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    Getting back to normal!!!

    After 15 months of being unable to drive, my bride has finally returned to the roads.

    She completed her driver retraining / physical therapy, her car has been upgraded to accomodate her physical challange, and she is out grociery shopping as I write this post. It will take some time before she is completely comfortable with her new driving skills but I'm confident that she'll be just fine. She learned how to handle the new equipment very quickly and passed the course for her addaptive equipment with only five one hour-lessons.

    Now I have instituted a three step re-entry into my own state of normalcy.

    Step 1...acquire first case of beer to be consumed since April 2010





    Step 2...prepare said beer for consumption this evening




    Step 3....well I really don't need to go into too much detail there. Suffice it to say that the first taste will be soooooooo nice.

    Yeh, I opted not to drink at all until the bride could drive just to insure that there would be someone sober enough to drive if the need arose.
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    Doesn't look like enough nutrition in that fridge Lenny, where are the green vegetables, the fruit and you have only 4 bottles of beer?
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    Yea!!!!

    Kudos to the bride.

    No drunk driving on the 'bent, now.
    DnvrFox - still bicycling, swimming, walking and weight lifting at 74yo is participating a bit in BFN 50+.

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    There are better beers available from Canada than what you chose you know. But do enjoy them.

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    Enjoy the celebration and congratulations to the bride!
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    Am I the only one who on reading the title of this string and seeing who it's by,thinks " who is he kidding, Cranky will never be "normal" ".

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclinfool View Post
    Doesn't look like enough nutrition in that fridge Lenny, where are the green vegetables, the fruit and you have only 4 bottles of beer?
    O.K. boozers..."fess up, who stole the other four bottles? I put eight in there!!

    Quote Originally Posted by BluesDawg View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by DnvrFox View Post
    Yea!!!!

    Kudos to the bride.

    No drunk driving on the 'bent, now.
    Quote Originally Posted by Beverly View Post
    Enjoy the celebration and congratulations to the bride!
    Thank you all...this is a really big deal. She has her independence back after a long 15 months.

    Quote Originally Posted by overthehillmedi View Post
    Am I the only one who on reading the title of this string and seeing who it's by,thinks " who is he kidding, Cranky will never be "normal" ".
    Oh man! You so get me!! It's great to finally be understood!!

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    Way to go, Mrs. Cranky!

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    Cranky...If you dump all the food outa the 'fridge, you can fit two cases of beer in there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclinfool View Post
    Doesn't look like enough nutrition in that fridge Lenny, where are the green vegetables, the fruit and you have only 4 bottles of beer?
    It looks like he has Canadian beer and not that watered down horse urine that passes for American beer, so that's worth half a case at least....

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