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Old 08-26-2008, 07:07 PM   #21
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Old 08-26-2008, 08:26 PM   #22
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1. Ride a motorcycle at 120 mph - did that.
2. Learn to fly an airplane - did that.
3. Survive 29 years of law enforcement with limbs and mind (more or less) intact - did that.
4. Learn how to relax - still working on that.
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Old 08-26-2008, 10:13 PM   #23
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This may sound corny but I have a great wife, kids, and grand kids, we live in our dream house, we have traveled the world. I don't feel there is anything I 'have' to do, yet it is great to get up each day and just do the things we want to do and not do the things we don't.
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Old 08-26-2008, 10:16 PM   #24
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This may sound corny but I have a great wife, kids, and grand kids, we live in our dream house, we have traveled the world. I don't feel there is anything I 'have' to do, yet it is great to get up each day and just do the things we want to do and not do the things we don't.
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Old 08-26-2008, 10:50 PM   #25
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Grow another inch or two...
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I've shrunk half an inch....wait...are we talking about the same thing?
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Another inch or two in biceps measurement of course. What were you thinking of?
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Another inch or two in biceps measurement of course. What were you thinking of?
C'mon Sarah....answer the man. What were you thinking of?
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Turns out that Randy Johnson and Alice Cooper (now theres a combination) own a sports bar/restaurant together.

On the menu is a huge hot dog called "Randy's Big Unit".

And yes, Tony Bourdain has eaten Randys Big Unit.

There is also the Homewrecker, made by a funky food outfit that Guy Fieri visited.

And the worlds longest hot dog...
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Before I ER'd I had a multi-page list (6-8 pages on a legal pad) of all sorts of stuff that (at that point in time) I thought that I really wanted to do/see after I ER'd and (obviously ) before I died. I spent months pondering and jotting down all these great & marvelous things.......I lost the list! Don't have any idea where it is! Don't even care either!

I've since boiled it way down:

#1 -- "Enjoy life to it's fullest, and do whatever I find that interests me at any given point in time."

It's simple....concise....guilt-free (if I don't get around to doing something)....easily amended and/or added to....not burdensome......not rushed or coerced....and best of all, evenly balanced & self-paced. "Life at the Speed of ME!
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Forget what day it is, just once
Been doing THAT for years. Have gotten much better at it since June. (Much to my wife's chagrin.)

This sounds kind of like a bucket list. I'll play.

I want to ride my motorcycle from Key West FL to Prudhoe Bay AK.
I want to golf PAR, just once!!
I want to teach my grandson to ride motorcycles.
I want to build at least one boat that works.
I want to learn to play guitar.
I want to learn to make a GOOD sausage gravy & biscuits.

Ummm, I think that's about it, actually.
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Figure out if okra is edible or if it's just a big joke.
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Figure out if okra is edible or if it's just a big joke.
Khan, were it possible to send you some properly southern fried okra, I swear I would. But the others are playing a terrible joke on you to convince you it is edible in any other form.

It is funny about you thinking it inedible. For many years there ran a column in the Charleston Post and Courier by "Ashley Cooper" (the name of two of our rivers) and the column railed against okra being called edible! The column was actually written by Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Jr. who wrote Cheaper by the Dozen and was a Charleston resident for many years until his death in 2001. Here was one of his poems on okra:
"What is full of slime and hooey,
Makes the stomach loop-the-loop?
What is slippery and gluey?
Greasy, gooey OKRA SOUP."

Obit here is pretty funny, actually.
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You should have gone to the fair...they had stations set up for people to try it. Gabe was interested but a little confused about the whole thing...
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I would have gone to the fair. But someone told me the food sucked and dont go...
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