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Offline Sara B

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Re: New Members--Introduce Yourselves Here
« Reply #1530 on: November 14, 2013, 03:27:10 PM »
What a shock to hear that.
“When we grow older still we’ll speak about those two young men as if they were two strangers..... And we’ll want to call it envy, because to call it regret would break our hearts.”

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Re: New Members--Introduce Yourselves Here
« Reply #1531 on: November 14, 2013, 03:58:32 PM »
Oh wow!  How horrible and sad.

Jules, thanks for letting us know.  Thoughts and prayers to her family.

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Re: New Members--Introduce Yourselves Here
« Reply #1532 on: November 14, 2013, 05:13:35 PM »
Mardu's name was Marzena. She was a lovely young girl, full of life and hope for the future. Known as mermon7 on Twitter, very active on all blogs dedicated to Jake, she died last week for reasons still unknown. Her young daughter got in touch with a few of us and told us about the tragedy that hit her family.

She will be missed.

Oh, my!  So young, and also so new to our forum.

That really is sad and shocking.  She will be missed.
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« Reply #1533 on: November 14, 2013, 08:41:49 PM »
So sorry to hear about this tragedy.
Thoughts and prayers to her family.
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Re: New Members--Introduce Yourselves Here
« Reply #1534 on: November 23, 2013, 01:56:26 PM »
Have only just checked in on this thread after a while .....so it's  sad to hear that one of "our" family has died.
Though she was only a member of the Forum for a short while..... we still grieve her passing.
RIP Mardu.
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Re: New Members--Introduce Yourselves Here
« Reply #1535 on: May 24, 2014, 07:43:18 AM »
I will be participating in the Walk for ALS (Scarborough) on Sunday June 22, 2014. This is a new event this year and comes three weeks after the Walk for ALS (Toronto).

http://my.e2rm.com/PersonalPage.aspx?registrationID=2326324&langPref=en-CA


My cousin Lisa will be participating in the Tri-Cities Ridge Meadows WALK for ALS in Port Coquitlam, B.C. on Sunday June 8th , 2014. Her mother (my aunt) passed away from ALS last fall.

http://my.e2rm.com/PersonalPage.aspx?registrationID=2318929&langPref=en-CA


Many thanks to the BBM forum members who sponsored me when I did an ALS fundraising walk last October!
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Re: New Members--Introduce Yourselves Here
« Reply #1536 on: May 25, 2014, 05:32:19 AM »
Good luck with all that, Mark. I've been wondering how you were.
“When we grow older still we’ll speak about those two young men as if they were two strangers..... And we’ll want to call it envy, because to call it regret would break our hearts.”

Call Me by Your Name, André Aciman.

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Re: New Members--Introduce Yourselves Here
« Reply #1537 on: May 25, 2014, 08:43:03 PM »
Good to see you here Mark, and thanks for the updates!

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Re: New Members--Introduce Yourselves Here
« Reply #1538 on: October 23, 2014, 06:50:10 PM »
Hi y'all,
Newbie here after....how long has this forum been around??   :D

I live in NC (Tar Heel to my core, and we just became a marriage-equality state - WOOT! About freaking time!!!!)  with my hubby and two kids. Back in school to be a nurse practitioner because after 13 years I finally figured out what I want to be when I grow up.

Just became a Brokie after watching this phenomenal movie for the first time last week (and three more times since) and reading the SS twice.
 
When I am not ruminating over Brokeback (or Jake and Heath), I'm also into JRR Tolkien, crossword puzzles, classic rock, and learning how to cook with something besides a can opener.

This movie has sucker-punched me like no other movie I can recall. Beautiful, heart-wrenching, sweet, tragic.....I can't stop thinking about it!

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Re: New Members--Introduce Yourselves Here
« Reply #1539 on: October 23, 2014, 07:02:08 PM »
Hi ElvishGeek!

Welcome to the forum. We opened our doors here a few days before Christmas, 2005, after BBM had hit the film festivals and had limited openings in NYC, LA, and SF.  Coming up on our 9th anniversary!!
I have been here since the Dec. 26, 2005.

I am so glad you found us and know that you are not alone in your obsession!!
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Re: New Members--Introduce Yourselves Here
« Reply #1540 on: October 23, 2014, 07:36:11 PM »
Hey ElvishGeek! I'm Fritz from up the road in VA!

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Re: New Members--Introduce Yourselves Here
« Reply #1541 on: October 24, 2014, 12:34:46 AM »
Welcome! It's heart-warming to know that the film can still have the sucker-punch. We all recognise the symptoms!
“When we grow older still we’ll speak about those two young men as if they were two strangers..... And we’ll want to call it envy, because to call it regret would break our hearts.”

Call Me by Your Name, André Aciman.

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Re: New Members--Introduce Yourselves Here
« Reply #1542 on: October 24, 2014, 02:40:55 AM »
Hi y'all,
Newbie here after....how long has this forum been around??   :D

I live in NC (Tar Heel to my core, and we just became a marriage-equality state - WOOT! About freaking time!!!!)  with my hubby and two kids. Back in school to be a nurse practitioner because after 13 years I finally figured out what I want to be when I grow up.

Just became a Brokie after watching this phenomenal movie for the first time last week (and three more times since) and reading the SS twice.
 
When I am not ruminating over Brokeback (or Jake and Heath), I'm also into JRR Tolkien, crossword puzzles, classic rock, and learning how to cook with something besides a can opener.

This movie has sucker-punched me like no other movie I can recall. Beautiful, heart-wrenching, sweet, tragic.....I can't stop thinking about it!


Welcome.  :)
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Re: New Members--Introduce Yourselves Here
« Reply #1543 on: October 24, 2014, 03:07:26 AM »
Welcome! It's heart-warming to know that the film can still have the sucker-punch. We all recognise the symptoms!

How true!  We may not have the same reactions now, but we can remember them very well.

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Re: New Members--Introduce Yourselves Here
« Reply #1544 on: October 24, 2014, 05:56:29 AM »
Welcome! It's heart-warming to know that the film can still have the sucker-punch. We all recognise the symptoms!

Yes, we do!  :)

Hi ElvishGeek! Welcome to the forum! It's always fun to see new names here.

My name is Sonja, I'm from The Netherlands and I've been a Brokie for 'only' two and a half years now - so you're not the only one who's late to the party  ;)


[...] and learning how to cook with something besides a can opener.

 :D  :D  You know, when I first joined the forum, I seriously considered "Jack's can opener" as my forum name...  ::)
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