35657Re: [civilwarwest] A Friend is Gone.
- Nov 2, 2005--- Dick Weeks <shotgun@...> wrote:
> It is such a great thing to live in the age we do.Dick,
> No longer does a friend have to live next door, or
> even be someone you have to talk to once a week. It
> merely has to be someone whom you trust and know
> that he is just a key stroke away. Steve was such a
> person for me and he will be sorely missed. May the
> good Lord bless him and give him peace.
> I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
> Dick (a.k.a. Shotgun)
How right you are. For many years I only knew one
person who had a passion for the study of the war.
Me! The Internet has brought many of us together who
would otherwise have never met. For that I am
It always bothers me when someone younger than myself
passes away. My Grandfather used to say that as he
got older he started to know too many dead people.
That was his way of saying thanks to God for allowing
him to live a full rich life. He also said, I guess
that I still have good work to do. Maybe Steve was
finished and it was time for him to rest? I am glad
that I have been able to read some of his past
writings that carlw4514 has seen fit to preserve in
Thanks to Carl and thanks to you all!
"When you arise in the morning,
give thanks for the morning light,
for your life and strength.
Give thanks for your food,
and the joy of living.
If you see no reason for giving thanks,
the fault lies with yourself."
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