese now flying over North Fork. :)
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Post by Volkonski » Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:29 am

Our neighbor's lawn mowers came yesterday so I thought today would be quiet. Silly me. Today his lawn is being mowed again for some reason. :roll: One guy with a walk behind mower. This will take an hour or more. :(
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Post by Volkonski » Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:56 pm

Now they are aerating the lawn. Louder than the mower. :(
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Post by Volkonski » Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:20 pm

As the sun sets on another beautiful autumn day on the North Fork 5 turkeys stop by to scavenge birdseed from our feeders that has fallen to the ground due to the wasteful dining techniques of smaller birds.
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Post by pipistrelle » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:09 pm

Volkonski wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:20 pm
As the sun sets on another beautiful autumn day on the North Fork 5 turkeys stop by to scavenge birdseed from our feeders that has fallen to the ground due to the wasteful dining techniques of smaller birds.
Photo or it didn’t happen.

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Post by Volkonski » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:11 pm

pipistrelle wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:09 pm
Volkonski wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:20 pm
As the sun sets on another beautiful autumn day on the North Fork 5 turkeys stop by to scavenge birdseed from our feeders that has fallen to the ground due to the wasteful dining techniques of smaller birds.
Photo or it didn’t happen.
They ran away before I could get a photo. :(
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Post by AndyinPA » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:14 pm

I was away in Santa Fe last week, but today is the first day since we got home that I’ve been out and around. I’m surprised at how much more like fall it is here than it was when we left two weeks ago. The green of the trees has taken a getting-ready-to-change look and some already are.

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Post by Volkonski » Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:21 am

South Fork. Shinnecock Nation getting revenge. ;)



Controversial Shinnecock Sign Spotlighted In 'Daily Show' Segment

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Post by Volkonski » Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:15 pm



:?
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Post by Volkonski » Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:17 pm

Getting dark.
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Post by Volkonski » Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:18 pm

The birds have gone quiet.
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Post by Volkonski » Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:20 pm

Breezes intensifying.
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Post by Volkonski » Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:21 pm

RAIN!!!
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Post by Volkonski » Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:22 pm

WIND!!! :o
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Post by Volkonski » Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:27 pm

Good thing I already put out the trash can for tomorrow's pickup.
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Post by Volkonski » Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:28 pm

A couple of squirrels are hiding from the rain under our car.
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Post by Volkonski » Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:35 pm

Beginning to taper off.
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