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Pleasantly Fooled Again!

Old 09-15-11, 03:45 PM
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Pleasantly Fooled Again!

I remember my very first cycle. It was blue and steel, with three wheels. Whenever, I wasn't riding it, you could find it close to me, at my bedside. Invariably, I would wake up after sleeping, be it a nap or in the mornings and the very first thing I would look for would be my blue steel tricycle. I remember one day, after one nap, I looked down to see it and it wasn't there. I jumped up and ran into the kitchen to ask my mother about my missing tricycle. She just nonchalantly responded by telling me that I was five years-old and far too old for any tricycle and that she therefore, gave it to the neighbors across the street. That she said, without even a blink of an eye.

Suddenly, I had this deep void fill into my chest, my eyes began to well up with water and I was getting ready to scream something at my mother for the first time of my life when, she unexpectedly pointed over to the living room. She then told me to look behind the couch. I thought she was playing a game and that my tricycle could easily be found behind the davenport. I ran over to the couch and much to my amazement, there stood the most beautiful, brand new, steel red bicycle, I had ever seen before in my entire life. It was then that my mom informed me, that it was all mine, for being such a good boy!

That was truly one of the happiest days of my life!

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For some reason, I forgot about this event that took place many decades ago. I guess I've had more bikes than I originally thought.

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Old 09-15-11, 03:54 PM
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I didn't think anyone knows what a davenport is. Nice!
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Old 09-15-11, 05:23 PM
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Nice story Slim! I don't remember my mum or dad buying me any bikes. Thus I only learned how to bike yesterday.
Late development.
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Old 09-15-11, 06:34 PM
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aww, and that was nice of your mom to give it away. Hopefully it's new owner loved it just as much!

Applelost, but not a tricycle, I hope....
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Old 09-15-11, 06:40 PM
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I can only imagine how much happier you would have been if your tricycle and first little bicycle had been aluminum instead of steel
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Originally Posted by LarDasse74 View Post
I can only imagine how much happier you would have been if your tricycle and first little bicycle had been aluminum instead of steel
Yeah...I'll just bet you do imagine. Just like you imagine aluminum to be...

One must be careful about allowing one's imagination to get the better of one's self, it could catapult you into an eternal abyss of error.

Hey, but that's alright, you'll just be proving that you're human.

( I'll chat with you later...)

- Slim

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Some of us need proof you know...
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Originally Posted by applelost View Post
Nice story Slim! I don't remember my mum or dad buying me any bikes. Thus I only learned how to bike yesterday.
Late development.
Thanks, Applelost!

- Slim

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Better late, than never at all!
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