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Blog entry by Eagle1 posted 07-05-2010 10:26 AM 1104 reads 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I know a lot of the LJ’s are older than me. But there a lot of LJ’s younger than me. I turn 51 today. Woodworking has started making me feel younger, because of keeping me busy I guess. I only hope that I don’t slide down that hill faster if I slip on some saw dust LOL..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#1 posted 07-05-2010 10:33 AM

Happy Birthday Tim, You are only as old as you feel. Keep the dust coming.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#2 posted 07-05-2010 10:47 AM

You are just a youngster… I am already 52 lol… and you are right .,. I feel younger and have more energy when I am working the wood,
Happy Birthday…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#3 posted 07-05-2010 10:54 AM

Oh… I am coming 52 on November …
Happy Birthday Tim! You will surely have a lot of dust to produce in years to come! Wipe them out… so you wont slip….quite simple problem to solve.. ha ha ha LOL.

-- Bert

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#4 posted 07-05-2010 10:55 AM

Happy Birthday, Tim!! That’s not so old… I’ve been 51 since last September and it’s not that bad… :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#5 posted 07-05-2010 01:25 PM

50 this 50 that, come on kids don’t let that get you down!

-- Tom L. Williams ~ The difference between a man and a boy is the price of his toys.

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#6 posted 07-05-2010 01:36 PM

Happy Birthday Tim! My favorite line is ’ how old would you be if you did not know how old you are?

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#7 posted 07-05-2010 02:43 PM

Happy birthday, Tim.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#8 posted 07-05-2010 04:16 PM

Tim – Happy Birthday. I also turned 51 last December. I wish you a long and healthy run as a woodworker.

-- “And it's only the giving that makes you what you are. ” ― I. Anderson

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#9 posted 07-05-2010 04:31 PM

happy birthday !

i’ll be that old again soon too .

i’m working my way to 5 again .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#10 posted 07-05-2010 04:32 PM

Happy Birthday, your just a kid!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#11 posted 07-05-2010 05:21 PM

Happy birthday :)

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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#12 posted 07-05-2010 06:10 PM

happy birthday Tim
enjoy the day and don´t even think it´s going downhill
now you start to get smarter instead of being fast
that´s the good thing about being adult


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#13 posted 07-05-2010 06:43 PM

Enjoy the roller coaster ride of life. Put some roller skates on and make the ride easier, faster and scarier! ;-)

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

P.S. Happy Birthday!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#14 posted 07-05-2010 08:00 PM

Happy Birthday Tim. I turned 63 in May and I realize the older I get the more feelings I have, love for my Grandchildren and pain in these old joints.

-- Ray , Florence Alabama

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#15 posted 07-05-2010 08:31 PM

Happy Birthday Tim! I’m rapidly heading for 50 myself!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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