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Roger Thompson

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Greetings from behind the "Zion Curtain".
« on: February 24, 2009, 10:22:31 PM »
 ;D Greetings, I am a new member. My name is Roger Thompson and I currently live in Layton Utah. We are about 30 miles north of Salt Lake City. I am originally from Malibu Lake California. I am married, with two children and two grandchildren. Our Grandchildren are Thompson on our side and Maxwell's on their mom's side, so they have a rich Scottish heritage! I work as an "at risk youth counselor" at a large residential facility, running a dorm with 68 young men who reside in my dorm. I look forward to getting to know others in the Clan and becoming more involved.


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Re: Greetings from behind the "Zion Curtain".
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2009, 05:17:44 AM »
Welcome aboard Roger! I look forward to lots of fun... it can be a madhouse around here at times. Maybe we need a residential counselor?
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Re: Greetings from behind the "Zion Curtain".
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2009, 05:56:00 AM »
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Maybe we need a residential counselor?
  Well, STU, at least SOME of us need one! or two? I will admit (as will Roger when he gets used to us) we have some 'original' characters in this bunch!  And we have periods where there's little posting.....but we're always lurking around just waiting for someone 'else' to post something we can pounce on!  :)

Welcome to the family nut house, Roger! Look around - there's lot of information posted here (as well as some very ummmm.....very ummmmm....well I guess
B.S. would cover it!  Ask questions! Sometimes, that will get a bunch of messages with opinions and facts. And there are NO stupid questions --- we've already gotten them out of the way :o

Relax and enjoy!  You're with family here.

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Re: Greetings from behind the "Zion Curtain".
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2009, 09:41:08 AM »
     Welcome, Roger!! I hope you enjoy the feelings of family and heritage that we all feel here. We enjoy researching our families and histories together and am so glad to have you join us! I agree with Mary, counseling can always be useful around here!
      Yours in family and spirit!  Bev

Roger Thompson

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Re: Greetings from behind the "Zion Curtain".
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2009, 11:28:59 AM »
 ;D Thank you for the warm welcomes. I hope I will fit in, I am a bit wild and rough around the edges. I still enjoy partying and skateboarding with my grandchildren etc. Working with teenagers all the time, I am somewhat of a crazy animal myself. I will do my best to behave as to not offend anyone...


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Re: Greetings from behind the "Zion Curtain".
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2009, 11:59:37 AM »
Welcome Roger,
  We are on adventerous voyage and the more the merrier. Again, Welcome.
Hope to meet you and your family some day soon. Maybe if you can make for
Games at Estes Park this year as I think I'll be there at least 1 day because of
my son's wedding.
  Best Wishes
Tom & Barbara in Indiana

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Re: Greetings from behind the "Zion Curtain".
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2009, 01:40:57 PM »
;D Thank you for the warm welcomes. I hope I will fit in, I am a bit wild and rough around the edges. I still enjoy partying and skateboarding with my grandchildren etc. Working with teenagers all the time, I am somewhat of a crazy animal myself. I will do my best to behave as to not offend anyone...


Roger.


Welcome Roger!  We love a bit wild and rough around the edges, you will feel right at home with the rest of this wild bunch.   ;D

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Re: Greetings from behind the "Zion Curtain".
« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2009, 06:11:13 PM »
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I hope I will fit in, I am a bit wild and rough around the edges.
I think your avatar might have given us a clue  :D  har har har!

PaulThompson

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Re: Greetings from behind the "Zion Curtain".
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2009, 09:52:26 PM »
reminds me of the movie mobsters and Mormons!
three important things about life:
A day without laughter is a wasted day,
no one can take education from you,
don't take life too seriously, no one gets out alive anyway!!

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Re: Greetings from behind the "Zion Curtain".
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2009, 07:36:23 PM »
There's a movie about mobsters and Mormons? Do they have a choir?

I echo Tom's invitation to Estes Park Roger. It may be a bit of a trek but it's worth it. We'd love to have you. And you may find us a bit rough around the edges ourselves.  ;D
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PaulThompson

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Re: Greetings from behind the "Zion Curtain".
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2009, 01:18:11 AM »
very funny movie!! Mobster in witness protection living in Utah, the mob found him because of the specialty coffee he had shipped to him in Utah!
three important things about life:
A day without laughter is a wasted day,
no one can take education from you,
don't take life too seriously, no one gets out alive anyway!!

Mary

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Re: Greetings from behind the "Zion Curtain".
« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2009, 09:25:34 AM »
Roger --

How are you??  Haven't seen you on the boards for awhile, so I'm checking up on you  :D

Mobsters and Mormons???????????  I'm going to have to do a search!!

PaulThompson

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Re: Greetings from behind the "Zion Curtain".
« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2009, 09:31:50 AM »
I might have the title backwards also, it could be Mormons and Mobsters.
three important things about life:
A day without laughter is a wasted day,
no one can take education from you,
don't take life too seriously, no one gets out alive anyway!!

Roger Thompson

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Re: Greetings from behind the "Zion Curtain".
« Reply #13 on: April 21, 2009, 11:36:35 AM »
 ;) I'm all ok here... not much going on to talk about.



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Re: Greetings from behind the "Zion Curtain".
« Reply #14 on: April 21, 2009, 01:28:45 PM »
Okay!  Just wanted to see if you were OK and still around the forum!  Nothing much ANYWHERE to talk about it seems!

We watch out for each other ----family, you know!