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Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by dwj - Donnie, Jun 24, 2012.

  1. dwj - Donnie

    dwj - Donnie Long timer

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    Hi!


    I have been home for about three weeks and will be headed back to Central America in a week and a half. :D

    Tracy's vision is very very slowly getting better. She was at the eye specialist yesterday. While she has not realized any improvement in a while in what he sees, the test they perform indicate steady improvement. She is testing at 20/40. They have prescribed two different sets of prescription glasses, but neither have helped her. The specialist expects her to eventually have her normal eye sight which was 20/15, but no one knows how long that will be. At this time she can not drive a car or anything of that nature. At eight to ten feet she can recognize me, but she cannot see me clearly. When she is holding her daughter, she can see her clearly, but only in black and white. Color will be the last thing she regains.

    Madison is doing great! :clap Ten months old Dec 15. Crawling everywhere and getting into everything! She does stand on her own for a few seconds at a time. She should be walking before long.. In the past couple of months, she has gotten a lot taller and slimed down considerably. She is in approximately the 95 percentile on height for her age and 85 percentile of weight. Her ability to get in trouble is growing more rapidly than Tracy's ability to see. :D
  2. bigdon

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    Merry Christmas Donnie!
  3. Eagletalon

    Eagletalon Been here awhile

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    Well glad to hear things are good!!! Bummer we won't get to tag along in your next adventure!

    Stay safe out there
    John
  4. dwj - Donnie

    dwj - Donnie Long timer

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  5. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Donnie. We may be riding New Year's Day. Love to buy you lunch on your way through if your schedule works that way.
  6. dwj - Donnie

    dwj - Donnie Long timer

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    I have promised Tracy that I would be with her for Monday and Tuesday, so I won't be leaving Dallas till the 2nd. I had planned on notifying you on the way back in March for a meet up if it is possible! :D
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    You coming down the coast?
  8. dwj - Donnie

    dwj - Donnie Long timer

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    I'm not for sure about my route just yet, but I will pretty much be taking a straight shot from Laredo to Tapachula.
  9. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Absolutely possible. :)
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    Hi Donnie,

    Have a safe trip !! I'll be in Costa Rica ridin the middle of Feb if you want to meet !!

    Lunatic AKA Dan :D
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    MC_Collector Riding Again!

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  12. dwj - Donnie

    dwj - Donnie Long timer

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    We had better hurry up and get this thing fixed! My hotel is costing me almost $8 per day! :rofl
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    I am sure the price of BMW parts will make up the difference!:eek1
  14. dwj - Donnie

    dwj - Donnie Long timer

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    It is running!!! :clap:clap:clap It seems that the problem all along wast the water in the gas, but before the gas was replaced a couple of problems were created in searching for the problem! :cry I should be leaving town within the hour! :d
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    Ride safe !
  16. dwj - Donnie

    dwj - Donnie Long timer

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    Hi!

    The moto is finally fixed! The Halls Sensor had to be replaced and it took forever for them to get the wiring correct, but all is good now. I have been riding it local for about four days and 400 miles with no problems.
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    Glad to hear it!! Let the adventure continue brother!
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    Donnie, it's been awhile now. Are you ok? Need update of Tracie's vision.
  20. dwj - Donnie

    dwj - Donnie Long timer

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    I am in Guatemala City on the way to Panama with my moto broken down. I am on the R1100GS and have it in the BMW shop. I am not very pleased with the attention it is getting.:cry

    Tracy is getting better very very slowly. But she is not close to being able to drive a car or work. It has been over six months now. The doctor says that she will eventually have her normal vision. :clap

    Madison, her daughter is one year old today! :clap