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winnie hung
winnie hung
So glad you're home Biggie! I love looking through the old pictures--you were like a young James Dean! 

I hope we'll see each other real soon--Kingsley needs a nickname as great as yours! We're thinking of you guys always. Take care, you have a beautiful family.

love,
winnie 
Edie Kahn
Edie Kahn
Glad you're home, Bud!  I toiled over this in your honor:

There once was a man they called "Biggie".
His clan was notoriously wiggy.
They took all Bud's cues -
Odd lim'ricks they'd spew.
Bud taught them how not to be priggies!

I want you to know how wonderful it is to feel so included as a family-member-add-on.  You're a special guy and have a huge, welcoming heart.  It's obvious that you've shared that heart with everyone who's visiting this page and we all love you for it! 

Much love to you (and Betty, DEK, Lovely, Ann, Kelly and Shorty).
Nick Kilburn
Nick Kilburn
Uncle Bud,

I would have typed to you earlier but have been recovering from surgery.  Emily and I send our love.  Do you realize that you were the first person to photograph us together that day in the hospital with my dad.  We still have that picture and the beautiful ones you took at our wedding up and think of you everyday as we pass them.

I will never forget the stories of "One more Peep", Pyra canther berries and my favorite... You, my dad in the truck with his cap gun.  I have yet to see someone who could tell a story as good as you.  I will always have these in my head and will beable to share them with my daughter one day. 

You be good and like my Dad said we are all better people for having had you in our lives.

Love,
Nick and Emily
James Silva
James Silva
Hi Bud,

Just want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

So many funny memories. I have never fogot all the great stories you told me over and over and over and over again lol. Hey how could I forget them. I remember the stories and great times we had at the water distict. You are that person you work with that leaves a great impression on you and the kind of person you never forget.

I remember cutting wood across the street from your house and you yelling bad things at Betty and boy did she put you in your place. I wanted to laugh so bad but I was scared of her lol.

Love and prayers
Anita Wilson
Anita Wilson
Good morning Budzee,
I wanted to update you on a bit of the KDWCD 'stuff'.  I remember, as scary as it was, my first day at KDWCD and with Faye.  I remember the Cain Street 'office' that was hot in summer and freezing in the winter to Faye and me, but winter was always just right for you.  We were able to view a little of the world through the wooden slats of the walls during the various seasons of the year, all the time with your fan running... HA!

Remember one morning after your nomal early 'checks' of the gates on your way to work, when you came up and parked in your normal spot, under the tree near the front of the office windows.  There were alot of laughing and ribbing you.  A gate had plowed into your work truck.  I watched James Crook chuckle and then everything went back to normal.  I had thought...hmmm, this IS a interesting group of people - I hoped that I would be accepted and would fit in.

A few weeks later I was needing some chocolate and looking in the refrigerator I spotted an ice cream.  Budzee, I didn't touch it, it wasn't mine.  Until a few days later...darn that thing was still there and going to waste.  So, I ate Bud!  Yes, - it was yours...HA-HA!  You accepted my apology by saying, "that is why they are there."  Thank you for not yelling at me...HA-HA!  You never yelled -  you just laughed!

Remember when we all moved in here; it was June 1991.  There were a few old walnut trees left from an orchard that was replaced with our office and shop.  Thank God no more wooden slats!   Anyway, slowly over time the landscape shaped up with drought tolerant plants and bushes, of which you knew there      names.  Amazing!  Well, most of them have just now been replaced (and I am sure you know there names as well), anyway alot of the first group of vegetation didn't get enough of water. - HA!

Thank you Budzee for being receptive of me as a new employee.
 you knew I was nervous and shy.  HA!  I have been here since August of 1989.  You were always kind to me.  Thank you for letting me see your humours side!  I still laugh when I think of the funny conversations you, Faye and I had, those are great memories I never would have had if I hadn't met you.  Thank you for your kindness and humor!   Until my next journal entry...be good!  Love you Budzee!
Jose Trujillo
Jose Trujillo
Hey Buddy,
                  Remember when you told me to tell Betty to stop using so much water and I told you (not me) you will have to tell her yourself. I knew better than to do that. Miss you working with me in Betty's garden. See you real soon friend.

                                            Jose Trujillo
Brenda Crook-Howard
Brenda Crook-Howard
Hello Dearest Bud, Gosh, when I think of you, I think of James.  I love you.  Many, many times I've thought about you, James, the Water District and all the history you know about our family. There is truly no one like you and never will be.   You are special to me and my family.....Ours prayers for you and yours
pegi black
pegi black
Hey Bud:

Pop Quiz
 
When we went flying and taking pictures of the Quilt last year what was the most important part of the safety briefing?

 1) Don't touch a spinning prop.

 2) Always referring to the Captain (me) as sir.

 3) Don't let go of the damn window.

 Love
 Bobby
Azizza Davis Goines
Azizza Davis Goines
Well, surely not happy with the last communique, but I have to tell you how proud I am to know all of you and happy to know he's going to receive so much love from you and all of the rest of us before he decides to move on.

I love you all for your love and courage.  I can't imagine what I can do to ease your burden, but if you think of it, don't even hesitate a moment to ask and consider it done.
Jim Maguire
Jim Maguire
So Bud,
       Based on my observations made during several enjoyable stays at your abode during the World Ag Expo, I have the following recommendations: Get more sleep, i.e., don't get up so damn early, and cut back on the Fox News, a steady diet of that stuff would make anybody sick. 
       On a more serious note, Christine and I send our best wishes and hope that you will soon have sent that cancer monster packing. Christine sends you a hug; since I'm a guy, a warm handshake will do. Love to Betty,    
Cassidy Kilburn
Cassidy Kilburn
Hi Great Uncle Bud...

We are thinking about you each day and are constantly reminded of the ways in which you have touched our hearts.  Thank you so much for filling our hearts and minds with awesome memories of earlier years, times with family, and a million chuckles along the way.  The beauty we are able to see through the wonderful photographs you've taken only represent a small glimpse into the mind of a wonderful and truly talented artist.  I have many pictures you have taken in my home and I am so fortunate that you chose to preserve the people and countless memories from which they gleam.  All I can say is thank you...Thank you so much for those memories.  We love you and think of you often...
Jeff Kilburn
Jeff Kilburn
Uncle Bud...You have always been my favorite uncle!!!


Iwill always remember the good times we had together over the  years...You have the heart of a lion...Anyone who met you  
is far better off...  You have always been an amazing person in my life.  I will never forget all the stories you shared with me...
Uncle Bud;  I LOVE YOU...Thank You for being my uncle...
Jeff


 
winnie hung
winnie hung
So glad you're home Biggie! I love looking through the old pictures--you were like a young James Dean! 

I hope we'll see each other real soon--Kingsley needs a nickname as great as yours! We're thinking of you guys always. Take care, you have a beautiful family.

love,
winnie 
Nick Kilburn
Nick Kilburn
Uncle Bud,

I would have typed to you earlier but have been recovering from surgery.  Emily and I send our love.  Do you realize that you were the first person to photograph us together that day in the hospital with my dad.  We still have that picture and the beautiful ones you took at our wedding up and think of you everyday as we pass them.

I will never forget the stories of "One more Peep", Pyra canther berries and my favorite... You, my dad in the truck with his cap gun.  I have yet to see someone who could tell a story as good as you.  I will always have these in my head and will beable to share them with my daughter one day. 

You be good and like my Dad said we are all better people for having had you in our lives.

Love,
Nick and Emily
James Silva
James Silva
Hi Bud,

Just want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

So many funny memories. I have never fogot all the great stories you told me over and over and over and over again lol. Hey how could I forget them. I remember the stories and great times we had at the water distict. You are that person you work with that leaves a great impression on you and the kind of person you never forget.

I remember cutting wood across the street from your house and you yelling bad things at Betty and boy did she put you in your place. I wanted to laugh so bad but I was scared of her lol.

Love and prayers
Jose Trujillo
Jose Trujillo
Hey Buddy,
                  Remember when you told me to tell Betty to stop using so much water and I told you (not me) you will have to tell her yourself. I knew better than to do that. Miss you working with me in Betty's garden. See you real soon friend.

                                            Jose Trujillo
pegi black
pegi black
Hey Bud:

Pop Quiz
 
When we went flying and taking pictures of the Quilt last year what was the most important part of the safety briefing?

 1) Don't touch a spinning prop.

 2) Always referring to the Captain (me) as sir.

 3) Don't let go of the damn window.

 Love
 Bobby
Cassidy Kilburn
Cassidy Kilburn
Hi Great Uncle Bud...

We are thinking about you each day and are constantly reminded of the ways in which you have touched our hearts.  Thank you so much for filling our hearts and minds with awesome memories of earlier years, times with family, and a million chuckles along the way.  The beauty we are able to see through the wonderful photographs you've taken only represent a small glimpse into the mind of a wonderful and truly talented artist.  I have many pictures you have taken in my home and I am so fortunate that you chose to preserve the people and countless memories from which they gleam.  All I can say is thank you...Thank you so much for those memories.  We love you and think of you often...
Edie Kahn
Edie Kahn
Glad you're home, Bud!  I toiled over this in your honor:

There once was a man they called "Biggie".
His clan was notoriously wiggy.
They took all Bud's cues -
Odd lim'ricks they'd spew.
Bud taught them how not to be priggies!

I want you to know how wonderful it is to feel so included as a family-member-add-on.  You're a special guy and have a huge, welcoming heart.  It's obvious that you've shared that heart with everyone who's visiting this page and we all love you for it! 

Much love to you (and Betty, DEK, Lovely, Ann, Kelly and Shorty).
Anita Wilson
Anita Wilson
Good morning Budzee,
I wanted to update you on a bit of the KDWCD 'stuff'.  I remember, as scary as it was, my first day at KDWCD and with Faye.  I remember the Cain Street 'office' that was hot in summer and freezing in the winter to Faye and me, but winter was always just right for you.  We were able to view a little of the world through the wooden slats of the walls during the various seasons of the year, all the time with your fan running... HA!

Remember one morning after your nomal early 'checks' of the gates on your way to work, when you came up and parked in your normal spot, under the tree near the front of the office windows.  There were alot of laughing and ribbing you.  A gate had plowed into your work truck.  I watched James Crook chuckle and then everything went back to normal.  I had thought...hmmm, this IS a interesting group of people - I hoped that I would be accepted and would fit in.

A few weeks later I was needing some chocolate and looking in the refrigerator I spotted an ice cream.  Budzee, I didn't touch it, it wasn't mine.  Until a few days later...darn that thing was still there and going to waste.  So, I ate Bud!  Yes, - it was yours...HA-HA!  You accepted my apology by saying, "that is why they are there."  Thank you for not yelling at me...HA-HA!  You never yelled -  you just laughed!

Remember when we all moved in here; it was June 1991.  There were a few old walnut trees left from an orchard that was replaced with our office and shop.  Thank God no more wooden slats!   Anyway, slowly over time the landscape shaped up with drought tolerant plants and bushes, of which you knew there      names.  Amazing!  Well, most of them have just now been replaced (and I am sure you know there names as well), anyway alot of the first group of vegetation didn't get enough of water. - HA!

Thank you Budzee for being receptive of me as a new employee.
 you knew I was nervous and shy.  HA!  I have been here since August of 1989.  You were always kind to me.  Thank you for letting me see your humours side!  I still laugh when I think of the funny conversations you, Faye and I had, those are great memories I never would have had if I hadn't met you.  Thank you for your kindness and humor!   Until my next journal entry...be good!  Love you Budzee!
Brenda Crook-Howard
Brenda Crook-Howard
Hello Dearest Bud, Gosh, when I think of you, I think of James.  I love you.  Many, many times I've thought about you, James, the Water District and all the history you know about our family. There is truly no one like you and never will be.   You are special to me and my family.....Ours prayers for you and yours
Azizza Davis Goines
Azizza Davis Goines
Well, surely not happy with the last communique, but I have to tell you how proud I am to know all of you and happy to know he's going to receive so much love from you and all of the rest of us before he decides to move on.

I love you all for your love and courage.  I can't imagine what I can do to ease your burden, but if you think of it, don't even hesitate a moment to ask and consider it done.
Jim Maguire
Jim Maguire
So Bud,
       Based on my observations made during several enjoyable stays at your abode during the World Ag Expo, I have the following recommendations: Get more sleep, i.e., don't get up so damn early, and cut back on the Fox News, a steady diet of that stuff would make anybody sick. 
       On a more serious note, Christine and I send our best wishes and hope that you will soon have sent that cancer monster packing. Christine sends you a hug; since I'm a guy, a warm handshake will do. Love to Betty,    
Jeff Kilburn
Jeff Kilburn
Uncle Bud...You have always been my favorite uncle!!!


Iwill always remember the good times we had together over the  years...You have the heart of a lion...Anyone who met you  
is far better off...  You have always been an amazing person in my life.  I will never forget all the stories you shared with me...
Uncle Bud;  I LOVE YOU...Thank You for being my uncle...
Jeff


 
winnie hung
winnie hung
So glad you're home Biggie! I love looking through the old pictures--you were like a young James Dean! 

I hope we'll see each other real soon--Kingsley needs a nickname as great as yours! We're thinking of you guys always. Take care, you have a beautiful family.

love,
winnie 
James Silva
James Silva
Hi Bud,

Just want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

So many funny memories. I have never fogot all the great stories you told me over and over and over and over again lol. Hey how could I forget them. I remember the stories and great times we had at the water distict. You are that person you work with that leaves a great impression on you and the kind of person you never forget.

I remember cutting wood across the street from your house and you yelling bad things at Betty and boy did she put you in your place. I wanted to laugh so bad but I was scared of her lol.

Love and prayers
pegi black
pegi black
Hey Bud:

Pop Quiz
 
When we went flying and taking pictures of the Quilt last year what was the most important part of the safety briefing?

 1) Don't touch a spinning prop.

 2) Always referring to the Captain (me) as sir.

 3) Don't let go of the damn window.

 Love
 Bobby
Jim Maguire
Jim Maguire
So Bud,
       Based on my observations made during several enjoyable stays at your abode during the World Ag Expo, I have the following recommendations: Get more sleep, i.e., don't get up so damn early, and cut back on the Fox News, a steady diet of that stuff would make anybody sick. 
       On a more serious note, Christine and I send our best wishes and hope that you will soon have sent that cancer monster packing. Christine sends you a hug; since I'm a guy, a warm handshake will do. Love to Betty,    
Edie Kahn
Edie Kahn
Glad you're home, Bud!  I toiled over this in your honor:

There once was a man they called "Biggie".
His clan was notoriously wiggy.
They took all Bud's cues -
Odd lim'ricks they'd spew.
Bud taught them how not to be priggies!

I want you to know how wonderful it is to feel so included as a family-member-add-on.  You're a special guy and have a huge, welcoming heart.  It's obvious that you've shared that heart with everyone who's visiting this page and we all love you for it! 

Much love to you (and Betty, DEK, Lovely, Ann, Kelly and Shorty).
Nick Kilburn
Nick Kilburn
Uncle Bud,

I would have typed to you earlier but have been recovering from surgery.  Emily and I send our love.  Do you realize that you were the first person to photograph us together that day in the hospital with my dad.  We still have that picture and the beautiful ones you took at our wedding up and think of you everyday as we pass them.

I will never forget the stories of "One more Peep", Pyra canther berries and my favorite... You, my dad in the truck with his cap gun.  I have yet to see someone who could tell a story as good as you.  I will always have these in my head and will beable to share them with my daughter one day. 

You be good and like my Dad said we are all better people for having had you in our lives.

Love,
Nick and Emily
Anita Wilson
Anita Wilson
Good morning Budzee,
I wanted to update you on a bit of the KDWCD 'stuff'.  I remember, as scary as it was, my first day at KDWCD and with Faye.  I remember the Cain Street 'office' that was hot in summer and freezing in the winter to Faye and me, but winter was always just right for you.  We were able to view a little of the world through the wooden slats of the walls during the various seasons of the year, all the time with your fan running... HA!

Remember one morning after your nomal early 'checks' of the gates on your way to work, when you came up and parked in your normal spot, under the tree near the front of the office windows.  There were alot of laughing and ribbing you.  A gate had plowed into your work truck.  I watched James Crook chuckle and then everything went back to normal.  I had thought...hmmm, this IS a interesting group of people - I hoped that I would be accepted and would fit in.

A few weeks later I was needing some chocolate and looking in the refrigerator I spotted an ice cream.  Budzee, I didn't touch it, it wasn't mine.  Until a few days later...darn that thing was still there and going to waste.  So, I ate Bud!  Yes, - it was yours...HA-HA!  You accepted my apology by saying, "that is why they are there."  Thank you for not yelling at me...HA-HA!  You never yelled -  you just laughed!

Remember when we all moved in here; it was June 1991.  There were a few old walnut trees left from an orchard that was replaced with our office and shop.  Thank God no more wooden slats!   Anyway, slowly over time the landscape shaped up with drought tolerant plants and bushes, of which you knew there      names.  Amazing!  Well, most of them have just now been replaced (and I am sure you know there names as well), anyway alot of the first group of vegetation didn't get enough of water. - HA!

Thank you Budzee for being receptive of me as a new employee.
 you knew I was nervous and shy.  HA!  I have been here since August of 1989.  You were always kind to me.  Thank you for letting me see your humours side!  I still laugh when I think of the funny conversations you, Faye and I had, those are great memories I never would have had if I hadn't met you.  Thank you for your kindness and humor!   Until my next journal entry...be good!  Love you Budzee!
Jose Trujillo
Jose Trujillo
Hey Buddy,
                  Remember when you told me to tell Betty to stop using so much water and I told you (not me) you will have to tell her yourself. I knew better than to do that. Miss you working with me in Betty's garden. See you real soon friend.

                                            Jose Trujillo
Azizza Davis Goines
Azizza Davis Goines
Well, surely not happy with the last communique, but I have to tell you how proud I am to know all of you and happy to know he's going to receive so much love from you and all of the rest of us before he decides to move on.

I love you all for your love and courage.  I can't imagine what I can do to ease your burden, but if you think of it, don't even hesitate a moment to ask and consider it done.
Cassidy Kilburn
Cassidy Kilburn
Hi Great Uncle Bud...

We are thinking about you each day and are constantly reminded of the ways in which you have touched our hearts.  Thank you so much for filling our hearts and minds with awesome memories of earlier years, times with family, and a million chuckles along the way.  The beauty we are able to see through the wonderful photographs you've taken only represent a small glimpse into the mind of a wonderful and truly talented artist.  I have many pictures you have taken in my home and I am so fortunate that you chose to preserve the people and countless memories from which they gleam.  All I can say is thank you...Thank you so much for those memories.  We love you and think of you often...
Brenda Crook-Howard
Brenda Crook-Howard
Hello Dearest Bud, Gosh, when I think of you, I think of James.  I love you.  Many, many times I've thought about you, James, the Water District and all the history you know about our family. There is truly no one like you and never will be.   You are special to me and my family.....Ours prayers for you and yours
Jeff Kilburn
Jeff Kilburn
Uncle Bud...You have always been my favorite uncle!!!


Iwill always remember the good times we had together over the  years...You have the heart of a lion...Anyone who met you  
is far better off...  You have always been an amazing person in my life.  I will never forget all the stories you shared with me...
Uncle Bud;  I LOVE YOU...Thank You for being my uncle...
Jeff