It’s been a long day.

It’s been a long day, a three hundred and seventy odd miles round trip. Left home at 9am and 8.15pm return.

We lost a very dear friend in this last fortnight. Today was his funeral and we had to travel to Devon to attend. It was a long day, a sad day and also a celebration of our dear friends life. His coffin entered to Tina Turners Simply the best, we were invited to sing Westlife’s You lift me up and There is a green hill far away (Hymn) and after two very poignant eluegies he left us to Always look on the bright side of life. Which sums him up perfectly.

So that’s why I have not posted or hardly commented today it’s not that I am ignoring you guys I have just been otherwise involved. Hopefully I will be back tomorrow. Love to you all. I am so tired I am off to bed. Normal service resumes tomorrow.πŸ’œ

55 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jen Goldie
    Feb 27, 2020 @ 20:55:20



  2. Alethea Kehas
    Feb 27, 2020 @ 21:02:08

    I’m so sorry you lost a dear friend. ❀️


  3. Ritu
    Feb 27, 2020 @ 21:04:17

    Always sad to sad goodbye to a friend, Sis. Sorry for your loss πŸ˜₯πŸ’œπŸ™πŸ½


  4. Savoring Sixty and Beyond
    Feb 27, 2020 @ 21:04:58

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Hugs to you!! Hope you can get some rest.


  5. KC
    Feb 27, 2020 @ 21:44:54

    What a beautiful ending, the video/song. Sorry about your friend.


  6. Jane Dougherty
    Feb 27, 2020 @ 21:50:28

    What a good choice to go out on! Sleep well πŸ™‚


  7. JT Twissel
    Feb 27, 2020 @ 22:14:17

    Sleep well – you were a good friend to him.


  8. trentpmcd
    Feb 27, 2020 @ 22:27:08

    I’m sorry for the loss of your friend. Great choice of music.


  9. Maggie
    Feb 27, 2020 @ 22:55:18

    Holding sacred space for you, Willow. I send you love and hugs and pray you are surrounded by love and caring.


  10. pensitivity101
    Feb 27, 2020 @ 23:29:00

    I’m sorry for your loss Willow and can appreciate the journey. It was a round trip of over 500 miles to visit my Mum in Poole and we had to do that in a day.
    Rest up and give yourself time to recover from the trip. ❀ ❀ ❀


    • willowdot21
      Feb 27, 2020 @ 22:56:12

      Gosh! Five hundred miles that’s quiet a feat . Thank you for your kind words, I am worn out and hopefully be sleeping soon πŸ’œπŸ’œ


      • pensitivity101
        Feb 28, 2020 @ 14:08:47

        It was 270 miles each way for a couple of hours or so with my Mum, precious time well spent, but a gruelling journey. My sister had no idea of distance or time as she’d never made the journey, yet expected us to visit frequently as if we were just round the corner. Ironically when we did live round the corner (7 miles) she never visited us once!

      • willowdot21
        Feb 28, 2020 @ 14:19:01

        I completely understand, families wear you out . We get it all to carry with Alan’s Mum though we are the furthest away. Bless you πŸ’œ

      • pensitivity101
        Feb 28, 2020 @ 14:41:01

        I wish Bro were closer, but I’ll be calling him this weekend to touch base. I have little contact from OB and my sister now, which is OK with me anyway.

      • willowdot21
        Feb 28, 2020 @ 14:51:50

        I repeat Family….πŸ˜ŽπŸ’œ

  11. thoughtsnlifeblog
    Feb 28, 2020 @ 01:24:18

    Very sorrow for your loss. It is so sad. Funerals and eulogies are always moving, emotional and bring out a flood of tears. I bet you are tired physically and emotionally.

    Beautiful song and graphics.


  12. Dale
    Feb 28, 2020 @ 01:35:54

    So sorry for your loss, Willow. It’s not easy to lose a friend.


  13. cordeliasmom2012
    Feb 28, 2020 @ 02:32:04

    Hugs, Willow. Get some rest.


  14. robertawrites235681907
    Feb 28, 2020 @ 03:53:53

    Funerals are very emotionally draining, Willow.


  15. Widdershins
    Feb 28, 2020 @ 03:58:59

    We owe so much to Monty Python. πŸ™‚ … sounds like it was a wonderful send-off … may you catch up with yourself soon.


  16. Ruth
    Feb 28, 2020 @ 09:01:50

    Big hugs Willow ❀


  17. Laura M Bailey
    Feb 28, 2020 @ 13:04:58



  18. Marje @ Kyrosmagica
    Feb 28, 2020 @ 17:42:25

    So sorry. ❀


  19. Anne Copeland
    Mar 05, 2020 @ 01:46:49

    The loss of a friend is always difficult to deal with. May you rejoice in the friendship you had for such a long time. Peace and blessings always, Anne


  20. Anne Copeland
    Mar 08, 2020 @ 21:32:14

    You too! Hugs and blessings always, Anne


  21. Anne Copeland
    Mar 08, 2020 @ 22:11:30

    I know. I have lost a number of really good friends over the years. It never gets easy just as losing a pet is never easy even if you have or get other ones. But we benefited from the time we did know and have them in our lives, all of them. Hugs and blessings, Anne always


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