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Blog entry by jbschutz posted 01-12-2021 01:39 PM 345 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Number 10!

It’s a good thing I have a computer to remind me of things. I got a message that it was my 10th anniversary of joining LJ. The past year has been a strange one. I think I have managed to do a lot, inspite of the virus, maybe even spending a bit more time in the shop.
My wife and I played golf together 45 times….gotta be a record! A friend mused that the virus afforded him and his wife more time together, and it gave her a chance to go over all the things he had done wrong in the past 60 years. I got in a lot of fishing and created some new wood projects.
I miss getting together with friends and handshakes and hugs, but mostly I miss the smiles that hide behind masks these days. I hope we will all remember what we missed and treasure those things more when they return.
John

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com



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Lenny

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#1 posted 01-12-2021 02:05 PM

Congrats John. I appreciate your, at once, incisive yet light-hearted comments. If I may, I will share two of my favorite “pandemic jokes”. A couple had been quarantining together for a few weeks. They are sitting on the couch together. One turns to the other and says: “Could you not bat your eyelashes so loudly?” A fellow is telling his drinking buddy one night that he has to go into quarantine with his wife. He says: “If I die in the next two weeks, it wasn’t due to the virus!” Take care John.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#2 posted 01-12-2021 02:30 PM

Spot on, we all take to much for granted.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#3 posted 01-12-2021 03:51 PM

Congrats on the anniversary!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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