Jim Bridges, Jr.

In Memory 1969-2002

 
 
 
From the old guestbook....
 
Name: adam werle
Tuesday, January 3rd 2006 - 02:42:50 PM
Name: Mike
E-mail address: wineslob@pacbell.net
Comments: Well this the first time I've been able to come here. It's still very upsetting when I think of all the things that should have been, but were cut short by someone so un-caring. I think about you everyday and see the pain that your sissy tries to deal with, but is really just under the skin. She can finally talk about you, which is a good thing, and we are able now to talk about the good memories that we share. I thank all those that have come here, and keep the memory of Jim alive.
Tuesday, October 25th 2005 - 03:43:09 PM
Name: Steph
Comments: I LOVE YOU AND I MISS YOU SO MUCH!!!!!!

Forever your wife! Steph
Tuesday, September 27th 2005 - 02:31:31 AM
Name: mike powell
E-mail address: wings546@aol.com
Comments: hey jim im sitting hear drinking a cup of coffe thinking about you the past 4months you passed on 3yrs ago the day before my birth day and every year my birthday comes i am rmineded like steph and jt and sammy corey and david and your mom and sister how much your missed and how the hurt still is in our harts jim i still monitor the radio wating to hear imangine that or how we use to say after we blew up an amplifier and saw pink smoke as we said it over the radio i look at your picture still to this day as the tears form in my eyes what a great freiend you were to me and others but you also cared for those who you concidred a close friend and you pulled me out of a tough sitouation and directed me to the right direction jim i miss you bro and the angels have a great man and friend with them love your friend mike powell aka 569 the californialilbandit /wings546@aol.com
Monday, September 19th 2005 - 04:43:53 AM
Name: Sissy
Comments: Well Broby today would have been your 36th birthday and I would have been your "slave" for the day to help you celebrate.

I miss you!
Tuesday, August 2nd 2005 - 11:27:23 AM
Name: patti winterrod
E-mail address: j_winterrod@msn.com
Comments: my heart goes out to this mans family. my family is a victim as well and i feel for you.
Monday, July 18th 2005 - 07:40:26 PM
Name: Steph
E-mail address: jnsbridges@aol.com
Comments: I look at your picture everyday and tell you how much I love and miss you. I will do that every day for the rest of my life. I just wish I could bring you back to us.
JT (your little buddy) is getting so big... He's just about to finish his kindergarten year. He's all you babe. He is smart like you, looks just like you, acts just like you, and he even tells the stories like you. Ya know he swam with the dolphins... HA HA HA. Kinda like you and how you use to play a doctor on tv or "back in Nam". He still looks for you in the stars and says he loves and misses you all the time. He'll always be "Dadders boy".
I can't believe that it has been 3 years since you were tragicly taken away from us. It seems like just yesterday that you were here with us. My heart still hurts just as much today as 3 years ago. I don't believe that the hurt will ever go away. Everyone has always said " it will get easier " But it really hasn't got easier. I've just found other ways to hide it.
I LOVE YOU!!! I MISS YOU!!! ALWAYS & FOREVER YOUR WIFE!!!
Wednesday, June 1st 2005 - 01:04:05 AM
Name: Sissy
Comments: Well, I tried to not think about it. I really did. It didn't work. I managed to look at the time the moment of the crash and when I got the call. 3 years to the day of that drunk woman hitting you and I can't forget. I am still waiting for the time heals all wounds and all those misconceptions to kick in. It hasn't. I also to this day do not feel one ounce of pain or compassion towards Tanzania Jackson for what she did to you by killing you, our lives, and our families lives. I know it's against all common faith practices to not forgive. However, I will never forgive her and never wish her a single day of happiness in her life. I am thankful she never killed that first guy she decided to rob and beat (check public records for that conviction, sac county, california) but she never learned a thing from her past and I don't expect killing my baby brother will change her ways either. I watch the news for Ms. Jackson and her next victim, be it robbery/beating or DUI killing. I truly wish it was her own life that was taken that night for her actions.
Saturday, May 14th 2005 - 11:55:40 PM
Name: Ellan Bonham
E-mail address: ellan1964@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://www.freewebs.com/bubbamemorial
Comments: lovely site you have done a great job on it!
Saturday, March 26th 2005 - 12:18:07 PM
Name: Danny Haszard
E-mail address: Rollingthunderboywonder@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://www.DannyHaszard.com
Comments:
You stand and deliver,love your domain you are true grit,shine on.Best regards,Danny Haszard Bangor Maine USA


Tuesday, January 11th 2005 - 11:10:09 AM
Name: Ann
E-mail address: Plaincrzy@aol.com
Homepage URL: http://www.angelfire.com/ky/ourangelspage/index.html
Comments: A beautiful way to remember Jim, I am so sorry for your loss.
Saturday, November 20th 2004 - 11:09:15 AM
Name: mike powell
E-mail address: wings 546@aol.com/californililbandit@yahoo.com
Comments: september28/04 hey jim im just sitting here and couldnt sleep i have the cb on its about 2:50 am thinking of you and the good times we had laughing and joking around i remeber times when you had that gleem in your eyes as you would tell some one a story and get them to belive what u were saying with a serious look on your face then all of a sudden you would bust up laughing with that funny saying fish on and the whole romm would be laughing but the person who you would lead on would sit there and be in shock that they were had lol and of course the other saying that would always make me laugh was how you would say imangine that a day dose not go bye as i sit here by the radio just wating for you to come out and be joking around with all of us who where your friends and the saying just sticks in my mind imangine that.Jim i miss you and the angels above have one great man with them the Bass master whos loved by your family and friends who where close and always loved your great sense of humor bro i miss you and im going to close for now the tears are forming in my eyes as i look at the picture of you wich sits in front of me and i look at you daily that stephanie gave me so i can remember you and i can all ways say to you i miss you bro and i wil always will be there for steph and jtand sammy cory and david. and i thank god every day that i allways cherished your frienship. love your friend mike powell/569 the californialilbandit/or wings 546@aol.com
Tuesday, September 28th 2004 - 03:08:49 AM
Name: Steph
E-mail address: JNSBridges@aol.com
Comments: Well, this is your birthday "MONTH". I just knew when I woke up monday morning, on your birthday, that it would be a very sad day for us all. We would give everything to be able to celebrate with you here with us. It still was a sad day for us, but with a bit of a twist added. Kind of wierd that on your birthday, your son, Cory,and his friend helped stop a drunk driver that was fleeing from the scene of a crash. It ended up all over the media. Knowing you and how you always made your birthday a big deal, it kind of makes me say "hummmm imagine that". We smiled all day. We know you are still with us, watching over us! I am very proud of Cory and His friend, John, and I know you are also. We love you, and miss you more and more each day!
Wednesday, August 4th 2004 - 10:37:39 AM
Name: Shelly Johnson
E-mail address: ShellyJinCa@aol.com
Comments: Happy Birthday Jim! Thinking of you often! I think this
would have been your 35th. I know your up there smiling
down on everyone! We all miss you!
Monday, August 2nd 2004 - 09:30:27 PM
Name: David Helder
E-mail address: dehelder@earthlink.net
Comments: Miss him.
Uncle David
Wednesday, July 14th 2004 - 07:59:51 AM
Name: steve olivier jr
E-mail address: falconfan36@msn.com
Saturday, July 10th 2004 - 01:02:03 PM
Name: Susan M. Wiseman
E-mail address: wisemen3@hotmail.com
Comments: I am very sorry for what happened to your brother and to his wife, I am sorry also. I can only imagine how your family and friends are missing Jim. You are a wonderful sister to make this website dedicated to your brother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and I am missing my one and only brother too. He was killed on the 3rd of November 2002. Still waiting on the trial. Life will never be the same and we must hold on to the wonderful memories.
Wednesday, June 23rd 2004 - 11:57:24 PM
Name: Sissy
Comments: Well, Broby such is the joke of the legal system. Your killer is free now. 1 year 2 weeks is apparently all they needed to infringe upon her life with. And to think we thought the 2 year sentence was a slap. Guess that you are dead and we are all trying to make sense of a huge loss is rather trivial. I will edit out what I would like to say next as I couldn't get that lucky to have it happen.

Wednesday, June 23rd 2004 - 10:38:26 PM
Name: Sissy (Donna)
Comments: Broby, Today is 2 years since you were hit by her. My heart breaks as I think of you and how your life was cut short by the stupidity of a drunk driver. I found out this week she's to be out of prison next month and it rips my heart out. I am thinking of you today as I am sure most everyone is. I love you and miss you Broby.

Sissy
Friday, May 14th 2004 - 12:38:57 PM
Name: mike powell
E-mail address: wings546@aol.com
Comments: jim i miss the good times we shared as friends and i miss u a lot yoour laughter and your funny looks you would give us when you were ready to play a big joke on us and the funny thing was you would all ways get us with your strait face as you bateded us to belive what you were telling us and then you wopuld break out laughing and say fish on a day dosent go by that i dont think about you bro your smile and laughter is still in my mins as i close my eyes i see u with that big smile of yours saying its going to alright i miss u and love you your friend allways mike powell
Wednesday, May 12th 2004 - 07:16:19 PM
Name: Steph
Comments: Hi hun! It's coming up on another year since you were so tragicly taken away from us. I miss you so much. We all do. I think about you and all the great times we had with you every day. I love you, Always N Forever!
Steph...
Wednesday, May 12th 2004 - 06:49:35 PM
Name: Redd.
Homepage URL: http://www.music-art-friends.com/guestbooks/1082731356/
Comments: great time.
Friday, April 23rd 2004 - 07:42:42 AM
Name: Rebecca
E-mail address: iliketigger2003@yahoo.com
Comments: Im sorry for what happened. The thoughts of losing someone you know can be really painful.All the pain the family goes through I know what it fills like. Im just here to give all my condolences and im very sorry for what happened. The story I read touched me truley. Sorry again and all my love is with the family.
Saturday, April 17th 2004 - 08:27:30 PM
Name: Kylie
E-mail address: blondiebaby_19@hotmail.com
Comments: I was so deeply heartfelt after looking at your website it disturbs me to think of what happened! i give my deepest condolences to you and all the family and send much love at this very hard time!
Monday, December 29th 2003 - 04:45:14 PM
Name: bumper
E-mail address: bumper1332000@yahoo.com
Comments: hi sweetie i tried calling you monday night cory answered i just wanted to tell you alot but wanted to make sure that you were getting the message. you see my new e-mail so nwhen you get a chance drop me a note i have pictures too i miss you girl so very much please holler out on the radio for me once again when i get set up i will hopefully have enough power to reach ya. love ya girl BUMPER
Tuesday, November 25th 2003 - 02:00:47 PM
Name: mike houghton
E-mail address: mikenjenett@yahoo.com
Comments: Unbelieveable to hear what happened!! Jim was truely am amazing and funny person. To his family, I am so sorry to hear about Jim's death. He was my best friend years back. A wonderful person and a terific friend. We had many many good times together. I had the opportunity to not only be friends but roomates for quite awhile. I hold many fond memories of Jim and I am for the better having had the opportunity to know Jim. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Saturday, October 25th 2003 - 04:18:46 PM
Name: christy Houghton
E-mail address: christyhoughton455@hotmail.com
Comments: Jim was a big part of my Senior year of high school at Mesa Verde. He and my husband were roommates for awhile and we all worked together for about 2 years. He was there when our first daughter was born and again when the second one came along a year and a half later. We lost touch with Jim a few years ago, but we never forgot about him. He was always a joker! We loved to have him around for that very reason. I am very saddened by the news of his death and am sorry to say that I am just hearing about it a year and a half after the accident. Stephanie, I am so sorry that you lost your wonderful husband. And, to his boys, I am sorry you lost your wonderful daddy. You are all in my thoughts and my prayers.
Friday, October 3rd 2003 - 10:19:34 PM
Name: Kristi
E-mail address: kristihead24@yahoo.com
Monday, August 25th 2003 - 02:39:12 AM
Name: Stephanie
E-mail address: jnsbridges@aol.com
Comments: Hi hunny. I know I haven't been on here in a really long time, but I want you to know that there hasn't been a second of any day that we haven't missed you or thought about you. We celebrated your birthday at the cemetary. Butters sang happy birthday to you and blew out the candle. He just told me today how much he misses his daddy. I still don't want to believe that we will never see you again. I love you so much babe. Love me, your wife always and forever.
Monday, August 18th 2003 - 08:08:33 PM
Name: Sissy (Donna)
Homepage URL: http://www.jimbridgesjr.com
Comments: Thinking of you on what would have been your 34th birthday today. I miss you so much and love you forever.
Saturday, August 2nd 2003 - 11:47:26 AM
Name: Laura Strader Carson
E-mail address: mrpin@maxinet.com
Comments: Dear Donna & Family, I am so pleased to have met you today! What a brave soul you are! It was meant for me to see that article in the POST. Then to meet with you. I am sorry that it is by lives so marked by tradgedy that we meet.I am spurred to try to fight more & harder for more stringent laws.It was 30 years ago this past May that Paul Douglas Coedy was taken from our lives by a Drunk Driver. Paul was my best friend's husband. They had only been married 6 months to the day, that he died.Paul was also a funny man. He brought much laughter & joking to our lives. My son is named after Paul & now strangely works for Cal-Trans.I pray for my son & his crew daily. Now I know that there is so much more I can, should, & must do!!!! I pray for strength for you Donna in your quest for better & stronger definition in the laws. I will be of what help I can. God Bless you & your family. We will be in touch again soon I am sure! - Laura
Monday, June 30th 2003 - 03:56:16 PM
Name: Rhonda Warner (Keen)
E-mail address: rwarner@aperio.com
Comments: To all of Jim's family and friends...I wanted to extend my heartfelt sorrow for your loss. I remember Jim from Mesa...I saw the message on Classmates and decided that though I am not sure what to say I knew I had to say something. We graduated the same year... we had the same mutual friends... and I vaguely remember being his aquaintance...mostly I do remember him always clowning and joking. I just thought you would like to know that he was difinitly a presence to even those of us who did not know him well.

To Stephanie...I can not imagine your grief...I cried as you described your love for Jim...I am lucky enough to know that love with my own husband and now after visiting Jim's site and hearing all the love, I will never take for granted the time I have with my Husband or any member of my family. Jim...did not dye in vain...know this is true...his death has already brought about a domino of changes...and will continue to do so. There is no doubt that you and Jim's family will see someday that the sacrifice...though hard to bare and unfair...will in the end be for a greater good...it will save lives and awaken a justice system that is in desparate need of change with the drunk driving laws. I am also a victim of this horriable action. My father was killed by a drunk driver when I was only 18mos old...to young to remember but felt the void my whole life...but I am sure the driver of the car is still living a full life, I can only hope he has repented for his actions...but they usually seem to blame the world for there problems...

Anyway, I apprectiate you all sharing Jim's story...it was nice to see how he turned into such a great person...I will pray and help anyway I can to see that laws change and wish for your family...Fortunetly for all of you...it sounds like you have a perfectly wonderful angel in heaven who I am confident from what I have read will never be to far away...in fact God probably just needed him up there to get the party started with a few laughs.

I know JIm's sister said she lost faith in God...But he has not lost faith in you...that is why you are able to take on this crusade and you will do great things and change laws and lives. I do not know why but I woke up sick this morning and then went right to classmates and then to this site...it is as if someone guided me to tell you that God is with you and to please know that your brother's death is only the fault of the driver...who made the choice not to listen to a God who more then likely gave her sign after sign... to not drive that night.Ms. Jackson is the only one to blame. Unfortunetly, God cannot stop people from making bad choices...I just needed to share that. It was completley unintended to preach...

To conclude...live life fully and with great conviction...and I am sending and internet hug to all of you and the children. You all have done a wonderful job with this site and god bless you for sharing.I will continue to check the site and honor Jim's life.

Sincerely,

RHonda Warner...Citrus Heights Ca.
Thursday, June 19th 2003 - 11:05:23 AM
Name: Sissy (Donna)
E-mail address: cadigger@pacbell.net
Homepage URL: http://www.jimbridgesjr.com
Comments: Well Broby, it's Father's Day and I am thinking about you and what a great father you were and always will be.

Sunday, June 15th 2003 - 08:39:24 AM
Name: Traci McDowell
E-mail address: traci.mcdowell@attbi.com
Comments: I was shocked when I heard the news last year. The name sounded familiar, and when I saw the picture, I knew it was Jim Bridges from Mesa Verde's Class of 88. I remember Jim as being the FUNNIEST guy in school, and somehow we always ended up in the same intersession (make-up!) classes. A few familiar names in this dreambook will remember those good times also!
Even though I hadn't seen Jim since high school, I certainly never forgot him, and my heart goes out to his wife, children & whole family. This site is a great tribute, especially the pictures. What a neat idea. Thanks for sharing all those great memories.
Wednesday, June 4th 2003 - 04:55:02 PM
Name: Peter
Comments:




Friday, May 30th 2003 - 07:58:51 PM
Name: Max
Comments:
Friday, May 30th 2003 - 07:59:21 PM
Name: Janice Patterson
E-mail address: zepo@ruraltel.net
Comments: What a wonderful sister you are!
Wednesday, May 28th 2003 - 10:46:15 AM
Name: Stephanie Bridges
E-mail address: jnsbridges@aol.com
Comments: It's been a year hun. I still hurt and cry for you daily. I still can't imagine going through life without you. I just want to awake from this nightmare and have you here with us. I can still remember our last conversation, every word. I can still here the sound of your voice telling me you love me that last time.I can still here your voice telling your boy "I'll be home in the morning to lie down with you, Good night, I love you Buddy", And I can still see that smile with your eyebrows lifted saying "HI BUDDY" like you did every day when you got home from work. There's so much more memories and I miss them all. I always will. I LOVE YOU......... Your wife always.....STEPH...
Monday, May 26th 2003 - 09:18:09 PM
Name: Silver Fox, April
Comments: Wow,A year has passed! Stephanie, I know you have your own private moments when you cry , when you crumble, but you are so strong. Your boys look to you and you show them strength and courage. They were lucky to have him, if only for awhile.And they are lucky to have you. Last year was the year I learned that life is just not fair. So, I say cheat it Steph, laugh when you should cry suceed when you should fail, dance when you should stand still ,sing when you should be silent,live Stephanie,live and dance, and sing, sing,sing,and never stop loving life just because someone you love is gone be strong and by all means,"FISH ON!!!!" from right here under this
cb, love,The Silver Fox,
APRIL
Saturday, May 24th 2003 - 12:08:23 PM
Name: Desiree Leuschen
E-mail address: seaelfdeisy@yahoo.com
Comments: The Queen is crying
Her Jester is gone
In the trees by the river
She hears laughter and song
In her hands fall tears of resin
For in her heart his smile is strong
All she can do is fight for eyes
As the world bustles on with life
The thrown is crumbling
But know one is knows because she smiles a lie.
Saturday, May 24th 2003 - 11:48:50 AM
Name: Martha Redman
Homepage URL: http://www.4guests.com
Comments: very good
Tuesday, May 20th 2003 - 11:52:21 AM
Name: Martha Redman
Homepage URL: http://www.4guests.com
Comments: very good
Tuesday, May 20th 2003 - 11:52:21 AM
Name: Donna (Sissy)
Comments: Well Broby, today is one year from when that drunk woman forever changed our lives and started the process in which you lost yours. I miss you so much Broby and I can't stop crying thinking about you. I miss our fun and laughter and just how happy life was. Today makes it a year since the last time we spoke on the phone and I heard your voice. I miss you and I love you forever.
Wednesday, May 14th 2003 - 10:12:30 AM
Name: Masako Goto
E-mail address: fielding@uic.edu
Homepage URL: http://www.uic.edu/~masako/
Comments: What a beautiful monument to someone who was obviously loved, and what powerful testimony to the dangers of driving while drunk. You have done a wonderful job with this site, Donna, and I applaud and support your attempts to get tougher laws in place so that people would think twice about drinking and driving.

Thank you for sharing your experience with us, and for keeping us updated on what's happening with the trial. Your site makes your brother become much more than just another statistic, and it draws us in and makes us realise that these are real people being killed out there.

Thank you for your courage in sharing that. Thank you for the pictures. The more real the people behind the news are, the less likely things like your brother's tragic death would happen.

At least, I hope that is the case.

Respectfully,

Masako Goto
fielding@uic.edu
Sunday, April 20th 2003 - 12:31:00 AM
Name: Brandy Rieske
E-mail address: rieske1@hotmail.com
Comments: I want to send my heart felt feelings to the family of Jim.
I went to Mesa Verde with Jim. He was a great person.
When Brian and I were married in 90, Jim was in our wedding party, we went across country together, we have so many great memories of him.
I never met his wife, but I sure she is someone very special. I have alot of great photos of Jim, Bob, Brian and myself. Please feel free to contact me anytime.

He was a great, friend, father, and husband.

Brandy Rieske
1832 8th St.
Astoria, Oregon 97103
503-325-8253
Thursday, April 17th 2003 - 08:36:58 AM
Name: Nicole
E-mail address: nicole@nicolespictures.com
Comments: Really liked your site, good job, nicole
Monday, April 14th 2003 - 01:37:15 PM
Name: Vicky
E-mail address: VJs3Cs@aol.com
Comments: Hi Daisy,you know by now I'm very bad at keeping in touch with people, but just a reminder you know I love and miss ya. Jim always had a way of making you feel like you weren't sure if you wanted to cry, be mad, or just down right bust I up laughing, I miss him just like everyone else that ever knew him, I know he's up there laughing at me probably calling me names. Love ya both, Vicky
Thursday, April 10th 2003 - 01:22:37 PM
Name: john robinson
E-mail address: shudupauface@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://www.shudupauface@yahoo.com
Comments: sorry it took me so long to sign miss u jim
Friday, March 21st 2003 - 07:59:18 AM
Name: Jeff Bridges (Jim's Uncle)
E-mail address: jeffbridges20022002@yahoo.com
Comments: Dear Family.....time has certainly passed us by, but certainly not the loss of our beloved Jimmy...what a mark he left on his family and the world. I sure miss you my wonderful nephew. I know you are with God, and looking down upon us as we pray for you, Stephanie and your children. Love, Uncle Jeff
Thursday, February 27th 2003 - 10:14:03 PM
Name: bumper
E-mail address: bumper133@hotmail.com
Comments: Hello my friend!!!! I am a person that has much love and respect for you, and so sorry that the loss of your husband,friend, and one person that this earth needed! He was by my side at the hospital when they first started to know what was wrong with me, When I woke up and he was there i told him he didn't have to, and he just said hush and go to sleep.4 hours later I woke up and he was there and I thanked a very good friend for being just that.He made me laugh,cry,wet my pants with laughfterand I will miss him so I LOVE YOU BOTH SO MUCH!!!!!!! Connie!!!
Friday, February 14th 2003 - 11:00:14 AM
Name: Sativa Pixley(bumpers daughter)
E-mail address: Sunset80095@hotmail.com
Comments: Dear daisy,

I just got this address, and i sat here and was reading all the wonderful thoughts of love for jim and your family.. I will miss him dearly, and i barly had the chance to know him..
My mom is here liveing with me know, ill send you our address and info in a few.. please take care, and kiss them babies for us.. they have gotten so big!!!

miss ya,
sativa and family
Thursday, February 13th 2003 - 07:00:52 PM
Name: Bren
E-mail address: MetfanBren@Hotmail.com
Comments: Hi! I just came across your page. Every time I come across someone so unselfishly paying tribute to others, I always think one thing. We should all be so lucky when we go. I nearly met that same fait a few years back, and until then I thought "Survivors guilt," was a bunch of bull. I don't like to dwell on it, but of course my mom does. That makes me feel good though, just like this page will help your brother more than you think. We all just want to be remembered right?
Tuesday, February 4th 2003 - 09:58:00 PM
Name: Terry Chatterley
E-mail address: retroman@sbcglobal.net
Comments: Steph, Here is my new email address, I hope the message gets to you
Thursday, January 9th 2003 - 12:00:07 AM
Name: Leslie
E-mail address: Aug67@att.net
Comments: Dear Donna,

My only sibling was also killed by an "alleged" drunk driver, on 14 June 1997. The incident killed three... my sister, her dear husband and the other driver. It was a case of true horror for our already-widowed mother!

So,you know that I completely understand the pain your family is facing.

My husband and I simply do not drink. This totally takes away the possibility of our driving while intoxicated. I do wish others would follow this lead by just relaxing and getting "high" on life!

Hang in there.

Leslie
Friday, December 27th 2002 - 06:39:59 AM
Name: Steph...
E-mail address: jnsbridges@aol.com
Comments: Ya know hunny, I have to wonder if you ever realized how much alike your sissy and I are and how much we think alike. I was thinking to myself about re-signing your guest book and when I looked your sissy did too. I guess great minds think alike. HA HA HA.
I miss you so much each and every day. I try to do other stuff to keep myself from dwelling on every thing, but I can't! I love you too much. You are in every thought I have every day.
Butters is in school now. Just three days a week but He really likes it. He misses you so much. He cries"I want my daddy". Donna's right, He and Bird play great together now. You would be so proud. I will help Donna with making their relationship as great as Donna's, Lolo's, and Yours. He looks just like you too. Very good looking. BUT, your still jealous because I have cute feet. HA HA HA.
I LOVE YOU SOOOOOOO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!
Love your wife......
Tuesday, November 26th 2002 - 04:17:39 PM
Name: Sissy (Donna)
E-mail address: cadigger@pacbell.net
Homepage URL: http://www.jimbridgesjr.com
Comments: Broby, it's been over six months since you were hit so tragically and senselessly, now in a few days will be six months since you passed. Never a minute goes by that I don't miss you, think of you, and want you back. To think you were taken from us is just something I can't get over. You were my only sibling and my friend. I love you and we miss you so much. I am watching your son grow so much and if you could see Bird now play with him you would remember the cousins. I will make sure they have not only what we shared as close siblings but what we had with Lolo as well. I love you.
Sunday, November 24th 2002 - 05:12:22 PM
Name: Jennie
E-mail address: A10JennieLynn@aol.com
Homepage URL: http://a10jennielynn.tripod.com
Comments: To Donna and Stephanie,
I wanted to stop by Jim's site and sign his guestbook again. You have been a busy bee it seems, you have added a lot sense I was on last. Keep up this wonderful tribute to Jim. He will never be forgotten! My THOUGHTS and PRAYERS are always with you both and the entire family. GOD BLESS!
((((HUGS)))) Jennie (AKA A10)
Monday, November 18th 2002 - 08:58:34 PM
Name: Edra/WildFire
Comments: Bass,
I didnt know you were gone until LB called me and told me. What a heart wrenching message to have received. My heart and my prayers go out to your family, your children, and everyone whos life you touched. You will surely be missed.

Edra
Thursday, November 7th 2002 - 09:56:13 AM
Name: wings/Lil Bandit
E-mail address: wings546@aol.com
Comments: Bass,
I will always remember you as a good friend and a wonderful father. You will always be missed, your laughter would cheer up a room. You accepted everyone for who they were not who everyone thought they should be. Even still im at a loss for words. I miss you, I love you, and I know that you are watching over us all.

Mike
Thursday, November 7th 2002 - 09:42:21 AM
Name: tim leedy
E-mail address: tlleedy@yahoo.com
Comments: I'm so sorry to hear about Jimmy. As I went thru the pictures of him I was reminded of some of the fun times we had together at Roller King with Al. I remebered how he made me laugh when he would tease Al and then run off. I wish I would have got the chance to talk to him later on, I'm sure we could have had some good laughs.
Love always tim leedy
Wednesday, November 6th 2002 - 11:24:40 PM
Name: Diane aka MauiMama
E-mail address: MauiMama@balloonrelease.com
Homepage URL: http://angelfire.com/poetry/4mykidz/watchingme.html
Comments: Aloha!
I'm deeply sorry for the loss of your son, (((Jim))). I lost my 13 year old son (((Mikey))), on 1/12/2002. Only another grieving parent ever really knows the pain we carry in our hearts forever.
Thank you for signing up for our world wide Balloon Release on Dec 3rd. I will be reciting all our children's names at sunrise from the top of Haleakela (House of the Sun), our volcano here on Maui. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Love and Alohas,
Diane
Tuesday, November 5th 2002 - 11:16:52 AM
Name: jessica Tucker
Comments: I would like to let the famly know.I miss and love Jim
a lot .He always sad I needed hugs.
Monday, November 4th 2002 - 07:39:33 PM
Name: julie tucker
Monday, November 4th 2002 - 07:31:25 PM
Name: Susanne Kurzawski
E-mail address: schnatz2001@aol.com
Comments: We are all so sorry what happened to you.
Monday, November 4th 2002 - 01:08:52 PM
Name: Beth McElroy
E-mail address: bethandmia@aol.com
Comments: These things should not happen ,and Jims death should not be in vain ,it was a death that could have easily been prevented .unvortinatly he is not the onley victim i see my friend Donna and her family stuggle through this .this is murder and must be stopped ,im so sick of irrasponsible drivers who carry a big loaded weapon ,while intoxicated with a drug that is legel ,i would rather have stoners that sit in thir house all day eating chocalate chip cookis ,we seem more concerned with them than with the intoxicating drivers in their armored weapons THEIR CARS! Beth McELROY
Friday, November 1st 2002 - 08:02:12 PM
Name: Michelle Morse
E-mail address: MizShel@aol.com
Comments: Jimmy is gone, but not forgotten. He will live on in memories and hearts & the smiles of his children.
Wednesday, October 30th 2002 - 10:19:05 PM
Name: SHON $ CASSIE GARTEN
Tuesday, October 29th 2002 - 10:23:20 AM
Name: Silvia
E-mail address: saka@visaonet.com.br
Comments: Glory and peace. Trust in God.

Yours sincerely Brazilian friend.
Monday, October 28th 2002 - 04:48:25 AM
Name: phyllis
E-mail address: siffy2@aol.com
Comments: You are allways in our memories and hearts. Everytime I hear a good joke I'll be thinking of you and your warm smile. You were truely a friend to everybody you met, thats what made you special.............
phyllis and family
Wednesday, October 23rd 2002 - 10:03:00 PM
Name: Kristi
E-mail address: kristikeller@yahoo.com
Comments: I love you Steph!!!
Tuesday, October 22nd 2002 - 01:41:14 PM
Name: Sandy
E-mail address: Cobragypsy@aol.com
Comments: Hello Donna and Steph,
Although I have never met you, I felt like I had after visiting your site. My Husband of 25 years was killed by a drunk driver 6 years ago while he was on his way to work.
The drunk was only 17 and he got away with murder. He got a $65.00 fine and 120 hours of community service. I wish you and your family the best of luck in your quest to change the drunk driving laws. My prayers are with you.
Monday, October 21st 2002 - 08:19:28 PM
Name: Beth Hall
E-mail address: shall4@midsouth.rr.com
Homepage URL: http://www.hayeskent.com
Comments: I came across your site from you signing my son,Hayes' guestbook. My heart goes out to you and your family. I'm in Tennessee, and I remember hearing your story on the news. Thank you for sharing Jim's tribute with me. I'd like to invite you to join "Our Guardian Angels" Topsite list. You can look at the site and click the link at the bottom to join. http://www.topsitelists.com/bestsites2/madisonhayes/topsites.html

Monday, October 21st 2002 - 12:28:31 PM
Name: D. Neal
E-mail address: ge_neal_ogy@yahoo.com
Comments: I have lived in Carmichael myself for over 30 years. In that time, things have really changed. I am really heart-broken that some one with so much promise was taken from here. There are so many selfish people out there, who just don't care. It is my hope that something will come along that will stop people from driving drunk and ruining lives. Punishment after the fact seems to have no effect on decisions to drive drunk. And I have heard of many who lost their licenses and continue to drive without them. It took many years to get my mother to stop driving while drinking. She always thought she could "handle it". After many local stories about the toll drinking has taken on innocent peoples lives, we finally got her to "take a cab", although we never really stopped her drinking. Maybe we could get some cab companies to volunteer to drive drunks home. I know bartenders are supposed to take the keys, but some just don't want to leave people "on foot". A lot of people "run tabs" at bars and don't have the money to get home in a cab....
Sunday, October 20th 2002 - 02:48:32 PM
Name: Pooka Bear & Bookworm
Comments: my thougts and prayers are with all of jim's loved ones....please know
that we care and i know jim is with our Lord.......jim's death is a
huge loss to so many people but there is one good thing that happened from
my personal point of view. you see=since jim died==i have become
very in tune to constuction workers and the CONE ZONES== where as before
it was just another obstacle in the road to mess up my busy
day..............such a shame that it took jims death to make me be more aware but
be assured that it made me VERY AWARE......Jim always made me laugh
even when i was really down. keep on keeping on and
may God give you the wisdom and strength to go about you daily needs/
from pooka bear and bookworm --c.b. radio
Sunday, October 20th 2002 - 02:20:56 PM
Name: Kristy
E-mail address: staind4luv@yahoo.com
Comments: I think this website is a beautiful tribute to your brother.I too lost my brother to someone who was allegedly under the influence of a controlled substance.I agree that there should be stricter laws for vehicular manslaughter, I think it's wrong that when I went to one of the plea hearings there was a man in there who got 5 yrs for a narcotics charge and this lady who took my brothers life and destroyed everyone else's will probably get a slap on the hand. My deepest regrets to you and your family!you are in my prayers!
Sunday, October 20th 2002 - 10:08:32 AM
Name: Shannan aka Speedracer
E-mail address: BigBlu4x4@aol.com
Comments: What happened to Jim was absolutley WRONG! Who would ever think that a job, working hard to help care for your family, would possibly take your life from underneath you. The night I heard what happened to Jim, I got on my knees in my backyard, staired into the starey sky, and prayed. Even though I wasn't a close friend, it still hurt to hear someone was possibly slipping through life. I asked God, if he was going to take him, please be there for his family. To help them understand, but most of all, to visit them in their dreams. He had no idea what was going on, but I'm sure he was above everyone in the room, seeing and feeling the love he was receiving. Jim, what you left behind, was people who knew as someone full of love, humor, and happiness.

BassMaster, you didn't know this, but I had a candle lit for you that night. I may not show compassion on the cb, but I had compassion for you that night. I'm sorry your life ended so young. It was so awkward, just seeing you make fun of yourself (outside at the cb break ), after having that surgery of yours, poking fun at yourself. That was too funny!! Losing my stepmom a few years ago was hard on me, waiting for her to come walking down the hall at my dad's, I broke into tears. My condolences to your wife and children. Memories last forever, but in this world, the physical loss is tremendous.

When I was younger, I spent my weekends driving teenagers under the influence to and from houses, parties or wherever needed. It was funded by the Boy Scouts of America. This was free and totally confidential. It was a program to keep teens from driving drunk. I think this program needs to be spread to ADULTS also. Not to justify drinking in public places, but to be there for them. This person should have never been drinking while driving or Jim would of still been here.

May you fish eternally with your golden fishing rod in heaven.

An acquaintance on the cb.
Shannan and Scott "Speedy and Mustang"
Thursday, October 17th 2002 - 08:31:36 PM
Name: Barb
E-mail address: cornb@wamego.net
Homepage URL: http://www.geocities.com/mysparklingangelbeckyjo/index.html
Comments: I am so sorry for your loss.
Thursday, October 17th 2002 - 08:26:16 PM
Name: jennifer decrow
E-mail address: jendecrow@msn.com
Comments: To one in sorrow...


Let me come in where you where you are weeping friend,
and let me take your hand
I, who have known a sorrow such as yours
can understand
Let me come in-I would be very still
Beside you in your grief;
I would not bid you cease your weeping,friend,
Tears bring relief.
Let me come in-I would only breath a prayer
and hold your hand,
for I have known a sorrow such as yours and understand

Grace Noll Stand



My name is Jenny,and i lost by brother,Jeff, a year ago to a drunk driver...who was also my husband...can you imagine?
well...on September 30,2001, that was the day my family was literally torn apart by the stupidity of another.
I really do understand the horrific loss you, and your family are enduring...and will for the rest of your lives. How sad,isn't it?
I will think of you, and shed more than A tear for you,your family AND Jim...i can only hope that you will somehow find a way to live without him....if there is such a thing...although i really do not think there is...all we can do is hope ......right?
Please,always remember that there are people out there (like myself) that feel,REALLY feel, all that you, and your family are feeling right now...we all understand and if ever you need ...anything at all...well...feel free to contact me...
I hope that you, and your family are doing okay...take care and know that you are on my mind.


jenny
Thursday, October 17th 2002 - 08:06:34 PM
Name: jennifer decrow
E-mail address: jendecrow@msn.com
Comments: my To one in sorrow...


let me come in where you where you are weeping friend,
and let me take your hand
I, who have known a sorrow such as yours
can understand
Let me come in-I would be very still
Beside you in your grief;
I would not bid you cease your weeping,friend,
Tears bring relief.
Let me come in-I would only breath a prayer
and hold your hand,
for I have known a sorrow such as yours and understand

Grace Noll Stand



My name is Jenny,and i lost by brother,Jeff, a year ago to a drunk driver...who was also my husband...can you imagine?
well...on September 30,2001, that was the day my family was literally torn apart by the stupidity of another.
Thursday, October 17th 2002 - 07:53:01 PM
Name: Tena Higgins
Thursday, October 17th 2002 - 05:37:46 PM
Name: Norm
E-mail address: normal29@attbi.com
Homepage URL: http://normal29.home.attbi.com
Comments: Best wishes to all Jim's loved ones during this tough time.
Thursday, October 17th 2002 - 04:18:48 PM
Name: Sean's Mom Forever & Always
E-mail address: LilMsRed1956@aol.com
Comments: What a beautiful tribute to a wonderful young man. The loss of a loved one is so very tragic especially a death due to a drunken driver. Bless you one and all. You've done a wonderful job memorializing your brother. I lost my beloved son Sean during surgery on 1/31/02. He was 19.

Love and Seany Bear Hugs to Jim's Family
Vicky
Thursday, October 17th 2002 - 02:39:31 PM
Name: Bob Medeiros
E-mail address: rv8794@attbi.com
Homepage URL: http://home.attbi.com/~rv8794/
Comments: First, I want to thank you for signing My guest book.
I am so saddened by the loss of a child, anyones child. They say men don't cry, but when it comes to some ones child, I cry.
I am so very sorry for your loss.
Thursday, October 17th 2002 - 01:41:53 AM
Name: Greg Rogers
E-mail address: olsaltusa1@netscape.net
Comments: What a wonderful tribute to your brother.
Wednesday, October 16th 2002 - 09:33:29 AM
Name: borgun
Comments: it sad that people we love end up leaving us the way they do.
May God help the people left behind to overcome the grief.
Wednesday, October 16th 2002 - 09:03:03 AM
Name: Jane T
E-mail address: jebjet7@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://brandonc_taylor.tripod.com
Comments: You did a great job in Jims memory. Too many wonderful and special people are gone because of drunks. Its my 17 yr old son Brandon who was killed Jan 6th 2002. Its great to keep Jims memory alive so that the rest of us that never got the chance to know him realize what a great, good looking guy he was. Thanks for sharing. Jane
Wednesday, October 16th 2002 - 07:57:23 AM
Name: Sharon Patterson
Wednesday, October 16th 2002 - 05:47:54 AM
Name: Richard and Joan Tamagni
E-mail address: rtam527g@pacbell.net
Comments: We feel for the family of Jim, and we hope that this tragidy helps to make people aware of just how much pain and suffering can be caused by one innocent drink mixed with an automobile. Maybe his loss will help to make some people (Even if it`s just one) to see that to drink and drive, even though they have had only one beer, is to play Russian Roulette with not only their lives, but the lives of those who are innocent.
Wednesday, October 16th 2002 - 01:42:09 AM
Name: Stephanie Tamagni
E-mail address: LilSteffers34@aol.com
Wednesday, October 16th 2002 - 12:11:54 AM
Name: Lisa Rice
E-mail address: LisaRice@mybluelight.com
Comments: Donna & Steph,

What a wonderful tribute to a really great guy who we all loved and miss terribly. Not a day goes by that I don't think about Jim and I cannot believe that it has already been 5 months since he was tragically taken from us.....
Tuesday, October 15th 2002 - 08:29:11 PM
Name: Shirl
Comments: your brother would be very proud of your site.I know the hurt you must feel for I lost my 19year old sister and my 43year old mother-in-law to a drunk driver.They were in the same accident.It hurts very much when someone is so iresponsible.(((hugs))) and God Bless.
Tuesday, October 15th 2002 - 08:06:32 PM
Name: Terri Hooker
E-mail address: Kylesmom4mo@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://www.meningitis-angels.org/Kylevhb.htm
Comments: What a beautiful tribute for your brother. I read your message at GROWW, and I just want you to know I am thinking of you.

Terri....Kyle's mom 4ever
Tuesday, October 15th 2002 - 04:42:08 PM
Name: Nancy
E-mail address: oreopyppie@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://home.attbi.com/~rv8794
Comments: What a beautiful tribute to your brother.My heart goes out to you + your family.I lost my 27yr old son on Feb.18,1999.Our homepage is a tribute to him.All my prayers + love,Nancy
Tuesday, October 15th 2002 - 03:47:42 PM
Name: Evelyn Huey
E-mail address: ehuey@cybernex.net
Comments: My prayers are with you. I know what you are going through since I lost my son when he was age 25. You never get over it and he'll be in your hearts forever.
Tuesday, October 15th 2002 - 03:44:44 PM
Name: Juanita Turner
E-mail address: granny_nina51@core.com
Comments: What a lovely tribute to your brother. I lost my son to a drunk driver on April 10, 2000. Nothing can ease the pain of losing someone you love through the stupidity of an impaired driver. Maybe by lots of peope viewing this website, there will be a few lives saved.
Tuesday, October 15th 2002 - 02:02:22 PM
Name: g & c patterson
E-mail address: mrnmrssnowflake@aol.com
Comments: Donna, Steph, and families, the site is a beautiful tribute to Jim. He's always with you all, and is watching over you. Keep strong, Donna and Steph. Love, Cyndi & Georgie
Tuesday, October 15th 2002 - 01:18:54 PM
Name: Joe Chambliss
E-mail address: joebwon@aol.com
Comments: Donna and Stephanie, I am so sorry for you and your family during this difficult time. I remember Jim and as a very fun, upbeat guy with a great personality. I pray that his passing is not in vain and that you can change the California laws to prevent such tragedies in the future and to properly punish those who still feel it okay to drink and drive. May God bless you and your family and give you strength to continue on.
Tuesday, October 15th 2002 - 12:51:53 PM
Name: Ronald L. Battye
E-mail address: DLGSailor@aol.com
Comments: Unless one experiences the loss of a loved one there is no way they can feel the hurt of those that have. When the person or person(s)that are the couse deny any fault or feel no remorse, the hurt is beyond words. I, myself have always been against drinking, exspecially when those that drink drive. Please accept my condolences on the needless loss of your brothers life. I am an aquaintance only through E-mails but am honored to have known you and your family though weve never met.Bless you and your family and if ever you need a friend to talk to please let me be that friend.
Ronald Battye & Family
Tuesday, October 15th 2002 - 11:57:31 AM
Name: Carol Ritchie
E-mail address: critchie@cctrap.com
Tuesday, October 15th 2002 - 10:59:16 AM
Name: Jeff Bridges (Jim's Uncle)
E-mail address: jeffbridges20022002@yahoo.com
Comments: Since Jimmy was was born, he had a wonderful outlook on life, and had a remarkable way of making people laugh and smile with his humor. He was a caring person and loved his family dearly. He will always live in my heart and the hearts of all of his family and friends. I know that he is in heaven with his Grandmother and Grandfather, and his Step-Father, Jan....and undoubtly casting his wonderful humor upon them and others in heave. My newphew meant so very much to me...I will miss him greatly! I love you Jimmy....Uncle Jeff
Tuesday, October 15th 2002 - 10:42:44 AM
Name: Georgette
E-mail address: tiffnzacsmom@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://www.geocities.com/Athens/2923
Comments: I am so sorry for your loss, I too lost my brother this summer, there is nothing to compare to this. Be grateful and love the children he left, I will never have any neices or nephews to remind me of him.
Monday, October 14th 2002 - 04:58:43 PM
Name: J
Comments: thanks for telling us about Jim's page on www.adultsiblinggrief.com. My only brother was killed in a car accident (his mate was speeding) in 2001. He was 18, I was 20. Its a hard road to walk without them - but this is an absolutley beautiful site. Im sure your bro would be very proud of it. Keep strong in his memory - and fingers crossed we will meet again.
All the best xxx
Sunday, October 13th 2002 - 11:06:00 PM
Name: Joanne Martin
E-mail address: meemaw1997@aol.com
Comments: What a beautiful site..I hope someday I will be able to do something like this in memory of my brother Kevin. I've many false starts..With deepest sympathy
Joanne
Sunday, October 13th 2002 - 03:09:16 PM
Name: Joy Tankard
E-mail address: joytankard@netscape.net
Comments: Dear Jim & Family,
You are a very loving family with adorable children.
God must have needed a daddy, a good man & a clown up in heavan, so he chose you, as he too, chose my brother, Jay.
I want you all to know how very much I understand the pain of your loss to us here on Earth, & we hear you, Jim, sending spiritual love, guidance & protection to all of your beloved family members, just as Jay is too, with me. Rest in peace, Jim, God will hold your family in the palm of his hand.
with love,
Joy****Jay****
Sunday, October 13th 2002 - 01:26:07 PM
Name: Sonnie Smith
E-mail address: ssmith@benchmarkadmin.com
Comments: This is a beautiful way to share your memories with Jim. I know how hard it is to lose your husband. I was married to mine for 20 years and he died this last April. God bless you and the boys and keep you all secure and with happy memories of dad.
Wednesday, October 9th 2002 - 02:53:44 PM
Name: Denny & Johnnie
E-mail address: Bamafnatk@aol.com
Homepage URL: http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/crazykajn/myhomepage/men
Comments: Thanks for shareing the site , so very sorry for the reason. For all the **(( Family & friends ))** we the parent of an only child our son Darryl knows the hurt & pain from a stupid choice of a DUI on Drugs that ran a red light. Our Love & heart goes out to all of you. The justice system has very little rights for the victems, don't give up , & a plea is no bargan . we were pressured ever way possible to except a plea for vihiclar homizide, & then manslauder, a jury heard the evidence & convicted the young man for Murder & DUI of Drugs, very rare, but that's what it was. God Bless Denny & Johnnie
Monday, September 23rd 2002 - 02:15:20 PM
Name: Sammy
E-mail address: coolsk8ters@aol.com
Comments: I miss how in the morning when I would be getting ready for school, I would see you coming home from work. I would ask you how work was and you would always take the time to answer me and talk to me even when you were really tired and just wanted to go to bed. You were always the best dad to all of us boys. I know there are alot of kids who wished they could have you for their dad. I really miss our family weekends when we would go to the auction or just go for long drives to get out of the house. I miss everything about you dad. I love you so much always and forever. I promise to always be good to J.T. and always tell him and remind him of everything you would always do and say and mostly of how great a dad you always was. I want to be just like you when I get older. Love your son Sambo.
Thursday, September 19th 2002 - 07:23:30 PM
Name: Heather Keller
E-mail address: hkeller2323@hotmail.com
Comments: JIM, Austyn and I were so lucky to have met you. You brought joy and laughter to everybody. We miss you. Steph we love you and the boys always and forever.
Monday, September 16th 2002 - 02:44:57 PM
Name: jessica and dave lewis
E-mail address: sal2castic2@netscape.net
Comments: jim was a good friend and always had to make a smart allick joke or comment. he is sorely missed on the cb and in life. it wasnt his time to go and he was taken to quickly. his son will miss having the greatest dad and friend a boy could have. you are always in our hearts and minds forever.

the one and only BASSMASTER!!!!!!!!

love garfield and obi wan
Saturday, September 7th 2002 - 05:17:50 PM
Name: Bernice Taylor (Giggles)
E-mail address: giggles6969@yahoo.com
Comments: WHATEVER!! This is a word that Jim and I said to each other everytime we saw or talked to each other. Every night before I go to bed I close my eyes and say "WHATEVER BASS". This is how I keep him in my heart. Steph, I will always be here for you as a friend. I pray for you and the family every night. Love Bernice
Saturday, September 7th 2002 - 01:13:24 PM
Name: Barbara and Jesse
E-mail address: pumtalks@cwnet.com
Comments: We miss you every day, Dim...Love from Monty and Jester.
Saturday, September 7th 2002 - 12:05:24 AM
Name: TAMARA RENFROW
E-mail address: LADYTR61@AOL.COM
Comments: STEPHANIE, YOU KNOW HOW I FEEL ABOUT YOU I HAVE TOLD YOU. PLEASE KNOW THAT FOR YOU, THE CHILDREN , DONNA AND THE REST OF YOUR FAMILY WE ARE HERE FOR WHATEVER WE CAN DO. I KNOW THE SUFFERING, I KNOW THE PAIN WHEN WE LOSE OUR FAMILY SO FAST AND SO SENSELESSLY, WHAT DO WE DO? I HOPE THIS SITE WILL ATTRACT PEOPLE WHO ARE ALCOHOL, DRUG AND JUST PLAIN CARELESS DRIVERS TO SEE HAPPENS AFTER THEIR BAD CHOICE OF BEHAVIOR. LOOK WHO IS LEFT BEHIND. NOT ONLY DO THEY TAKE A LIFE, THEY CHANGE LIVES. WE WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AND THE PAIN FLOWS FAR PAST THE FAMILIES IN THESE TRAGEDIES. MAY GOD BLESS US ALL. FROM THE LOOK OF THINGS ON THE NEWS WE ARE GOING TO NEED IT. WITH MUCH LOVE, TAMARA
Monday, September 2nd 2002 - 11:39:30 AM
Name: desiree
E-mail address: desnick223
Comments: Steph and Family,

This was beautiful. your right we never thought we would be doing anything like this for another 60 years. Keep your head up your doing a good job. but when your down ill be here for you. take care
Tuesday, August 27th 2002 - 10:57:09 PM
Name: Jane Taylor
E-mail address: jebjet7@yahoo.com
Comments: Had to look this up after talking to you in the chatroom. You did a very nice job. You had a very good looking brother. Of course its always the best that the drunks take. Brandon was only 17 when he was killed. Like they say it was no accident. It was an idiots stupid choice. Your brother would love to know that you are doing this. I'll be thinking of you. Jane
Tuesday, August 27th 2002 - 07:44:56 PM
Name: Terry A. Chatterley
Comments: Hello Donna, como estas? bein? Do you know how hard it is to see the SIGN guestbook? I barely saw it. however this is a very bitchen site you have going, props to you. Maybe sometime you can let me know how to view the other pictures in the photo album, I could only see the one photo. But I'm sure it had nothing to do with the fact I'm an internet idiot. Anyway I like the site, it serves as a nice reminder in the cyberspace world of a great friend,who'll NEVER be fogotten by anyone Jim touched. My heart and thoughts go out to you the family. Take care, Buenos Dias.-----Terry
Tuesday, August 27th 2002 - 07:43:59 AM
Name: Lorna Bridges
E-mail address: bleaf4@mailcity.com
Comments: Donna,
My heart goes out to you at the loss of your beloved brother Jim. I am the sister, niece, and grand daughter of men named Jim Bridges and I have a sister named Donna Bridges. I also live in Paradise, CA and became aware of your brother's tragic death when I read about it in the Bridges list through ROOTSWEB. My prayers are with you as you face this terrible loss. I do not know if we are related directly, but my heart goes out to you, and I admire your love and dedication to your brother and support you efforts to inform others of how to spare other families the loss you have suffered. As I read about your brother's life, I am proud to share a name with a family of the caliber I see in yours. Sincerely, Lorna Bridges
Sunday, August 25th 2002 - 12:45:19 AM
Name: susan blanchard
E-mail address: butterfly6077@aol.com
Comments: donna, i know what you are going through. i am very sorry for your loss. i lost my sister and brother-in-law on july 18 2001. we miss her so much. i say lost but she wasn't lost she was taken from us by a drunk driver. will keep your family in my prayers. [[hugs]]
Friday, August 23rd 2002 - 04:56:12 PM
Name: Charles H Henderson
E-mail address: alicia@dalton.net
Comments: A very well constructed page and may God bless you. I just buried my 37 year old daughter last week. Busted blood vein in her head, and after surgery she went into a coma. I kept her on life support until God give me a sign to let her go.
Michelle Henderson Ledford lives on with the "Organ Donor"
request she had made. A lady in New Jersery has been given a new heart and is doing great. God Bless us all !
Friday, August 23rd 2002 - 03:42:52 PM
Name: Mildred Brady Venitucci
E-mail address: emvee@kingwoodcable.com
Comments: I wish for you peace in your hearts and souls. Mildred
Friday, August 23rd 2002 - 03:19:09 PM
Name: Wanda Thompson
E-mail address: WANABOBb@aol.com
Comments: Donna,
The work you have put into this Dreambook is marvelous and if Jim were here he would tell you how proud he is of you and how much he loves his sister for doing this for him. Just remember, he watches over you and knows the efforts you are going through. Bless you and you are in m prayers not just today but always.

A friend
Wanda
Tuesday, August 20th 2002 - 07:48:24 PM
Name: Don maddad Valone
E-mail address: maddpop@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://http://madddad.tripod.com/madddad/
Comments: You have done a nice job here i am sure it will help to get the message to others.
Monday, August 19th 2002 - 11:18:00 AM
Name: Jennie Murphy-McIntosh
E-mail address: A10JennieLynn@aol.com
Homepage URL: http://a10jennielynn.tripod.com
Comments: You have done a wonderful job! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family always Donna. May GOD BLESS YOU ALL!!!
PS> Let me know if you would like me to add a link to Jim's website on my site!
Monday, August 19th 2002 - 11:08:37 AM
Name: Stephanie Bridges
E-mail address: JNSBridges@aol.com
Comments: Hunny, you are missed so much. Your boys and I miss you more and more each day and We love you so much. I know you are here with us in some way and I know you will always be watching over us. Just know how loved you are by everyone whose lives you entered. You made me the happiest woman in the universe and I am blessed to have shared a life with you. You will live on in our hearts and in you baby, J.T., he is you. Until we meet again, I LOVE YOU, You are my one true love, My soul mate, and I will miss you every day of my life.
Sunday, August 18th 2002 - 11:27:46 PM
Name: Sissy (Donna)
E-mail address: cadigger@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://pattersonfamily.50megs.com
Comments: Hey Broby, Just wanted to let you know how much I miss you. I know you are out there somewhere you are watching over us. I will never let you be forgotten. You were far too special. We love you.
Sunday, August 18th 2002 - 09:04:57 PM

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