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Our best man died
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seahag    Posted 02-13-2005 at 10:13:08       [Reply]  [No Email]
this must be the death day...just got a call that the guy who was our best man died,,59...had a stroke a year back..now hes gone...old man taking it pretty hard...


Farmall    Posted 02-14-2005 at 19:25:16       [Reply]  [Send Email]

Sorry ta hear it. Suppose he was a particular friend of your husbands. That makes it rough iffn ya get to thinkin bout it too long. Dang. I be married 3 times, the last today in 1974, lasted till 88, and I cant remember a single one ofg who was my bestus man.


Dieselrider    Posted 02-13-2005 at 16:28:10       [Reply]  [No Email]
I am sorry for your loss and will keep you in my prayers.


Salmoneye    Posted 02-13-2005 at 12:59:21       [Reply]  [No Email]
My sympathies...


toolman    Posted 02-13-2005 at 12:08:24       [Reply]  [No Email]
sure sorry to hear that, it makes one wonder sometimes how they are chosen to go.i have friends younger and older now passed on and more everyday and it only seems like yesterday that we were out sitting by the lake enjoying a cool one,give my best to your husband and to you to,sorry.


Hollie    Posted 02-13-2005 at 10:52:14       [Reply]  [No Email]
It was a way of life and sometimes it made me crazy.
All that re-fixing, reheating, renewing, I wanted just once to be
wasteful.
Waste meant affluence.
Throwing things away meant you knew there'd always be more.

But then my Mother died, and on that clear summer's night,
In the warmth of the hospital room,
I was struck with the pain of learning that
sometimes there isn't any 'more.'
Sometimes, what we care about most gets all used up
And goes away...never to return.
So...while we have it...it's best we love it.....
And care for it .....and fix it when it's broken.....and heal it when it's
sick.

This is true.....for marriage.....and old cars.....
And children with bad report cards.....and dogs with bad hips.....
And aging parents.....and grandparents.
We keep them because they are worth it,
Because we are worth it. Some things we keep.
Like a best friend that moved away --
Or -- a classmate we grew up with.

There are just some things that make life important,
Like people we know who are special.....
And so, we keep them close!

*found this in my email...thought ya might enjoy it.....h


Mrs Peanut    Posted 02-13-2005 at 10:43:16       [Reply]  [No Email]
Please know, Peanut and I am very sorry to hear the sad news. We all cherish our friends…and know how difficult it is on the ones left behind. We will have you both in our warm thoughts.

D


Hollie    Posted 02-13-2005 at 10:36:09       [Reply]  [No Email]
oh well good heavens...this chain of events needs to stop and soon....i'm so sorry dear...just two weeks ago we went to the funeral of our (hubbys) best man's mom...seeing my husband and his old pal Joe sure brought back the memories...and i started to smile in spite of my whereabouts...when a friend came up to me and said, "hey, idiot, what are you smiling about? your at a funeral for petty sakes"...and i told her i was just picturing how we ran around, late nights, no money, tires bad, junk cars, the boys are both now MEN..with the hair all but gone and the gray in the mustashes and pokey bellys where it ya use to be able to count ribs....she nodded her head and agreeded with me...time does go by...and by and by and by. sorry for your loss.........h


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