Category: Sadness

RIP My Penny

This was a hard one. Penny had a form of lymphoma but with treatment lived 20 good months. I miss you everyday Penny.

RIP Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds

Sadly Princess Leia and her mom died on December 27th and 28th. This year needs to go away fast. If it weren’t for the Cubs, it would have all completely sucked.

RIP Leonard Cohen

All the good people are leaving.

RIP Prince Rogers Nelson

The year the music died.

RIP Merle Haggard

Died on his 79th birthday, today. This year…

RIP David Bowie

RIP Star Baby

Star baby

Too sad right now.

RIP Juna

Juna

  She had a fierce will to live but in the end her body just quit on her. She’ll be missed.

Sad Abandoned Doggie

Dan found this dog literally starving to death in the middle of a street in our neighborhood and couldn’t leave her there. She’s been at the vet since January 18th but will probably come home to our house this week sometime. She had most of her tail amputated today – (it was cut off, infected, …

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RIP Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs, one of the most revolutionary inventors of the last century is no more. As one person who’s used products created by Steve and his talented team for the last 20 years, I can say he’s truly changed my life for the better. And even though I didn’t personally know him, he shall be …

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RIP Dr. Jack Kevorkian

Dead at 83. Kevorkian suffered a pulmonary thrombosis when a blood clot from his leg broke free and lodged in his heart. “It was peaceful. He didn’t feel a thing.”

RIP Eddie Kirkland

Early Sunday morning, blues legend Eddie Kirkland died as a result of injuries he sustained when his car collided with a Greyhound bus in Florida. He was eighty-seven. The above photo was taken during his last show on February 26.

RIP Bill Zeller

Bill Zeller was a programming student at Princeton who killed himself on Wednesday, January 5, 2011. The note he left behind is being published, in it’s entirety around the innernets, and really, I think people should read it. It speaks of  his struggle with the horrors of his youth, the darkness that comes with depression …

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Oil Spill Not Over, Tar Balls Wash Ashore @ Fort Morgan

OK, this is totally a bummer. This is our favorite beach. By: Chad Petri FORT MORGAN, Alabama – When BP crews return to the job Monday they’ll have plenty to do. There were still tarballs washing up on some beaches. This is video from the bay side of Fort Morgan beach this morning. Cleanup crews …

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RIP Rae

January 1, 1993 – October 23, 2002

RIP Sekin

November 19, 1990 – October 19, 2006

Howard Zinn Dies

Howard Zinn, an author, teacher and political activist whose book “A People’s History of the United States” became a million-selling leftist alternative to mainstream texts, died Wednesday in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 87 and lived in Auburndale, Mass. The cause was a heart attack, his daughter Myla Kabat-Zinn said. <A HREF=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fairrencom-20%2F8001%2F741281ee-6cb2-4bc5-a793-3771cb51a5f0&Operation=NoScript” mce_HREF=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fairrencom-20%2F8001%2F741281ee-6cb2-4bc5-a793-3771cb51a5f0&Operation=NoScript”>Amazon.com Widgets</A>