Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > People > Chit - Chat for Cruisers
Register Forgot Password?

Chit - Chat for Cruisers Open Forum for non-cruise posts. Please refrain from inflammatory rhetoric that could be considered offensive. We reserve the right to edit or delete for any reason.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old September 17th, 2013, 12:01 PM
AR AR is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 2,529
Default Remembering the Navy Yard

When a celebrity dies there's a good chance you'll find a memorial string started on this board. David Frost, Eydie Gorme and Dennis Farina are some recent examples.

That's fine, but I think it would be a terrible oversight if this space were to ignore those murdered and injured yesterday down at the Navy Yard, just a few miles from where I sit.

Mass killings are now commonplace in this, "the greatest nation on earth," but we should still honor those who are sacrificed, their families, friends, and those who try to help.

I'm looking at a ticket on my desk for tonight's ballgame at Nationals Park, just three blocks from the massacre. I've thought hard about whether or not to go, but I believe I will, as a tribute if nothing else.
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. -- George Bernard Shaw
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old September 17th, 2013, 12:59 PM
ship2shore's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Bikini Bottom
Posts: 970

One day, maybe, we can have a memorial for the assault rifle.
Rest their souls.

No cruises booked at this time.

Washee Washee! Happy Happy!
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old September 17th, 2013, 01:53 PM
Aerogirl's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 4,697

So true.

My heart and prayers are with all effected by this....I believe we all are in one way or another.

ALLURE, 2/21/16 *Last Gang Cruise*
Carnival - Fantasy 1998
RCCL - Majesty of the Sea 2000
Carnival - Inspiration 2009
Carnival - Freedom 2011
Carnival - Liberty 2013
Carnival- Breeze 2014
Sweet Escape BVI Charter 2015
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old September 17th, 2013, 02:28 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 590

My condolences and sympathies to all those affected as well. To our friends south of the border please know that there are many Canadians that also have heavy hearts today.
Reply With Quote


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Yard Sale Saturday! rollerdonna Chit - Chat for Cruisers 4 August 31st, 2013 04:43 PM
The Boat Yard in Barbados Paul D Carnival Cruise Lines 5 June 12th, 2006 07:08 PM
Reggae Yard Jamaica ssca Shopping! 1 September 16th, 2004 09:04 AM
Are you a yard sale lover? salem5050 Chit - Chat for Cruisers 6 April 26th, 2004 02:51 PM
Yard for the Norway David Starkey Ask CruiseMates Staff 4 July 12th, 2003 01:14 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:39 AM.
design by: Themes by Design

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1