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Forum topic by Roger Clark aka Rex posted 10-25-2009 11:27 AM 931 views 0 times favorited 18 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Roger Clark aka Rex

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10-25-2009 11:27 AM

Topic tags/keywords: humor

Hi guys,
I have been “down” for the last couple of weeks due to my scheduled medical tests which are followed by my primary care doctor and my urologist/surgeon. After I had the tests done I asked the nurse if she would call me and let me know the results as I needed to be put out of my misery. Well I got the call and if I heard her right, she told me all my levels were within parameters and that my PSA had remained at 0.2. This was great news and I am so relieved and now actually chomping at the bit to get to my appointments next week just so I can gloat. It looks like I am holding my own and have not got any worse in the last 6 months even though I have medication side effects. Wow, I was so happy I could have kissed a LJ !!!!
But wait, there is more. Flushed with my new high I hooked the trailer up and went to HD to get some lumber as I now knew for sure I can count on doing some woodwork for at least another 6 months (lol).
When I got to HD I was walking up the lumber isles with a large sheet of paper with all my jottings when I was approached by a HD guy – with a shirt and tie. He asked me if I would like to have $50 off by bill today?? – you gotta know I said yes. OK so what was the catch? All I had to do was apply for a business HD card and I would get $50 off my purchases at the checkout. Woo Hoo, I practically doubled my list and got out of there with 50 bucks off the bill. Life is GOOD, and Oct 25th is my birthday.
I am once again a motivated LJ.

-- 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.


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jerryz

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#1 posted 10-25-2009 12:00 PM

well, congratulations on the good news and positive outlook, really hope you can go back to 100% enjoyment of your wood related activities and have a very very happy birthday…..

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 10-25-2009 12:25 PM

What a great way to celebrate a good medical report.

We wish you a wonderful, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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PineInTheAsh

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#3 posted 10-25-2009 12:39 PM

Happiest birthday greetings, Roger!

Hook up the trailer and run over to HD again… and again!

You’ve got a lot of woodworking yet to do.

—Peter

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degoose

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#4 posted 10-25-2009 12:39 PM

Many Happy returns.. not just the birthday but returns to HD also..LOL

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

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 10-25-2009 01:17 PM

Happy Birthday, Roger. What better way to spend your birthday than working in the shop, unless, of course, it is buying yourself a new tool for your birthday.

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

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 10-25-2009 04:54 PM

Happy Brithday Roger and wish you a hundred more.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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NBeener

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#7 posted 10-25-2009 04:59 PM

Happy Birthday! Great news on the labs. Not so great news on the side effects of the medication (DAMHIK).

Send that Guy In A Tie down here, would ya!!

Now go build some stuff :-)

-- -- Neil

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scrappy

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#8 posted 10-25-2009 05:38 PM

Happy Birthday Roger. Congrats on the excelent b-day present from HD!

Glad you are back and doing well.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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woodsmithshop

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#9 posted 10-25-2009 05:53 PM

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ROGER

-- Smitty!!!

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GFYS

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#10 posted 10-25-2009 09:47 PM

Going into business Roger? Ever had a Home Depot card before? good luck with that.

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jack1

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#11 posted 10-25-2009 09:53 PM

Score! ;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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Gary

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#12 posted 10-25-2009 10:01 PM

Happy B-day. Now, pay that card off and dump it. The interest rate is extreme

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

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firecaster

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#13 posted 10-25-2009 11:13 PM

Happy B’day and congrats on the report.

-- Father of two sons. Both Eagle Scouts.

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huff

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#14 posted 10-26-2009 04:24 AM

Happy Birthday and We’re all glad to hear you got a good report card. Sounds like you received a couple nice birthday present already…..Now get to work. LOL

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

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mski

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#15 posted 10-26-2009 04:44 AM

Like Gary says, use that card to spead glue and cancel. RIP OFF
Smile all the way to the bank

-- MARK IN BOB, So. CAL

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