Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Overheard...

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I went to pay a shiva call last night. It was a former classmate's mother who'd passed away late last week.

I wasn't out-of-school friends with that classmate, nor had I ever met her mother, or her sister, at whose home they were sitting shiva. But I felt it only right to go, even though I hadn't seen my classmate in over 25 years. Recently I got in touch with her again for particular reasons, and we were in email contact a couple of times over the past few months.

Anyhow, I'm sitting and talking with her, and there is a couple who get up to leave. My classmate's sister's husband wanted to show them out, and they said something like he shouldn't...shouldn't say goodbye.

He said, "I can say something or show you out the door. I'm not a mourner... (with a little laugh) I guess I'm a co-mourner."

3 comments:

cruisin-mom said...

anything like a co-dependent?

Regina Clare Jane said...

I just heard about your dad, tp, from cruisin-mom... I will keep him and you in my prayers today. Be well and be blessed...

Jack's Shack said...

Hi Pearl,

A refuah shleimah to your father.