BABY GIRL

terminator012terminator012 Senior MemberPosts: 3,016 Senior Member
No we aren't having another one.😎

Daughter's boyfriend asked me to go shooting last Wednesday night. I told him I couldn't because we were getting things ready to go camping. He said ok and I thought nothing else about it.

Got a text from him Thursday around lunch and told me he wanted to come by and talk to me before we headed out. I said fine. I'd be home around 5. After thinking about it for awhile I put 2 and 2 together. He texted around 5 and said he was in the way. I went and got my old shotgun and laid it on the gun table with some Hoppes and a rag. Heard him pull up so I stuck my head out and said I'm in the shop. He came in and said what you doing Mr. Tracy. I turned and looked at him and said I'm just cleaning this old gun. His eyes got big and then he laughed and said I guess you know why I'm here.

He asked me for permission to marry my daughter. He is a good kid with a good family. Likes shooting, guns hunting etc. We talked for nearly 2 hours. He is a paramedic hoping one day to be part of the medi vac crew. Daughter is graduating in September and going to be an RN. Wedding date not definite yet but will be in the spring. Daddy's Little Girl is all grown up.

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  • zorbazorba Senior Member Posts: 16,292 Senior Member
    They need a Belly Dancer at their reception. Just sayin'!
    -Zorba, "The Veiled Male"

    Carry a 25 if it makes you feel good, but do not ever load it. If you load it, you may shoot it. If you shoot it, you may hit somebody, and if you hit somebody – and he finds out about it – he may be very angry with you. --Jeff Cooper
  • terminator012terminator012 Senior Member Posts: 3,016 Senior Member
    zorba said:
    They need a Belly Dancer at their reception. Just sayin'!
    I will suggest that.
  • FFLshooterFFLshooter Member Posts: 421 Member
    Good on him. Not many of these kids these days have the respect to even think about formally asking dad first. I often wonder if there will ever be a guy that I won’t hate the second my daughter is old enough to date. Ugh.
  • NNNN Senior Member Posts: 23,039 Senior Member
    Don't know if I am sorry for you or happy for you.

    Just remember they move back in 3 times and there are more of them each time.
    I have a need for speed
  • tennmiketennmike Senior Member Posts: 22,624 Senior Member
    LOL on the shotgun thing! Sounds like a good guy. Wishing them the best!
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  • earlyagainearlyagain Posts: 1,262 Senior Member
    Would have been cheaper if they eloped.

    Jus sayin'.
  • NNNN Senior Member Posts: 23,039 Senior Member
    Yeah, early; but, Momma's like weddings.
    I have a need for speed
  • NNNN Senior Member Posts: 23,039 Senior Member
    We have the second Grandchild getting married in 10 days.
    I have a need for speed
  • terminator012terminator012 Senior Member Posts: 3,016 Senior Member
    NN said:
    Yeah, early; but, Momma's like weddings.

    Momma is excited.
  • RugerFanRugerFan Senior Member Posts: 1,524 Senior Member
    edited July 4 #11
    There goes your gun fund for the next several years.

    Congratulations,  btw.
  • JermanatorJermanator Senior Member Posts: 14,045 Senior Member
    Congratulations?
  • Diver43Diver43 Senior Member Posts: 7,735 Senior Member
    First of all, Congratulations

    I received a phone call asking permission. Was very pleased that he did that. They lived out of state so no chance to have a shotgun out.
    Him asking speaks a lot, we wish them luck
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  • coolgunguycoolgunguy Senior Member Posts: 5,835 Senior Member
    Congratulations!
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  • cpjcpj Senior Member Posts: 37,658 Senior Member
    Congrats.  


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  • knitepoetknitepoet Senior Member Posts: 17,309 Senior Member
    Good luck to them both

    EMS and nursing careers can both be tough
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  • zorbazorba Senior Member Posts: 16,292 Senior Member
    zorba said:
    They need a Belly Dancer at their reception. Just sayin'!
    I will suggest that.
    If you're lucky, you can get a dancer who can do the traditional "Zeffa" - danced with the "Shemadan" (lit candelabra) balanced on the head.
    -Zorba, "The Veiled Male"

    Carry a 25 if it makes you feel good, but do not ever load it. If you load it, you may shoot it. If you shoot it, you may hit somebody, and if you hit somebody – and he finds out about it – he may be very angry with you. --Jeff Cooper
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 13,874 Senior Member
    Congratulations!
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  • terminator012terminator012 Senior Member Posts: 3,016 Senior Member
    zorba said:
    zorba said:
    They need a Belly Dancer at their reception. Just sayin'!
    I will suggest that.
    If you're lucky, you can get a dancer who can do the traditional "Zeffa" - danced with the "Shemadan" (lit candelabra) balanced on the head.

    I ain't looking for no dancer. If they want one you will be driving further west in Tn. You can choreograph it.
  • Big ChiefBig Chief Senior Member Posts: 31,425 Senior Member
    Congrats!

    They grow up quick.
    It's only true if it's on this forum where opinions are facts and facts are opinions
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  • jbohiojbohio Senior Member Posts: 5,369 Senior Member
    Congrats!
  • Make_My_DayMake_My_Day Senior Member Posts: 6,553 Senior Member
    Congratulations.....I guess you will be getting her room ready to rent out then.... :p
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  • Big ChiefBig Chief Senior Member Posts: 31,425 Senior Member
    Congratulations.....I guess you will be getting her room ready to rent out then.... :p
    Naw, gettin it ready so they can move in.................that never works out fer very long........
    It's only true if it's on this forum where opinions are facts and facts are opinions
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  • CHIRO1989CHIRO1989 Senior Member Posts: 9,700 Senior Member
    Congrats, so far so good.
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  • BAMAAKBAMAAK Senior Member Posts: 4,145 Senior Member
    I thought the story was gonna end with her being pregnant.

    Congrats either way.
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  • Wambli SkaWambli Ska Moderator Posts: 26,293 Senior Member
    Good for the young man and you!  Congratulations!
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  • Farm Boy DeuceFarm Boy Deuce Senior Member Posts: 5,965 Senior Member
    BAMAAK said:
    I thought the story was gonna end with her being pregnant.

    Congrats either way.
    It will. 
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  • terminator012terminator012 Senior Member Posts: 3,016 Senior Member
    Thanks everyone. I really hope they make. It's hard to make one work now a days. I'm glad they decided to get married before having to because of pregnancy. I will just keep my fingers crossed.
  • zorbazorba Senior Member Posts: 16,292 Senior Member
    zorba said:
    zorba said:
    They need a Belly Dancer at their reception. Just sayin'!
    I will suggest that.
    If you're lucky, you can get a dancer who can do the traditional "Zeffa" - danced with the "Shemadan" (lit candelabra) balanced on the head.

    I ain't looking for no dancer. If they want one you will be driving further west in Tn. You can choreograph it.
    Can do, but the travel charges would be killer! They'd be better off with a local dancer, even if said dancer is female - heck, you might get lucky and find one prettier than me!
    -Zorba, "The Veiled Male"

    Carry a 25 if it makes you feel good, but do not ever load it. If you load it, you may shoot it. If you shoot it, you may hit somebody, and if you hit somebody – and he finds out about it – he may be very angry with you. --Jeff Cooper
  • bellcatbellcat Senior Member Posts: 1,257 Senior Member
    Congratulations! Sounds like a good kid!
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  • Jeff in TXJeff in TX Senior Member Posts: 1,230 Senior Member
    Congrats!
    Distance is not an issue, but the wind can make it interesting!

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