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Old 08-28-2014, 09:49 PM   #21351
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These are the view from our seats at the Secret Cove Restaurant in Anacortes, WA.
Fabulous sea food dinner with a sunset to match. My girls and I had a great evening.

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Old 08-28-2014, 10:00 PM   #21352
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After two ACL reconstructions, one knee replaced, and two rotators cuff repairs I offer this advice. Only do what the therapist tell you to do, and only do at home what they prescribe you do. Doing more in anticiapation that more is better is not right when it comes to this type physical therapy. It is designed to help you - not hurt you. But you already know that, eh?.
Yeah, pretty much learned all that after rotator cuff surgery where they also had to cut off part of my clavicle. My sis-n-law had warned me about being a good therapy patient. She had knee replacement at age 49 and you'd never know it today. She made a believer outta me, though. When PT started, I was the model patient. Consequently, today I have probably 98% of my range of motion back. The shoulder is great. So yeah, I'm very appreciative of the benefits of PT. I cannot even imagine going through this kind of thing without PT. Gotta have it!

My mom has a friend who had knee surgery two years ago. He only did the exercises when he was with the therapist, and never did any of them at home. Today, he is having a really hard time. Still using a walker. So sad.

And to Barbara, my hat is off. Rehabbing two new knees at once ... Well, all I can say is

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These are the view from our seats at the Secret Cove Restaurant in Anacortes, WA.
Fabulous sea food dinner with a sunset to match. My girls and I had a great evening.

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Awesome view Les! Said it before - you're a lucky dog (mutant)...
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Old 08-28-2014, 10:24 PM   #21354
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Beautiful part of the world! Seen any pirates yet? They could be muties ....
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SarahW, Martin is saying we haven't heard from you lately. It's required by the bylaws that you check in now'n agin. Besides, we're wondering how's it goin' over your way!
Hi Sue! I've been having a busy summer, but I try to keep up with the RVMs. I hope you and Martin are having a wonderful time. I'm enjoying your travel reports and photos very much! Keep 'em comin'!
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Hi yourself!! The ole' retirement clock is tickin' down!!
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The trail is the thing, not the end of the trail. Travel too fast, and you miss all you are traveling for. - Louis L'Amour

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I do not have "my own" driveway. No more painting, or spackeling, or mowing grass, or shoveling snow. No more cleaning up neighbors dog poop. I have no job, or at least one that i need to show up to everyday.
Dave you were right "The Journey is Our Destination".

Ah, but do you miss them? Ya gotta say!

See? The entrance requirements to this august, sick and twisted group are verrrry stringent! But we feel confident you can meet them all and will enter our ranks in short order.

It seems you are already known amongst us, so I bid you welcome. We are family!

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These are the view from our seats at the Secret Cove Restaurant in Anacortes, WA.
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Mmm-mmm, lovely! If dinner was anywhere near as good, you were nearly in heaven! Beautiful pics!
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Old 08-29-2014, 01:28 AM   #21361
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So I take it you won't be going on a mutant cruise. --

Actually - I have never been on a cruise. And I do have a bunch of suggestions in for SOGC locations but as I have said before... it takes a bit of coordination and time to pull that all together. By Dec 5th I should be settled in enough to really work on the SOGC.. and anyone else is welcome to take a stab at it before hand..

It does seem that since I started doing retirement type things - cruise lines - credit card companies and lord knows who all want to hook me up with something - scooters - bathtubs - Vilas - condos - retirement communities - rv lots - lol..

So when whoozits with cruises called the other day we talked about cruises. Just tossed it out there Tim since you have been on a cruise since the thread began - Sue has been on 4 or 5 - Dave and Nola have 1 a year in their "plans" and Don and Colleen cruise... and others - so I thought it might be something to think about. Especially given the proximity of San Diego to AZ - or cruises out of FL for wintering mutants... seemed like a good idea at the time.

So Mel - we got together 1 time before - and will plan another - and mini-c's happen with more and more frequency.

This is the link to the presentation of the FEGC @ CL
http://www.rvmutants.com/first-ever-...ng-history.htm

Edit in testing the link - looks like you may have to pop it a time or two to get it to behave...

Take a look and peruse the rest of the website too... we have a great group - and every last mutant is a rainbow riding winner!

Elizabeth - your mugs are on the way...

Mel - I can get ya some mugs but the patch is on hold for now. Maybe in March LOL.

Later mutants...
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Good morning mutants....
Les, gorgeous sunset...
Sarah we have mussed you.
Mel. Keep on pt..ing...
Tim is leaving out soon
Marty is meeting up with Dave
QTπ getting her first trim today
I am babysitting tomorrow....

As are the rainbow colors, we are all doing and not all knowing.... Its early, already been up an hour....
Still hot down here.....



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I agree on all above. The cc5er was very nice and actually big enough. We had decided to do more traveling instead of just going somewhere and setting up for a week or so. The Mh is so much easier to set up and allows us more spontaneity in our travels, for instance if I'm recognized by the paparazzi or FBI, I can be gone quickly.

Now let me know more about the rally, where etc. as we may be in area a undetermined time.
Yeah I am slowly starting to agree with the MH concept - push a button and you are camping - spend a overnight in a Wally world WITH A/C because you have a inverter and genny on board - lots and lots and LOTS of advantages over a 5er.

Problem we have ATM is our Rockwood is so over-modded, Forest River wouldn't recognize it Hell, I have even installed a home made slide out drawer in the basement We will need to find a experienced RVer who appreciates all these finer things in life so we can get a good deal when we trade up!

As for the FROG Planning Rally in October, here is the email I sent out to the FROGs:

Greetings!

We have a venue and a date for the first ALA-FROG rally!

WHEN: OCT 24-26 2014
WHERE: Mill Creek RV Park
- Mill Creek Park Homepage

Before I call the Campgound and start reserving sites, I wanted to confirm that you will be attending.

If you are, please send me the following info:

Model of your RV
Type (Motorhome, 5th Wheel, Travel Trailer, ect)
Length
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Power Requirement

Here is my contact Info:
Bob Williams
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bob@williamsnet.org

Please provide the same to me

Let's Get Ready To Rally!!

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Good morning mutants....
Les, gorgeous sunset...
Sarah we have mussed you.
Mel. Keep on pt..ing...
Tim is leaving out soon
Marty is meeting up with Dave
QTπ getting her first trim today
I am babysitting tomorrow....

As are the rainbow colors, we are all doing and not all knowing.... Its early, already been up an hour....
Still hot down here.....



Diane is the original FTSFM........... (Fast Talking Sliding Finger Mutant, #64) and is retired, duh!
Hmmm Little dusty here pardon my slacking!!

Gonna be another Labor Day smok'er here in Alabammy today - mid 90s and ya swim through the air.

Of course, we DO have the benefits of spectaluar sunrises up here on the Mountain (OK what we call Mountains in 'Bama ya'll out west call hills )
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