Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Technology Fails Us Again

SUMMARY: Loss to the agility community.

I am not reconciled to my mortality nor to that of my friends and family. With all the modern miracles of technology and medicine, it just seems logical that nice, smart, generous, happy, productive, and loved people could go on being nice, smart, generous, happy, productive, and loved as long as they want to.

But no. They die.

R.I.P. John Nunes Feb 15, 2010.


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At 7:24 AM, February 17, 2010 , OpenID cedarfield said...

This has been a bad winter for loss. I'm sorry to hear about your friend John. He sounds like he was a delightful person to know.

At 7:33 AM, February 17, 2010 , Blogger Elayne said...

Wow, what a horrible shock. I'm so sorry. What a terrible loss for both you and the agility community.

At 8:32 PM, February 17, 2010 , Blogger Dawn said...

I'm so sorry Ellen. It's never easy, especially when it's someone who added so much to so many lives. I know your comments will mean a lot to his family.

At 3:51 PM, February 18, 2010 , Blogger Muttsandaklutz said...

What a tough reminder of the reality of life.

Just the other day I was at an agility event and was chatting with a getting-on-in-years participant. I asked her if she and her husband were thinking of getting a second dog. The way she phrased her response made me sadly realize the reason why they were not. Hard to think about...


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