Gone but not Forgotten

You were the first man friend I had on spaces and right off we hit it off.  I became so fond of him, he was like an old friend I looked forward to talking to each day.
Even though we hadn’t met in person, it was like I had known him all my life.  When you laughed, he laughed , when you cried, he cried, and when you teased , he teased back, Always, Always there for you no matter what.  Thats the Al I knew.
Last Memorial Day I had red white and blue petunias and in the pot there were three American flags, one for my dad, my husband and my buddy Albert Wren.
As you know dear friend I don’t know how to post graphics, but this was the picture I gave you last year.
I told him I was going to DC this summer and I was going to visit the Vietnam Memorial and he asked me If I would stand in silence and salute all those brave men for him.  Always thinking of others.  That will be the first thing I do is salute your fellow commrades and then you my friend.
In loving memory of my friend Albert Wren whom I will never forget and the friendship he extended to me in this world we call spaces.
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15 Responses to Gone but not Forgotten

  1. Rambling says:

    Patsy, this moved me deeply.

  2. Dana says:

    Oh Patsy that is such a nice tribute. I"m sorry and wished I had known him, he sounds like a great guy.

  3. Beth says:

    Thank you Patsy! This is a beautiful post and the picture is perfect.

  4. REBECCA says:

    Thanks for the very lovely and thoughtful tribute to the man I loved,Sincelrely,Becky Wrenn (Al\’s wife)

  5. Zeynep says:

    Al was my newest space friend. I would like to know him more. So sorry.

  6. no says:

    Thank you Patsy! Such a wonderful tribute to such a wonderful, caring, loving and kind friend! We will remember him forever!

  7. Rambling says:

    Happy Mother\’s Day dear Patsy.

  8. Theresa says:

    This is a very touching posts about Al. I did not know him, but always heard of him and even enjoyed his comments on other\’s blogs.

  9. CAROL says:

    Tears in my eyes Patsy over this wonderful remembrance for AL. Everything you said was so right.. always thinking of others. Ourearthly plane is void now of a caring soul indeed. Happy Mother\’s Day to you and your MOM!!

  10. Duckie says:

    Our Al was one in a million.

  11. Babblelot says:

    Very moving Patsy you are a great friend to all.Have a happy Mother\’s Day!

  12. Rhonda says:

    A true hero and the most loyal person I\’ve ever kown to his friends and all those he cared for.Still so very very sad…NEVER will he be forgotten.

  13. Sheila says:

    OH Patsy he sounds like he was a truly nice man, this is indeed a lovely tribute to him. Spaces can be a wonderful place so many lovely people out there.Take care xx

  14. Technogran says:

    What a wonderful post Patsy! And how wonderful as well to hear of a true friendship via Windows Live. You do get a feeling about others who post on here, who you gel with, who you can trust. Have a wonderful Mothers Day Patsy and take care.TG

  15. Dana says:

    Hey Patsy the news shows flooding in you area of the world I\’m checking in with you to see if you\’re ok.

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