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-> Re: GSBN:Loss
     by "moehlmann" moehlmann@...
-> Re: GSBN:Loss
     by "moehlmann" moehlmann@...
-> Graeme North and Kim Thompson join GSBN
     by billc_lists@...


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Date: 6 Mar 2005 07:19:44 -0600
From: "moehlmann" moehlmann@...
Subject: Re: GSBN:Loss

Loving thoughts.... my humble words would be too limited here....

Rememberng a reaction of Joan - one of the Findhorn friends in The Hague ,
who said after her daughter transcended in the Tsunami: she knew her
daughter definitly has been called to another job on a "next cycle".

Love, Martin



- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Rob Tom" ArchiLogic@...
To: "SB Yahoos" sb-r-us@...; "SB REPP"
STRAWBALE@...; "GSBN" GSBN@...
Cc: "Thompson,Kim" shipharbour@...
Sent: Saturday, March 05, 2005 3:50 PM
Subject: GSBN:Loss


> ======== message from Kim Thompson, Thu, 03 Mar 2005 =============
> Dear friends,
>
> Sad news is being shared throughout the natural building
> community  of the tragic death of Athena Steen's  oldest son,
> Micah, in a skiing accident  on Sunday, February  27th.
>
> Bill, Athena and their children are together now in Micah's home,
> Santa Fe.
>
> A memorial fund has been created to which people may send donations
> and condolences in lieu of flowers, and in time, we will ask the family
> to decide upon a suitable form/expression of remembrance.
>
> For now, we ask that the family be provided with space and privacy
> to allow time for healing. (see Derek's message below)
>
> For details on the memorial fund contact:
> Rob Tom  < A r c h i L o g i c @ y a h o o . c a >  (with space removed)
> Or Kim Thompson  tel. 902-845-2750
>
> Oh that the enormous  net of love
> That they have spun around the globe
> Would buoy up them, and theirs,
> In the gentlest of embraces,
> In this most difficult of times.
>
> Please pass on this news where you feel it should go.
>
> ========= End of Kim Thompson's message ==================
>
> ~~~ * ~~~
>
> ========= message from Derek Roff, Fri, 04 Mar 2005 ==============
>
> I was able to speak with Bill a few minutes ago.
>
> I mentioned the concern and desire to offer support among the SB
community,
> and I asked what he would want and request from our circle of concerned
> friends.
>
> Bill said that the most valuable thing right now, would be a little space
> and privacy for the family.
>
> He asked me to emphasize that this was not in any way a rejection or
> undervaluing of our caring, but rather a recognition of their needs
> and healing process.
>
> He felt that the time would come soon when contact and interaction
> would be welcome, but a period of quiet is needed first.
>
> Bill said that they have had several memorial services of a private
nature,
> for Micah's closest friends, for the immediate family, and for the more
> extended family.  However, there won't be a more public ceremony.
>
> Bill said that he had been concerned about how to respond to the emails,
> and to inform friends in the SB community.  He said he would be grateful
> for us to act as intermediaries, letting people know that
> right now, they need space for the family, and will not be communicating
> much.
>
> Again, he wanted to express his appreciation to all, and he will let us
> know
> when they are ready for more interaction.
>
> ================ End of Derek's message =========================
>
>         ~~~ * ~~~
>       Robert W. Tom
>    Kanata, Ontario, Canada
> ArchiLogic@...
> (winnow the chaff from my edress in your reply)
>
> please sign  on  <a  target="_blank" href="http://www.kyotoandbeyond.org/petition.html";>http://www.kyotoandbeyond.org/petition.html</a>
>
> ----
> GSBN is an invitation-only forum of key individuals and representatives of
regional straw construction organizations. The costs of operating this list
are underwritten by The Last Straw Journal in exchange for use of the GSBN
as an advisory board and technical editing arm.
>
> For instructions on joining, leaving, or otherwise using the GSBN list,
send email to GSBN@...HELP in the SUBJECT line.
> ----
>
>




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Date: 6 Mar 2005 14:21:00 -0600
From: "moehlmann" moehlmann@...
Subject: Re: GSBN:Loss

Pascal phoned today, he would also like to share his feelings of compassion
with Athena, Bill, their family and the larger family..


- ----- Original Message -----
From: "moehlmann" moehlmann@...
To: "GSBN" GSBN@...
Cc: "Thompson,Kim" shipharbour@...
Sent: Monday, March 07, 2005 11:10 AM
Subject: Re: GSBN:Loss


> Loving thoughts.... my humble words would be too limited here....
>
> Rememberng a reaction of Joan - one of the Findhorn friends in The Hague ,
> who said after her daughter transcended in the Tsunami: she knew her
> daughter definitly has been called to another job on a "next cycle".
>
> Love, Martin
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rob Tom" ArchiLogic@...
> To: "SB Yahoos" sb-r-us@...; "SB REPP"
> STRAWBALE@...; "GSBN" GSBN@...
> Cc: "Thompson,Kim" shipharbour@...
> Sent: Saturday, March 05, 2005 3:50 PM
> Subject: GSBN:Loss
>
>
> > ======== message from Kim Thompson, Thu, 03 Mar 2005 =============
> > Dear friends,
> >
> > Sad news is being shared throughout the natural building
> > community  of the tragic death of Athena Steen's  oldest son,
> > Micah, in a skiing accident  on Sunday, February  27th.
> >
> > Bill, Athena and their children are together now in Micah's home,
> > Santa Fe.
> >
> > A memorial fund has been created to which people may send donations
> > and condolences in lieu of flowers, and in time, we will ask the family
> > to decide upon a suitable form/expression of remembrance.
> >
> > For now, we ask that the family be provided with space and privacy
> > to allow time for healing. (see Derek's message below)
> >
> > For details on the memorial fund contact:
> > Rob Tom  < A r c h i L o g i c @ y a h o o . c a >  (with space removed)
> > Or Kim Thompson  tel. 902-845-2750
> >
> > Oh that the enormous  net of love
> > That they have spun around the globe
> > Would buoy up them, and theirs,
> > In the gentlest of embraces,
> > In this most difficult of times.
> >
> > Please pass on this news where you feel it should go.
> >
> > ========= End of Kim Thompson's message ==================
> >
> > ~~~ * ~~~
> >
> > ========= message from Derek Roff, Fri, 04 Mar 2005 ==============
> >
> > I was able to speak with Bill a few minutes ago.
> >
> > I mentioned the concern and desire to offer support among the SB
> community,
> > and I asked what he would want and request from our circle of concerned
> > friends.
> >
> > Bill said that the most valuable thing right now, would be a little
space
> > and privacy for the family.
> >
> > He asked me to emphasize that this was not in any way a rejection or
> > undervaluing of our caring, but rather a recognition of their needs
> > and healing process.
> >
> > He felt that the time would come soon when contact and interaction
> > would be welcome, but a period of quiet is needed first.
> >
> > Bill said that they have had several memorial services of a private
> nature,
> > for Micah's closest friends, for the immediate family, and for the more
> > extended family.  However, there won't be a more public ceremony.
> >
> > Bill said that he had been concerned about how to respond to the emails,
> > and to inform friends in the SB community.  He said he would be grateful
> > for us to act as intermediaries, letting people know that
> > right now, they need space for the family, and will not be communicating
> > much.
> >
> > Again, he wanted to express his appreciation to all, and he will let us
> > know
> > when they are ready for more interaction.
> >
> > ================ End of Derek's message =========================
> >
> >         ~~~ * ~~~
> >       Robert W. Tom
> >    Kanata, Ontario, Canada
> > ArchiLogic@...
> > (winnow the chaff from my edress in your reply)
> >
> > please sign  on  <a  target="_blank" href="http://www.kyotoandbeyond.org/petition.html";>http://www.kyotoandbeyond.org/petition.html</a>
> >
> > ----
> > GSBN is an invitation-only forum of key individuals and representatives
of
> regional straw construction organizations. The costs of operating this
list
> are underwritten by The Last Straw Journal in exchange for use of the GSBN
> as an advisory board and technical editing arm.
> >
> > For instructions on joining, leaving, or otherwise using the GSBN list,
> send email to GSBN@...HELP in the SUBJECT line.
> > ----
> >
> >
>
>
> ----
> GSBN is an invitation-only forum of key individuals and representatives of
regional straw construction organizations. The costs of operating this list
are underwritten by The Last Straw Journal in exchange for use of the GSBN
as an advisory board and technical editing arm.
>
> For instructions on joining, leaving, or otherwise using the GSBN list,
send email to GSBN@...HELP in the SUBJECT line.
> ----
>
>




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Date: 6 Mar 2005 17:04:13 -0600
From: billc_lists@...
Subject: Graeme North and Kim Thompson join GSBN

Hi folks,

I may not have mentioned to anyone but Graeme so far, but Graeme
North is now a member of GSBN.

Today I added Kim Thompson of Ship Harbour, NS, CA as well.

Enjoy....

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