Happy Thanksgiving my friends (The perfect gift)

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by DukeSoprano, Nov 19, 2018.

  1. DukeSoprano

    DukeSoprano Well-Known Member

    Jan 17, 2013
    My lovely wife kept asking me what I wanted for Christmas, I always reply, nothing, I have everything I need!
    Well she pulled off the perfect gift!
    Years ago I went through a divorce and my 2 kids kind of stayed away from me and my new wife.. She has worked for years to bring us back together and life has been great recently, they visit us often.
    Last Friday night I found out she had sent my granddaughter and grandson new clothes and had my son and daughter all meet us at JC Pennys for pictures lol

    She had them take a picture of my old self and my son, his son, my daughter and her daughter as a gift for me.

    IT WORKED!
    The Perfect gift!
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    Happy Thanksgiving to you all!
    Jeffrey "DukeSoprano"
     
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  2. A45GUNNER

    A45GUNNER Well-Known Member

    697
    Jun 8, 2012
    That is a great gift! I'm glad all is well Happy Thanksgiving to you & yours
     
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  3. B81

    B81 Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2018
    You have a beautiful family. Congratulations!
     
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  4. azguy1911

    azguy1911 Screw it, I'm buying more 1911's

    Oct 22, 2015
    Nice stuff Duke, I'm glad you are enjoying life and that beautiful family ;)
     
  5. Dwe

    Dwe I'm a terminal 1911 Addict!

    Sep 4, 2011
    Embrace it my friend!

    Fine looking kids and grand children.

    Fantastic gift!
     
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  6. Old Sea Dragon

    Old Sea Dragon Well-Known Member

    Feb 10, 2018
  7. Mike Meints

    Mike Meints Well-Known Member

    Mar 2, 2017
    Happy Thanksgiving Duke !
     
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  8. Dangerous Brian

    Dangerous Brian Pigtails and butter please...

    Dec 9, 2013
  9. Colorado Sonny

    Colorado Sonny Deo Volente Supporting Addict

    Sep 25, 2015
    Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy your children and grandchildren. In the end, nothing else matters but the children. :D
     
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  10. Mike A

    Mike A Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Mar 19, 2017
    Happy Thanksgiving to everyone :D Wishing everyone a perfect
    gift this Holiday season.
     
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  11. Ethanol Red

    Ethanol Red Make it a double Supporting Addict

    Jul 12, 2015
    Thank you for this post. Some days are really tough to get through but this reminds me that everything will be okay. Family and friends can pull you out of the ditch every time. I hope all you fellas have a warm place to gather. Peace.
     
  12. zipper046

    zipper046 Well-Known Member

    Dec 28, 2013
    beautiful!!!!
     
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  13. removed

    removed Well-Known Member

    Aug 22, 2015
    You know Duke all that matters in the end is family. Everything else is just "stuff", material inanimate objects that can be replaced. The only exception being is our pets.

    Your son may not know it now but he will remember and likely cherish this photo at some point in the future!

    Have a Happy Thanksgiving, to one and all!
     
  14. DukeSoprano

    DukeSoprano Well-Known Member

    Jan 17, 2013
    It is hard to believe 7 years ago I was that fat guy eating alone at the all you can eat buffet, I had lost my family and most of my friends. I was alone, I hit rock bottom and just about gave up. I wish I could go back in time and tell myself everything would work out!
     
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  15. Jimhoag

    Jimhoag In Kentucky

    Jun 14, 2013
    Happy Thanksgiving

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G891A using Tapatalk
     
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  16. boatdoc

    boatdoc Well-Known Member

    Aug 3, 2015
    that is a gift that will give you the warm and fuzzies for years @Duke

    congrats and enjoy


    happy thanksgiving to all the addicts too
     
  17. boatdoc

    boatdoc Well-Known Member

    Aug 3, 2015
    just rejoice in the fact that it did. you DESERVED better and now you have it ALL> enjoy
     
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  18. SparkyAZ

    SparkyAZ It is a dry heat, right... Supporting Addict

    Sep 11, 2012
    You are truly blessed Jeffrey...
     
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  19. Mikey421

    Mikey421 Well-Known Member

    Feb 22, 2014
    Duke, you have a very beautiful family!! Don’t ever dwell on your past. Take the lessons learned and apply them to your future. Those grandchildren will be looking to you for your wisdom now, and your kids will be needing your knowledge. Those are your purposes now.

    A very Happy Thanksgiving to all of my American friends here! May the blessings of the season be yours.


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  20. ToniTX

    ToniTX Member

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    Aug 14, 2017
    Happy thanksgiving
     
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