4 and Counting...

Sparks Of Insanity By Vinny "Bond" Marini Wednesday, September 02, 2009

And even with the excitement, real life still continues.

A few weeks ago a young man, David Bachner, that my son Matt helped coach was found dead on the floor in his home by his mom.

Matt has been greatly impacted by this event and it brought me back to the first friend I lost.

Matt and a couple of other guys put together a drive for t-shirts honoring David for a scholarship the high school is starting in his honor.

Yesterday, Matt sent me the following link.

It is a story worth reading. FIND IT HERE

Thank you for all of your well wishes...to those of you who sit on The Couch and will be making your way to Memphis - please travel safe.

Don't forget the big CD give-away...send your friends...let them comment and vote and you both can win great music...

Pictures...yeah..LOTS AND LOTS of pictures after we return and I get the computer set up over at my new home!

One more post this week...

19 Of Your Sparks

  1. Matt-Man Says:
  2. Good luck you both. Cheers!!

  3. Micky-T Says:
  4. I'd of taken the week before the wedding off from work too.

    Your so comitted.

  5. DrillerAA09 Says:
  6. Again, may the God of all creation grant you all of the joys of marriage for many years to come.

    When a youngster passes, we are all reminded of our mortality and that we are not guaranteed tomorrow's light. The question is, "Am I prepared to step into eternity?"

  7. Angell Says:
  8. I'll be thinking of you guys. Have a wonderful wedding, take lots of pictures and raise a glass for absent friends.

    Here, I shall do the same.

    Lots of love to you and Nancy both. And hugs to Matt. It's a tough thing to go through.

    Smooches, hugs, gropes and LOVE.

  9. Bond Says:
  10. MATT: Thanks and sorry you can't be here

    MICKEY-T: LOL If I had that kind of time, I would have....

    DRILLERAA: Thank you Sir...I know I have found what you and your bride have

    ANGELL: Thanks Angell...HUGS back

  11. Jay Says:
  12. I bet the days just get longer and longer as the week drags on. Almost there dude! And Nancy still hasn't run off! LOL ;-)

  13. Bond Says:
  14. JAY: I have her tied in the closet..she is not going anywhere!

  15. Mags Says:
  16. Best of luck to you and Nancy-I know you don't need it though b/c you have such a strong bond (ha ha ha).

    Love to you both...

  17. Jay Says:
  18. LOL .. Well make sure you have an IV hooked up to her so she gets plenty of nutrients and stuff. That's what I usually do with my victims .. er .. uh .. well anyway. You know what I mean. ;-)

  19. Starrlight Says:
  20. That was a lovely story and I am glad I know now who these two young men were. Thank you for sharing that and my condolences to Matt. What a hard thing to have to hear.

    As to you and Nancy, I have one thing to say. ENJOY your day. It is after all *your* day =)

  21. Bond Says:
  22. MAGS: Thank you from both of us

    JAY: LOL of course the IV is hooked up!

    STARR: You know my need to share these stories..He has been profoundly changed in his attitude ...it is not always 'tomorrow is another day' as much anymore...life is infinite

    THANKS you Starr...you know we wish you could have joined us.

  23. Damn you, Vinny. Just when I was starting to feel sorry for myself, you go and have me read this story about young life gone too soon. Damn you for slapping me in the face. And thanks. I needed it.

    I am very, very excited for you and Nancy, and I can't wait to hear about and see the details of your fabulous celebration. I send my heartfelt hugs and best wishes for you both; you both deserve all the happiness in the world.

  24. Julie Says:
  25. *sneaks into the closet to get Nancy out*

  26. katherine. Says:
  27. sigh. I send peace of heart prayers to Matt. So tough to lose someone so young and vital.

  28. katherine. Says:
  29. and to you and Nancy....peace of mind with what I would bet are a whole slew of details.

    Wish I could escape to be there.

  30. JohnH985 Says:
  31. Such a tragic story.

    Four days to what? Just kidding! I know you'll have a wonderful wedding and honeymoon and life...

    Thanks for taking the time in I know what must be a lot more on your mind and leaving a response to my contest on Voices. I know I at least got one :)

  32. Travis Says:
  33. I'm very sorry for the loss of Matt's friend.

  34. Mimi Lenox Says:
  35. Sending prayers to Matt.

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