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Re: This Calls For a Beer!
« Reply #30 on: March 17, 2011, 10:41:34 AM »
One more thing . . . my twins turn 6 today ;D  They were very excited, not just because of the presents but because they got to pick a lot of stuff that they usually have little or no control over.  They had pancakes and poached eggs on toast for breakfast, I drove them to school instead of them taking the bus, they're having fudgsicles and fruit-sicles at school, they'll take the bus home instead of going to the after school program at taekwondo, we'll have pizza and macaroni and cheese with a crust on top for dinner, and if I can find it we're going to watch Megamind tonight.  I think I'll meet them at the bus stop with balloons. :)  Very fun, happy day.

It really is great to see all of the positive stuff going on in people's lives.

Awesome.

And after all that you're going to need a beer!
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Re: This Calls For a Beer!
« Reply #31 on: March 17, 2011, 10:45:23 AM »
One more thing . . . my twins turn 6 today ;D  They were very excited, not just because of the presents but because they got to pick a lot of stuff that they usually have little or no control over.  They had pancakes and poached eggs on toast for breakfast, I drove them to school instead of them taking the bus, they're having fudgsicles and fruit-sicles at school, they'll take the bus home instead of going to the after school program at taekwondo, we'll have pizza and macaroni and cheese with a crust on top for dinner, and if I can find it we're going to watch Megamind tonight.  I think I'll meet them at the bus stop with balloons. :)  Very fun, happy day.

It really is great to see all of the positive stuff going on in people's lives.

IMHO. Being a dad is the coolest thing in the world.  You are a great dad Tom!  Happy Birthday to your lucky twins.  Sounds like an awesome day in the works!
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Re: This Calls For a Beer!
« Reply #32 on: March 17, 2011, 11:26:24 AM »
Getting the OR homebrew law passed certainly calls for a beer!
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Re: This Calls For a Beer!
« Reply #33 on: March 17, 2011, 11:31:56 AM »
Hmm... I can think of a couple things:
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Re: This Calls For a Beer!
« Reply #34 on: March 17, 2011, 11:41:33 AM »
IMHO. Being a dad is the coolest thing in the world.  You are a great dad Tom!  Happy Birthday to your lucky twins.  Sounds like an awesome day in the works!
Thanks, I think you're right, being a dad is pretty awesome for me.  There's only a little bit of jealousy towards my friends who have no kids and jet off on vacation at the drop of a hat. :)

Getting the OR homebrew law passed certainly calls for a beer!
Absolutely Denny, that's huge for you guys!

Lots of great news from everyone :)
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Re: This Calls For a Beer!
« Reply #35 on: March 17, 2011, 11:45:42 AM »
Thanks, I think you're right, being a dad is pretty awesome for me.  There's only a little bit of jealousy towards my friends who have no kids and jet off on vacation at the drop of a hat. :)

Well, just to make you feel better, we have no kids and our only vacation in the last 5 years was 2 days at the coast last Aug.
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Re: This Calls For a Beer!
« Reply #36 on: March 17, 2011, 11:50:16 AM »
Thanks, I think you're right, being a dad is pretty awesome for me.  There's only a little bit of jealousy towards my friends who have no kids and jet off on vacation at the drop of a hat. :)

Well, just to make you feel better, we have no kids and our only vacation in the last 5 years was 2 days at the coast last Aug.
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Re: This Calls For a Beer!
« Reply #37 on: March 17, 2011, 11:58:17 AM »
well if we are taking in to account child rearing.  both my son's are eagle scouts.  they both are in NROTC at ohio state and are engineering majors.  The oldest will be graduating soon and off to pensacola for flight school (he has the common sense to stay off submarines)  and my daughter is a fantastic pitcher.   :D
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Re: This Calls For a Beer!
« Reply #38 on: March 17, 2011, 12:00:50 PM »
I have made it through most of tax season more or less sane.  ;D
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Re: This Calls For a Beer!
« Reply #39 on: March 17, 2011, 12:05:22 PM »
I'll drink to the fact that both my kids work for me and have earned their reputations as hard workers, not as the boss's kids.
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Re: This Calls For a Beer!
« Reply #40 on: March 17, 2011, 12:19:33 PM »
Getting the OR homebrew law passed certainly calls for a beer!

I was thinking about you and that when I started this thread.
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Re: This Calls For a Beer!
« Reply #41 on: March 17, 2011, 12:20:52 PM »
well if we are taking in to account child rearing.  both my son's are eagle scouts.  they both are in NROTC at ohio state and are engineering majors.  The oldest will be graduating soon and off to pensacola for flight school (he has the common sense to stay off submarines)  and my daughter is a fantastic pitcher.   :D

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Re: This Calls For a Beer!
« Reply #42 on: March 17, 2011, 12:23:48 PM »
My oldest daughter is back from her chior trip the San Francisco as of 3:20 this morning.  She's fine and had a really great trip.  I'm happy to have her home safe and have the whole crew back in the house.  Our two college visits with my son went very well and he's starting to feel more confident in making those decisions.

I'm just happy to have great kids and to be alive to see them grow up.

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« Reply #43 on: March 17, 2011, 01:11:16 PM »

If you're not careful you may end up with an astronaut in the family.

as though their mom isn't scared enough :-X
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Re: This Calls For a Beer!
« Reply #44 on: March 17, 2011, 01:18:54 PM »
Just had my annual performance review at work. Today I got a nice fat bonus for 2010 deposited in my bank account.  And starting April 4, I am getting a 3.5% raise.

I do believe its time for a pint of Guinness and a Jameson's on the rocks at my local.