"Sharing can be a way of healing. Grief and loss can isolate,
anger even alienate. Shared with others, emotions unite
as we see we aren't alone. We realize others weep with us."
~Susan Wittig Albert

Through our writing, we walk out of the darkness into the light
together, one small step at a time, recording history, educating
America, and we are healing.
~CJ/Todd Dierdorff

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

To Friendship

When I found this in my mailbox, it made me laugh and it made me feel good because it came from a very good friend.  Naturally, I thought about all of you.  I hope it brings a smile and brightens your day. ~CJ

Friendship ~ None of that Sissy Shit!

Are you tired of those sissy 'friendship' poems that always sound good, but never actually come close to reality?  Well, here is a series of promises that actually speak of true friendship.  You will see no cute little smiley faces here ~ just the stone cold truth of our great and growing  friendship.

1. When you're sad ~ I'll help you get drunk and plot revenge against the sorry bastard who made you sad.

2. When you're blue ~ I will try to dislodge whatever is choking you.

3. When you smile ~ I will know you are thinking of something ornery that I would probably want to be involved in.

4. When you're scared ~ I will rag on you about it every chance I get until you're NOT.

5. When you're worried ~ I'll tell you horrible stories about how much worse it could be until you quit whining.

6. When you're confused ~ I will talk slowly and try to use only little words.

7. When you're sick ~ Stay the hell away from me until you are well again. I don't want whatever you have.

8. When you fall ~ I will laugh at your clumsy ass, but I'll help you up.

9. This is my oath ~ I pledge it to the end. 'Why?' you may ask ~ because you are my friend.

Friendship is like peeing your pants, everyone can see it, but only you can feel the true warmth.

Send this to 10 of your closest friends (me, too) ... then get depressed because you can only think of 4.

“I am only one, but I am one. I can't do everything, but I can do something. The something I ought to do, I can do. And by the grace of God, I will.” ~Everett Hale

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  1. Oh my God this is hilarious! Yeah I have friends who were JUST like this and fun. I have to send this to Kat, better yet, I'll send her here to read all of them.

    Your husband Doug was so cute! I love his smile.

  2. Thank you for reading and commenting, Gabby. Yes, Doug was handsome and had a great smile! Thank you again.


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