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The Perfect Day

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Ryan, Mar 29, 2010.

  1. Ryan
    Joined: Jan 2, 1995
    Posts: 17,707

    from Austin, TX
    Staff Member

    Last edited: Mar 29, 2010
  2. StanDaManTX
    Joined: Feb 27, 2009
    Posts: 597

    from The South

  3. JeffreyJames
    Joined: Jun 13, 2007
    Posts: 16,588

    from SUGAR CITY

    Yeah the pics that Bleed posted gave me a little chill down the spine. First of all I am always extremely excited for people when they decide to take that step in their life and get married. It's been the best choice in my life I know Paul probably feels the same. Couple that with a good group of friends that also happen to have some of the baddest rides out there and you have the making for as you call "a perfect day". When you can mix life's passions and it all blends smoothly like it was meant to be it;s a day to celebrate for sure. Family, Friends, & Hot Rods.....what else is there?
  4. Awesome read...thanks for that.
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  5. Harms Way
    Joined: Nov 27, 2005
    Posts: 6,797

    Harms Way

    Yeah,... your right, In conversation when someone brings up another Hot Rodder,... I picture his car or project first,.... (And I am one of those knuckle heads that say "It's not about the cars,... it's about the people" :eek:)

    Sounds like a great time for friends and family,.... I wish Paul and his new Bride all the best life has to offer.
  6. Same thing with me,,,I hear a name and associate with the owners car.

    I am so happy for Paul and Cammie and wish them the best,,:) HRP
  7. nice always.
  8. 333 Half Evil
    Joined: Oct 16, 2006
    Posts: 1,440

    333 Half Evil

    A cool read Ryan. Thanks.
  9. tommy
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 14,763

    Member Emeritus

    I was afraid that I was the only one afflicted with this disease. I can tell you all the details of a guys hotrod but pulling up his name that is buried in my gray matter someplace is always a problem. It will come to me but long after the embarrassment of the immediate situation.

    It looked like a nice day with fun stuff to look at in the parking lot. Much cooler than the few weddings that I attend. I hope they have a long happy life together.
  10. BLAKE
    Joined: Aug 10, 2002
    Posts: 2,688


    Great read, RYAN.
  11. You and me both Tommy,,I was talking to a guy yesterday that I went to high school and I really didn't remember him,,he knew my name,remembered the band I played in but most of all remembered that jacked up 63 Falcon sprint,,

    When the talk turned to cars he said he had a primer red 55 chevy with chrome rims and no front bumper,,,I said yeah,,I remember the car and this is just a fluke but I instantantly knew him as Tommy. :D HRP
  12. 29 bones
    Joined: Sep 26, 2006
    Posts: 1,029

    29 bones
    from so cal

    well done story Ryan....painted a great picture in my head of those fellas rolling in,cool
  13. FlamedChevy
    Joined: Oct 28, 2008
    Posts: 684


    Nice article Ryan... best wishes to the newly weds.
  14. 60'shotrod
    Joined: Nov 18, 2007
    Posts: 2,913


    Ryan, A Damn fine read, sounds like a bloody great day was had by one and all!

  15. S.F.
    Joined: Oct 19, 2006
    Posts: 2,856


    Cool story, I suffer from the same problem, Most of the contacts in my phone does not have names, it has "the 40 Ford dude" "32 Roadster owner" "hot rod guy"
  16. 1950ChevySuburban
    Joined: Dec 20, 2006
    Posts: 6,210

    Member Emeritus
    from Tucson AZ

    Great read, Ryan. My brain seems to work the same way.
  17. Labold
    Joined: Nov 1, 2007
    Posts: 1,219


    Geat read, you've got a really good knack of telling a story.
  18. Rudy J
    Joined: Sep 28, 2008
    Posts: 1,480

    Rudy J
    1. Austin HAMB'ers

    Wow...great read
  19. autobodyed
    Joined: Mar 5, 2008
    Posts: 1,945

    from shelton ct

    cars... never forget 'em, names...never remember 'em. good read, makes sense to a car guy.
  20. Congrats Paul and Cammie! thats so great. btw - that cake turned out cool
  21. Mr48chev
    Joined: Dec 28, 2007
    Posts: 21,470


    Good story, I have been blessed with a wife who can remember names and who belongs to who and has how many kids and grand kids of our car and boat friends.

    For more years than she wants to count car events were our main social outlet and although I almost always know which guy goes which car or which boat when we are out on the boat. We are Rob and Jean on Sea Dragon when out on the boat. Or the guy with the Australian Shepard when Harley takes me for another trip up the dock and down an interesting path. With the 48 I think I am known as that guy who never seems to get his truck done.

    Congrats to Paul and Cammie and may the two of you spend many a fun hour cruising through life together.
  22. JeffreyJames
    Joined: Jun 13, 2007
    Posts: 16,588

    from SUGAR CITY

    The cake did turn out cool. But I am still trying to figure out why he wanted JohnnyCola's coupe as his wedding cake!!! Just kidding Paul!
  23. autobilly
    Joined: May 23, 2007
    Posts: 3,087


    <HR style="COLOR: #e5e5e5; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #e5e5e5" SIZE=1> <!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->
    "It&#8217;s as if I suffer from a sort of autism..." Along with social anxiaty. How about a lack of empathy?
    Asperger's Syndrome?!
  24. fab32
    Joined: May 14, 2002
    Posts: 13,990

    Member Emeritus

    Much well wishes to Paul and his new bride. The best thing that could happen to them is to be able to stand where I am today. Where is that? Married to an angel that I have been blessed with for the last 46 years this July. You'll know it's "right" when each passing year is better than the year before. congatulations!!!

  25. Harms Way
    Joined: Nov 27, 2005
    Posts: 6,797

    Harms Way

    For Frank, it's a Blessing,.... For his Wife,... it's a life sentence !:cool:
    Don't worry ol' pal,... My Wife is in for the life sentence as well. :D
  26. I don't have that problem because none of my friends have cool cars (truth be told, I don't really have any friends because I spend every waking moment and many sleeping ones working on my car or bikes). Even two of my "valued acquaintances" that own hot rod shops drive a newer dodge truck, and a scion... and I don't picture those.

    I wish I could say that I'm finishing my truck for our wedding for my fiancee, but she couldn't care less. You lucky dogs!
    Last edited: Mar 29, 2010
  27. need louvers ?
    Joined: Nov 20, 2008
    Posts: 12,917

    need louvers ?

    Ya, but mysta2 I can see your CB360! No, I've got the same affliction - if your car is not around, I probably won't recognize you. I seem to have room in my minds eye for the faces of about 10 - 15 peoples faces outside of my main group of friends and family. I just got a phone call earlier in the day from one of my fellow club members - the name JOE appears on my phone - the brain sees a bitchin' '29 closed cab and a '27 modified. There's got to be a 12 step program for us out there somewhere....
  28. scottybaccus
    Joined: Mar 13, 2006
    Posts: 4,111


    Chief, This is one of your best.

    Paul, buckle up! ;)
  29. striper
    Joined: Mar 22, 2005
    Posts: 4,481


    ...and thanks for the wedding pics Ryan

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