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August 02, 2009


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Jim of Superior

You have my deepest condolences. May your grandfather rest in peace.


My condolences to you and your family.


My condolences to you and your family. Take your time, we can wait.

Mike in Phoenix

My condolences Mike, to you and your family.


Deepest sympathies and regrets. Per aspera ad astra.

Antonio from Portugal

Sorry to hear about your loss, Mike. My prayers are with your family.


Never commented before, but wanted to say how sorry I am for you. That's a very sweet picture of you two.

As kanmuri said above, we all appreciate what you do, and hope you will take all the time you need.



My condolences to you and your family. My prayers are with you.

Lima - Peru

Lance W.

I'm sorry to hear of your loss. I offer my condolences to you and your family.


I'm so sorry to hear that, Mike. I've also never posted before, but because of your podcast, I feel like you are a little part of my life. You have my deepest condolences. Take care of yourself.


Sans Testicles



We pray to you, most holy Manes, that you admit this man, William Duncan, among you, and may he forever protect and advise his family.

My condolences, Mike.


I'm very sorry to hear that. I've also never posted before. You have my deepest condolences.

Carlos Cabanillas

My condolences to you and your family.

Jeff Davis

Sorry to hear of your loss. My condolences to you & your family.


Sorry about your loss. We're all thinking of you.



Don't know what to say except that, I'm sorry to hear about your Grandfather passing. My heart goes out to you and your family.


Sorry for your loss. I have never posted before either, but felt compelled to express my sympathy for you and your family.

Matt from Syd Australia


Jamie Jardine

My sincere condolences to you and of your family. Some things take priority over other matters. Take care

Isle of Wight


My condolences Mike. Absolutely focus on your family.


Sorry. Condolences.

Mal Roberts


My heart goes out to you. Thanks for posting the fishing photo - it speaks volumes. Grandfathers seem so full of graceful wisdom as to be unknowable, in a very ObiWan way. I'm sure he's watching over you from the blue fuzzy afterlife and smiling proudly.

Take care of yourself.
Sydney - Australia


Very sorry to hear that, you take your time. Family and friends are more important than anything. Take care!


My condolences, Mike. Take care.


My sincere condolences, Mike. Please take care.

Nic Payton

My deepest condolences Mike, He must have been very proud of you, especially when he listened to your podcasts and saw the approbation from your regular listeners. Take care, and take your time.



I am sorry for your loss.


my condolences to you and your family.
I always enjoy your excellent podcast and the academic treatment you give it


My Condolences to you and your family


I'm another first time poster but you're a part of our family and I had to send my condolences. Anyone who had a part in your upbringing, especially a grandfather, has my eternal respect. You are a testament to your grandfather and I'm sure he is proud. Take all the time you need.


I'm sorry for your loss, Mike. All of our thoughts are with you--take all the time you need.


Sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you.


So sorry for your troubles. Condolences to you and your family. TH, NY, NY.


Take as much time as you need, we'll still be here.

My condolences, Kyle

Gaius Baltar

Good lookin out Mike. Family first.
Your ever grateful legion of fans awaits your return patiently, and wishes your family all the best.

Marco Antonio

My deepest respects, Mike. Really sorry for that terrible loss. May your grandfather be now among other great man in peace.


My sincere condolences.

Liz Tracey

I'm so sorry for your loss and that of your family.

Take care.

Josh W

hey mike, my deepest sympathies for you and your families loss.


I'm so sorry.

Jeffrey Eisenberg

I'm very sorry for you and your family's loss. My sincere condolences to all who mourn his passing.


My sympathies to you and your family. Please take your time.


Sorry for your loss. Take care.



Mike, I'm saddened to hear of your loss and send my condolences and prayers for you and your family. Steve Carr, Cincinnati, OH, USA


Sorry to hear that. Take care.


The eternal maxim: grief is the price we pay for love. My condolences, Mike.

Dr Gemma

Death be not proud, though some have called thee
Mighty and dreadfull, for, thou art not soe,
For, those, whom thou think'st, thou dost overthrow,
Die not, poore death, nor yet canst thou kill mee.
From rest and sleepe, which but thy pictures bee,
Much pleasure, then from thee, much more must flow,
And soonest our best men with thee doe goe,
Rest of their bones, and soules deliverie.
Thou art slave to Fate, Chance, kings, and desperate men,
And dost with poyson, warre, and sicknesse dwell,
And poppie, or charmes can make us sleepe as well,
And better then thy stroake; why swell'st thou then?
One short sleepe past, wee wake eternally,
And death shall be no more; death, thou shalt die.

John Donne

My prayers to you and your family.


I join the chorus, take the time to mourn the loss, take care of yourself and family.

Seadna O'Maoldomhnaigh

My sincerest condolences on your loss. Our prayers are with you in this difficult period.


Mike, My condolences on your loss. Peyton


My sympathies for your loss.


Take care, Mike. Thanks for doing this podcast - it's hard, often thankless, work and we really ought to give you a Roman Triumph, cheering plebs and all, if you manage to finish the series. My condolences from way over here in the United Arab Emirates.


Sorry to hear of your loss.

Erik Vold

I'm sorry to hear that Mike, my condolences to you and your family.

John F.

My deepest condolences to you and your family, Mike.

John - New York


I am sorry for your loss, Mike. Take care.

Tallinn - Estonia.

Andre Wemans

My condolences to you and your family in this difficult time. We all can wait so please take the time you and your family need. Andre Wemans


You have your priorities in order and I don't see how anyone can be upset with that. Do what you have to do and take care.

Best wishes,



My condolences Mike. Like many of the other posters, I haven't posted before, but I wanted you to know that I deeply appreciate the awesomenss of what you do..please,take all the time you need. Take care.


My condolences to you and your family. And don't worry about your fans : we can wait !


Let me add my voice to the condolences. Prayers are with your and your family.


I'm sorry for your loss.


I remember my grandfather fondly, I hope you do as well, my condolences you and the family...everyone is behind you, take your time.

Phil Canning

My deepest sympathies to you and your family


Mike, I am so sorry for your loss. It's a great photo and you're in our prayers. Your grandfather must have been so proud of you for creating such a fantastic podcast.


I am sorry to hear of your loss, my condolences to you and your family during this time.

I hope you are well and, as above, take all the time you need.


Charles Shewmake

Mike, your loyal following will wait while you take care of your family and yourself.

Luke Willis

My deepest sympathies to you and your family.

Terry Reilly

Sorry to hear about your loss. No need to rush back, we can wait ,you have more important matters on your mind. Take care .


Condolences, and take care

Dave Sather

Take care and don't worry about us, be with your family


My condolences. I have enjoyed your series very much, thank you for sharing your passion with all of us.


Great picture. My Grandfather used to take me fishing a lot, as well. He was the best man I ever knew and probably ever will. I hope that one day I can be half the man he was. I thank God every day that I had the chance to tell him that before he passed away. My heart goes out to you and your family.


Mike sorry for your loss.You and your family have my condolences.I have never posted before but wanted to let you know all your loyal listeners will be here for you.Take all the time you need. God Bless.

Taylor Bowden

Sorry for your families loss Mike. I hope you take all the time you need.


So sorry about your Grandfather. Take time for family, we will be here when you are ready to come back.


Take your time...condolences.


My condolences, Mike. Take your time.

Greg Crane

Dear Mike,

I reckon a lot of people out in THOR-land think of you as a friend, so I hope you know a lot of people will be thinking of you at this sad time. Great photo - your granfather looks like he was a good man

Best Wishes,

- Greg (High Wycombe, UK)


It may help when a loved one dies to remember all of their qualities that live on in you. I wish you well.


I'm very sorry to hear about your Grandfather. You have my prayers and condolences.

Jo Pulcini

Mike, you make a lot of our lives more enjoyable and learned. I'm sure your grandpa would be very proud of what you are doing. Take your time, I know he's tuning in from heaven.


i am so very sorry for your loss.

Kevin,  Balsall Common, UK

Another new poster here. Very sorry to hear the news. Mssing the podcast but just wanted to express my condolences and to say that Nero can wait.


thanks for this great podacast and our thoughts are with you and your family

Lise Sedrez

My condolences, Mike. My prayers are with you and your family.


Sorry to hear of your loss. My condolences to you and your family


My thoughts are with you mate.

Niall Blehein

You got a lot of friends wishing you the best here ! It speaks volumes about the quality of your work. And I'm sure I speak for many of us when I say that I try to turn as many people onto your work as I can.

Whatever you believe in I'm sure your grandfather has gone somewhere good. All the best to you and your family.

The Sunday night podcast delivery always finishes my weekend beautifully. I look forward to its return :)



So sorry to hear of your family's loss Mike. The photo is very sweet, remember the good times you had together. The variety of responses you get in this podcast shows how many people one person can reach, you have friends all over the world thinking of you and your family.

Deepest condolances
Stephanie in Houston


my condolences for your loss, take care.


Condolences also from Spain. Take care!

Kathleen Gillespie

Very sorry for your loss, Mike.


just giving me respect and condolences

Erik Spierenburg

Hello Mike-

My deepest condolences to you and your family. What a _great_ picture of you and your granddad, it makes me happy to look at it - thinking of my granddad - and I can only imagine what that photograph must mean to you.

Zet hem op!


Daniel Welding

I've never commented before, and I know that this is a little late, but my heart and thoughts are with you. God Bless.


Hi Mike,

Very sorry to learn of your loss


Mr. Duncan, for over a year now you've been like a buddy I take a weekly ride to work with. Thank you and please accept my condolences. Be well.


A great picture and thought to remember him by...

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