Rest In Peace

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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by Thecatman » Tue Dec 30, 2014 6:12 pm

(((((torrey.smith)))))
I lost two cats this year so I respect your feelings
RIP Mr. Cookie
My cats are cuter than your grandkids!

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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by Thecatman » Fri Jan 02, 2015 7:59 pm

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Donna Douglas better known as Elly May Clampett
First celebrity of 2015
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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by Simon of the Playa » Sun Jan 25, 2015 4:25 am

Joe Franklin, age 88



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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by elKay » Thu Feb 05, 2015 8:23 pm

My dear husband died on Saturday after a one month battle with T cell lymphoma. Our last burn was 2012, but we planned to try to go this year. Not having anyone to make the trip with me, I doubt if I will be back. Anyway, he made a nice video of our last trip to share with our Midwestern friends, and I just thought I would share it here.
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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by ygmir » Thu Feb 05, 2015 8:27 pm

elkay: RIP indeed........so sorry for your loss.......
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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by FlyingMonkey » Thu Feb 05, 2015 8:58 pm

Elkay, I'm very sorry. Our lives are the one thing that we tend to take for granted. Your video was great & it's nice to see you enjoying yourselves so much. Our time together is probably our greatest gift we give to each other, & one we don't even realize we are giving.
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Post by bigbluedoggy » Thu Feb 05, 2015 9:32 pm

What a sweet video and a wonderful glimpse into your lives. So sad to have lost him in such a short time. My sincere condolences. Thank you for sharing.
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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by Elderberry » Thu Feb 05, 2015 10:29 pm

Sorry for your loss. :(
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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by goathead » Thu Feb 05, 2015 11:50 pm

elkay, So sorry for your loss. Your video kind of reminds me of my Sweetie and I in so many ways. It has been way to long since we have had a road trip. Sometimes it is hard for me to remember what is really important.
Thank you.

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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by gaminwench » Fri Feb 06, 2015 12:18 am

(((elkay)))
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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by digital » Fri Feb 06, 2015 12:24 am

elKay, So sorry for your loss. Words suck for these things.
Not having anyone to make the trip with me, I doubt if I will be back.
This made me even more sad. I hope you will be back to morn.
If not, PM me and I will make sure something of his burns in the Man.

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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by southern crone » Fri Feb 06, 2015 12:35 am

Beautiful memories. Hugs Elkay.

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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by lucky420 » Fri Feb 06, 2015 6:26 am

So very sorry for your loss (((elkay)))
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by tamarakay » Fri Feb 06, 2015 7:36 am

My heart hurts so much for you. I can't even imagine the loss. Your video is lovely and I imagine hurts and soothes you. Sending you all my love and energy.
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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by AntiM » Fri Feb 06, 2015 7:41 am

I am so sorry for your loss.

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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by Thecatman » Fri Feb 06, 2015 2:22 pm

Words can't describe the pain with the loss of a loved one ((((elKay))))
My cats are cuter than your grandkids!

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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by ^Rhino! » Fri Feb 06, 2015 6:37 pm

I too must add my name to the growing list of folks who are honestly and sincerely very sorry for your loss. Right now, words fail to convey the degree to which we all want to reach out to you and comfort you. Hopefully, you'll know it by our love for our fellow man.
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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by burner von braun » Fri Feb 06, 2015 10:32 pm

I'm saddened by your loss elKay.

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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by Simon of the Playa » Sat Feb 07, 2015 8:34 am

Andrew Hammond, aka Accordion Guy...

a gentle Giant with A Magnificent Baritone Voice, an actor, a singer, musician and he was also the santa at Sibley's Department Store, Rochester, NY in the 1970's.
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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by goathead » Sun Feb 08, 2015 1:01 am

thinking about your ink lately, I can still see their faces but can't remember their names.

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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by danibel » Sun Feb 08, 2015 4:07 pm

Lost my dad last night. The first constant in my life to go. He had been in hospice care for a while, so it wasn't unexpected, but it's still hard. He was suffering greatly in pain from cancer. Fucking Cancer. He was a retired Navy vet and was well cared for by the VA in those final months. All the nurses petted and fawned over him, which was really nice. He was a always a flirt and sucker for the female attention. He loved cruising around on his little scooter, smoking cigarettes with the other vets, and feeding the pigeons.

I went to breakfast today and talked about him with some new friends and didn't cry, which I thought was pretty strong of me. Not that I have to be strong. It just felt good to speak of him and not become a blubbering mess. You think you are ready, you try, but really you are not ready and you have no idea. I do hope that I get to go to TTITD to put a memorial at the temple. But I know there is always next year too. I just feel like it would be a nice release.
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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by digital » Sun Feb 08, 2015 4:10 pm

danibel, so sorry for your loss. He looks like a cheerful man who had a full life. I hope you make it this year to release something of his at the temple. Much love.

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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by danibel » Sun Feb 08, 2015 4:35 pm

Thank you Digital. Loss is always hard.
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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by tamarakay » Sun Feb 08, 2015 4:49 pm

All my love Danibel
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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by ygmir » Sun Feb 08, 2015 4:55 pm

So,so sorry for your loss, danibel.
I lost 3 parents, always too soon.

allow me to share an old Viking wish:

May your grief be intense, for he deserves it
and short, because so do you.

surely, he's crossing Bifrost bridge, to dwell in Valhalla.


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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by Elorrum » Sun Feb 08, 2015 5:26 pm

elKay, Danibel, so sorry for both your losses.
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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by Thecatman » Sun Feb 08, 2015 5:36 pm

(((((danibel)))))
Can't say I know how you feel but I have an idea what you're going through as I've lost both my parents.
We thank your dad for his service
Quote from a country song "Upon your (Fathers) shoulders, is a pair of angel wings"
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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by danibel » Sun Feb 08, 2015 7:48 pm

Thank you all so much. Your well wishes are very sweet and appreciated. My amazing 15 year old sone was trying to tell me tonight at dinner how in different cultures death is celebrated as it's the next step towards a "beyond." I can't repeat it as eloquently as he said it, but maybe the sentiment comes through.

Thank you yiggy for the quote. I love it.
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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by lucky420 » Mon Feb 09, 2015 2:17 pm

(((danibel)))

so very sorry for your loss.

Your Dad had a great smile. I can see the flirt in that smile. I bet he was a hoot and lucky you for having an amazing dad.
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: Rest In Peace

Post by burner von braun » Mon Feb 09, 2015 9:57 pm

I'm sorry about your dad Danibel. He looks happy in the photo, despite the tough times. And you're right, even though you've been able to brace yourself, it still hits hard. Please take care of yourself and your loved ones.

(((danibel)))

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