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Dead Men Tales: Thankful

HeatingHelp Posts: 465
edited November 2020 in THE MAIN WALL

Some stories are as worn as old work boots because we just can’t resist hearing them again and again. Take these stories, for instance. We're very thankful for these memories and for the people we've shared them with. And we're thankful for you. Happy Thanksgiving!



  • Larry Weingarten
    Larry Weingarten Member Posts: 2,294
    Hello, I've heard some of these stories before and really, they just never get old. I can just feel myself trying to hold that bag of water! :p

    Yours, Larry
  • RonGallant
    RonGallant Member Posts: 5
    Thanks for sharing Dan. As always, from the heart. When you get a chance, perhaps share a story or 2 about the steam system at the Dakota.
  • mvickers
    mvickers Member Posts: 6
    What are ya doin Dan?
  • BobC
    BobC Member Posts: 5,232
    Your comment about taking breaks when tackling a tough problem is true, those little breaks let your mind look at things from different points of view. people would look askance at me when I'd head to the office for a little break but one of those different pov's always seemed to fix the problem.

    We have a light rain falling in Boston on this Thanksgiving morn, there won't be any high school football because of the pandemic but we really do a lot to be thankful for. The political scene looks like it will become a lot calmer and that should lower the tension around us. One of the curses of old age is watching people drop off one by one but I can still remember the words of my deceased friends and relatives. Their wisdom and wit will carry me through to that distant shore.
    Smith G8-3 with EZ Gas @ 90,000 BTU, Single pipe steam
    Vaporstat with a 12oz cut-out and 4oz cut-in
    3PSI gauge
    Larry Weingarten
  • garfieldsimons
    garfieldsimons Member Posts: 5
    I know those bathrooms well. Finished a freezing March parade for Tartan Day and ended up in the park. Those bathrooms had hot air dryers which were heaven for a kilted frozen piper.
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,445
    Retired and loving it.
  • RandyG
    RandyG Member Posts: 5
    I introduced your podcast to my buddy Ron who's a PTAC specialist in NYC. He's lovin it and can't get enough. He's a worthy Wethead. He has interesting stories of working in the Dakota as a youngster with his dad and had the privilege to step into John & Yoko's pad. A few years back I connected him with an HVAC company that was looking for a specialist for a delicate project and wouldn'tcha know it; Sir Paul's apartment! What are the chances - two of the fab four! He's modest about both experiences. I was pissed he didn't call on me to assist.
    Today marks the 40th of Lennon's untimely death. John said it first, but I can hear these words in your voice, "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." Keep inspiring...thanks.
    Erin Holohan Haskell
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,445
    Great story, @RandyG! Thanks. 
    Retired and loving it.