My grandfather told me that as a young child.
The quote was something like "you start dying the moment you are born."
Yesterday I was out enjoying the beautiful green June day, taking a hike and taking in gorgeous scenery and companionship.
At the same time a wonderfully dear young man's life was ending after a fierce battle with cancer.
I worked with this fine man years ago. He is kind, funny, sincere, a wonderful father and friend. He will be sorely missed by many, probably more than he ever could imagine.
He knew the secret to life and how to get everything out of it. It is very unfair that he didn't have more time.
There is most certainly another angel looking down upon us tonight.
Get out and enjoy your life to the fullest. Be kind to each other. Be gracious and thankful for what you have. Life does not last forever so make the most of it.
I am a Putnamaniac that is saddened for the loss of a great man on this earth