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She's had 76 years to wrap her tiny little liberal mind around the concept, and she's only "getting it" now?  Pathetic.  While it can get a little tiresome every so often, I much rather enjoy my father-in-law's rather blunt statements about how he's gonna be going soon now - doesn't know if he'll see the other side of another winter - sometimes said with a little twinkle in the eye - than this sort of self-absorbed, maudlin liberal tripe.
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When her time comes and she is laid in the ground, I envision a line of Vietnam veterans outside the cemetery gate, armed with cases of beer and full bladders.
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I know just how she feels....... 8888crybaby

Wish I could have just another 30 years.....    LOL! 
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I don't relish getting old,  and worry more about while I am alive than dead. I have my death covered, but don't know if Obama is going to bankrupt me or kill me.

Mom will soon be 87. She is more active than I am. And, she is happy. Dad left her good, and she has 10 healthy kids that adore her, along with all the grand, great, great great grandkids. I hope I develop her attitude. I'm not there, yet.  :silly:

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Getting old isn't for wimps.

No, it isn't. A few hours before Dad died, my oldest son talked to him in private. I don't know the conversation, but Dad did say that he was so happy, and that Tony said he was his hero. His last wish was to see his grandkids, and they obliged him. I don't know if I will be happy to go, but he sure was.  ^-^

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I was so lucky to get to visit my grandfather a week before he died and we had a good long conversation.  I didn't realize at the time it would be the last time we would talk, but I think he must have.  He told me he was ready to go, and that he wasn't afraid of dying...and that he was saved.  That was a big thing because he had never been very religious.  In hindsight, he was preparing me for his death.

About a year later, I had a vivid dream where I saw him - all dressed in white (he was just a plain country farmer, always worn denim overalls) - I was crying in my dream asking, "Pappaw, what are you doing here?"

He said, "I just wanted you to know that I'm doing just fine!"

I just know he came to me in that dream, I still cry happy tears when I think about it. 
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It's "all right,"  not "alright," Hanoi Jane.
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Getting old isn't for wimps.


  Amen . Way to difficult to do the Irish jig these days . I have to settle for a BM.

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Is she sad because she won't see communism fully implemented before she goes to the great dirt nap?  I hope she has chosen to be buried in Viet Nam. :tongue2:
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When all you nice people get to be 76 years old....then maybe you can understand what's she's feeling.    :chairbang:
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When all you nice people get to be 76 years old....then maybe you can understand what's she's feeling.    :chairbang:

Personally, I care about as much for what she feels at 76 as I did when Castro turned 76.  For people who love America, my position is different.
"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim tribute to patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness -- these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. . . . reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles."
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Personally, I care about as much for what she feels at 76 as I did when Castro turned 76.  For people who love America, my position is different.

I understand.....it's just my nature to empathize.    Retired sales, etc.   LOL!
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When her time comes and she is laid in the ground, I envision a line of Vietnam veterans outside the cemetery gate, armed with cases of beer and full bladders.

I was thinking of something along those lines, but you did better.   :laugh:

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I was so lucky to get to visit my grandfather a week before he died and we had a good long conversation.  I didn't realize at the time it would be the last time we would talk, but I think he must have.  He told me he was ready to go, and that he wasn't afraid of dying...and that he was saved.  That was a big thing because he had never been very religious.  In hindsight, he was preparing me for his death.

About a year later, I had a vivid dream where I saw him - all dressed in white (he was just a plain country farmer, always worn denim overalls) - I was crying in my dream asking, "Pappaw, what are you doing here?"

He said, "I just wanted you to know that I'm doing just fine!"

I just know he came to me in that dream, I still cry happy tears when I think about it.

Yes, he did.  That's what's known as a visitation.  What a blessing for you!

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Yes, he did.  That's what's known as a visitation.  What a blessing for you!

Thanks Lipstick, it definitely wasn't just a dream!  Never had that happen before or since. 
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No, it isn't. A few hours before Dad died, my oldest son talked to him in private. I don't know the conversation, but Dad did say that he was so happy, and that Tony said he was his hero. His last wish was to see his grandkids, and they obliged him. I don't know if I will be happy to go, but he sure was.  ^-^

Happy, one way or another, your father was a saint.  It is the first obligation of the old to convince the young that life is worth living.  The man clearly understood the essentials of life and acted according to its rules.
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When her time comes and she is laid in the ground, I envision a line of Vietnam veterans outside the cemetery gate, armed with cases of beer and full bladders.

And to me, that is a beautiful, happy thought. Jane has done as much damage as she could in this world. Buh bye now.

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No, it isn't. A few hours before Dad died, my oldest son talked to him in private. I don't know the conversation, but Dad did say that he was so happy, and that Tony said he was his hero. His last wish was to see his grandkids, and they obliged him. I don't know if I will be happy to go, but he sure was.  ^-^

If we're lucky, we're happy to go. I see the process. As we age, life just gets harder... less energy, more pains and conditions. I'm not ready yet, but I understand how it happens, and if God grants me the time, I'm sure I will be.

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Happy, one way or another, your father was a saint.  It is the first obligation of the old to convince the young that life is worth living.  The man clearly understood the essentials of life and acted according to its rules.

He was a good man. He left me with so many stories to remember and relate. When I was 50, he wrote me a letter detailing his redemption and his love for his family. One line stood out. He wrote, " As much as God loves His children, that is how much I love mine."

Since Mom and Dad lived in Fla. the last few decades, Mom planned a small funeral here in Ohio. At a few points, the viewing line went outside. He was remembered and loved, and that gives me comfort.

Thank you for your kind comments. Though it was nearly three years ago, my love for him is still engrained in my heart like it was yesterday.

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Thanks Lipstick, it definitely wasn't just a dream!  Never had that happen before or since.

I think Rappy has touched on the distinction between dreams and visitations here before.  Yours sounds like a classic visitation.  Very vivid at the time, and it remains very vivid in your memory now.   What a gift!

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