Foro Flamenco


Posts Since Last Visit | Advanced Search | Home | Register | Login

Today's Posts | Inbox | Profile | Our Rules | Contact Admin | Log Out



Welcome to one of the most active flamenco sites on the Internet. Guests can read most posts but if you want to participate click here to register.

This site is dedicated to the memory of Paco de Lucía, Ron Mitchell, Guy Williams, Linda Elvira, Philip John Lee, Craig Eros, Ben Woods, David Serva and Tom Blackshear who went ahead of us.

We receive 12,200 visitors a month from 200 countries and 1.7 million page impressions a year. To advertise on this site please contact us.





RE: Contributions in memory of Ron   You are logged in as Guest
Users viewing this topic: none
  Printable Version
All Forums >>Discussions >>For Ron >> Page: <<   <   1 2 [3]
Login
Message<< Newer Topic  Older Topic >>
 
acmitchell

 

Posts: 31
Joined: Aug. 26 2012
 

RE: Contributions in memory of Ron (in reply to gj Michelob

Giacomo, I asked the funeral director about the Skype idea. He said it wouldn't be possible as there is a large chance that it would disconnect or lag, which would be a shame if someone was in the middle of saying their piece and got disconnected. Although its a brilliant idea and if only it were possible, a safer bet is to go with the video idea, less chance of something going wrong.

Also, so far with regards to playing some of my Dad's guitar pieces, Simon and I were thinking of playing the song my Dad wrote for his mum after she passed away and having everyone sit there and listen to it. I loved hearing him play in the house, I was always so impressed by his skills and I would often show my friends videos of him playing. It would be really nice for everyone to sit there and appreciate his skills and talent.
  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Sep. 5 2012 22:14:04
 
gj Michelob

Posts: 1531
Joined: Nov. 7 2008
From: New York City/San Francisco

RE: Contributions in memory of Ron (in reply to acmitchell

quote:

Giacomo......


Thank you for making time to address me personally, AC and, no less, for figuring out my tongue-twisting name.

AC, this may sound a dash odd, yet I am sure I speak on behalf of many on the foro who are fond of your father in asking that you keep in touch, perhaps posting a few words on occasion. This is the one place where “Ron” will always be remembered most affectionately, and your presence will make us feel closer to him…. as your message just did for me.

Dearly,

_____________________________

gj Michelob
  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Sep. 5 2012 23:11:48
 
acmitchell

 

Posts: 31
Joined: Aug. 26 2012
 

RE: Contributions in memory of Ron (in reply to acmitchell

Not at all, Giacomo! My Dad helped me a bit on that one I must admit aha, he mentioned you a lot.

Awh, of course I will! I was speaking to Simon about this the other night and he said the same thing. Although I'd already decided on my own terms - whether the foro wanted it or not - I was gonna keep in touch and check in with the forum occasionally. I know how much this site meant to him, and how much he adored everyone on the forum.

These past few weeks have been incredibly difficult, and the forum has definitely been one of the things keeping me going. Reading posts and conversing with my Dads friends has given me great comfort, and has made me feel that bit closer to him. Even during this tragic time, you have all managed to put a smile on my face, I'm confident my Dads send off is going to be the best it possibly can be and one he truly deserves. Thank you everyone for your kind words, your ideas, your donations, helping out with the funeral and for showing me first hand what an amazing community this is, I can certainly see why my Dad was so fond of this place and I will be sure to post on here every so often.

Florian, I have a few photos of my Dad which I will try and get scanned and uploaded tomorrow. I recall one time a few years ago my Dad and I were in the garden on a nice ass day and he got me to take a few snaps of him with his guitar. I wondered if he ever uploaded them as I haven't seen them around? They were really nice photos (although I'm pretty sure he thought he looked like a gonk in them, haha) and it would be nice if they were found!
  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Sep. 6 2012 0:31:36
 
gj Michelob

Posts: 1531
Joined: Nov. 7 2008
From: New York City/San Francisco

RE: Contributions in memory of Ron (in reply to acmitchell

quote:

Not at all, Giacomo! My Dad helped me a bit on that one I must admit aha, he mentioned you a lot.


Thank you, AC... that meant a lot, and I am chocking a bit, now. Thank you, dear.

_____________________________

gj Michelob
  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Sep. 6 2012 0:41:41
 
Florian

Posts: 9282
Joined: Jul. 14 2003
From: Adelaide/Australia

RE: Contributions in memory of Ron (in reply to acmitchell

everybody loves Ac :-) i dont know that we are going to wanna let you leave here after this...

_____________________________

  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Sep. 6 2012 5:21:28
 
acmitchell

 

Posts: 31
Joined: Aug. 26 2012
 

RE: Contributions in memory of Ron (in reply to acmitchell

Aha, have no fear! I don't plan on leaving here anytime soon, looks like you guys are stuck with me :)
  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Sep. 8 2012 14:36:54
 
Florian

Posts: 9282
Joined: Jul. 14 2003
From: Adelaide/Australia

RE: Contributions in memory of Ron (in reply to acmitchell

:-) thats great to hear ! only one thing for it ...u need to take up something , dancing, singing, guitar whatever you want id say dancing cause everything else is misery . lol i am just kidding Ac its just lovely having you about...if Ron only knew that you would one day be a member here and we would be chatting on the forum lol...a while back he showed me your profile on Bebo...the other day when i sent my message on Facebook i was surprised of how familiar you looked and then when i was going back trough my old messages with Ron i realized why


we didn't just put a smile on your face, you put one on ours too by being here and letting us meet you x!

_____________________________

  REPORT THIS POST AS INAPPROPRIATE |  Date Sep. 8 2012 15:05:17
Page:   <<   <   1 2 [3]
All Forums >>Discussions >>For Ron >> Page: <<   <   1 2 [3]
Jump to:

New Messages No New Messages
Hot Topic w/ New Messages Hot Topic w/o New Messages
Locked w/ New Messages Locked w/o New Messages
 Post New Thread
 Reply to Message
 Post New Poll
 Submit Vote
 Delete My Own Post
 Delete My Own Thread
 Rate Posts


Forum Software powered by ASP Playground Advanced Edition 2.0.5
Copyright © 2000 - 2003 ASPPlayground.NET

8.203125E-02 secs.