Thankful Thursdays ~ You Planned the Best Adventures

Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899

Geno loved showing me the world as he traveled most of his life. One year for New Year’s Eve he planned a very exciting trip to Hong Kong to ring in 2013! Of course, our traveling buddies, my brother and sister-in-law went, and we had so much fun exploring the sights and sounds in Hong Kong. The fireworks display is truly as spectacular as everyone touts!

Today marks 27 months since you left us and I miss you every single day!

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take but by the moments that take your breath away."    Maya Angelou



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Comments (10)

Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


What a sweet memory of Geno you shared with us.  I actually remember your post on the trip.  Cheers!  A

Dec 30, 2021 10:50 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Dorie, you and Geno did have a wonderful life, and so many wonderful memories for a lifetime!  

Dec 30, 2021 10:52 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Dorie:

What a very special trip that must have been, and just one of many fond memories of you and Geno.

Happy New Year!


Dec 30, 2021 01:03 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Dorie I went to Hong Kong twice when I was in the Navy.  I am sure your accommodations, and experience was better than mine.  ☺️

Dec 30, 2021 01:28 PM
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Life should be lived so that as we know we are nearing the end, we can think so what, and not if only.  You and Geno lived a very happy life together

Dec 30, 2021 02:49 PM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Dorie - those are such wonderful memories that you are sharing.  You and Geno enjoyed life to the fullest and that is something to be thankful for.

Dec 30, 2021 03:01 PM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Dorie Dillard Austin TX  You are so lucky to have had such a wonderful man in your life - The saying it is better to have loved and lost then to never have loved at all - comes to mind --- I can see why you miss him so much .. What wonderful memories you have 

Happy and Healthy New Year  

Dec 30, 2021 06:45 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

HI Dorie- I couldn't help but smile when I saw your photo and read of your wonderful New Year's trip to Hong Kong in 2013. How blessed you two were!!!! 

Dec 30, 2021 07:22 PM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

You certainly had a special relationship and I love hearing about your travels together!  May 2022 be an amazing year for you!

Dec 31, 2021 05:05 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

That's a wonderful memory to have, Dorie.  I hope you have a Happy New Year!

Dec 31, 2021 04:44 PM