R.i.p. Andy Rooney

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by backdoorchicken, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. cravenchx

    cravenchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to speak like him when I grow up!
    I so enjoyed listening to him!
    May God bless him!
     
  2. FourPawz

    FourPawz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "I've done a lot of complaining here, but of all the things I've complained about, I can't complain about my life." ~ Andy Rooney
     
  3. turney31

    turney31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hate to hear that.... [​IMG]
     
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Oh no! I love his comments and his books!
     
  5. country lady

    country lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I enjoyed his life experiences during WWII. That era always fascinates me and there are few WWII veterans or newsmen alive now.
     
  6. BusyBlonde

    BusyBlonde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The world has lost a rare and wonderful man. Andy Rooney had wit, wisdom, compassion, and honesty - and shared it with us all. I watched his farewell to 60 Minutes, and looking back it was almost like he wrote his own eulogy. He touched many lives and will be greatly missed.
     
  7. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really liked Andy Rooney.

    But, there is a lesson here: Do NOT retire. He lived 92 years and just after he retires, he dies. I've seen that happen a lot.
     
  8. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Actually he hadn't retired, he was still doing his column. The real lesson is to stay away from doctors, especially surgeons and, most of all, hospitals. He went in for minor surgery and didn't survive it. That being said, Andy was the conscience we needed and willing to say things that normal people thought but never verbalized. He'll be missed for that because now everyone has an agenda.
     
  9. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Actually he hadn't retired, he was still doing his column. The real lesson is to stay away from doctors, especially surgeons and, most of all, hospitals. He went in for minor surgery and didn't survive it. That being said, Andy was the conscience we needed and willing to say things that normal people thought but never verbalized. He'll be missed for that because now everyone has an agenda.

    I meant that sorta as a joke, anyway.
     

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