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Dad’s Tree

Thank you for your love and the memories of a lifetime.    

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Sweetmelissa

Help those around you — we are on earth a short time — be the best you can be… Continue reading

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Ugly or Pretty Grief

i am dealing with the ugliness of grief as my dad recently died.  The dark side of grief leaves you empty, alone, feeling as if you are crazy and suicidal.  The pretty side of grief allows you to talk with … Continue reading

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Dad….I miss you….

Dad died 30 days ago….I miss him terribly…..I live minute to minute……I’m not sure what the new norm is for me…..I miss his voice, his laughter, his soothing support, his face and holding his hand.  He always made me feel … Continue reading

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Sweet Punter – I Love you Dad!  



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Glider Pilot Dad

Dad died last week….he was 97….his life amazing… I’m so sad….I miss him so much….. I miss our conversations….his love of life…. He will miss his first great grandchild…. He wanted to vote for Hilary Clinton…..go dad! No one prepares … Continue reading

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Dad

Dad, thank you for being my hero… Dad, thank you for being my strength… Dad, thank you for giving me the opportunity to travel the world… Dad, thank you for teaching me the future is our strength, never look back… … Continue reading

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Brian Williams

He made a mistake… The days of Walter Cronkite are long gone… He cares about our men and women in combat… He made a mistake… Newsreaders are not the backbone of our society… We make our own judgements…

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Paris Fashion Week

My dad is now in hospice and the world is focusing on Bruce Jennner’s gender. One has nothing to do with the other, yet, nothing makes sense anymore. I love my amazing dad and the world continues to spin. Happy … Continue reading

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Paris and Pain

Haven’t written in a bit…. The holidays got in the way of reality… My challenges are the same… I’m getting a gratitude jar that will remind me of the good in my life… Paris asks me if I have the … Continue reading

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