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Happy birthday dad

I love you! Today someone’s grandma passed away and it made me cry over you again. Every time someone else’s parent passes away it brings me back. You are missed every day.

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The cemetery

We finally stopped by the cemetery when we were home last week to put some flowers out for you. I know it’s the first time we’ve been back since we buried you. In all honesty, I’ve avoided it because I … Continue reading

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Goodbye Poppy

Such a gorgeous sunset right over the place where we spread your ashes looking out at Elk Mountain. So many people showed up to pay their respects at the service. So many great stories were told and it was obvious … Continue reading

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A small improvement

Dear Dad, Twice in the same day this past week I managed to speak to someone about your passing, without welling up with tears. That’s a first after two years. Part of me is happy to have some small level … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dad

This year it didn’t sneak up on me so I had a day to two to prepare myself. In my heart I’m calling you to wish you a happy birthday.

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Not even in my dreams

Last night I dreamt that Danny and his family arrived at my house early to surprise me for Christmas. No sooner did I burst with joy, you walked in behind him…. but even in my dream I knew it couldn’t … Continue reading

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It was great to see you again

I dreamt about you last night. I was crying and you hugged me and asked what was wrong.  I could only say that I wasn’t ready to lose you, it was too soon. And that’s really how I feel every … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dad

Today snuck up on me like it always seems to but the moment I remembered it was your birthday today, I wanted to pick up the phone and talk to you. To hear your voice on the other end of … Continue reading

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