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Tribute to a dear friend

greennewbgreennewb Posts: 57
edited June 2012 in Forum List
Just wanted to post this on here for my sake.  Lost a dear friend this week in a motorcycle accident.  He was an avid egger and convinced me to buy one.  I'm glad I took his advice.  He also turned me on to this forum.  Almost weekly I would send him pics of my cooks and he would send me pics of his.  Often we would go over to his house and he would cook for us and we would hang out and laugh and joke.  I'm going to miss him terribly.  Never again will I get to text him and say "Hey Bryan, whatcha cooking this weekend"

Comments

  • BrownieBrownie Posts: 1,023
    It's never easy losing someone you care about. Sorry for your loss.
  • ccpoulin1ccpoulin1 Posts: 389

    so, so sorry for your loss.  I will add you to my prayers!

    Take your time and grieve...............

     

    Chrispy

    "You are who you are when nobody is looking"

  • milkman5083milkman5083 Posts: 100
    I am sorry to hear about your friend. You have a great network of friends on here for support.
  • BYS1981BYS1981 Posts: 2,059
    Sorry for your loss. I have a similar friendship with an old military buddy, but we don't live close enough to go to each others house. BBQ something for him.
  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 4,453
    Next time you see clouds they might just be BGE smoke from the other side.
    Pasquali Luciano
    Buon appetito to all the BGE family
    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE and lots of toys

  • TUTTLE871TUTTLE871 Posts: 1,316

    Sorry for the loss. As an avid rider and from a riding family its always hard to hear of another fellow rider losing his life in an accident.

     

    "Hold my beer and watch this S##T!"

    LARGE BGE DALLAS TX.

  • greennewbgreennewb Posts: 57
    Thanks guys
  • jay75jay75 Posts: 153
    Losing someone close is one of the hardest things that you can go through, but with friends like the ones on this forum, I can only hope we ALL, can help you through to better times.
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,352
    Dude it's hard. It doesn't get better either. Lost a couple of dear friends lately without any accidents. One of them worked with me for over thirty years. The girls in the office put up his picture and I am pretty close to tears every time I walk by it. The girls don't know our history

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,347
    edited June 2012
    Sorry for your loss.  Think doc might be correct, and I might just may steal that doc.

    Here is a poem sent to me several years ago. Hope it comforts you.

    All Is Well

    Death is nothing at all, I have only slipped into the next room
    I am I and you are you
    Whatever we were to each other, that we are still.
    Call me by my old familiar name,
    Speak to me in the easy way which you always use
    Put no difference in your tone,
    Wear no forced air of solemnity or sorrow
    Laugh as we always laughed at the little jokes we enjoyed together.
    Play, smile, think of me, pray for me.
    Let my name be ever the household world that it always was, 
    Let it be spoken without effect, without the trace of a shadow on it. 
    Life means all that it ever meant.
    It is the same as it ever was, there is unbroken continuity.
    Why should I be out of mind because I am out of sight?
    I am waiting for you, for an interval, somewhere very near,
    Just around the corner,
    All is well.
    Henry Scott Holland (27 Jan-17 Mar1918)

















    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
  • Tough one greennewb. Really sorry to hear that.

  • thetrimthetrim Posts: 1,135
    May He Rest in Peace!
    =======================================
    XL 6/06, Mini 6/12, L 10/12, Mini #2 12/14
    Tampa Bay, FL
  • Oh man.Sorry to hear that.  Sounds like a great guy.  
    Simi Valley, California
  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    sorry to hear about the loss of you friend. 

    you mentioned he turned you on to the forum.  do you know if he ever posted here? did he have a handle we might recognize?

    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
  • eggoeggo Posts: 438
    edited June 2012
    Sorry for your loss. Was he riding the "tail of the dragon"? If so, I heard about it on the local news.
    Eggo in N. MS
  • dlk7dlk7 Posts: 1,004
    Sorry for your loss.  Friends are so very hard to lose.  I hope the fond memories last forever.

    Two XL BGEs - So Happy!!!!

    Waunakee, WI

  • Sgt93Sgt93 Posts: 704
    Very touching. I'm sure he is reading this post while cooking on an XXXXXXXXXXXL Egg for everyone up there.  Sorry for your loss.  
    XL BGE - Small BGE - A bunch of Webers - A bunch of accessories - Ceramic Grill Works 2-Tier 
    Follow me on Twitter & Instagram: @SSgt93
  • greennewbgreennewb Posts: 57
    Haven't been on here for a couple of weeks.  Amazing to see the outpouring of love here.  Thanks guys!  And I taught his son how to clean the ashes out of the egg tonight.  Passing the torch!
  • Rich_ieRich_ie Posts: 268
    Life is short live love and eat! I'm so sorry for your loss. 
  • Haven't been on here for a couple of weeks.  Amazing to see the outpouring of love here.  Thanks guys!  And I taught his son how to clean the ashes out of the egg tonight.  Passing the torch!
    Nice green web. Way to go.

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