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The Worst Thing Today

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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Wed December 30th, 2009, 5:39 pm

Oh Sonja! So sorry about your Dad!

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: Monsoon Summer by Julia Gregson & Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager(Pigeonhole)
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Postby Vanessa » Wed December 30th, 2009, 6:09 pm

So sorry, Sonja. Has he considered any alternative therapies?
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Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed December 30th, 2009, 7:16 pm

Thanks all! I don't know if he's doing alternative stuff, but I'll ask him next time I talk to him, we're going to call every week or so. Well I hope there's a next time I can talk to him, sigh :(

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EC2
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Postby EC2 » Wed December 30th, 2009, 7:34 pm

I am sorry to learn about your dad SonjaMarie,
We're currently coping with a relative in a similar situation (although not quite as close as yours), so I empathise.
Sending positive thoughts.
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

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Ariadne
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Postby Ariadne » Wed December 30th, 2009, 7:47 pm

So sorry to hear about your dad, SonjaMarie. My thoughts are with you.

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Postby boswellbaxter » Wed December 30th, 2009, 8:03 pm

Sonja, I'm sorry to hear about your father. Hope you and him get to have some time together.
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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed December 30th, 2009, 8:07 pm

"boswellbaxter" wrote:Sonja, I'm sorry to hear about your father. Hope you and him get to have some time together.


Unfortunately I don't think that'll happen. He lives in L.A. or did, but he's moving in with some friends. I can't afford to fly there and with all the stuff going on with flights and not being able to read or go to the restroom the last hour would be a bit of a torture for me!

Even though biologically he's my older brother and sister's father, he was the closest thing I've had to one. My sister did get to see him in Oct when we first found out about this.

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
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Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Thu December 31st, 2009, 1:32 am

Sorry about your Dad, SJM. And about the distance--it's a long drive. I remember both Jay's father and mine were diagnosed as incurable in the spring of '98, one in Port Townsend, Washington, and the other in Los Angeles. We spent the first half of that year driving up and down I-5.

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Postby SonjaMarie » Thu December 31st, 2009, 1:33 am

MLE: thanks, but I don't even drive so that's not an option. Sorry about your father and FIL.

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nona
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Postby nona » Thu December 31st, 2009, 2:24 am

my manager got fired today, I actually liked her, got a new pro-military guru(yippy!)for a boss and still no date of lay off but they assured us it's coming. Funny thing is it's only us 'special' people whom they just spent thousands and thousands of dollars training to be 'universal' in our jobs.....so how does that figure up? to a crock of $#*@ I tell you.

rant over ;)


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