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Jun 12, 2009

Heart Throbs

The story behind this pic.......Joyce, Linda & I went to college together in the 70s' where we had a blast. During that time everyone was pledging & going thru all that hazing stuff........not us. We formed our own group.......of three.... we named ourselves "The Heart Throbs"......yea, you heard me right......LOL......anyway, once word got out, all the girls wanted to join..........but we wouldn't allow that.......we were the three amigos for 2 years. After college we drifted apart and life went on...... years later, I saw Joyce as some eatery & we made plans to get back together. One summer's day it happened in the early 90s'. We laughed, cried, caught each other up on what was going on in our lives while the guys did whatever they did in the den. Soon it was time to go so Linda's hubby snapped off several pics from 3 cameras.......you know how that is. A couple of years later, Joyce dead for complications from Sickle Cell Anemia. By doctors knowledge & research, she had far out lived her life expectancy. Joyce was a courageous, funny, sassy, smart lady. She was a teacher and wife & I was very luck to have known her. Linda & I have made it a point to keep in touch. She's one of those friends who you may not have seen in a while but when she calls, it's like we just talked yesterday. So here's to the Heart Throbs......and to all of you lady-groups..........keep in touch with one another even if it's only a card or and "E"!


Pat said...

I'm sorry to hear about Joyce....but I know what you mean about friends you don't see often but who are still excellent friends the few times you can get to meet or talk. Good post and good points you make here!

Marie said...

So glad you posted about girlfriends! What an important part of our life.I am glad you posted this today!! Have a great day my friend.Hugs, Marie

lani said...

I adore all my women and try to let them know it .....nice share Rhonda....

Mary said...

What a beautiful story Rhonda, I know Joyce is smiling down knowing her story is touching others. Thank you for sharing.

Quilter Kathy said...

You are so right!
Thanks for the reminder!


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