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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #40 on: January 02, 2011, 11:03:11 am »
Really nice trip to pay tribute to your Dad... very special... :)
 

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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #41 on: January 02, 2011, 11:19:12 am »
Thanks Briv.
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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #42 on: January 02, 2011, 04:18:14 pm »
baie dankie - baie nice RR
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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #43 on: January 02, 2011, 07:09:11 pm »
What a nice "send-off" for  a Dad that was obviously loved.

Tomorrow is the same date my father passed and the other odd thing is that I was born in Burgersdorp and my Dad was the " distriks geneesheer" - local GP in town.  I lived near the hospital and have similar pictures of the blockhouses etc from a previous visit.  My old man died in PE when I was 11 but I think that given the choice.. I would have loved to send him off in this way.
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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #44 on: January 03, 2011, 09:51:16 am »
Thanks for sharing Briv.
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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #45 on: January 03, 2011, 09:55:02 am »
Thanks Briv. Poignant and happy tale.
 

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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #46 on: January 15, 2011, 10:31:17 am »
I hope my son will also do this at the end...

Very nice last trip.
 

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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #47 on: January 20, 2011, 10:00:47 pm »
Great Briv!!
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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #48 on: January 20, 2011, 10:29:32 pm »
Lovely Briv..thanks for sharing.
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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #49 on: January 21, 2011, 10:59:46 am »
Thank for sharing .......it is most touching.
 
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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #50 on: January 21, 2011, 11:03:36 am »
Fok, hoe pik ek nou 'n traan - nice one Len :thumleft:
 

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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #51 on: January 28, 2011, 02:30:06 pm »
Mooi storie Briv - dankie dat jy dit gedeel het.  Ek is seker julle het 'n baie spesiale verhouding gehad.
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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #52 on: January 28, 2011, 03:17:01 pm »
Great, thanks for sharing.
 

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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #53 on: January 28, 2011, 03:27:53 pm »
Dis iets spesiaals.

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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #54 on: January 28, 2011, 06:40:06 pm »
Weereens thanks vir die lees.. dit was, n memorable trip,   :thumleft:
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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #55 on: January 28, 2011, 09:54:42 pm »
Mooi gedaan ou grote. Mens mis darem jou ouers ne.
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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #56 on: January 28, 2011, 10:09:44 pm »
Nice one Briv!

Im sorry to hear about your Dad, but Im sure he enjoyed his last spiritual journey with you.
I cant tell you how much you made me want to go riding right now when I saw your photos.

Nice pics.

Cheers. May your father rest in peace.

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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #57 on: January 28, 2011, 10:30:49 pm »
A very sad yet beautiful post.

Thanks for sharing.
 

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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #58 on: January 29, 2011, 12:21:09 pm »
Dankie Briv - dis `n inspirasie om iets so opreg te lees.

Lyk na `n awesome trip! Ons het darem maar `n pragtige land . . . mooi vasgevang in jou nice fodies

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Re: Taking my dad on his last ride
« Reply #59 on: January 29, 2011, 05:14:10 pm »
Wow, very nice trip. Bit of tear in my eye as well. What a great place to rest.

Thanks for putting this together, really interesting reading about that massacre too. I never knew any of that.
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