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Category Archives: My Dad
Today is my Dad’s birthday. I still haven’t quite figured out how to observe that day now that he has passed away. The celebrating and remembering happy times tends to devolve into tears and heartache. Missing people you love sucks. … Continue reading
My family is an Indianapolis Colts football family, (some of us more than others, and some of us against our will.) In particular, my husband and son are avid fans. On most Sundays, from September through January, you will find … Continue reading
We put our Christmas decorations up last night. Yes, I realize that we haven’t even had Thanksgiving yet. Yes, I realize this breaks every unwritten holiday law there is. To heck with the rules- we did it anyway. Don’t hate … Continue reading
My nephew turned three this weekend amid balloons, batman toys, water-slides, and cupcakes. The weather was gorgeous and the food was delicious. It was a beautiful day with lovely people. Except that the entire time I knew someone was missing. … Continue reading
I drove my husband to the hospital today and he ended up being admitted. He has pneumonia, which isn’t a life threatening condition for a normally healthy man like my husband. But I’m still scared. A little over a year … Continue reading
Last Friday I did something I rarely do: I bought meat from the deli counter. And not just any deli meat, I chose lebanon bologna and liverwurst. If you’ve never heard of these things before you’re not alone, the man behind … Continue reading
I’m not going to lie, before last night there wasn’t a lot of Christmas spirit in my heart. I knew this first Christmas without my Dad was going to be hard, but I didn’t realize it was going to turn … Continue reading
This Thanksgiving weekend we spent two days in Chicago with my sisters, their families, and my mother. None of us could stand the idea of celebrating Thanksgiving this year without my father. So we all packed our bags, booked a … Continue reading
This has not been one of the greatest weeks of my life. It hasn’t been the most horrible either. However, when you get right down to it, this week has pretty much been a bust. At the beginning of the … Continue reading