Remember, Goodbye Doesn’t Mean Forever {TMT}

My Skewed View


I don’t like Goodbyes.

I prefer to think that there are no goodbyes, just one door closing and another opening that will eventually bring the people we love back when it’s time.

I am missing people lately.

Some have passed on from this life and some have just moved, physically, emotionally or otherwise.  Even life and all its chaotic beauty  can keep us from some people we love.

The pain of those losses is the same.

So I thought a lot about songs that bring those people to mind and about songs that embrace the fact that goodbyes don’t always mean forever. 

Twisted Mix Tape is going away until September and while I am sad with this loss, I also know that it just a sabbatical, a little rest (a nap!) and before we know it we’ll be sharing tapes with one another again.

So let’s not say goodbye, let’s just say…See you in September.

(the big bold highlighted lyrics tell the story of how I feel)

I’ll miss (all of) you but look forward to our reunion tapes in the fall.

love ya, Jen.


And I miss you, like the deserts miss the rain

And I miss you, like the deserts miss the rain

Everything But The Girl: Missing 

Flyin’ me back to Memphis

Gotta find my Daisy Jane

Well, the summer’s gone
And I hope she’s feelin’ the same

 America: Daisy Jane 

Wait a minute baby…
Stay with me awhile
Said you’d give me light
But you never told be about the fire
Drowning in the sea of love
Where everyone would love to drown
And now it’s gone
It doesn’t matter anymore
When you build your house
Call me home

Fleetwood Mac: Sara

Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone
It’s not warm when she’s away.
Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone
And she’s always gone too long
Anytime she goes away.

Bill Withers: Ain’t No Sunshine 

This last song I specifically added for you Jen, to remind you that it doesn’t mean forever and to hit us with our 70′s fix for the day.

(When TMT comes back, I’d be honored to co-host if you need one.) 

You must not slip away
I know it’s hard believin’
The words you’ve heard before
But darlin’ you must trust them just once more
‘Cause baby, goodbye doesn’t mean forever
Let me tell you
Goodbye doesn’t mean
We’ll never be together again

David Gates: Goodbye Girl


You can join the party and say goodbye (for now)

Just click here, make your own mix-tape and link up. 


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