Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Patrick Swayze August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009

How many of you watched your Dirty Dancing DVD today? I did. I loved his energy and the way he moved. He was born to dance. He will be missed.

Patrick Swayze lost his battle to pancreatic cancer after a 20-month long fight. I think that Jennifer Grey (his co-star in Dirty Dancing) said it better than I can.

She said: "Patrick was a rare and beautiful combination of raw masculinity and amazing grace. Gorgeous and strong, he was a real cowboy with a tender heart. He was fearless and insisted on always doing his own stunts, so it was not surprising to me that the war he waged on his cancer was so courageous and dignified.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oKUTOLSeMM&feature=related
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My life has changed in the last couple of years - some bumps, I retired from quilting, and then I moved to Texas. I'm anxious to see what new adventures await me in the next phase of my life.

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