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Old 03-14-2013, 08:33 PM   #41
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Sorry for your loss, Dawg.

When I lost my mom a friend of mine put it to me this way: 'When you lose your mother its like the universe changes. You adjust, but you never really get used to it'

Here's hoping you adjust as quickly and painlessly as possible.
+1 Dawg

I just lost my Mom in January this year, and I know just how you feel. Here's hoping we both adjust in a healthy and constructive way. My condolences.
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Old 03-14-2013, 08:49 PM   #42
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Dawg, I am very sorry for your loss, and it is a big loss. Be kind to yourself, you are going through a lot right now.
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Old 03-14-2013, 08:53 PM   #43
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We get far in life on our mother's love, even further in remembering her.

Be well in this difficult time.
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Dawg, I am very sorry for your loss, and it is a big loss. Be kind to yourself, you are going through a lot right now.
I think I will be able to treat myself to a good night sleep tonight. Eyes already feeling droopy.

Thank you everyone for all the kind words. Lot of good ER friends here.
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Old 03-14-2013, 09:06 PM   #45
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Dawg, I am so sorry for your loss. I am glad that your mom had such a long life and that she was such a good mom for you. Take care of yourself. You do have a lot of ER friends that are sending you love.
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Dawg, sorry for your loss. My mom passed 5 years ago on this day. Kind of been muddling through this day myself. Lots of of great memories! She will always be with you.
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Dawg,

I am so sorry you are going through this, and happy for you both that you had a great relationship.
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Dawg, so sorry for the loss of your mom. Sounds like the two of you had just a wonderful relationship. And, I think that's rather rare.
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Sending warm thoughts your way, Dawg. Sorry to hear about your mom.
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:33 PM   #50
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Just saw this. Sending you a hug Dawg and so very sorry to hear about your Mom.
Sleep well and take care of yourself. It is not easy to loose our parents.
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I'm very sorry for your loss. Moms are special.
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No more struggling to breathe or having to deal with pain. As I posted the other day, she was a good one.

Always tough to lose a parent, but I certainly can't complain. She lived to the ripe old age of 95 and in mostly good health. I was very fortunate.
So was she....

My condolences darlin'....gentle hugs...

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So sorry for your loss, Dawg. My sincere condolences.

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Sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. I lost my Mom in 2009, she was 86.

Always remember her, and the good times. In doing that, she'll live forever!

I was in Denver a few months ago, and happened to visit the Mother Cabrini Shrine west of town. Saw a little plaque somebody had put in the ground to honor their Mom, and it made me think of all the Moms we may have lost:

"God saw you getting tired,
A cure was not to be.
So He put His arms around you,
And whispered, "Come with me."

With tearful eyes we watched you,
And saw you fade away.
Although we loved you dearly,
We could not make you stay.

A golden heart stopped beating,
Your tender hands at rest.
God took you home to prove to us,
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Sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. I lost my Mom in 2009, she was 86.

Always remember her, and the good times. In doing that, she'll live forever!

I was in Denver a few months ago, and happened to visit the Mother Cabrini Shrine west of town. Saw a little plaque somebody had put in the ground to honor their Mom, and it made me think of all the Moms we may have lost:

"God saw you getting tired,
A cure was not to be.
So He put His arms around you,
And whispered, "Come with me."

With tearful eyes we watched you,
And saw you fade away.
Although we loved you dearly,
We could not make you stay.

A golden heart stopped beating,
Your tender hands at rest.
God took you home to prove to us,
He only takes the best."
That is a very nice sentiment. I loved my mother, and I was holding her when she died. But she was from that old SE US farm culture, Scottish heritage, and she was not exactly warm, and she never disclosed anything personal. I was surpised when I realized that after they both have been dead for 10 years, I can more easily feel affection for my outspoken father with whom I had more than a little conflict, than with my mother with whom I was rarely in any significant conflict.

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Heartfelt condolences, Dawg. Your Mom sure sound like one special lady and you were lucky to have her for so long.
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Dawg, so sorry to hear about your mom. Warm thoughts your way.
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Funeral was yesterday. Although a tough day, many relatives and friends were there which made the day go a little easier. Neighbor's brought over a lot of good food too. And I couldn't have asked for a prettier day.

Later in the day I took a few family members to the park for a ride on the carousel. Talk about going back in time......I rode it as a kid, my nephews and niece rode it whey they were young and yesterday my 2 year old great nephew rode it. Pretty entertaining for just fifty cents. Here's some history on the carousel........

Dentzel Carousel - City of Meridian

Again, thanks for the kind words.
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So sorry for your loss.
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Later in the day I took a few family members to the park for a ride on the carousel. Talk about going back in time......I rode it as a kid, my nephews and niece rode it whey they were young and yesterday my 2 year old great nephew rode it. Pretty entertaining for just fifty cents. Here's some history on the carousel........
That is really sweet and a nice way for relatives to stay close during a sad time. You are indeed a good son
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