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  •  I'm thinking it's time to re-watch (8+ / 0-)

    What dreams may come.

    •  Agreed. One of my favorites of his. n/t (3+ / 0-)
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      zmom, mommyof3, silverfoxcruiser

      Information is abundant, wisdom is scarce. ~The Druid.
      ~Ideals aren't goals, they're navigation aids.~

      by FarWestGirl on Tue Aug 12, 2014 at 10:37:27 AM PDT

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      •  synchronicity (5+ / 0-)

        My partner and I were driving home from the vet's after saying a last goodbye to our old girl, and talking about the scene in "Dreams" where the dog Williams' character had had to put down comes leaping to meet him, his first greeting in heaven. We were laughing, crying, and hoping that Veda would be greeting us the same way. Got home, muddled through the afternoon in the empty house somehow -- we talked about what movie to watch to get us through, and "Popeye" was mentioned -- except we felt that it had too many sad and wistful moments -- yeah, maybe it's not cool, but we love that movie -- and then turned on the news to find that Robin Williams had died at nearly the same moment as our beloved border-collie mix. Two references to Robin Williams in one day is not unusual in our house; his films and routines are as addictively quotable as "Blazing Saddles" or "Search for the Holy Grail," and his influence on my own life was simply boundless -- I remember being two weeks overdue with my son in 1979 -- a half-hour of "Mork & Mindy" made me laugh hard enough to finally bring on labor.  

        Okay, this is too much "me" -- what I want to say is I hope that God DOES say, "Two Jews walked into a bar," when he sees Mr. Williams, that Mozart and Elvis show up on time, and that Robin met up with Veda on the path, gave her ears a rub, and raced her into heaven.    

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