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Wednesday, June 11, 2008

A Friend's a Friend Forever...



It's Michael W. Smith time for my buddy Randy Parker. Check out his blog for the big announcement.

I will have more to say as "the day" gets closer and will likely do a tribute post, but until then, let me say this:
  1. I am incredibly happy for Randy. This is a wonderful opportunity that I knew about from Day 1. I encouraged him to go for it and I think he will do a great job for North Point.
  2. I will miss Randy like crazy. Randy is one of my closest friends. He is one of the only people I have ever had in my life that is so much like me at the core. Randy and I think alike, and yet he challenges my thinking all the time (as I hope I challenge him). I can replace the position, but I can never replace the person.
  3. If you are a Lighting and Scenic sort of person... drop me a line!
So take a moment and go over to Randy's blog and congratulate him on his new adventure.

I love you, buddy, and I'm proud of you!

This post is a part of Watercooler Wednesdays hosted by Ethos.


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5 Comments:

Blogger JVo said...

Great. Now I'm crying. Love you.

June 10, 2008 10:36 PM

 
Blogger Pat Callahan said...

Now you know, JVO, why I will not say never to you... 'cause the welcome will not end.

In my heart, in big and small ways, I keep the love that keeps us strong.

You know it.

June 10, 2008 10:41 PM

 
Blogger Jim Drake said...

my first thought was "Wow--randy that's great" my second thought was "Wow-Pat, this must be a big loss for you"

Will be thinking of you guys. Randy and Patamo-always a team!

June 11, 2008 1:15 AM

 
Blogger Audra Krell said...

Wow - this must be so hard for you. It's so hard to be happy for someone when your heart is being torn apart, you are a good friend for being genuinely happy for him.

June 11, 2008 9:42 AM

 
Anonymous Paul J. said...

I wanted to leave a smartalecky comment using the "Friends" lyrics, but Callahan beat me to it.

June 11, 2008 8:00 PM

 

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