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Last updated on August 6th, 2017 at 07:27 am
It’s not been easy to work today, or do anything, following the latest sad news about Cathy Seipp. Daughter Maia is nursing Cathy through her final days; Los Angeles won’t ever be the same.
UPDATE. Tributes to Cathy.
UPDATE II. A Cathy Seipp tribute from Brady Westwater:
It’s so hard to imagine a world where I will never see or hear Cathy again …
Damn straight. Cathy rocked. But at least we can see Cathy again via Matt Welch’s photographs.
- Such sad news. Cathy is one of a kind—she will be so missed. The condolence thread is very touching. God speed, Cathy.Posted by Kyda Sylvester on 2007 03 20 at 12:19 AM • permalink
- So sad.
God bless Cathy and Maia both.
To give credit where credit’s due, it looks like very-left-wing LA Times columnist Patt Morrison left a kind message at Cathy’s blog.Posted by Spiny Norman on 2007 03 20 at 12:24 AM • permalink
- This news puts my own problems back in the proper perspective. Which is to say, they’re insignificant.Posted by SwinishCapitalist on 2007 03 20 at 01:51 AM • permalink
- Maybe not the most appropiate requiem but one that I love.
What of the hunting, hunter bold?
Brother, the watch was long and cold.
What of the quarry ye went to kill?
Brother, he crops in the Jungle still.
Where is the power that made your pride?
Brother, it ebbs from my flank and side.
Where is the haste that ye hurry by?
Brother, I go to my lair—to die!
From Kipling.Posted by thefrollickingmole on 2007 03 20 at 04:09 AM • permalink
- How very, very sad. Her poor daughter.Posted by Mr. Bingley on 2007 03 20 at 06:50 AM • permalink
- A dreadful and heart wrending situation.
We have just had a big drive for leukemia, the worlds greatest shave
I sponsored someone whose Mum died of leukemia.
- This sucks.Posted by Jim Treacher on 2007 03 20 at 04:21 PM • permalink
- My annual July 4 post “Odes to Liberty” has, since 2005, included a Cathy Seipp excerpt among the various quotes in my tribute to America’s Independence Day:
“Funny that the same people to whom diversity is a holy word so often bemoan diversity of opinion as divisive. But in a democracy, politics are naturally divisive: you vote for this candidate and someone else votes for that one; you vote yes (or no) on a proposition and other citizens disagree. What’s not divisive? Saddam and his 99.96% of the vote. That’s how it went during the previous Iraqi election—an illustration of the Latin roots of the word fascism, which actually means a bunch of sticks all tied together in one big unhappy unified bunch, and not (despite what many assume) any variation from p.c. received-wisdom regarding gay rights, affirmative action, bilingual education, etc. This election was different because it was divisive, which means it was better.”
Good words to remember.Posted by Alan K. Henderson on 2007 03 21 at 07:38 AM • permalink