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  • Cactuskate ad, June 14

    It's page 9 of the June 14th issue. Nice job!
  • Original Poster

    It's page 9 of the June 14th issue. Nice job!


    • #3
      Can somebody scan and post - for those who don't get the Chronicle?

      "We are what we repeatedly do.
      Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
      If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
      Desmond Tutu


      • #4
        It's beautiful!!! Very nice layout and wonderful writing. Thanks to all those who put it together, I started crying as I read it.


        • #5
          Here it is!
          Attached Files


          • #6
            It's perfect [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img] Thank you

            ~ Some mistakes are too much fun to only make once ~
            ~ they tease you cause they like you ~


            • #7
              It still brings tears to my eyes... literally, I'm crying. I think her family appreciated us all coming together, it's the least we could do.

              Good job guys [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

              Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side,a dark side, and it holds the world together.


              • #8
                I think that is one of the nicest memorial ads I have ever seen.


                • #9
                  Thanks to those who worked on the ad and got it just right, and to Erin for posting it - for those of us on the West Coast who unfortunately won't get the actual issue for a couple of weeks....

                  I'm sure Kath absolutely loves it!! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]
                  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*


                  • #10

                    Thanks. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]
                    \"Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion. It seizes a person whole and, once it has done so, he will have to accept that his life will be radically changed.\" -- Ralph Waldo E


                    • #11
                      I was gonna wait till my Chronicle arrived, but my curiosity got the better of me [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img] *sniffle* It really is perfect, I love it! Nice job, everyone!



                      • #12
                        It is absolutely completely PERFECT. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]


                        I feel like I'm diagonally parked in a parallel universe.


                        • #13
                          I know I've said this a bunch of times, but it bears repeating... I was absolutely astounded at how many people chipped in for this. I think the final tally was about 85. If I remember right, we got about 15 donations toward our rescue horse.

                          It was actually a lot of fun for me to put screen names with real names, addresses, handwriting... and I got lots of nice little notes with the checks too. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img] It's funny, because everything here is so non-physical... it's just words on a screen in cyberspace. But to take something ethereal like that and turn it into a stack of 85 checks, $2400, and the beautiful ad in the COTH... well, I think that's pretty cool. Kathy woulda loved it. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

                          So thanks, again, to everyone who chipped in, and everyone who just lended virtual enthusiasm. And extra-special thanks to LisaMarie and Billy, who designed the ad (which is also the nicest memorial ad I have ever seen!), and to Merry, who wrote the beautiful copy.

                          It's episodes like this that make this BB a great place... despite some of the less-than-stellar crap that goes on here on a daily basis. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

                          I'll be sending off our contributions to the hospice and Horses in the Hood next week. (If those Canadian cheques ever get here... het-hem, HEIDI! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] ) And I'll get the COTH to send copies of the magazine to Kathy's family.


                          • #14
                            Great! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

                            Inner Bay Equestrian


                            • #15
                              Wow! That turned out so wonderful! Great job!

                              visit www.victorianfarms.com


                              • #16
                                The copy IS wonderful, secondary only to CactusKate's great smile in that photo.


                                • #17

                                  Thanks, Erin!!

                                  A percentage of book sale proceeds will go directly to HITH - I will let you know how we do.

                                  Just a lookin' fer a Glebe...
                                  co-author of 101 Jumping Exercises & The Rider's Fitness Program; Soon to come: Dead Ringer - a tale of equine mystery and intrique! Former Moderator!


                                  • #18
                                    It IS perfect. Thanks to all who made it possible, I can't imagine a more fitting tribute!

                                    "We are what we repeatedly do.
                                    Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
                                    If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
                                    Desmond Tutu


                                    • #19
                                      That is so perfect! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

                                      ~Erin B #1
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                                      Has it ever occurred to you that there might be a difference between having an open mind and having holes in one's head?
                                      Erin B #1


                                      • #20
                                        Thanks again to everyone who donated and/or gave their best wishes.....I know Kathy is up "there" with a HUGE smile right now.

                                        And for those who are wondering....."Bud" (her beloved horse, friend and companion), has found a wonderful new home in CA where he is cherished as he should always be.