NFR 2017 Swimmy all out Xmas bash!!!

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  1. Swimmy

    Swimmy Riffle > Run > Pool

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    Snow just makes it all more fun.

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    Nice. Hate to see decorations "cluttered".
     
  3. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    Mine are definitely "uncluttered". :D
     
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    Hey J0! (never heard that before, have you?) -
    That's a darn cute outfit, including the bobber. Don't care if it is Swimmy approved or not. It's grandpa approved.

    Pat
     
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    Swimmy Riffle > Run > Pool

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    Anyone want to come over and do some caroling tomorrow evening? I'm organizing a group...
     
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    Good on you! I'd love to if I were in-state. Fortunately, I sing like a bird. Unfortunately, that bird is a Sandhill Crane . . . reckon I could provide the 12-string accompaniment though.
     
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    Swimmy Riffle > Run > Pool

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    Jim, I will accept your rain check.

    I'm having some friends over for dinner and maybe a game or two. Afterwards I've proposed a stroll through the neighborhood for a carol or two. My single friends just laugh but my friends with kids think it is a fun idea.

    I'm curious how our members would feel if folks stopped by singing carols?
     
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    We did a lot of it when I was a kid (when I could sing, lol.). I know it was well-received back then; I wouldn't think that today's family-oriented sub-divisions would be any different than the small town of my youth. I have never encountered carolers here (other than at the mall before I learned to avoid such places), but were carolers to appear in my neighborhood I relish & appreciate their effort.
     
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    I really hadn't thought about Christmas carolers for a long time and probably haven't had that pleasure at our door for 20 years. I wonder if this tradition is another religious practice that's going by the wayside? I'd very much enjoy it if you ring our doorbell and sing a Christmas carol or two. As for me joining a group of carolers: I don't sing well (that might mean I can't carry a tune.)
     
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    No one would walk here let alone walk here and sing...especially in the dark...I'd be flagging traffic again waiting for the Sheriffs office to come and relieve me of that duty...
     
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    Way back when, I sang in a professional boy’s choir called the Pennsylvania Singing Boy’s, for several years in my pre-teens, before my voice changed. We bus toured around the northeast some, and did concerts, etc.

    At Christmas time, I can remember going around town and singing Christmas carols at a few people’s homes, but I suspect it was prearranged with those families beforehand, so we didn’t show up unannounced, especially since there were 30 - 40 of us. What fun that was back then.

    Several of the boys in our choir went on to have musical or acting careers, but I never did. Probably the best known of these, that some of you old timers might remember, was John Davidson. I continued to sing some through high school, but by then my focus had largely turned to sports, fishing, ...and girls!

    John
     
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    Oh boy. I'm gonna need a hat....and a band.

     
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    Helped a friend decorate a tree the other day. This one had a fun red/black theme. So far I've helped decorate three trees, and mine isn't even up yet. I love this time of year!
    We are getting into the stretch run now! Get those lights up
     
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    I will watch & am looking forward to "White Christmas." My Dad really liked that movie and so do I.
     
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