DEL FAMILY

Live Each Day To It’s Fullest, As It May Be Your Last!

During the last week of December as I sat reading the Facebook timelines of family and friends there was a common thread – RIP – there were RIPs for George Michael, RIPs for Carrie Fisher, RIPs for Debbie Reynolds and RIPs for Ricky Harris, but in my heart I was thinking about a fellow blogger who lost her battle with breast cancer.

I never knew George Michael personally, Carrie Fisher, nor her mother Debbie Reynolds, and not Ricky Harris therefore, their deaths didn’t cause me to grieve. Don’t get me wrong, I feel bad for their family and friends because death is death no matter who it is, and it leaves a whole in the hearts of those left behind.

I never knew or I should say, that I never personally knew Katherine Scraper of Pillows-a-la-Mode but the news of her death, as reported on her blog by her husband really hurt.

Years ago when I first started blogging I was a newbie who didn’t know much – however, there were certain veteran bloggers who encouraged and recognized me and my little blog.

Katherine actually nominated me for a “Good Neighbor Award”!  I so was so thrilled because I had been blogging for only 8 months.  I couldn’t wait to share the news and then pay it forward to other bloggers.

 

 

Years passed and although we didn’t follow each other as closely as we once had, I did however, check her blog periodically…unfortunately, not as closely as I should have because on December 21st she lost her battle with breast cancer…her husband reported the news as she requested as the last post on her blog.

Death is a debt that we all have to pay, so please live each day to it’s fullest as it may be your last.

Rest in Heaven my friend Katherine.

An award winning Blogger, Vlogger and Social Media Strategist. Podcast Host for AAU Global Production Media Group. Instructor of social media and blogging; Influencer and Brand Ambassador for several major companies.

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