LumberJocks

All Replies on I am 62 today getting on a bit

  • Advertise with us
View SCOTSMAN's profile

I am 62 today getting on a bit

by SCOTSMAN
posted 05-19-2013 09:00 PM


41 replies so far

View watermark's profile

watermark

483 posts in 1551 days


#1 posted 05-19-2013 09:03 PM

Happy birthday mate

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

View TheDane's profile

TheDane

5116 posts in 3271 days


#2 posted 05-19-2013 09:03 PM

62!!! You’re still just a young’n! We have a saying in Wisconsin … ‘Age is only important if you are a cheese.’

Happy Birthday.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

View SCOTSMAN's profile

SCOTSMAN

5841 posts in 3193 days


#3 posted 05-19-2013 09:05 PM

Gerry does that count if you start to smell like a cheese LOL Alistair ps thanks guys off to bed now.

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

View Dan'um Style's profile

Dan'um Style

14168 posts in 3591 days


#4 posted 05-19-2013 09:25 PM

hey SCOTSMAN ! happy birthday, you old woodworker you !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

View Gary's profile

Gary

8986 posts in 3041 days


#5 posted 05-19-2013 09:53 PM

Happy Birthday, Alistair. Hope you have many, many more.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

View ellen35's profile

ellen35

2730 posts in 3041 days


#6 posted 05-19-2013 10:23 PM

Happy birthday, young man!
And…many more, my friend.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

View littlecope's profile

littlecope

3061 posts in 3110 days


#7 posted 05-19-2013 10:23 PM

Happy Birthday Alistair!!

Best wishes for the coming year, and for the many years to come my Friend!!

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

View AngieO's profile

AngieO

1255 posts in 1756 days


#8 posted 05-19-2013 11:10 PM

Happy Birthday!!!

View whitebeast88's profile

whitebeast88

4124 posts in 1799 days


#9 posted 05-19-2013 11:14 PM

happy birthdat alistair!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

View ChuckV's profile (online now)

ChuckV

2945 posts in 3135 days


#10 posted 05-19-2013 11:14 PM

Happy birthday Alistair. May you enjoy many, many more.

-- “Big man, pig man, ha ha, charade you are.” ― R. Waters

View huff's profile

huff

2828 posts in 2893 days


#11 posted 05-19-2013 11:26 PM

Happy Birthday Alistair!

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

23965 posts in 1946 days


#12 posted 05-19-2013 11:33 PM

Still a pup. Keep it going.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View lew's profile

lew

11549 posts in 3364 days


#13 posted 05-19-2013 11:35 PM

Happy B-Day, Alistair!

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

View patron's profile (online now)

patron

13561 posts in 2949 days


#14 posted 05-19-2013 11:42 PM

reward to a great life
and a a good man

many more my friend

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

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

115690 posts in 3185 days


#15 posted 05-19-2013 11:46 PM

Happy Birthday Alistair.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Toolz's profile

Toolz

1004 posts in 3351 days


#16 posted 05-20-2013 12:23 AM

Happy Birthday Alistair! I turned 68 last month. I’m growing older but I refuse to grow up!

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

View Kaleb the Swede's profile

Kaleb the Swede

1750 posts in 1578 days


#17 posted 05-20-2013 12:29 AM

Happy birthday!

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

View patcollins's profile

patcollins

1523 posts in 2473 days


#18 posted 05-20-2013 12:34 AM

Congratz, that is in metric years though right?

View mandatory66's profile

mandatory66

202 posts in 1739 days


#19 posted 05-20-2013 01:25 AM

Congratulations, thats the age when I started woodworking. Now 75 and still at it. The only thing I regret is all the good old tools made in USA I could have bought.

Happy Days

View Jim Bertelson's profile

Jim Bertelson

4043 posts in 2773 days


#20 posted 05-20-2013 02:17 AM

Happy Birthday, Alistair, I have a birthday early next month. I think Gerry said it best…...age is a relative matter.

Spent much of this day in the shop, just having a good time. Hope you had a good time too…..........

Jim

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

View scotsman9's profile

scotsman9

134 posts in 1497 days


#21 posted 05-20-2013 02:20 AM

Happy Birthday Alistair!!!

-- Just a man and his opinion.

View gfadvm's profile

gfadvm

14940 posts in 2298 days


#22 posted 05-20-2013 02:20 AM

Happy Birthday and here’s hoping for many more!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

View CharlieM1958's profile

CharlieM1958

16261 posts in 3827 days


#23 posted 05-20-2013 02:38 AM

Happy birthday, Alistair!

Here’s to the next 62!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

View Mark Shymanski's profile

Mark Shymanski

5620 posts in 3321 days


#24 posted 05-20-2013 03:10 AM

Happy birthday!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

9669 posts in 3660 days


#25 posted 05-20-2013 03:48 AM

Happy… H a p p y … H A P P Y
B I R T H D A Y !!

You young Whippersnapper…

Enjoy…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

View oldnovice's profile

oldnovice

5973 posts in 2976 days


#26 posted 05-20-2013 05:30 AM

Happy Birthday Alistair to a “spring chicken”!

62 is long gone in my rear view mirror and even though it says on the mirror ”things are closer than the appear” it’s still a long way behind me.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

View BritBoxmaker's profile

BritBoxmaker

4607 posts in 2644 days


#27 posted 05-20-2013 07:42 AM

Happy birthday, Alistair.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

View Laughran's profile

Laughran

65 posts in 1537 days


#28 posted 05-20-2013 10:14 AM

Happy birthday and many more

-- David

View Roger Clark aka Rex's profile

Roger Clark aka Rex

6940 posts in 3043 days


#29 posted 05-20-2013 10:22 AM

Happy birthday Alistair. You are still just a wee bairn.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

View JoeinGa's profile

JoeinGa

7667 posts in 1615 days


#30 posted 05-20-2013 11:57 AM

And another Happy Birthday wish from 10aSEE Alistair.

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

View muleskinner's profile

muleskinner

888 posts in 2045 days


#31 posted 05-20-2013 12:22 PM

Happy birthday, Scotsman. Enjoy your youth while you still have it.

-- Visualize whirled peas

View sgmdwk's profile

sgmdwk

302 posts in 1481 days


#32 posted 05-20-2013 12:54 PM

Many happy returns of the day!

-- Dave K.

View HorizontalMike's profile

HorizontalMike

7425 posts in 2522 days


#33 posted 05-20-2013 02:40 PM

Happy birthday Alistair. I am trying real hard to catch up to you, and I ALMOST made it! I’ll hit 61 next week. Not sure if this a race I can win, or want to…;-)

Enjoy the day and have a pint or two in celebration.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

View sras's profile

sras

4476 posts in 2737 days


#34 posted 05-20-2013 02:44 PM

Happy birthday!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

View ArtRafael's profile

ArtRafael

123 posts in 1474 days


#35 posted 05-20-2013 05:40 PM

Happy Birthday Alistair. I remember 62 like it was only yesterday. See how time flies when you’re working wood. Ralph

View GMman's profile

GMman

3902 posts in 3306 days


#36 posted 05-20-2013 05:49 PM

Happy Birthday Buddy you have a long ways to catch me yet LOL

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

9669 posts in 3660 days


#37 posted 05-20-2013 06:56 PM

Birthdays are GOOD for you!

.

.

.

.

.

.

The more you have, the LONGER you live! LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

View PurpLev's profile

PurpLev

8525 posts in 3257 days


#38 posted 05-20-2013 06:58 PM

woohoo. Happy Birthday!!!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

View SCOTSMAN's profile

SCOTSMAN

5841 posts in 3193 days


#39 posted 05-20-2013 07:46 PM

Thanks guys you are all very kind still no presents yet money will do LOL thanks againg needless to say just kidding re the presents still if you are feeling very genrous amillion would tide me over and keep me going in underpants.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

View Lee A. Jesberger's profile

Lee A. Jesberger

6823 posts in 3588 days


#40 posted 05-20-2013 08:16 PM

Happy Birthday Alistair!!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

View branch's profile

branch

1108 posts in 2762 days


#41 posted 05-20-2013 10:10 PM

happy birthday mate hope you have a good one

branch

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com