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AllaN01Bear

(19,039 posts)
80. sirs or mamm,
Mon Apr 29, 2019, 08:45 PM
Apr 2019

it seems that a lot of my friends and neighbors have drifted away into the sands of time , have passed on,( i just learned my primary care dr has passed on. dr. leoprati , silent key.) friends with medical problems who cant come out and play any more , or passed away, or moved and moved on with their new lives . i havent recognized this country since 2000, with a bright spot with the clintons and the obamas . now , i dont know anymore . ,but i have hope .

A Long, Strange Walk [View all] H2O Man Apr 2019 OP
Wow. The more things change, indeed. Damn. spicysista Apr 2019 #1
Thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #2
I was transported, walking with you along the river. panader0 Apr 2019 #3
Thanks, panader0 ! H2O Man Apr 2019 #6
Thank you for sharing voteearlyvoteoften Apr 2019 #4
Thanks! H2O Man Apr 2019 #7
K&R... spanone Apr 2019 #5
Thanks! H2O Man Apr 2019 #8
What a beautiful post malaise Apr 2019 #9
Thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #11
We are all the products of everything we experienced malaise Apr 2019 #13
Right. H2O Man Apr 2019 #18
You brother are a free man malaise Apr 2019 #70
An excellent read. gademocrat7 Apr 2019 #10
Thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #12
Thank you, I enjoyed reading your post. Bluepinky Apr 2019 #14
Thanks! H2O Man Apr 2019 #16
The spirituality shines through in your writing, it's very comforting. Bluepinky Apr 2019 #26
Again, thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #32
Sounds like the perfect set-up--cabin, woods, pond, crackling fire and dogs. Bluepinky Apr 2019 #101
"What a lo-o-o-onnnng strange trip it's been..." lastlib Apr 2019 #15
Thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #17
A wonderful and bittersweet read, thank you for posting it..n/t monmouth4 Apr 2019 #19
Thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #33
TY for this thread! bluestarone Apr 2019 #20
One of the finest posts I've ever encountered on this forum. A pleasure both to read and Atticus Apr 2019 #21
Thank you, Atticus. H2O Man Apr 2019 #34
What a beautiful and moving post, my dear H20 Man... CaliforniaPeggy Apr 2019 #22
Thanks, Peggy! H2O Man Apr 2019 #36
. lunatica Apr 2019 #23
Right. H2O Man Apr 2019 #37
Wisdom, always wisdom, H20 Man. democrank Apr 2019 #24
Thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #38
Sometimes the best we can do is simply bear witness. Kind of Blue Apr 2019 #25
Thanks! H2O Man Apr 2019 #39
he gave 'me' etc. for good writing kiri Apr 2019 #27
Yet English H2O Man Apr 2019 #29
no reason for disparaging the Brewerton culture kiri Apr 2019 #45
I wrote the H2O Man Apr 2019 #46
Determined to pick at it, are you? I see we didn't accompany Waterman on the same walk... Hekate Apr 2019 #63
Wouldn't that be "Pict attic"? yonder Apr 2019 #69
Looking for a Pict-ax would take me much further afield than New York State. Gods know what's... Hekate Apr 2019 #71
Yikes! H2O Man Apr 2019 #83
I really enjoyed reading this post. I could visualize every step he took on his walk. I didn't Tess49 Apr 2019 #81
Thanks. H2O Man Apr 2019 #82
Thanks for the input. It helped to stifle my strong desire to be mean to that person. n/t Tess49 Apr 2019 #90
The bow & arrow H2O Man Apr 2019 #91
Excellent point. I feel like I need to copy this response and carry it with me in my purse. I tend Tess49 Apr 2019 #96
Uh oh! How are you ever going to outdo this essay? Thank you very, very much for sharing Karadeniz Apr 2019 #28
Oh, thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #47
Thank you for sharing your stream of remembrances and reflections Pluvious Apr 2019 #30
Right. H2O Man Apr 2019 #48
Beautiful and poignant... Docreed2003 Apr 2019 #31
Thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #49
Beautiful writing! llmart Apr 2019 #35
Thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #50
Wow! Interesting stories. llmart Apr 2019 #73
Oh, yes. H2O Man Apr 2019 #93
I read lots. This is the best I've read on the internet in a long time. Thanks. mahannah Apr 2019 #40
Wow! Thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #51
Beautifully written. Thank you. Shrike47 Apr 2019 #41
Thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #52
Thank you. yonder Apr 2019 #42
Thanks! H2O Man Apr 2019 #53
Thanks for taking us on a thoughtful ramble... Hekate Apr 2019 #43
A few years back, H2O Man Apr 2019 #56
One of the fine things about being older is the long View. nolabear Apr 2019 #44
I agree. H2O Man Apr 2019 #57
Your story took me back to my own youth... kentuck Apr 2019 #54
It's a curious thing, H2O Man Apr 2019 #58
I always felt younger than my body. kentuck Apr 2019 #61
I think that is H2O Man Apr 2019 #64
The young tend to think they will be young forever. kentuck Apr 2019 #67
I'm glad that H2O Man Apr 2019 #68
Thank you H2O Man! kentuck Apr 2019 #74
Very moving essay and excellently written. Thank you. justhanginon Apr 2019 #55
Thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #59
Thank You for the post...K and R. Stuart G Apr 2019 #60
Thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #62
Great post! bluecollar2 Apr 2019 #65
Thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #66
This is a treasure. You are a treasure. chia Apr 2019 #72
Thanks! H2O Man Apr 2019 #84
You have to be old enough to appreciate the sentiments of looking back like this. keithbvadu2 Apr 2019 #75
Right. H2O Man Apr 2019 #85
I've never been a fan of Thoreau's philosophy. but ppl can't be painted in a single Kurt V. Apr 2019 #76
Thank you, for your poignant post. wendyb-NC Apr 2019 #77
Well, thanks, wendyb-NC ! H2O Man Apr 2019 #86
I love going on your walks with you coeur_de_lion Apr 2019 #78
Thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #87
The more we walk the further away the city on the hill seems to be. grantcart Apr 2019 #79
Valid point. H2O Man Apr 2019 #88
sirs or mamm, AllaN01Bear Apr 2019 #80
Thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #89
Thank you for bdamomma Apr 2019 #92
Well said. H2O Man Apr 2019 #94
Thank your for your wonderful story H2O man. Absolutely lovely. One of the best reads I have c-rational Apr 2019 #95
Thanks! H2O Man Apr 2019 #98
kick Demovictory9 Apr 2019 #97
One question: H2O Man Apr 2019 #99
lol. i hope so! Demovictory9 Apr 2019 #100
I needed this, H2O Man MBS Apr 2019 #102
Thank you! H2O Man Apr 2019 #104
I don't think I've ever read an OP of yours that I didn't Rec. This is one of your most powerful. nt femmedem Apr 2019 #103
Thanks, femmedem! H2O Man Apr 2019 #105
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