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Rick Dennington

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12-11-2009 05:03 PM

Greetings to all my LJ friends:
In my mind, I’m still about 30 years old, but the old body knows the truth. Anyway, I’m here alone, and I wanted all my LJ friends to help me celebrate. I think I”ll grab another cup of coffee before heading to the shop…...................!!

On December 11th, 1946 at 12:02 a.m., I came into this world naked, crying, and hungry. You do the math as to my age !! As a lot of you know, last week was my 32nd anniversary, today is my b.d., and I still have Christmas to go. It’s gonna be a good month. I might get a new toy to play with if I’m good. My wife said this morning before leaving for her beauty shop: ” If you want it, you might get something tonight you haven’t had in a while ! HHHHHHHMM…. Oh boy…........ I can’t hardly wait….... a good liver and onion supper !!!

-- " At my age, happy hour is a crap and a nap".....!!

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#1 posted 12-11-2009 05:05 PM

Happy Birthday Rick. Hope it’s a good one.

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#2 posted 12-11-2009 05:06 PM

Happy Birthday Rick, may you have many more!

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#3 posted 12-11-2009 05:08 PM

Happy Birthday Rick! Enjoy your liver and onions!

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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#4 posted 12-11-2009 05:09 PM


everyone should have one ,
at least once a year .

enjoy ,
and thanks for inviting us to your celebration !

-- 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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#5 posted 12-11-2009 05:12 PM

Happy Birthday Rick!

sounds like you have a very busy Holiday season with all those celebrations! the more the better :)

Enjoy, and
Happy Birthday,
Happy Anniversary, and
Happy Holidays

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

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#6 posted 12-11-2009 05:13 PM

ROTFL, Rick. Happy birthday!

Having just celebrated my 51st two days ago, I could not help but notice something:

Why is it that once a man reaches a certain age, his friends all have to make some comment about whether he plans to “get lucky” for his birthday? It’s like they’re saying once you’re over 50, once a year is about all you can expect.

I’m sure glad my wife didn’t get that memo yet. :-)

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

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#7 posted 12-11-2009 05:29 PM

Congratulations, Rick. I have said many times that after #21 birthdays don’t seem to mean as much anymore. But today is still your special day. I am sure your wife will give you something that you haven’t had in awhile….... a new tool for sure!! :)

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

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Rick Dennington

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#8 posted 12-11-2009 05:37 PM

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BENTLYJ. i HAVEN’T SEEN 50 IN 13 YEARS!!!!!! Hope you get what you want, also.

-- " At my age, happy hour is a crap and a nap".....!!

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#9 posted 12-11-2009 05:44 PM

Hey happy birthday!! I just turned 30 a few weeks ago. I celebrated the same way I came into the world: eyes closed, naked and looking for a pair of breasts.

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#10 posted 12-11-2009 05:55 PM

Happy Birthday Rick!
You’re still young as long as you still working with wood.

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#11 posted 12-11-2009 06:17 PM

Happy Birthday Rick !!
Paul McCartney is 67 and still rocking-you got a long way to go yet—hang in there and like Red Green says-we’re all in this together-

-- Tony --

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#12 posted 12-11-2009 06:29 PM

Happy birthday Rick—-and bentlyj (ahh-to be 50 again——-oh well)


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#13 posted 12-11-2009 06:32 PM

Happy BD Rick. Hope you have a good one.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#14 posted 12-11-2009 06:38 PM

Greetings cabinetmaker: How’s the ankle doing? Did the Dr. put you in a walking cast, or in a wheelchair? lol. I see you been keeping busy typing away at the keyboard. Got that cup of coffee? Drink plenty of java, and take them meds—- makes you feel GOOOODDD !!!!

-- " At my age, happy hour is a crap and a nap".....!!

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#15 posted 12-11-2009 06:41 PM

Liver and onions! OH YES! May this day be the best you have ever had!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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