Category Archives: Obituary

Rest in Peace Paris

Paris crossed the Rainbow Bridge this morning around 1 AM. She had been in declining health for over a week as you may recognize in animals when they let you know they’re ready to pass. Jennifer wasn’t Paris’ initial owner, … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Kody

With much sadness for I was too late to finally cover this cute little girl kitty in my section about Jennifer’s seven cats (this would’ve been number six). However…I’m going to try as I hold back the tears. This was … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Angel

Yesterday, my friends Alaire and Tom had to say goodbye to their last remaining kitty and good friend Angel. It was sad for me too because I had known the furry little guy all his life too. Angel amazingly lived … Continue reading

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Farewell Oz

Our friends’ kitty Oz passed away today. He had been suffering from kidney issues and putting him to sleep was the best option sadly. Oz’s fellow house cat Mika will miss him too, even when cats aren’t BFFs, they still … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Nemo

Nemo breathed his last in Somara’s arms Wednesday night (July 3, 2019) as we were taking him to a 24-hour hospital to put him to sleep, end his misery. Such a shame too. The poor guy just recently celebrated his … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Vixen (Oct. 10, 2013 – June 27, 2019)

As per what I previously wrote, there will be a gap in the “now” and “then” for a while. Right now I will cover the whole debacle here since I had my conversation with GEICO and received the sad news … Continue reading

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Rest in peace Fuff

Sometime this Fall, a sick asshole poisoned my in-laws’ cat which in this era of Uppity Deplorables doesn’t complete surprise me. It’s a huge reason why my cats live indoors and I do whatever I can to rescue the strays … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Brian Dyorich

While I was away recuperating, my long-time co-worker and friend Brian passed away during surgery. I received the sad news from our fellow co-worker Troy (he’s the guy on the left in the photo above) while I was headed to … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Hank

This week my friends had to put their dog to sleep (he was getting on in years, illness) and although I’m a cat person, dogs make me nervous since I was bit in the ass by my own dog in … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace John (Johnny B) Bryson

I need to stop going to the back pages of my Marquette alumni magazine whenever I crack it open for the first time. I sometimes discover the passing of a classmate and my generation (Generation X) isn’t that damned old … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Michael Satran

I had the brief pleasure of meeting Michael this Spring at Austin’s small but growing gaming convention Chupacabra Con. As you can see above this recent photo was taken of him attending, showing off the latest wares from Hero (aka Champions) … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace: Loren Wiseman

Loren was a co-worker during my brief time at GDW and before I joined the game publisher, I only had a passing recollection of his name via the numerous products I had purchased (Traveller and 2300 AD). After I moved back to … Continue reading

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Rest in peace Miette

We knew the end was coming for Miette ever since her thyroid destroyed what little body mass she had. Poor thing ended her life the way I met her, always hungry. I also thought I would have at least a … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Tiki

Our friends Tom and Alaire gave us the sad news Friday about their Burmese Boss Tiki needing to be put to sleep. The poor guy was having heart trouble and he was starting to suffer from pneumonia, something cats have … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace John Martin

Last week John was killed in a car accident courtesy of an asshole running a red light up in Georgetown. I received the sad news during my lunch hour Friday from a co-worker. Although John left Apple a few years … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Cousin Jason

I only received the news last week over my cousin’s passing in April. I won’t go into the details of the hows or whys because they’re not relevant here. I want to honor him for the good times we had as … Continue reading

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RIP George Martin

Obviously he was the man who earned the coveted “fifth Beatle” spot because he produced every major record of theirs but one. Although I don’t worship at the feet of the Beatles, I always respected George Martin, his production skill and … Continue reading

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