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Oct 20, 2010

SO VERY, VERY SAD

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It was not a good day. When I left to go to the coffee shop and then to work I was stopped by a traffic tie up due to an accident the night before that took all night to clear. 
I managed to get past most of it by taking back roads to get into the parking lot at work. I left my car there and walked past the traffic to the coffee shop. I spent about 25 minutes with my coffee buddies and walked back to work for my shift. 
I had a message to call the owner of the coffee shop when I got home. Sadly there were two young people killed when another vehicle went out of control and landed on top of them. 
The young girl killed works at the coffee shop. I am stunned. She was scheduled to work tonight. I just saw her Saturday afternoon.
I am also freaked out because a few years ago when we used to go to a different coffee shop one of the young women working there, the same age as this one, was killed in another freak accident that I wrote about here
I am so sad and I can not tell you enough to hug your kids and your friends and your family members.

19 comments:

Gini said...

Very sad Lori...I am so sorry to hear such news. Thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends and to you.

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Oh Lori, that is so very sad. My heart goes out to their family and friends.

What a loss.

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

ssomerville said...

Oh, I'm so sorry Lori! Sad,sad news indeed! Always make me wonder why, with so many bad people in the world, it's the good ones that are taken from us!

Hope it hasn't shaken you up too much!

Shelley (artsyshell)

Cheryl Palmer said...

I can only imagine what a shock this is to you. I am so sorry for everyone. You just never know, you are so right in making sure you hug and tell your loved ones you love them, as much as possible. Hugs!

Cass @ That Old House said...

Oh Lori, how awful. Such a senseless loss of two young lives; I can't imagine their families' grief and pain.
You are so right -- there is never any time as good as NOW to tell our loved ones how we feel, and hug them if they are within arms' reach.

I'm so sorry.
Cass

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hi Lori...

My friend, this is just terrible news! It really is so sad...and even more so when the tragedy involves a young person! My heart sure goes out to the family...prayers being sent their way! You're absolutely right, Lori...we should give all of our loved ones an extra hug and "I love you"! So sorry, my friend!

Hugs and prayers,
Chari @Happy To Design

jojo said...

I don't know why this caught my eye as I was headed to bed....how very tragic for these young lives to be taken in such an odd way. Blessings to all of you who knew them and grieve at the loss. I will be thinking of you all...take care Lori.

vignette design said...

When tragedy strikes like this, it's so hard to comprehend. To think that you just saw this girl, and now....It's just so sad.
I will give my Alex an extra hug.

Judy said...

So sad...and to know of more than one incident of this type of tragedy...be careful...

Carol said...

Very sad, prayers for all. Hug those you love.

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Very sad lori...I hate hearing things like this girl..My heart goes out to her family...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Celestial Charms said...

How tragic. I just read another blog today, about a husband and wife who were killed by a car, whilst out for a walk. How very sad. One never knows, from moment to moment!
Maureen

Greta Koehl said...

So sad to hear this. Things change so quickly, and we are never ready. A good argument to always leave others with a kind word or look.

Kathleen said...

Very sad! Prayers for their loved ones.
We had a sad loss too this week.

lindalee said...

My thoughts are with you Lori. We never know what lies ahead of us each day....each day is so precious.

Amy Coffin, MLIS said...

I'm so sorry, Lori. Another life taken too soon.

Jo Anne said...

I have just read your sad news whilst I am catching up on my reading from the last week or so, and am so sorry to hear your sad news. Thoughts are being sent over to all of thosethat were affected by this terrible thing xx

becomingkate said...

Sending lots of hugs! I'm so sorry!

Anitra Cameron said...

Oh, Lori! How awful! We just never know, do we? You're right--hug your loved ones, and tell them you love them every single day.

{{{Lori}}}

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