Goodbye OPUS

Discussion in 'Cephalopod Journals' started by captrockstar, Jun 26, 2009.

  1. captrockstar

    captrockstar Pygmy Octopus Supporter

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    Hello all. I know I haven't posted here often, but I have enjoyed this site immensely since I discovered it. My love for cephalopods has exploded in the past year, and I think it will only grow through the years.
    Some of you have probably seen the two videos I've posted of Opus. Unfortunately, today I found out from my good friend and roommate that Opus is no longer....:goodbye:....after 10 months with me. I travel a lot with my job so I am blessed to have a roommate that shares my passion in saltwater aquariums & cephalopods, and keeps me updated while I’m away. Between the two of us we have seven different tanks!
    The really weird thing is, that today I was inspired and compelled to break out the pastels and draw a picture of Opus for some reason. I was a fairly good artist in high school but I haven’t drawn anything in years. After taking a picture of my finished drawing, I was transferring it to my laptop when my phone rang. It was my roommate with the news of Opus’s passing. I got goose bumps and could not believe the timing of the call. Something is in the air!
     

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  2. Cryp_Sis

    Cryp_Sis O. bimaculoides Supporter

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    I am sorry about Opus. It is always a sad day, even though we are (supposedly) prepared for it because we all know cephs have a limited life span. You drawing is great. Maybe you should take it up again...
    Best,
    Lene.
     
  3. monty

    monty Colossal Squid Staff Member Supporter

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    RIP Opus :angelpus: and thanks for sharing the picture, and the videos, with us.
     
  4. Nancy

    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    RIP Opus. :angelpus:
    Thanks for posting your excellent drawing, a fine tribute to Opus.

    Nancy
     
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    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    RIP Opus :angelpus:
     
  6. corw314

    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    RIP Opus...What an awesome pic! Maybe the revival of your talent is pending.....thanks to Opus!!!!
     
  7. ckeiser

    ckeiser GPO Supporter

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    The pics and vids of Opus were great, seemed like an awesome ceph.
    Best wishes
     
  8. jeramhyde

    jeramhyde Cuttlefish Registered

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    RIP Opus :-(
     

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