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Author Topic: S/O's  (Read 1137 times)

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Re: S/O's
« Reply #15 on: March 26, 2013, 10:39:40 AM »

Always a good idea  :-\

Tc and I started a very serious climb just before his wedding, got hailed off Cannon.

Condemned man  11B R  rp#0, rp #1, tied off KB and a #3 friend... you should finish it
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« Reply #16 on: March 26, 2013, 11:06:16 AM »

This - "We may not climb very hard but we have fun when we can get to the rock!" - is great.  Enjoy it.

+1 !!!!  ;)
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« Reply #17 on: March 26, 2013, 11:11:29 AM »

My soon to be ex and I met climbing 12 years ago here in the Valley. She was and still is a very talented climber, but her interests and passions were more into trail running and hiking...she is a cardio animal. After the kids were born, the two of us didn't have the time to rope up together which I still regret.

I am going on almost 30 years of climbing here pretty soon...it is amazing to me how much of my time on this earth has been spent clinging to the side of a mountain?!??!  :)
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« Reply #18 on: March 26, 2013, 11:55:21 AM »

Married 4 decades + to the same woman! At first, she climbed a bit, even some alpine stuff in the Pacific NW and S. Teton, descending from the summit in a T-storm. After 2 years, (she loves to tell this story) we were dining out in a restaurant at the Gunks  (probably The Mountain Brauhaus) and I said " this fall we'll work on raising your rock climbing standard", to which she replied " Jeff, I don't have a standard and I've decided rock climbing isn't my thing!" I stammered something, then she said "don't worry, I know you love it and I won't ask you to stop."
  As any couple does, we've had some rough patches and I've had to throttle back a few times, but I've spent a lot of time in the Alps, all over the American West, Canadian Rockies, Britain (Wales, England, Scotland) , Greece, and am still climbing and guiding 70-80 days /year, so life is good. Fortunately, she loves travel, foreign or domestic, so she has accompanied me on most of my longer trips. 8)
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« Reply #19 on: March 26, 2013, 12:27:24 PM »

You got a good one there Jeff!!   ;)
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« Reply #20 on: March 26, 2013, 01:30:22 PM »

My wife wants me to get out as much as possible.........So her boyfriend can come visit. :) :-* :-\

Mine did too Steve...but it was just because she hates me!   ;D
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« Reply #21 on: March 26, 2013, 05:04:51 PM »

You got a good one there Jeff!!   ;)
+1 for sure.  And heart warming to read.  Thanks for sharing.
I hope I will be able to claim the same as Jeff in 25 years or so. 
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« Reply #22 on: March 26, 2013, 05:43:43 PM »

My wife of 17 years has no issue when I get out. She notices when I've been cooped up and need to move.
She will not climb however; a step stool is as high as I can get her off the ground. She will hike and occasionally cycle with me.
I just finished building her a craft room so I can basically do what ever I want for a good 3 months  :)
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Re: S/O's
« Reply #23 on: March 26, 2013, 06:36:10 PM »

My wife wants me to get out as much as possible.........So her boyfriend can come visit. :) :-* :-\

Niland still hang s around  :)

My parent s were married 54 fucking years. 'till my Dad died  ,, just amazing

i'm halfway and am psyched.. the best woman ever
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« Reply #24 on: April 21, 2013, 07:00:40 AM »

I am happy to report that I get a second chance with the love of my life.  During the birth of our second child, a beautiful baby girl, my wife developed serious complications.  Four minutes without a heartbeat, Seven surgeries, seven complete blood transfusions, one med flight to MGH, two weeks in I.C.U. , and many prayers later I will be bringing her home.

LOTS OF SOUL SEARCHING the last eighteen days.  Make sure you tell your SO how much he/she means to you.  Don't wait.
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« Reply #25 on: April 21, 2013, 07:03:14 AM »

Derek I am glad things are getting better. Give me a call when things settle down
 
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Re: S/O's
« Reply #26 on: April 21, 2013, 07:08:38 AM »

Thanks Jim.  Miss you bud.
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Re: S/O's
« Reply #27 on: April 21, 2013, 11:46:43 AM »

Sounds like a very difficult time. I wish you and your family a healthy and happy future.
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« Reply #28 on: April 21, 2013, 05:34:40 PM »

Derek, glad things are looking better. Musta been rough but I'm glad it reaffirmed your feelings for her. Stay positive man and hopefully I'll be able to send som biz your way. Congrats on the healthy daughter too man :)
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Re: S/O's
« Reply #29 on: April 21, 2013, 05:58:58 PM »

Derek, wishing you and yours the very, very best! Glad to hear that things are moving in the right direction--continue to cherish the people who matter; they're what gives meaning to life!
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