...is never all that easy.
Other bloggers have written about the adieus some of us have had to bid recently.
Jessie recently informed us that her mother had passed away.
Steve Irwin, the popular "Crocodile Guy," who has entertained and educated millions across the world with his TV shows on Animal Planet and his films, died after being struck by a stingray while doing a documentary called Ocean's Deadliest.
Whether a person's leave-taking is expected or unexpected, having to say goodbye hurts.
And it's no less painful whether we're the ones to say it, or whether we're the ones to whom it is being said.