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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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  • Yeah, Bumpkin. Count me in.
    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.


    • I'm in too....

      What if the Hokey Pokey *IS* what its all about?
      What if the Hokey Pokey *IS* what its all about?


      • It always amazes me the true warmth and caring that comes straight through the computer in a time like this.
        Dublin has definitely left an impact on many lives and will be missed.
        Condolences for the family. I'm very sorry for your loss but rejoice in the gain that you had in knowing her and loving her.


        • I'll chip in for the ad, too.

          "Both rider and horse must enjoy the work. This is the essence of success" - Reiner Klimke
          "A horse's face always conveys clearly whether it is loved by its owner or simply used." - Anja Beran


          • Count me in

            "We will not agree to war, unless you have spent the same amount of money first seeking peace" - anonymous
            I\'m old enough to know better, yet young enough to get away with it.


            • me too

              March 14th 2003. D(idi)-Day
              Centre Equestre de la Houssaye


              • Original Poster

                Several of our dear BBers had emailed me for details about the funeral. I emailed Dave, and this was his reply:

                "I would love people from the board who are interested to come. That was certainly an important part of Dee Dee's life, and she made so many friends there (I am in awe of the love and support she had from that thread you started).

                "The service is this Friday, Feb. 14 at 11:00 a.m. It will be held at the Presbyterian Church of Sunnyvale, located at 728 W. Fremont Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94087."


                • Alas, can't make it to the funeral but would be honored to chip in on the ad.

                  Just let me know where and when.

                  ** 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!


                  • Almost ironic.........a great, loving women will be lovingly remembered on Valentine's Day.....

                    And life is what we make it, always has been always will be" -Grandma Moses (in honor of Dublin)
                    \"My insurance doesn\'t cover PMS.\" --10 things I hate about you


                    • I'd be happy to remember her in any way you who have known her think fitting.


                      • Count me in for the ad. And I like Bumpkin's idea of a collage.

                        "I loathe being annoyed. It makes me feel angry and malicious" -- Lestat de Lioncourt
                        "fighting stupidity; one step at a time" -- a wise COTHer


                        • Count me in for the ad as well, or a donation to her favorite charity if the ad's paid for.



                          • My condolences....

                            Count me in on an ad, although I never truely interacted with Dublin, I always looked forward to her posts here on the board.


                            • I can't make it to the service, but you are in my thoughts.
                              I would be happy to contribute, or to a donation to a charity in Dublin's honour.
                              A Fine Romance. April 1991 - June 2016. Loved forever.


                              • I can't make it either but would be honoured to make a donation.

                                "If you are going through hell, keep going." ~Churchill~
                                \"If you are going through hell, keep going.\" ~Churchill~


                                • This is the first chance I have had to get on the BB since last Friday, what sad news.

                                  Dave, my heartfelt condoloences to you, I always looked forward to reading DeeDees posts.

                                  I would also be interested in contributing something.

                                  PWBTB@WC (People who browse the BB at Work Clique)


                                  • I'll be in on the ad and or donation.

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


                                    • Hi guys, David here.

                                      Yesterday, we created a couple of boards for remembrance of Dee Dee for the service Friday. The first was her as she grew up, and the second was from our time together. I am so touched about Connie's idea of a collage. I guess our webshots page should have enough photos. As to any charitable donation, if anyone wishes, I don't know the name of it, but it was a horse rescue fund that she was talking about last year. My firm is making a contribution either to the ACS or to something specific for breast cancer research, and I know that she loved being able to help out a horse in need.

                                      Thank you all so much for your wonderful show of caring and support. I know that Deed knows about all of your kind words, and that she appreciates them as much as I do (or is it "do I?" Not sure of how that goes...)

                                      Bless you all. DLB and Lucy.

                                      "Of course, that's just my opinion. I could be wrong." - Dennis Miller
                                      *Go Bruins - Go Niners*
                                      In Honor of dublin aka Dee Dee 07/24/53-02/07/03
                                      \"Of course, that\'s just my opinion. I could be wrong.\" - Dennis Miller
                                      *Go Bruins - Go Niners*


                                      • Count me in...


                                        "Pay attention I said to my achin' head, listen up you fool you're gonna be with this one 'til you're dead."

                                        "Betwixt the stirrup and the ground, mercy I asked and mercy I found."
                                        \"Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag and begin slitting throats.\"

                                        \"Betwixt the stirrup and the ground, mercy I asked and mercy I found.\"


                                        • I'm in too.

                                          Coreene (or anyone) do you know what horse rescue dublin was particularly fond of? I know United Pegasus does a lot of good work out west...was that it?