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 Post subject: Re: The Swamp!!!
PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:06 am 
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I think I have said it before but so what! :wink: My life has been enriched by the friendships developed in The Swamp! It is a special setting and a special group! Thank you Richard and of course thank you Dan for your wonderful words! :D

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I think I have said it before but so what! :wink: My life has been enriched by the friendships developed in The Swamp! It is a special setting and a special group! Thank you Richard and of course thank you Dan for your wonderful words! :D


Ditto Ditto

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 Post subject: Re: The Swamp!!!
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNC0kIzM1Fo

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:lol: :lol: :D

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 Post subject: Re: The Swamp!!!
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ronnieb wrote:
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:lol: :lol: :D



yup!!!

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 Post subject: Re: The Swamp!!!
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Laura I think we need to get George and Kenny together lol. To post fromFB open the picture. Right click and copy image location. Can only do from computer tho



That sounds like a plan. For some reason I'm having a problem getting the pix here and I know I've done it before.

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The Swamp is a very special place.....you have such a way with words Dan.....everyone in here is so special in their own way. Hugs to you all!! :)

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Thanks Karen :)

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ann wrote:
I think I have said it before but so what! :wink: My life has been enriched by the friendships developed in The Swamp! It is a special setting and a special group! Thank you Richard and of course thank you Dan for your wonderful words! :D


Agreed :D
I have been lucky enough to meet a few monkeys over the past few years & love catching up on what is going on both good, not so good & the sad such as the passing of a much loved monkey.

John though I was crazy the first time Ann picked us up to take us to a BB party, he had visions of us been sold to the slave trade :lol: they would ask for their money back. But now he enjoys meeting monkeys although he too is not the greatest social butterfly.

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ann wrote:
I think I have said it before but so what! :wink: My life has been enriched by the friendships developed in The Swamp! It is a special setting and a special group! Thank you Richard and of course thank you Dan for your wonderful words! :D


Agreed :D
I have been lucky enough to meet a few monkeys over the past few years & love catching up on what is going on both good, not so good & the sad such as the passing of a much loved monkey.

John though I was crazy the first time Ann picked us up to take us to a BB party, he had visions of us been sold to the slave trade :lol: they would ask for their money back. But now he enjoys meeting monkeys although he too is not the greatest social butterfly.


That is funny!! :lol:

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ann wrote:
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ann wrote:
I think I have said it before but so what! :wink: My life has been enriched by the friendships developed in The Swamp! It is a special setting and a special group! Thank you Richard and of course thank you Dan for your wonderful words! :D


Agreed :D
I have been lucky enough to meet a few monkeys over the past few years & love catching up on what is going on both good, not so good & the sad such as the passing of a much loved monkey.

John though I was crazy the first time Ann picked us up to take us to a BB party, he had visions of us been sold to the slave trade :lol: they would ask for their money back. But now he enjoys meeting monkeys although he too is not the greatest social butterfly.


That is funny!! :lol:


Ann.....please share the story about the first time you met Karen. It's funny and cute.
Mario was a bit on the fence with this whole "monkey" friend thing too. Now, he's a changed man!!!

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I feel blessed to have personally met so many of you. I am grateful for the swamp most times. Thank you everyone.

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Dan, you are the best! I send you a big, giant hug.
Yes, it is hard to explain to others (or even your spouse) how much you care about "someone you don't even know"....but we do know! I have laughed, I have cried, I have prayed, I have celebrated....I have been basically "invested" in the lives of so many monkeys. We are "doing life" together, even if just via the computer. I am thankful for all of y'all! I am lucky to have met a few, but can say that I am as invested in the ones I have not met. I can not tell you how affected I have been by the passing of some monkeys I have never met. Can't really explain it to others, they think that is weird. My husband struggles with it, but he too, has met some wonderful monkeys and enjoys getting together...once he gets past the part of having to get together :lol: :lol: He doesn't always love to "people" as I call it. He is WAY more introverted than I am, so we balance each other out. I want to thank you all for being part of my life. I feel so blessed to have all my "made up friends" :lol: :lol:
Hugs to everyone and thank you Dan for your sweet words.
Thank you Richard for giving us the platform to share our lives.

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:lol: :lol: Man...I hate to see pictures of myself...My mind is lost in a time when I was Young...When my body was built for " you name it "...When I could run hard and be put away wet, and still come out with a smile on my face, but alas life catches up with us, and in that " catch up " come lifes experience.

As I get older, I look back, and in doing so...i see a young man...he's soild, raised with proper manners, and a respect for the female race...Full on all that makes him male...and in that...Who would I come across....Her name was Georgene...( but they called her George )...and I have to tell you ( at the age of 17 ) she was a goddess...and my heart could not have been fuller...but in truth it wasn't my heart...it was a whole nother animal.

When I finally kissed her...my cup ran over, i was spell bound, i wanted to be a part of what ever part she was...and I must say...That September 1st.....We will celebrate our 40th. wedding anniversary.
and when I look at her, feeling I failed her as a man and husband ( I never gave her the moon )...My heart reveals the truth...She has made me a better " me "

Men...If your reading this, You'll never be your true self, until you find that " girl " that makes you into the man you hope to be.

any body who have read my words over the years know, I can get kinda heavy.. My heart will just pour at times, and then other times be still...For me, I would just be happy if my heart was still, but when if comes from the heart..." there is nothing still about it "

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