Posted by Sarah M. on November 27, 1999 at 19:33:53:
In Reply to: Re: Something To Be Thankful For ... The FIRST Killdeer! posted by Bill R on November 25, 1999 at 09:42:20:
: AwwwwwwwwShucks. You make me blush proudly Rich. Thanks for those comments. That there Tom should post the board. He knows how to express himself fer sure. Would fit right in on the board here....with such as MMMMMMarcia, Sassy, Doc M, Dana S, Clabert and all the rest of the men and wimmin of mohicanland. Long as he doesnt body slam gnomes, he would be most welcome!
: And, was gonna post it separately, but guess this is as good a time and place as any......THANK YOU FOR HAPPY TIMES AND HAVE A HAPPY THANKSGIVING ALL YOU MOHICANLANDERS!!!!!! THE GNOME AND I LOVE YOU ALL.
: And to YOU Rich and Lainey, a special thanks and a special wish for a warm, loving, happy Thanksgiving.
: As to the traditional football games today....which I rarely watch but one game........GO ARMY!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
: Bill R
: : Here's one very thankful MohicanLander ... just received his Killdeer reproduction crafted by MohicanLand gunsmith, Bill Rooks ... the very FIRST of what we hope will be many. He received it yesterday:
: : "Just as I got home from work the UPS man came up to my door and handed me a reallllly long box.
: : The KILLDEER has arrived!!!!! I bellowed out.
: : The startled UPS man looked at me as if he was getting ready to brace himself against a Jesse Ventura body slam. Holding out his electronic
: : signature recorder as a sheild. Snatching it from his hands I scribbled my name as fast as my stubs would let me. I thanked him and said I been waitin a long while for this babe, as I pointed to the box. Rushing in the house I opened the box and hugged my custom made KILLDEER for the first time of many to come.
: : THANK YOU! I will enjoy it for years to come. I've always wanted Hawkeye's (DDL) Rifle ever since I saw the movie. Finally, I have it!
: : YEA!!!!!!
: : Thank you again. You've helped me out alot!
: : I think Bill is going to be reallllly busy, if he isn't already, very soon. Thank you for sending the Killdeer Kare page, I needed that.
: : By his own hand, ..."
: : Bill, a GREAT job! Thanks!
: : All of you out there ... Enjoy your Thanksgiving Day!
: : That's my last post for today ... off to enjoy MINE!
After seeing that picture and pictures of the others, I now have a new dilemma -- a Bill Rooks musket or new ceilings! I would love for my first musket to be something that gorgeous (not that I want a whopping great killdeer or billdeer or Sarahdeer, but a nice ordinary Brown Bess). Ohmygod, it's time to buy lottery tickets!! The ceilings are peeling away but I need a musket!
Heavy sigh... But then, I have this English Trader friend, and maybe he can work a deal. We'll have to tuak (as they say here in Noo Yuawk). ;>))
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