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Author Topic: Been away, back now.  (Read 216 times)

Offline Mad Irish Jack

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Been away, back now.
« on: December 15, 2022, 03:28:15 PM »
 :wave  Since covid interrupted the world I've been bad lucked with injuries, luckily not illness related, just aged ailments. Injured R ankle, both shoulders, left wrist,R hip & knee. Making the best but my activity levels have taken the hit. It's still said that my mind is still rondy question. Chasing 75, feeling and playing like 30. And there lies the explanation.
     I'm trying to help raise my grandson since his father is gone. He just turned 16. He made his HS golf team, even though he never had a club in his hand. He did 5 years shooting in a local small bore rifle competition club. He just got into hunting a year ago. He's shotgunned pheasants and squirrel & hunted deer with no success ( only able to do 5 afternoons which was part of the lack of success. I got him a combo license this year and after Christmas we'll do the PA flintlock deer ML season. After that, our county has an extended firearms (w/ restrictions) to hunt antler-less deer. He'll do HS Track & Field seeking to throw Javelin and Discus. I've been a throw event coach for 23 years from the youth through the collegiate group.  Glad to be able to have a little more activity level going . So the main reason for this post is to say, "Hooooozahhh Y'all". :bigsmile:
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Online Hank in WV

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Re: Been away, back now.
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2022, 05:18:27 PM »
Welcome back, hope thr healing continues. :toast
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Re: Been away, back now.
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2022, 07:12:32 PM »
Welcome home Jack! :yessir:
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Online RobD

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Re: Been away, back now.
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2022, 08:24:18 PM »
Welcome back, Jack.

Online Nessmuk

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Re: Been away, back now.
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2022, 08:18:14 AM »
Glad to see you back, Jack. This party was a little less crazy while you were gone, hope you help liven it up!!
I'm  not  H/C or P/C or even a particularly  good shot but I have a hell of a good time!

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Online Butler Ford 40

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Re: Been away, back now.
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2022, 09:32:04 AM »
Welcome back!  :bl th up
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Offline Winter Hawk

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Re: Been away, back now.
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2022, 07:11:18 PM »
Great to see you back, Jack!  Sounds like that 16 year old is keeping you going, which is good.  I'll keep you young (or acting that way)!

Don't be shy, I have always enjoyed your posts and hope to see many more.

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Online KDubs

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Re: Been away, back now.
« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2022, 08:14:52 AM »
Welcome back, now start posting  :bl th up
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