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It's been a while

Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by 99dragon99, Sep 13, 2017.

  1. 99dragon99

    99dragon99 G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    Hey friends!

    It's been while since I've been here. It's nice to see that some familiar names are still posting.

    For those that know me... There have been many things going on. I have been absent because life happens. Here's the short list:

    I'm still doing the same job, but working from home for the most part.
    I moved to Texas. 9" of rain helped the yard, thanks to Harvey.
    My wife and I are less than 2 weeks away from having a bouncing little boy.
    I built a cradle from a Cypress tree that fell at my FIL's ranch.
    I'm building a crib out of the same.
    I'm selling my Audi TDI (scandal payout) and buying my wife a truck.
    My Dad passed on my birthday.
    I have 10 new rifles/pistols (the rest will be auctioned off).
    My wife agrees with me building a shop.
    I got drunk one night and mowed over a tomato cage and have to sharpen the blades and replace the belt. (I still want to know what that thing was doing in the yard)

    That's about it. I can't promise I'll be back on a regular basis, so many projects and so little time.

    It's been a wild ride for a while...

    Live for the day, because you never know...
  2. runfiverun

    runfiverun G&G Evangelist

    you gonna hang around,,, maybe?
    we been having fun recently.
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  3. Wicked109

    Wicked109 G&G Evangelist

    Poke your head in from time to time and let us know how you are doing. I know work, life, and kiddos take a lot of time. Glad you did check in though, like Runfiverun said, it's been fun lately.
  4. grizcty

    grizcty God, Guns, Glory Forum Contributor

    Glad you checked in, and welcome back Stephen.
    Been a wondering about you.
    Have not seen many posts, since the wedding and big move.
    Sounds like you have been busy baby making. ;)
    That fancy Audi would not look right with a baby bag, and baby seat. :p
    Sorry to hear about your Dad. I guess there wont be a canoe trip this year either.

    Keep in touch buddy.
    As you know, I am still praying for you.
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  5. 99dragon99

    99dragon99 G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    The fancy Audi would look great with a baby bag, but because of the diesel scandal, I can get a really good down payment for a truck for it. I also have dad's car.

    The canoe trip is on hold for a while. But I am more than happy to have a little boy that I can teach all that stuff to.

    Thanks for your prayers! They worked!
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  6. chesterwin

    chesterwin G&G Evangelist

    If you still have the number... Glad to hear life is perky for you!
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  7. CopperniX

    CopperniX Forum Fanatic Staff Member

    Well lookie here boys we gots one of them there fancy fellers with an Audi. Haha just had to be done welcome back.
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  8. runfiverun

    runfiverun G&G Evangelist

    if it's an AUDI A-8, or a TTI, I ain't sayin nuthin.
    but if it's just an A-6 or just a TT phhhfffft.
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  9. 870shooter1

    870shooter1 G&G Evangelist

    Welcome back, amigo!

    Don't be as long between visits, okay?
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  10. neophyte

    neophyte Wonderment :) Forum Contributor

    99dragon99: Sir, We celebrate "Mrs'99dragon99" and yawls bringing
    new "baby'99dragon99'boy" :)

    Too; We celebrate "Father'99dragon99" new life.

    Thanks for sharing :)
    Do return :) Sharing new-fatherhood adventures :)
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  11. Kmcdowell

    Kmcdowell G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    Omaha NE
    I had two Audis in my lifetime. Years ago I had an Audi 200 turbo and it was a nice car and lasted me quite a while with it's unusual 5 cylinder engine. More recently, I tried my luck with an A4 and it was a real pain in the neck. Every time I turned around, I was dropping 500 to 1000 dollars into it and it went bye bye toward a new Chevy pickup.

    By the way, thanks for stopping by and keeping us up to date.
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  12. Congratulations on your son! Do poke your head in as you can so we know you and yours are doing well.
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  13. Cyrano

    Cyrano Resident Curmudgeon Forum Contributor

    New York
    Glad to hear from you.
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  14. CountryBoy

    CountryBoy G&G Evangelist

    Sounds like you've been busy. Life can surely get that way. Congrats on the young'un. Stop in when ya can.
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  15. jwrauch

    jwrauch G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    Good to hear from you . Congratulations on the boy. Stay in touch.
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  16. animalspooker

    animalspooker G&G Evangelist

    Congrats on the baby boy! And its glad to hear that I'm not the only one who likes to mow in the dark...while drunk (or getting there)...while enjoying a my boxer shorts!

    You've been missed dragon!
  17. 99dragon99

    99dragon99 G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    Here's the little dragon... These 3D ultrasounds are a blast. Got to watch him yawn and play with his toes.

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  18. 99dragon99

    99dragon99 G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    Here is the cradle, I just need to put the finish on it and it's ready for Lil Dragon.

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  19. animalspooker

    animalspooker G&G Evangelist

    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARGH! Those pictures scare me. Congrats though!
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  20. It's beautiful! He's going to be one lucky little dragon when he gets here. :)
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