Two years ago today the world lost a good man, far too young. I posted this when the news filtered through, and am re-posting it today in his memory. You were a good friend, Cal, and I hope that you’ve gone to a better place.
I’ve just added a new page to my site, in memory of a friend who, I learned last week, died on 8th December. He was only in his mid-40s; talk about the good dying young!
I met Cal via Twitter, and we had become good friends. He was widowed several years ago and lost his mother last year, so the family has had far more than its fair share of tragedy. Cal was a Park Ranger in Arizona and had asked me to go out and stay with him after I retire later this year. He was due over in the UK this month to sort out some details in respect of his mother’s estate, as she is buried in a family plot here in Essex. We had intended to meet for a meal and drinks and plan for the future. Sadly, he wasn’t to have one. I’m not…
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