Dear Bill; My condolences for the death of your father. May he rests in peace.May you be well and back soon to us. You'll be missed in the Zen Forum very much.
A warm hug in solidarity to you and your family Mayka --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, "Bill Smart" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Zen Forum, > > I'll be participating in this group on very sporadically for an > extended period of time - maybe as much as a month or more. > > I am in the USA now. I arrived just in time to be with my father > before he passed away. He finally succumbed after a 5-year bout with > lymphoma and the crippling side-effects of the chemotherapy he was > taking to control the cancer. He died on 05Feb. He would have been > 91 on 08Feb. > > My mother is almost 90 herself. She's had Alhzheimer's for 3 or 4 > years now. About a year ago it had progressed enough to require > putting her into a full-care facility (nursing home) in the same > assisted living community where my dad lived. > > Right now I'm staying in their old apartment in the assisted living > area. I'll be here for at least the balance of Nov and maybe longer > taking care of all the legal, financial, personal propery issues, and > arranging a move for my Mom out to a full-care facility in the North > Bay area of San Francisco so she can be near two of my daughters and > their families who live in Castro Valley and Sonoma. > > Keep up all the great discussions! During the next month or so I > will probably monitor the Zen Forum but will seldom participate. > > If necessary you can continue to reach me at my personal email > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > Gassho...Bill! > > --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, <BillSmart@> wrote: > > > > I'm going to be away from my computer for about 2 while I fly from > Thailand > > to the USA. > > > > > > > > I've not lost interest in these posting and will try to catch up > after I've > > arrived at my destination. > > > > > > > > .Bill! > > > ------------------------------------ Current Book Discussion: any Zen book that you recently have read or are reading! Talk about it today!Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Zen_Forum/ <*> Your email settings: Individual Email | Traditional <*> To change settings online go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Zen_Forum/join (Yahoo! ID required) <*> To change settings via email: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/