Last year I lost a very dear friend that I used to visit to get a pick me up, advice and just have a cup of tea with. This year I have been lost without Jock. Jock lived a long and fruitful life. At times he was like a father dispensing wisdom, At times a friend, just sitting and staring. I miss Jock especially today.
You see last night I was called by my daughter, One of the gang of girls Dad died yesterday. I knew Garth more in passing than as a best mate. I'd see him in town and we'd have a quick chat always threatening to get together to burn some meat.
Garth was a big man, larger than life, He was cheerful and fun, I never heard a bad word about him, In my mind he was loved as much as I loved Jock. Jock would tell me how to cope with this situation.
Mia I wish I spent more time with friends, I wish we had gotten together for a Braai, I will miss Garth even though we weren't best buds. He was part of my family while Jen and the girls were growing up, 2 years doesn't seem like a long time, but it's the last time I saw Garth for more than 5 minutes.
Mia We are here for you, Just shout and I'll drop everything and come running. I don't want to add to your sorrows by interfering or doing anything that will seem unfeeling.
Garth, Rest easy big man.
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