Happy Birthday Retro!

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Re: Happy Birthday Retro!

Post by PeterB » Mon Nov 02, 2009 2:01 pm

Have a good day Paul.


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Re: Happy Birthday Retro!

Post by Dhammabodhi » Mon Nov 02, 2009 2:19 pm

Happy B'day!!
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Re: Happy Birthday Retro!

Post by appicchato » Mon Nov 02, 2009 5:49 pm

Many happy returns Paul...today, and everyday... :thumbsup:

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Re: Happy Birthday Retro!

Post by Tex » Tue Nov 03, 2009 12:16 am

From one Paul to another -- Happy Birthday ! ! !


And thanks for all you do around here.
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Re: Happy Birthday Retro!

Post by Zulieka » Tue Nov 03, 2009 12:19 am

Happy Birthday Retro!! :twothumbsup:
'You cannot stop the birds of unhappiness flying around your head, but you dont have to allow them to make nests in your hair ' Chinese Proverb.

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Re: Happy Birthday Retro!

Post by Lazy_eye » Tue Nov 03, 2009 12:36 am

May your birthday be happy and the coming year even happier. All best wishes,


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Re: Happy Birthday Retro!

Post by LauraJ » Tue Nov 03, 2009 6:03 am

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Re: Happy Birthday Retro!

Post by retrofuturist » Tue Nov 03, 2009 6:07 am

Thanks everyone!


I've just come back from a 4 day camping trip with my family to Echuca, on the Victoria / New South Wales border. It was a lot of fun, but also really hot! It makes you realise how much we come to rely on air conditioning nowadays! We had to find creative ways to keep cool such as going ten-pin bowling (where I bowled my second ever 200 game!) and to the movies where we watched an excellent movie about a bodhisattva named Astro Boy. We also spent a lot of time at the swimming pool because my son Bennett loves swimming pools! I managed not to get sunburnt, so am pleased about that.

Back to work tomorrow, for a 3 day week.


Retro. :)
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Re: Happy Birthday Retro!

Post by PeterB » Tue Nov 03, 2009 1:52 pm

Hmmmm. Very full of the force young Skywalker is..... :smile:
It makes me feel tired just to read about it.


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