Not a good Summer

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by Clerk, Nov 13, 2005.

  1. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

    Hi all
    This hasn't been a very good year for me.
    I came down with pnuemonia followed by shingles and somewhere in there Robins passing. Last Monday my son in law suddenly collapsed on the job. CPR was performed, then
    the medics tride to zap him and that didn't work. My daughter took it real hard. We had the memorial this morning and the room was packed with about 100 people. He was just 61 and he and my daughter were married for 28 years.
    Checking the obituarys in the paper i noticed that most of the people passing was between 65 and 90. I guess I can thank the Lord that I am still here at 73 and my wife at 70 and been married for 53 years.
  2. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    Sorry to hear the sad news about your son inlaw. My sympathies go to your family. It sounds like a hard season. I wish you a peaceful rest of the year.
  3. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    I'm sorry to hear that, Dick. We will be keeping you in our family prayers.
  4. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Dick there is a new year right around the corner and I hope it is a much better one for you, so sorry about your son-in-law.
  5. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

    Wow Dick, sorry to hear about these things, you have our condolences and you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. It's good that you're on the mend though, so hang in there.
  6. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    Dick I am sorry to hear about your illness and your son -in-laws passing.
    Be assured friend you and yours are in our thoughts and prayers.
  7. screen

    screen Member

    I pray for you and your family - At 57 I read that page of the paper too - I am amazed how many under 60 I see there - I guess we all can thank our lucky stars we arn't a name on that page - I don't know how close you two were but my son-in-law and I are best friends and I sit here and think of all the great times we have and realize that we have memories!
  8. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

    Thanks everybody.
    Screen--We weren't to close to our son in law but our daughter is the baby of three children we had. She is just 50
  9. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    I sure am sorry to hear of your troubles...
    You hang in there, my friend.
  10. ausien

    ausien Active Member

    the summer you have had I would not wish on anyone, I hope that next summer will be filled with nothing but happyness and joy, and will wash the memories of this one far to the back of you mind, until then may god ride on your shoulder by day, and rest on your pillow by night... stay well Dick. and have a good one..steve
  11. Sir_Prize

    Sir_Prize Member

    My thoughts of comfort to you and yours.
    Not sure if it's because my circle of friends has grown or there has just been a lot
    of sad things this year... but I agree it seems to have been a rough one.
  12. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

    Drew, Steve, and Ken
    Thanks for your words of comfort.
    My Daughters Husbands family have been giving my daughter a bad time but her son,(my grandson, 27years old) told them he is taking charge and to lay off. If not they will have to answere to him.
    How is that for a son?
  13. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    I like him already
  14. revandy

    revandy Member

    you and your loved ones are in our prayers.
    Rev. Andy
  15. ausien

    ausien Active Member


    Stand back, backs to the wall, the Feathers will fly.where a boys mother is concerned: DONT PI**** HIM OFF....GOOD FOR HIM....steve
  16. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

    I might as weil add this to a bad summer and run it into winter
    About noon today I rushed my wife to the doctors office. The Dr. admitted her to the hospital with a mild stroke on the right side.
    It is mild and we are praying for a complete recovery.
    I am so tired now I am going to bed. GOOD NIGHT ALL AND THANKS
  17. RailRon

    RailRon Active Member

    Now and then there are such bad times, and everything in the world seems to be against us. Like a wise man said: When you are completely down - the good thing is that every way you go always leads upward.

    In this sense I hope that you're able to keep some optimism for the future. And for your wife my best wishes for a fast and complete recovery. My thoughts of comfort are with you, your wife and daughter.

  18. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    Yes I agree Ron, as I think in some measure we have all had our backs to the wall.

    Take one day at a time Dick.
    Praying for you and Sandy.
  19. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

    Son-of-a-gun Dick, when it rains, it pours for you, doesn't it? We wish the best for your wife, and let's hope they're right and they caught it quickly enough. Tell her that everyone here is pulling for her.
  20. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    God be with you & yours, my friend...

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