Approve the Cookies
This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Read More.
OK
Index  •   • New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Register to forums    Log in

 
FORUMS Photo Sharing & Visual Enjoyment People
Thread started 27 Dec 2004 (Monday) 08:27
Prev/next
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as registered member)

for Don and Leela

 
marie
THREAD ­ STARTER
Cream of the Crop
marie's Avatar
21,057 posts
Joined Jul 2002
Dec 28, 2004 12:31 as a reply to post 363494 |  #16

Don Ellis wrote:
Dear Marie and all my other friends,

We just arrived back in Hong Kong a few hours ago and thanks to a personal email from Marie, I thought I should check this forum before retiring. What a surprise -- I obviously have many more friends that I imagined.
NOT FOUND IMAGE IS A REDIRECT OR MISSING!
HTTP response: NOT FOUND | MIME changed to 'text/html'


We were fortunate to see the wave in time to grab the camera bag, race for a stairway and get to the second floor before the entire first floor of the hotel was destroyed. The aftermath and the trip back has been a little exhausting., so I will have to write more later but I wanted you all to know how much your thoughts and good wishes mean to us.

Take care... and many thanks.

Don

In deep shock I am on my knees in thanksgiving:D :D :D :D :D :D

thank you for getting in touch as soon as you could Don
to hear that you both are ok is the greatest Christmas present ever


regards, Marie
Canon G12, dslr 40D, GIX
Canon lens24-105
Lmm10-22mm,17-40,17-85, 70-300,60mm

LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as registered member)
stoneylonesome
Barn Stormer
stoneylonesome's Avatar
10,460 posts
Joined Aug 2003
Connecticut, USA
Dec 28, 2004 14:08 as a reply to marie's post |  #17

marie wrote:
In deep shock I am on my knees in thanksgiving:D :D :D :D :D :D

thank you for getting in touch as soon as you could Don
to hear that you both are ok is the greatest Christmas present ever

As Horrific and terrible as this event is, It does point out how small the world is and how truly we are all connected. It is a shame that it takes something of this magnitude to remind us of how fragile life is and how blessed we really are.


the name is Winston but they call me Sandy
"Everybody's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another beer." --W. C. Fields
Flowing River Photosexternal link

LOG IN TO REPLY
marie
THREAD ­ STARTER
Cream of the Crop
marie's Avatar
21,057 posts
Joined Jul 2002
Dec 29, 2004 07:45 as a reply to stoneylonesome's post |  #18

IMAGE NOT FOUND IMAGE IS A REDIRECT OR MISSING!
Byte size: ZERO | Content warning: NOT AN IMAGE

stoneylonesome wrote:
As Horrific and terrible as this event is, It does point out how small the world is and how truly we are all connected. It is a shame that it takes something of this magnitude to remind us of how fragile life is and how blessed we really are.

I agree Sandy, thank you.
its so nice that we are all alive
and able to be in contact.
life is so precious
and time is so short

~
thank you , God, for little things
that often come our way
the things we take for granted
and don't mention when we pray

the unexpected courtesy
the thoughtful kindly deed
a hand reached out to help us
in our time of special need

oh, make us more aware Dear God
of little daily graces
that come to us with sweet surprise
from never -dreamed- of places
~

helen steiner rice


regards, Marie
Canon G12, dslr 40D, GIX
Canon lens24-105
Lmm10-22mm,17-40,17-85, 70-300,60mm

LOG IN TO REPLY
Moniphoto
Senior Member
Moniphoto's Avatar
379 posts
Joined Oct 2004
Puerto Rico
Dec 29, 2004 18:50 |  #19

Nice to see you Don!!! :)

All our prayers with the other people that are miss. The photographer Simon Altee is miss in Phuket. He is know in the fashion industry :(.

Well nice to see you Don...God bless you!!




LOG IN TO REPLY
CyberDyneSystems
Admin (type T-2000)
CyberDyneSystems's Avatar
47,969 posts
Gallery: 78 photos
Joined Apr 2003
Rhode Island USA
Dec 29, 2004 22:44 |  #20

Were all so Glad that Don and leela made it home safe.

Don,.... thank you for getting out of there. Really thank you.

:( What a horrifying thing to have lived through.

I don't know what else to say.. so I'll just join Marie and post another glowing sheep, assuming that Marie would know if this is the correct thing to do at a time like this...  :p :o :mrgreen:

IMG NOTICE: [NOT AN IMAGE URL, NOT RENDERED INLINE]
http://images.fotopic.​net ...;noresize=1&nos​tamp=1

GEAR LIST
CDS' HOT LINKS
Jake Hegnauer Photography (external link)

LOG IN TO REPLY
coatsie
Senior Member
coatsie's Avatar
289 posts
Joined Jan 2004
Co Durham, UK
Dec 30, 2004 00:40 as a reply to CyberDyneSystems's post |  #21

Relieved that you are both okay - I just cannot believe the news as it unfolds - it seems so unreal but so real!




LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as registered member)

3,959 views & 0 likes for this thread
for Don and Leela
FORUMS Photo Sharing & Visual Enjoyment People


Not a member yet? Click here to register to the forums.
Registered members get all the features: search, following threads, own gear list and ratings, likes, more forums, private messaging, thread follow, notifications, own gallery, settings, view hosted photos, own reviews and more...


AAA

Send feedback to staff    •   Jump to forum...    •   Rules    •   Index    •   New posts    •   RTAT    •   'Best of'    •   Gallery    •   Gear    •   Reviews    •   Polls

COOKIES DISCLAIMER: This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Privacy policy and cookie usage info.

POWERED BY AMASS 1.4version 1.4
made in Finland
by Pekka Saarinen
for photography-on-the.net
Spent 0.00114 for 6 database queries.
PAGE COMPLETED IN 0.02s
Latest registered member is ArtieP
1027 guests, 464 members online
Simultaneous users record so far is 6430, that happened on Dec 03, 2017