Arrival of the Inevitable

Matthew’s brother just called. Their father died a few minutes ago. It was peaceful.

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57 Responses to Arrival of the Inevitable

  1. reudaly says:


    And safe travel.

  2. I lost my mother about ten years ago, it too was peaceful. I’m glad their father didn’t have to suffer, I’m also sorry for their loss. Sympathy to you and Matthew, and his family.

    *hugs* Safe travel.

  3. vila_resthal says:

    I’m so sorry. From all you’ve said about him in your blog I gather he was an exceptionally tough ol’ bugger who lived his life on his own terms. May he rest in peace, with honor.


  4. dragonmyst says:

    I’m glad it was peaceful. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  5. j_cheney says:

    I’m glad it was peaceful. Safe travels…

  6. My condolences to both of you. Is there anything I can do to help?

  7. ecmyers says:

    Condolences to you and your family. Take care.

  8. mrissa says:

    I’m so sorry for your whole family.

  9. tripper says:

    I’m so sorry Eugie. Give my regards to Matt and love to you all.

  10. miintikwa says:

    I am so sorry. My thoughts are with you and your family.

  11. m0nkeygrl says:

    *HUGS* I’m so sorry.

  12. t_rex says:

    My condolences to all of you.

  13. humblepie says:

    My best regards to you and yours

  14. kittymel says:

    Wishing you, Matthew and the whole family many, many wonderful memories and lots of hugs, warmth, and support.

  15. dream_wind says:

    My thoughts are with you and Matthew.

  16. mmerriam says:

    I’m sorry for your loss. My wife and I will keep you in our thoughts!

  17. lisamantchev says:

    My condolences to you and yours, Eugie.

  18. nmsunbear says:

    I’m so sorry. I know you loved him. And I know he knew it too.

  19. sartorias says:

    My sympathies go to you and your family.

  20. winters_edge says:

    Hugs from me to both of you, with fondest wishes for Matthew’s father in the dreamlands.

  21. lanyn says:

    I’m so sorry. There are no words at a time like this, but my condolences to you and your family.

  22. pleroma says:

    ‘s and my condolences.

  23. skeletal504 says:

    I’m sorry to hear about this…

  24. quasiskunk says:

    I’m sorry, Eugie *hugs*
    My condolences to Matthew and his family 🙁

  25. I’m so sorry. Loss is always painful, even anticipated, even peaceful. I wish you both much peace and strength. You will be in my thoughts.

  26. leahbobet says:

    I’m sorry — condolences to you, Matthew, and the whole family.

  27. azhure says:

    I’m sorry 🙁

  28. wolflady26 says:

    I’m so sorry. My thoughts and best wishes for you and the family.

  29. ::hugs::

    My thoughts are with you and yours.

  30. coronalrain says:

    I’m so sorry dear. My sympathies.

  31. klingonguy says:

    Very sorry to read of this. My condolences to you and Matthew.

  32. Aw, Eugie, I’m so sorry for your loss. *hugs*

  33. yansmom says:

    Oh no…my heart goes out to you, Matt and his family. Sending strength and light. *hugs*

  34. palmerwriter says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Eugie. You and Matthew will be in my thoughts.

  35. j_hotlanta says:

    Have a safe trip. When it comes down to it, being able die with some dignity and knowing that you are loved my many is really all that matters at the end of your life.

    Our thoughts go out to you and Matt.

  36. I’m so sorry for your loss. Words can’t help much, but I hope they bring you comfort when you’re struggling to make sense of a future without him.

  37. kenakari says:

    You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I’m sorry about your family’s loss.

  38. keesa_renee says:

    :hugs: Eugie, I’m so sorry. I’m glad it was peaceful, at least.

    You and Matthew and your mother-in-law are in my prayers. I love you! :hugs again:

  39. wistling says:

    My condolences to you, Matthew and your family.

  40. albionidaho says:

    I’m so, so sorry, Eugie. I’ll be sending my best thoughts your way.

  41. whirl_twirl says:

    I’m sorry for all of you. Safe travel…

  42. dionycheaus says:

    My Condolences for you and Mattew, Eugie. But I am relaxed that it was peaceful.

  43. aliettedb says:

    I’m so sorry to learn that. My condolences to you and your family.

  44. neo_prodigy says:

    you and your family will be in my prayers.

  45. basletum says:

    I’m sorry. My condolences to you and your family.

  46. wbledbetter says:

    So sad. Times like these are tough on families. Take care of you and your hubby.

  47. adobedragon says:

    My condolences.

    Take comfort in all the small kindnesses you showed him in his last days–reading at his bedside, etc.

    He knew that he was loved.

    Pat K.

  48. coolmajaka says:

    Damn, sorry to hear that. Thoughts are with ya’ll.

  49. yolen says:

    My condolences to you and your family.

  50. skeletal504 says:

    New username… just a heads-up, if you wanted to keep me around. If not, that is cool too. Just letting folks know.

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