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Old 09-29-2013, 04:44 PM   #2611
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Hopefully his not posting means he has moved on in life. If anyone knows him in meat space could you give all of us who think about him an update?

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Plus 'leventy-nine. I've been wondering how things are going for Dale.
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Old 10-25-2013, 11:11 PM   #2612
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I'd cup yer fucking sack. this was a figure of speech not that there's anything wrong with that

I can't move a mountain but may Dale prevail.
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Old 11-11-2013, 03:35 PM   #2613
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Question Texting while driving

Texting and driving is still legal in Fl. Tea partiers won't let big government tell "Us" what to do,Go figure.
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Old 11-16-2013, 07:04 PM   #2614
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What a fucking bummer man. We need to put a 2 stroker in your wheel chair. Hopefully it doesn't come to that.
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Old 11-23-2013, 11:16 AM   #2615
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I didn't know Dale, I sure hope he is well and so Dale, if you read this, , just know that people here care about you. .

I'm always impressed at the bond motorcyclists share. It is something very special that connects us all, a universal truth among brotherhood that blurs the dissimilar and celebrates the joy of being alive. .... . from the seat of a bike or even a wheelchair... once a motorcyclist, always a motorcyclist...

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Old 03-02-2014, 10:27 PM   #2616
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Anniversary

I believe next week will be eight years since Dale's accident.
Certainly a somber occasion in our slightly twisted but loving community.

I know it's cold a lot of places right now, but if you get a chance try to get out on your bike. Before you throw your leg over the seat please send a thought out to Dale and then put your passenger pegs out so he can come along on the ride with you.

Choose to be inspired rather than saddened.
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Old 03-03-2014, 08:26 PM   #2617
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Hey Dale,

How is it going these days. Eight years, huh? Are you still engaged? No, not with a ring, I mean head down and focused. For many of us when the doc's said there was nothing more they could do for us, depression set in. What? Fix me, damn it!

But the reality of it is that we don't know much about the human body. So, we just have to work with what we have. At eight years some of us had regained some mobility, some not. Whatever. So where are you now? What's up? Where are you heading? Fill us in, ok?

A few months ago, on the night of the 10-year anniversary of my crash, I was limping with a cane into a little Milonga in Buenos Aires. Ten years before, when I woke up in the hospital paralyzed from the chest down, I had promised myself that someday I would dance again even if it is in a wheelchair or on crutches or feet. You know, we need to promise ourselves stuff to keep going. So on the night of 7 November as I hobbled around the wooden dance floor with a beautiful partner, I took you with me. In the dim light I said, this Tango is for Dale.

Wherever you are now I hope you are smiling because you are still working hard on your promises. You are still going strong.

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Old 03-03-2014, 08:40 PM   #2618
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Hey Dale,

How is it going these days. Eight years, huh? Are you still engaged? No, not with a ring, I mean head down and focused. For many of us when the doc's said there was nothing more they could do for us, depression set in. What? Fix me, damn it!

But the reality of it is that we don't know much about the human body. So, we just have to work with what we have. At eight years some of us had regained some mobility, some not. Whatever. So where are you now? What's up? Where are you heading? Fill us in, ok?

A few months ago, on the night of the 10-year anniversary of my crash, I was limping with a cane into a little Milonga in Buenos Aires. Ten years before, when I woke up in the hospital paralyzed from the chest down, I had promised myself that someday I would dance again even if it is in a wheelchair or on crutches or feet. You know, we need to promise ourselves stuff to keep going. So on the night of 7 November as I hobbled around the wooden dance floor with a beautiful partner, I took you with me. In the dim light I said, this Tango is for Dale.

Wherever you are now I hope you are smiling because you are still working hard on your promises. You are still going strong.

Your SCI Buddy,
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Wow, Coach. That is some strong stuff. Thank you and a solid Amen to all that you wrote.
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Old 04-15-2014, 07:27 PM   #2619
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A little worried that we've gone so long without an update.
Has anyone been in touch with Dale or his family at all?
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Old 04-18-2014, 04:16 AM   #2620
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A little worried that we've gone so long without an update.
Has anyone been in touch with Dale or his family at all?
He hasn't been around for quite a while - from his profile:

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