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Discussion in 'Los Angeles DODGERS' started by irish, Apr 2, 2017.

  1. lastatman

    lastatman DSP Legend Staff Member Moderator

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    I've always loved your anecdotes and stories of her, particularly as they related to the Dodgers. Sounds like she was a special lady, and you were fortunate to have her be in your life for that long. Wishing you strength, brother, it's never easy regardless of how many years they lived.
     
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  2. THINKBLUE

    THINKBLUE DSP Gigolo

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    Thinking about you, Mike.

    Was just speaking to an Angel fan (from OC; probably in his early 60s) the other day and he went off about how he hated Vin, Tommy, and all the "bleed Dodger blue propoganda".
    I thought of all of us (and those close to us, including your mom).
    We've all been so blessed to have indulged in the Azul.
    And she got to see it from the beginning, with O'Malley bringing the boys west.
    So rad.
     
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  3. Finski

    Finski DSP Legend

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    Oh, man, Diablo. My condolences, brohim. I'm heartsick to read this. But I get it and you're a great man to express it like this.

    Prayers tonight and ongoing for you and her. Peace, Mike.
     
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    fsudog21 DSP Legend

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    So sorry old friend. Time won't heal the hurt, but it helps.
     
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  5. irish

    irish DSP Staff Member Administrator

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    literally sobbing right now
    so sorry for you loss mike
    as you know i lost my mom at 90, dad at 95
    not a day goes by where i don’t think of them or miss them, but yes knowing they’re both at peace is wholly comforting
    really wonderful that of all the wonderful things you shared with your mom, the dodgers were there the entire ride
    i remember my dad taking me to my first dodger game, and then going to literally hundreds of games with mom and dad thereafter
    there are lots of things that bind us with our parents, i’m just glad the dodgers were one of them for both of us and i'm sure many others
    nancy is right next to me crying her eyes out
    love and prayers to you, your mom, and your family bro from both of us
     
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    BigDaddyKaine DSP Legend

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    So sorry to hear about your loss, Diablo. Your mother seemed like a remarkable woman. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    May she rest in peace.
     
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  7. Bluezoo

    Bluezoo Among the Pantheon

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    Sorry, Devil.
    I loved her reactions to Dodger games as you wrote them...they were so like my own at times.
    She'll forever be a part of DSP.
    Would have loved to have met her.
     
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    TAFNAC Cossack Staff Member Administrator

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    Sorry for your loss devil. But, as you say, she's in a better place now.
     
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  9. LAdiablo

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    Thanks everyone i really appreciate it
    it wasn't entirely intentional but i had booked Greece in the last month not knowing how things would go and tbh she's been in a bad way for a while
    so far its been pretty cool and i just had the most exhilarating ferry ride across the Aegean sea
    went out on deck w about 8 other hearty souls amongst 1000s and could barely hold on to stay standing up let alone try to take video but i did
    when i realized i was thinking about showing mom that video when i got back it hit me like its been doing
    i spend most of my days thinking about what she needs and when the games are on and realize that's now a void i'm going to need to contend with
    i really enjoyed her sense of humor and it was never a duty to be around and available
    going to become good memories and they already are but i am starting to sense how massive this change is going to be
    hoping my big family doesn't tear apart as things sort out and we still remain close but idk
    a whole different world has been set in motion that i have little control over
    i told my brother not to hold up her services until i get back but get the feeling he will or i may need to cut things short
    hate funerals and tbh it's not really something for me but for the people who saw her once a year or so
    i have no regrets about my relationship with her and she's not here anymore
    appreciate all of you
     
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  10. Finski

    Finski DSP Legend

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    She's right here, right now, brother ....

    My classes prayed for your mom yesterday by name and I told them about her.Of course I didn't know your mom except through you, but that was pretty good too. I told him she was as tough as a bar of iron and she raised an amazing son. I told them that they should be so fortunate to have a mother like that or live a life like she lived.

    She is an amazing woman. She is. Always.
     
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  11. LAdiablo

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    taught you the proper way to bury a cross lol
     
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    Finski DSP Legend

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    You remember that. She called it, too. That St Joseph and cross are here now and part of our home. Thanks for letting her in on that story. She made it better.
     
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  13. Finski

    Finski DSP Legend

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    Happy Muthas Day, bitches.
     
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    harkeyed DSP Legend

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    Sorry for your loss brother. Always hard to lose those closest to you.
     
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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOBI !!!!
    The world's oldest dog, an unbelievable 38 years old, had a birthday celebration at his home in Portugal on Saturday.
    He has never been on a chain or leash in his life, and has never eaten dog food. Only human food.
    Bobi is a purebred breed, known principally in Portugal. Over 100 people attended his party, with performances and dancing.
    He spent his whole life with other animals, and has had a calm and peaceful life.
    Man, forget about the old 7X human years to get the canine eqivalent.
    I think this is a wonderful thing, even better than a SD sweep..

    "A single dog
    walking alone on a hot sidewalk of
    summer
    Seems to have the power of ten thousand gods

    Why is this "?
    ---------------------Charles Bukowski
     
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    All I'm thinking about is seeing my dag in 2 days and she bit me before I left
     
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    Bluezoo Among the Pantheon

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    She'll go crazy and love you more than ever...she'll know your loss.
    But you know that already.
     
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    yeah she just turned 7 so we've been through this
    as soon as i touch a piece of luggage it starts
    but the return is always good!
     
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    LAdiablo descarado

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    got home last night and came back to a lot of broken people
    everything changes now and i just am hoping it doesn't get weird
    i know i'm as responsible as anyone for how this goes
    love my pup
     
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  20. lastatman

    lastatman DSP Legend Staff Member Moderator

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    Hang in there and try to keep in mind that everyone handles death of a loved one differently. We lost my dad in '21 and my 2 brothers and I all dealt with it in our own ways. My younger brother cracked under the stress and lashed out at my wife and our relationship still hasn't fully recovered from that. Hope you can find the strength to remain as grounded as possible during this time.
     
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