First off, I can not say enough of how much I love the collectors and the community.
June 21 I got married. Now while none of my Joe-Brothers or Sisters were able to come to the ceremony I got many well wishes and a few gifts. Thank you to all of those who wished me the best and thanks to Toiletmonkey who sent me a gift. The reception featured a Grooms cake with two GI JOE figures made by Killimunati, Thank you man. Then my new wife and I were off to New York City for round 1 of our Honeymoon. We arrived in NYC and Eric (violentfix) pick us up and took us to our hotel. Not many people would do that, but a fellow Joe collector gave something important, his time. Thank you Eric, I appreciate it bro. My wife and I had a good time in NYC going to plays and seeing sights. NYC is just to big to experience it all in 5 days. Then we flew out to Dallas on Friday. Arrived at the GI JOE convention for part 2 of the Honeymoon. I met Kevin, Admiral Hunter, to check into my room. I then found out that a number of my Joe buddies, chipped in and paid for the room for my wife and I as a wedding present. I was not told who all did it, but to the ones I know about, thank you Don (card), Gary (cmndrinchief) and Deb, Kevin (Admiral Hunter), George (pika), Jason (southzen) and his Wife (mrs. southzen), Chazz (Chazz), and anyone else that might have helped, Thank you.
Hillary Loved everyone, and enjoyed her first Joe Convention. She was so tired from being in New York, yet still loved everyone and had a great time. Thank you all for making her feel comfortable and not completely nerding out lol.
Words simply can not express the feeling I got from knowing the love and support the people in my collecting community is, and how much i consider you all close and personal friends. Any and all of you are welcome at my house at anytime.
To everyone that ordered Shirts or Jerseys they will Go out Saturday as the post office is not open tomorrow. I just got situated, as Hillary was very sick when we returned, so I've been taking care of her, once again thank you and I love you all.
Ps - James thanks for the Zima, next year buy me a Guinness and we'll be cool lol.
PSS- if anyone has any pics with me, or with the Jerseys, post them here please.
Skarapz aka Ryan