I think shock and disbelief are common enough reactions when we hear that someone has passed away. But somehow that's even more noticeable when it's someone we knew online, because there isn't even a physical absence - just silence where words used to be. And somehow that makes it even more difficult to process.The book blogging community has certainly lost one of its stars. I'm sure she would want us to carry on with what she's started but she will be truly missed! Thank you for everything Dewey!
Tuesday, December 02, 2008
I'm still feeling quite stunned about yesterday's sad news. There have been many wonderful tributes which have been all quite moving and which just go to show how many people's lives she touched. I never had much direct contact with her myself but I have enjoyed many of the community events she so enthusiastically organised and find it hard to believe she won't be there urging us on anymore. I think Nymeth said it well: