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Discussion in 'Face Plant' started by DaleB, Mar 14, 2006.
Good luck to you,Dale. Keep it where you got it...
Thinking about you Dale.
Wow, a post to Dale's thread. Just today at lunch I was telling someone who I saw texting in their truck about Dale and how if the driver who hit him was paying attention he would be walking today. Surprisingly I didn't yell at her and she agreed not to do it again.
Lost a friend last fall to someone who hit him while he was putting out cones around an accident. He was a state worker and I believe dressed in his yellow safety clothing. Go figure. Must have been texting too.
I think everyone who sees someone texting while driving should give them the finger and then mimic the texting pose. Maybe they'll get the message that they are just wrong to be doing that. Social pressure is a powerful thing if we all do it. Please post the idea elsewhere. Thanks, Bear
Happy B-Day Dale (a few days late)!
Another trip around the sun.
and boy are my arms tired!
May God bless you Dale. I will pray for you as much as I remember too.
Hello Dale !! Greetings from Thailand, hope all is well with you. Still think you are one of the classiest people I have ever seen on the net.....and the toughest...
Just finished reading this thread! I know Dale has not posted in a couple years, but I would love to know how he is doing?
Good luck man, I hope life is treating you better every day!
Nice bump Jim.
Yeah, I'm thinking about you, Dale. Hope you are well.
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?
Doug in Kentucky
Plus 'leventy-nine. I've been wondering how things are going for Dale.
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.
Texting and driving is still legal in Fl. Tea partiers won't let big government tell "Us" what to do,Go figure.
What a fucking bummer man. We need to put a 2 stroker in your wheel chair. Hopefully it doesn't come to that.
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...
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.
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,
Wow, Coach. That is some strong stuff. Thank you and a solid Amen to all that you wrote.
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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