Godspeed Ed Ryan

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AoT wrote: Wed Jul 26, 2023 9:32 pm IIs the address in Brentwood still the one? Thanks.
Yes, still there.
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Nice to hear from you Audrey. Hope all is well!
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Thanks Mike. I'm still able to walk and chew gum at the same time!! I miss NY but making things work in NC. Stay safe and keep up the good work!! :P

Give Carol my best next time you get together.
Keep working at it and it gets done!!
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Picked up Ed's old Escort from Carol. Took the wheel to it and cut the paint twice before a coat of wax. Painted the steelies and polished the chrome rings before installing a "near NOS" set of center caps he had stashed in the rear seat. Other than a little whiskey dent and some garage rash she looks like new. Needs a bit of a tune up, is most happy when warm. AC blows colder than Glenn's heart. Radio leaves a little to be desired. Will get a Retrosound into it eventually so it can be an enjoyable round-towner, but it is a confident little car that feels like it would do fine on a longer trip.
I think this is what Ed would have had planned for it.

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I don't think I ever saw this car. Good luck with it.
I'm not an air cooled snob , I like them all !
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ObnoxiousBlue wrote: Thu Aug 17, 2023 8:35 am ......... AC blows colder than Glenn's heart.

....literally laughed coffee out of my nose at my computer
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ObnoxiousBlue wrote: Thu Aug 17, 2023 8:35 am ......... AC blows colder than ice in Mike's mouth.
Fixed for you.
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Glenn wrote: Mon Aug 21, 2023 4:36 pm
ObnoxiousBlue wrote: Thu Aug 17, 2023 8:35 am ......... AC blows colder than ice in Mike's mouth.
Fixed for you.
What you and I do in the privacy of each other's company is between us!
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ObnoxiousBlue wrote: Tue Aug 22, 2023 12:35 pm
Glenn wrote: Mon Aug 21, 2023 4:36 pm
ObnoxiousBlue wrote: Thu Aug 17, 2023 8:35 am ......... AC blows colder than ice in Mike's mouth.
Fixed for you.
What you and I do in the privacy of each other's company is between us!
Were you with James Burke again?
https://longisland.news12.com/officials ... is-morning

Ed would of laughed his A$$ off hearing that Burke was arrested again.
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Not my type... Ed would have known that! 8-)
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Yup. This thread took a turn I expected a thread about Ed to take :lol:
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Saturday, Dec 2., before we head over to the Home Town Cafe, a few of us are going to meet at Oakwood Cemetery to decorate Ed’s grave for the holidays.
We’ll meet there at 1130, if you’re not sure where to go you can meet me and follow me down.
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I'm in
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There.
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See you there.
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I got a small fake tree and some battery powered lights for the grave. Feel free to bring anything you want to leave.
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First years try... i'll get more locations next year.

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Love ya Ed.
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For those that were not around back then or don't remember.... Classic Carol.

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  • SEQUOIA!
  • Richie
  • SambaJoe's 67 and the TINIEST trailer that somehow they all fit in
  • Glenn's car - the last time it touched grass
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ObnoxiousBlue wrote: Tue Mar 12, 2024 8:53 am
  • SEQUOIA!
  • Richie
  • SambaJoe's 67 and the TINIEST trailer that somehow they all fit in
  • Glenn's car - the last time it touched grass
All amazing feats!
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Glenn wrote: Tue Jun 20, 2023 8:48 pm Image
Just looked back at this photo while cleaning up here.
Sad to think half the guys in this photo are gone...
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I'm still here.
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Glenn wrote: Thu Mar 21, 2024 3:53 pmI'm still here.
Given the options - as abrasive as you are - we're glad for it...
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ObnoxiousBlue wrote: Fri Mar 22, 2024 7:37 am
Glenn wrote: Thu Mar 21, 2024 3:53 pmI'm still here.
Given the options - as abrasive as you are - we're glad for it...
Abrasive can be good.

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Happy 60th birthday.

You are missed.

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