mocha latte for Neal

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Fifi de la Vergne
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mocha latte for Neal

Post by Fifi de la Vergne » Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:24 pm

If any of you remember this and are so inclined . . . it always means so much to me when I know that you're remembering with me, even though you didn't know him IRL. It feels sort of like you all went through it with me and today's the anniversary.
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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by MoPag » Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:52 pm

Fifi de la Vergne wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:24 pm
If any of you remember this and are so inclined . . . it always means so much to me when I know that you're remembering with me, even though you didn't know him IRL. It feels sort of like you all went through it with me and today's the anniversary.
Hugs Fifi!! Love you love you!!!! I will get a mocha latte in honor of your sweet son.
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believing in old men’s lies...--Ezra Pound

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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by StarbucksMom » Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:04 pm

I would be honored to participate, thank you for the reminder.

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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by crazyhamster » Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:58 pm

Actually, every time I have one, I think of him. Too late for me today, but tomorrow I'll make a point of getting one.

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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by Red Ryder » Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:20 pm

Fifi,

I'm away on spring break with my family. Every year I remember vividly the day you posted about your son because of the timing with spring break. I'll happily pay it forward again this year and may this tradition for Neal never die on NOM.

May you continue to find peace.
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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by wtfluff » Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:39 pm

Too late for me today also, but I shall definitely raise a cup of magic-bean infusion to Neal tomorrow.

<<< Hugs Fifi >>>
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Brilliant.

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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by glass shelf » Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:44 pm

I think of him when I grab one, too. ((hugs))

I'll raise a mug in the morning.

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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by Wonderment » Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:02 am

Fifi - Thinking of you, and I do remember the day you posted about Neal. Sending many hugs to you, and I'll be glad to have a mocha latte in his remembrance and in his honor -- and yours. I honor your both. Take care, blessings from Wndr.

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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by deacon blues » Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:00 am

I’m a backslider, but I will raise my Mountain Dew to Neil. Here’s to the memories.
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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by Just This Guy » Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:56 am

I don't have time today to make my own or to go someone to get a mocca latte, But I did do a cheaters mocca* today for Neil. I'll do a real one this weekend.

*Cocoa mix in coffee.
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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by w2mz » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:13 am

Done. I think about you and your family often. Internet hugs.
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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by RubinHighlander » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:56 am

Missed this post yesterday, but I'm adding a little Stephens white chocolate to my coffee right now and raising my cup to Neal!

Cheers!
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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by Hermey » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:38 am

Every Sunday is ML4N day for me!

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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by DPRoberts » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:20 pm

Fifi de la Vergne wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:24 pm
If any of you remember this and are so inclined . . . it always means so much to me when I know that you're remembering with me, even though you didn't know him IRL. It feels sort of like you all went through it with me and today's the anniversary.
I remember your post vividly. I will be honored to enjoy a mocha latte in support. It is one of the finest traditions of NOM. May you have peace.
When an honest man discovers he is mistaken, he will either cease to be mistaken or cease to be honest. -anon
The belief that there is only one truth, and that oneself is in possession of it, is the root of all evil in the world. -Max Born

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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by redjay » Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:24 pm

coffee done and cyber hugs sent
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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by Hagoth » Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:43 pm

I hope a cappuccino counts today. Best to you, Fifi!
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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by MalcolmVillager » Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:14 pm

Honestly not sure if this is coincidence or the spirit. I drink lattes all the time. For some strange reason I felt like a mocha latte yesterday. Your post years ago got me on a kick, but generally I am not a chocolate guy. That said, yesterday it was a mocha latte for me. Apropos i guess, serendipity?

No, I am sure it was for Neal! Sending eternal love and good vibes his way!

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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by Random » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:45 pm

I just saw this thread. I remember. It's too late for me to have one now, but I will have one tomorrow in his honor, even though it will be a bit late. <3
[They] which knew me from the beginning . . . would testify, that after the most straitest sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.
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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by Random » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:31 pm

I found the ingredients and am drinking it now.

[raises glass] To Neal.
[They] which knew me from the beginning . . . would testify, that after the most straitest sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.
Acts 26:5

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Re: mocha latte for Neal

Post by Fifi de la Vergne » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:13 am

Thank you all. It has been a difficult time, and coming here to read your comments has brought me a surprising amount of comfort. Namaste.
Joy is the emotional expression of the courageous Yes to one's own true being.

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