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Old 05-22-2005, 08:27 PM   #1
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I have been feeling a little sentimental this weekend, my 40th birthday was yesterday and today we went to my favorite locally restaurant. My wife and I have been going to this restaurant since it opened 16 years ago, the owner was in tonight and dropped a bomb on us telling us this was the last night for the restaurant because he was being forced out by the building owner who was not renewing his contract and raising his monthly rent by $3000.00 a month.

I was devastated, we stayed for a while reminisced and took pictures and said our goodbye'*.

When I got home I took out a book I received a couple Christmas'* ago called "This is New York" which is a compilation of photographs of the 9-11 World Trade Center attacks (you can find this book at a Discovery Store or good bookstore near you). I look through this book every now and then to remind myself of the horror of what the country went through that day and to be thankful for my family, my health and the life I enjoy.

But fate was not done throwing me curve balls today as I came across a picture I had never notices before, it'* not a very powerful picture, it doesn't depict human loss or the dominating human spirit to go on but it was bitter sweet never the less, most of you should recognize the vehicle in this picture.





With my family all around me yesterday I was feeling pretty good but today just stinks.
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You still got us, bud. And happy 40th! 2 more years for me, I just turned 38 on the 9th.
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Is that a fire hose in that Bonny?
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Is that a fire hose in that Bonny?
Yup, they must have thrown it in there to get it off the street.
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You still got us, bud. And happy 40th! 2 more years for me, I just turned 38 on the 9th.
Thanks Bill, I don't remember being 20 so I am not too thrilled about being 40. Perhaps smoking a couple ricers tomorrow will make me feel better.
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uh uh! That was a factory option!
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Happy belated birthday. I will be 40 in October and I don't look forward to it. I just keep telling myself that age is just a number.

Hang in there. Tomorrow is another day.
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You still got us, bud. And happy 40th! 2 more years for me, I just turned 38 on the 9th.
Thanks Bill, I don't remember being 20 so I am not too thrilled about being 40. Perhaps smoking a couple ricers tomorrow will make me feel better.



It ain't soooo bad!!!!!!!!!!

I turned 40 back in December and things just keep getting better!!!!!!!!

If you really want to feel like a kid again,go find a nice long stretch of road wit 6 or 7 cars in front of ya,open that */C up and pass all 6 or 7 at about 110 mph. Believe me it will give ya goosebumps and get ya heart racing........Does mine!!!!!!!!!
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If you really want to feel like a kid again,go find a nice long stretch of road wit 6 or 7 cars in front of ya,open that */C up and pass all 6 or 7 at about 110 mph. Believe me it will give ya goosebumps and get ya heart racing........Does mine!!!!!!!!!
Good advice.... it'* probably why I bought the car back in January knowing this day would finally be here.
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