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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #210 on: November 02, 2012, 02:49:31 pm »
One of the great things about Rich is that you could know him and be his friend without even meeting him. When I finally met him in September of 2007 it was like we had known each other forever so actually meeting was not even an event. I could always count on him to write an encouraging, thoughtful, or complimentary response to even my most silly posts and he was there for me even when the whole rest of the world couldn't care less.
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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #211 on: November 05, 2012, 05:17:29 pm »
One of the great things about Rich is that you could know him and be his friend without even meeting him.

Very very true.
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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #212 on: July 30, 2013, 12:31:54 pm »



Said goodbye, turned around, And you were gone, gone, gone
Faded into the setting sun, Slipped away, But I wonít cry
Cause I know Iíll never be lonely, For you are the stars to me, You are the light I follow

I will see you again, whoa - This is not where it ends
I will carry you with me, oh - 'Til I see you again


I can hear those echoes in the wind at night
Calling me back in time, Back to you, In a place far away
Where the water meets the sky, The thought of it makes me smile, You are my tomorrow

I will see you again, whoa - This is not where it ends
I will carry you with me, oh -'Til I see you again

Sometimes I feel my heart is breaking
But I stay strong and I hold on cause I know

I will see you again, whoa - This is not where it ends
I will carry you with me, yeah, yeah


I will see you again, whoa - This is not where it ends
I will carry you with me, oh - 'Til I see you again.

'Til I see you again,
Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh
'Til I see you again, whoa
'Til I see you again,

Said goodbye turned around
And you were gone, gone, gone.






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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #213 on: July 30, 2013, 12:46:15 pm »
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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #214 on: July 30, 2013, 01:31:32 pm »
To his closest friends and family, I know that time is not the great healer that people say it is........it is merely a reminder of how long we have been without him....

As the song says......separated by time, not distance.

No matter what we believe, we can only hope, that to his arms one day, you will return to stay.....

A friend to so many.......rest in peace dear Rich....
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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #215 on: July 30, 2013, 01:55:14 pm »



Sunrise in Greece, July 2010


I had written a postcard to Rich from that holiday. The day before the accident he PMed me, thanking me for the card, saying maybe he'll see Greece one day....
I keep that PM on FB, and saved it on my harddrive, just in case.
This year, again in July, I was in Turkey and the little corner we stayed at reminded me of Greece sometimes. The last days of our vacation I thought of the upcoming anniversary.

I miss you, Rich.

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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #216 on: July 30, 2013, 04:19:14 pm »
It doesn't seem possible that its three years. We miss you Rich.
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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #217 on: July 30, 2013, 06:02:51 pm »
I'll never forget Rich. I'm so glad I met him in person and even more unforgettable were the many posts and pictures and thoughts about Brokeback Mountain we shared. He helped me understand the movie better and the experience of being true to yourself. He was one of the most courageous people I ever knew. Thanks for the banner photo. A toss of the mane to you, Rich!
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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #218 on: July 30, 2013, 07:20:59 pm »
I've just been sitting here looking at the photo or Rich on the front page...looking at that handsome young man, so young, with a future in front of him, happy there beside his horse, unaware that we would be looking at that photo after he was gone.

I thought of his daughter, his partner Gene, his parents, his siblings, and I thought about all of his friends, particularly the ones he met through here. Some he met in real life and formed life long friendships and the promise of meeting up again as soon as they could....I feel their sadness, of not being able to meet up again, but I envy them their memories of when they did. Then there were the friends that never got to meet him in "real life", those of us that may have occassionally posted on his blog, replied to something he may have written, some who got very close by more contact on here with him than others, and some who like me, had just read his story.

No matter how much or how little he touched our lives, his loss is still felt, whether we knew him or not, we still miss him, and today is a reminder of how much we do miss him, and miss that there was not more to his story, miss that there is not a more recent photo of him, just miss that he isn't still here with us.

Anyone reading this, knows what I mean. Everyone misses him, for all different reasons, their own stories about him, which bring a smile which can easily turn into a tear.....While ever we feel like that, he will always be part of us.
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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #219 on: July 31, 2013, 01:43:44 am »
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"He's Gone Away", Pat Metheny and Charlie Haden.

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