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Old 03-07-2009, 03:52 PM   #1
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Good News !

Way too much doom'n gloom ... so what's the GOOD NEWS?!

I had a physical last week ... everything is peachy. Here's to good health!

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Old 03-07-2009, 03:53 PM   #2
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Yeah, DW and I are also in great health. Only problem is that it now looks like we'll out live our money.
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Old 03-07-2009, 04:01 PM   #3
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Posted an ad on craigslist last night to sell my 18 ft deck utility trailer. By 3PM my pocket is much better padded (wadded?), someone is happy new owner a trailer.
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Old 03-07-2009, 04:22 PM   #4
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Way too much doom'n gloom ... so what's the GOOD NEWS?!

I had a physical last week ... everything is peachy. Here's to good health!

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My colonoscopy looked so good, they took pictures...

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Old 03-07-2009, 04:28 PM   #5
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(not to jinx it, but) looks like our rental house is going to sell ....
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Old 03-07-2009, 04:41 PM   #6
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I still have enough left to stay in the country club.
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Old 03-07-2009, 04:44 PM   #7
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I still have enough left to stay in the country club.
Sleeping in your car in the parking lot?
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Old 03-07-2009, 05:00 PM   #8
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I have a long list...here are the high points...
I passed my recent colonoscopy.
The snow is melting. In fact, I saw a tiny patch of real ground and myrtle around the trunk of my maple tree in the back yard.
dh2b continues to say he wants to marry me when I turn 55, in spite of my reticent verbal habits.
I'm having lobster for dinner tomorrow.
Go ahead and top that!
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DH is home after putting 885 miles on his motorcycle...he's cheated death once again!
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DH is home after putting 885 miles on his motorcycle...he's cheated death once again!
He was celebrating his graduation into retirement? Good for him! (Good for you he got the cheating death part right).

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Old 03-07-2009, 05:07 PM   #11
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Here are a few good things:

It's 74 now and DH is sparking up the grill for some steaks.

My most recent foster kitten found a great new home this week.

I went to the Dr. for a check-up and everything is A-OK.
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He was celebrating his graduation into retirement? Good for him! (Good for you he got the cheating death part right). R
Yes. He and his retired doc buddy (that he went to college with in the 70's) connected last year; so for a celebration, they had to hit the road. I think they are starting a competition to see who will look like biker trash first.

Thanks...yeah, I'm glad he's home.
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Yes. He and his retired doc buddy (that he went to college with in the 70's) connected last year; so for a celebration, they had to hit the road. I think they are starting a competition to see who will look like biker trash first.

Thanks...yeah, I'm glad he's home.
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Old 03-07-2009, 05:29 PM   #14
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I didn't step in the pile of digested dog food that Omar the neighborhood cur usually leaves right next to my mailbox.
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Old 03-07-2009, 05:37 PM   #15
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With my "biker trash" remark I was talking about the fact that neither one of them has had their hair cut in three months.......

Now for carpet burns.............
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Old 03-08-2009, 11:16 AM   #18
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We have our home, our health, and each other.

I have 800 miles on the new motorcycle, having fun with that. However, I still feel compelled to get a haircut every three or four weeks. Not ready to sport a gray ponytail just yet.

DW will graduate in two months with her BA degree that she started on 20+ years ago. Family is planning a big party that she doesn't know about yet, and there is an empty diploma frame on the wall here waiting to be filled.

I found a job with a 3.4 mile commute that pays for experience and toys like a motorcycle and will recoup the deferred comp. account losses in a year. No paperwork, no heavy lifting involved.

Spring is coming. Yesterday was over 70 degrees.

Shall I go riding, or go fishing? Decisions, decisions....
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Way too much doom'n gloom ... so what's the GOOD NEWS?!

I had a physical last week ... everything is peachy. Here's to good health!

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(1) I am still on track to retire as planned. What could be better than that?

(2) The dentist didn't find any problems last week.

(3) After a month of panic I found my paper proof of registration that is always supposed to be in the car. It was hiding in the glove compartment where it is supposed to be. This will save me the hassle of dealing with the Office of Motor Vehicles to get a copy.

(4) My daughter has decided on a wedding date in October, and bought a stunning wedding dress that cost half of what I expected. And her fiance not only has a stable job with health insurance, but also seems like a good person.
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