There are a couple who deserve special recognition. Gale, and Susan, we were members of an online support community to help us in our efforts to quit, and we have just become friends.
In fact Susan, and Gale were my first Facebook friends, I had joined Facebook several months prior because I wanted to join this particular fan group, for my beloved KIN 2M phone, but it was filled with superior, smug people and I quickly ignored them (actually, I am still trying to decide whether Facebook is a huge waste of time or the most under utilized form of entertainment, keep an eye on Life Explained for more in the near future) so it was nice to have a friend, and all of the sudden I had two friends, of course now I am in the thirties, but, I still remember when it was only two.
Susan (who is from Columbus) has actually had beers with my wife and I on more than one occasion, and we are considering her for the exalted position of "drinking buddy," on a probationary basis of course. Even though she is genius, MENSA member, who can do amazing things with Microsoft Excel she still enjoys a good pirate joke. Hey, Susan, what does a pirate do on the weekend? Yarrrrrdwork. I don't really know if she likes pirate jokes or not, but she has a wonderful sense of humor, and has been to a Grateful Dead concert and that is cool.
Gale (who is from
Anyway, thank you, both. In the words of Jerry Garcia, "what a long, strange trip it's been." But, thanks to you it has never been dull.
There would be pictures here, but they still need to sign the consent form, and have it notarized, and air parceled to our secret location. Not really, I am going to email them and ask for permission.