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Posted by pennytrains on Friday, April 9, 2021 6:44 PM

My mother passed away on Easter at sundown.

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Friday, April 9, 2021 6:49 PM

Oh my dear God.  Becky, I am so sorry to hear that.

Please accept my sincere condolances.  

I don't have the words.

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Posted by fifedog on Friday, April 9, 2021 6:55 PM

Somehow I felt this had happened. My condolences, Becky. Angel here for her, and you.

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Posted by KRM on Friday, April 9, 2021 7:18 PM

So sad Becky, it is the proper order of things but no help to the pain. Prayers for you and yours. Angel

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Friday, April 9, 2021 7:25 PM

I am very, very sorry for your loss! Please accept my condolences. Life is so very fragile.

Paul

my mom passed away suddenly 3 years ago, it was a very sad time. The only good thing was the time spent with my brothers settling her estate. I usually don't see them as much. It helped.

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Posted by York1 on Friday, April 9, 2021 8:30 PM

Very sorry to hear that.  You have our sympathy.

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Posted by smokey1 on Friday, April 9, 2021 8:48 PM

Penny, so sorry to hear. My condolences to you and anyone who knew her. 

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Posted by Banks on Saturday, April 10, 2021 8:54 AM

So so sorry Becky. Prayers for you and yours.

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Saturday, April 10, 2021 9:23 PM

Becky, Vince "The Miningman" asked me to pass along his sympathies over your loss, which I said I would do gladly. 

He sends his regrets and condolances.

Mike "Wanswheel" sends his condolances as well.  He remembers your wonderful Christmas displays!  

"Miningman" and "Wanswheel" are banned from all aspects of the Forums so they have to speak through me.  I'm honored to be the messenger.

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Posted by phrankenstign on Sunday, April 11, 2021 1:05 PM

I'm sorry to learn what happened.  Hopefully she passed away as peacefully as possible.  One consolation is she'll always live on in your memories.  Be strong.

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Posted by Firesteel on Sunday, April 11, 2021 6:29 PM

I'm sorry to hear about your loss Becky. I haven't visited the forum often enough lately, so I am a little late offering my condolences. My father passed away last May, and I find myself still missing him. It seems we often hope everything will stay the same, but sadly, the good people in our lives can't be with us forever. Best wishes to you and your family.

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Posted by anjdevil2 on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 3:17 PM

My sincere and heartfelt condolences to you and your family, Becky.

May your Mom rest in peace and you have joyful and happy memories of her.

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Posted by pennytrains on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:30 PM

Thanks guys!  It helps!  Kisses

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Posted by cheapclassics on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:04 PM

Good evening all,

More than a day late and a dollar short, but Becky please accept my condolences on the loss of your mom.  I had heard references on other threads here but had not had time to check.  I hope you find some comfort in knowing she is at peace. 

Yours sincerely,

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Thursday, April 15, 2021 4:05 PM

Becky - so sorry for your loss Angel

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Posted by pennytrains on Thursday, April 15, 2021 5:33 PM

Thanks!  Kisses

I'll tell you one thing,it's shaping up to be exactly the kind of estate sale I would attend Tongue Tied:

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Posted by Banks on Monday, May 3, 2021 8:55 PM

Becky.......did you find a way to save Disney Land??

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Posted by pennytrains on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6:45 PM

Not yet.  My lawyer thinks I shouldn't try to sell it because of the copyright issues.  It looks more and more like I'll be saving the trains and some electrical bits and "going godzilla" on the rest.

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:51 PM

I don't know, I would think as long as you don't have the name "Disney" on any of the articles or even mention or suggest the name it would be all right, but then I'm not a lawyer, and my My 2 Cents is worth exactly that! 

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Posted by Banks on Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:53 PM

Becky....I'd hate to see that happen . Maybe offer it on some other platforms with more exposure such as Facebook marketplace 

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Posted by fifedog on Friday, May 7, 2021 7:54 AM

Idea  May I suggest the Children's Toy & Doll Museum, in Marietta, OH.

Looking at their Facebook page, would be a lovely home for such a lovely collection.

 

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Posted by pennytrains on Friday, May 7, 2021 6:16 PM

I've thought about that too.  Not that specific museum per'se, but donating at any rate.  My problems are two fold.  One, the museum charges admission and then they're making money off it.  Two, and this one's the biggie in my book, this stuff really wasn't built to "museum quality" standards.  I'm not an electrician, just a hobbyist who's reasonably sure this stuff won't burn under "normal circumstances."  Meaning operating under controlled conditions with supervision using the system I had at the time it was built and operated here.

My uncle is the executor of the estate and also in charge of the trust that will give me a short bit of time to find a way of supporting myself in whatever new place I end up living in.  So he was here today and he's going to ask the lawyer about it.  I have the same issue with my Christmas decorations.  If I donate them to say Midwest Railway Preservation Society to set up around the roundhouse, can, and will they get in trouble even though they accept "suggested donations" during open houses but also collect outright ticket fees for Christmas runs.

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Posted by York1 on Friday, May 7, 2021 6:22 PM

pennytrains
One, the museum charges admission and then they're making money off it.

pennytrains
If I donate them to say Midwest Railway Preservation Society to set up around the roundhouse, can, and will they get in trouble even though they accept "suggested donations" during open houses but also collect outright ticket fees for Christmas runs.

 

If those places are non-profits, which most museums and other similar places are, I don't believe there would be any issue with donating things to them, or even selling things to them.  I don't believe it would matter whether or not they charge admission.

Good luck!

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Posted by phrankenstign on Sunday, May 9, 2021 11:56 PM

If you have to find a place to live and a way to support yourself, then that's a much higher priority than saving Disneyland.  You need to make sure YOU find a safe place to make your new home.  Whether you can save Disneyland or not is not as important as your livelihood.  After all, you'll always have your memories of it and your amazing book!

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Posted by smokey1 on Monday, May 10, 2021 6:28 AM

Another idea you may try, eBay local pick-up only or Craigslist. But either way, I would have someone with you during pick-up.

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Posted by pennytrains on Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:03 PM

REPRIEVE!

The train buyer who came today is going to take the models to a show in September and try to sell them!  Big Smile

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