• Health Update

    From Erich B.@1:103/705 to All on Tue Apr 5 12:56:30 2022
    I haven't been feeling too well these days. I think my health is worsening over time. That's why I haven't been able to participate as much as I would like to do. ;-(

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  • From Flavio@2:460/256 to Erich B. on Tue Apr 5 23:03:07 2022
    I haven't been feeling too well these days. I think my health is worsening over
    time. That's why I haven't been able to participate as much as I would like to
    do. ;-(
    $ The Millionaire $

    Have some rest and get well soon, my friend.
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  • From August Abolins@2:460/256 to Erich B. on Wed Apr 6 01:00:14 2022
    Hi Erich...

    I haven't been feeling too well these days. I think my health is worsening over
    time. That's why I haven't been able to participate as much as I would like to
    do. ;-(
    $ The Millionaire $

    Chime in when you can. Looking forward to hearing from you. It certainly can't be the best situation in the world to be bed-ridden as you are. This (echomail) is probably the most reasonable way for you to communicate on your schedule and be in touch with the outside world.

    Were you a market exec in a previous job? Your little "ads" in the ECHO_ADS are funny and interesting.

    Ciao!
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  • From Erich B.@1:103/705 to August Abolins on Tue Apr 5 16:55:39 2022
    Hi Erich...

    Chime in when you can. Looking forward to hearing from you. It certainly can't be the best situation in the world to be bed-ridden as you are. This (echomail) is probably the most reasonable way for you to communicate on your schedule and be in touch with the outside world.

    Were you a market exec in a previous job? Your little "ads" in the ECHO_ADS are funny and interesting.

    Ciao!
    /|ug (https://t.me/aabolins)

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    I wish I was. Just watched too many television commercials over the years and studied them all. :-)

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  • From Flavio Bessa@4:801/188 to Erich B. on Wed Apr 6 11:23:52 2022
    On 05 Apr 2022, Erich B. said the following...

    I wish I was. Just watched too many television commercials over the
    years and studied them all. :-)

    That is interesting. What's your take on them? Which commercials had
    most impact on people?

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  • From Erich B.@1:103/705 to Erich B. on Wed Apr 27 15:44:33 2022
    I have been in the hospital for a few days. My health is not doing so well.

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  • From August Abolins@1:153/757.21 to Erich B. on Wed Apr 27 21:02:00 2022
    Hello Erich B.!

    ** On Wednesday 27.04.22 - 15:44, Erich B. wrote to Erich B.:

    I have been in the hospital for a few days. My health is
    not doing so well.

    Nice of you to be in touch. Sorry to hear about the hospital
    visit. Hope you can find a way to cope with the health issues.

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  • From Erich B.@1:103/705 to All on Fri May 27 15:44:29 2022
    I'm doing only 4 days a week of iPad now due to my health issues. The other 3 days I lay down on the bed more now. :-(

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  • From August Abolins@1:153/757.21 to Erich B. on Fri May 27 19:55:00 2022
    Hello Erich B.!

    ** On Friday 27.05.22 - 15:44, Erich B. wrote to All:

    I'm doing only 4 days a week of iPad now due to my health
    issues. The other 3 days I lay down on the bed more now.
    :-(

    On those 3 "off" days, what's left to do? Stare at the ceiling?

    Can lift up a book and perhaps feed your brain that way?

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  • From Erich B.@1:103/705 to August Abolins on Fri May 27 18:15:42 2022
    Hello Erich B.!

    ** On Friday 27.05.22 - 15:44, Erich B. wrote to All:

    On those 3 "off" days, what's left to do? Stare at the ceiling?

    Can lift up a book and perhaps feed your brain that way?

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    I just rest. I cannot read books with my shoulders anymore.

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  • From August Abolins@1:153/757.21 to Erich B. on Fri May 27 21:45:00 2022
    Hello Erich B.!

    ** On Friday 27.05.22 - 18:15, Erich B. wrote to August Abolins:

    Can <you> lift up a book and perhaps feed your brain that
    way?


    I just rest. I cannot read books with my shoulders anymore.

    Do you have a private room? Can you crank up some good tunes,
    radio, or even an audio book?

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  • From Erich B.@1:103/705 to August Abolins on Wed Jun 22 17:41:25 2022
    Hello Erich B.!

    ** On Friday 27.05.22 - 18:15, Erich B. wrote to August Abolins:

    Do you have a private room? Can you crank up some good tunes,
    radio, or even an audio book?

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    Yes, I have a private room. I crank up some good tunes on my iPad.

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  • From George Pope@1:153/757 to Erich B. on Tue Aug 9 11:04:08 2022
    I have been in the hospital for a few days. My health is not doing so well.
    $ The Millionaire $

    Crappy. I'm positive for C19, as is my family. . .:(

    It's harsh symptoms, but luckily we're strong & healthy, more or less & per our GP, the best defense now is our own bodies.

    I've cut back work, of course, & any other activities requiring clear focus, as I get fuzzy and tired, with the aches & pains. . .

    Plus I got a kidney stone working its way through my kidney & ureter quite painfully, on top of the Covid. . . :P

    Sucks. . .

    Glad I can sit up & stay at home. . . & live mostly independently. . . (no choice -- I'm not asking also-sick family members to do things for me)

    Get well & 100% soon, Erich! & get out of the hospital (proper discharge) -- the worst place to be if you're sick (or well)





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  • From George Pope@1:153/757 to Erich B. on Tue Aug 9 11:05:20 2022
    I have been in the hospital for a few days. My health is not doing so well.

    What are you in for? How long to go on your discharge plan? Do they let you view it & have full input towards it?

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  • From Mike Powell@1:2320/105 to ERICH B. on Tue Aug 9 16:27:00 2022
    I have been in the hospital for a few days. My health is not doing so well.

    Hope you get better soon. Good to see you around again.


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  • From George Pope@1:153/757 to Erich B. on Wed Mar 1 08:52:56 2023
    I'm doing only 4 days a week of iPad now due to my health issues. The other 3 days I lay down on the bed more now. :-(

    Bummer; what kind of health issue? I get my owndays/weeks like this, too. . .

    But no iPad, so I'm just offline for a time if I need to take restful healing time. . .

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  • From George Pope@1:153/757 to Erich B. on Wed Mar 1 08:54:36 2023
    August A. wrote:
    Hello Erich B.!
    ** On Friday 27.05.22 - 15:44, Erich B. wrote to All:
    On those 3 "off" days, what's left to do? Stare at the ceiling?
    Can lift up a book and perhaps feed your brain that way?

    You replied:
    I just rest. I cannot read books with my shoulders anymore.

    Can you play audio books? Or set your iPad on it's side to watch video or read?


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  • From Rob Swindell@1:103/705 to Erich B. on Thu Mar 2 10:17:54 2023
    Re: Health Update
    By: Erich B. to August Abolins on Wed Jun 22 2022 05:41 pm

    I haven't heard from Erich (The Millionaire) in several months. I fear for the worst. If anyone's heard anything, I'd appreciate knowing that Erich is (or is not as the case may be) with us.

    Thanks,
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  • From Aug@2:460/256 to Rob Swindell on Thu Mar 2 21:23:53 2023
    Hi Rob...

    Re: Health Update
    By: Erich B. to August Abolins on Wed Jun 22 2022 05:41 pm
    I haven't heard from Erich (The Millionaire) in several months. I fear for the worst. If anyone's heard anything, I'd appreciate knowing that Erich is (or is not as the case may be) with us.
    Thanks,
    --
    digital man (rob)
    Sling Blade quote #23:
    Karl: I reckon I'm gonna have to get used to looking at pretty people. Norco, CA WX: 49.6F, 58.0% humidity, 6 mph SE wind, 0.03 inches rain/24hrs

    The last post I get here from Eric is 01/09/21 .. so that would be September 1, '21.

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  • From Mike Powell@1:2320/105 to ROB SWINDELL on Thu Mar 2 15:46:00 2023
    I haven't heard from Erich (The Millionaire) in several months. I fear for the >orst. If anyone's heard anything, I'd appreciate knowing that Erich is (or is

    t as the case may be) with us.

    I have also been wondering about him. Hope he is well.

    Mike

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  • From Alan Ianson@1:153/757 to Rob Swindell on Thu Mar 2 13:22:22 2023
    I haven't heard from Erich (The Millionaire) in several months. I fear for the worst. If anyone's heard anything, I'd appreciate knowing that Erich is (or is not as the case may be) with us.

    I haven't heard from Erich in a year or so.

    The last time I heard from Erich he asked me to take over his MOBILE echo. When I asked him why he told me it was because he had health concerns.

    I don't know exactly what he meant by that and I haven't heard from him since.

    He annoyed me at times but I supposed I annoyed him at times too.

    I hope he is in a good place, wherever he is.

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  • From Rob Swindell@1:103/705 to Aug on Thu Mar 2 13:50:26 2023
    Re: Health Update
    By: Aug to Rob Swindell on Thu Mar 02 2023 09:23 pm

    Hi Rob...

    Re: Health Update
    By: Erich B. to August Abolins on Wed Jun 22 2022 05:41 pm
    I haven't heard from Erich (The Millionaire) in several months. I fear for the worst. If anyone's heard anything, I'd appreciate knowing that Erich is (or is not as the case may be) with us.
    Thanks,
    --
    digital man (rob)
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    Karl: I reckon I'm gonna have to get used to looking at pretty people. Norco, CA WX: 49.6F, 58.0% humidity, 6 mph SE wind, 0.03 inches rain/24hrs

    The last post I get here from Eric is 01/09/21 .. so that would be September 1, '21.

    Erich last posted on this echo in June of last year:


    Subj: Health Update Synchronet Attr: Replied To : August Abolins
    From: Erich B. #527 Date: Wed Jun 22 2022 05:41 pm PDT (8.4 months ago) software

    ... And last logged onto Vertrauen on June 23rd of last year.
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  • From August Abolins@1:153/757.21 to Rob Swindell on Thu Mar 2 17:52:00 2023
    Hello Rob Swindell!

    The last post I get here from Eric is 01/09/21 .. so that
    would be September 1, '21.

    Erich last posted on this echo in June of last year:

    From: Erich B. #527
    Date: Wed Jun 22 2022 05:41 pm PDT (8.4 months ago)

    ... And last logged onto Vertrauen on June 23rd of last year.

    On Mar 18 2022 he posted a message in MOBILE that he would not
    be able to continue to moderate that echo.

    He described his situation as bedridden and needed help with
    practically everything. He was also in a lot of pain most of
    the time. Tapping away on a tablet was one way he could reach
    out to communicate.

    Perhaps someone in Fido-land knows him from several years prior
    and could possibly track down more info?

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  • From Mike Powell@1:2320/105 to ALAN IANSON on Fri Mar 3 15:52:00 2023
    The last time I heard from Erich he asked me to take over his MOBILE echo.
    hen
    I asked him why he told me it was because he had health concerns.

    I asked him about why he gave up the echo and he said it was because the board he frequented (yours I guess) no longer ran Synchronet. I saw him a time
    or two after than in the Dovenet echos.


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  • From Alan Ianson@1:153/757 to Mike Powell on Fri Mar 3 13:39:46 2023
    I asked him about why he gave up the echo and he said it was because the board he frequented (yours I guess) no longer ran Synchronet. I saw him a time or two after than in the Dovenet echos.

    I don't know why that would make a difference. He frequented other BBSs to, Vertrauen at least.

    He had his own BBS also (Park Avenue Place). I helped him set that up. That was Synchronet. I don't know why he didn't keep that up.

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  • From August Abolins@1:153/757.21 to Alan Ianson on Fri Mar 3 22:47:00 2023
    He had his own BBS also (Park Avenue Place). I helped him
    set that up. That was Synchronet. I don't know why he
    didn't keep that up.

    When was the last time you helped with that? I think it was in
    March '22 when he posted his leaving the MOBILE echo.

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  • From Alan Ianson@1:153/757 to August Abolins on Fri Mar 3 20:35:32 2023
    He had his own BBS also (Park Avenue Place). I helped him
    set that up. That was Synchronet. I don't know why he
    didn't keep that up.

    When was the last time you helped with that? I think it was in
    March '22 when he posted his leaving the MOBILE echo.

    That was a year or so before the mobile area was created.

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  • From August Abolins@1:153/757.21 to Alan Ianson on Sat Mar 4 08:39:00 2023
    Hello Alan!

    That was a year or so before the mobile area was created.

    I tried searching obits but found nothing that looked right.
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  • From Alan Ianson@1:153/757 to August Abolins on Sat Mar 4 13:03:38 2023
    That was a year or so before the mobile area was created.

    I tried searching obits but found nothing that looked right.

    Like so many people I have talked to in Fidonet or other nets I don't know much about Erich. I think his name is Erich and I think he lived in Surrey, but beyond that I don't know anything about him.

    He may have left the planet or he may be busy with other things.

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  • From Rob Swindell@1:103/705 to Alan Ianson on Sat Mar 4 13:23:53 2023
    Re: Health Update
    By: Alan Ianson to August Abolins on Sat Mar 04 2023 01:03 pm

    That was a year or so before the mobile area was created.

    I tried searching obits but found nothing that looked right.

    Like so many people I have talked to in Fidonet or other nets I don't know much about Erich. I think his name is Erich and I think he lived in Surrey, but beyond that I don't know anything about him.

    His full name, as far as I know, is/was Erich Bublitz.

    He may have left the planet or he may be busy with other things.

    Hopefully the latter.
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  • From August Abolins@1:153/757.21 to Rob Swindell on Sun Mar 5 14:36:00 2023
    Hello Rob!

    His full name, as far as I know, is/was Erich Bublitz.

    Do you know where he was calling/connecting from to your BBS?

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  • From Rob Swindell@1:103/705 to August Abolins on Sun Mar 5 11:41:28 2023
    Re: Health Update
    By: August Abolins to Rob Swindell on Sun Mar 05 2023 02:36 pm

    Hello Rob!

    His full name, as far as I know, is/was Erich Bublitz.

    Do you know where he was calling/connecting from to your BBS?

    Surrey, B.C.
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