Walking the Fence Line
Bonnie Bird

What Really Matters

Posted Friday, July 15, 2011, at 2:53 AM
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  • I am sorry, but I think that you missed the point.

    -- Posted by KH Gal on Fri, Jul 15, 2011, at 8:27 AM
  • Bonnie I am so sorry for you pain your feeling right now. Its hard when we loose or are near loosing a loved one. (Hugs) coming your way from Idaho.........

    I believe we should treat others the way we want to be treated ! A little love and understanding goes a long way......

    -- Posted by MsMarylin on Fri, Jul 15, 2011, at 11:13 AM
  • p.s. you got some cute little Grand Kids :)

    -- Posted by MsMarylin on Fri, Jul 15, 2011, at 11:29 AM
  • Thank you, only the little girl is mine. The twins are my sisters and the other little boy belongs to my brother Jody.

    here is a blogspot about Susan that you might appreciate.


    I didn't have access to her pictures to post one of her for myself.

    -- Posted by KH Gal on Fri, Jul 15, 2011, at 11:33 AM
  • She is an amazing woman and its way to soon for her to take that Journey..... Thank you for sharing her blogspot with me..... Reading the blog about her and what her friends shared made me tear up.....

    Maybe a miracle will happen and she will pull through..........

    -- Posted by MsMarylin on Fri, Jul 15, 2011, at 1:08 PM
  • I have been reading various blogs here for a while now and this is the first one I have responded to.

    First, I'm sorry for your loss, I can't even imagine the pain.

    Second, and this is the reason I bothered to respond in the first place.

    I am in my 60's now and never in my lifetime have I ever seen such hatred and lack of common decency in politics. This goes from the national level down to small town politics. Today we as a nation are at a crossroad. Which way we turn will have a lasting impact. One road will lead us, hopefully,

    down a path towards a country that will survive and be the better for what we have been through.

    The second path will be one of a great deal of destruction all in the name of " I'm right and your wrong and the consequences be damned." This situation has existed since the founding of our great country. If the demands of either side of any particular argument had been met, we would have much different country today than we we have now. We might not even have a country, but a slew of minor squabbling republics whose impact on the the world would matter not one iota. Today the issue at hand is the budget and deficit, yesterday

    it was another issue, and tomorrow it will be a different issue. How we decide to interact will have a lasting impact. Go back and really read your history. Compromise is what has held this nation together from the earliest days. Try and remember that when responding to each other. In the long run hateful and hurtful speech gains us nothing. Truly listening and considering another's point of view is truly the American way. Thanks for listening.

    -- Posted by royincaldwell on Sun, Jul 17, 2011, at 5:51 AM
  • I think that you got the point Roy. I lost my friend on Friday She always reminded me of what really mattered in life.

    We cannot continue to point out the obvious, but instead we all need to roll up our sleeves and get to work on the necessary things in life.

    People do matter, there good people in all walks of life. But it is the bad ones who made the headlines or are so filled with pride, that they will not bend or honor the office that they have been called to.

    This is not a fight between two political parties, it is a warfare that most people do not understand. When you are able to get your own little abode in order, you can move on to help the next one do the same.

    Susan went peacefully on Friday Afternoon with her family at her side. there is a huge hole in my heart right now, because of her leaving us so soon. But I celebrate that she has received the reward that was promised to her by God.

    -- Posted by KH Gal on Sun, Jul 17, 2011, at 2:40 PM
  • Bonnie:

    I am very sorry for the loss of your dear friend. She sounds like a very special lady who had a great love for not only people but animals too (from the comments on her blog). While there is going to be a hole in your heart and it will seem like part of you is missing, try to remember all of the good times, the things she taught you and the time you shared. You were blessed to have someone like that in your life. She is now in a better place with no pain. I bet if you really listen you will hear a bell ring as I am sure she has her wings and will be watching over all the people in her life.

    You have some hard days ahead. Hang in there. She is around you. People like that never leave our lives. Bless you and sorry for your loss.

    -- Posted by OpinionMissy on Sun, Jul 17, 2011, at 4:24 PM
  • Thank you all for your support. Susan loved life and and made all of us happier for being her friend.

    Blessings sometimes are bittersweet, but never unwelcome and this was one of those.

    -- Posted by KH Gal on Mon, Jul 18, 2011, at 7:33 AM
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