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572 12/3/2019 11:31:00 PM Fall 1863 Union Message per msg 548 => Selma only has 6SPs to start...so taking Longstreet to Opelika w 6 will leave Selma with zero...furthermore AoMoLand will be able to intercept on a 1 - 3...

Still wish to move to Opelika?
571 12/3/2019 4:14:00 PM Fall 1863 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #94: 2 / Strategy Board
Union player may make a naval move with up to three SPs plus one general.

Message from Confederate:
activate Longstreet in Selma with 6 SP
move to Montgomery,AL Opelika,AL

Selma has: Beauregard + 2 SP
570 12/1/2019 10:26:00 PM Fall 1863 Union Message Your first card play, SUH!
569 11/17/2019 3:13:00 AM Fall 1863 Union Message Ewell is captured (bring back in during the next season) and his force wiped-out.
Yanks take 1SP casualty (n13) and may continue...

AoCumb moves first by converting Millen & dropping 1SP there - n12), then moves to Tennille (drops 1SP - n11), then moves to Warrenton, then to Augusta (converting the space. Done!

SW impact of Augusta's destruction:
-4 for the Rebs from 10- to 6-
+4 for the Yanks from 109+ to 113+

Over to your play, SUH!
568 11/17/2019 3:05:00 AM Fall 1863 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 3

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Message from Union:
You are quite right...

Battle for Millen (medium battle):
Yanks attacking with 14SPs, +2Gens, +4force...1st roll
Rebs defending with 2SPs, +1Gen...2nd roll
3rd roll for Ewell
567 11/16/2019 5:36:00 PM Fall 1863 Confederate Message buggers
ok, 14:2 or 7:1
so Union +4, + 2 for generals ( choose 2)
I get +1

oh boy! correct me if something is wrong , and please resolve the attack
566 11/16/2019 5:32:00 PM Fall 1863 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

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Message from Confederate:
I will try to retreat. success on 1
565 11/6/2019 5:45:00 PM Fall 1863 Union Message AoCumb will not use the Iron Bgd in the attack...
564 11/6/2019 5:44:00 PM Fall 1863 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #39: 2 / Draft Riots in New York
The Union must remove three SPs (Union chooses). If possible the SPs must come from Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, or Washington DC.

Message from Union:
AoCumb (n14) moves from Savannah to Millen to engage Ewell & his 2SPs...
563 11/6/2019 3:44:00 PM Fall 1863 Confederate Message no campaign
562 11/6/2019 3:44:00 PM Fall 1863 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 7 cards drawn.

561 11/4/2019 4:49:00 PM Fall 1863 Union Message Are you going to be campaigning, SUH?
560 11/4/2019 4:49:00 PM Fall 1863 Union Draw Strategy cards 7 cards drawn.

559 11/4/2019 4:49:00 PM Summer 1863 Union End Turn
558 11/4/2019 4:42:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message Polk to New Orleans, Johnston to Vicksburg
557 11/4/2019 4:42:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

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Message from Confederate:
one (higher roll) to Vicksburg, one (lower roll) to New Orleans

Polk
AS Johnston
556 11/3/2019 8:59:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message No Gen placement for me...

You have Polk & ASJohn to place, then we can deal the cards to see what the new season brings :-)
555 11/2/2019 4:29:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message no strategic moves. No need, since the front is everywhere. :)
554 10/31/2019 3:04:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message Yankee strats:
6 from Cairo (n0) to AoMoLand - n14
6 from Cinncy (n0) to AoCumb - n14
3 from WDC (n9) to Salisbury (NC) - n3
553 10/30/2019 4:52:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message no changes, go ahead with strategic moves.
552 10/25/2019 6:19:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Rebs have a LOT of troops! They keep re-generating fater than I can deal with them! Geez, gotta do somethin about that!

-I have Ewell still Millen with now 2SPs after re-inforcements.
-Vicksburg n3 after re-inforcements

If no changes in bringing in the new Reb troops, I will conduct my strat moves.
551 10/25/2019 4:01:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message CSA SW 10
550 10/25/2019 3:58:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message -2 SW
1 SP to Fernandina FL (2 SP)
1 SP to Mobile Alabama ( 1 SP )
1 SP to Sabine City 3 SP + Pemberton)
549 10/25/2019 3:53:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 4

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Message from Confederate:
WG
EG
SA
NA
548 10/25/2019 3:52:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message Do I still get some?

Ok

1: Selma, AL ( 6 total and Beauregard and Longstreet )
2: Little Rock, AR ( 3 total + smith )
3:Augusta, GA ( total 2 + Ewell )
4: St. marks, FL ( 3 total)
5: Marshall, TX ( 3 total + AP Hill)
6: Vicksburg, MS ( 2 total)
7: New Orleans, LA ( 3 total)
1 for MO to St. Louis ( Total 2 and van Dorn)


547 10/24/2019 2:57:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message Your reinforcements, SUH???
546 10/14/2019 7:38:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Yeah, I agree....my navy sucks! haven't been able to get the boats in the water at all!

Yank reinforcements:
8 to WDC - n12
6 to Cinncy - n6
4 to Cairo - n6
545 10/14/2019 7:29:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Yep, this is a nail biter! Gettin pretty hairy... :-)
544 10/14/2019 3:30:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message In case you are ok, please end the turn.
543 10/14/2019 3:29:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message Hope you had a fun high school reunion.
542 10/14/2019 3:29:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message No, you didnít.

Getting close.

Your navy doesnít shine, though. :)
541 10/8/2019 11:07:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message Will be going to my 55th High School Reunion from Thurs thru Sunday. Will do what I can till I leave and catch-up with things upon my return.
540 10/7/2019 12:31:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message What say you, SAH?
539 9/29/2019 11:00:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message Did I miss anything on the game board?
538 9/19/2019 12:40:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message End of the Summer 1863 turn stuff:
PCs placed =>
Rebs: STL
Yanks: Savannah

State Control & Raids =>
Tennessee goes over to the Yanks!
=10 for the Rebs from 22- to 12-

WW & Emancy(IN play): n/a

Attrit =>
Rebs:
-1 from ANV - n3
-1 from Selma - n5
-1 from Sabine - n2
Yanks:
-1 from AoPot - n4
-2 from AoCumb - n8
-2 from AoMissouri - n8
-2 from AoTenn - n9
-1 from Cairo - n2
-1 from WDC - n4

Blockade level - 1
Amphib level - 0

Did I miss anything?
537 9/19/2019 12:24:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message WOW, that was a totally unexpected move! Nice play!!
536 9/18/2019 6:06:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #7: 1 / Mud March
Interrupt enemy force currently moving to no more than one space of movement. (Converting a space counts as movement.) Applies to only one move during a Major or Minor campaign card, but not a special army-naval move.

Message from Confederate:
Rain stops the A o t Cumberland in Savannah
535 9/12/2019 5:45:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Want me to resolve the battle or do you retire, SUH?
534 9/2/2019 2:12:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #71: 3 / General Scott, The Anaconda Plan
The Union player may either increase the Blockade Level by one or increase the Amphibious Assault modifier by two.

Message from Union:
AoCumb (n10) moves from Charleston to Savannah...presume you do not want to intercept with Ewell...then moves to attack Ewell in Millen...your options...if no retirement, please resolve...will continue afterwards...
533 9/1/2019 4:40:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #78: 3 / Personal Advisor
Either player may remove or demote from army command one general for no SW penalty. Penalties for promoting a general with a lower political value still apply. OR remove ANY non-commanding general (even second in commands) from the game.

Message from Confederate:
Activate Longstreet in Jackson, MS. Move to Selma AL with 4 SP
532 9/1/2019 2:59:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message Your next card play SAH?
531 8/20/2019 3:29:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message I will be outta pocket till Sunday...going to an ACW wargamin weekend in Nashville with my buds. Have a good week and will check in with ya upon my return.
530 8/16/2019 2:12:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message Oops, made an incorrect calc:
-5SW for the Rebs from 22- to 17-
529 8/16/2019 2:11:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #61: 3 / Ship Island/Key West
Union Blockade Level is increased by one. In addition, if Fort Philip/Jackson does not contain a CSA SP place a friendly PC marker in that space.

Message from Union:
You know I live in STL, that's a nice compliment...it is a pretty good place to be! LOL

AoMoLand (n10) moves from Dalton to Kingston (converts), then to ATL (converts), then to Newman (converts)

SW impact of ATL being destroyed:
-5 for the Rebs from 20- to 15-
+5 for the Yanks from 109+ to 114+
528 8/15/2019 4:15:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message No, St. Louis is such a nice city.IVan Dorn stays and watches a cardinals game.
527 8/4/2019 7:21:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message VanDorn continues his trek??
526 7/19/2019 1:20:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message Rebs prevail...n2 and may continue...
525 7/19/2019 1:19:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

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Message from Union:
2nd Battle for STL (small):
Rebs attacking with 3SPs, +2 force, +1 Gen...1st roll
Yanks defending with 1SP...no mods...2nd roll
524 7/18/2019 6:45:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #92: 2 / Baltimore Revolts
Confederate may place a friendly PC marker in Baltimore, MD, if the space is vacant.

Message from Confederate:
Van Dorn tries again.
Activate Van Dorn in Rolla. Move to St. Louis

Round 2
523 7/15/2019 2:48:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Your next move, SUH?
522 7/5/2019 12:23:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message I will be outta pocket with the game till July 9th when I return from a sojourn to Louisville to help my daughter pack for her move to Carlisle, Pa
521 7/2/2019 3:44:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #114: 3 / Frederick Douglas
Union immediately receives five SPs for raising freemen Negro troops. The SPs can be placed in any single Union controlled space with a LOC in NJ, DE, PA or the space that contains the Union capital that does not contain Confederate SPs or forts. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Union:
AoMoLand (n10) moves from Chattanooga to Missionary Ridge (converts), then to Cleveland (converts), then to Dalton (converts)...done!
520 7/2/2019 3:37:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message VanDorn comes a knockin, but cann't quite get the job done this time...

1SP lost by the defiant Yanks - n1 in STL.
VanDorn looses 1SP in the affair (n3) in Rolla...poised for another try?
519 7/2/2019 3:35:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

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Message from Union:
Dang, the "back-door" is open and look who enters! Kinda dis-concerting that on the eve of the big Battle at Gettysburg the Rebs come marchin in to my home town of STL!

Battle at STL (med):
Rebs attacking with 4SPs, +1Gen...1st roll
Yanks defending with 2SPs, no mods! 2nd roll
518 7/2/2019 2:52:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #101: 3 / Chickamauga
Confederate Player may move 5 SPs using Strategic Movement (rail connections only) to the same space with a Confederate General who is then activated and must attempt to enter a space with at least one or more Union SPs or fort. If a general casualty occurs in a battle caused by this card, the Commanding General is eligible, this is an exception to the rules. See 4.5.

Message from Confederate:
Activate van Dorn in Springfield, MO
Move to Fayetteville,AR, pick up 1 SP,
Move to Springfield, Rolla and Jefferson City, pick up one SP
Attack St.Louis with 4 SP
517 6/29/2019 12:56:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message Your move my friend.
516 6/20/2019 2:05:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message Yanks eliminate the 2SPs but the Yanks take 1SP loss (n10) and continues by converting the space and then marches to Chattanooga and converts the space...DONE!

Glad to see you are back!! Unless you say "you quit", I will be here with ya to the bitter end! :-)
515 6/20/2019 2:02:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

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Message from Union:
Battle for Tullhoma (med):
Yanks attacking with 11SPs, +4force, +2Gens...1st roll
Rebs defending with 2SPs, no mods...2nd roll
514 6/20/2019 2:00:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #102: 3 / First Manassas
Confederate Player may move 2 SPs using Strategic Movement from the same space using rail connections only (5 space maximum) to the same space with a Confederate General who is then activated and must attempt to enter a space with at least one or more Union SPs or fort. OR play this card as an automatic 2 space interception. Intervening space must be friendly controlled and free of enemy SPs. The intervening space may be the one just exited by the moving enemy force. No Generals or SPs may be picked up or dropped off during the intercept.

Message from Union:
AoMoLand (n11) moves from Franklin to Murfreesboro (converts), then moves to Tullhoma to attack the 2SPs there...will do battle in a minute...
513 6/19/2019 3:55:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #117: 3 / Clandestine Blockade Runner Port
If the state of Florida and the St. Marks, Florida space is Confederate controlled, St. Marks is treated as a blockade runner port for the remainder of the game. Place (no LOC required) 2SPs and a fort (optional if available) in the St. Marks space. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
As on card. Sorry for the long absence. Thanks for not giving up on me.
512 6/5/2019 12:19:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Your next card play, SUH?
511 5/29/2019 9:29:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message Will be away from the game till Monday...have a great weekend and will catch up with things upon my return.
510 5/6/2019 9:28:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #41: 2 / Gov. Isham Harris, Tennessee Confederate
Confederate immediately places two SPs in any friendly controlled space in Tennessee with a LOC (both SPs are placed in the same space). SPs may not be placed in Pro-Union spaces or one occupied by Union SPs or a fort.

Message from Union:
AoTenn (n10) moves from Grand Jct to Humboldt (converts), then to Columbus (p/u 1SP - n11 & Columbus n0), then back to Humboldt, then to attack Memphis.

If no intercept with a card play...Memphis converted to Yankeedom.
Fort destroyed
Polk to the TRT to come back next season
-5 for the Rebs from 27- to 22-
+5 for the Yanks from 102- to 109+

Out of movement points so done! Over to you SUH!
509 5/6/2019 9:18:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Oops, sorry...from 106+ to 102-
508 5/6/2019 9:17:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Roger that...

Yank SW from 106+ to 101-
507 5/6/2019 4:51:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #50: 1 / CSS Sumter, Commerce Raider
Union SW reduced by one.

Message from Confederate:
Ok, all back to the start .
And again
Reduce 1 SW + - 3? For change of fortune?
506 5/6/2019 4:49:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Return Strategy card to hand #101: 3 / Chickamauga

Message from Confederate:
505 5/2/2019 6:22:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message remove with Longstreet?
504 4/30/2019 1:59:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message I'll be outta pocket with the game till I return from a visit to my In-Laws...probably Thurs. Hope you have a merry few days and see ya upon my return.
503 4/27/2019 1:15:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message Pondering the "re-move" ??
502 4/22/2019 1:43:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message AoTenn (n8) is in Grand Jct and capable of intercepting into Oxford.
AoMoLand (n11) is in Franklin, Tenn.

You will not be able to attack Franklin from Tuscumbia, nor the AoTenn.

re-consider your move?
501 4/20/2019 4:11:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #101: 3 / Chickamauga
Confederate Player may move 5 SPs using Strategic Movement (rail connections only) to the same space with a Confederate General who is then activated and must attempt to enter a space with at least one or more Union SPs or fort. If a general casualty occurs in a battle caused by this card, the Commanding General is eligible, this is an exception to the rules. See 4.5.

Message from Confederate:
Move 1 SP from Selma to Grenada, MO ( 2 SP left in Selma)
Activate Longstreet and 5 SP in Grenada, move to Decatur AL via Oxford, Corinth, Tuscumbia. Attack AotT.
500 4/2/2019 10:20:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Your play, SUH!
499 3/20/2019 5:15:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message ASJohn & Forrest to the turn record track; ASJohn coming back next season while Forrest comes back on Turn 12.

AoMoLand takes 1SP cas (n12)...and continues by dropping 1SP (n11) in Dover and moves back to Franklin (that was converted before the attack on Dover).

Over to you SUH!
498 3/20/2019 5:08:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 3

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Message from Union:
Battle for Dover, AGAIN! (med):
Yanks attacking with 13SPs, +2Gens, +4force, +2 for Rebs OOS => 1st roll
Rebs defending with 2SPs, +1Gen...2nd roll
3rd roll for Reb Gens
497 3/20/2019 5:03:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Both grandaughters did super...mostly in the top five positions of the eight person final heats...and beat their times by a bunch! Gosh, they had a load of medals comin out of that meet! Thanks for asking!

My daughter has definitely passed-along the "gene pool"...she also swam in High School & college.

Does yours have a specialty stroke? Sure is exciting to watch them, isn't it!??
496 3/19/2019 3:53:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message How did it go for your grandkids?
My daughter had a swimming contest too.

Got first place. But, only local, nothing big.

State contest sounds like something quite big.

One can already be proud if they qualify for that.
495 3/19/2019 3:51:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message Fails
Where is Forrest on your map?
494 3/19/2019 3:50:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

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Message from Confederate:
Interception
493 3/14/2019 3:02:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message I will be outta pocket with the game till Monday, 3/18 pm...going to watch the grandkids swim at the Kentucky States...will catch-up with things then.
492 3/5/2019 10:32:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Intercepting with the fellas at Dover? If not or if you are, mind if I roll the battle?
491 3/1/2019 3:24:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #21: 3 / Confederate Overseas Agent
Confederate immediately receives three SPs in any open Blockade Runner Port, no more than one SP per port, but more than one SP per Blockade Zone is permitted. If insufficient ports are available, the excess SPs are lost.

Message from Union:
AoMoLand (n13) moves from Bowling Green to Nashville (converts), then moves to Franklin...your options with ASJohn in Dover...

If no intercept, then converts Franklin & attacks Dover.

SW impact of the burning of Nashville:
-5 for the Rebs from 27- to 22-
+5 for the Yanks from 106+ to 111+
490 2/20/2019 3:13:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message Yes, Sounds ok
489 2/19/2019 3:03:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message I have 2SPs in Springfield, Louisiana...Take both SPs on the way to Grenada instead of taking 1SP from Vicksburg?
488 2/17/2019 1:48:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #129: 2 / USS Cairo Hits Mine and Sinks
Reduce Union Amphibious Assault modifier by 1. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Activate longstreet in New Orleans.
Pick up 1 SP in New Orleans ( 2 left)
Move to Springfield, LA, pick up the SP there.
Move on to Vicksburg,MS pick up 1 SP ( 1 left )
Move on to Jackson, MS, pick up the 2 SP there.
Move to Grenada, MS ( 8 movement points.
In Grenada: Longstreet and 5 SP
487 2/10/2019 9:56:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Your move, SUH?
486 2/2/2019 8:53:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Your first move of this new season, SUH?
485 1/22/2019 6:47:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Note => Ewell lost 2SPs in the battle at Charleston so n1 in Millen.

Over to you for your "re-buttle"
484 1/22/2019 6:44:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message AoCumb will NOT pursue the elusive Ewell!

Convert Savannah to Yankeedom and return to Charleston.
483 1/21/2019 5:44:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message Ewell and 2 SP retreat to Millen, GA
482 1/17/2019 11:19:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Do you "stand & fight" at Savannah, SUH?
481 1/10/2019 6:17:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Do you "stand & fight" at Savannah, SUH?
480 1/4/2019 11:40:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Iron Bgd will again be used in the affair if battle occurs!
479 1/4/2019 11:38:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Well, I be "dipped"...finally won that one! Dang hard fight!

AoCumb (n10) will continue by burning the town (converting), then attacking Savannah!
-3 SW fro the Rebs from 27- to 24-
+3 for the Yanks from 106+ to 109+

To you for resolution or for your retirement, SAH!
478 1/3/2019 2:51:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message CSA looses 2 SP and has to retreat
USA Looses 1 SP

Ewell and 1 SP retreat to Savannah
477 1/3/2019 2:49:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

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Message from Confederate:
USA +5 ( Elite, 2 Generals and +2 for 3:1 ( 11 against 3)
CSA +1
476 1/3/2019 2:38:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message Hi, fine to see you had a terrific Xmas and new year.

Well, letís see about the battle
475 12/30/2018 11:48:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Hope you are planning for a great 2019!

I spent the last two days with seven other fellas playing an American Civil War miniatures game...what fun! Just the way I wished to complete 2018 and begin a new one.

Over to you for battle resolution at Charleston.
474 12/26/2018 7:14:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Hope you had a terrific Christmas...mine was awesome!

Over to you for the resolution of the 2nd battle for Charleston! (much bone rolls, I hope!)
473 12/21/2018 5:55:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message I will be leaving for a visit with the grandkids on Sat, 12/22. Won't be back into the game till my return on the 26th.
Hope you have wonderful Christmas with family and friends!

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