Re: RARA-AVIS: Miker

From: cptpipes2000 (
Date: 12 Jan 2008

--- In, "Jim Beaver" <jumblejim@...> wrote:
> One of the things that strikes me now and again is that we often spend years
> in conversation with one another on this group or groups like it, and we
> learn some things about each other and often come to believe we have this
> person or that person pegged. And then something happens, and we find we
> didn't have him pegged after all. Or ourselves either, for that matter.
> Reading the friend's memorial essay made me realize once again, for the
> second time in a month, that we know and show only the faces that fit, and
> that there are depths and aspects and wells of richness that aren't even
> hinted at. I was quite distraught to learn of Miker's death. I'm far more
> so having read more about him.
Thank you for posting this.

I am thankful that this is a list that does not tolerate off-topic ramblings, but I am glad we have been allowed this indulgence.

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