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A letter to my friend.

Dear Celine,
You left us a year ago today and I need you to know how important you have always been to me.
I am grateful for the 20 years I had with you.
I miss how easy it was to be your friend. 
You were always there, always smiling, always willing to help.  There was never any drama and I could always catch right back up with you, regardless how often we talked.
I love looking back at your Facebook page and reading your words in the comments, it makes it seem like you are still here.
I have so much video of you from our crazy high school/ball years that I will eventually create into a compilation, but I still need some time.
I wish I would have called and texted you more.
I miss you.
I love you.

Here are some pictures from the last time I saw you, when we did the photoshoot for your 30 somethings post.

Until we meet again, friend.










Comments

  1. Wow, already a year has past. Very nice post about your friend and beautiful pictures! Thinking of you today Deena!

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  2. So sorry to hear about your loss Deena. Anniversary days are so hard, but glad that you have some wonderful memories to look back on.

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  3. Very sorry for your loss!! Beautiful post about a beautiful friend!! Glad blogging provides you an outlet for your memories!!

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  4. What a heartfelt tribute to your friend. You have such an artistic eye, Deena, even in the order and arrangement of the pictures you posted of Celine. I love how she seems to come closer to the viewer/reader in the last two pictures but has that bright halo of light about her. I hope writing this post brought you some comfort.

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