We knew little that morning That God would call your name. In life we loved you so dearly; In death we do the same. It broke our hearts to lose you, but you did not go alone For part of us went with you The day God called you home. You left us beautiful memories, Your love is still our guide, and though we cannot see you, You are always by our side. Our family chain is broken and nothing seems the same, but as God calls us one by one, The chain will link again
"It is indeed true," said someone from his management office when I spoke to them early this morning. “We found out about an hour ago, and we’re finding it very difficult to function. He really is gone.” I’m not sure if I woke them up, but I know I wasn’t the first person to call. Oddly, I heard myself through that by-now rather old fashioned form of communication, email, as various friends and colleagues sent messages from the US. A few minutes later, requests to write obituaries followed.
Hypertufa Trough: One essential ingredient in the hypertufa trough recipe is pure Portland cement, which typically comes in 90-pound bags. Warren warns against trying to get by with a smaller bag of Quikrete ready-mix cement: Because there's excess sand in the mix, the trough will never solidify properly and will break, he said.
April 2, 1954: A couple is photographed moments after learning that their 19-month-old child had been swept out to sea. The photograph appeared on the front page of The Times the next day and won the 1955 Pulitzer Prize for press photography.
Ed Koch Dead: Mayor Who Became A Symbol Of NYC Dies At 88. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/01/ed-koch-dead-nyc-mayor-obituary_n_2597207.html?fb_action_ids=10200575774141546_action_types=og.recommends_source=other_multiline_object_map=%7B%2210200575774141546%22%3A596425603717765%7D_type_map=%7B%2210200575774141546%22%3A%22og.recommends%22%7D_ref_map=%5B%5D
Former Sen. George McGovern, 90, died on Sunday morning. McGovern was the Democratic nominee for president in 1972. He ran against incumbent Richard Nixon and won only 17 electoral votes to Nixon's 520. He served in the U.S. Senate and House representing South Dakota before his loss for the top office. Pictured, McGovern attends the 2011 funeral service for Sargent Shriver, his 1972 running mate.