Monday, February 6, 2012

Feelin' Blue Tea for One...

I have the blues today. I recently lost a friend and I miss her. She is on my mind heavily today, and my heart is weary from her absence. I miss her daily notes. I miss her humor. I miss her unexpected thoughts. I miss the looking forward to more.

So I got out a trusty strong stoneware teapot and brewed some tea, which always makes everything seem better. I only have one mug left out of 4 to this sturdy plain once-was-a-set-now-just-a-memory tea set.




This tea set reminds me of my friend and me. There's only one left now that once was a set.  Wonder if my mug misses its mates. Bet it does. Bet it's feelin' blue inside and out! Just like I am.


Joining the following linky parties:

Blue Monday!

Tea Time Tuesday!

Tea Party Tuesday!

18 comments:

  1. I understand how you can be blue with the loss of a good friend.

    Happy Blue Monday, Michelle.

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  2. Oh my dear Michele,
    I am so sorry for your big loss. Words are not enough to heal such a pain. I send you a big virtual hug!
    Fondly, Johanna

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  3. It's so hard to lose a good friend, may you have happy memories of her every time you drink tea from your blue mug.
    Judith

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  4. I am so sorry for the loss of your dear friend. That was a lovely post in memory of your friendship.

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  5. I'm so sorry. There's just no replacing a good friend. Hugs for you!

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  6. Dear Michele,
    I'm so sorry for your loss. I know exactly how you feel because I lost my very best friend too. It's been years now but I still miss her every day. The memories, I cherish, as you will too. God bless you, my friend.
    I'm glad you have a tea set which reminds you of her. She would like that.

    Blessings and hugs,
    Sandi

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  7. Thanks for posting Michelle, even though you are a bit blue. Missing friends is so difficult. I love your teapot and mug. Your photos are lovely and I bet your friend would have loved your post! Thanks for sharing and linking with Tuesday Cuppa Tea.
    Ruth

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  8. Sorry to hear about your friend. I know it has to be hard. Sending gentle hugs your way.

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  9. Can't be too blue with those lovely flowers!

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  10. I understand the loss you feel. Feb. 8 is the anniversary of my good friend's passing. We share a similar loss. I love tea and know of it's calming effects. Have a cup while you enjoy all the wonderful memories of your friend. Hugs, Deb

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  11. I'm sorry to hear about your friend, a very sad post, i feel for you and although the teapot and the mug are so beautiful, i cant help feeling sad reading this. It's hard to lose someone so dear.

    Blessing,
    Susan

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  12. I'm sorry for your loss. But am hoping that the warmth of the tea warmed your soul.

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  13. I am so sorry to hear about your friend. Your memories of her will keep her alive for you. I just love the color of your teapot and cup. They look so pretty.

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  14. So sorry that you lost your friend. I know that she is with you each and every day. I think it's wonderful that you sat down and had a cup of tea and allowed yourself the memories. They are what keep our dear friends alive. Blessings.

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  15. It is bitter sweet to meet and follow you on a BLUE MONDAY....but I'm glad to be here.
    I love the photos on your blog and look forward to reading more.

    I think we have all been touched with loss...and it's not easy...but a good cup of tea certainly does much to restore the spirit.....take care...and stop by to keep your mind cheerful and busy.

    ciao bella




    Creative Carmelina

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  16. I'm sure your friend would want you to get more mugs and make a "new to you" set, if you know what I mean. Here's your chance to be to someone what she was to you!

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  17. Sorry to hear that sad news. Bet your friend is happy of where she is right now.

    Visiting for Blue Monday! Hope you can stop by:)

    http://www.mommys4seasonsjourney.com/2012/02/family-dinner-at-buffet-restaurant.html

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  18. I will take the coffee please, beautiful blues you have here :-) Visiting from Blue Monday, hope that you can return the visit too.

    http://www.adventurousjessy.com/2012/02/my-9th-birthday-celebration.html

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