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Thursday, December 31, 2020

Since joining SP in 2011, I’ve seen Spark Friends come and go. Some deleted me; I’ve deleted others because they didn’t have the time or the inclination to answer my comments or questions. I’m pretty demanding of my friends, I guess... because they are “real” friends although I will never meet most of them. Some I hear from several times every week; others much less frequently, but they have all let me into their lives, and I am grateful.

So to my Spark Friends, as we begin 2021, I wish you a happy, healthy, safe year. We don’t know what the new year will bring, but I think we all hope for relief from some of the restrictions that Covid-19 has imposed on us. I hope that you will be able to spend time with those you love, take part in fulfilling activities that give you a sense of purpose, and face the future with hope and determination. Treat others with respect, offer help when you can, and accept help with humility.

Thank you for being my friends. emoticon


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  • DESIREE672
    I very much appreciate your constant support. Yes, friends on Spark are real friends.

    I hope 2021 is a much better for you and for all of us.
    56 days ago
    Happy Healthy New Year! I wish you all the best.
    58 days ago
    Thank you for this lovely blog, Gail.
    I know what you mean about friends coming and going, sometimes without saying goodbye!
    You are one of my faithful friends and I enjoy your blogs very much, and your wise words.
    May 2021 be a happy healthy year for you and yours.
    63 days ago
    Wishing you and your family a safe and fulfilling 2021, Gail. There are many reasons for hope and optimism on this first day of the new year. Thank you for being a supportive Sparkfriend. I've been inspired by your determination and commitment to your goals and love following your many adventures especially in your lovely garden and on your trips abroad.

    63 days ago
    I appreciate my SP like you do. We may not have met, but you are still dear to me. Happy New Year emoticon
    63 days ago
    emoticon I, too, value my friendships here on Spark. Once in a while I will mention something said or done by one of my friends and my husband will say, "You have never even met can you care so much?" My reply is that I feel that I know some of you even better than people I am with on a regular basis because we share so much.

    Thank You for being my friend, Gail, and Happy New Year to you and your family.

    64 days ago
    Gail your support and comments are greatly appreciated.
    64 days ago
    Hear Hear!!!
    64 days ago
  • LORI-K
    I am so happy we are Sparkfriends, Gail! Happy New Year! I’m looking forward to hanging out with you here in 2021. Looking forward to better times ahead for all of us.
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    64 days ago
    64 days ago
    Well said. Thank you for being one of my Spark friends. Stay safe. Happy New Year. emoticon
    64 days ago
    Gail I consider you one of my spark family hun.
    It's funny but someone once told me that every contact you make through life teaches you something about life or yourself.
    There are many on SP, like you, who have taught me what real friendship means. Being there for the rough times as well as the good.
    There may be times when I'm silent, but believe me I keep a watch on those I care for the most.
    Next year has just got to be better, surely................I wont' temp the Fates and should whisper that, just in case.
    I wish you and Peter all the very best hun, stay safe emoticon
    64 days ago

    Comment edited on: 12/31/2020 4:37:03 PM
    you truly are a good friend...
    My prayer for every one is this..

    May the year 2021 bless you and those you love
    with all your needs fulfilled,
    and at least a few of your wants fulfilled, too.

    Wishing you a Happy Healthy New Year...
    as I have said in the past...
    if you are healthy you should be happy.
    but we always want more, more of something.

    Hugs, Audra

    64 days ago
    I don't always have time to answer all my SP friends because I have a granddaughter that keep me very busy. I also other grandchildren. I do my husband bookkeeping work. Sometimes it is just a very busy day. I know it is not easy now. I pray everything will be better in the New Year. Happy New Year.
    64 days ago
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