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Old 09-12-2018, 03:56 PM
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We Went to thew library here yesterday and they have a shelf for Long Island Authors. There were very few books there so I told the girl working there that I live on Long Island and I wrote a book. She got all excited and ran to get the head Librarian. They want my book there as I am sure they would want any Long Island writers book. While I was looking at the Long Island authors I was surprised to see this book there.
https://www.amazon.com/Fire-Base-Ill.../dp/1250024951

I didn't know the author "Philip Keith " was from Long Island. But I was in that battle that the book is about so they again got all excited because Philip Keith is coming to speak there in November and they want me to speak about the battle. I am all excited. I have spoken about this before in front of various groups and on the radio, but this time it will be with the author of the book who by the way, was not in the battle.
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Old 09-13-2018, 10:48 AM
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Tank is looking good Paul. That’s a Lubbocks fairy wrasse. There a few color variations depending where they’re collected. IMO one of the easier fairies to keep...GL with it.


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Old 09-14-2018, 07:24 AM
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Mike, my issue with wrasses is they are so happy in my tank that they get so excited that they jump out. Unfortunately healthy fish can jump higher than sickly fish.

Thanks for the name.
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Yesterday we did another Geezer thing. We took the Jitney about 3 hours upstate to a Purple Heart Museum. It was very cool and I didn't know some of the things about purple hearts. The Govt. minted a million of the medals during WW2 because that is how many men they figured we would lose if we invaded japan. Luckily, we didn't have to but they have a lot of medals left.
We are enrolling my wife's Father who was wounded in the Pacific in that war. He spent a year in the Hospital in Hawaii and received a Purple Heart.

Then they took us to a very nice seafood restaurant on the Hudson and treated us to a 2 hour boat ride on the Hudson. Very nice, and they had a bar.

My fish are all doing well and I will change some water if I ever get time as it has been 3 months.
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Old 09-15-2018, 10:05 AM
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I am running the diatom filter on my tank today because most of the algae died and I want to suck out the dead and dying pieces.

I finished the barn wall with the top trim and the antique hardware. My wife loves it.

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My Man Cave is also coming along but needs another couple of years of work.


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