Saturday, February 4, 2012

On the periphery

My friend died yesterday. Or the day before, since I rely on emails. She wasn't a close friend - I worked with her a long time ago. There was a group of people who got really close at that time - they used to get together every Thursday to watch Friends. I was climbing then, on Thursday nights, so never got that close to any of them. I feel bad for all of them, who I also only know a little bit except for one.

I was going to write that I tend to be on the periphery when there are groups of people. Then I thought no. Then I thought yes. I have some close close friends, but not groups of people. Which isn't necessarily bad, it's just different.

So, enjoy your life, beginning today.


laura b. said...

I'm sorry to hear of your friend's death. Even if you don't feel that you were close, I am sure you are feeling the loss of someone you knew and liked.

silly rabbit said...

That is sad news. I'm sorry to hear it.
I think that some of us don't have big groups of close friends, just a few. I can't imagine being in a situation like on "Friends" with that many people supposedly close.

Mel said...


I'm sorry.


3GKnight said...

So sorry. Death does a good job of helping you appreciate the close friends we have.

Mrs. Hairy Woman said...

Sad to hear about your friend.. whether we are close to them or not.. the loss is still there..