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Posted: 5/5/2002 6:57:43 PM EST
Of all the things you have done in your life so far, what are you most proud of?? What have you accomplished? What is the one thing you really want people to say or remember you by when you die? I choose my family. I believe I am a good husband and a decent father. This is what I truly have accomplished and will be remembered by. Sgtar15 PS That and the one time I placed a 5 shot group all touching at 100yards.[sniper]
Link Posted: 5/5/2002 7:35:34 PM EST
My family name.
Link Posted: 5/5/2002 7:36:49 PM EST
My collection of shotglasses.. I have like 50 or 60..!!! lol.. just kidding.... (but i really do have that many)
Link Posted: 5/5/2002 7:42:47 PM EST
My little family. Thanks for asking (reminding me)...
Link Posted: 5/5/2002 7:45:46 PM EST
I just snowboarded down Whistler Mountain and only fell on my arse three times. You guys should all worship me for the athlete I am.
Link Posted: 5/5/2002 8:06:04 PM EST
My son, who in spite of all the mistakes I made has done well and has become a person of substance and has accomplished much and will accomplish more. If you happen to come across the current (June) copy of "Sport Compact Car" look starting at page 138. You'll find a six page spread on the car he built and raced. Vic.
Link Posted: 5/5/2002 8:09:08 PM EST
My marriage and family, med school, platoon honorman in bootcamp.
Link Posted: 5/5/2002 8:14:00 PM EST
I have nothing to be proud of, therefore I am not committing one of the 7 deadly sins.
Link Posted: 5/5/2002 8:16:43 PM EST
My kids. Despite having me as a father, they still turned out to be two people to be proud of.[:D]
Link Posted: 5/5/2002 8:17:26 PM EST
My lovely and bueatiful wife, my son and my dogs. [url=http://www.ar15.com/members/albums/Defcon%2F861124%2Ejpg]My boy[/url]
Link Posted: 5/5/2002 8:28:26 PM EST
... My [b]Family[/b], trusted [b]friends[/b] and ..... ... the way our [b]Founding Fathers[/b] beautifully framed the [b]Constitution of the United States of America[/b] unlike any other form of government ever seen in the world.
Link Posted: 5/5/2002 9:27:48 PM EST
Hard to say this early in life. I'm facing by far the hardest time in my life now for reasons I won't go into here, so it may change. So far, probably the College degree hanging on my wall as I type this. Not because it is a milestone and took a lot of work, but because I went to a superliberal, very prestigious school...and beat the liberal intellectuals at their own game while playing 2 sports and being my conservative self. The few true friends I have made along the way are big too.
Link Posted: 5/5/2002 10:01:00 PM EST
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My wife and daughter. Here is a picture of mom and Alexis on her 1st birthday. [img]http://us.f1.yahoofs.com/users/cdb3c6bf/bc/My+Photos/mom+and+lexie.jpg?bc_Cm18At.dIdLEh[/img] Here's another one of her digging into her cake. [img]http://us.f1.yahoofs.com/users/cdb3c6bf/bc/My+Photos/digging+in.jpg?bc_Cm18AlEcV6OOr[/img]
Link Posted: 5/5/2002 10:08:10 PM EST
Baby Lauren [img]pweb.netcom.com/~mattja/lauren/img16-up-50.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 5/5/2002 10:10:15 PM EST
So far the degree hanging on my wall.
Link Posted: 5/5/2002 11:16:02 PM EST
Awww crap, you had to bring this up. I can't think of anything that I'm particularly proud of... But I do think I've found the gal I'm going to ask to be my wife, and I'm not the marrying type. That's something, if not an accomplishment.
Link Posted: 5/6/2002 4:12:27 AM EST
I'm happyproud im not dead yet,but Im still trying ,just not as recklessly.[:\]
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 5:29:21 AM EST
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 6:09:34 AM EST
George, don't forget your determination and perseverance.
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 6:18:07 AM EST
My son! Never arrested, Worked his way through O.S.U. and graduated. Put himself through law school at T.U. and graduated, Married his collage sweetheart and worked while she went to dental school. Moved to Dallas where they both have sucessful practices. Became a grandfather this year! He did it all and in the correct order! Life is good.....and I could never be more proud!
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 6:20:06 AM EST
Proud of being me....No, I am not anybody special or did anything spectacular. When I said of being me, I mean I came from a tough situation of being a reckless living looser (without breaking any law of course) to become a home owner, husband, and parent of two kids. For those who are married with children, you know right there is an accomplishment. And yes I am very proud of my son. The road ahead is long but I will make sure that he will not have to go through as I was.
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 6:25:38 AM EST
After my family (wife and two great kids) I would have to say my service to my community as a firefighter / paramedic. Not the highest paying job in the world but definitely sometihng I am proud of.
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 6:27:31 AM EST
[Last Edit: 5/7/2002 6:48:08 AM EST by DonR]
I'm most proud of being able to say that I married my best friend, and was blessed with 3 beautiful children. I'm also proud to have been a part of this board, and making some friends who've become like family. Another thing that I'm proud of is to see is that despite our differences, an occassional spats, if a menber is in trouble, folks like GoatBoy, FMJunkie, and many others, are always willing to extend a helping hand. Oh yeah, there's this senile old quack up in New York who's become like a brother to me! [:D]
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 6:37:25 AM EST
That the easiest question - without a doubt, my son.
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 6:38:07 AM EST
I once laid a pair of twins, Kathrin and Jacqueline. [bounce]
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 6:41:11 AM EST
Originally Posted By Imbroglio: I have nothing to be proud of, therefore I am not committing one of the 7 deadly sins.
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I dunno, this sounds pretty proud to me....... Then, there's your greedy gun collection. Hey, is lust one of them??
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 7:00:21 AM EST
Well I am just a wipper snapper, but so far I’ve voted for Bush been published three times Never done any drugs [0:)]
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 7:04:33 AM EST
I'm proud to have never had one of my threads on AR15.com locked. [:D]
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 7:51:22 AM EST
Originally Posted By Kar98: I once laid a pair of twins, Kathrin and Jacqueline. [bounce]
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At the same time?
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 8:18:58 AM EST
Originally Posted By TheCommissioner:
Originally Posted By Kar98: I once laid a pair of twins, Kathrin and Jacqueline. [bounce]
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At the same time?
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You betcha.
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 8:23:22 AM EST
Originally Posted By Kar98:
Originally Posted By TheCommissioner:
Originally Posted By Kar98: I once laid a pair of twins, Kathrin and Jacqueline. [bounce]
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At the same time?
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You betcha.
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Now, [b]THAT[/b] is quite an accomplishment! [beer]
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 9:22:22 AM EST
I fold!
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 9:36:20 AM EST
Originally Posted By Kar98:
Originally Posted By TheCommissioner:
Originally Posted By Kar98: I once laid a pair of twins, Kathrin and Jacqueline. [bounce]
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At the same time?
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You betcha.
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A pair of twins - wouldn't that be four total??? Who were the other two?? [}:D] Round here, if you nailt four at once, that qualifies you as a minor deity. Can we call you Fabio??? [:D]
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 9:47:20 AM EST
Watch Animal Planet Monday night 10:00pm, "Animal Cops" and you'll see what I'm proud of.rocko.
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 9:50:06 AM EST
as a former substitute teacher, i have had the pleasure of seeing little light bulbs go on over kid's heads, as in "hey! now i get it!". i helped someone learn to think.
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 10:06:54 AM EST
Originally Posted By garandman: A pair of twins - wouldn't that be four total???
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Nawww, "one pair of twins" = 2 girlies
Round here, if you nailt four at once, that qualifies you as a minor deity.
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Well, ...no, I ain't gonna say it.
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 10:13:01 AM EST
How many jars of Vaseline i have been through!
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 10:14:48 AM EST
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 11:51:24 AM EST
Until January, 2001, I was most proud of becoming a US Marine. Then, I watched my son being born- I am most proud of being a father, although that was much easier than becoming a Marine. [sex]
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 12:14:24 PM EST
Shot 69 on par 72 golf course - Oct. 12, 1989 - Eagled #1 handicap hole during this round. Hole-in-one, Birchwood CC, Nashville, NC - Hole #2, 147 yards, 7 iron - June 3, 1990 B.S. Business Administration I could die tonight knowing I had a good time.
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 12:25:34 PM EST
Originally Posted By Kar98: I once laid a pair of twins, Kathrin and Jacqueline. [bounce]
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Any pics and/or video available so we can all share in your accomplishment. [}:D]
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 12:26:37 PM EST
Originally Posted By Sundrop: Hole-in-one, Birchwood CC, Nashville, NC - Hole #2, 147 yards, 7 iron - June 3, 1990 I could die tonight knowing I had a good time.
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This is a much bigger deal than bagging twins IMHO. When I was a senior in High School I spent 4 months teaching a handicapped kid how to eat with a fork....that was a big deal to me. Sgtar15
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 12:29:05 PM EST
My wife who is also my best friend, my son (an E6 in his 6th year serving over seas), my oldest daughter (attending the country's oldest military private university), and my youngest daughter who has taught me true love and respect. Hell, Im proud of my old blue tick hound as well.
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 12:33:07 PM EST
My son of course. Second place was when a farmer friend let me name his new twin goats. It was an honor, so I gave them special names.... "Kathrin and Jacquelin". (sorry, just a little jealous [:D])
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 12:37:09 PM EST
Originally Posted By muzlblast: After my family (wife and two great kids) I would have to say my service to my community as a firefighter / paramedic. Not the highest paying job in the world but definitely sometihng I am proud of.
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HEY!! You stole my post!! Except that I have 3 girls!! Other than that you have said exactly what I was going to say!! Tim L. [):)]
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 12:40:30 PM EST
I would have to say that being my son's dad is the best source of pride. Second would be ..... [red]!!!AIRBORNE!!![/red] (second generation)
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 12:41:16 PM EST
Originally Posted By Stealth: Second place was when a farmer friend let me name his new twin goats. It was an honor, so I gave them special names.... [b][blue]"Kathrin and Jacquelin"[/b][/blue]. (sorry, just a little jealous [:D])
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Just fell out of the chair laughing!
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 1:03:50 PM EST
Originally Posted By Kar98: I once laid a pair of twins, Kathrin and Jacqueline. [bounce]
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I did 4 nurses at once. Does that count? Actually it was a pediatric Nurse, a IV nurse,a respiratory therapist, and a ICU nurse!! Ok...so that's 3 nurses and one resp. therapist that likes to suck snot!!
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 1:07:49 PM EST
Originally Posted By fireguy:
Originally Posted By Kar98: I once laid a pair of twins, Kathrin and Jacqueline. [bounce]
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Any pics and/or video available so we can all share in your accomplishment. [}:D]
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Just like a 'fireguy' to want to see pictures!
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 1:16:26 PM EST
Finishing up my Eagle Scout project, and completing the rank. Getting married to my best friend. And having just made a year [:D]
Link Posted: 5/7/2002 1:24:50 PM EST
Why do so many people put their kids or their wife down as their biggest accomplishment ? My biggest accomplishment in life is figuring out what I wanted to do career wise and going for it. I don't have kids, but someday I will and I don't think that having kidds will ever be the biggest accomplishment of my life.
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