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Old Dec 12, 2008, 7:27 PM   #1
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I want to thank everyone for your kind words of encouragement over the loss of my mom. She was 85 years young and lived a very full life. she was a strong christian woman, full of love and cared about everyone. she died in peace and expressed she was ready to go. I know you all would have loved her if you had had the chance to meet her. I have spent a lot of time on this forum and learned so much from all the generous people here willing to help out. I have come to feel like this is my second family and I can't tell you all how much it means to me to know that you care.
I still don't know what my itinerary is going to be at this point but, want you to know I'll be back as soon as possible.
till then, my love to all of you,

this is me and mom on her first ever motorcycle ride last year.

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this is mom, my sister and me.
can you believe sis is 61! ?

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Old Dec 14, 2008, 12:47 AM   #2
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GW, I hope you're back soon. You've had some wonderful images and lots of kind words for the rest of us! It really doesn't matter how good a life a person has lead or how ready they are to go, it still hurts to lose them.

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Old Dec 14, 2008, 7:10 AM   #3
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Thanks for the update, you take care.

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Old Dec 14, 2008, 9:50 AM   #4
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You are her legacy GW. She can be proud.

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Old Dec 14, 2008, 10:13 PM   #5
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thats sad news about your mum
take care and take your time
and we will see you when you get back
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I've been away from the 'net for several days, so I only saw this now. I'm very sorry for your loss.
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Old Dec 20, 2008, 10:04 PM   #7
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John,

I've been away for a while and only now seeing this. I am truly sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. It is never easy to lose someone you love so much. Know that we will be here for you now and when you are ready to return. Wishing you a safe trip.

Take care, Patty
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Old Dec 21, 2008, 9:15 AM   #8
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very sorry to hear of your loss, i lost my mother last year so i know just how your feeling, take care of yourself

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