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Monday, 11 May 2015

Enjoy the singing.

I have a funeral today. I do not want to go, as it makes it all true, something I'd rather not believe. I've had a few too many of these lately. I am not happy that I seem to meet cancer and death with every phone call.

It seems a sad stage of life - gone are the engagements, weddings and babies. In comes the shattered lives, divorce and illness.

In Theroux's Hotel Honolulu he says "The only difference between a Hawaiian wedding and a Hawaiian funeral...was that there was one less person singing at the funeral".

This is life in it's simplest terms. So enjoy it while you are singing.


16 comments:

  1. Oh no :( So sorry for your loss.
    A very apt quote though by Theroux
    Today I'll sing ...
    L

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  2. So sorry for your loss. Sending you love xx

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  3. I'm sorry to hear this. Cancer and death are shitty things to deal with for all involved. I hope it goes as well as can be expected.

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  4. Yes, enjoy the singing and rejoice that they lived x

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  5. What a beautiful quote. Sorry you have to go to a funeral... Sending you love xx

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  6. So sorry. There's too much crappy stuff at the moment. Take care. x

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  7. I hope today is not too painful. Life does seem to swing in phases doesn't it?

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  8. So sorry for your loss. There's a lot of bad news going around these days. Sending big hugs x

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  9. That is quite a beautiful, and yet sad quote.
    Sorry for your loss Lydia. I hope it was as nice as a funeral can be. xx

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  10. Sorry for your loss :( Hope the funeral went as well as could be expected.

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  11. Hugs to you. I hope the funeral was a fitting send off.

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  12. Oh you poor thing. Losing loved ones is terrible and something you never want to endure. Hang in there. I can only hope the singing comes back soon!

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  13. So sorry for all your loss and heartache lovely lady. Sending lots of fairy wishes and butterfly kisses your way xx

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  14. That quote says it all - I'm determined to enjoy my singing while it lasts. Hope your week has improved Lydia x

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  15. Oh sweety :( Sending you love and hugs xoxoxoxoxo

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