Wednesday, February 9, 2011

#8 - To Friends I've Never Met

Items 21, 25, 27
Today I cried for a friend I've never met.  This makes the third time this week I've cried for a fellow blogger's loss.  I've read so many times that bloggers form a community and feel a sense of family amongst each other.  I feel like I become closer to the ones that I follow daily, especially when they share personal snippets of their lives such as a picture of a newborn child, the remodel of a house, a new job, the loss of a loved one.

Indiana and Chris at Adored Austin lost their little dachshund friend Jimi today.  Indiana's upbeat and creative wardrobe keep me coming back for more initially.  Then, when I started noticing pictures of Jimi and June (their two dachshunds) appearing in her blog I felt a connection.  I have a wiener dog too and to own one of these guys is to have a tiny friend with a ton of quirky personality.  Both of my dogs (Doby the Doxie and Jake the Wonderdog) are fairly in tune with my emotions and they were a little confused and concerned as I cried while reading the fair-well post to Jimi. I left them in today's photo because they each hold a bit of my heart and it is important for the ones you love to know that you cherish them.

Indiana, Chris, Jude and June - Just as Jimi was a special part of your life, you were all a special part of his.  No words will make you feel better right now but please know that friends you've never met are holding you up in thoughts and prayers!


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  1. I do the same thing! I know I'll probably never meet most of the girls whose blogs I read, but I can't help but cry for them in their pain. I couldn't event get through Indiana's video to Jimi. :( I think feeling the connection and having compassion for each other is one of the best things about the blogging community--there are folks everywhere who care!

  2. Totally feel ya. I cherish the friends that I've made in the blogging community!

    In other much less important news... I think I have that belt! And I think I want those tights!

    Leaving the House in THIS?!?!


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