people come into our lives and quickly go. Some people move our souls
to dance. They awaken us to new understandings with the passing whisper
of their wisdom. Some people make the sky more beautiful to gaze upon.
They stay in our lives for awhile, leave footprints on our hearts, and
we are never the same ~Flavia Weedn~
so suddenly, unexpected, surreal, she is gone.
We art journaled every week together.
We had plans to live under palm trees (I did that one!)
We were living in Bellingham, Washington...we were Mermaids with dreams of sunny beaches, bikinis and Cabana Boys who delivered us Cosmopolitans, fresh paints, brushes and canvases and sushi by the sea.
She married her "Troll", Richard.
I moved to Mexico. She had plans to come visit. Her illness kept her away. Then Richard lost his own battle against cancer. Now, two years later, she is dancing among the stars with him again...they are in search of Vegetarian Angels to plan a Valentine Dinner for. That's just how they were...he was planning the meal, beating the drum, and she was blowing balloons and sprinkling glitter and confetti everywhere.
My heart has been cracked open and I am putting the pieces back together with giggles and smiles and tears and memories of my dear sweet Mermaid Angel, Sherri-Angie-Marks.
is like a circle and someday, if we travel in opposite directions, we'll meet