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Meet-A-Risti - Peter Fruehling

Acro-Pilot
Paneristi
Joined: March 8th, 2012, 4:58 pm

March 3rd, 2018, 6:59 pm #1

<h2>Thank you, Stratos!!! It was great getting to know you, M8!

Our community has changed my life in so many ways that it's hard to find a starting point. I'll try and come up with a few unique tidbits that you haven't seen on the pages of Paneristi in the past without violating the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause. You guys know who you are...be worried!


On a personal note, my reason for walking this earth belongs to this woman. My wife Beth and I were married back in 2004 and it's been marital bliss, 364 days a year ever since. She has really enjoyed becoming part of the community and truly gets the mantra, "So much more than just a watch" as she attends GTG's and P-Days.







She's an amazing mom to our little daughter who turned 8 this year. I can't get enough of these two!





Some of you know that I do a little flying from time to time. Not professionally...just for fun. Our daughter seems to enjoy flying as much as I do.





Gary seems to fit in Teagan's seat just fine...glad you've got plenty of room back there, G!





Doesn't everyone altitude test the new watches they bring home?





Including the Hammer watch. This was somewhere over Colorado. Your machine passed with flying colors, Alan!





Another thing you may not know about me is that I was adopted when I was very young. My adoptive family here in Minnesota blessed me with an amazing support system that I cherish to this day. In 2000 I decided to search for my birth family and was saddened to learn that my birth father had passed away. However, I found my birth mother during the process!

The nuts and bolts of that 10 year journey are better suited for a GTG conversation but one of the later chapters is captured in this picture. I was able to bring my birth mother (second from the right) to Minnesota for a visit with my adoptive parents in 2010. This was a moment in my life that I'll never forget! We're all still very close today.





Finding your birth mother and taking her flying in a plane you built? That was a cool one to check off the list. Do we look alike? Love you, Su!





2010 was a big year. If it weren't enough that my two families came together, I was unknowingly adopted again. This time by a young Paneristi I met on p.com and had planned to meet for dinner when I was in town on business. Little did I know, he teed up an entire GTG and surprised me when I showed up. For those that know, Stephen Dumperth, you'll get this...and I'll never forget it!







You've got to be kidding. These Paneristi really are crazy.





...and a picture of Stephen the day we met back in 2010. Has it really been 8 years?!?





Evidently one GTG wasn't enough so Stephen decides we're going on the road together for my meetings in Pittsburgh. Suddenly I found myself in a hotel room with one bed and Stephen blocking the door. I'm not calling the front desk...I'm calling THE POLICE!





That night is a little blurry but the next day we met another fine gent from p.com for lunch and my first mini GTG. As Risti's do, Jim put all his cases on hold to connect with friends from P.com.





This is where it all really started. Jim and Stephen helped me understand what the Paneristi community was all about and nothing was EVER the same! You meet people like this at GTG's...





...not realizing that 8 years later, they will be some of your closest friends in the world. Watches? Sure, but we share so may other parts of our lives. Paneristi brought us together and I'm so thankful for that. Terri & Linford, you're the best!





Remember my comment about about the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause? Another close friend I wouldn't have if it weren't for P.com. Paul, we know you need your beauty sleep.





Then you start buying watches. Jo from Vegas is a good friend more than a boutique employee today...this is the day we met. Dude, we look 10!





...and buying MORE watches!







...and attending more GTG's with more people from all over the globe.





...and from right where you live!





...and while you're on holiday! (WHAT UP 808 CREW!)





I have absolutely NO memory of taking these two pictures.



v



From famous people.... Can you please give us some space, Ron?





To infamous people....





To REALLY infamous people...





The group of amazing individuals I've been blessed to meet and get to know never seems to end.







Even the not so amazing people count in my book.








From getting stuck in an elevator with a Risti M8 and a bachelorette party...





To doing CrossFit in NYC with a fellow Risti...





To finding yourself in a scotch ad...





Life has just never been the same since I found Paneristi.com.





I look forward continuing our amazing story and adding chapters with many more of you in the months and years ahead. Thank you for being who you are and for making our community such an amazing place to be.

Taking time to reflect back on the impact you've had on my life was truly eye opening. I'm blessed to know each and every one of you. From my heart, thank you for taking the time and for being such an important part of my life.

- Peter Fruehling


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fullcourt1
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Joined: July 16th, 2010, 9:02 pm

March 3rd, 2018, 7:28 pm #2

in a scotch ad lol

jo hasn’t aged one bit, you on the other hand....🤣

great story, tfs
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roadkingsteve
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Joined: May 19th, 2013, 1:25 pm

March 3rd, 2018, 7:42 pm #3

<h2>Thank you, Stratos!!! It was great getting to know you, M8!

Our community has changed my life in so many ways that it's hard to find a starting point. I'll try and come up with a few unique tidbits that you haven't seen on the pages of Paneristi in the past without violating the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause. You guys know who you are...be worried!


On a personal note, my reason for walking this earth belongs to this woman. My wife Beth and I were married back in 2004 and it's been marital bliss, 364 days a year ever since. She has really enjoyed becoming part of the community and truly gets the mantra, "So much more than just a watch" as she attends GTG's and P-Days.







She's an amazing mom to our little daughter who turned 8 this year. I can't get enough of these two!





Some of you know that I do a little flying from time to time. Not professionally...just for fun. Our daughter seems to enjoy flying as much as I do.





Gary seems to fit in Teagan's seat just fine...glad you've got plenty of room back there, G!





Doesn't everyone altitude test the new watches they bring home?





Including the Hammer watch. This was somewhere over Colorado. Your machine passed with flying colors, Alan!





Another thing you may not know about me is that I was adopted when I was very young. My adoptive family here in Minnesota blessed me with an amazing support system that I cherish to this day. In 2000 I decided to search for my birth family and was saddened to learn that my birth father had passed away. However, I found my birth mother during the process!

The nuts and bolts of that 10 year journey are better suited for a GTG conversation but one of the later chapters is captured in this picture. I was able to bring my birth mother (second from the right) to Minnesota for a visit with my adoptive parents in 2010. This was a moment in my life that I'll never forget! We're all still very close today.





Finding your birth mother and taking her flying in a plane you built? That was a cool one to check off the list. Do we look alike? Love you, Su!





2010 was a big year. If it weren't enough that my two families came together, I was unknowingly adopted again. This time by a young Paneristi I met on p.com and had planned to meet for dinner when I was in town on business. Little did I know, he teed up an entire GTG and surprised me when I showed up. For those that know, Stephen Dumperth, you'll get this...and I'll never forget it!







You've got to be kidding. These Paneristi really are crazy.





...and a picture of Stephen the day we met back in 2010. Has it really been 8 years?!?





Evidently one GTG wasn't enough so Stephen decides we're going on the road together for my meetings in Pittsburgh. Suddenly I found myself in a hotel room with one bed and Stephen blocking the door. I'm not calling the front desk...I'm calling THE POLICE!





That night is a little blurry but the next day we met another fine gent from p.com for lunch and my first mini GTG. As Risti's do, Jim put all his cases on hold to connect with friends from P.com.





This is where it all really started. Jim and Stephen helped me understand what the Paneristi community was all about and nothing was EVER the same! You meet people like this at GTG's...





...not realizing that 8 years later, they will be some of your closest friends in the world. Watches? Sure, but we share so may other parts of our lives. Paneristi brought us together and I'm so thankful for that. Terri & Linford, you're the best!





Remember my comment about about the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause? Another close friend I wouldn't have if it weren't for P.com. Paul, we know you need your beauty sleep.





Then you start buying watches. Jo from Vegas is a good friend more than a boutique employee today...this is the day we met. Dude, we look 10!





...and buying MORE watches!







...and attending more GTG's with more people from all over the globe.





...and from right where you live!





...and while you're on holiday! (WHAT UP 808 CREW!)





I have absolutely NO memory of taking these two pictures.



v



From famous people.... Can you please give us some space, Ron?





To infamous people....





To REALLY infamous people...





The group of amazing individuals I've been blessed to meet and get to know never seems to end.







Even the not so amazing people count in my book.








From getting stuck in an elevator with a Risti M8 and a bachelorette party...





To doing CrossFit in NYC with a fellow Risti...





To finding yourself in a scotch ad...





Life has just never been the same since I found Paneristi.com.





I look forward continuing our amazing story and adding chapters with many more of you in the months and years ahead. Thank you for being who you are and for making our community such an amazing place to be.

Taking time to reflect back on the impact you've had on my life was truly eye opening. I'm blessed to know each and every one of you. From my heart, thank you for taking the time and for being such an important part of my life.

- Peter Fruehling


</h2>
It’s people like you that make this place great!
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AurelioS
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AurelioS
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Joined: January 25th, 2005, 4:15 pm

March 3rd, 2018, 7:42 pm #4

<h2>Thank you, Stratos!!! It was great getting to know you, M8!

Our community has changed my life in so many ways that it's hard to find a starting point. I'll try and come up with a few unique tidbits that you haven't seen on the pages of Paneristi in the past without violating the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause. You guys know who you are...be worried!


On a personal note, my reason for walking this earth belongs to this woman. My wife Beth and I were married back in 2004 and it's been marital bliss, 364 days a year ever since. She has really enjoyed becoming part of the community and truly gets the mantra, "So much more than just a watch" as she attends GTG's and P-Days.







She's an amazing mom to our little daughter who turned 8 this year. I can't get enough of these two!





Some of you know that I do a little flying from time to time. Not professionally...just for fun. Our daughter seems to enjoy flying as much as I do.





Gary seems to fit in Teagan's seat just fine...glad you've got plenty of room back there, G!





Doesn't everyone altitude test the new watches they bring home?





Including the Hammer watch. This was somewhere over Colorado. Your machine passed with flying colors, Alan!





Another thing you may not know about me is that I was adopted when I was very young. My adoptive family here in Minnesota blessed me with an amazing support system that I cherish to this day. In 2000 I decided to search for my birth family and was saddened to learn that my birth father had passed away. However, I found my birth mother during the process!

The nuts and bolts of that 10 year journey are better suited for a GTG conversation but one of the later chapters is captured in this picture. I was able to bring my birth mother (second from the right) to Minnesota for a visit with my adoptive parents in 2010. This was a moment in my life that I'll never forget! We're all still very close today.





Finding your birth mother and taking her flying in a plane you built? That was a cool one to check off the list. Do we look alike? Love you, Su!





2010 was a big year. If it weren't enough that my two families came together, I was unknowingly adopted again. This time by a young Paneristi I met on p.com and had planned to meet for dinner when I was in town on business. Little did I know, he teed up an entire GTG and surprised me when I showed up. For those that know, Stephen Dumperth, you'll get this...and I'll never forget it!







You've got to be kidding. These Paneristi really are crazy.





...and a picture of Stephen the day we met back in 2010. Has it really been 8 years?!?





Evidently one GTG wasn't enough so Stephen decides we're going on the road together for my meetings in Pittsburgh. Suddenly I found myself in a hotel room with one bed and Stephen blocking the door. I'm not calling the front desk...I'm calling THE POLICE!





That night is a little blurry but the next day we met another fine gent from p.com for lunch and my first mini GTG. As Risti's do, Jim put all his cases on hold to connect with friends from P.com.





This is where it all really started. Jim and Stephen helped me understand what the Paneristi community was all about and nothing was EVER the same! You meet people like this at GTG's...





...not realizing that 8 years later, they will be some of your closest friends in the world. Watches? Sure, but we share so may other parts of our lives. Paneristi brought us together and I'm so thankful for that. Terri & Linford, you're the best!





Remember my comment about about the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause? Another close friend I wouldn't have if it weren't for P.com. Paul, we know you need your beauty sleep.





Then you start buying watches. Jo from Vegas is a good friend more than a boutique employee today...this is the day we met. Dude, we look 10!





...and buying MORE watches!







...and attending more GTG's with more people from all over the globe.





...and from right where you live!





...and while you're on holiday! (WHAT UP 808 CREW!)





I have absolutely NO memory of taking these two pictures.



v



From famous people.... Can you please give us some space, Ron?





To infamous people....





To REALLY infamous people...





The group of amazing individuals I've been blessed to meet and get to know never seems to end.







Even the not so amazing people count in my book.








From getting stuck in an elevator with a Risti M8 and a bachelorette party...





To doing CrossFit in NYC with a fellow Risti...





To finding yourself in a scotch ad...





Life has just never been the same since I found Paneristi.com.





I look forward continuing our amazing story and adding chapters with many more of you in the months and years ahead. Thank you for being who you are and for making our community such an amazing place to be.

Taking time to reflect back on the impact you've had on my life was truly eye opening. I'm blessed to know each and every one of you. From my heart, thank you for taking the time and for being such an important part of my life.

- Peter Fruehling


</h2>
And nice to get to know you better


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Ghess
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Joined: December 5th, 2014, 1:58 pm

March 3rd, 2018, 7:49 pm #5

<h2>Thank you, Stratos!!! It was great getting to know you, M8!

Our community has changed my life in so many ways that it's hard to find a starting point. I'll try and come up with a few unique tidbits that you haven't seen on the pages of Paneristi in the past without violating the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause. You guys know who you are...be worried!


On a personal note, my reason for walking this earth belongs to this woman. My wife Beth and I were married back in 2004 and it's been marital bliss, 364 days a year ever since. She has really enjoyed becoming part of the community and truly gets the mantra, "So much more than just a watch" as she attends GTG's and P-Days.







She's an amazing mom to our little daughter who turned 8 this year. I can't get enough of these two!





Some of you know that I do a little flying from time to time. Not professionally...just for fun. Our daughter seems to enjoy flying as much as I do.





Gary seems to fit in Teagan's seat just fine...glad you've got plenty of room back there, G!





Doesn't everyone altitude test the new watches they bring home?





Including the Hammer watch. This was somewhere over Colorado. Your machine passed with flying colors, Alan!





Another thing you may not know about me is that I was adopted when I was very young. My adoptive family here in Minnesota blessed me with an amazing support system that I cherish to this day. In 2000 I decided to search for my birth family and was saddened to learn that my birth father had passed away. However, I found my birth mother during the process!

The nuts and bolts of that 10 year journey are better suited for a GTG conversation but one of the later chapters is captured in this picture. I was able to bring my birth mother (second from the right) to Minnesota for a visit with my adoptive parents in 2010. This was a moment in my life that I'll never forget! We're all still very close today.





Finding your birth mother and taking her flying in a plane you built? That was a cool one to check off the list. Do we look alike? Love you, Su!





2010 was a big year. If it weren't enough that my two families came together, I was unknowingly adopted again. This time by a young Paneristi I met on p.com and had planned to meet for dinner when I was in town on business. Little did I know, he teed up an entire GTG and surprised me when I showed up. For those that know, Stephen Dumperth, you'll get this...and I'll never forget it!







You've got to be kidding. These Paneristi really are crazy.





...and a picture of Stephen the day we met back in 2010. Has it really been 8 years?!?





Evidently one GTG wasn't enough so Stephen decides we're going on the road together for my meetings in Pittsburgh. Suddenly I found myself in a hotel room with one bed and Stephen blocking the door. I'm not calling the front desk...I'm calling THE POLICE!





That night is a little blurry but the next day we met another fine gent from p.com for lunch and my first mini GTG. As Risti's do, Jim put all his cases on hold to connect with friends from P.com.





This is where it all really started. Jim and Stephen helped me understand what the Paneristi community was all about and nothing was EVER the same! You meet people like this at GTG's...





...not realizing that 8 years later, they will be some of your closest friends in the world. Watches? Sure, but we share so may other parts of our lives. Paneristi brought us together and I'm so thankful for that. Terri & Linford, you're the best!





Remember my comment about about the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause? Another close friend I wouldn't have if it weren't for P.com. Paul, we know you need your beauty sleep.





Then you start buying watches. Jo from Vegas is a good friend more than a boutique employee today...this is the day we met. Dude, we look 10!





...and buying MORE watches!







...and attending more GTG's with more people from all over the globe.





...and from right where you live!





...and while you're on holiday! (WHAT UP 808 CREW!)





I have absolutely NO memory of taking these two pictures.



v



From famous people.... Can you please give us some space, Ron?





To infamous people....





To REALLY infamous people...





The group of amazing individuals I've been blessed to meet and get to know never seems to end.







Even the not so amazing people count in my book.








From getting stuck in an elevator with a Risti M8 and a bachelorette party...





To doing CrossFit in NYC with a fellow Risti...





To finding yourself in a scotch ad...





Life has just never been the same since I found Paneristi.com.





I look forward continuing our amazing story and adding chapters with many more of you in the months and years ahead. Thank you for being who you are and for making our community such an amazing place to be.

Taking time to reflect back on the impact you've had on my life was truly eye opening. I'm blessed to know each and every one of you. From my heart, thank you for taking the time and for being such an important part of my life.

- Peter Fruehling


</h2>
Speak for yourself! Lol
Hagen and I are very amazing
But so are you and this is a great post
We’re all lucky to know you.

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murphtyper
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Joined: March 9th, 2011, 9:57 pm

March 3rd, 2018, 7:59 pm #6

<h2>Thank you, Stratos!!! It was great getting to know you, M8!

Our community has changed my life in so many ways that it's hard to find a starting point. I'll try and come up with a few unique tidbits that you haven't seen on the pages of Paneristi in the past without violating the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause. You guys know who you are...be worried!


On a personal note, my reason for walking this earth belongs to this woman. My wife Beth and I were married back in 2004 and it's been marital bliss, 364 days a year ever since. She has really enjoyed becoming part of the community and truly gets the mantra, "So much more than just a watch" as she attends GTG's and P-Days.







She's an amazing mom to our little daughter who turned 8 this year. I can't get enough of these two!





Some of you know that I do a little flying from time to time. Not professionally...just for fun. Our daughter seems to enjoy flying as much as I do.





Gary seems to fit in Teagan's seat just fine...glad you've got plenty of room back there, G!





Doesn't everyone altitude test the new watches they bring home?





Including the Hammer watch. This was somewhere over Colorado. Your machine passed with flying colors, Alan!





Another thing you may not know about me is that I was adopted when I was very young. My adoptive family here in Minnesota blessed me with an amazing support system that I cherish to this day. In 2000 I decided to search for my birth family and was saddened to learn that my birth father had passed away. However, I found my birth mother during the process!

The nuts and bolts of that 10 year journey are better suited for a GTG conversation but one of the later chapters is captured in this picture. I was able to bring my birth mother (second from the right) to Minnesota for a visit with my adoptive parents in 2010. This was a moment in my life that I'll never forget! We're all still very close today.





Finding your birth mother and taking her flying in a plane you built? That was a cool one to check off the list. Do we look alike? Love you, Su!





2010 was a big year. If it weren't enough that my two families came together, I was unknowingly adopted again. This time by a young Paneristi I met on p.com and had planned to meet for dinner when I was in town on business. Little did I know, he teed up an entire GTG and surprised me when I showed up. For those that know, Stephen Dumperth, you'll get this...and I'll never forget it!







You've got to be kidding. These Paneristi really are crazy.





...and a picture of Stephen the day we met back in 2010. Has it really been 8 years?!?





Evidently one GTG wasn't enough so Stephen decides we're going on the road together for my meetings in Pittsburgh. Suddenly I found myself in a hotel room with one bed and Stephen blocking the door. I'm not calling the front desk...I'm calling THE POLICE!





That night is a little blurry but the next day we met another fine gent from p.com for lunch and my first mini GTG. As Risti's do, Jim put all his cases on hold to connect with friends from P.com.





This is where it all really started. Jim and Stephen helped me understand what the Paneristi community was all about and nothing was EVER the same! You meet people like this at GTG's...





...not realizing that 8 years later, they will be some of your closest friends in the world. Watches? Sure, but we share so may other parts of our lives. Paneristi brought us together and I'm so thankful for that. Terri & Linford, you're the best!





Remember my comment about about the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause? Another close friend I wouldn't have if it weren't for P.com. Paul, we know you need your beauty sleep.





Then you start buying watches. Jo from Vegas is a good friend more than a boutique employee today...this is the day we met. Dude, we look 10!





...and buying MORE watches!







...and attending more GTG's with more people from all over the globe.





...and from right where you live!





...and while you're on holiday! (WHAT UP 808 CREW!)





I have absolutely NO memory of taking these two pictures.



v



From famous people.... Can you please give us some space, Ron?





To infamous people....





To REALLY infamous people...





The group of amazing individuals I've been blessed to meet and get to know never seems to end.







Even the not so amazing people count in my book.








From getting stuck in an elevator with a Risti M8 and a bachelorette party...





To doing CrossFit in NYC with a fellow Risti...





To finding yourself in a scotch ad...





Life has just never been the same since I found Paneristi.com.





I look forward continuing our amazing story and adding chapters with many more of you in the months and years ahead. Thank you for being who you are and for making our community such an amazing place to be.

Taking time to reflect back on the impact you've had on my life was truly eye opening. I'm blessed to know each and every one of you. From my heart, thank you for taking the time and for being such an important part of my life.

- Peter Fruehling


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johnnienina
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johnnienina
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Joined: February 18th, 2018, 7:19 pm

March 3rd, 2018, 8:41 pm #7

<h2>Thank you, Stratos!!! It was great getting to know you, M8!

Our community has changed my life in so many ways that it's hard to find a starting point. I'll try and come up with a few unique tidbits that you haven't seen on the pages of Paneristi in the past without violating the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause. You guys know who you are...be worried!


On a personal note, my reason for walking this earth belongs to this woman. My wife Beth and I were married back in 2004 and it's been marital bliss, 364 days a year ever since. She has really enjoyed becoming part of the community and truly gets the mantra, "So much more than just a watch" as she attends GTG's and P-Days.







She's an amazing mom to our little daughter who turned 8 this year. I can't get enough of these two!





Some of you know that I do a little flying from time to time. Not professionally...just for fun. Our daughter seems to enjoy flying as much as I do.





Gary seems to fit in Teagan's seat just fine...glad you've got plenty of room back there, G!





Doesn't everyone altitude test the new watches they bring home?





Including the Hammer watch. This was somewhere over Colorado. Your machine passed with flying colors, Alan!





Another thing you may not know about me is that I was adopted when I was very young. My adoptive family here in Minnesota blessed me with an amazing support system that I cherish to this day. In 2000 I decided to search for my birth family and was saddened to learn that my birth father had passed away. However, I found my birth mother during the process!

The nuts and bolts of that 10 year journey are better suited for a GTG conversation but one of the later chapters is captured in this picture. I was able to bring my birth mother (second from the right) to Minnesota for a visit with my adoptive parents in 2010. This was a moment in my life that I'll never forget! We're all still very close today.





Finding your birth mother and taking her flying in a plane you built? That was a cool one to check off the list. Do we look alike? Love you, Su!





2010 was a big year. If it weren't enough that my two families came together, I was unknowingly adopted again. This time by a young Paneristi I met on p.com and had planned to meet for dinner when I was in town on business. Little did I know, he teed up an entire GTG and surprised me when I showed up. For those that know, Stephen Dumperth, you'll get this...and I'll never forget it!







You've got to be kidding. These Paneristi really are crazy.





...and a picture of Stephen the day we met back in 2010. Has it really been 8 years?!?





Evidently one GTG wasn't enough so Stephen decides we're going on the road together for my meetings in Pittsburgh. Suddenly I found myself in a hotel room with one bed and Stephen blocking the door. I'm not calling the front desk...I'm calling THE POLICE!





That night is a little blurry but the next day we met another fine gent from p.com for lunch and my first mini GTG. As Risti's do, Jim put all his cases on hold to connect with friends from P.com.





This is where it all really started. Jim and Stephen helped me understand what the Paneristi community was all about and nothing was EVER the same! You meet people like this at GTG's...





...not realizing that 8 years later, they will be some of your closest friends in the world. Watches? Sure, but we share so may other parts of our lives. Paneristi brought us together and I'm so thankful for that. Terri & Linford, you're the best!





Remember my comment about about the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause? Another close friend I wouldn't have if it weren't for P.com. Paul, we know you need your beauty sleep.





Then you start buying watches. Jo from Vegas is a good friend more than a boutique employee today...this is the day we met. Dude, we look 10!





...and buying MORE watches!







...and attending more GTG's with more people from all over the globe.





...and from right where you live!





...and while you're on holiday! (WHAT UP 808 CREW!)





I have absolutely NO memory of taking these two pictures.



v



From famous people.... Can you please give us some space, Ron?





To infamous people....





To REALLY infamous people...





The group of amazing individuals I've been blessed to meet and get to know never seems to end.







Even the not so amazing people count in my book.








From getting stuck in an elevator with a Risti M8 and a bachelorette party...





To doing CrossFit in NYC with a fellow Risti...





To finding yourself in a scotch ad...





Life has just never been the same since I found Paneristi.com.





I look forward continuing our amazing story and adding chapters with many more of you in the months and years ahead. Thank you for being who you are and for making our community such an amazing place to be.

Taking time to reflect back on the impact you've had on my life was truly eye opening. I'm blessed to know each and every one of you. From my heart, thank you for taking the time and for being such an important part of my life.

- Peter Fruehling


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Awesome write up

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tsunami2000
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Joined: December 8th, 2007, 9:58 pm

March 3rd, 2018, 9:35 pm #8

<h2>Thank you, Stratos!!! It was great getting to know you, M8!

Our community has changed my life in so many ways that it's hard to find a starting point. I'll try and come up with a few unique tidbits that you haven't seen on the pages of Paneristi in the past without violating the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause. You guys know who you are...be worried!


On a personal note, my reason for walking this earth belongs to this woman. My wife Beth and I were married back in 2004 and it's been marital bliss, 364 days a year ever since. She has really enjoyed becoming part of the community and truly gets the mantra, "So much more than just a watch" as she attends GTG's and P-Days.







She's an amazing mom to our little daughter who turned 8 this year. I can't get enough of these two!





Some of you know that I do a little flying from time to time. Not professionally...just for fun. Our daughter seems to enjoy flying as much as I do.





Gary seems to fit in Teagan's seat just fine...glad you've got plenty of room back there, G!





Doesn't everyone altitude test the new watches they bring home?





Including the Hammer watch. This was somewhere over Colorado. Your machine passed with flying colors, Alan!





Another thing you may not know about me is that I was adopted when I was very young. My adoptive family here in Minnesota blessed me with an amazing support system that I cherish to this day. In 2000 I decided to search for my birth family and was saddened to learn that my birth father had passed away. However, I found my birth mother during the process!

The nuts and bolts of that 10 year journey are better suited for a GTG conversation but one of the later chapters is captured in this picture. I was able to bring my birth mother (second from the right) to Minnesota for a visit with my adoptive parents in 2010. This was a moment in my life that I'll never forget! We're all still very close today.





Finding your birth mother and taking her flying in a plane you built? That was a cool one to check off the list. Do we look alike? Love you, Su!





2010 was a big year. If it weren't enough that my two families came together, I was unknowingly adopted again. This time by a young Paneristi I met on p.com and had planned to meet for dinner when I was in town on business. Little did I know, he teed up an entire GTG and surprised me when I showed up. For those that know, Stephen Dumperth, you'll get this...and I'll never forget it!







You've got to be kidding. These Paneristi really are crazy.





...and a picture of Stephen the day we met back in 2010. Has it really been 8 years?!?





Evidently one GTG wasn't enough so Stephen decides we're going on the road together for my meetings in Pittsburgh. Suddenly I found myself in a hotel room with one bed and Stephen blocking the door. I'm not calling the front desk...I'm calling THE POLICE!





That night is a little blurry but the next day we met another fine gent from p.com for lunch and my first mini GTG. As Risti's do, Jim put all his cases on hold to connect with friends from P.com.





This is where it all really started. Jim and Stephen helped me understand what the Paneristi community was all about and nothing was EVER the same! You meet people like this at GTG's...





...not realizing that 8 years later, they will be some of your closest friends in the world. Watches? Sure, but we share so may other parts of our lives. Paneristi brought us together and I'm so thankful for that. Terri & Linford, you're the best!





Remember my comment about about the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause? Another close friend I wouldn't have if it weren't for P.com. Paul, we know you need your beauty sleep.





Then you start buying watches. Jo from Vegas is a good friend more than a boutique employee today...this is the day we met. Dude, we look 10!





...and buying MORE watches!







...and attending more GTG's with more people from all over the globe.





...and from right where you live!





...and while you're on holiday! (WHAT UP 808 CREW!)





I have absolutely NO memory of taking these two pictures.



v



From famous people.... Can you please give us some space, Ron?





To infamous people....





To REALLY infamous people...





The group of amazing individuals I've been blessed to meet and get to know never seems to end.







Even the not so amazing people count in my book.








From getting stuck in an elevator with a Risti M8 and a bachelorette party...





To doing CrossFit in NYC with a fellow Risti...





To finding yourself in a scotch ad...





Life has just never been the same since I found Paneristi.com.





I look forward continuing our amazing story and adding chapters with many more of you in the months and years ahead. Thank you for being who you are and for making our community such an amazing place to be.

Taking time to reflect back on the impact you've had on my life was truly eye opening. I'm blessed to know each and every one of you. From my heart, thank you for taking the time and for being such an important part of my life.

- Peter Fruehling


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Great post. Than you for sharing, Peter.
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hawaiiantimer
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Joined: September 29th, 2008, 10:07 pm

March 3rd, 2018, 10:13 pm #9

<h2>Thank you, Stratos!!! It was great getting to know you, M8!

Our community has changed my life in so many ways that it's hard to find a starting point. I'll try and come up with a few unique tidbits that you haven't seen on the pages of Paneristi in the past without violating the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause. You guys know who you are...be worried!


On a personal note, my reason for walking this earth belongs to this woman. My wife Beth and I were married back in 2004 and it's been marital bliss, 364 days a year ever since. She has really enjoyed becoming part of the community and truly gets the mantra, "So much more than just a watch" as she attends GTG's and P-Days.







She's an amazing mom to our little daughter who turned 8 this year. I can't get enough of these two!





Some of you know that I do a little flying from time to time. Not professionally...just for fun. Our daughter seems to enjoy flying as much as I do.





Gary seems to fit in Teagan's seat just fine...glad you've got plenty of room back there, G!





Doesn't everyone altitude test the new watches they bring home?





Including the Hammer watch. This was somewhere over Colorado. Your machine passed with flying colors, Alan!





Another thing you may not know about me is that I was adopted when I was very young. My adoptive family here in Minnesota blessed me with an amazing support system that I cherish to this day. In 2000 I decided to search for my birth family and was saddened to learn that my birth father had passed away. However, I found my birth mother during the process!

The nuts and bolts of that 10 year journey are better suited for a GTG conversation but one of the later chapters is captured in this picture. I was able to bring my birth mother (second from the right) to Minnesota for a visit with my adoptive parents in 2010. This was a moment in my life that I'll never forget! We're all still very close today.





Finding your birth mother and taking her flying in a plane you built? That was a cool one to check off the list. Do we look alike? Love you, Su!





2010 was a big year. If it weren't enough that my two families came together, I was unknowingly adopted again. This time by a young Paneristi I met on p.com and had planned to meet for dinner when I was in town on business. Little did I know, he teed up an entire GTG and surprised me when I showed up. For those that know, Stephen Dumperth, you'll get this...and I'll never forget it!







You've got to be kidding. These Paneristi really are crazy.





...and a picture of Stephen the day we met back in 2010. Has it really been 8 years?!?





Evidently one GTG wasn't enough so Stephen decides we're going on the road together for my meetings in Pittsburgh. Suddenly I found myself in a hotel room with one bed and Stephen blocking the door. I'm not calling the front desk...I'm calling THE POLICE!





That night is a little blurry but the next day we met another fine gent from p.com for lunch and my first mini GTG. As Risti's do, Jim put all his cases on hold to connect with friends from P.com.





This is where it all really started. Jim and Stephen helped me understand what the Paneristi community was all about and nothing was EVER the same! You meet people like this at GTG's...





...not realizing that 8 years later, they will be some of your closest friends in the world. Watches? Sure, but we share so may other parts of our lives. Paneristi brought us together and I'm so thankful for that. Terri & Linford, you're the best!





Remember my comment about about the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause? Another close friend I wouldn't have if it weren't for P.com. Paul, we know you need your beauty sleep.





Then you start buying watches. Jo from Vegas is a good friend more than a boutique employee today...this is the day we met. Dude, we look 10!





...and buying MORE watches!







...and attending more GTG's with more people from all over the globe.





...and from right where you live!





...and while you're on holiday! (WHAT UP 808 CREW!)





I have absolutely NO memory of taking these two pictures.



v



From famous people.... Can you please give us some space, Ron?





To infamous people....





To REALLY infamous people...





The group of amazing individuals I've been blessed to meet and get to know never seems to end.







Even the not so amazing people count in my book.








From getting stuck in an elevator with a Risti M8 and a bachelorette party...





To doing CrossFit in NYC with a fellow Risti...





To finding yourself in a scotch ad...





Life has just never been the same since I found Paneristi.com.





I look forward continuing our amazing story and adding chapters with many more of you in the months and years ahead. Thank you for being who you are and for making our community such an amazing place to be.

Taking time to reflect back on the impact you've had on my life was truly eye opening. I'm blessed to know each and every one of you. From my heart, thank you for taking the time and for being such an important part of my life.

- Peter Fruehling


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Acro-Pilot
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Joined: March 8th, 2012, 4:58 pm

March 3rd, 2018, 10:25 pm #10

Speak for yourself! Lol
Hagen and I are very amazing
But so are you and this is a great post
We’re all lucky to know you.

Geoff
See you in the city this summer!
- Peter

So much more than just a watch!
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jhb24
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Joined: July 16th, 2010, 7:36 pm

March 3rd, 2018, 10:27 pm #11

<h2>Thank you, Stratos!!! It was great getting to know you, M8!

Our community has changed my life in so many ways that it's hard to find a starting point. I'll try and come up with a few unique tidbits that you haven't seen on the pages of Paneristi in the past without violating the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause. You guys know who you are...be worried!


On a personal note, my reason for walking this earth belongs to this woman. My wife Beth and I were married back in 2004 and it's been marital bliss, 364 days a year ever since. She has really enjoyed becoming part of the community and truly gets the mantra, "So much more than just a watch" as she attends GTG's and P-Days.







She's an amazing mom to our little daughter who turned 8 this year. I can't get enough of these two!





Some of you know that I do a little flying from time to time. Not professionally...just for fun. Our daughter seems to enjoy flying as much as I do.





Gary seems to fit in Teagan's seat just fine...glad you've got plenty of room back there, G!





Doesn't everyone altitude test the new watches they bring home?





Including the Hammer watch. This was somewhere over Colorado. Your machine passed with flying colors, Alan!





Another thing you may not know about me is that I was adopted when I was very young. My adoptive family here in Minnesota blessed me with an amazing support system that I cherish to this day. In 2000 I decided to search for my birth family and was saddened to learn that my birth father had passed away. However, I found my birth mother during the process!

The nuts and bolts of that 10 year journey are better suited for a GTG conversation but one of the later chapters is captured in this picture. I was able to bring my birth mother (second from the right) to Minnesota for a visit with my adoptive parents in 2010. This was a moment in my life that I'll never forget! We're all still very close today.





Finding your birth mother and taking her flying in a plane you built? That was a cool one to check off the list. Do we look alike? Love you, Su!





2010 was a big year. If it weren't enough that my two families came together, I was unknowingly adopted again. This time by a young Paneristi I met on p.com and had planned to meet for dinner when I was in town on business. Little did I know, he teed up an entire GTG and surprised me when I showed up. For those that know, Stephen Dumperth, you'll get this...and I'll never forget it!







You've got to be kidding. These Paneristi really are crazy.





...and a picture of Stephen the day we met back in 2010. Has it really been 8 years?!?





Evidently one GTG wasn't enough so Stephen decides we're going on the road together for my meetings in Pittsburgh. Suddenly I found myself in a hotel room with one bed and Stephen blocking the door. I'm not calling the front desk...I'm calling THE POLICE!





That night is a little blurry but the next day we met another fine gent from p.com for lunch and my first mini GTG. As Risti's do, Jim put all his cases on hold to connect with friends from P.com.





This is where it all really started. Jim and Stephen helped me understand what the Paneristi community was all about and nothing was EVER the same! You meet people like this at GTG's...





...not realizing that 8 years later, they will be some of your closest friends in the world. Watches? Sure, but we share so may other parts of our lives. Paneristi brought us together and I'm so thankful for that. Terri & Linford, you're the best!





Remember my comment about about the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause? Another close friend I wouldn't have if it weren't for P.com. Paul, we know you need your beauty sleep.





Then you start buying watches. Jo from Vegas is a good friend more than a boutique employee today...this is the day we met. Dude, we look 10!





...and buying MORE watches!







...and attending more GTG's with more people from all over the globe.





...and from right where you live!





...and while you're on holiday! (WHAT UP 808 CREW!)





I have absolutely NO memory of taking these two pictures.



v



From famous people.... Can you please give us some space, Ron?





To infamous people....





To REALLY infamous people...





The group of amazing individuals I've been blessed to meet and get to know never seems to end.







Even the not so amazing people count in my book.








From getting stuck in an elevator with a Risti M8 and a bachelorette party...





To doing CrossFit in NYC with a fellow Risti...





To finding yourself in a scotch ad...





Life has just never been the same since I found Paneristi.com.





I look forward continuing our amazing story and adding chapters with many more of you in the months and years ahead. Thank you for being who you are and for making our community such an amazing place to be.

Taking time to reflect back on the impact you've had on my life was truly eye opening. I'm blessed to know each and every one of you. From my heart, thank you for taking the time and for being such an important part of my life.

- Peter Fruehling


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Fantastic post Peter!
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sdumperth
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Joined: April 13th, 2011, 11:43 am

March 3rd, 2018, 11:51 pm #12

<h2>Thank you, Stratos!!! It was great getting to know you, M8!

Our community has changed my life in so many ways that it's hard to find a starting point. I'll try and come up with a few unique tidbits that you haven't seen on the pages of Paneristi in the past without violating the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause. You guys know who you are...be worried!


On a personal note, my reason for walking this earth belongs to this woman. My wife Beth and I were married back in 2004 and it's been marital bliss, 364 days a year ever since. She has really enjoyed becoming part of the community and truly gets the mantra, "So much more than just a watch" as she attends GTG's and P-Days.







She's an amazing mom to our little daughter who turned 8 this year. I can't get enough of these two!





Some of you know that I do a little flying from time to time. Not professionally...just for fun. Our daughter seems to enjoy flying as much as I do.





Gary seems to fit in Teagan's seat just fine...glad you've got plenty of room back there, G!





Doesn't everyone altitude test the new watches they bring home?





Including the Hammer watch. This was somewhere over Colorado. Your machine passed with flying colors, Alan!





Another thing you may not know about me is that I was adopted when I was very young. My adoptive family here in Minnesota blessed me with an amazing support system that I cherish to this day. In 2000 I decided to search for my birth family and was saddened to learn that my birth father had passed away. However, I found my birth mother during the process!

The nuts and bolts of that 10 year journey are better suited for a GTG conversation but one of the later chapters is captured in this picture. I was able to bring my birth mother (second from the right) to Minnesota for a visit with my adoptive parents in 2010. This was a moment in my life that I'll never forget! We're all still very close today.





Finding your birth mother and taking her flying in a plane you built? That was a cool one to check off the list. Do we look alike? Love you, Su!





2010 was a big year. If it weren't enough that my two families came together, I was unknowingly adopted again. This time by a young Paneristi I met on p.com and had planned to meet for dinner when I was in town on business. Little did I know, he teed up an entire GTG and surprised me when I showed up. For those that know, Stephen Dumperth, you'll get this...and I'll never forget it!







You've got to be kidding. These Paneristi really are crazy.





...and a picture of Stephen the day we met back in 2010. Has it really been 8 years?!?





Evidently one GTG wasn't enough so Stephen decides we're going on the road together for my meetings in Pittsburgh. Suddenly I found myself in a hotel room with one bed and Stephen blocking the door. I'm not calling the front desk...I'm calling THE POLICE!





That night is a little blurry but the next day we met another fine gent from p.com for lunch and my first mini GTG. As Risti's do, Jim put all his cases on hold to connect with friends from P.com.





This is where it all really started. Jim and Stephen helped me understand what the Paneristi community was all about and nothing was EVER the same! You meet people like this at GTG's...





...not realizing that 8 years later, they will be some of your closest friends in the world. Watches? Sure, but we share so may other parts of our lives. Paneristi brought us together and I'm so thankful for that. Terri & Linford, you're the best!





Remember my comment about about the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause? Another close friend I wouldn't have if it weren't for P.com. Paul, we know you need your beauty sleep.





Then you start buying watches. Jo from Vegas is a good friend more than a boutique employee today...this is the day we met. Dude, we look 10!





...and buying MORE watches!







...and attending more GTG's with more people from all over the globe.





...and from right where you live!





...and while you're on holiday! (WHAT UP 808 CREW!)





I have absolutely NO memory of taking these two pictures.



v



From famous people.... Can you please give us some space, Ron?





To infamous people....





To REALLY infamous people...





The group of amazing individuals I've been blessed to meet and get to know never seems to end.







Even the not so amazing people count in my book.








From getting stuck in an elevator with a Risti M8 and a bachelorette party...





To doing CrossFit in NYC with a fellow Risti...





To finding yourself in a scotch ad...





Life has just never been the same since I found Paneristi.com.





I look forward continuing our amazing story and adding chapters with many more of you in the months and years ahead. Thank you for being who you are and for making our community such an amazing place to be.

Taking time to reflect back on the impact you've had on my life was truly eye opening. I'm blessed to know each and every one of you. From my heart, thank you for taking the time and for being such an important part of my life.

- Peter Fruehling


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You’re still a politician, but I do love ya. 🤣

See you in June sucka!!!!!!!
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latoyii
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Joined: May 28th, 2011, 12:38 am

March 4th, 2018, 12:33 am #13

<h2>Thank you, Stratos!!! It was great getting to know you, M8!

Our community has changed my life in so many ways that it's hard to find a starting point. I'll try and come up with a few unique tidbits that you haven't seen on the pages of Paneristi in the past without violating the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause. You guys know who you are...be worried!


On a personal note, my reason for walking this earth belongs to this woman. My wife Beth and I were married back in 2004 and it's been marital bliss, 364 days a year ever since. She has really enjoyed becoming part of the community and truly gets the mantra, "So much more than just a watch" as she attends GTG's and P-Days.







She's an amazing mom to our little daughter who turned 8 this year. I can't get enough of these two!





Some of you know that I do a little flying from time to time. Not professionally...just for fun. Our daughter seems to enjoy flying as much as I do.





Gary seems to fit in Teagan's seat just fine...glad you've got plenty of room back there, G!





Doesn't everyone altitude test the new watches they bring home?





Including the Hammer watch. This was somewhere over Colorado. Your machine passed with flying colors, Alan!





Another thing you may not know about me is that I was adopted when I was very young. My adoptive family here in Minnesota blessed me with an amazing support system that I cherish to this day. In 2000 I decided to search for my birth family and was saddened to learn that my birth father had passed away. However, I found my birth mother during the process!

The nuts and bolts of that 10 year journey are better suited for a GTG conversation but one of the later chapters is captured in this picture. I was able to bring my birth mother (second from the right) to Minnesota for a visit with my adoptive parents in 2010. This was a moment in my life that I'll never forget! We're all still very close today.





Finding your birth mother and taking her flying in a plane you built? That was a cool one to check off the list. Do we look alike? Love you, Su!





2010 was a big year. If it weren't enough that my two families came together, I was unknowingly adopted again. This time by a young Paneristi I met on p.com and had planned to meet for dinner when I was in town on business. Little did I know, he teed up an entire GTG and surprised me when I showed up. For those that know, Stephen Dumperth, you'll get this...and I'll never forget it!







You've got to be kidding. These Paneristi really are crazy.





...and a picture of Stephen the day we met back in 2010. Has it really been 8 years?!?





Evidently one GTG wasn't enough so Stephen decides we're going on the road together for my meetings in Pittsburgh. Suddenly I found myself in a hotel room with one bed and Stephen blocking the door. I'm not calling the front desk...I'm calling THE POLICE!





That night is a little blurry but the next day we met another fine gent from p.com for lunch and my first mini GTG. As Risti's do, Jim put all his cases on hold to connect with friends from P.com.





This is where it all really started. Jim and Stephen helped me understand what the Paneristi community was all about and nothing was EVER the same! You meet people like this at GTG's...





...not realizing that 8 years later, they will be some of your closest friends in the world. Watches? Sure, but we share so may other parts of our lives. Paneristi brought us together and I'm so thankful for that. Terri & Linford, you're the best!





Remember my comment about about the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause? Another close friend I wouldn't have if it weren't for P.com. Paul, we know you need your beauty sleep.





Then you start buying watches. Jo from Vegas is a good friend more than a boutique employee today...this is the day we met. Dude, we look 10!





...and buying MORE watches!







...and attending more GTG's with more people from all over the globe.





...and from right where you live!





...and while you're on holiday! (WHAT UP 808 CREW!)





I have absolutely NO memory of taking these two pictures.



v



From famous people.... Can you please give us some space, Ron?





To infamous people....





To REALLY infamous people...





The group of amazing individuals I've been blessed to meet and get to know never seems to end.







Even the not so amazing people count in my book.








From getting stuck in an elevator with a Risti M8 and a bachelorette party...





To doing CrossFit in NYC with a fellow Risti...





To finding yourself in a scotch ad...





Life has just never been the same since I found Paneristi.com.





I look forward continuing our amazing story and adding chapters with many more of you in the months and years ahead. Thank you for being who you are and for making our community such an amazing place to be.

Taking time to reflect back on the impact you've had on my life was truly eye opening. I'm blessed to know each and every one of you. From my heart, thank you for taking the time and for being such an important part of my life.

- Peter Fruehling


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Great article, Peter. A class production from one hell of classy guy. One of the best things I have ever done is get involved with this fine group of people. As I write this, you are some of the finest people we have ever met. T and I treasure and look forward to the times that we share together--Cleveland, Chicago, Montreal, Hong Kong, Minneapolis..., it goes on and on. We have friends from all over the world. No one would understand that is not Paneristi. This really is a group of the very finest people from all over the world. SO MUCH MORE THAN A WATCH. Community Up!!!--lt&tt
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micah372
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Joined: March 3rd, 2012, 1:55 am

March 4th, 2018, 12:59 am #14

<h2>Thank you, Stratos!!! It was great getting to know you, M8!

Our community has changed my life in so many ways that it's hard to find a starting point. I'll try and come up with a few unique tidbits that you haven't seen on the pages of Paneristi in the past without violating the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause. You guys know who you are...be worried!


On a personal note, my reason for walking this earth belongs to this woman. My wife Beth and I were married back in 2004 and it's been marital bliss, 364 days a year ever since. She has really enjoyed becoming part of the community and truly gets the mantra, "So much more than just a watch" as she attends GTG's and P-Days.







She's an amazing mom to our little daughter who turned 8 this year. I can't get enough of these two!





Some of you know that I do a little flying from time to time. Not professionally...just for fun. Our daughter seems to enjoy flying as much as I do.





Gary seems to fit in Teagan's seat just fine...glad you've got plenty of room back there, G!





Doesn't everyone altitude test the new watches they bring home?





Including the Hammer watch. This was somewhere over Colorado. Your machine passed with flying colors, Alan!





Another thing you may not know about me is that I was adopted when I was very young. My adoptive family here in Minnesota blessed me with an amazing support system that I cherish to this day. In 2000 I decided to search for my birth family and was saddened to learn that my birth father had passed away. However, I found my birth mother during the process!

The nuts and bolts of that 10 year journey are better suited for a GTG conversation but one of the later chapters is captured in this picture. I was able to bring my birth mother (second from the right) to Minnesota for a visit with my adoptive parents in 2010. This was a moment in my life that I'll never forget! We're all still very close today.





Finding your birth mother and taking her flying in a plane you built? That was a cool one to check off the list. Do we look alike? Love you, Su!





2010 was a big year. If it weren't enough that my two families came together, I was unknowingly adopted again. This time by a young Paneristi I met on p.com and had planned to meet for dinner when I was in town on business. Little did I know, he teed up an entire GTG and surprised me when I showed up. For those that know, Stephen Dumperth, you'll get this...and I'll never forget it!







You've got to be kidding. These Paneristi really are crazy.





...and a picture of Stephen the day we met back in 2010. Has it really been 8 years?!?





Evidently one GTG wasn't enough so Stephen decides we're going on the road together for my meetings in Pittsburgh. Suddenly I found myself in a hotel room with one bed and Stephen blocking the door. I'm not calling the front desk...I'm calling THE POLICE!





That night is a little blurry but the next day we met another fine gent from p.com for lunch and my first mini GTG. As Risti's do, Jim put all his cases on hold to connect with friends from P.com.





This is where it all really started. Jim and Stephen helped me understand what the Paneristi community was all about and nothing was EVER the same! You meet people like this at GTG's...





...not realizing that 8 years later, they will be some of your closest friends in the world. Watches? Sure, but we share so may other parts of our lives. Paneristi brought us together and I'm so thankful for that. Terri & Linford, you're the best!





Remember my comment about about the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause? Another close friend I wouldn't have if it weren't for P.com. Paul, we know you need your beauty sleep.





Then you start buying watches. Jo from Vegas is a good friend more than a boutique employee today...this is the day we met. Dude, we look 10!





...and buying MORE watches!







...and attending more GTG's with more people from all over the globe.





...and from right where you live!





...and while you're on holiday! (WHAT UP 808 CREW!)





I have absolutely NO memory of taking these two pictures.



v



From famous people.... Can you please give us some space, Ron?





To infamous people....





To REALLY infamous people...





The group of amazing individuals I've been blessed to meet and get to know never seems to end.







Even the not so amazing people count in my book.








From getting stuck in an elevator with a Risti M8 and a bachelorette party...





To doing CrossFit in NYC with a fellow Risti...





To finding yourself in a scotch ad...





Life has just never been the same since I found Paneristi.com.





I look forward continuing our amazing story and adding chapters with many more of you in the months and years ahead. Thank you for being who you are and for making our community such an amazing place to be.

Taking time to reflect back on the impact you've had on my life was truly eye opening. I'm blessed to know each and every one of you. From my heart, thank you for taking the time and for being such an important part of my life.

- Peter Fruehling


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Super cool brother, thanks! [nt]
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March 4th, 2018, 1:53 am #15

<h2>Thank you, Stratos!!! It was great getting to know you, M8!

Our community has changed my life in so many ways that it's hard to find a starting point. I'll try and come up with a few unique tidbits that you haven't seen on the pages of Paneristi in the past without violating the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause. You guys know who you are...be worried!


On a personal note, my reason for walking this earth belongs to this woman. My wife Beth and I were married back in 2004 and it's been marital bliss, 364 days a year ever since. She has really enjoyed becoming part of the community and truly gets the mantra, "So much more than just a watch" as she attends GTG's and P-Days.







She's an amazing mom to our little daughter who turned 8 this year. I can't get enough of these two!





Some of you know that I do a little flying from time to time. Not professionally...just for fun. Our daughter seems to enjoy flying as much as I do.





Gary seems to fit in Teagan's seat just fine...glad you've got plenty of room back there, G!





Doesn't everyone altitude test the new watches they bring home?





Including the Hammer watch. This was somewhere over Colorado. Your machine passed with flying colors, Alan!





Another thing you may not know about me is that I was adopted when I was very young. My adoptive family here in Minnesota blessed me with an amazing support system that I cherish to this day. In 2000 I decided to search for my birth family and was saddened to learn that my birth father had passed away. However, I found my birth mother during the process!

The nuts and bolts of that 10 year journey are better suited for a GTG conversation but one of the later chapters is captured in this picture. I was able to bring my birth mother (second from the right) to Minnesota for a visit with my adoptive parents in 2010. This was a moment in my life that I'll never forget! We're all still very close today.





Finding your birth mother and taking her flying in a plane you built? That was a cool one to check off the list. Do we look alike? Love you, Su!





2010 was a big year. If it weren't enough that my two families came together, I was unknowingly adopted again. This time by a young Paneristi I met on p.com and had planned to meet for dinner when I was in town on business. Little did I know, he teed up an entire GTG and surprised me when I showed up. For those that know, Stephen Dumperth, you'll get this...and I'll never forget it!







You've got to be kidding. These Paneristi really are crazy.





...and a picture of Stephen the day we met back in 2010. Has it really been 8 years?!?





Evidently one GTG wasn't enough so Stephen decides we're going on the road together for my meetings in Pittsburgh. Suddenly I found myself in a hotel room with one bed and Stephen blocking the door. I'm not calling the front desk...I'm calling THE POLICE!





That night is a little blurry but the next day we met another fine gent from p.com for lunch and my first mini GTG. As Risti's do, Jim put all his cases on hold to connect with friends from P.com.





This is where it all really started. Jim and Stephen helped me understand what the Paneristi community was all about and nothing was EVER the same! You meet people like this at GTG's...





...not realizing that 8 years later, they will be some of your closest friends in the world. Watches? Sure, but we share so may other parts of our lives. Paneristi brought us together and I'm so thankful for that. Terri & Linford, you're the best!





Remember my comment about about the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause? Another close friend I wouldn't have if it weren't for P.com. Paul, we know you need your beauty sleep.





Then you start buying watches. Jo from Vegas is a good friend more than a boutique employee today...this is the day we met. Dude, we look 10!





...and buying MORE watches!







...and attending more GTG's with more people from all over the globe.





...and from right where you live!





...and while you're on holiday! (WHAT UP 808 CREW!)





I have absolutely NO memory of taking these two pictures.



v



From famous people.... Can you please give us some space, Ron?





To infamous people....





To REALLY infamous people...





The group of amazing individuals I've been blessed to meet and get to know never seems to end.







Even the not so amazing people count in my book.








From getting stuck in an elevator with a Risti M8 and a bachelorette party...





To doing CrossFit in NYC with a fellow Risti...





To finding yourself in a scotch ad...





Life has just never been the same since I found Paneristi.com.





I look forward continuing our amazing story and adding chapters with many more of you in the months and years ahead. Thank you for being who you are and for making our community such an amazing place to be.

Taking time to reflect back on the impact you've had on my life was truly eye opening. I'm blessed to know each and every one of you. From my heart, thank you for taking the time and for being such an important part of my life.

- Peter Fruehling


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Great profile peter... love the memories.
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March 4th, 2018, 2:00 am #16

c'mon, he's gotta have 1 bad day a year....8^)
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March 4th, 2018, 3:12 am #17

...Beth may have a different number in her head. 🤔😊
- Peter

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March 4th, 2018, 4:25 am #18

You thought you could skip that “364” past us.... nt
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March 4th, 2018, 5:37 am #19

<h2>Thank you, Stratos!!! It was great getting to know you, M8!

Our community has changed my life in so many ways that it's hard to find a starting point. I'll try and come up with a few unique tidbits that you haven't seen on the pages of Paneristi in the past without violating the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause. You guys know who you are...be worried!


On a personal note, my reason for walking this earth belongs to this woman. My wife Beth and I were married back in 2004 and it's been marital bliss, 364 days a year ever since. She has really enjoyed becoming part of the community and truly gets the mantra, "So much more than just a watch" as she attends GTG's and P-Days.







She's an amazing mom to our little daughter who turned 8 this year. I can't get enough of these two!





Some of you know that I do a little flying from time to time. Not professionally...just for fun. Our daughter seems to enjoy flying as much as I do.





Gary seems to fit in Teagan's seat just fine...glad you've got plenty of room back there, G!





Doesn't everyone altitude test the new watches they bring home?





Including the Hammer watch. This was somewhere over Colorado. Your machine passed with flying colors, Alan!





Another thing you may not know about me is that I was adopted when I was very young. My adoptive family here in Minnesota blessed me with an amazing support system that I cherish to this day. In 2000 I decided to search for my birth family and was saddened to learn that my birth father had passed away. However, I found my birth mother during the process!

The nuts and bolts of that 10 year journey are better suited for a GTG conversation but one of the later chapters is captured in this picture. I was able to bring my birth mother (second from the right) to Minnesota for a visit with my adoptive parents in 2010. This was a moment in my life that I'll never forget! We're all still very close today.





Finding your birth mother and taking her flying in a plane you built? That was a cool one to check off the list. Do we look alike? Love you, Su!





2010 was a big year. If it weren't enough that my two families came together, I was unknowingly adopted again. This time by a young Paneristi I met on p.com and had planned to meet for dinner when I was in town on business. Little did I know, he teed up an entire GTG and surprised me when I showed up. For those that know, Stephen Dumperth, you'll get this...and I'll never forget it!







You've got to be kidding. These Paneristi really are crazy.





...and a picture of Stephen the day we met back in 2010. Has it really been 8 years?!?





Evidently one GTG wasn't enough so Stephen decides we're going on the road together for my meetings in Pittsburgh. Suddenly I found myself in a hotel room with one bed and Stephen blocking the door. I'm not calling the front desk...I'm calling THE POLICE!





That night is a little blurry but the next day we met another fine gent from p.com for lunch and my first mini GTG. As Risti's do, Jim put all his cases on hold to connect with friends from P.com.





This is where it all really started. Jim and Stephen helped me understand what the Paneristi community was all about and nothing was EVER the same! You meet people like this at GTG's...





...not realizing that 8 years later, they will be some of your closest friends in the world. Watches? Sure, but we share so may other parts of our lives. Paneristi brought us together and I'm so thankful for that. Terri & Linford, you're the best!





Remember my comment about about the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause? Another close friend I wouldn't have if it weren't for P.com. Paul, we know you need your beauty sleep.





Then you start buying watches. Jo from Vegas is a good friend more than a boutique employee today...this is the day we met. Dude, we look 10!





...and buying MORE watches!







...and attending more GTG's with more people from all over the globe.





...and from right where you live!





...and while you're on holiday! (WHAT UP 808 CREW!)





I have absolutely NO memory of taking these two pictures.



v



From famous people.... Can you please give us some space, Ron?





To infamous people....





To REALLY infamous people...





The group of amazing individuals I've been blessed to meet and get to know never seems to end.







Even the not so amazing people count in my book.








From getting stuck in an elevator with a Risti M8 and a bachelorette party...





To doing CrossFit in NYC with a fellow Risti...





To finding yourself in a scotch ad...





Life has just never been the same since I found Paneristi.com.





I look forward continuing our amazing story and adding chapters with many more of you in the months and years ahead. Thank you for being who you are and for making our community such an amazing place to be.

Taking time to reflect back on the impact you've had on my life was truly eye opening. I'm blessed to know each and every one of you. From my heart, thank you for taking the time and for being such an important part of my life.

- Peter Fruehling


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Peter

This was such a great post ... worth the wait! Full of heart ... full of joy ... It was great to see how much you have enjoyed the community of Paneristi ... community is indeed an amazing thing.

Thanks for the pics and sharing some of yourself. Like you, I am adopted and have met my birth mother ... also love Crossfit.

Again, thanks for the post. This was an excellent idea of Ralphs!

Have an awesome weekend.

S
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March 4th, 2018, 6:20 am #20

<h2>Thank you, Stratos!!! It was great getting to know you, M8!

Our community has changed my life in so many ways that it's hard to find a starting point. I'll try and come up with a few unique tidbits that you haven't seen on the pages of Paneristi in the past without violating the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause. You guys know who you are...be worried!


On a personal note, my reason for walking this earth belongs to this woman. My wife Beth and I were married back in 2004 and it's been marital bliss, 364 days a year ever since. She has really enjoyed becoming part of the community and truly gets the mantra, "So much more than just a watch" as she attends GTG's and P-Days.







She's an amazing mom to our little daughter who turned 8 this year. I can't get enough of these two!





Some of you know that I do a little flying from time to time. Not professionally...just for fun. Our daughter seems to enjoy flying as much as I do.





Gary seems to fit in Teagan's seat just fine...glad you've got plenty of room back there, G!





Doesn't everyone altitude test the new watches they bring home?





Including the Hammer watch. This was somewhere over Colorado. Your machine passed with flying colors, Alan!





Another thing you may not know about me is that I was adopted when I was very young. My adoptive family here in Minnesota blessed me with an amazing support system that I cherish to this day. In 2000 I decided to search for my birth family and was saddened to learn that my birth father had passed away. However, I found my birth mother during the process!

The nuts and bolts of that 10 year journey are better suited for a GTG conversation but one of the later chapters is captured in this picture. I was able to bring my birth mother (second from the right) to Minnesota for a visit with my adoptive parents in 2010. This was a moment in my life that I'll never forget! We're all still very close today.





Finding your birth mother and taking her flying in a plane you built? That was a cool one to check off the list. Do we look alike? Love you, Su!





2010 was a big year. If it weren't enough that my two families came together, I was unknowingly adopted again. This time by a young Paneristi I met on p.com and had planned to meet for dinner when I was in town on business. Little did I know, he teed up an entire GTG and surprised me when I showed up. For those that know, Stephen Dumperth, you'll get this...and I'll never forget it!







You've got to be kidding. These Paneristi really are crazy.





...and a picture of Stephen the day we met back in 2010. Has it really been 8 years?!?





Evidently one GTG wasn't enough so Stephen decides we're going on the road together for my meetings in Pittsburgh. Suddenly I found myself in a hotel room with one bed and Stephen blocking the door. I'm not calling the front desk...I'm calling THE POLICE!





That night is a little blurry but the next day we met another fine gent from p.com for lunch and my first mini GTG. As Risti's do, Jim put all his cases on hold to connect with friends from P.com.





This is where it all really started. Jim and Stephen helped me understand what the Paneristi community was all about and nothing was EVER the same! You meet people like this at GTG's...





...not realizing that 8 years later, they will be some of your closest friends in the world. Watches? Sure, but we share so may other parts of our lives. Paneristi brought us together and I'm so thankful for that. Terri & Linford, you're the best!





Remember my comment about about the Paneristi GTG Bunkmate Confidentiality Clause? Another close friend I wouldn't have if it weren't for P.com. Paul, we know you need your beauty sleep.





Then you start buying watches. Jo from Vegas is a good friend more than a boutique employee today...this is the day we met. Dude, we look 10!





...and buying MORE watches!







...and attending more GTG's with more people from all over the globe.





...and from right where you live!





...and while you're on holiday! (WHAT UP 808 CREW!)





I have absolutely NO memory of taking these two pictures.



v



From famous people.... Can you please give us some space, Ron?





To infamous people....





To REALLY infamous people...





The group of amazing individuals I've been blessed to meet and get to know never seems to end.







Even the not so amazing people count in my book.








From getting stuck in an elevator with a Risti M8 and a bachelorette party...





To doing CrossFit in NYC with a fellow Risti...





To finding yourself in a scotch ad...





Life has just never been the same since I found Paneristi.com.





I look forward continuing our amazing story and adding chapters with many more of you in the months and years ahead. Thank you for being who you are and for making our community such an amazing place to be.

Taking time to reflect back on the impact you've had on my life was truly eye opening. I'm blessed to know each and every one of you. From my heart, thank you for taking the time and for being such an important part of my life.

- Peter Fruehling


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I enjoyed the Journey! It truly is "So much more than just a Watch!!!!

Cheers!
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