Wednesday, October 5, 2011

R.I.P Steve Jobs

  It was a very sad note tonight.

http://www.npr.org/2011/10/05/123826622/apple-visionary-steve-jobs-dies-at-56 

Steve Jobs has succumbed to pancreatic cancer, well before his time.  He was only 56 years old.  Yet he worked right up until he couldn't any more.  And whether he is Steve Jobs, or the ordinary school teacher, or house wife, mother, father, or the neighbor down the street, I admire the strength, fortitude and courage, of those who have to fight through a devastating disease like this, and still deliver right up to the end, whatever it is they need to finish, usually for others...

I am sure he didn't feel he was finished by any means, and my heart goes out to his family and close friends.

SOO many people complained, about the new IPhone 5 not being put out, when the public thought it would....KNOWING that he was fighting, for years, this disease, that can kill in a matter of months. 

I don't own any Apple products, although my dream has been for years to someday own a Mac, they are presently out of my price range, but he had a brilliant mind, none the less, and a valuable life was ended too soon.

 Steve Jobs holds up an iPhone at the Apple Worldwide   Developers Conference in San  Francisco in June 2010.

See you later,

Think of all those, tonight, who have lost a friend, or loved one, whether Steve Job's family, or the neighbor down the street...and help them come through this time, as we all have to someday...

Janie

10 comments:

  1. ...I didn't know... Oh, I'm just heartbroken. I knew he probably stepped down due to this illness. But he'd beaten it for so long. Such a sad thing. He was a genius.
    Brenda

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  2. Brilliant man, gone too soon.

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  3. It s very sad. Who knows what other genius he would have introduced to us next.
    Pancreatic cancer is a horrid disease, and usually kills in a few months. He fought it for a long time, coming back again and again over the last 2 years, after his liver transplant.

    Sad that he was so young..too young to die.

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  4. I love my iphone... this man was a genius and seems like he was also a genuine person. Sad to hear of his passing after a courageous battle.

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  5. He pushed everyone's limits..makes you wonder if things will slow down on the tech front. Which wold be sad. He made it exciting..everyone thinking "whats next"...I think he had so much more left in him...very sad.
    I know I look forward to getting an Ipad and maybe even some day an IPhone too...keeps you sharp..

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  6. It is really very sad. Holly Becker did a really nice post today about his passing over at decor8blog.com She had a nice compilation of quotes from Steve. It's nice to read your thoughts about it here too. xo

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  7. He was a genius. But he was a son, a husband, a father, and friend. And that's the sadness, isn't it? I am an Apple fan, have been for a very long time. I hope the legacy continues.

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  8. I agree - the man had courage and strength that had to be admired.. I don't own a MAC - would love to someday - but our home has 2 IPods and 1 Ipad and they are they are definitely worth the money... Love my IPad - I can even blog on it!
    I've Become My Mother
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  9. What I think was most amazing was, he stayed true to himself, his priorities, even in business, and what was important to him and his family. From what is said about him, he did not let money change him. His wife appears to be equally as amazing.

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  10. The world has lost another light, it's just that much darker here.....

    He was an amazing man.

    Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

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