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#569732 - 12/03/17 10:10 PM Wedding Bells for the D member of my S & D team  
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My daughters boyfriend of four or five years now called my wife and I the other day to ask our permission for him to have our daughters hand in marriage, we think the world of him and gave it our blessings.
So everything is now a whirlwind of action. They both graduate from college this week and then the day after Christmas they move to Golden, Colorado to strike out on their own. His father is loaning them a fifth wheel trailer to live in until they can make other arrangements.

Wife and I will help them move and are taking our fifth wheel up there to stay a few days.

Daughter has found a place to hold her wedding, The Grand Canadian Theater is an old Opry House from about 1915....I remember seeing movies there in the early '70's. Very nice and unique place.

Wife is going frantic finding a Mother of the Bride dress. Me, I'm just trying to find some shorts that have paint stains to match their theme...Navy, Burgandy, Gold...

I just doesn't seem possible that this day has is nearly here. I so happy and proud for both my kids. The S part of the team has a steady girlfriend going to college in Chickasha, Oklahoma. He was raised on a ranch out in the Oklahoma Panhandle and raises some cattle herself. She funny and spirited and is the light of my sons world. He seems so at ease with her. This is is first steady relationship.

Anyway I just thought I would pop in and share this will all of you.

Best wishes,

Parrott_head


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#569733 - 12/03/17 10:34 PM Re: Wedding Bells for the D member of my S & D team [Re: Parrott_head]  
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Congratulations. Sounds like you are going to be busy.


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#569734 - 12/03/17 11:49 PM Re: Wedding Bells for the D member of my S & D team [Re: Parrott_head]  
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PH, congrats on the kids growing up and becoming free birds on their own. You probably are familiar with this but this is Kahlil Gibran's take on raising children. It's worth reviewing even if you have read it many times, as I have.

http://www.katsandogz.com/onchildren.html


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#569735 - 12/04/17 01:11 AM Re: Wedding Bells for the D member of my S & D team [Re: Parrott_head]  
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Nice poem....very fitting....


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#569736 - 12/04/17 03:41 PM Re: Wedding Bells for the D member of my S & D team [Re: Parrott_head]  
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Wow, congrats! It doesn't seem so long ago they were much younger!!!



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#569737 - 12/04/17 06:25 PM Re: Wedding Bells for the D member of my S & D team [Re: Parrott_head]  
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Congrats! Fun time for all involved.


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#569738 - 12/04/17 06:46 PM Re: Wedding Bells for the D member of my S & D team [Re: Parrott_head]  
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I'll bet you can't wait until their little ones are running around the house.


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#569739 - 12/04/17 07:44 PM Re: Wedding Bells for the D member of my S & D team [Re: Parrott_head]  
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It is amazing how when they are little time seems to move so slowly but one day you turn around & they are adults breaking out on there own & time is moving so much faster. My son is 23 1/2 & our relationship gets stronger all the time & i am couldn't be prouder.


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#569740 - 12/04/17 09:01 PM Re: Wedding Bells for the D member of my S & D team [Re: Parrott_head]  
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Congrats.
Sounds like they've picked winners and should be very happy.


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#569741 - 12/05/17 01:36 AM Re: Wedding Bells for the D member of my S & D team [Re: Parrott_head]  
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Compared to my family it sounds like everybody is staying in the same neighborhood!

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#569747 - 12/06/17 12:57 AM Re: Wedding Bells for the D member of my S & D team [Re: Parrott_head]  
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Like the Grateful Dead say......What a long, strange trip its been...


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#569757 - 12/06/17 02:50 PM Re: Wedding Bells for the D member of my S & D team [Re: Parrott_head]  
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