Thursday, November 09, 2006

stop. pause. reflect. rewind.

5 years ago today my life as i knew it changed in an instant

therefore ever since on November 9th i stop, pause, reflect and rewind to remember my dear friend Lisa Marie Nicole Sharpe, who was on her way to work, just like any other day, when her car spun out of control and into an on-coming lane of traffic, she wasn't killed instantly and hung on for another day before leaving all of us and moving on for bigger and better things

it blows my mind to think that 5 years have gone by in an instant faster than a blink of an eye, when in fact i still feel like i'm 21 (and super skinny), that my group of friends and i were going to live forever and concur the world....

it's raining here today, just like it was on that dreaded god awful day, almost feels like deja vu except so many things are different now.....where to begin really? if i could sit with you now and tell you what you missed i don't even know where i would begin?

you wouldn't know about text messaging
you wouldn't know what America's next top model was a t.v. show or that Tyra Banks hosted it
you wouldn't know who Kevin Federline was
or who Paris Hilton is
you wouldn't know about Hurricane Katrina and the devastation it caused
you wouldn't know that the Boston Red Soxs won the World Series thus ending there curse
you wouldn't know that the Crocodile Hunter is dead
you wouldn't know who the hell TomKat was and probably wouldn't believe me when i told you that Tom Cruise has lost his marbles.....
you've missed so many good movies and awsome songs

more importantly you've missed the changes in all our lives
"J" is now with another women and happy and they just recently bought a house
Sandy is well Sandy, she hasn't been the same since you left us
Marsha & Jason now have two beautiful little girls
Shelly & Jamie now have a son
Jilly & "M" are engaged and living together
and hubby and I have been married for 3 years! imagine that!

i like to think that you watch out for all of us though, and i'm sure you do, sort of a guardian angel for "the circle"

i miss you terribly and i think of you all the time


Dawn said...

THis is such a heartfelt tribute - and I am sorry for your loss. Your deep love and affection for your friend shines through - honoring her life.

melanie said...

wow. great tribute. its tough losing a friend physically as well as mentally.

thanks for sharing your love of her with me.

flea said...

dawn - it helps for me to get it out, off my chest, sort of a healing process for me, thanks for your kind words, it truly means a lot to me :)

melanie - thanks for stopping by, it is truly life altering and amazing how we cope, deal and move on with our lives, i'm so greatful to have had what time we did together, i just hope i never, ever forget her

Barry said...

Some people impact us more than others - then, there are some we look back on and go - wow, I didn't know that person made such a difference in my life - OK, I am rambling, I guess sort of relating to what you are saying.

I think I saw Tom Cruises Marbles for sale on Ebay

The Absent Minded Landlord said...

It's amazing how quickly times flies. But, she is still with you, I promiss.

On a side note, I've actually been following K-Fed for about ten years. Ah, those were the days when he was still giddy with all the loser potential built up in front of him. Now that he's just a WT, soon-to-be-ex-golddigger, I just can't bring myself to care anymore ;)

Anonymous said...

That was such a beautiful post. Thank you for sharing.

Wandering Coyote said...

Nice post, Flea; very well done.

tshsmom said...

What a beautiful tribute! You won't forget her, trust me. As an 'old bag', I've lost several friends. They're still in my heart.

Miss 1999 said...

*Sends you BIG hugs* I know how hard it is losing a dear friend, that was a beautiful tribute- *hugs*

flea said...

thank you everyone for your kind words and thoughts, it truly means a lot to me


Dawn said...

Just popped by to see how you are doing. Hope all is cool with you. xox

Nancy Drew said...

Flea what a great tribute. I'm very sorry for the loss of your friend, who you obviously care deeply for. Hope that the loss is easier to deal with over time....and thank you for honoring her memory.

Ben O. said...

Very heartwarming post - I find myself drawn to your "conversation" and I realize I wish I didn't know about some of those things.

Nice post - Ben O.

mcBlogger said...

That is the sweetest, you had me near to tears.

Sadie Lou said...

mmm. Sad. It's always sad when a young life is cut short. It's scary because the more people you love--the greater your chances are that you'll lose someone in a tragic accident and it's paralyzing to think that life is so fragile.
It helps to remember the people who have gone because it helps us focus on those that are still here.