Love and Loss

I’ve thought a lot about life and loss lately. In January, a wonderful woman was taken from us. She lived a full life…94 years. Although I only knew her for the last four and a half years, that time will always be precious to me. I came to love her like a mother.

Memories of the loss of another person I loved came to mind and I wanted to share it with you. This is the story of a friendship I developed in 1996.
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And Time Goes On

Five years ago, Safety Girl and Plain Joe met in a cozy coffee shop for the first time. I was a beautiful Friday afternoon, much like today. I remember the day well, my heart raced with anxiety and excitement not knowing how the meeting would turn out.

 That coffee date turned into a strong, growing relationship. I am so grateful my friend talked me into going. Thank you, Bernadette!