Tag Archives: friendship

  1. Open Love Letter to My Forever Friend (2018 Edition)

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    August 24, 2018 by Melanie L.

    Dear Ali, It’s our birthday month, August, again. I used to send you a birthday card every year with a …
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  2. Open Love Letter to My Forever Friend (2016 Edition)

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    August 24, 2016 by Melanie L.

    Dear Ali, It’s our birthday month, August, again; the fifth since you’ve been gone.  I used to send you a birthday …
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  3. Open Love Letter to My Forever Friend (2015 Edition)

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    August 24, 2015 by Melanie L.

    Dear Ali, It’s our birthday month, August, again; the fourth since you’ve been gone.  I used to send you a birthday …
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  4. Handmade Friendship

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    November 14, 2014 by Melanie L.

    As a child, my parents loved the handmade gifts I made for them.  Or, at least they let me believe that …
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  5. When Cancer Whispers Down the Lane

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    July 8, 2014 by Melanie L.

    “Are you sitting down?” Four little words each one of which is innocent enough to be found in children’s beginner …
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  6. A Life Unfinished

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    June 11, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Are you afraid to die? I wondered ever since I learned of Ali’s diagnosis.  This particular visit to her hospital room …
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  7. The Art of Friendship

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    May 16, 2014 by Melanie L.

    What is art? Even when challenged to find expressions of art beyond paintings and sculptures, we might be inclined to …
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  8. Diagnosis: In Fifty Words

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    April 8, 2014 by Melanie L.

    “Ali’s sick? Did you hear?” “It’s just a rumor. She’d have called if it were true.” “Well, I’m calling her …
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  9. Frousin Love

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    April 4, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Frousin Love My best friend, Ali, and I were close but never, ever mushy. After she passed away at age …
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  10. OPEN LOVE LETTER TO MY FOREVER FRIEND

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    August 24, 2013 by Melanie L.

    Dear Ali, *** “Happy Birthday, Girlfriend! Best wishes for a great year ahead! Love, Mel” *** That’s what my birthday …
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Wanna-be writer, amateur oil painter, practicing law and motherhood with varied success.

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