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My hero in life outside of my Parents.

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And a hockey game just broke out of a kitchen party that just broke out in Heaven…

The Wayne Gretzky of Canadian music, legend Stompin’ Connors just passed away at the age of 77 of natural causes. The press release on his website is below. I sure hope he was watching or dreaming of a hockey game, or singing or doing something he loved. He will surely be greatly missed!

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I just found out Andy Rooney passed away Friday night of complications following minor surgery (Associated Press). It’s the second public figure I’ve always enjoyed hearing about who has passed away within a month. The other was Steve Jobs. Somewhere in those thoughts came this idea I’d try to write something related and relevant to the topic, in a tone and from a perspective Andy might have taken. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, after all.

There are now seven billion people in the world. Unfortunately, at some point, they all have to die. Well, it’s not all unfortunate. In fact, it’s not unfortunate at all in many cases. I was just trying to be sympathetic about a sensitive matter. That’s what happens when you get old. Your heart softens.

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It’s easy.

Black turtleneck. Official St.Croix brand optional at $190 US.

Blue jeans.

Tennis shoes.

Glasses.

Not that much hair on your head.

A little hair on your face.

An Apple gadget or two.

Diet optional.

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It’s a sad day for the world as Steve Jobs, Apple founder and former CEO, and its identity, has passed away (CNN).

It’s not every day we see such a revolutionary come along, and we have been fortunate to have had him in our lives for decades.

Lots of reactions are coming in. Kind words, big history, legendary stories, personal anecdotes, etc. I don’t need to repeat some of those, but here’s my take on a fitting tribute.

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