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Wednesday, April 01, 2009


my friend thinks I should friend
a friend of her friend


Blogger Masago said...

:-) What did we do in those days when we weren't so connected?

7:30 PM  
Anonymous Gina said...

hehe .. tis exactly so ... nice one Bill >>> Gina

12:37 AM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

good one bill

1:19 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

nice senyru, i'm still smiling

much love

3:41 AM  
Blogger bandit said...

I have a hard enough time remembering this fellas name I met yesterday-but you're in my "memory", Bill. I know we have a special link.

5:43 AM  
Blogger Devika said...

it sounds all fun,
hope all friends remain friends till the end! :))

enjoyed this one, Bill
though I am not an avid fan of the www :)


10:41 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Was it Aristotle who said that he who has many friends has none? Oh, well, anyway .. .

Thanks for the comments, Vaughn, Gina, John, Gillena, Willie, and Devika.

2:22 PM  
Blogger Magyar said...

_A friend of a friend's, friend's
_Is, is is; is, isn't was; was, was is. Once.

Nifty one, Bill!

3:46 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Caribbean Kigo Kukai #02


much love

4:23 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Magyar.

Gillena,I'll get to work on that. Thanks for the invitation.

9:30 PM  
Blogger Ashi said...

Yes what did we indeed do before -
He who hath many friends hath none, yes that was what Aristotle said, he could have been talking about Facebook for that matter, well it's a nice one anyway..

12:42 AM  
Blogger Gene Murtha said...

that's pretty good pal,

oh, did you find the friend of
a friend?


4:48 AM  
Blogger Gene Murtha said...

sorry Nill,

I read one of the "friends," as
"finds," but this is even funnier now.

4:53 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

If everyone here is friend of everyone's friend, - that is great!

Lack of unfriended people soon?

6:06 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Ashi.

Thanks times two, Gene.

But, tikkis, there's the old "Can't see what she [he] sees in him [her]" problem

10:08 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

Hmn, well, I understand what she (my wife) sees in me! She has got a very good taste! But what she sees in neighbor's young (40 years only; a kid!) man, that I do not understand.

So perhaps we have something to do to make this world more frienly, or no?

In Facebook I have many 'friends' I have never seen, but I know them as my friends anyway.

1:53 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Well, tikkis, I've certainly made many friends. among whom I certainly include you, through haiku and the internet.

10:33 AM  
Blogger Pat Paulk said...

A mutual friend of two mutual friends 10 times removed.

4:56 PM  
Blogger Pat Paulk said...

A mutual friend of two mutual friends 10 times removed.

4:56 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Pat, I've never been able to do the math on that "removed" stuff. Good to hear from you, friend.

10:50 AM  
Blogger Nathan said...

Ha! :-)

7:08 AM  
Blogger jem said...

It's all becoming so meaningless. A friend recently sat on my sofa telling me how she ought to get involved in Facebook so that she could 'poke' me. She really thought she was missing out on something by not doing that. I try to tell her it meant nothing compared to sitting on my sofa actually talking to me!

7:42 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Glad it brought a chuckle, Nathan.

Jem, I've never fully adapted to the telephone. Insofar as possible, I avoid "talking" on the telephone. What I do is to call a friend to see if we can get together and talk.

9:56 AM  
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