Yes, I am aware of the info Gatto posted and have no bone to pick with it save with the phrase "aberration of the mind." The motivation behind any suicide needn't be aberrant in that sense. It sometimes can be the most logically inevitable act a person can commit. (I speak from several family experiences.) And in Ringo's case that may indeed have been, in fact probably was the case. We can reiterate all the reasons why that was so, but I assume most of them are well known to most of the posters here.
I worked all last evening to answer each of your responses to me to the extent that I'm afraid I'm doing real damage to my single typing finger. Work and a family medical appointment have intervened but... more
... Britts always say. All joking aside, just a word of encouragement. I do hope you and your family will be able to endure the constant strain of medical concerns. I, of course, do not know what you... more
Your friendship (and Tom's) is one of the great perks I've recieved from getting into this infernal subject. Which begs the question, how can one as kind and generous as you (and this goes for Tom, too),... more
Each of us might be right on some things and wrong on others and discussion of the content and details might allow everyone learn and become wise? Keep Laughing Tom Virgil had no need to go down on... more
...surely you all must have recognized we live in a time when good is bad and bad is good! So our little distractions like playing on BJ's help us keep our senses and rise above it. It will get worse... more
a hunt-and-peck guy, eh Bob? Nothing wrong with that if it works for you. Lot of you guys in the newsrooms I used to frequent, some of them faster on the keystroke than those of us saddled with doing it... more