Don't forget to say "I love you" today....

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by Mom2oddson, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. Mom2oddson

    Mom2oddson Active Member

    On Saturday, our friend Dave came over to visit. husband and Dave are best friends. They joke that they are such best friends that they share the same birthdate. Those two are exactly the same age.

    We had a good visit with Dave. We went out on a motorcycle ride until it was time for husband to go to work.

    Usually, when Dave leaves, I'm busy so I just yell "good-bye Dave". Saturday, he was leaving as we got off the bikes so I was able to give him a hug good-bye. .....little did I know that it would be the last time I will ever be able to hug him.

    Two hours later, a car crossed the centerline and hit him head-on. He died instantly, which is good. His bike was destroyed. His girlfriend was 10 minutes behind him. She was able to say good-bye at the scene. She's devistated.

    So, I want to remind everyone life is fragile. You never know when you say good-bye that it might be the last time. So, tell your loved ones that you love them!!
     
  2. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    Oh, my! How horrible! I'm so very very sorry for your loss.

    ((((hugs)))))
     
  3. AnnieO

    AnnieO Shooting from the Hip

    Oh, hon... :hugs:

    You are so right, though...
     
  4. Jody

    Jody Active Member

    I am so sorry. I will keep your family in my prayers.
     
  5. 1905

    1905 Well-Known Member

    Oh no, I'm so very sorry! (hugs)
     
  6. DaisyFace

    DaisyFace Love me...Love me not

    I am so sorry!

    What a horrible thing to happen....
     
  7. PatriotsGirl

    PatriotsGirl Guest

    I am so so sorry for your loss..... :(
     
  8. Malika

    Malika Well-Known Member

    Thank you for that reminder, so important.
    I am sorry for your loss and the loss to your husband of his dear friend.
     
  9. Mattsmom277

    Mattsmom277 Active Member

    Oh I'm so sorry, condolences from this end and huge hugs for you and husband. :( Life is fragile, your reminder is a good one. (((hugs)))
     
  10. nvts

    nvts Active Member

    I'm so sorry to hear this...what a tragedy. At least you know in your heart that he died doing something that he loved with people that he loved. Life is truly fleeting...

    Beth
     
  11. shellyd67

    shellyd67 Active Member

    OMW I am so sorry ... Hugs and prayers ...
     
  12. Shari

    Shari IsItFridayYet?

    So very sorry.
     
  13. DammitJanet

    DammitJanet Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Oh gosh Mom2. Hugs to you and your husband. prayers going out to your family and your friends family.

    I have a best friend from junior high that we became inseparable back then and we shared the same birthday too. We also almost had a common name...lol. My first name is Janet and her middle name is Janette. How crazy is that?
     
  14. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    I'm so sorry...many hugs.
     
  15. susiestar

    susiestar Roll With It

    (((((hugs)))))

    I am so sorry for your loss. Thank you for reminding us.
     
  16. ctmom05

    ctmom05 Member

    I'm sorry for your tragic loss - you put it so well when you said that, indeed, we don't know when we say good bye to a special friend or family member if it might be the last time we get that chance .. .. .. how true
     
  17. witzend

    witzend Well-Known Member

    That's awful. I'm so sorry for everyone.
     
  18. Star*

    Star* call 911........call 911

    OH honey!

    I am so very sorry! Sending our sympathies and love! Let us know how you are doing. Take care of you. I was just getting ready to post and see how you were. Please be sure you are taking good care of yourself through this okay? Hugs & Love Star
     
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