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Lewis

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Re: I love the logo!
« Reply #15 on: March 16, 2015, 12:03:56 AM »
Where's the like button??!

Love 3 and 4.

The "Like" button is now available! :D

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« Reply #16 on: March 16, 2015, 12:44:00 AM »
Where's the like button??!

Love 3 and 4.

The "Like" button is now available! :D

Thank you!
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Re: I love the logo!
« Reply #17 on: March 16, 2015, 10:08:24 PM »
The widda logo came from the Widdas Gone Wild Bago a few years ago.  We started using it on our bago t-shirts.  I'm not positive, but I think Lewis came up with it.  It could have been a collaborative effort.  (I think we had been teasingly using it as our "gang" sign.  =)

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I am glad everyone likes it! And no, it is not a play on the word Wicca, :) To me, the heart represents the love we have for our widda family...the struggles that we help carry each other through...the many hugs given at bagos... Over all, the logo represents the bond that we have in our club that no one wants to be in.

Thanks for calling attention to the logo! I am really glad that everyone likes it! :D

Lewis

Would it be possible to sell them? I know we have a no selling policy/profiting from our wid status but I want one. I would love to be on vacation somewhere and be noticed and approached by a fellow wid. Or vice versa.  Just a thought. And btw, thank you Lewis!! Love you!

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« Reply #18 on: March 16, 2015, 10:33:46 PM »
I agree too, great choice, perfect. That is how I feel when I meet a wid or talk to one here. There is an instant heartfelt bond. The unspoken, "I know, it is really, really bad" but I will walk it with you.

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Re: I love the logo!
« Reply #19 on: March 16, 2015, 11:06:43 PM »
The widda logo came from the Widdas Gone Wild Bago a few years ago.  We started using it on our bago t-shirts.  I'm not positive, but I think Lewis came up with it.  It could have been a collaborative effort.  (I think we had been teasingly using it as our "gang" sign.  =)

Yes! It definitely was a collaborative effort with us at the Widdas Gone Wild Bago. We adopted the gesture as our "gang" symbol. I took it a step further and asked my good friend, Judah, at judahcreative.com to digitize our sign into a logo. He took our idea and came up with the heart with the crossed fingers to add to it. I loved it! Threw some cash at him and received the logo as my own. :D

I am glad everyone likes it! And no, it is not a play on the word Wicca, :) To me, the heart represents the love we have for our widda family...the struggles that we help carry each other through...the many hugs given at bagos... Over all, the logo represents the bond that we have in our club that no one wants to be in.

Thanks for calling attention to the logo! I am really glad that everyone likes it! :D

Lewis

Got to give props to your friend, Judah, very talented guy.  I checked out his site and he has some amazing artwork and designs.  I'm in the same line of work, but he makes it look easy.

Still, I have no clue what a bago is?


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Re: I love the logo!
« Reply #20 on: March 16, 2015, 11:17:32 PM »
[quote author=tkent74 link=topic=49.msg2366#msg2366 date=1426565203

Still, I have no clue what a bago is?



Hi, Kent.  Welcome to the club that nobody wants to belong to.

A bago, short for widowbago, is simply a social gathering of widows/widowers.  The term was coined many years ago after people on the original YWBB decided they wanted to meet with people that they were communicating with on that board.  So...people plan get-togethers that might be a dinner at a restaurant to weekends to extended weekends where people get together and enjoy each others company.  There are some areas in the US, in particular where groups meet fairly regularly.  Some bagos have become yearly events and people travel from across the country to attend.  These events are usually advertised in the Widowbago section of the board and are open to any widows/widowers.

I have been to many such gatherings as well as one-on-one meetings with people here from the board.  I've also met with board widows in Australia and Canada, but my "home" group is based in the Connecticut area where I used to live and where I attended my first bago less than 2 months after losing my first husband. 

I hope this answered your question.

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Lewis

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Re: I love the logo!
« Reply #21 on: March 17, 2015, 01:07:13 AM »

Got to give props to your friend, Judah, very talented guy.  I checked out his site and he has some amazing artwork and designs.  I'm in the same line of work, but he makes it look easy.

Still, I have no clue what a bago is?

Yeah Judah is truly gifted. :) He and his wife were a big help after my wife died. They babysat my youngest son when I went back to work and were the perfect family to watch him. He still begs to visit them and it has been years since they have babysat him. :) Anyhow, when I need artwork done, he is the guy I go to! :)

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Re: I love the logo!
« Reply #22 on: March 17, 2015, 01:24:23 AM »

Would it be possible to sell them? I know we have a no selling policy/profiting from our wid status but I want one. I would love to be on vacation somewhere and be noticed and approached by a fellow wid. Or vice versa.  Just a thought. And btw, thank you Lewis!! Love you!

Aww, love you too TFO! And YES! I have a site that the WGW widdas ordered t-shirts and accessories with the logo on it. I am checking to see if there is a better place that offers more options for everyone. I figured I could add a couple of dollars to the price to help fund this forum. :D I'll have an update for you soon!

Lewis