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Re: The Brokeback Cult: The New Testament
« Reply #170 on: January 22, 2012, 07:04:33 pm »


      Just "throwin' up a prayer of thanks."  For him up there in heaven.  "Thanks that we never
have to have another day like Jan. 22, 2008.



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Re: The Brokeback Cult: The New Testament
« Reply #171 on: January 22, 2012, 10:11:03 pm »
Sister Mouk, you represent the best in us Brokies.  We'll all be walking with you today, sending up a prayer of thanks.  :'(  :)  :-*

Amen.
May 2019 be better for us all.

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Re: The Brokeback Cult: The New Testament
« Reply #172 on: January 22, 2012, 11:13:46 pm »
Sent him a flower-kangaroo paw, he chased me with a sudden wave and I laughed as I ran away.

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Re: The Brokeback Cult: The New Testament
« Reply #173 on: January 23, 2012, 11:02:45 am »
Mouk, I hope your pilgrimage was safe and peaceful. Thank you for thinking of us.

May the sun find you soon.
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Re: The Brokeback Cult: The New Testament
« Reply #174 on: January 28, 2012, 12:52:43 pm »
Buds, I went to Camp #2 on Sunday with Mr mouk who is wonderfully supportive of my brokiness. It was strange enough not going on my own, but then it got stranger as for the first time ever I found the area 'crowded': met a family doing cross country-skiing on the path going down, several walkers with their dogs and snow-shoers. J & A are no longer in the middle of nowhere  >:( But then, maybe they no longer need to hide?

The snow was thick, up to our knees in some places as we did not have snow shoes. It was unseasonably warm and the air was still. There were lots of human tracks, some wildlife tracks too (mainly hares) and the bridge is now completely gone. The Dozy embrace cairn is buried in the snow but the leaning trees are still up and doing fine.

I took advantage of a moment when nobody was around to lay the flowers where I always do, by the 2 small dead trees behind the tent. I think of these trees, battered and bruised by the wind but not giving up, as J&E. There is a nice little secluded mini slope just next to them that I use as our altar. I stayed there a long time as always, contemplating the view they had from the tent, listening to the river and sending all your prayers of thanks and other messages, ō High Priestess and dear Brokie Friends. I remembered the special times spent with many of you in here over the years since 2007. I am sure some of the spirit of these heart-felt visits lingers on.

By the end, they was a ray of sun and a tiny breeze.
Then I knew Heath was there and smiling on all of us.   








(Dozy embrace trees are on the far left)

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Re: The Brokeback Cult: The New Testament
« Reply #175 on: January 28, 2012, 01:06:18 pm »
River without the bridge. Dozy embrace trees visible on the left.



Where the bridge used to be.




Jack's washing board. This is exactly where is was washing the shirts. Nature remembers...



Heath flowers by the two dead trees

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Re: The Brokeback Cult: The New Testament
« Reply #176 on: January 28, 2012, 01:16:53 pm »
Thank you so much, mouk, for doing this for us all!!!!   :-* :-*

The pictures are just wonderful! It feels a little strange to see the place covered in snow, but it looks so much more serene and peaceful that way. Very appropriate for the occasion.

It's wonderful that you actually live in the area (relatively speaking), and can keep an eye on the site like this.
You're our in situ Brokie!  :D

So sad about the bridge, though.  :'( :(

And kudos to Mr mouk for being so supportive!

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Re: The Brokeback Cult: The New Testament
« Reply #177 on: January 28, 2012, 07:11:43 pm »
{{{Mouk}}}

Thank you.
For making this trek.
For taking our love and our thoughts with you.
For bringing flowers.
For the photos.
For your words.
For the love you have for Heath,
and for Ennis and Jack
and for your fellow Brokies.
Just - thanks.

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Re: The Brokeback Cult: The New Testament
« Reply #178 on: January 30, 2012, 04:37:08 pm »
Thank you, mouk, for posting these arresting photographs of Brokeback in winter. I found the one of the flowers on the snow especially moving.

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Re: The Brokeback Cult: The New Testament
« Reply #179 on: January 30, 2012, 07:41:34 pm »
Thank you Mouk.
Beautiful pictures and beautiful landscape.
Thank you so much  :)
Cheerio,
Peter