Remembering Ashley

ashley joergTwo years ago today (November 1st 2015) my good friend Ashley Britt took her last breath. I knew about her health issues (Marfan Syndrome) and I knew that her health was deteriorating fast.

We tried to gather some financial assistance by setting up a GoFundMe account, but sadly it was in vain. As was the effort to garner some help from well-known figures in Ohio.

I, to this day, think that I let Ashley down, to a degree. Mainly because I overestimated the power I have. I hope Ash rests in peace. I am still saddened by the fact that I couldn't help her.

I first started talking to Ashley back in March of 2007 when she filled out the Questionnaire. I thought long and hard about whether or not I should be publishing this, but I think I helps to explain what kind of person Ashley was. She was kind and gentle, but also hurt because she never experienced the love she should have felt. I am not going to go into details, but her family didn't help. Let's put it this way.

I also decided to bring the Facebook Page back in order to celebrate Ashley's life. I know I should probably have deleted it, but I am too sentimental for my own good. I miss you, Ashley. 

Here's what Ashley wrote in the Questionnaire:
Name:  Ashley
Surname:  Lemiszki
Birthday:  25 08 1985
Place of Birth:  Toledo, OH
Place of residence:  Twentynine Palms, CA
Height:  6 Feet 7 Inches
Ethnicity:  Caucasian (white)
Weight and/or physical built (if you don't want to be specific):  Healthy/Slightly_overweight
Eye-colour:  Hazel
Hair colour and length (short, long etc.):  Reddish blonde - shoulder length
Do you wear heels and if so up to which height?  No
Describe your dream-man:  Sylvester Stallone back in Rocky 5 :)
What do you like or find attractive/sexy in a man?  eyes, confidence
What's your minimum height requirement for a guy?  4 Feet 0 Inches
What do you dislike in a man (anybody)?  SMELL!
What do you like about yourself?  My sense of humor
What do you dislike about yourself?  My pessimism
What is/are your favourite movie(s)?  Madagascar
What is/are your favourite TV-show(s)?  House, American Idol
Who is/are your favourite musician(s)?  Too many to choose
Who is/are your favourite author(s)?  Harper Lee
What would you take to an island in the middle of nowhere?  my laptop
Do you do any sports, if so - which?  I love basketball and volleyball - but my heart won't let me.
What perfume do you use?  DKNY
Who would be your "dream"-man? Please name him.  Sylvester Stallone back in Rocky 5 :)
Do you have any other hobbies?  reading, singing.
Have you ever been married and if so, describe him.  He's short.  In the Marine Corps.  He's a great guy but extremely egotistical
What car are you driving?  Ford Focus (haha)
What's your dream car?  Lexus
What impressed you most in a small(er) man you have met?  They're like little dogs..theyre all bark and no bite.
What is the nicest compliment/present that you have ever got?  Women at the grocery store have told me I'm beautiful on several occasions.
What is your idea of a romantic evening?  Staying away from people.
Are you happy with your physique (weight, height etc)? If not, what would you change?  I'd like to lose weight.
Do you have anything else to say or do you want to ask me something? Here's the place to do it:

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