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Blankets delivered to NICU

Original post made on Dec 29, 2008

The Blankets for Babies group recently headed to to Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford to deliver handmade blankets to babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, December 25, 2008, 11:03 AM

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Posted by Amory
a resident of San Ramon
on Dec 29, 2008 at 9:13 am

This really hits home. These people are angels that make these kinds of things. My daughter was born early and we didn't have anything ready for her-- but thankfully we received a couple of hats and blankets from people/organizations like them.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Dec 29, 2008 at 1:39 pm

Now this is what I call cool! Thank you.

No thanks to beth and anna...hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...because they have so many friends to give them blankies which mean something?

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Posted by Beth
a resident of Foothill Place
on Jan 3, 2009 at 1:12 am

Cholo (and others),

Why is it that my (apparently) minority opinion is so threatening? Should I have unsolicited charity foisted upon me? I'm glad Amory appreciated it. I on the other hand had months and months of NICU time after my child was born early - plenty of time for people who actually knew s/he was born to make blankets.

NICU babies aren't automatically charity cases. Sometimes being treated like one pours salt in the wound of already traumatized NICU parents. I don't know why that's so hard to understand.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jan 4, 2009 at 2:34 pm

It's clear that a good deed is not about beth! A good deed matters beyond what you think or feel. Giving is a matter of maturity and not the trauma of the NICU. other words, grow up!

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Posted by Bill
a resident of Beratlis Place
on Jan 4, 2009 at 7:43 pm

Cholo does not inspire but this time he got it right. Beth needs to grow up and see something things Cholo's way.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jan 5, 2009 at 10:20 am

poor poor bethy...she had a trauma and now a baby shouldn't receive a blankie? po bethy, po po bethy and anne...po girls!

me thinks bethy and her sidekick annie needs to feel loved? Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...hahahahhahahahahahahahahahah...

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Posted by Beth
a resident of Foothill Place
on Jan 6, 2009 at 12:55 pm

Are you kidding me, Bill? I didn't say that no one should receive blankets. I said that perhaps there are better places to give these blankets - babies who need them. And if you, Bill (and Cholo for that matter), have never been a recipient of these blankets, my opinion automatically carries more weight on the matter.

A good deed definitely matters beyond what the giver thinks or feels but is entirely dependent on what the givee thinks or feels about the gift. Otherwise, the deed is not good.

Whatever - I'm out.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jan 6, 2009 at 7:02 pm

Some religions see the issue differently. In my opinion, a good deed is a good deed and G_d knows it! Hashem has spoken...

bethy, you and annie are the charity cases here...clearly, some people were not loved as children and now you trash people who engage in good deeds. sad sad sad girls...sad sad sad...

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Posted by Beth
a resident of Foothill Place
on Jan 7, 2009 at 8:52 am

Oh please Cholo - I simply stated my opinion - you're the one who runs all over these boards trashing people - way to project...good job trying to attack me instead of attacking my argument.

And please do find me one religion who says giving charity to people who don't want it and who don't need it is a good deed. Not any that I know...

I think everyone's hearts are in the right place - I'm just saying that either find a place where everyone wants the charity or everyone needs the charity. The NICU isn't necessarily that place.

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Posted by Lame
a resident of Southeast Pleasanton
on Jan 7, 2009 at 9:32 am

The NICU wasn't the place for YOU, therefore you can't speak for all people. If you didn't want the help, you should of just said "no thank you" and moved on. So move on now!

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jan 7, 2009 at 11:14 am

No matter how you try to eSplain yourself, you just uglier and uglier and uglier! sad sad sad sad girl...sad sad sad sad girl...hahahahahahahahahahahahah....BUSTED!


bad girl, no donut!

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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jan 7, 2009 at 11:44 am

Interesting, Cholo. For someone who says I'm out/off, you're sure posting a lot... :

"Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore, on Dec 31, 2008 at 12:02 am

I'm off to Donostia for a few months so that I can ski ski ski...Hooray!

So happy I won't have to read any more ugly posts by Wondering, Beth or Annie!


I also plan to ski in Biarritz with the "in-crowd"! HOORAY!!!

TA-TA Potato Heads...hahahahahahahahahah! "

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jan 7, 2009 at 2:05 pm

How do you know that I'm not already in Donostia? Computer exist in Europe!

Catch you later Atemis!

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jan 8, 2009 at 1:22 pm

Final advice to SUPPORT beth: Daven to Hashem, you will find the answer.

By the 15th, I will be in LONDON! Like I said, when the going gets tough, the tough get going! In France one can find excellent dental care for FREE! After I receive Free dental care, I will go to Biarritz and enjoy skiing. From there, I will go to Donostia for the best sea food on the planet, black squid soup and tasty tapas.



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