I have a very wonderful friend, her name is Bonny. I met her around 13 years ago, shortly after I lost my life-long friend Celia suddenly to a brain aneurysm. Celia and I were 46 and had been friends for 40 years. In an instant, she was gone. I was devastated, so heartbroken ...I literally ached inside, it was life-changing for me. No one can take another's place, but when I met Bonny, and our friendship grew, I realized that as life continues, other wonderful people can come into your life, but you need to open the door. Bonny is a true inspiration, always volunteering her time to family and community, and has encouraged me in my creative endeavors. This past August, she was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. She had surgery and is currently undergoing chemotherapy. My heart is broken again, but I am in hopes that she will be one of a tiny percentage of people that makes it 5+ years. The world, not just my world, would not be the same without Bonny...we need more Bonnys in the world.
This is the hat I designed and knit for her as she began losing her lovely long hair. I searched for something that would be meaningful to her, and chose this celtic braid.
I love Bonny...she is a sweet soul. Wish her well and please send her loving, positive healing energy.
- Lorna Pearman
- Dexter, Oregon, United States
- I am a self-employed knitter/designer and photographer. I strive to write unique designs inspired by nature, folklore, magic, Fairies and Elves, and I find a lot of inspiration from symbolism and traditions in cultures throughout history. I also love to photograph nature on an intimate level. As a Master Gardener I raise garden starts each spring to sell locally, and I am also a musician in the band Zayante. You can find me on Ravelry as Peargirl and our band Zayante can be found on Soundcloud..
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