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Old 06-19-11, 07:20 AM   #1
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Old 06-19-11, 07:24 AM   #2
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Thanks. Going for a ride to celebrate.
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Thanks. After a lazy morning, I'm heading out for a good ride.

Happy Fathers Day to all the fathers, sons and daughters out there!
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Happy Father's Day, Gentlemen!
Today, I am remembering my own dad.

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Today, I am remembering my own dad.

Your dad was a piper?
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My boys gave me a copy of the remastered Sgt. Pepper's. I had a mono version of it when it was new.
Younger son will be making us a shrimp/pasta meal later today. My real Father's Day present was his help with the installation of a new range hood yesterday.
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Your dad was a piper?
Yes. He was born and raised in Scotland. I have some happy memories of proudly watching him, dressed in full regalia, march in parades. He spent hours playing his chanter, and I still have his pipe sheet music.
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Remembering my Dad today as well. WWII vet, married to my Mom for over 65 years, he passed away just last November.
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Yes. He was born and raised in Scotland. I have some happy memories of proudly watching him, dressed in full regalia, march in parades. He spent hours playing his chanter, and I still have his pipe sheet music.
I currently live in a neighborhood where there are two pipers who practice about twice a week in their backyards. I don't know why, but when they play it send chills up my spine.
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I currently live in a neighborhood where there are two pipers who practice about twice a week in their backyards. I don't know why, but when they play it send chills up my spine.
I hope they are good chills and not by association with funerals!
I become misty-eyed when I hear "Scotland the Brave" or "Going Home."
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What a great picture! My thanks and respects to your dad!
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