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From Chip

by Chip » Jun 23rd 11 11:39 pm

Dear TeaChatters,

Sadly, my father has just passed away, though I prefer to celebrate his long and good life more so that mourn his death. We have all had time to prepare for his passing, so I am doing OK.

I am sure tea will continue to be a part of the day as will checking on the forum, seeing what is up. Though I suspect I will be posting a little less over the next several days, and I might not be "normal," though when am I? :mrgreen:

So, please continue on ... enjoy your tea, share about your tea experiences here on TeaChat. This will bring some joy in a difficult time.

Your thoughts and prayers are greatly appreciated.

Chip
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Re: From Chip

by AdamMY » Jun 23rd 11 11:43 pm

I am sorry to hear that Chip. May the fond memories of your father always bring you joy.

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Re: From Chip

by Chip » Jun 23rd 11 11:48 pm

Thank you Adam. :)

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by auhckw » Jun 23rd 11 11:50 pm

Our heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. Take care

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Re: From Chip

by Drax » Jun 24th 11 12:51 am

So sorry to hear the news, Chip!
Chip wrote:Your thoughts and prayers are greatly appreciated.
Always, and more -- if you need anything, please don't hesitate to ask!

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Re: From Chip

by iannon » Jun 24th 11 1:13 am

Chip wrote:Dear TeaChatters,

I prefer to celebrate his long and good life more so that mourn his death. We have all had time to prepare for his passing, so I am doing OK.
May the good memories keep continue to bring smiles to your family. my heartfelt condolences and best wish for you and yours.
I know when my father passed away 12 years ago now we tried to the same as you are trying to do and celebrate the life.. we buried him in his leopard print bikini undewear...

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Re: From Chip

by ChinesePottery » Jun 24th 11 2:22 am

My sincere sympathy

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Re: From Chip

by Chip » Jun 24th 11 2:27 am

Thank you kindly auhckw, Drax, Ian, Chinesepottery.

Please remember to post on the forum! I will be reading. :)

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Re: From Chip

by geeber1 » Jun 24th 11 4:13 am

So sorry to hear about your Dad, Chip. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
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Re: From Chip

by Chip » Jun 24th 11 5:11 am

Thank you kindly, geeber.

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by Nenugal » Jun 24th 11 5:58 am

I'm so sorry to hear about that, my deepest sympathy and condolences to you and the rest of the family.

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Re: From Chip

by Stentor » Jun 24th 11 6:35 am

I'm sorry for your loss, Chip.
I'm sure we'll all try to keep the forum active in the upcoming days to give you some distraction.
You have my condolences. Be strong but remember that it's OK to be weak sometimes.

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Re: From Chip

by artmom » Jun 24th 11 2:32 pm

Hugs, Chip (and Jo).

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Re: From Chip

by woozl » Jun 24th 11 3:47 pm

Our sympathies are with you in this time of loss.
You and the Mrs. are in our thoughts.
We are sending healing energy your way.
We also recently lost my father in law.
Take care of yourself brother.

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Re: From Chip

by Cammie » Jun 24th 11 5:06 pm

I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.