another cat died last week....

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  1. jamesfrmphilly

    jamesfrmphilly going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    another cat that i used to hang with he died last week. stroke.
    we was talking on the # 23 bus not too long ago.

    every year one or two more die. i get more and more alone.

    i try to hang with the younger crew most of whom don't know what i'm talking about most of the time.

    oh well.
     
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    man

    keep hanging JFP, as long as we are here, you will never be lonely
    and you have my phone number if you get lonely give me a call
    if i can't take the call right then you will get a call back

    the younger crew might not catch on right away but we/they will

    eventually
     
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    I know what you mean too brother mostly every body i came up with are nearly gone
    one way or another if they not in jail they way way out there like walking zombees
    or have move on from this life time .....younger guys don't know what brothers of age
    talking bout ! Guess we gotta teach them and bring them up to our speed so we can
    hold a convo at times .....But i feel you where are all the folkz my age at ?????
     
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    It's Lonely at the Top

    But there is an alternative if life isn't short enough for you.

    You are blessed to live when others die and no one is blessed for no reason. Like Rich said it is time to teach. When an old man dies it's like a library burnt down.

    Now botha James what are you going to do, waste your blessing feeling sorry for yourself or fulfill your purpose by giving what you have (knowledge) to those who need it most (the younger crew)?

    BTW I posted about the song before I saw this thread so there is no conscious connection:D
     
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    i know where you're coming from james,i too am experiencing deaths to good friends and there aren't too many left,we just have to stay strong and remember the good times and i'm sure there were plenty.
     
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    you mean the knucklehead crew?

    you are correct but i would like to go on record as stating that i do not like being olde one bit!
     
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    old??you ain't old james my brother...you're classic.
     
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    James, this is something we all go through. . .or all will someday. You aren't alone brotha.
     
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    3 Signs of Old Age

    1. You bend down to tie your shoe laces and you say "Now let me see, what else can I do while IO'm down here."

    2. You plan to get married and yawl use the local pharmacy for your bridal registry.

    3. A beautiful woman wwalks past your house and your pace maker opens the garage door.
     
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    with them three things said i must be 10 years old then .....well i feel like it anyway !

    Hey one thing for sure right now this far brother James we have each other to talk to
    many of us are round or near the same age who can relate that's why we need and
    should brotherhood .....And go out there and teach these young one's the true facts
    of life and some real history behind the streets which we came up on !
     
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