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Offline Ellemeno

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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #40 on: August 26, 2010, 01:42:01 pm »
Wow, Jack.  Timely.  I'm thinking that Rich may have died with few deep regrets.  Thank you so much for sharing that.

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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #41 on: August 29, 2010, 07:31:20 pm »
I've never posted music before, so this may not work. This was the song I listened to on the day that Rich passed away. Afterwards, I couldn't seem to get it out of my mind. The first part puts words to Rich's joyful spirit. The second part, Over the Rainbow, describes a magical land just out of reach that is full of beauty and love. The singer expresses a wish that he could go over the rainbow, but Rich, IMO, did actually go there, and gave us the courage, the heart, and the brain, to go there ourselves, and to make it our home.

This is sung by a Hawaiian artist who has since died.

DivShare File - 14 Somewhere Over the Rainbow _ What a Wo.m4a
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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #42 on: August 29, 2010, 10:38:08 pm »
Hi, Lee, I know that song well.  Here it is, by Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwoʻole:

[youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1bFr2SWP1I[/youtube]
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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #43 on: August 29, 2010, 11:27:13 pm »
That is a lovely version, friend Paul, and I loved seeing the video. Give a listen to the version I've posted too, because embedded in the middle of it is this song:

I see trees of green, red roses too
I see them bloom for me and you
And I think to myself what a wonderful world.

I see skies of blue and clouds of white
The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night
And I think to myself what a wonderful world.

The colors of the rainbow so pretty in the sky
Are also on the faces of people going by
I see friends shaking hands saying how do you do
They're really saying I love you.

I hear babies cry, I watch them grow
They'll learn much more than I'll never know
And I think to myself what a wonderful world
Yes I think to myself what a wonderful world.

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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #44 on: August 30, 2010, 05:05:51 pm »
Let's  start with Eric's fantastic slide show.


[youtube=525,450]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKZtRVbWjzY[/youtube]


This is a great slide show.   :) 

And I'm glad the pic of Rich coming out of the port-a-potty got included...that was so funny when Chuck took that picture in 2007!   :laugh:
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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #45 on: August 30, 2010, 08:09:03 pm »
Hi Everyone,
Sorry I haven't been on in a while but life is keeping me VERY busy right now.  School is really hard the second time around.  I'm not sure I'm smarter then a 7th grader.  :)

I still want to post pictures of Richard.  It's just a matter of stopping long enough to do it but I will do it. 

I have to tell you a little story.  This weekend, we decided to go to the Humane Society to "look" at dogs.  I told Elizabeth that we were just looking.  Well, I couldn't find it so we stopped at a store that she and her dad used to go to - I had never been in it - but it was a mom & pop pet store for all types of pets.  While in there walking around, we saw a lady with a dog.  We stopped to pet the dog and Elizabeth sat on the floor and played.  The lady then told us it was up for adoption.  It was to be put down a week ago but her agency saved it and they place dogs.  When they place one, they go to the Humane Society to save another.  Well, we were both hooked right away.  And to top it off, the dogs name was "Cowboy".  We didn't name him that, it was his name.   Needless to say, we never made it to the Humane Society.  We brought Cowboy home with us that afternoon.   

Once I have a picture of Cowboy and Elizabeth together, I will post it.  I definately think her dad had a little something to do with this - he's still watching. 

Hope to talk to you guys soon,

Marcia

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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #46 on: August 30, 2010, 08:20:27 pm »

I thought everyone could use a little smile and you probably have never seen this picture.

It was from February 2004 :)  Hope this brightens your day!

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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #47 on: August 30, 2010, 08:24:54 pm »
What a great picture Marcia !!!

Thank you for that.

Made me smile.

Karen

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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #48 on: August 30, 2010, 09:35:58 pm »
Marcia, all I can say about that coincidence, is that there ARE no coincidences.

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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #49 on: August 30, 2010, 09:55:08 pm »
Love the picture!! And love Cowboy!!

Is Cowboy a herding type of dog?
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