Author Topic: Heath Ledger - the grieving thread  (Read 291058 times)

Offline Brown Eyes

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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #150 on: January 22, 2008, 08:57:14 pm »
Right now this seems just so, so relevant to what's happened today:

"nothing could be done about it, and if you can't fix it you've got to stand it."

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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #151 on: January 22, 2008, 08:59:34 pm »
I am so f'ed up right now. I just can't believe that our Heath/Ennis is gone. I feel so choked up. I lost my own son who was only 28 years old so I empathize with his parents and loved ones. :'( And poor baby Matilda. There are no words.


{{{{{{{Hugs}}}}}}}}} to all of us here at Bettermost and throughout the world.


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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #152 on: January 22, 2008, 09:00:02 pm »
Well, a lot of us old timers seem to have come here this evening. It seems a fitting tribute to Heath that a performance of his was inspiring enough to help set into motion a community like Bettermost and that it was powerful enough that two years after viewing that performance , I felt compelled to come here and aknowledge that I am saddened by his death.

How many actors perfomances have that effect on the public, hunh?
Not many .....that's for damn sure.
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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #153 on: January 22, 2008, 09:06:31 pm »
You are right Amanda and this was the day that our actual Full Moon chat would have happened. Cameron was saying that she often thought she might see Heath walking around in New York City. You don't know how many times I thought about that. When the gray line sightseeing bus went into Brooklyn I remember thinking this is where Heath lives.


Hey Bud,
You're right about the original schedule for the chat.  It seems sort of spooky to me that we happened, sort of randomly to move the Full Moon chat up by two days.  We just felt like it would be more convenient on a Sunday and also further away from the Coming Thru chat on the 24th.

Man.  Who would have ever, ever guessed how traumatic today, the real full moon, would turn out to be.

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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #154 on: January 22, 2008, 09:06:54 pm »
Right now this seems just so, so relevant to what's happened today:

"nothing could be done about it, and if you can't fix it you've got to stand it."

It is entirely relevant. I caught myself thinking what must Annie Proulx be feeling now, we all know how much she loved Heath's performance, and how grateful she was for bringing Ennis to life - as are we all. But I suppose she can't feel any worse, or more, than we do.


Well you guys, I'm so tired now I hardly know my own name. This has been a terrible evening. I'm going to bed. Hugs all around, and hopes for a more restrained, respectful news coverage in the morning. For I do want to be reminded of Heath's wonderful roles and all the worthwhile and good things that happened in his life, and all those he touched and moved through his acting.

Good night.


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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #155 on: January 22, 2008, 09:11:37 pm »
Welcome OldTimers.  Paul, Sheyne, Chanterais, Courtney, and everyone else.  Lots of love.

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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #156 on: January 22, 2008, 09:12:32 pm »
Rest in peace, our Heath.


Heath Ledger
April 4, 1979-January 22, 2008

What a beautiful picture Paul. Thank you so much for posting this.

Jack

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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #157 on: January 22, 2008, 09:16:57 pm »

I'm finding myself just sitting here staring at my BetterMost screen.  I feel like I don't know what to do with myself tonight. 

But, it certainly is comforting to be here and to see so many Brokies flocking here.

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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #158 on: January 22, 2008, 09:18:26 pm »
The New York Time has his birthday wrong.  :(  Said April 1st. 

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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #159 on: January 22, 2008, 09:19:20 pm »
What a beautiful picture Paul. Thank you so much for posting this.

Jack

That's how I'd like to remember Heath.  As our Ennis, young, smiling and in love.