I will not be at Bluefield this year

Discussion in 'GSSF' started by DannyR, Jul 12, 2020.

  1. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    No one enjoys GSSF more than I. I have competed since May 1999. That being said, I choose to miss Bluefield due to virus concerns. I will be 76 tomorrow. I am in the very high risk group I am overweight and have high blood pressure, diabetes and a heart condition. The risk is just too great. I do not wish to get Covid-19 or bring it home to my wife and step-daughters. Have a great match and I hope to see you at Morganton and Bluefield next year.

    This was to be my final, retirement/farewell match but that will just have to wait one more year
     
  2. Tbone17

    Tbone17 "Shootin Steel"

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    We will miss you Danny.

    Happy Birthday tomorrow.

    Take care. Stay safe.
     

  3. professor309

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    You have to make the decision that is best for you.

    Plan for a a great time next year.
     
  4. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    It was a tough decision. 20 mags loaded and ready to go. Brand new Frog Togs rain suit. Fresh bug spray. New batteries in my ear protection. I will have to settle for some outdoor plate and 5TG practice in Eagle Rock.
     
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  5. rock_castle

    rock_castle Proud Nationalist who loves his country

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    Don't blame you. I'd do the same thing if in your shoes.
     
  6. JudyG

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    Happy Birthday we will miss seeing you at the match. Everyone makes decisions during this time for what is best for them.
     
  7. ChrisJn

    ChrisJn "Old Bill"

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    I feel your pain. I am 77 and forced myself to miss the Holt, FL match last moth for the very same reasons as Florida's numbers are still climbing. Maybe Mobile, AL in October and/or Montgomery, AL in December.
     
  8. Snoopy47

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    Some times you just have to sit one out.
     
  9. lethal tupperwa

    lethal tupperwa

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    tv just said Va's numbers are skyrocketing no mater what the gOVENOR says.