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Old 12-26-2017, 02:55 PM   #1
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OK, fess up, what did Santa bring you ?

Yes, we are all a bit long in the tooth (for those of us still with teeth) but enjoy giving and getting during the Christmas time of the year. I gave generously and received more than I expected; two nice UA golf shirts, UA golf wind breaker, UA golf pants and three dozen golf balls (Pro Vs, Callaway Chrome Soft and Bridgestone 330s). Besides feeling like a walking ad for Under Armour I am feeling blessed. As for the golf balls, I don't lose them, I wear them out and have three dozen still in the que so I'm good.

And what did Santa or anyone else bring you this 2017 Christmas ?
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And what did Santa or anyone else bring you this 2017 Christmas ?
I got a brand spankin' new Ariens 24-inch Deluxe snow thrower. If I'm lucky we won't see snowflake one for at least a few years.
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Old 12-26-2017, 03:32 PM   #4
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I got a new wetsuit for cold-weather whitewater. Itís a two-piece, replacing the 30 year old farmer john style that I have been wearing. Two-piece is clutch as it will allow for pit stops without having to take off the dry top I wear as my outer layer.

Thereís an old joke: There are two kinds of people. Those who pee in their wetsuit and those that lie about it.
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Old 12-26-2017, 03:38 PM   #6
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Thereís an old joke: There are two kinds of people. Those who pee in their wetsuit and those that lie about it.
Reminds me of an old cartoon - A drawing of Charlie Brown wearing a suit was in the court clerk's office for years. The caption:

"Doing a good job around here is like wetting your pants in a dark suit. It gives you a warm feeling but nobody notices."
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DW and I got a fleece blanket imprinted with some really nice photos of our grandchildren. I got "The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought Kindle Edition"
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Two necklaces ,Two bracelets and a very large gift card for JJill . I am so happy !
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I tell my wife I’m the richest man on earth and don’t need anything and she obliges, I did get a Roku and some clothes from siblings and a box of chocolates with $100 from mom, a few nick nack stuff from friends
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A bottle of Pinot Noir, a bottle of Johnnie Walker Double Black, and news of twin grandchildren due in July. And no, I havenít opened the scotch or wine yet.
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A Roomba. I don't actually have it yet. My son is a last minute Christmas shopper but it's supposed to arrive day after tomorrow. Really excited Now if they can just figure out how to make the rest of the house self-cleaning.
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At this stage in our lives, we are more into giving than receiving. This year I told my wife that I wanted to do something outstanding. We talked it over and decided to give my son my Rolex Submariner. My wife gave it to me for our 25th wedding anniversary in 1997. I am worried that if I had a medical emergency or was in an accident, those that answer the call may not be so kind to me and might take the watch and I'd never see it again. Better to give it up now and see my son enjoy it.
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Some home made brownies, a plate of home made turtles, and some sugared walnuts. I know some fine cooks!
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We don't exchange gifts, but we did purchase quite a few goodies during the November Black Friday time period. So far, we bought two iPhone X's, an iPad Pro, an Apple Watch Series 3, and a Tivo. We also purchased a couple of back massagers for our offices. I think we're done buying stuff for quite a while now.
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