Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Tribute to a Good Friend
On May 20, 2008, I lost a very good friend, one I'd been friends with for over 30 years (since grade school). Her name was Katarina and she fought a very brave battle with colon cancer. Her poor body gave out, leaving behind a husband and four beautiful children, parents, a brother, sister, nieces and nephews as well as MANY, MANY friends.
She was loyal, kind and thought of everyone else before herself. She was an avid gardener though she didn't get much chance to enjoy it this year. She was always interested in everyone else. She travelled to all kinds of interesting places, including China, Paris, Chile and Honduras. She was very creative, did ceramics, quilting and was an avid reader.
We will all miss her greatly.
My advice to one and all is "enjoy life while you can. No one knows how long we'll be here." Here's to my friend, Katarina. May her gentle spirit live on forever.