Sep 17, 2009

Farewell My Orry Main



Happy Thursday Ocean Dreamers!

Whew, this week has been absolutely crazy for me! Monday and Tuesday night I had my classes and last night I went to Colbie Caillat's concert at the House of Blues, it was ammmaaazzzing! I will be posting pictures this weekend when I have internet access at my home, so stay tuned! :)

So our server at work freaked out so I wasn't able to get on the internet that much since Monday. I think I am going through Blogger withdrawals! I usually do my blogging late at night and Starbucks doesn't stay opened that late! So...I will be seriously celebrating next week when the internet is {hopefully} up and running at my apartment again! I can catch up on all of your blogs more! :)

So...a little late, I know, but I wanted to do a tribute for Patrick Swayze. Patrick was one of my favorite actors and I will miss him dearly. I think he was a sincere man who genuinely cared about his family and will forever be remembered in my heart. He had a true love for others and this made him stand out from other actors. I am saddened by his death.

To me Patrick is my own personal Orry Main. Have any of you seen North and South the mini series? Well, this is where I first learned about Patrick Swayze when I was a teenager, besides Dirty Dancing of course. I would stay up in our loft above our garage watching this mini series, dreaming about one day finding my southern gentleman. I was obsessed with his accent, the way he rescued the love of his life Madeleine, and how he never gave up. Ever. Oh, and I was obsessed with his muscles. He was fit in this mini series! Ha!

I think Patrick was much the same way as his character Orry in North and South. Even though he went through a hard battle of cancer, he didn't give up. He persevered and now He has been taken from his family and fans to be in a better place.

I remember one night when I was 12 I snuck into the living room with my girlfriend {her parents were sleeping downstairs} and watched Dirty Dancing for the first time. I was hooked! I was a bad girl because I wasn't supposed to watch it but I did anyways. I thought Johnny was so hot! ;P

"Nobody puts baby in the corner."

Anyone ever watch Disney's Tall Tale? I loved Patrick in this film, it was about following your dreams and the great imagination!

Thank you Patrick for being such a strong and romantic lead man in all of my favorite films! I will forever remember you in North and South, Dirty Dancing, Tall Tale, Ghost, and all of your amazing films. You were a truly talented man who touched lives. Thank you for teaching me that perseverance can get you through life's toughest times and that I should never take life for granted. Thank you for loving with all of your heart and standing a part from the rest...may you rest in peace.

Your Ocean Dreamer

38 comments :

  1. GOSH DID HE DIE ?? Oh my I haven't heard he did but I know he was very sick :(
    Love your tribute to him, he was superb in DIRTY DANCING. Sounds like you had a fun night at the HOUSE OF BLUES . Well , have another good day dear friend.

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  2. It was very sad to hear the news. Shame that truly talented people just go like that. :( Ghost was the very first movie I saw and then it was Dirty Dancing. Wonderful tribute, sweetie! x

    P.S. You can see pics of my puppy any time you like. He's got his own blog (well, I blog for him and he just poses for photos :) ).
    http://mylittleoscar.blogspot.com/
    I haven't updated it for about a month now (bad, bad girl!), but still there are plenty of pics to look at. :) Enjoy!

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  3. What a nice tribute. My fave Patrick Swayze moment was his SNL skit with Chris Farley...the one where they are auditioning for Chippendales...HILARIOUS!

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  4. :*( so sad. i get teary every time i read a post or an article about him. i was really hoping he'd pull through and live. but he is now in a better place and will no longer be in pain anymore. RIP patrick swayze.

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  5. RIP Swayze!

    I loved him too, he was a good man and did a lot of great things. Awesome tribute and I loved the photos.

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  6. RIP Patrick, you were a great actor!

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  7. Very sweet tribute, darling! Love all the photos in this post and your lovely words of remembrance.

    xoxox,
    CC

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  8. I'm sad that he's gone, too. :( I loved Dirty Dancing. Colbie Callait is coming to House of Blues in Orlando next month and I really want to see her! I bet her concert was really good. What an awesome tribute!

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  9. Patrick Swayze =(((((( RIP! I'll miss him! He was by far one of my favorites, and I always, always loveeddd Dirty Dancing!

    And ahh that's so cool on seeing Colbie Callait!

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  10. The day he died is another one of them saddest days in Hollywood. Rest in peace, mr. Swayze. I'm sure he's in some place better now.

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  11. I fell in love with him on Ghost. I love that movie and I love his character, and all the things that he goes through to protect his loved one. I've never seen Dirty Dancing, but shhh** don't tell on me. LOL.

    Have a great weekend, and hopefully you will have internet soon, kisses.

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  12. Darling how sweet and very kind you are. Thank you for visiting me, I am touched. Have a sweet and lovely weekend my darling.

    Love & Hugs
    Duchess ♥ ♥ ♥

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  13. I love your tribute honey. I agree so much with your words.

    Yes my week has gone good, hope everything gets sorted for you internet-wise.

    Take care sweetie,
    xoxo

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  14. I'm so sad about his passing! He's one of my favorite actors and as you said, he seemed like a really genuine person.

    Looking forward to your pics from the concert! Have a lovely weekend!

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  15. Poor Patrick. Woa I had completely forgotten about Tall Tales when Swayze rode the tornado. He will soo be missed

    Hope your classes are going good!! Good luck with the net!

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  16. I loved Mr.Swayze :o(

    My roommate and I ended up putting in Dirty Dancing a few nights ago to relive his greatness.

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  17. Loved Patrick AND your guest post! Go girl!

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  18. Hi beautiful! Hope you are having a great weekend. I left an award for you today. Hope you like it. xxx

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  19. It's so sad and my heart goes out to his family. He brought such heart to those roles. He was amazing really.

    Have a lovely weekend, hon.

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  20. I'm very sad to hear that he died...

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  21. Yes, it is very sad. All the great stars of this past generation are all passing away. =(

    xo
    Sophie

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  22. yeah, this was such sad news. He was a great actor and will be greatly missed.

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  23. such a tragic loss. Lovely tribute!

    {hope you are having a nice weekend!}

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  24. Oh, I will so miss him. God Bless him and his family. I tried to watch Ghost the other night and started crying, just couldn't get through it.

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  25. Lovely tribute Sierra! :)

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  26. And now I know we were meant to be friends. My sister and I are/were obsessed with North and South. We were just watching it last night!! I feel so sorry for his wife. : (

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  27. Left you an award today hon :)

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  28. This is quite a farewell! I didn't realize he was in so many things. I love it: "No one puts baby in the corner" You are awesome!

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  29. Darling, I came by to thank you for visiting me often… you are a good friend. Today was a gorgeous day and I hope that it will stay sunny the entire weekend. I wish you a lovely and sunny weekend.

    Love & Hugs
    Duchess

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  30. Madeline from Poland in EUNovember 26, 2009

    I'm touched what You've said here. About Partick... I fell the same. I could write the same - about his similatity to Orry Main. About troubles with watching "Dirty Dancing" ;) He was my Love when I was 15, and he's my Love now when I'm 33.
    Now I'm reading "The Time of My Life" in original - although I'm not very good in English I understand everything! And I'm cryin' and laughin'. Cause that he was - a REAL GOOD and TRUE MAN.
    And remember his words: "It's amazing, Molly, the love inside you take it with you"!

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