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I went to my first Jeep "thing" yesterday - a "rolling wave" for a boy's 9th birthday. The back story: his dad is a Jeeper and the family goes on off-road / camping weekends. Dad is being deployed to the Middle East and will miss his son's birthday. Dad asks his off-road pals to "take care of Jax on his birthday" and word spreads among a couple Jeep clubs.

Between 20 and 30 Jeeps met at the nearby high school, and we lined up. A couple plain black SUVs went to get the family, and drove them by us, "on review." When the SUVs passed the group, the Fire Engine, MD CHART truck and two State Troopers lead us in the procession back to the family's house. The Engine and Troopers blocked traffic for us.

I could only get one shot, as we lined up and waited for the family to review us.


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Refreshing story about what was done for the boy's birthday.
 
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I went to my first Jeep "thing" yesterday - a "rolling wave" for a boy's 9th birthday. The back story: his dad is a Jeeper and the family goes on off-road / camping weekends. Dad is being deployed to the Middle East and will miss his son's birthday. Dad asks his off-road pals to "take care of Jax on his birthday" and word spreads among a couple Jeep clubs.

Between 20 and 30 Jeeps met at the nearby high school, and we lined up. A couple plain black SUVs went to get the family, and drove them by us, "on review." When the SUVs passed the group, the Fire Engine, MD CHART truck and two State Troopers lead us in the procession back to the family's house. The Engine and Troopers blocked traffic for us.

I could only get one shot, as we lined up and waited for the family to review us.

Youse "Jeepers" are cool peoples!
 
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USA Hosers! Just wanted to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving! And for those not in the USA - have a great weekend!
 

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Happy Thanksgiving, hosers in the US! I hope everyone has a relaxing day with family and friends, and good food. ❤
 

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Happy Thanksgiving my fellow Americans! turkey twerk.gif
 
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Well, it is dirty and there are a couple scratches on the bed cap (plastic), but no dents.

It's been a long night. Pegleg is back in the hospital with bone infection. MLW came up first thing yesterday morning and I popped in yesterday evening. I ran home long enough to feed kitty and take a shower, then got back up here (about 1-1/2 hours from home) a few minutes ago. She is in "comfort care" which means she does not want to be resusitated. We've heard a few hours to one guess of two or three weeks. Looks like it may be another sucky Christmas.
 

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Well, it is dirty and there are a couple scratches on the bed cap (plastic), but no dents.

It's been a long night. Pegleg is back in the hospital with bone infection. MLW came up first thing yesterday morning and I popped in yesterday evening. I ran home long enough to feed kitty and take a shower, then got back up here (about 1-1/2 hours from home) a few minutes ago. She is in "comfort care" which means she does not want to be resusitated. We've heard a few hours to one guess of two or three weeks. Looks like it may be another sucky Christmas.
So sorry bear.
 

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Well, it is dirty and there are a couple scratches on the bed cap (plastic), but no dents.

It's been a long night. Pegleg is back in the hospital with bone infection. MLW came up first thing yesterday morning and I popped in yesterday evening. I ran home long enough to feed kitty and take a shower, then got back up here (about 1-1/2 hours from home) a few minutes ago. She is in "comfort care" which means she does not want to be resusitated. We've heard a few hours to one guess of two or three weeks. Looks like it may be another sucky Christmas.

I'm so sorry :(
 
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thanks, hon.

in a nutshell, antibiotics have been stopped as they appeared to be causing a drop in kidney function. Pain med was given IV. She isn’t responsive to verbal questions but does respond to touch. We are waiting for hospice to determine if she will receive home or in-patient care (likely).

I’ll probably go home tonight and come back tomorrow unless I am needed to go back to her trailer.

I’ll return to work Monday if nothing changes.
 
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Sherry's (SIL's / 'Pegleg's") journey is finally over - no more pain, anxiety and depression. She drove me crazy, but she always meant well and put others before herself.

Rest in peace.
 

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