Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Daylillies—they bloom for a day and are gone

In the past few weeks, the TV, radio and internet news have had an influx of stories about the passing of celebrities—some surprising, others somewhat anticipated. Pop stars, talk show hosts, actresses, actors, TV personalities... Listening to the retrospectives of their careers prompts a stroll down the proverbial Memory Lane: where we were when we first heard their music, who our friends were when their TV show was popular, how their TV show became part of our nightly or weekly routine, or the guy/girl we were dating when the celebrity’s song/show/album/etc. first topped the charts. We recall the people and experiences that touched our lives, made their marks and hold fondly the memories they have left with us. It seems like it was just yesterday...

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