Tuesday, July 22, 2008


...today I decided to call Cathy, another old friend of mine. She was my best friend back in the latter days of high school and I had a huge crush on her brother Brian when I was around 18. Obviously that didn't work out. LOL But Cathy eventually married my brother and they had a child (Jason) together 29 or so years ago. The marriage broke up when Jason was young and mainly because we were both raising families, no longer related, and logistics, Cathy and I drifted apart. It wasn't by choice, or argument, or even family loyalty, it was just life. We did see each other at big events that brought our families together but our friendship was never really the same.
At my parents 4th of July BBQ, I asked my nephew for his mothers phone number. He said she would love to hear from me, in fact she had recently asked about me. So tonight I sat down, got comfortable, (I knew it would be a long call) and called. We talked for about an hour, and she was very happy to hear from me. It was great to hear her voice and we spent the whole time catching up, knowing we had just scratched the surface. I didn't want to use up all of her cell phone minutes so we are going to get together on Friday evening for a few drinks and a lot more reminiscing. She knew about me and George because Jason told her he met George on Easter at dinner, and when he described him and said it was someone that she would know from the 'old days', she knew it had to be him. Cathy also dated George very briefly back in the day but then again, Cathy dated everybody back in the day. LOL
Anyway, I am excited, and George is too. Should be fun.

Not much else going on around here. Just work and more work. Plenty of OT, which I like.

Just got off the phone with Sara. She had an interview this afternoon for a receptionist job at a dental office. She feels it went pretty well but she is trying not to get her hopes up. I'll be keeping my fingers crossed.

I'm off to TV land before bed.


ChicagoLady said...

That's awesome that you got back in touch with Cathy. I have a phone number for a childhood friend, and I just haven't found the right time or right "inspiration" to call. I probably should do that, lol.

AliceKay said...

Have a great time visiting with Cathy!

Intense Guy said...

Wow. Another connection from the past... this keeps up and you will be living life as it was 30 years ago.. 'cept with all the characters shuffled around (and for the better.)

Punkn said...

There is nothing like reconnecting. Have fun!

LadyStyx said...

Ditto the 4 before me :)