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Old 09-14-13, 01:58 PM   #1
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Birthday Ride Report

Had a prefect ride-my-age ride, actually on my birthday for a change.




Lena called out the glass, but I was already into it, and the puncture was so bad that I could feel the air against my leg as it deflated. [I didn't discover until the restaurant that the sidewall was split, and the tube was bulging out like Arnold Schwartzenegger's hernia. I booted it with two one-dollar bills, and made it home.]



Grilled fresh snapper.



This is where I cache my lock for future trips:





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Old 09-14-13, 02:02 PM   #2
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Note that fighting is allowed, but not after 10 PM.



As often happens, it looked like a storm was coming, but there was none.



And my birthday "cake" was a low-carb cheesecake, shaped like a pie (all my recipes are found here).


That's actually coffee, but the cream is so thick, it floats on top.



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Old 09-14-13, 03:48 PM   #3
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Good for you. Well done - looks like a nice one!
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Old 09-14-13, 08:02 PM   #4
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Happy birthday! Its great you and your wife ride together

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If you were born in 1952, we're birthday twins.

Here's my birthday ride:



I got a couple of kudos for it, probably because wind-kite surfing is no mean feat in Shepardsville, Kentucky.

Actually my daughter and I went go-karting. I smoked all the other drivers, an assortment of squirrelly 14 year olds, and morbidly obese tattoo queens. Wearing a polo shirt and khakis, I felt a bit overdressed. But it was fun.
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Happy birthday to both you guys. You share a birthday with my mother who turned 81 today. We just returned home from spending the evening with her.
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Old 09-14-13, 08:43 PM   #7
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Happy B-day you guys. Nice ride report, Al
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Excellent, and happy birthday!
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If you were born in 1952, we're birthday twins.
Almost -- 1953.
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Old 09-15-13, 09:45 AM   #11
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Almost -- 1953.
There's a lot of that going around.
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Happy Birthday Al, and it looked as if you had a great time.. oh, and btw welcome to the 60's
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Happy Birthday, Al! You, too, Mr. Dudelsack! Nice to hear that young guys can have fun on their b-days (I'm 62).

My Dad would have been 100 years old on September 14. I miss him all the time.

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A belated happy bday! I passed you yesterday just before the bottom of the steep hill north of Hammond bridge, was riding with a buddy. I called out but you were zooming south. We'll meet up sometime I'm sure.
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Happy Birthday to both!
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