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Mery Christmas 2017!!

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Mon Dec 25, 2017 9:39 am

Merry Christmas to Hawks Everywhere!!

As I write this, I'm jostling along watching the world go by from my second story view on a northbound train. My destination is Dockweiler Beach for a fun day of flying with two great friends: Joe and Frank.

While rolling along, I found this post by Mike on hanggliding.org:

Magentabluesky wrote:It is a Wonderful Life.

I would like to thank all the George Baileys out there. Thank you Frank, thank you Joe.

I have to agree. It is indeed a wonderful life, and I'm happy to be sharing it with people like you and Frank and Joe and Scott and Rick and Bill and Sam and Robin (RGSA) and Ernie and Red and Jim and Tony and Warren and Brian and Doug and Neil and Margie and Harry and Phil and all the great people I've met with a true love of hang gliding.

Yes, we've seen a number of Grinches (and Mr. Potters) along the way. But I have to agree with Mike that it is a wonderful life.

Thanks Mike.   :thumbup:
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Re: Mery Christmas 2017!!

Postby SamKellner » Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:08 pm

Merry Christmas and an air filled New Year !

Wonderful Life !
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Re: Mery Christmas 2017!!

Postby eagle » Mon Dec 25, 2017 7:59 pm

Merry Christmas from the Eagle

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Re: Mery Christmas 2017!!

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Mon Dec 25, 2017 8:07 pm

Thanks Sam.
Thanks Eagle.

I spent a great Christmas day flying with two of the founders of hang gliding.

How lucky am I?

Thanks Joe and Frank. It was a Merry Christmas!!!!    :thumbup:
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Re: Merry Christmas 2017!!

Postby wingspan33 » Mon Dec 25, 2017 9:39 pm

Well, it's almost 11:30 pm on Christmas day
but I have to ad a message of Holiday Cheer
about all of you great folks, . . what can I say?
If you're reading this you must be here.
Hanging out with the Hawks on a special day.

You all love the sky, and have no fear,
of flying with Santa, and all his reindeer.

It may be a myth, might just be a story,
but just like a sleigh I once flew though a minor snow flurry.

See you all down below, and now send you good cheer
Hopes for good things coming this soon-to-be New Year!

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Re: Merry Christmas 2017!!

Postby wingspan33 » Mon Dec 25, 2017 9:54 pm

Bob Kuczewski wrote:Merry Christmas to Hawks Everywhere!!

As I write this, I'm jostling along watching the world go by from my second story view on a northbound train. My destination is Dockweiler Beach for a fun day of flying with two great friends: Joe and Frank.

While rolling along, I found this post by Mike on hanggliding.org:

Magentabluesky wrote:It is a Wonderful Life.

I would like to thank all the George Baileys out there. Thank you Frank, thank you Joe.

I have to agree. It is indeed a wonderful life, and I'm happy to be sharing it with people like you and Frank and Joe and Scott and Rick and Bill and Sam and Robin (RGSA) and Ernie and Red and Jim and Tony and Warren and Brian and Doug and Neil and Margie and Harry and Phil and all the great people I've met with a true love of hang gliding.

Yes, we've seen a number of Grinches (and Mr. Potters) along the way. But I have to agree with Mike that it is a wonderful life.

Thanks Mike.   :thumbup:


Ditto

And thanks, Bob, for making this space for all of us!

PS - I've heard a story somewhere that every time a bell rings a hang glider pilot earns his wings! :D :thumbup:
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Re: Merry Christmas 2017!!

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:48 pm

wingspan33 wrote:And thanks, Bob, for making this space for all of us!

Thanks to you and everyone who gives it content. You are the U.S. Hawks.    :salute:

wingspan33 wrote:PS - I've heard a story somewhere that every time a bell rings a hang glider pilot earns his wings! :D :thumbup:

Sounds like something I've heard from Clarence, or Zuzu, or Nick the bartender. I hope you've had a Merry Christmas Scott!
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Re: Mery Christmas 2017!!

Postby Bill Cummings » Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:19 pm

I heard that Santa was all ready to start out from the North Pole when one of the elves ask him if he needed some kind of waiver before lifting off.
Excitement ran hog wild through the herd of reserve reindeer that the starting reindeer might be grounded due to Santa not filing the waiver.
Rudolf was stomping around in disbelief and panic.
Mrs. Clause put joy in all when she reminded them that only if they had joined the USHPA would there be any real red tape and problems.
The reindeer and sleigh lifted off exactly at the scheduled time that for security reasons hasn't been released by any controlling agency.
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Re: Mery Christmas 2017!!

Postby Rick Masters » Wed Dec 27, 2017 5:16 pm

This year's best Christmas present was the US Hawks!
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Re: Mery Christmas 2017!!

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Thu Dec 28, 2017 3:03 pm

Rick Masters wrote:This year's best Christmas present was the US Hawks!


Yup, every single one of you!!!

It's feeling like 2018 could be the corner we've been waiting to turn ...
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