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A Story

So when I went on the cruise in January I kept running in to this guy at the bar. ( Not that I hung out at the bar ) And we struck up some conversations. I even talked him into upgrading his drink package. Probably about the forth time I seen him we were talking and he said something about his life, divorce, his second wife chipped in and how he still had to work. ( He was 70) He did't have a hard life, could have passed off for 60ish. We were talking about our travels and I said something to th

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It has been awhile !

It's been awhile since I have posted anything. Life has been too busy, needs to slow down a little. Everything is going well. We just got back from a Eastern Caribbean Cruise that went to San Juan, St Thomas, and St Maarten. The change in the weather was nice as we left Jan 10th and ended Jan 17th. I was in the 70's and 80's while back home it was terrible weather. Of course it was also nice the Buckeye's won the National championship. So some changes in the same ol' life. Only gained about 3 po

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Lindsey Sterling

Lindsey Sterling is amazing. Lzzy Hale is guest vocals from Halestorm. . They have several videos on You Tube.

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Just call me "Mr Lucky"

This past week we went camping with some out of state friends and all the family at a local campground. I took a few days off of work and was able to get a site on a short notice. We headed out. It was the first time I pulled our rv with the new truck. It was about an hour and a half drive. We got about 12 miles from the campground a a little old lady passed me when I was turning onto another highway. ( i am not making this up) Beeping her horn and pointing to the back of my rv. i finished the

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1975

Ok . Bon Scott is awesome and Angus Young. Well is Angus. Now I was very young when this one came out. : ) T.N.T.

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Memories

Kind of like a legacy. Your gone and what you leave is memories. : ) I will have plenty. I want it that way. Some good…. some…. well, maybe not as good. But still some story to tell. I have been very unpredictable after my stroke. My family has always stood by me. From my anger of having a stroke, myself dealing with the deficits of the stroke and my own acceptance. My family has always stood by my side, even when it was'nt very pretty. I am by no means an angel. Sometimes I do fall from the sk

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Just some added stress

Truck drama…. I sold my beloved truck last year and have to replace it. That is if i want to pull my Airstream this summer. But it has been very stressful. My BIL owns a car lot and sells trucks as Fleet sales. So I am able to "twist" the system a little and get the fleet discount for my personal truck.( Better then employee pricing) So I ordered one. I started the process about three months ago. And it looks like in another month I should have it delivered. So I get on all the truck websites

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These Times are Hard

I know I like to enhance your lives with music..... and just so happens that Red Light Kings have a little bit of ink of the arms. This one is pretty easy to listen too and the lyrics are pretty cool. And sometimes..... Times are hard Terry

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Stroke Net Contest!!!

So maybe an extended blog or maybe not. i want to have a StrokeNet challenge. I want another tattoo. I have several ideas. Anything ranging from a tree of souls with blackbirds to the Sun and Moon to a Skull with wings. I was also thinking of a compass with roses or a spartan helmet with skull and a shield with a survivor ribbon. Some of my ideas. of course it would probably be the entire arm including my original tattoo. I seem my dads arms at his age and I might as well cover mine with some i

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Zanax Class 8!

So all the crap I had to deal with I had to change my Family Practitioner and she was not buying the Zanax prescription. I take extended release Zanax for my anxiety. Part or my side effects of my stroke. Well my first visit did not go well. She wanted me to take a pee test every week. Which I thought was excessive as I have been under care for the last seven years. She then recanted to every month. And gave me examples of some 80 year old man that would give his prescriptions away. I told her I

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DRAMA......

Drama. It's what has been the center of my attention lately. My Dad just went through a heart cath and they found an artery that was 90% blocked. It started with him becoming ill with the flu. Due to his heart ( right side only working at 10% he had some issues. His specialist did a heart cath and put a stent to open the artery. He did not have any damage to his heart. He was very lucky. But my sister, my mom, my dad are stating he did indeed have a heart attack. His specialist, his doctor and I

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Did I tell Ya I hate hospitals......

My Dad went in to the hospital Tuesday, he had to have a heart cath done to check for some abnormals from failing his stress test a few weeks ago. I drove my Mom and Dad in as my Mom refuses to drive. We get to the CiCU unit for the cath. I hate this place. Reminds me when I was in the hospital. I went up to the nurses station and looked at the board. There were 10 scheduled for the day. Same doctor. His name is Arapor. I paused and asked the nurses if I was in the right place ( always key) and

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Hmm... I am a Republican!!!

So I went to a Ducks Unlimited banquet tonight and the quest speaker was Rob Portman ( Ohio) He had a nice little story to tell about his model 12 Remington and his grandfather. His aid thought I had a deep carry voice as I did. But the bonehead did not need to tell me that. i did not disrupt Portman's speech... But for some reason his aid was to the extreme. I am a republican but... not a Portman fan.. So I will keep my voice and ol' Portman can keep his and his aid well ,,,,,, he can stay ho

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Made it back!!

Made it back from Antigua. Very interesting trip. When we flew into Atlanta we had what the pilot described as a "landing miss". As we approached the runway for landing they suddenly aborted and began to climb. Not a very good feeling. I guess due to the storm and tornado sitings we stayed in a holding pattern for about an hour. The airport was completely shutdown. When we did finally land we rushed to our connecting flight. Waited another hour and a half for every to board and headed out on the

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When will I act my age?

Not me. Probably never. Why should I? I want just to be recalled a few times after I'm gone. I live a little fast. I ride a motorcycle on plavix and aspirin, and of course shorts and flip flops. I have one tattoo and want more. i have a few ideas just need to get it done. I am coming up on 51 soon and I have no plans to slow down. I am in a good place..... how long I have no idea. I am going to enjoy it though, and live each day like it was the last. Oh.... and i still like this music. Weird hu

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Setting Goals.... Antigua here I come!

So i had a personal goal set for myself that I would be at a certain weight by Jan. 11. I did't make it. So initially i bought all the clothes I would need for my trip I am going on. I did't realize how large of a goal I set. ( The summer clearance at Macy's was cheap, bargain shopping!) Well i did not make my goal. I started the weight loss campaign about the 1st of November. I exercised and actually watched my diet. I was able to lose 23#. So not bad for 2 1/2 months. Not depressed.... just ha

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30 Years!

My wife and I this past October celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary. She might want to put in for some type of medal for putting up with me! We were married young, she was 19 and I was 20. Its been an interesting journey and would't change a thing. So we decided to celebrate the occasion by going somewhere this winter. I do not know how it happened but somehow I got conned into going to Antigua. it started out as a cruise, then was going to go to Jamaica, then turned into the Antigua trip. W

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2013 Devil's Staircase

I was here about two weeks ago. There was a grandmother that tried the hillclimb , she was 65 years old. She made it to the second hill before she wiped out. She was unbelievable! ( She was not seriously hurt) I would not even want to attempt something like this. Even when I was a little more stupid 30 years ago. It was defiantly an interesting event. Maybe about 20 to 30k people. They have been doing this hill climb for 64 years. We rode the bikes up, getting there was also interesting as it

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I lost my truck!

Well... not exactly! I sold it. And of all places on ebay. I tried to get my BIL to sell it (he has a car lot) but typically like a car salesman, he did not take any of my many hints. So I put an ebay ad together and listed my best friend! I bought it new so i was a little attached. 2004 model.... diesel..... DRW... King Ranch, hince the WiremanRanch started. Sold it.... to a guy in North Carolina. He bought it as a company truck. I was a little taken back by all that but hey... he bought it. T

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Walking lottery ticket.......

I was talking with this co-worker at lunch the other day. A guy we knew passed out behind the wheel of his car and crashed into a tree. My lunch buddy asked me how the retirement worked. He thought his wife would get nothing with his retirement and then we talked about life insurance. ( This is how smart he is) We have a policy at work that pays you 2x your yearly earnings as long as you are employed over and above your other life insurance policies. My lunch buddy said to me after that revalu

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The weather stopped me!

Ok.... I am usually adventurous and love to plan our camping trips. I have one planned for this week starting today. It was to Indiana near Bloomington on Lake Monroe. It is a beautiful lakefront site. The problem? I have an aluminum trailer (Airstream) and we have strong thunderstorms coming in later tonight with a good possibility of hail. So I am doing some downtime at home waiting until tomorrow to leave. I will have three days instead of four and it is still calling for thunderstorms 20-30%

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