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And the waitress melted on the spot.

Old 06-22-13, 01:09 PM
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And the waitress melted on the spot.

No pictures today, they're a royal pain in the you know what.

No chronological ride report either, my rides are repetitive and boring for all but myself.

I did not rule out anecdotes though!

I'm working 40 hour weeks for a while in my position as a relief Courier so my riding is limited to mostly on the weekends. I try to give my bride a good amount of my time also.

Today I slipped out just after breakfast on my Tour Easy with the intention of meeting her for lunch someplace. We do this a lot. I can ride and we can still dine out together, at least as long as her health still allows her to drive her hand control equipped car. I called her once I got to a point where I was about 10 minutes from the Diner that we frequent and informed her as to where I was so she could drive to the Diner and meet me for our lunch.

Arriving first, I secured a table and ordered a coffee for myself and a tall glass of water and a short glass of water from the hostess. Our waitress came up to the table and asked if I was expecting a lot of company for lunch since I had ordered three drinks. I said I was just expecting my bride and proceeded to stick a fistful of fresh picked daisies into the short glass of water.....at which point the waitress melted. My bride arrived a minute or so later, saw the flowers, and smiled. We had a very nice lunch with tons of attention from all the waitresses.

After lunch we left the flowers for June, our waitress. She smiled.

I got in a very leisurely 30 miles for the day. I smiled.

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Old 06-22-13, 01:23 PM
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Jeez what a great story.

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Old 06-22-13, 01:40 PM
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Your wife has an awesome husband.
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Old 06-22-13, 01:52 PM
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What a wonderful story!
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Old 06-22-13, 02:38 PM
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Old 06-22-13, 02:53 PM
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Old 06-22-13, 03:01 PM
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If I tried something like that I would be asked "What have you done Now?"

I remembered our anniversary this year and bought Flowers. The wife asked what the occasion was.
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Old 06-22-13, 04:08 PM
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Wow, Lenny that was a fantastic post, your thoughtfulness is heart warming and refreshing in this time of short, throw-away marriages. You just plain Rock.

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No pictures required Lenny. You captured it in words. Very nice, you and the story.
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Old 06-22-13, 04:28 PM
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Ya done good my man. Two thumbs way up!!!!

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Nicely done, Lenny. I have to say that I'm with Stap on this one. If I did something like that, my wife would think I did something wrong or I'm wanting something.
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Lovely. Just the way people should see their world. Thank you for sharing this.
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Old 06-22-13, 05:57 PM
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How nice is that!
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Old 06-22-13, 06:52 PM
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Nice to read something like that!!!!
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