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Happy Birthday to You - John Strand
« on: January 15, 2014, 11:46:27 AM »
One of our favorite contributors John Strand has officially turned 54 on Wednesday 1/15! All the best wishes to a great climber and all 'round cool dude!
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Re: Happy Birthday to You - John Strand
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2014, 01:05:28 PM »
I thought all the dinosaurs went extinct a long time ago?




HBD, Mr. Strand!
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Re: Happy Birthday to You - John Strand
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2014, 03:33:55 PM »
Still a pup.  Hope it's  a great day

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Re: Happy Birthday to You - John Strand
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2014, 03:42:16 PM »
Happy birthday Mr. Strand. Make it a good one!
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Re: Happy Birthday to You - John Strand
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2014, 05:19:39 PM »
Happy birthday, John; I'm hoisting a Tuckerman 6288 Stout in your honor right now! 8) To quote a b'day card my sister
-in-law sent me "There are lots of good toasts, but Stay hydrated you bastard isn't one of them" ;D

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Re: Happy Birthday to You - John Strand
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2014, 08:29:05 PM »
I called John this afternoon and we chatted for a while. he sounded great and said that it was actually t-shirt weather in the sun. he and his wife were actually gong out climbing for the afternoon and he said that there was a 5.4 with his name on it at the crag where they were gong. [grin] it was great to hear his voice sound so strong.

happy day John, there are many more on the way!!!!
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Re: Happy Birthday to You - John Strand
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2014, 09:36:34 PM »
Thanks for the news, Al.
I am raising a glass of '08 CA Pinot now in your honor.  Had to work late today but still enjoying it with a dinner my wife had put together for me.
Cheers!

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Re: Happy Birthday to You - John Strand
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2014, 07:48:25 AM »
Happy Birthday John.  You are catching up to me. You know the legs are the second thing to go at your advanced age!! ;) ;)

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Re: Happy Birthday to You - John Strand
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2014, 05:11:43 PM »
Tanks everyone..except you Steve......

The details are  sketchy, but I'll remember

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Re: Happy Birthday to You - John Strand
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2014, 05:15:32 PM »
Happy belated Strandman, less than a year behind you.  Unfortunately I can't have a toast with you because I still haven't sent my project.   Have one for me!


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Re: Happy Birthday to You - John Strand
« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2014, 05:23:11 PM »
Happy belated Strandman, less than a year behind you.  Unfortunately I can't have a toast with you because I still haven't sent my project.   Have one for me!

Jesus Ward!  That's grit!

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Re: Happy Birthday to You - John Strand
« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2014, 05:33:27 PM »
Grit? I'd call it self abuse! ;D

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Re: Happy Birthday to You - John Strand
« Reply #12 on: January 16, 2014, 05:50:30 PM »
My climbing problem has gotten me into more trouble than my drinking problem for sure.

Happy BDAY John
I'm gonna have one  for Ward too.
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Re: Happy Birthday to You - John Strand
« Reply #13 on: January 16, 2014, 07:52:44 PM »
One for you tonight, Ward!
I am sure everyone close to you rather have you send and be able to drink again.

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Re: Happy Birthday to You - John Strand
« Reply #14 on: January 16, 2014, 08:36:06 PM »
Happy Bday dude!