The Big Disappointment

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Blog entry by Todd A. Clippinger posted 08-11-2007 08:46 PM 880 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well guys, I have some disappointing news. I had to pull out of the Western Design Conference.

I am not going to get into details, just suffice it to say that I cannot describe the depth of my disappointment and how discouraged that I am.

I think a lot of the LJ members and I know that you were pullin’ for me.


-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 08-11-2007 09:05 PM

Sorry to hear that Todd.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#2 posted 08-11-2007 09:35 PM

Darn it. Hopefully there will be another opportunity.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 08-11-2007 09:37 PM

I am sorry…we were——ARE pulling for you…I am sure that this will lead new opportunities…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#4 posted 08-12-2007 01:45 AM

I’m sure what ever the reason it must have been terribly compelling. I know the old saw about when a door closes, God opens a window is precious little compensation in the midst of a deep disappointment. But it generally rings true after some time has past.
We will always root for you, Todd. You are in my estimation one of the yet-to-be fully recognized woodworking stars of this new century. The things you have shared from the Cooper House project bear that out. Keep your chin up. I believe time is on your side. I know we all are.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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Bob Babcock

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#5 posted 08-12-2007 03:31 AM

Must be frustrating. I know you were looking forward to it. I agree with Douglas…..keep your chin up. The time will come.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker

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#6 posted 08-12-2007 03:58 AM

oh dear :(
I hope the bump in the road doesn’t keep you down long but rather propels you forward, farther and higher

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#7 posted 08-12-2007 04:55 AM

Keep your head up and keep aiming in the right direction.

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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#8 posted 08-22-2007 05:03 PM

Hopefully next year both of us can make it!

-- Scott NM,

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