I'd like to share with you the first paragraph (and a link to the rest) of my friend Wave Geber's blog, which she kept posting to until five days before her death from breast cancer last Friday Nov. 4th. I am still amazed at how she managed to continue writing and sharing her experience(s), with such honesty and openness and depth. And I think she'd like to have her words live on:
Oct. 30th, 2011
Yesterday would have to go down as one of the most emotionally touching times of my life. i can't believe it could get more intense than it has been, but it does...mr dave brought his guitar from new york but i didn't think i could sing anything. mitchell pushed it a bit and i laid here propped up while dave learned "song for the asking"...i sang with very little voice strength but somehow it came out sounding beautiful and sweet. then we tried "make you feel my love", and i looked up and dave was crying and mitchell was crying and i had to put my hand up so that i couldn't see them so i could finish the song. there was so much love and friendship in this room, and a deep deep sadness. we sang for an hour. each song seemed to say everything about my relationship with mitchell, our friendship with dave, and the beauty of life. i knew it was my last singing time and so did they, and mitchell didn't want it to end. these men aren't the crying types but were sobbing and tissues were flying everywhere. a most memorable gig...and an honor to share it with dave and mitchell...
Continue reading Wave's blog here: