Senior VR Member
Join Date: Dec 2004
Thanked 9 Times in 2 Posts
Just someone I knew for less that 24 hours.
If it sounds stupid to you then go read something else.
Not just a 24-hour period, but a combined 24 hours. You know, 2 hours here, 6 months later an hour and a half, 3 months later 2 hours. That kind of thing. My guess is less than 24 combined.
Just my accountant. I asked my boss at work for a name, and he told me of Pete. In that short time, I really grew to like and trust him. He was an insulin dependent diabetic. He was also brilliant. Certified CPA. Awesome guy. And so way down to earth. His family will never see this I'm sure.
I went into the office yesterday expecting to see him and get my taxes done, when his son gave me the news. I was so stunned. I had to go see my boss this morning and he didn't know either, so at least he got the news from me.
Sometimes I have so much fun on this board, that it really screws me up to have something like this happen. I will miss him and have changed my tag line for a little while to commemorate him. You guys will just never know how someone can touch you so much in such a short period of time.
I didn't feel it until I got on the bike. Buni was on the back and I flipped my visor up, and I said, damnit, I'm gonna ride with my visor up for him. Come what may, hit me in the face. I'm riding free for a little while. When I stopped I lost it. I still feel like crap now.
I think I'm gonna take a few days off from the board now, and try to get back in form. I'll read but not post. I really feel well I guess I can't say. Just trying to put something into words that will never come out right they way I feel right now.
I want to say more, but I'm just dumped out. It's all open in me right now. Look inside, see what you can. Take what you need. I can handle it, it just takes time.
This is a start. God bless all of you.
2004 VTX 1800 Retro
Getting old is mandatory. Growing old is optional.