Blog Tales

A Friend's Passing...

Vine

Holding on...
Life so fragile...
Yet so tenacious and strong...
How could it be
that you were just here,
feasting and sharing friendship,
celebrating your heart's love,
as we gathered
with laughter,
cherishing each other
and the stories we share...
Seventy years of footsteps,
last night
you crossed a threshold
that we can not yet follow...
Your smile
and sweet hug
still wrap around my shoulders
leaving an ache in my heart,
in the space where I grew to love you...

My dear friend Dr. J, lost her sweetheart and partner last night. Some of you know Dr. J personally, and some of you have come to know her through our de-cluttering enterprises that we've been helping each other with. Please hold her and Joe's family in your thoughts, sending them your love. Joe and Dr. J found each other later in life... and shared a very deep and loving relationship. My life has been so enriched in getting to know Joe and his amazing outlook on seeing the positive in life, and making every breath of life, have meaning...

Photo: Newly planted pea vines growing in our garden...