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Old 02-18-2010, 09:28 AM   #1
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I haven't been online very much in the past several weeks, mostly due to just not managing to stop at places with free wifi service. I am currently in a motel in Orlando while my truck is in for engine repairs.

Last weekend I had parked for the night and accidentally walked over to the bar and grill next door to the truck stop for a burger and a couple of adult libations before retiring for the evening.

The bartender kept giving me funny looks as I ate my burger. Once I had finished eating I pulled my knitting out of it's backpack and started working on the hat I am currently making for a friend.

When the bartender saw the yarn she rushed over "I thought I recognized you! You're the trucker who 'yarns'!"

I chuckled and admitted that yes, I am the trucker who "yarns". She was my best friend after that.

They may forget my face (and who could blame them, eh?) but they never forget the yarn.

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Old 02-18-2010, 09:30 AM   #2
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Love it!!!! LOL

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Old 02-18-2010, 10:03 AM   #3
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Welcome back Mason. Lotsa people have been missing you. Good to know you are okay and still accidently wandering into bars with your knitting again. Wishing you well.
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Old 02-18-2010, 11:03 AM   #4
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That is priceless! What a way to be remembered. Nice to see you back. As you can see, you were missed.
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Old 02-18-2010, 12:39 PM   #5
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Too funny! Welcome back Yarn Man!
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Old 02-18-2010, 12:49 PM   #6
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You always make me laugh, Mason! I've missed you around here!

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Old 02-18-2010, 06:41 PM   #7
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Hee hee! That's for sure! Next thing...we're gonna see is an NBC camera crew following the "Yarn Guy" sightings!
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Old 02-18-2010, 07:35 PM   #8
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I love it!! We've certainly missed you and your yarn stories!
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Old 02-18-2010, 07:47 PM   #9
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Thanks for sharing Mason and good to see your posts.
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Old 02-18-2010, 08:38 PM   #10
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That's very cool. I bet you meet some very interesting people out there.
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