To all my Family and Friends I have out lived by Robert Swetz

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To all my Family and Friends I have out lived by Robert Swetz
 
As a new year comes around and or our birthday rolls around we seem to always think about Family & Friends.
 
For the last several years I have been thinking about all of my Family & Friends that I have out lived. Some were older and some 20 to 30 years younger than me when they passed.
 
I lost my grandmother around 30 years ago, grandfather 20 years ago, my stepmother 8 years ago, my Uncle Donny, Uncle Richard, my best friend Steve Pieper 10 years ago, Jay Comisky 11 years ago, Kent Larson 8 years ago, Joanne Olson, Mike Casey, Mark Shuda 7 years ago, Ben Anderson 6 years ago, Brian Eggert 4 years ago, David Bowie, Prince, Tom Petty, Thor Lindsay in 2017 and the list goes on and on ... and how many more Family & Friends will I out live?
 
 
What I find to be so strange is I lived the fast life, left my parents and family when I was 15 years old and headed out west to Oregon & California in the mid 70's.
I never thought in a million years I would ever out live 75% of the friends that are gone.
Why me Lord?
Why were all these people taken before me?
When I think about this it seems so strange that so many of my family and very close friends are gone ;o(
 
 
This post is for all of you that are gone, I hope your listening wherever you are and I sure miss you ...
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Life is quite strange sometimes ...

Jan 29, 2018 08:33 PM #1
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I've lost many young family members that I miss dearly.  I come from a very large family so death is something I've experienced in my family many times.  I lost my first grand parent 42 years ago and my last grand just 9 years ago. Miss them all.  

Jan 29, 2018 09:18 PM #2
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Morning VB.

I agree, while I have outlived a lot of people I know.  With what I've been though I also wonder why I'm still above ground

Jan 30, 2018 02:34 AM #3
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Hi Robert... first of all, your photos in this post are simply stunning. As for the message... wow... I have outlived a few of my friends and family. Miss them all. And as I get older, it seems I lose a few more each year. 

Jan 30, 2018 04:48 AM #4
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I've had similar thoughts about those who passed before me.  Both my parents and all my grandparents were gone by the time I turned 32.  

Jan 30, 2018 04:29 PM #5
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There's really no explaining it, is there, but just be thankful you're still here to enjoy those beautiful sunsets and scenes like you picture here.  Have a great weekend!

Feb 02, 2018 07:58 PM #6
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Good afternoon Bob - I have also outlived many younger than me for numerous diseases.

Feb 04, 2018 10:27 AM #7
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Hey Robert Vegas Bob Swetz  don't press your LUCK

Feb 04, 2018 10:45 AM #8
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I think there's more for you to do here Robert Vegas Bob Swetz!

Mar 04, 2018 05:09 AM #9
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As someone who suddenly and completely unexpectedly lost a beloved spouse not at all long ago, I can tell you I get it. So many 'whys' . . . and the only answer that makes a damn tiny bit of sense is this:

We are connected with people on this journey through life for a finite amount of time. Some of those connections are damn tight, and we walk through life together swearing we occupy the same soul--often for a long while. Nevertheless, our karmic contracts are not written, nor do they mature at the same time.

Those who came and went before you had different arrangements, and now have different projects to work on--which includes keeping an eye on you!  <3

Mar 04, 2018 06:56 AM #10
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