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Old 02-28-09, 02:58 PM   #1
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Ii's a girl

No details as It has only just happened. But I now have a riding mate who won't argue back on the distance I do - or don't do- on a sunday. Its a girl and is my first Grand child.

Already have the first bike sorted- in fact its already in the shed. Just have to wait for her to be able to reach the pedals as standover height may be a bit big right now.

Now off to tell the neighbours- so Might not be riding tomorrow as I am taking the 25 yr old Cognac with me.
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Old 02-28-09, 03:06 PM   #2
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No details as It has only just happened. But I now have a riding mate who won't argue back on the distance I do - or don't do- on a sunday. Its a girl and is my first Grand child.

Already have the first bike sorted- in fact its already in the shed. Just have to wait for her to be able to reach the pedals as standover height may be a bit big right now.

Now off to tell the neighbours- so Might not be riding tomorrow as I am taking the 25 yr old Cognac with me.
Congratulations gramps!
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Old 02-28-09, 03:17 PM   #3
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Not even home yet and you got the first bike picked out, I like your sense of priorities.
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Old 02-28-09, 03:17 PM   #4
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congratulations!!! Hope mother and grand-daughter are doing fine... and welcome to the wonderful world of 'grandparenthood'

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Old 02-28-09, 03:17 PM   #5
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Congratulations stapfam, and you thought you were going to retire and ride into the sunset. Not now, I think your going to be very busy.
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Bravo.
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Like it has been said, If most of us would have know how much fun having grandchildren is we would have bypassed their parents.
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Congratulations stapfam!
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Congrats on the good news.

You might want to brush up on your lullabies and cradle rockin' before you spend too much time on her bike.
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Old 02-28-09, 04:34 PM   #10
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Woohoo! Great news!
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... Its a girl and is my first Grand child.
congrats Gramps!

gonna be my turn in the next week or so...

remembering when my daughter was born as if it were yesterday. It's hard to Grok that she's gonna be a mom now... soon...
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Already have the first bike sorted- in fact its already in the shed. Just have to wait for her to be able to reach the pedals as standover height may be a bit big right now.
Does it have a bell?
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Old 02-28-09, 06:43 PM   #13
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Congratulations, Stapfam, on the advent of your grandfatherness and the arrival of your new riding mate. Send cigars.
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Congratulations Grandpa!

I have six granddaughters and they make great riding partners.
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Old 02-28-09, 07:19 PM   #15
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Like it has been said, If most of us would have know how much fun having grandchildren is we would have bypassed their parents.
Grandchildren are God's gift for not killing your teenagers
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Old 02-28-09, 07:36 PM   #16
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Very happy wishes grandpa!!! Post photos!
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Old 02-28-09, 07:38 PM   #17
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Hey Stapfam -- congratulations!!! Wishing you many happy miles with her on your bikes. Get her a pink helmet.
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Old 02-28-09, 07:48 PM   #18
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My prediction is that she'll have him wrapped about her little finger within the first fifteen seconds of him first holding her. It'll take her that long to decide if he is worthy of her. Congratulations Grandfather.
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Old 02-28-09, 07:58 PM   #19
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Awwww, how sweet! Congrats!

You know someone's got to say it --

Pics or it didn't happen!
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Woo hoo Gramps! I love calling you that, as it seemed I aged 10 years when my boys officially got to call me Grandma.

You get to take them for a ride, feed them sugar and then send them home.
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Old 02-28-09, 09:11 PM   #21
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Time to start shopping for a trailer.
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Old 02-28-09, 09:15 PM   #22
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Congrats!

You can start saving up for this...

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Old 03-01-09, 05:20 PM   #23
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Here it's been over twenty-four hours since you posted the news and NO pictures.What type of a proud first grandfather are you?
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Old 03-01-09, 06:03 PM   #24
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Congratulations Stapfam!!

So what is she going to call you?
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Old 03-01-09, 06:20 PM   #25
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Belated Congratulations. We just got back from a snowboard week-end where our function was to take care of our 4 month old grandson so his mom could snowboard for the first time this season. I got a chance to log more of my "million kisses" before his 2nd birthday. Best wishes to everyone.
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