I received a very funny email from my friend Nige ( who lives 50 miles or so away)
This is part of it
But you know, of course, that you always have someone to call/e-maillol
if you need a chat/rant.
Here's my assessment of your options:
Nuala = stress-free long-distance telephonic love-in
Mike = vicariously heterosexual discourse
Bel = creative firestorm with a touch of gender outrage!
Me = post-apocalyptic glitter, with a fricassee of narcissism
Hey, I think you've got a nice mix there!
This is the once-visiting friend with the smile that looks like trouble, right? I LOVE him. DiaReplyDelete
I am sure you are using the term 'friends' lightly, John. Their loss, I'd say! What we say around here is: If they can't take a joke, well, f*&k 'em!ReplyDelete
no Jim not lightlyReplyDelete
I am just mourning them just a little as they are no longer ( physically and emotionally present at the moment)
as friends they will always be there... but sometimes you want someone "around the corner" so to speak!!
me just being selfish!
I drove by "The Sportsman" at Walkley just last week. It seemed intact but "The Crown" appeared to be in its death throes - as many pubs are these days.ReplyDelete
Haha. Well, there you go. That would seem to sum up your options pretty well.ReplyDelete
But I do understand what you mean about having someone nearby.
Chatting on the internet makes it seem like they're right there, even if they're an ocean away.
Hope tomorrow is a good one for you.
Sounds like a pretty balanced lot to me!ReplyDelete
Well John, it seems to me that if you really miss them, perhaps YOU should make contact and try to arrange a meeting! They may just be sitting at their computers, right this very moment, and thinking about how much they miss you...ReplyDelete
I'd say that anyone that you consider a friend is most likely a very lucky person.
I know I shouldn't - but I do love Nigel!ReplyDelete
Nancy ist not that serious believe me... just their lives distancing them a little from "our" norm....ReplyDelete
what goes around, comes around
62 miles away, to be precise.ReplyDelete
Far enough way to be safe ;-)