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#751 Catwoman

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Posted 15 May 2014 - 05:15 PM

I still can't imagine that something so horrible has happened. I keep thinking of you, Rosie, and wishing there was something we could do to help you. :grouphug:
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Posted 16 May 2014 - 11:47 AM

There aren't words ….

 

So sorry for your loss. We are praying for you from the PNW in the U.S. 

 

(((Rosie and her family)))


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Posted 16 May 2014 - 12:02 PM

Rosie, I'm sorry. 

 

Don't go away very far, and don't be polite. 

 

I don't have any nice words, either, to describe the feelings I felt after reading of Marek's death.

 

Like albeto said-- except maybe stronger.

 

I've memorized Jan. 26 as his birthday.  I won't forget.

 

Love.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Posted 16 May 2014 - 01:37 PM

:grouphug: Rosie, I'm so very sorry.



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Posted 16 May 2014 - 04:59 PM

Rosie, I'm just checking in to say I am still thinking about you and I hope you are holding up OK.


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Posted 16 May 2014 - 05:32 PM

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One of our homeschool groups held a memorial for him on Thursday, planting an apple tree over at the lake where we had our Christmas break up last year. We could just about see him running along the shoreline and sitting in the water up to his armpits :lol: The apple tree so he can repay all those snacks he pinched off everyone else. Seriously, that kid went out to a playground with his uncle once, and came home with a lolly bag having got himself invited to someone's party! Embarrassing for Mum here, but Uncle thought it was hysterical.



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Posted 16 May 2014 - 05:35 PM

That's a neat memory Rosie. :grouphug:  :grouphug:  and good thoughts, prayers for you today.



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Posted 16 May 2014 - 05:35 PM

One of our homeschool groups held a memorial for him on Thursday, planting an apple tree over at the lake where we had our Christmas break up last year. We could just about see him running along the shoreline and sitting in the water up to his armpits :lol: The apple tree so he can repay all those snacks he pinched off everyone else. Seriously, that kid went out to a playground with his uncle once, and came home with a lolly bag having got himself invited to someone's party! Embarrassing for Mum here, but Uncle thought it was hysterical.


That's great! What a wonderful way to remember him.
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Posted 16 May 2014 - 05:41 PM

Rosie, Marek sounds like he was quite the character with such a zest for life that he didn't let anything slow him down!

I saw in a previous thread posted about fixing your Mom's fence that you refer to him as 'the boybarian'. That made me grin.

I hope all those "zesty memories" keep you and your family smiling even through these toughest of times.

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Posted 16 May 2014 - 05:52 PM

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Posted 16 May 2014 - 06:01 PM


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The pursuit of watermelon :D


I almost bought watermelon fabric for the quilt today, but didn't! I might have to go back!!
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Posted 16 May 2014 - 06:04 PM

I'm so sorry for your loss. The memorial sounds lovely. :grouphug:

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Posted 16 May 2014 - 06:06 PM

 

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The pursuit of watermelon :D

 

 

 

Oh Rosie!  He looks like such a delightfully impish little boy.  I am so sorry.  


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Posted 16 May 2014 - 07:22 PM

He is just adorable!  I'm glad you have wonderful memories of your sweet boy.  :grouphug:


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Posted 16 May 2014 - 07:46 PM

That picture reminds me of my brothers when they were little, grubby, busy, lovely boys.
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Posted 16 May 2014 - 08:08 PM

One of our homeschool groups held a memorial for him on Thursday, planting an apple tree over at the lake where we had our Christmas break up last year. We could just about see him running along the shoreline and sitting in the water up to his armpits :lol: The apple tree so he can repay all those snacks he pinched off everyone else. Seriously, that kid went out to a playground with his uncle once, and came home with a lolly bag having got himself invited to someone's party! Embarrassing for Mum here, but Uncle thought it was hysterical.


What a wonderful memorial and memory!
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Posted 16 May 2014 - 09:05 PM

I just saw this.  :grouphug:  :grouphug:  :grouphug:  :grouphug:  :grouphug:  :grouphug:

 

I have only dealt with miscarriage, and cannot fathom the pain you and your family are experiencing. This is every mother's nightmare.

 

What a beautiful, beautiful boy.

 

May you find peace and healing.


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Posted 16 May 2014 - 09:07 PM

Awww...so cute..

 

 

 

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Posted 16 May 2014 - 09:27 PM

such a lovely boy. 


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Posted 16 May 2014 - 09:34 PM

 

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What a gorgeous little guy. ♥


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Posted 16 May 2014 - 11:20 PM

I haven't been on WTM in a long time, but I wanted to let you know how very sorry I am to hear of this terrible heartache. I'll light a candle tomorrow for him, you, and your daughter. So terribly sad. :.(
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Posted 16 May 2014 - 11:30 PM

I'm sorry about Marek, Rosie. I am so very sorry for what happened to him. I don't really know you but I cried upon reading what you wrote. I love his name, what a beautiful child.  :grouphug:  :grouphug:  :grouphug:


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Posted 17 May 2014 - 09:52 AM

Rosie,

 

Like so many others here, I think of you often.  Your son, what a good-looker.   Sweet!  No profound words here.  It's only natural that your Mama heart aches.  He will always be remembered even when the pain is not quite so intense.  
 

I join many others in praying for you.   :grouphug:  :grouphug:  :grouphug: 

 


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Posted 17 May 2014 - 10:28 AM

What a darling beautiful little boy. I'll bet he was delightfully sticky after eating that watermelon.


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Posted 17 May 2014 - 10:38 AM

He is beautiful.  Thinking of you often.


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Posted 17 May 2014 - 01:57 PM

He is really adorable. My heart hurts for you and your daughter.



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Posted 17 May 2014 - 02:24 PM

Beautiful boy thank you for sharing that photo of him.
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Posted 17 May 2014 - 03:51 PM

What a beautiful little boy.  He looks very intent on that watermelon.  I can understand that...watermelon is my favourite summer treat!  I give it all my attention.

 

:grouphug:  Hugs for you all, Rosie, Marek's dad, and Raziya.  (Your children's names are unique and beautiful!) And a hug into the universe for Marek's free spirit. :grouphug:

 



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Posted 17 May 2014 - 04:00 PM

I'm still sending you love, Rosie, from a million miles away.

What a beautiful little guy!
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Posted 17 May 2014 - 04:23 PM

Thank you for sharing his photo and stories, Rosie!
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Posted 17 May 2014 - 05:05 PM

What a cutie!  I'd let him come to my birthday party too!  :D


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Posted 17 May 2014 - 07:09 PM

What a lovely boy.  You and your family and Marek are still in my thoughts.



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Posted 17 May 2014 - 07:52 PM

It's hard to pull yourself away from this thread because there's so very little to say/do. I just keep remembering you and I keep coming back to this thread. Not sure why. It's just so... heartbreaking. I wish there was more I could say. Even when this thread disappears know that we will all be thinking of you and praying for you. We won't forget.


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Posted 17 May 2014 - 09:35 PM

Gorgeous boy. Thank you for sharing your memories.
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Posted 18 May 2014 - 06:36 AM

I've been thinking of you all week, Kari. I think it is **so much** harder when they are older. We all have hopes and dreams for our kids, but I think the expectations are hardest to bury. I had a developmentally delayed, autistic boy. He was as cute as anything but I didn't have expectations. I just hoped he'd grow up and it wouldn't be my fault if he didn't. And his parting gift was it wasn't.

 

Everytime I think of what you've written here I'm just :crying:

 

I hope that apple tree stands forever and that Zia takes her kids there one day and they all eat apples while she tells them about her brother.  :cool:

 

(Nobody tell me that apple trees don't bear fruit for that long, I'll refuse to believe you! :001_tt2: )


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Posted 18 May 2014 - 11:39 AM

I lit a candle in church today for your family. I would have done it last week, but we had a visiting minister and she didn't follow the usual plan. Anyway, I had a very long line of people coming up to me after the service to ask me to personally convey their sorrow and sadness over this sad news to you and your family. So much love was sent your way from a little UU church on the other side of the world.


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Posted 18 May 2014 - 12:06 PM

Well said! :001_smile:

Everytime I think of what you've written here I'm just :crying:

 

I hope that apple tree stands forever and that Zia takes her kids there one day and they all eat apples while she tells them about her brother:cool:

 

(Nobody tell me that apple trees don't bear fruit for that long, I'll refuse to believe you! :001_tt2: )

 

 



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Posted 18 May 2014 - 12:16 PM

Rosie, you are so brave. I so appreciate you sharing your love and joy as a parent to this special guy. I cannot fathom your strength.

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Posted 18 May 2014 - 12:21 PM

Rosie, I love the picture of your little guy. He looks and sounds like he was delightfully full of spunkiness!!

The apple tree sounds like a lovely tribute. Continuing to wish comfort for you and your little girl.
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Posted 18 May 2014 - 01:28 PM

Rosie, I'm so sorry for your sad news. Praying for you and your daughter.  :grouphug:



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Posted 18 May 2014 - 01:37 PM

Rosie, what a beautiful boy, and he sounds like such fun. I'm so sorry for your great loss and am praying for you.

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Posted 18 May 2014 - 01:48 PM

 

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He's beautiful!  What an enormous loss for his momma and sister!!!



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Posted 18 May 2014 - 01:50 PM

I don't post much, never really did, but I have read this post for over a week and can't keep from sending you a hug b/c your name appears on so many posts and you have encouraged lots of folks.  Words are quite inadequate, but I wanted to add to the sentiment along with everyone else of how hurt we are for you.  Your son was beautiful boy!


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Posted 18 May 2014 - 03:52 PM

Rosie,

I am so so sorry and so saddened to hear of this news. There is absolutely nothing I can say that does any justice to the hardship you are facing and pain you and your daughter must be feeling so I won't even attempt to pretend I could understand that. Please take care of yourself. <3


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Posted 18 May 2014 - 09:47 PM

Rosie, I just wanted you to know that I have said a special prayer for your son and your family everyday since you first started this thread. I know that no words of mine will ever make a bit of difference for you, but I wanted you to know that I am willing to try.

 

I am wishing you warm ((hugs)) ((love)) and ((comfort)) in this time for your family.


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Posted 20 May 2014 - 12:36 PM

Wishing you continued strength and wisdom, Rosie. I am so sorry for your loss.


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Posted 20 May 2014 - 01:12 PM

Everytime I think of what you've written here I'm just :crying:

 

I hope that apple tree stands forever and that Zia takes her kids there one day and they all eat apples while she tells them about her brother.  :cool:

 

(Nobody tell me that apple trees don't bear fruit for that long, I'll refuse to believe you! :001_tt2: )

 

What does it say about me that my first reaction is to want to bring 'evidence' from Prince Caspian?  ...the kids are called back to Narnia and find out that they've come hundreds of years later, and are eating the apples from the orchard they had planted all those years before... so, of course Zia's kids will be able to eat those apples...and her great-grandchildren as well! 

 

I, too, keep coming back here... I don't have anything useful or comforting to say, but you are so much in my heart Rosie. 

 

I hope your move went as smoothly as possible and you and Zia are settling in to your new space...

thank you for telling us about the memorial & the tree... and for sharing the photo... now I have a face to go with the stories and to hold in my heart... though in my mind he wasn't very still!  ...I see him in constant motion... though the concentration he is bringing to that watermelon fits the images in my head very well!


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Posted 20 May 2014 - 01:21 PM

Wishing you continued strength and wisdom, Rosie. I am so sorry for your loss.

 

I'm still crying for your son, too, MFS.


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Posted 20 May 2014 - 01:30 PM

I'm still crying for your son, too, MFS.

 

:iagree:  

 

I think of him often too... especially last week when my little guy encountered Henry V for the first time...

 

...and every time I'm tempted to impose my experience as a teen reader on my own children... and shield them from the books that were too intense for me, I remember your son and how he interfaced with some of those works, and I look more carefully and the book... and at my own child.


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Posted 21 May 2014 - 05:03 AM

:group hug: I am so sorry for your and your family's loss Rosie.

I am honoured I got to meet your precious boy a couple of times. Last time we met up (when I dragged the poor DH along lol) we took a couple photos of the kids climbing those trees near the car park. I'll have a look and see if we got your 2 in the photos and email you a copy.

<3
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