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02-17-2012 02:44 AM

this afternoon a terrible boooom sounded just over the small island Ærø (Aeroe) in Denmark
luckely one of our local reporters was able to snap a picture and follow up on it
the boom was coming from a plane that made a sonic boom hurrying to deliver a parcel on the island with


our reporter had an idea where to look for the paracute since he had reconiced the plane
and knocked on the door to the owner of the house he knew had conections outside the country

little did he knew that it was the daughter of the house that was the reciver of the parcel
she was kind enoff to invite him in and letting him see what she had reviced







we have just been told that the local senorita Grosen is elected as the most beautyfull
at the local Shrovetide party last night dressed as a flamingodancer

. she is very honoured and humble over they have elected her one more time


Back to the studio
I think we have to have a talk with that reporter since it more sounded like lazy news to us

now let us follow up on the history about the parcel


what is there in the parcel ? since it has to be deliverd by plane

lets us see


the reporter and Silke was speachless when she found out it was the twinsister to the beatyfull box
that Mathilde in copenhagen recived a few weeks back


including a handwritten letter on Danish to Silke From the very well known and respected David Mitchell
better known under the alias Patron
our reporter cuoldn´t find out what was written in the letter since Silke said its a confidencial
and have to be hold as a secret
but if we wuold be kind enof to bring her humble thank you to David from her
and here we will end the news of the day by saying Thank you David known as Patron
for giving a wonderfull surprice to the local girl Silke

brought to you by ÆCTV wishing you all the best for the day

take care

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#1 posted 02-17-2012 03:01 AM

A truly beautiful box for a very beautiful girl! How wonderful! David is kind and generous! What a wonderful present for the lovely Silke! Great story and I am thrilled to see her beautiful smile! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#2 posted 02-17-2012 03:07 AM

Dennis, Silke is beautiful in her dress. And a package from David. Hmmmm with a letter. The box looks to be of many woods and many colors.
You tell a story so well. Thank you for sharing this with us my friend. Did Silke have as much fun as you did?

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#3 posted 02-17-2012 03:10 AM

Wonderful News from ÆRO Dennis!!
Congratulations to Silke!!
Contest winner, and now the proud owner of a Patron original!!
Enjoy!! :)

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

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#4 posted 02-17-2012 03:17 AM

Best wishes and congratulations !

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#5 posted 02-17-2012 03:19 AM

how beautiful you look in that dress silke
of course you are the queen
and your smile is so nice to see

i hope you like the box
it is like your dad said

‘sister’ boxes with mathilde

enjoy !

-- 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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#6 posted 02-17-2012 04:57 AM

This is quite the scheme Patron has going here :). For years to come there are going to be women across the world that walk into their rooms, look at the keepsake on their dressers and think fondly of Mr. Patron. Well done. We should all leave such a legacy.

-- Visualize whirled peas

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#7 posted 02-17-2012 05:15 AM

David, you are quite someone.
Lovely boxes for lovely people.
Just shows you Dennis that there still are caring people in this world.
Well done Silke, you look fabulous.

-- 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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#8 posted 02-17-2012 05:33 AM


wood from the bottom up
claro walnut
satin wood
maple hinges

-- 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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#9 posted 02-17-2012 05:54 AM

Hey Dennis,

A great story. you got me going with the sonic boom for a while.

So it looks like our friend David has struck again…

A beautifull box for a beautifull princess.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#10 posted 02-17-2012 09:57 AM

Congratulations Silke!

David – Another smile you’ve brought. Well done.

Dennis – Don’t leave the day job. :-)

-- - Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#11 posted 02-17-2012 10:30 AM

David wins the prize for being the nicest LJ. These girls have a good start at being members of the wood collectors society. There must have been some excitement going on when that package arrived.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#12 posted 02-17-2012 01:04 PM

good morning all

this is a modern tale

these two sister boxes were both mailed from here
(a small town in new mexico)
at the same time (jan 20)
in those cute $10 boxes they have
(after they were weighed and stamped
they came to $45 each)
then the lady told me if you box them yourself at home
it would only be $18 each
(great marketing strategy)
silkes box arrived in los angeles on jan 24
mathildes box arrived there on jan 27

mathildes box arrived copenhagen
and delivered jan 31
silkes box got stalled in los angeles

i went to the post office here
and got the tracking number
and called the main office in washington dc
and was told it had been delivered to us customs
but couldn’t understand why it wasn’t on an airplane
like mathildes box (perhaps a boat) ?
and that if i bought registered they would know where it was
(of course for more money)
i called customs and was told they don’t track parcels
and asked who gave me their phone number
that i should keep asking the post office for help
(who only track in this country
except mathildes was tracked all the way to her door) ?
denmark post office said they don’t track anything till it is in the country
well i wondered why they were not sent thru new york
direct to denmark instead of 3/4 of the way around the world
(nobody knows why it is just the way it is)
so mathildes box took 11 days to be delivered
and silkes took 27 days

i just wanted you all to know
in case you need to send something international
another thing i learned too
mark the custom papers as a gift
or the recipient will have to pay a ‘duty’ on it
equal to whatever the officials in that country decide to charge for it
(happened to recipients twice already)
i worry about putting to much insurance on things
as anyone along the way might keep it
if they thought it was valuable
you must be able to prove it’s worth
in case it gets lost or stolen
something hand made art is hard to prove

thank you all for the kind comments

enjoy your boxes girls
and keep the beautiful smiles coming !

-- 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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#13 posted 02-17-2012 01:06 PM

Dennis, you have yourself a beautiful senorita, she must have been the queen of the ball, and now has a box to keep her little girl things in, how wonderful…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#14 posted 02-17-2012 01:25 PM

Dennis, thank you for the great repport, I laughed and smile big time.
Silke, you are a lucky girl like Mathilde, now you both have beautiful boxes made from the most beautiful kinds of wood, and from the hart of wonderful man. And yes you do look beautiful in that dress.
David, I am so happy it arrived, I almost could not bare to know that it might have been lost. Thank you again David for the kindness, these two girls got a true treasure for life, and you have shown them a example of true unselfish love.
All the best to all of you, from my heart,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#15 posted 02-17-2012 02:48 PM

OK, that’s just fine, but who is the movie star in the dancing dress?

Wonderful boxes, great story, happy girls, pretty pictures….........doesn’t come any better than that.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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