RIP my friend.

Today I said goodbye.  I said goodbye to a friend who I’ve never been to the movies with.  A friend I’ve never gone to the park with.  Never went cruising around with.  We’d never gone to the bar together.  Never been to church together.  Never met in person.  Never had dinner together.  Never had any meal together.  But we’ve spent easily hundreds of hours “together”.  We’ve spent countless hours chatting it up.  Countless hours running people over in Grand Theft Auto V.  Countless hours shooting ships in Elite: Dangerous.  We’d spent countless hours in Skype.  Ken was a regular guest of the Podcast / Stream that I’m part of.  Many games we’d played together, many hours of deep chat about life, wives, kids, work, and everything else between.  I know him well enough to call him friend.  And that’s not a title I just typically throw around. Continue reading “RIP my friend.”