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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #210 on: November 29, 2010, 09:30:08 am »

Oh. I went out on a first date, tonight. First time in many moons.
Just for coffee, at a restaurant, to see if there was any 'instant attraction'.
There wasn't, 'tho. I don't think either of us had our heart in it.

Oh, bu**er:-X  .. Just spilled half a mug of tea over the desk !!

(* grumble, grumble ... half a box of tissues ... grrrr *)

Must be time for bed.

Sweet dreams.  :-*

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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #211 on: November 29, 2010, 03:21:21 pm »
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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #212 on: November 30, 2010, 07:11:44 am »
Hello Rob!

I hope your daughter's research turns up some answers for her! 

As for the date, sorry there wasn't a big attraction, but hey, you took the chance for it!  There are some who never try.  Keep trying!


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #213 on: December 04, 2010, 08:22:44 am »

Well, things are moving for my daughter. My GP gave me the name of a guy he just happened to be at Uni with, who is now an associate professor in neurology in Sydney, specialising in her particular problem. Said to just mention his name as they are still buddies.  ... And some people say things don't happen for a reason !

The GP thought I should have a few heart tests as a checkup, and I was seeing him with the results. Seems the ol' ticker is 'nearly normal', whatever that means. (Probably that I need more exercise). Apparently, all the tests were great, and I should live to be at least 100. And by then, of course, medical science will be able to patch me up for another 100, and after that ....  Could go on forever !

Hmmm. I'm going to train as a heart specialist in the second hundred.
Just think of all those rich retirees wanting to stay alive !  ;D

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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #214 on: December 07, 2010, 10:48:39 pm »
Glad to hear that all is good!


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #215 on: December 08, 2010, 05:48:20 am »
fingers crossed your contact comes up trumps!
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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #216 on: December 08, 2010, 07:50:15 am »
Card is in the mail, buddy!

Not sure if it will make in there by Christmas, but it's on the way!


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #217 on: December 11, 2010, 08:14:14 am »
 :)

Thanks Chuck.
Hey, I can't reciprocate, 'tho.  :-\

Oh well, guess I can think of something else.

Have a great time in LA, mate.
Say G'day to everyone for me ?
I'm really sad that I can't join you, this time, but have plans to come over next year.   :)

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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #218 on: December 12, 2010, 09:02:18 am »

Hmmmm.

I was on my way to the shower, and bed, but thought I'd pop in to BM to catch up on what has been happening,
in the 'recent posts':

Hmmm. There's a Brokie meet going on in LA. Not much reported in BM from there.
The rest are sadness.

I wish there were some happiness in here.

Just now, I really need sadness like a hole in the head.
My daughter is coming down to Sydney to see a U2 show that she has recently seen twice in Brisbane.
Her prognosis is not good, and I think she wants to see her favourite band as many times as she can, while she can.
She is keeping her spirits up really well, and is just so happy that U2 are on tour here.

I have a new client company that seems to be doing very well (the last one went broke on me), so all is good.

And Christmas is nearly here !  ;D   'Joy to the world', and all that kinda stuff.  :)

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Re: Rob's Ranch for Raconteurs
« Reply #219 on: December 12, 2010, 12:02:28 pm »
Hey Rob, thanks for calling this morning.  Sorry, I was knee-deep in SOS pads, cleaning house and couldn't get to the phone.  I think it was my turn to call, so I'll try you tomorrow eve your time, my early morning, okay?

So, you wish there was some happiness in here, huh?  Here ya go:

I've been quite happy and content, even fascinated, by life lately.  During the night, we had our first snowfall here in St. Louis.  I could smell it through my open window over my bed, and got up at 5 to look out, just like a little kid, and went outside in my slippers and sat on my porch swing and watched it fall to the ground, perfectly virgin and beautiful.  Not a single sound or sign of life, except for the breeze making all the flakes twist and turn on their way down.  It's moments like that, that are almost transcendent.  They give me peace, and fill me up with joy in order to support me during the rare times that aren't quite so joyful.

Have been dating a lot lately.  Men are an endless source of fascination for me.  Of the 6 I'm dating regularly right now, they all have vastly different personalities, which makes it all the more interesting.  Tonight I'm making dinner at my house for an old boyfriend that I haven't seen in 11 years.  He's mid-divorce, and I was the first friend he wanted to see.  He's a teacher, and a drummer/guitarist on the side.  He's written 13 new songs recently, and wants to play them for me first, so I am quite flattered by both those facts.  I'm sure it will be quite a blast from the past.  Again, something else that gives me peace and joy...  Old friends sitting on my couch, sipping wine, listening to music, holding hands, and smiling.  My 13-year-old couch, god love it, has this magical power of making the rest of the world and all the bad stuff, disappear.  I wish I could figure out how to clone it; I'd make a million:)

Is that enough happiness to tide you over for now, cause I could go on and on...

I'm sorry to hear your daughter is ill, apparently very ill.  I'm also sorry that I don't know what she is suffering from.  Can you enlighten those of us here who don't know please, if it's not too painful?

Take care of yourself, Rob.  Talk to you tomorrow, mate.
Dawn is coming,
Open your eyes...