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thedude50

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140 days ago

I lost my mom yesterday to Lung Cancer. This is the hardest thing I have faced since I lost my dad when I was 13 and lost my grandfather a couple of months later. My Mom loved my woodworking and proudly displayed many of my works. She supported my shop and was my biggest fan She will be sorely missed.

-- when I am not on Lumberjocks I am on @ http://thisoldworkshop.com where we allow free speech


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chrisstef

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#1 posted 140 days ago

Sorry to hear that Lance. My condolences buddy.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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ClayandNancy

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#2 posted 140 days ago

Sorry Dude. Lost my mom13 years ago still look for sitting on the couch watching TV. My prayers are with you.

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RockyTopScott

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#3 posted 140 days ago

My heartfelt condolences Lance.

-- “When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.” ― Thomas Sowell

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b2rtch

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#4 posted 140 days ago

Lance,
I am sorry for your loss but , in this case, you and I can for sure that she now is in a much better place, seating at the feet of her Lord.
I cannot wait to be there with her and all the other saints.

Have I not commanded you?
Be strong and courageous.
Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.”

-- Bert

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Greg In Maryland

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#5 posted 140 days ago

Dude,

I am so sorry for your loss. It isn’t hard to see why your mom “loved ” your work—you are a fine artisan and craftsman. As a way to remain connected, perhaps you could place an item you made in her casket?

Sincerely,

Greg

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SCOTSMAN

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#6 posted 140 days ago

So sorry for your loss . I lost my father to lung cancer when he died at age sixty one. I also lost my brother in law to stomach cancer when he was diagnosed at aged thirty he died when he was thirty three both really so young. But I also believe we go home when we cross over this life is just like being at School not our true home.Kindest regards Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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theoldfart

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#7 posted 140 days ago

Lance, sorry for your loss. I lost my dad to pancreatic cancer a number of years ago, he never had a chance to see my woodworking. One of my biggest regrets.
Maybe making something in her honor may help you cope. Hang in there buddy.

-- "Aged flatus, I heard that some one has already blown out your mortise." THE Surgeon ……………………………………. Kevin

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Joe Lyddon

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#8 posted 140 days ago

Lance,

My heart goes out to you… I know how it is… It’s tough… Really tough…

You just have to suck it up and keep on a truckin…

You have my deepest condolences…

Take care & keep your mind busy on other things like woodworking, etc.
... I know, it’s easy to say… but, that’s all I could figure out what to do when I lost family…

:(

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Lenny

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#9 posted 140 days ago

So sorry to hear this Lance. God bless and best wishes to you and any other family members there might be.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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Sarit

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#10 posted 140 days ago

I’m so sorry for your loss. My condolences go out to you and your family.

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DrDirt

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#11 posted 140 days ago

Sorry to hear it Lance, I know what you are going through – lost my dad -2 years ago in May (moms birthday). Mom passed in 2009.

My sympathies to you and your family as you pull family together for strength.

-- "If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves." Edison

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thedude50

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#12 posted 140 days ago

Thank you all so much for the prayers and well wishes.

-- when I am not on Lumberjocks I am on @ http://thisoldworkshop.com where we allow free speech

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eddie

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#13 posted 140 days ago

very sorry to hear of your loss ,pray for you to have strength and peace in the hope you will see her again one day ,

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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oldnovice

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#14 posted 140 days ago

Sorry about your loss I know this is not an easy time as I lost both my parents within in one year of each other.
My prayers go out to you and your family!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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DaveinCA

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#15 posted 140 days ago

So sorry Lance, to hear this. Even though you knew this day was coming I know it doesn’t make it any easier. My prayers are with you and your family. Loss is so difficult to bear. I do love hearing she was so proud of you and your work. May God bless you my friend.

-- Dave, Clovis CA

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