Happy Friday my friends – we made it another week! This week while surfing the net in my bedroom, I came across this poem titled I Was Dying. I think it was so appropriate these days where we can be in such a rush with daily life that we don’t stop and smell the roses. I hope that this touches you the way it did us here at the Hotel Thompson. Happy Friday and let’s live some this weekend!
03/06/2015 at 12:33 pm
Great find, hmm I’m still on the college stage 😀
03/06/2015 at 1:03 pm
Snorts! Me – well I’m still on the living stage looking for Miss Piggy to leave the green thing and marry me stage 🙂 XOXO – Bacon
03/06/2015 at 12:34 pm
that’s what I always say, enjoy efurry day, it’s the best friday of this week and tomorrow we will get this weeks best saturday.
03/06/2015 at 1:27 pm
Exactly! That’s a great point brother. Live for TODAY and have an awesome time. Life is too short to wish everything on tomorrow. XOXO – Bacon
Sand Spring Chesapeakes
03/06/2015 at 12:55 pm
Tears, such a true statement, I often think of this. We do need to slow down. Thank you for sharing this.
03/06/2015 at 2:31 pm
Thank you my friend. Life is way too fast. Sometimes we need to enjoy who we are with and what we are doing in the moment to actually live life. Happy weekend! XOXO – Bacon
03/06/2015 at 1:02 pm
Powerful, Piggy dude
03/06/2015 at 2:32 pm
aaww – thanks my friend. Sometimes the serious oinker comes out in me and I have to set my mom straight about what’s really important in life 🙂 Happy a great weekend! XOXO – Bacon
03/06/2015 at 3:52 pm
Yeah -Same here. I hate when that happens! Mol!
03/06/2015 at 3:11 pm
I find this on the internet too the other day, and found it so sad, but eye-opening. Serves as a reminder to enjoy today. “Todo a su tiempo,” as my mother says.
03/06/2015 at 5:03 pm
Yes I agree 100%. Live for today – I mean really live. XOXO – Bacon
03/06/2015 at 5:12 pm
Well said. Like Granny used to say when I was wishing to be old enough for this or that, “You’re foolish to wish your life away.”
03/09/2015 at 2:13 pm
Exactly! That is so true. We need to stop and enjoy the moments we are in and who we are with. XOXO – Bacon
03/06/2015 at 5:43 pm
Great poem. Does make you really think.
03/06/2015 at 6:49 pm
Great poem Bacon…I remember when I was truly dying because I had Cancer….I was only 28-29 yrs old. Once I had surgery & got treatment & recovered I decided ‘no more dying’ to do anything else…it was a HUGE wake up call…..
This July 4th (yes Independance Day) it will 30 yrs since the surgery!
I am glad to be alive 😉
Love Sherri-Ellen ❤
03/09/2015 at 2:16 pm
Oh my goodness!! Well I’m going to say Happy Birthday on your anniversary date. I’m so glad you are here with me my sweet dear friend!! I like “No more dying”. We need to live every day as much as we can. You never know when one day will be here to take us away. XOXO – Bacon
03/09/2015 at 3:05 pm
I let myself get sicker & sicker Bacon…I went from 153 lbs to 110 lbs & could not keep any food down. I KNEW how sick I was & had been in denial as I was married to my hubby Paul who was a total Quadriplegic. I tried to carry on as if nothing was wrong. DENIAL. It was stupid & almost cost me my life!
I had exploratory surgery 3 weeks b4 the actual surgery; it was a risk but the Surgeon said I had run out of time….
I will never do something THAT stupid again!
After surgery I was a mere 106 lbs & could wear a Large T-shirt as a dress!
It took me years to put the wwight back on. I was truly blessed to have survived.
Love Sherri-Ellen ❤
03/09/2015 at 4:03 pm
*WE* were truly blessed that you survived my sweet friend. I so glad that you did and that we met. We love you Miss Sherri-Ellen!! All of us here at the Hotel Thompson loves you. ❤ XOXO – Bacon
03/09/2015 at 5:44 pm
Thank you Bacon & June for the kind words. I rarely speak of that part of my past. It sounds so dramatic; mind you, it truly was!!!
I am so glad I got myself looked at & fixed & that G-D saw fit to let me live…
If I would ahve been told I would have so many friends around the world from blogging I would never have believed it!!!! Life is a magical journey isn’t it??
((((hugs)))) an LOVE Sherri-Ellen ❤ ❤
03/10/2015 at 12:24 am
Yes it is. Friends are out in our lives for reasons that are unknown to us at the time. I’m glad to say you are my friend. I’m very proud of you. XOXO – Bacon
03/10/2015 at 4:10 pm
I have gone thru so much in my life (that I do not speak about here).
The best part of the past is I got help & counselling & I have become the woman I was meant to be.
Thankfully I never have to go back to the ‘old days’ of abuse; neglect; Cancer…
I am so glad we are friends also.
I find my WP closer to me than family in so many ways. Your love & support have helped me more than you will know esp. when Nylablue left us 😉
(((hugs))) & ❤ Sherri-Ellen
03/10/2015 at 4:49 pm
aaww we feel the same way. Some of our closest friends are here in blogville. Only a keystroke and phone call away ❤ ❤ XOXO – Bacon
03/10/2015 at 4:53 pm
I totally agree June!
I have a blog friend from the UK who calls me once a month to talk for an hour or so. I have adopted her as my Sister & she calls me her Sister too.
I talk MORE with that lady than my Sister….go figure…
we are provided for even when we do not understand how or why…
03/11/2015 at 9:11 am
That is exactly how my mommy feels my friend! XOXO – Bacon
03/06/2015 at 9:05 pm
It is the simple things in life that matter the most to me. I agree that some times we all get caught up in the hustle and bustle of life that we forget to slow down and enjoy it. When I lost my favorite brother-n-law years ago, I think that is when it really hit me hard. He was 50 years old, a tri-athlete, and he got cancer. Enjoy each day, I agree, and don’t worry about things that you have no control over. LOVE LIFE!
03/09/2015 at 2:17 pm
Amen! Live like there is no tomorrow and try not to sweat the small stuff. Sometimes it’s easier said than done and I have to remind mommy of it. XOXO – Bacon
Molly The Wally
03/07/2015 at 4:24 am
LOL so true. Have a super Saturday.
Best wishes Molly
Midwestern Plant Girl
03/07/2015 at 9:15 am
The past is history,
The future not guaranteed
But there is today and that is a gift.
This is why we call it the present!
03/09/2015 at 2:28 pm
Awesomesauce and so very true!! XOXO – Bacon
03/08/2015 at 6:43 pm
great reminder! ❤