FRIENDS FOREVER...60 YEARS AND COUNTING...Fran's Friday Forum...!!!

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Title Insurance with Patriot Land Transfer, Inc.

Sixty years ago a bunch of friends were beginning their first year of High School...

 

Months before we had all ‘graduated’ from various grade schools in the Norristown, PA area...mostly Catholic schools, some from ‘publics’, and mostly taught by habit wearing dyed in the wool  NUNS (Sisters, actually)...NUNS are usually cloistered, SISTERS were usually educators (read: teachers)...

 

NOW...fast forward 60 years...many of those new friends we were ‘forced’ to mingle with, interact socially with, and share a classroom with, have become symbols of real deep and lasting friendships...many now having moved on ahead of us to their heavenly reward awaiting our arrival...missed but not forgotten...

 

YES, now we share more than our common aches and pains, our past surgeries, our current medications, and our temporary forgetfulness of names...BUT...THOSE PAST MEMORIES OF happy, carefree, and innocent youth experiences burst forth as if they occurred just yesterday or last week...AT OUR 60 YEAR GRADE SCHOOLS REUNION...

 

Our aging and wrinkled faces aren’t ugly to us...most of us having grown up sharing homes with our beautiful wrinkled-faced grandmothers and grandfathers...

 

I’M THINKING...what memories will our children and grandchildren be sharing 60 years from now...now that social media have superseded personal eye to eye and face to face contact with friends and schoolmates...

 

I THANK GOD NOW that we were ‘forced’ to mix and mingle with others our same age...and I thank GOD for ALL THOSE HE PLACED IN MY PATH...strangers becoming endeared friends...even those whose personalities differed greatly from ours...

 

SO...Tonight we celebrated 60 years and counting...FRIENDS FOREVER...GATHERED in our home town of NORRISTOWN, PA...FOR DINNER AND MUSIC AT PLYMOUTH COUNTRY CLUB...!!!

 

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND AND COUNT YOUR FRIENDS AND MEMORIES INSTEAD OF YOUR MONEY AND POSSESSIONS...IT WILL MAKE YOU FEEL BETTER...!!!

 

 

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James Dray
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Good morning Fran.

While the number have dwindled, I'm sure for those who can make it, a good time will be had by all

Oct 21, 2017 03:49 AM #1
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Fran Gaspari
Patriot Land Transfer, Inc. - Limerick, PA
"The Title Man" - Title Insurance - PA & NJ

James,

I'm sometimes a bit reluctant to attend these reunions, but always glad I went afterwards...Very uplifting to see classmates reunited...!!!

Thanks,   Fran

Oct 21, 2017 07:31 AM #2
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Mike Frazier
Carousel Realty of Dyer County - Dyersburg, TN
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Fran, remember when we used to refer to others as old people? We are now taking their place!

Oct 25, 2017 12:49 PM #3
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Fran Gaspari
Patriot Land Transfer, Inc. - Limerick, PA
"The Title Man" - Title Insurance - PA & NJ

Mike,

HOW ABOUT IT...!!! BTW, I added a reunion pic about 5 minutes ago...see if you can locate me...!!!

hint: back row...!!!

Thanks,   Fran

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