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Today I am 79 years young . . .

Tim McElwain
Tim McElwain Member Posts: 4,588
Were did all the time go.


  • DZoro
    DZoro Member Posts: 1,048
    Happy Birthday!!!
  • Ironman
    Ironman Member Posts: 7,119
    Happy birthday, young man!
    Bob Boan
    You can choose to do what you want, but you cannot choose the consequences.
  • Tinman
    Tinman Member Posts: 2,804
    Happy birthday, Tim!
    Steve Minnich
  • EzzyT
    EzzyT Member Posts: 1,261
    edited November 2018
    Happy birthday Tim
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,291
    Happy birthday, Tim!
    Retired and loving it.
  • Fred
    Fred Member Posts: 8,541
    Happy Birthday!
  • Henry
    Henry Member Posts: 996
    A happy birthday and keep at it as it keeps you healthy!
  • Jason Quinn
    Jason Quinn Member Posts: 96
    Happy Birthday, Tim!
  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,073
    Happy Birthday!
  • 347
    347 Member Posts: 136
    Happy Birthday !
  • 1Matthias
    1Matthias Member Posts: 148
    Happy birthday, and here's to many more!
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    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 13,450
    Happy Birthday Tim.

    Your a tremendous resource for the rest of us. Always look forward to reading your articles, it's information not readily available anywhere else.
    Doug Hiscock
  • Le John
    Le John Member Posts: 211
    Happy Birthday Tim
  • rick in Alaska
    rick in Alaska Member Posts: 1,420
    Happy birthday Tim. Think you can go another 79?
  • Jack
    Jack Member Posts: 1,046
    Tim, I have always enjoyed our work together and discussions. Happy Birthday
  • hot_rod
    hot_rod Member Posts: 19,281
    you are older today than yesterday, but younger than tomorrow.

    Enjoy the journey, happy birthday
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    Living the hydronic dream
  • delta T
    delta T Member Posts: 883
    Here is to many more!
  • The Steam Whisperer
    The Steam Whisperer Member Posts: 1,159
    Happy Birthday and have a blessed Christmas!
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  • captainco
    captainco Member Posts: 755
    Happy birthday Timmie!! Don't let me catch you, just keep on going.
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 15,992
    Happy Birthday, from The Lovely Naoko and me.
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Towson, MD, USA
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
  • Tim McElwain
    Tim McElwain Member Posts: 4,588
    Thank you all so much for your Birthday best wishes they are very much appreciated. Now if I can just find my glasses and car keys I will be all set.
    IronmanSolid_Fuel_ManErin Holohan Haskell
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,291
    Tim, do you ever wonder if you were going upstairs or downstairs? I do! 😀
    Retired and loving it.
    Erin Holohan HaskellSeanBeansDoug Hiscock
  • RayWohlfarth
    RayWohlfarth Member Posts: 1,234
    Happy Birthday Tim
    @DanHolohan LOL thats funny
    Ray Wohlfarth
    Boiler Lessons
  • Tim McElwain
    Tim McElwain Member Posts: 4,588
    Dan, I sometimes get in the car and start driving and then can't remember were I was going. They are called "Senior Moments" I seem to keep having more and more of them.

    Then I shock myself and remember things about controls and systems without looking them up, Hey I guess I am okay.
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,291
    You’re okay in my book, Tim.
    Retired and loving it.
  • Solid_Fuel_Man
    Solid_Fuel_Man Member Posts: 2,599
    As long as you remember which is the gas and which is the brake, you are definatly okay!
    Serving Northern Maine HVAC & Controls. I burn wood, it smells good!
    Erin Holohan Haskell
  • Dan_NJ
    Dan_NJ Member Posts: 220
    Belated happy birthday sir! This one seems to sum it up pretty well for any one of us at AARP age :) ...

  • Docfletcher
    Docfletcher Member Posts: 483
    Happy birthday
  • SeanBeans
    SeanBeans Member Posts: 506
    Happy birthday!
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 10,580
    Happy Birthday Tim!

    We all are in debt to you for your knowledge you pass on to us here.

    As far as senior moments go, 10 years ago I was only 59.
    I started to pull into the driveway of the house we moved out of 15 years before that, at those moments you just back up and head the other direction as if you borrowed the driveway to turn around.
    Now, if I go to the truck for tool/parts I carry something related to the needed item to remember. The nut for the wrench needed etc.

    May God bless you and your family for this Christmas.

    Thanks again.