To the One in My Family I Lost Touch With

“You know, all that really matters is that the people you love are happy and healthy. Everything else is just sprinkles on the sundae.” — Paul Walker

I realize it’s been awhile, but I haven’t forgotten you.

It’s so easy to lose touch, but I’m still not sure how it happens. You should know that I’ve always felt glad to have you in my family, and I haven’t forgotten the olden times when we were like two peas in a pod. 

Of course I remember the days when we hung out all the time… 

Back then though, we never had to plan to see each other or anything, because the both of us and all our family was always there. It was just built in: holidays, weddings, baby showers and all that, it was always something. 

We would always kind of commiserate about how we were stuck attending all that stuff, funny because now I totally miss it and seeing you. 

And all those kids are grown up and so are we. Yeah, weird. Neither of us getting any younger, right?

We have a connection that is totally unspoken, but always there. 

It’s no big deal now, but sometimes you cross my mind and I think about how you’re doing. 

I wonder what you’re up to lately and if you’d have the chance to chat…

I hope life is good for you lately—I want to hear about it soon…

Sometimes I don’t know exactly what I want to say; I just know I want to say something. Basically, let’s stay in touch more. We need to catch up, shoot the breeze and remember all the good times (before we totally forget)—not to mention family gossip. Because you know and I know, that stuff never gets old. 

Anyway, it should be easier for us to keep in touch these days.

As always, I’m sending good wishes your way.