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Old October 17, 2021, 05:50 PM   #1
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Of Wives and Guns

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I interred my beloved Carol Ann's ashes today. When we first met I was not a shooter or hunter. I inherited two nice long arms from her father. One thing lead to another. Now I have a couple safes full of guns, a life time membership at the local shooting range, a mountain of reloading equipment and components and I hunt just about everything one can hunt around here. She lovingly tolerated every moment.

A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. Proverbs 31:10

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Old October 17, 2021, 05:59 PM   #2
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My thoughts are with you and your loss, brother.
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Old October 17, 2021, 06:11 PM   #3
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My condolences, Sir. I have been there before you, and I have some understanding of what you must be feeling.

My prayers are with you.
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Old October 17, 2021, 06:43 PM   #4
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We are blessed !!!

Know that there are many condolences and prayers coming your way. I too am blessed with a very special spouse. She tolerates my ways and we pray together, every day. I wish you peace and comfort. ......

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Old October 17, 2021, 06:44 PM   #5
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Very sorry to hear this. Cherish the memories. You will see her again. Prayers up now and in the future.
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Old October 17, 2021, 10:39 PM   #6
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My deepest sympathies.
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Old October 18, 2021, 04:32 AM   #7
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Very sorry for your great loss. Don't forget to take care of yourself in these trying years.
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Old October 18, 2021, 08:14 AM   #8
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I interred my beloved Carol Ann's ashes today.
I am sorry for so great a loss, but glad that you will remember her so fondly.
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Old October 18, 2021, 01:13 PM   #9
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Very sorry for your loss. Glad you had a great marriage. It is indeed a blessing.
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"Now that she is gone, I know one thing; wheresoever she was, there was Eden." Adam, Diary of Adam & Eve, Mark Twain

May your fondest memories of her sustain you in your time of grief. God bless.
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Old October 18, 2021, 04:47 PM   #11
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I am sorry for your loss. It sounds like she was a great partner and my thoughts are with you.
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Old October 18, 2021, 05:05 PM   #12
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I'm sorry to hear of your loss. Sounds like you had a good wife and cherished the time you had together.
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Old October 20, 2021, 09:11 PM   #13
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My deepest sympathies.
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Old October 21, 2021, 05:07 PM   #14
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I am very sorry for your loss, she sounds like a perfect wife.
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Old October 22, 2021, 09:52 AM   #15
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Sorry to catch this so late, Prof Young. You're a solid contributor, here. For that, I'm ashamed to say I missed your thread in the very forum I'm assigned.

My condolences. Many people in this world don't understand the connection we have with firearms and loved ones.
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Old October 22, 2021, 07:07 PM   #16
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Sorry for your loss, Professor.

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Old October 23, 2021, 12:40 PM   #17
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Very sorry for your loss, sir.

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Old October 23, 2021, 03:13 PM   #18
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You have my prayers. Cherish the memories, and the thought you will one day again be together.
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Old October 24, 2021, 06:09 PM   #19
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