R.I.P. Julie

This morning I received one of those phone calls.  One from a dear friend telling me that one of our own has passed away.  I last saw Julie at the Rising Sun Youth Group reunion a few short months ago.  I sat next to her and we caught up on each others lives.  She said a couple of things in conversation that I wanted to talk to her more about.  A couple of times I was going to make an effort to contact her so she could finish her thoughts.  I didn’t do it.  Now she is gone.  Life is short and precious!

5 thoughts on “R.I.P. Julie

  1. I’m sorry Nina. Life is too short. It is a little bit of extra effort to stay in touch and then something like this. 😦

    Just for the record any of you are welcome to call or text anytime. I worry that we are going to lose touch with each other.

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    • Mary Beth – I thought you disliked texting or I would send you occasional texts. I think about you so often I would love to be able to drop you a quick little note when something reminds me of you! I would have sent you an occasional petanque picture since you and Craig are responsible for getting that started.

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      • Well, I have a really old flip phone and everything is SO small that I have to use my glasses (which I really still hate wearing) but I have been texting more just because I have to. I don’t think I could view a picture because I don’t have a smart phone. But you could text me any time.

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  2. I’m sorry Nina. It’s so much sadder when you have regrets about not reaching out. Lesson taught for the next time that fleeting thought pops into your head about dropping someone a line.
    For instance, I recently thought to myself (last Monday) “Oh, that’s funny, I should tell Nina” and then I thought nooo, that’s stupid. Then I went ahead anyway and texted Nina! 🙂
    Then this week I texted Tami a question I needed help with. I was so proud of myself for not worrying if you guys would think I was just being odd.
    I’m glad this train of thought came up. It’s a good warning that if suddenly you start receiving the occasional text from me for a weird thing, it’s because I suddenly thought of you, and I wanted to text, so I did! So THERE!
    Wow, that whole comment went astray didn’t it?

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