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Fri Aug 31, 2012, 10:15 AM

So wait - it's Ok to talk about how your mother found out that your father had died,

it's Ok to talk about a miscarriage, but releasing your taxes is too personal?!?!

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Reply So wait - it's Ok to talk about how your mother found out that your father had died, (Original post)
hedgehog Aug 2012 OP
grasswire Aug 2012 #1
enlightenment Aug 2012 #2
onenote Aug 2012 #4
beac Aug 2012 #3

Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Fri Aug 31, 2012, 10:37 AM

1. there's something odd about his story

His mother woke up and found no rose, so she went looking for George and found him dead.

I'm not sure I believe this story. Did they sleep in separate rooms? Did he usually rise much earlier, and then tiptoe into the room to put the rose on the nightstand?

I just can't quite figure out the details of this.

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Response to grasswire (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 31, 2012, 10:49 AM

2. My parent's slept together for 64 years

- including the last week of my mother's life. My dad insisted on having a bed next to her.

He brought her a cup of coffee nearly every morning of their marriage. She rarely woke up when he got out of bed, as he did rise much earlier than she did. He would wake her when he brought the coffee - but if he hadn't she would have slept on.

There is nothing odd about it; not everything has to be a fabrication, just because we don't like the man.
It is rather sad, if that is indeed what happened - no one should have to discover a loved one dead unexpectedly.

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Response to grasswire (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 31, 2012, 12:52 PM

4. The story of how Lenore Romney found her husband collapsed on a treadmill

when she went looking for him after not finding her daily rose was reported contemporaneously with her death more than 14 years ago, so I see no reason to doubt it.
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=2-xOAAAAIBAJ&sjid=XkwDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4650,660317

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Fri Aug 31, 2012, 10:52 AM

3. Indeed. And guess what, Mittens?

That story humanizes YOUR DAD, not you. Most people already agree that you are not half the man your father was.

But nice of you ti bring him up so we can point out AGAIN that he released TWELVE YEARS of returns and thought that was what any candidate should release.

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