Friday, July 19, 2013

RIP my friend

I am a little sad today ................ an old friend has passed away.  Sue had battled cancer for many years and had such a great positive attitude, but 52 is far too young to go.

Sue & Cathy

Sue, Alan & Cathy

Our old 'gang'
We were quite the gang in our younger years.  I first met Sue in about '74 and we shared a flat in '78 - then as adults, we went our separate ways.   We caught up again in 2006 for another friend's birthday and kept in touch for a little while, but then life got in the way again.

I have so many fond memories of our teenage years together and I am so sad that I didn't keep in touch more often and give her a quick call when I thought about her - which was often - just to say hello  :(

It was really strange, as I was thinking about her on Wednesday ...... I was tidying up my sewing room and came across the "Bean Bag Pal' she gave me for my 18th birthday

Note to self :  make that phone call when you think about it, don't put it off!

Thank you for visiting my blog today - I hope you have a good day.
Remember, any day doing something you love makes it a good day ;-)

Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.

5 comments:

  1. oh Cathy i am so sorry ,such a sad story,but its nice that you have so many lovely memories in your heart of Sue and your special times together,and i will ring my friends more often,RIP Sue and big hugs to you Cathy.xx

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  2. Awe...thanks for sharing!
    Hugs & prayers~
    Lori

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  3. sorry to hear about your friend Cathy... it is always difficult when someone goes so early...
    Hugz

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  4. Yes - 52 is too early. Sending you a big hug Cathy. Thanks for the reminder to 'just do it' when the thought pops up.

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  5. So sorry to hear of the loss of your friend. Cherish the good memories of Sue. Hugs.

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