The Rickeybird Scrapbook, 1984 - Updates

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One photo is of the Rbird and yours truly, @1985... the other is 2016. Can you tell which is which? Hint: Don't bother looking at the bird... he hasn't changed! The same glasses are back in style... hmmm...

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Thanks, y'all, Kiwi, Circus and Scott !

Well, I keep HIM young, anyway!!!! We've been through college, marriage, divorce, marriage, jobsjobsjobs, apartmentshouses...

My mission is to outlive him. I HAVE to. Patagonians' life expectancy is 30-35... but... he is totally the same as ever. I may have to make it to 90!
 

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WOW! What is your secret?? You and The Rickeybird look exactly the same!!!
Gorgeous pictures:)
 

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AMAZING. Hardly any difference at all. And Ricky looks good too.

Actually Ricky is huge compared to the patty I met a few months ago. In both pics. Are they like sharks, growing bigger every year?
 

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Sweet photos of you and Ricky! It's nice to see such a long lasting relationship! Both of you look wonderful! The two photos appear to have been taken weeks apart rather than years. I hope you and Ricky have lots more happy years together, you're obviously good for each other!
 
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Terry, Wrench, Allee...
Flattery will get you anywhere!

Wrench, he DOES look bigger... that's weird. His weight has remained at around 250 grams. His head is about the diameter of my chin. Maybe his head got bigger from all the nice things you guys said! He's on my shoulder, ya know!
 
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That does it, RavensGryf!!!!!
I'm going to print this whole thread and have it dated and notarized!!!! LOL
Now I wish I had put makeup on. I had no idea this would become a sacred document!!!!!!!

Thank you very much!
 

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That does it, RavensGryf!!!!!
I'm going to print this whole thread and have it dated and notarized!!!! LOL
Now I wish I had put makeup on. I had no idea this would become a sacred document!!!!!!!

Thank you very much!

No make up required, Gail, you both look awesome no matter what:)
 
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Another trip down Memory Lane... these pages (from the Rickeybird's Scrapbook) are from 1990, 1991, 1005 and 1996.

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The Rickeybird visited SANTA!!!! The looks on Santa's and Rbird's faces are funny. Me? I'm just smiling away!

I cringe when I see how I took him out on my shoulder with no harness... we were both young and dumb, especially me. I don't even know if harnesses existed way back then...
 
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Another trip down Memory Lane... these pages (from the Rickeybird's Scrapbook) are from 1990, 1991, 1005 and 1996.



The Rickeybird visited SANTA!!!! The looks on Santa's and Rbird's faces are funny. Me? I'm just smiling away!

I cringe when I see how I took him out on my shoulder with no harness... we were both young and dumb, especially me. I don't even know if harnesses existed way back then...

You're a bit older than I thought! :eek:
 
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Another trip down Memory Lane... these pages (from the Rickeybird's Scrapbook) are from 1990, 1991, 1005 and 1996.



The Rickeybird visited SANTA!!!! The looks on Santa's and Rbird's faces are funny. Me? I'm just smiling away!

I cringe when I see how I took him out on my shoulder with no harness... we were both young and dumb, especially me. I don't even know if harnesses existed way back then...

You're a bit older than I thought! :eek:

EEEEEEEEEEEEEEK!
I'm not even gonna correct that.
It's too funny.
And it's just too ME!!!! Welcome to my world...
 

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Now that I have finished cracking up at your advanced age, I have to say how fantastic it is that Rickey has a scrapbook!! Beautifully done, and what great memories to look back on. Thank you so much for sharing:)
I have to ask...Did Rickey get what he wanted from Santa that year?
 
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Oh, Terry!

Yeah, RBird got what he wanted from Santa, which was for Santa to GO AWAY. I think the feeling was mutual.

Lots more to come from the ol' scrapbook... it's fun to share something I never thought anybody else would care about...
 
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Dear Moderator(s),
Please delete this thread if you see fit...
I want to start a new thread called "Rickeybird's Scrapbook, 1984 to present" since I plan to keep adding photos for a while. I will include the three pictures from this thread.
I hope that's okay.
Thank you!
Gail and the Rickeybird
 

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