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Just in time for Christmas in CT

Postby gbrucejr » Mon Jan 09, 2012 12:26 pm

My '51 cub, My Fiance' and Me on the last weekend before Christmas. We figured it was time to get a tree since we're both busy. So rather than strap a tree to the top of my car, we decided to take my Cub to the local tree farm. I am not at liberty to say whether or not she rode on the back the whole way there, but we both got cold. The Prospect Flower Farm owner was in amazement when i parked the tractor in a very photogenic spot. He was thrilled for the photo opportunity. The tree wasn't in the best of shape, (last weekend before Christmas) but the story makes up for it. I proposed to her the Christmas night next to that tree. The story is great and I wanted to share it with you guys. I'll post about my cub restoration story some other time, but for the Christmas of 2011, it was one to remember! :D

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Re: Just in time for Christmas in CT

Postby RaymondDurban » Mon Jan 09, 2012 12:28 pm

Great photo and great story! Congrats on the engagement! :D

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Re: Just in time for Christmas in CT

Postby Bezirk » Mon Jan 09, 2012 3:40 pm

Congrats and best wishes to both of you !
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Re: Just in time for Christmas in CT

Postby John(videodoc) » Mon Jan 09, 2012 4:29 pm

Congrats!

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Re: Just in time for Christmas in CT

Postby dgrapes59 » Mon Jan 09, 2012 8:15 pm

Congratulations on both counts!

Great story, thanks for sharing,
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Re: Just in time for Christmas in CT

Postby Buzzard Wing » Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:09 pm

Awesome! What a great shot too. Best wishes for a great future life together.
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Re: Just in time for Christmas in CT

Postby Jack » Sun Jan 15, 2012 7:22 pm

way to go ...congrats
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Re: Just in time for Christmas in CT

Postby Stanton » Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:32 am

That IS a great story!! Congratulations and blessings on your new life together!!

(Nice Cub too!)
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Re: Just in time for Christmas in CT

Postby Bigdog » Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:26 pm

How could you lose???? Pretty girl, pretty cub, Christmas tree!!! Congratulations on the engagement!
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Re: Just in time for Christmas in CT

Postby Dusti Snider » Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:56 am

What a neat story! I don't blame ya' one bit, I'd took the tractor after the tree too! Congrats to you and your bride to be!
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