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Old 09-03-13, 12:01 PM   #1
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50th anniversary

Mrs. Grouch and I drove to Des Moines to celebrate our anniversary. We hitched the Kett Train together and rode parts of the Raccoon River and the High Trestle Trails. It was a good time.

Des Moines would be an excellent place to hold a 50+ social ride/assembly. There are more really nice concrete paved trails than we could sample in just a week end.
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Old 09-03-13, 12:27 PM   #2
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Congratulations on 50 years. That sounds like a great way to celebrate.
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Mrs. Grouch and I drove to Des Moines to celebrate our anniversary. We hitched the Kett Train together and rode parts of the Raccoon River and the High Trestle Trails. It was a good time.

Des Moines would be an excellent place to hold a 50+ social ride/assembly. There are more really nice concrete paved trails than we could sample in just a week end.
Congratulations on a most impressive milestone. Great to hear you had a good ride.
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Congratulations!! A real milestone. We will be hitting that next July, but we already had a "pre 50th" party!!
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Congratulations! Our 50th celebration was a good time. Glad your's was too.
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Congratulations on achieving the 50 years Mrs and Mr. RG, hope there are many more happy years for y'all. That is quite an accomplishment.

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Old 09-04-13, 05:22 AM   #7
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Congratulations. That is quite a milestone. Celebrate it all year long.
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Old 09-04-13, 05:35 AM   #8
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You have both been through a LOT in the past several years, but with five decades behind you, it's little wonder you've been able to stick together.

And the best part, is you're back riding together again on a tandem that keeps you safe and sound.

Congrats.
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Congratulations on 50 years. These days it is a real accomplishment.
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Congrats at 50 yrs and what sounds like a good time. Just passed our 35th. We hiked around Starved Rock Maybe I'll get her more into biking and less into horses by the 50th
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We're approaching our 35th. You guys must be really old! Or, got hitched a lot younger than us. WTG!
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