My Paul Newman Tribute

Saddened by the news that actor Paul Newman passed away, I decided to replay a video I've already posted. Forgive me, but I think this scene perfectly demonstrates the essence of the actor's character, plus, like him, it was hard to resist. I think many of you will agree, that we were blessed to have an actor like Paul Newman. He will be sorely missed...


Jackie said...

Oh Annie,
Here I was sitting at the computer already feeling down because I am so far behind and then I got the news.

He was one of my all time favorites. I shall always remember him. It's silly I know but I truly felt a love for him.

It's good to be back but very over whelming trying to get back into the swing.

I hope you have been well.

Anonymous said...

Oh wow, I didn't even know. Sad indeed!

Ferd said...

Fortunately, we have his wonderful films to remember him by.
And, of course, salsa!

Anonymous said...

Cool Hand Luke
Paul Leonard Newman
January 26 1925; September 26 2008

He was a quiet, private, Man
But, a giant, amongst the stars
A philanthropist to millions
And owned and drove racecars.

He was a producer and director
And an actor, beyond, compare
He won almost every award
A great talent, one, so rare.

His great films will last forever
For, new generations to see
And he will always be with us
In the pages, of our history.

He always said, he was just lucky
But, it was us, who were blessed
For, while he was in this World
He passed almost every, Earthly test.

The Hole In The Wall Gang Camp
Serving, those Children who are ill
Where they could have fun, just be a Kid
One of those dreams, he did fulfill.

He was a family man, first of all
Married to Joanne fifty years
And he has left, each one of us
Filled, with memories, grief, and tears.

Survived by Joanne and five Daughters
His Son, Scott, he’s gone to see
He’s broken the bounds of this Earth
And from his suffering, set free.

He’s gone, to a much better place
And, I’ll bet he’s looking down
With sparkling eyes, and famous grin
And saying, “I’ll always be around!”

Rest in Peace, Paul.

Del “Abe” Jones

Anonymous said...

Hi Annie,

I too am devastated about Paul Newman...I always felt we would make a great couple.

Abe, what an amazing tribute...your quite a poet.

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