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Goodbye, sweet Dublin (update p. 25, Dublin has crossed the bridge; update for details on funeral on page 32.)

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  • #21
    Dublin, here are more positive thoughts from S. FL.
    People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but actually from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint - it's more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly... timey wimey... stuff.


    • #22
      Hope is the thing with feathers
      That perches in my soul
      And sings the tune without the words
      And never stops at all...

      These are a few lines from my favorite Emily Dickinson poem. Dublin dearest, when things are at their bleakest, hold onto hope and hear it singing like a brave little bird in your heart.

      We're there with you too, baby, all the way!


      • #23
        Thinking positive thoughts here, Dublin! Hang in there! SUZ

        *~*Proud member of the Baby Aiden Cyber Support Group*~*
        "KICK ON!"
        *SC'er's Clique*Group W Bench Clique*
        Crayola posse~ orange yellow, official pilot
        Proud owner of "High Flight" & "Shorty"


        • #24
          Be strong Dublin! I'm jingling for ya!


          • #25
            We miss you Dub's...miss you bad. Hang on girlfriend, we are praying and jingling..Be brave, we are there with you, all the way hon.

            Infamous member of the QFM thread


            • #26
              Hang in there, Dublin- we're all pulling for you!


              • #27
                Hey Dublin - hang in there!

                Jingling (and shivering too!) from Canada for you



                • #28
                  We're all here for you, Dublin. Know that we are praying and pulling and jangling and jingling and hootin' and hollerin' and stamping our feet to make all the fates aware that YOU MUST GET BETTER. NOW.

                  ** Dear Cupid: All I really want for Valentine's Day is flying LEAD CHANGES!! **
                  Congratulate me! My CANTER cutie is an honor student at Goofball University!


                  • #29
                    Hang in there, Dublin!!

                    Here's something I found:

                    If you can find beauty in the colors of a small flower,
                    then you still have hope.
                    If you can find pleasure in the movement of a butterfly,
                    then you still have hope.
                    If the smile of a child can still warm your heart,
                    then you still have hope.
                    If you can see the good in other people,
                    then you still have hope.
                    If the rain breaking on a roof top can still lull you to sleep,
                    then you still have hope.
                    If the sight of a rainbow still makes you
                    stop and stare in wonder,
                    then you still have hope.
                    If the soft fur of a favored pet still
                    feels pleasant under your fingertips,
                    then you still have hope.
                    If you still offer your hand in friendship to others
                    that have touched your life, then you still have hope.
                    If receiving an unexpected card or letter still brings
                    a pleasant surprise, then you still have hope.
                    If you still buy the ornaments, put up the Christmas tree
                    or cook the turkey, then you still have hope.
                    If you still watch love stories or want the endings to be happy,
                    then you still have hope.
                    If you can look to the past and smile,
                    then you still have hope.
                    If, when faced with the bad, when told everything is futile, you can still look up and end the conversation with the phrase "yeah....BUT.." Then you still have hope.
                    Hope is such a marvelous thing. It bends, it twists, it sometimes
                    hides, but rarely does it break... It sustains us when nothing else can... It gives us reason to continue and courage to move ahead, when we tell ourselves we'd rather give in.
                    Hope puts a smile on our face when the heart cannot manage... Hope puts our feet on the path when our eyes cannot see it... Hope moves us to act when our souls are confused of the direction.
                    Hope is a wonderful thing, something to be cherished and nurtured, and something that will refresh us in return... And it can be found in each of us, and it can bring light into the darkest of places...
                    Never lose hope.

                    ~Erin B #1
                    Website/Journal (Updated 1/16)
                    The streets were wet and the gate was locked, so I jumped it and let you in, and you stood at your door with your hands on my waist and you kissed me like you meant it. -Dashboard Confessional
                    Erin B #1


                    • #30

                      Aiden is now sitting at the transplant house in my lap at the computer. He is sending all of his love, and strength to you. Thank you for praying for Aiden we are praying for you.

                      From Aiden: ldsJNj

                      LOFF YOU! PRAYERS AND JINGLES

                      Save a life, be an organ donor



                      • #31
                        I'm sending loff and prayers to Dublin.

                        Jingle jingle!

                        Resident racing historian
                        F O.B
                        Resident racing historian ~~~ Re-riders Clique
                        Founder of the Mighty Thoroughbred Clique


                        • #32
                          Dublin, you are loved, cherished and missed.

                          All best wishes and furious jingling from Canada. You summon up your courage and conviction, we'll supplement it with ours, and together we'll beat this damned thing.


                          • #33
                            Jingling away, and sending my most positive thoughts Dublin's way.

                            Coreene, you are a true friend. I wish everyone had a friend like you, it would make the world so much kinder...

                            No trees were killed in the sending of this message. However, a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.


                            • #34
                              I have not stopped jingling, and I don't intend to. We love you and we miss your words here, but, you know, you are still here. You helped create the basic character of this BB. Come back soon, and give it some more character
                              If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
                              Desmond Tutu


                              • #35
                                HAng in there Dublin....we're all pulling for you and jingling with all our might!

                                *"The English country gentleman galloping after a fox - The unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable." - Oscar Wilde

                                *Formerly known as Seabiscuit*


                                • #36
                                  Adding my jingling and best wishes

                                  "Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing."
                                  --Robert Benchley
                                  "I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of stars makes me dream." --Vincent Van Gogh


                                  • #37
                                    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by RolexH:

                                    Aiden is now sitting at the transplant house in my lap at the computer. He is sending all of his love, and strength to you. Thank you for praying for Aiden we are praying for you.

                                    From Aiden: ldsJNj

                                    LOFF YOU! PRAYERS AND JINGLES<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

                                    You know that prayer must work when it is Aiden, out of the horspital, who is able to sendlove and strength to you...

                                    I have been thinking about you lots recently, Dublin. I cannot imagine what you are going through. But I admire your outlook and faith more than I can say. That (with a little help from your friends) should turn the corner for you and bring you back to us -- and your husband, of course )

                                    "He lives in a cocoon of solipsism"

                                    Charles Krauthammer speaking about Trump


                                    • #38
                                      Jingles from the snowy Midwest...

                                      "I have a great love of animals and laughter."
                                      - Walt Disney


                                      • #39
                                        *jingle jingle jingle*

                                        Many thoughts and prayers to Dublin, you can get through this! Stay strong, we are all pulling for you!
                                        some pics up, but under construction!


                                        • #40
                                          Please add my prayers to this growing list...