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Jingles and prayers for Tamara in TN--3 yrs & happy update post 1103 pg 56

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  • Tamara, I just don't know what to add or say about this. It's horrific and unimaginable that you and your children and extended family are going through this. I am thinking about you.
    Randee Beckman ~Otteridge Farm, LLC (http://on.fb.me/1iJEqvR)~ Marketing Manager - The Clothes Horse & Jennifer Oliver Equine Insurance Specialist


    • Prayers and thoughts with you Tamara. <<<<hugs>>>


      • <<<hugs>>>>


        • My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours Tamara.

          Just because I don't post regularly on this thread, it does not mean that you are not in my thoughts. (((HUGS)))


          • that man was bound over to the grand jury today.
            another step down.grand jury in mid Jan.
            while I could not possibly go, my sister did, and gave
            me the facts I needed minus the things I did not need to hear.
            Production Acres,Pro A Welsh Cobs
            I am one of the last 210,000 remaining full time farmers in America.We feed the others.


            • You and your family are continually in my thoughts and prayers. Peace and strength to you, and your dear children.
              APPSOLUTE CHOCKLATE - Photo by Kathy Colman


              • Oh, honey, you don't have to go to those things. A friend or relative can go for you ,just as your sister did, and tell you the gist of the proceedings.

                There is no need for you to have to experience any more ugliness and pain than you have already.
                I'm sure your DH would not want you to suffer any more and being present at court proceedings is an unnecessary addition of distress for many grieving people. Hugs and Best Wishes from Colorado. You and your family are in my thoughts.
                Last edited by skydy; Nov. 15, 2012, 09:35 PM. Reason: Spelling


                • The holidays are tough enough without the added burden of this going on. Know we are thinking of you and your family, and are wishing you well.
                  "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." Albert Einstein



                  • I regret that I am months late to this thread. I just wanted to offer my heartfelt condolences to Tamara and all of Calvin's loved ones. There are just no words... This is a terrible tragedy and I wish you and your family peace.
                    Last edited by Phaxxton; Nov. 16, 2012, 03:13 PM.


                    • Tamara, thinking of you and your family over this holiday weekend. Hope all of you are doing well.


                      • Thinking of you and often do when I pass hay fields being harvested and baled. Big hugs to you and your family!

                        A Wandering Albertan - NEW Africa travel blog!


                        • hi all

                          His birthday came and went and I had hoped to get thru it in one piece...then I got the note from his Scholarship folks and they had sent to me the current total and the notes from the people who donated.


                          but it was like getting your hand burned searing sudden pain and then just a dull ache...Thanksgiving was an eerie thing as if I was floating in a place just away from where I was. But family and friends did all they could for me but in the end it's up to me.

                          when it is too oppressive I just start walking up to the graveyard. It's better there.
                          thanks again to all.
                          Production Acres,Pro A Welsh Cobs
                          I am one of the last 210,000 remaining full time farmers in America.We feed the others.


                          • Focus on the good that scholarship will do, that may help a bit.

                            Even dark clouds have silver linings, just hard to see them thru the tears.


                            • This ~ just like Bluey says ~~~~ plus ((hugs)) ~

                              Originally posted by Bluey View Post
                              Focus on the good that scholarship will do, that may help a bit.

                              Even dark clouds have silver linings, just hard to see them thru the tears.
                              Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "


                              • {HUGS}
                                Getting through the awful "firsts without" is especially hard this time of year when all the media is repeatedly telling you to celebrate.

                                Like Bluey said: think of the Good coming from the scholarship and let the rest slide off.
                                *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
                                Steppin' Out 1988-2004
                                Hey Vern! 1982-2009, Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009
                                Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015


                                • You are still in my thoughts and prayers.


                                  • Just read your update. HUGS. Still thinking about you.
                                    What's wrong with you?? Your cheese done slid off its cracker?!?!


                                    • Just letting you know that you are in my thoughts and prayers today, Tamara.


                                      • Thanks for pulling this back up.

                                        yes, I have been thinking about you as well.


                                        • Same here.