[rescue] 1 maybe 2 FREE SGI Crimsons

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Feb 18 19:42:47 CST 2004

On Feb 18, 2004, at 8:23 PM, Carl R. Friend wrote:
>>    Up until I was 29 or 30, I (purely coincidentally) wound up dating 
>> a
>> string of women who were around 20-21 or so, one after the other.  I
>> ran into that problem FAR too many times, and eventually swore them
>> off.  I call that period the Insane Years.
>    Bad plan.  They're not "mature" before that point and can "shift
> gears" too quickly for comfort.  Been there....  Time to move.

   Yup.  I learned that the hard way.

>    Hey!  What's wrong with grey hair?  A damned good chunk of my
> beard is grey now!

   Also as I'm fond of saying, you'll be farting dust any day now. ;)

>>    Now, I'm 34, Julia is 33, and things seem Just Right(tm). :)
>    You're a lucky man.

   Not to gloat...but yes, yes I am.  She is wonderful!

>    I got lucky and met a wonderful woman at a wine tasting (got
> dragged there because some of my friends thought I needed "culture"
> (you get that in a biology lab)) who used the most amazing "pickup
> line" I'd ever heard in my life: "What's your favourite computer?"

   Oh My. 8-)

>    I was at the time (1) not interested in any sort of relationsip,
> (2) drinking an oil-can of Fosters Lager (at a wine tasting), and
> (3) figured honesty was the best approach to this as she'll be after
> someone with a "state of the art" taste", so I answered, "PDP-10".
> What started thereafter led to a 15-years-and-counting relationship.

   Kick _ASS_! 8-) 8-)

>    Oh, she's 11 years my senior, thoroughly grey, and absolutely
> wonderful.

   Well...it certainly sounds like she is.  (Wonderful, that is!)

>    Happiness is where you find it.  Even it if does sneak up and
> surprise you....

   Indeed. :)  Julia did sorta sneak up and surprise me, but nowhere 
near to the extent that your wife did.  Not that I'm complaining, mind 


Dave McGuire                      "My tummy hurts now, but my soul
Cape Coral, FL                   feels a little better."     -Ed

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