I Have a Friend For Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 75 People

    Our Best Man

    My husbands best mate of 70 years passed away 2 months ago. They grew up together since the age of five. It was only natural that he was our Best Man at our wedding. We all lived in their home town until he moved interstate 13 years ago, and we did our tree change 6 years ago...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    1 Response Dec 16, 2012

    Silver01ta

    His name on here is Silver01TA.  I realized tonight when we were talking that I love him very deeply and I am lucky to have this very special man in my life forever. I love my best friend so much.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2009

    On The Home Leg.

    Well after 4 1/2 months on the trail, my bff and hubby are on their last leg of their trek around Australia. They spent lunch with us today and we caught up on some of their travels. They look so well, but bf had a worrying time in West Aust. when she had a fall and cut her shin...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Aug 4, 2010

    My Life Long Friend

    It gives one, a warm and thankful feeling to know, that whenever you need a shoulder to lean on or an ear to listen to your fears or woes, your longtime friend is there to comfort you.. warts and all. I have one such person in my life... she has been there for me since we...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    5 Responses Aug 23, 2009

    Thanksgiving And Celebration

    One of my friends lost her mother last week and her funeral was held to day. it was more of a celebration really, as this beautiful Lady was 95 years young, and up until 6 weeks ago, she lived by herself. She had a very full life and was farewelled by over 250 mourners. May this...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    2 Responses Jul 28, 2010

    My Soul Sister.

    We met through work way back in the 1970's. We found that we had so much in common, it was like we were twins. Our men folk bonded as well, which made it easier when we spent week-ends away. We'd go interstate, every long-weekend, we played Bingo together, shared our daughter's...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    3 Responses Jul 8, 2011

    What Christmas Means To Me...

    There is a list of folks I know all written in a book And every year at Christmas time I go and take a look. And this is when I realize that these names are a part not of the book they are written in But of my very heart. For each name stands for someone who has touched my life...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Dec 23, 2010

    DO You Sometimes Think You Are Loosing Your Marbles ??

      Well here is the cure... just smile and say... Dear Lord ... I know you're watching over me and I'm feeling truly blessed For no matter what I pray for You always know what's best! I have this circle of E-Mail friends, who mean the world to me; Some days I...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Aug 25, 2009

    50 Years....

    My very best friend will celebrate her Golden Wedding Anniversary on Saturday ... we are going to gather on Sunday to toast them on this milestone event. With all her health problems these last four years we will toast her twice..... thats a good excuse do you think???
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    3 Responses Nov 27, 2009

    Far Away Friends

    I have a friend, we attended Primary & Secondary school, shared our first pay packet, cigarette etc., we lost touch. We met up again and if was as if we had never been apart. That was until 3 years ago she went to live in England, I missed her our daily chats and confessions...
    jacobite2 jacobite2
    51-55, F
    11 Responses May 12, 2009

    My Cracked Pot Friends....

    An elderly Chinese woman had two large pots, each hung on the ends of a pole which she carried across her neck. One of the pots had a crack in it while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water. At the end of the long walks from the stream to...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    9 Responses Jun 23, 2010

    It Hurts When You Have To Say Goodbye.

    Yesterday I attended the funeral of my old work mate's husband. Unfortunately we are reaching THAT AGE when me see more of the old crowd in those situations than the celebratry kind. Although it was a sad gathering for the loss of Mike, we shared so many happy memories and tears...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    1 Response Mar 16, 2011

    70th

    My friend for life celebrates her 70th birthday this week, 1st April. We gathered to give her a Suprise Luncheon last Sunday and was rewarded with her getting a very big shock..lol My two children and her three had not seen one another for over 30 years. Last time when all...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    5 Responses Mar 30, 2010
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