Visiting Gus and Maggie

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Visiting Gus and Maggie

Post by J.LeBrasseur » Mon Jul 20, 2015 11:40 pm

My family will reach Castle Gus and Maggie tomorrow, please wish us luck :D

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Post by joerookery » Tue Jul 21, 2015 12:37 pm

don't trust your GPS. You remember how Moses wandered around the desert for 40 years. Well he stopped at Gustavus place!
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Post by Gustaf » Tue Jul 21, 2015 2:15 pm

Say "HI" to them for us while you are there, we are out of town for the next couple of weeks.
OK, they are dolls, but they have kung fu grip! and weapons.

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Re: Visiting Gus and Maggie

Post by ebeeby » Tue Jul 21, 2015 3:09 pm

Has it stopped snowing??

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Post by Gustaf » Tue Jul 21, 2015 3:10 pm

ebeeby wrote:Has it stopped snowing??
I don't think it ever snowed this winter
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Post by Gustaf » Tue Jul 21, 2015 10:19 pm

I got a call from James panicked because his GPS was sending him down a deserted road
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Post by joerookery » Wed Jul 22, 2015 8:34 am

I've been on that road. Trouble is there are many of them.
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Post by J.LeBrasseur » Sun Jul 26, 2015 7:31 pm

Just got home from a 9 day vacation across almost 1/2 the country, spent 2 days at Gus and Maggie's and could not have had more fun and such great hosts, it is hard for me to say nice things about Gus, but it truly was a blast. He was kind enough to let us all rattle a few rounds off on his Browning 1919 and taught us all how to drive his 2 Vintage WWII Ford Jeeps, both from 1942, it was so much fun driving them around. I had to draw the line when Gus wanted to take me up in his plane parked in his front yard...

Again, one of the best vacations my family has ever had, and many, many thanks to Maggie and Gus!!!

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Post by joerookery » Mon Jul 27, 2015 9:03 am

What great family pics! I think that airplane has seen better days though.
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Re: Visiting Gus and Maggie

Post by Khukri » Mon Jul 27, 2015 9:29 am

:guns:
OMG...
Have you seen the bullet holes in the sign ! :o
I knew it...I knew it...
Gus and Maggie don't live in Texas...but I bet they have a chainsaw or two in the barn... :cry:

No, this is great !
Thank you for sharing !

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Post by Gustaf » Mon Jul 27, 2015 12:17 pm

Khukri wrote::guns:
OMG...
Have you seen the bullet holes in the sign ! :o
I knew it...I knew it...
Gus and Maggie don't live in Texas...but I bet they have a chainsaw or two in the barn... :cry:

No, this is great !
Thank you for sharing !

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Yup. we have several chain saws, they are great for dismembering....ummmm, I mean cutting firewood, yeah firewood that is what I use the chainsaws for.

We had a great time, but after looking in my collections room, I can only find two Pickelhauben, hmmm, there were unsupervised visits to the collections room. James shot a hole in the neighbour's barn, goes to prove that he can hit the broad side of a barn. The target that the kids were shooting was riddled with holes, James target did have one hole in it, but it might have been a wild shot from the kids shooting.
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Post by Gustaf » Mon Jul 27, 2015 12:24 pm

Maggie pointed out that we also have a chipper, and the two bullet holes in our mail box were not my doing.
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Post by Peter_Suciu » Mon Jul 27, 2015 1:37 pm

In this PC world you have to be careful when the kids are asked, "what did you do for your summer vacation" and they say "we visited an old guy in Idaho and shot a machinegun!" Some people back east will think that James took the family to an Aryan Nation compound! :o

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Peter_Suciu wrote:In this PC world you have to be careful when the kids are asked, "what did you do for your summer vacation" and they say "we visited an old guy in Idaho and shot a machinegun!" Some people back east will think that James took the family to an Aryan Nation compound! :o
We ran the arian nation out of Idaho and gave their compound to a grandmother and her grandson who they insulted and threatened....result!
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Post by Gustaf » Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:08 pm

James did not6 mention the problems he had while he was here, I am not allowed to elaborate on the proceedings but I can post the photo as it has been released for public publication.
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Post by 911car » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:12 pm

[quote="Gustaf"]James did not6 mention the problems he had while he was here, I am not allowed to elaborate on the proceedings but I can post the photo as it has been released for public publication.

Did he steal the ambulance?

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Gustaf wrote:James did not6 mention the problems he had while he was here, I am not allowed to elaborate on the proceedings but I can post the photo as it has been released for public publication.

Did he steal the ambulance?
Worse, but I can not say anything until after the trial,
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Post by joerookery » Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:54 am

I think I saw his picture in the post office! It really is too bad he has such a nice family and they had no idea. :ANGRY:
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Post by joerookery » Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:55 am

He has lost a lot of weight though – must help when you're squeezing through the bars. I might actually lose some weight. I am on day six of my self-imposed no alcohol regime. What is this world coming to?
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You are on the same diet as James? Alcohol is not usually on a prison diet. Oddly enough, there are booking photos of his whole family, but they were booked and released.
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Post by J.LeBrasseur » Wed Jul 29, 2015 6:30 pm

Fun to pick on me when I am on the road and cannot defend myself, I hope all know the Mug shot is a tourist thing in Rupert, Idaho.

Gus made me take my hat off, so on a 90 plus degree day I looked really special

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Post by Gustaf » Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:09 pm

J.LeBrasseur wrote:Fun to pick on me when I am on the road and cannot defend myself, I hope all know the Mug shot is a tourist thing in Rupert, Idaho.

Gus made me take my hat off, so on a 90 plus degree day I looked really special

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James is delusional, it was never 90+ while he was here, and there are no tourists or tourist things in Rupert, just a strict rule that you have to tap your toes when in the public restroom so others know you are there and do not come into the stall.
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Post by ebeeby » Thu Jul 30, 2015 12:51 am

Totally. Awesome. Thanks for sharing!

As for the airplane, two words: duct tape!

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Post by Gustaf » Thu Jul 30, 2015 1:25 am

ebeeby wrote:Totally. Awesome. Thanks for sharing!

As for the airplane, two words: duct tape!
Been done, years ago I lost oil pressure and had to make an emergency landing on a county road between power lines and as I was coasting to a stop, we noticed that the mailbox had a set of antlers on it that were too high to clear. It took a full role of duct tape to cover the hole.
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Post by joerookery » Thu Jul 30, 2015 7:41 am

I hope all know the Mug shot is a tourist thing in Rupert, Idaho.
Yeah right. Rupert is a big tourist trap. People come from miles around just to see Rupert. Tell us another one.
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Post by Gustaf » Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:34 am

joerookery wrote:
I hope all know the Mug shot is a tourist thing in Rupert, Idaho.
Yeah right. Rupert is a big tourist trap. People come from miles around just to see Rupert. Tell us another one.
Hey James, you forget, Joe has been to Rupert!
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Post by b.loree » Sat Oct 10, 2015 4:37 pm

Only in the good old USA could the kids fire off a few rounds on a "30" !! Hot damn, I am going to have to head out to Idaho one of these summers :)
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