Forever a Superman

Like many little girls, growing up I thought my dad was Superman. In my mind he was the smartest, funniest, most wonderful man in the world.  And then I became an adult and realized that while I loved my father very much, like most of us, he had his faults....more

Dad - Always in Our Hearts

On October 27th our father died suddenly. One minute we were planning our day, and the next we were racing to the hospital to meet the helicopter transporting dad. There are no words to describe the overwhelming loss our family feels....more

Family Traditions: 30 30-Somethings

You can't get more embarrasing than the fact that my father called me a "Heifer, "Fart Blossom" and "Short, Fat Fanny" as a child. But despite this, I came out a fairly well-adjusted, optimistic female. Read why on: Family Traditions | 30 30-Somethings post on Awkward Laughter....more

Poppy, Happy Dad's Day

Last night my son said it this way, he was retelling a conversation he had with someone else, about Fathers, Dads:“A dad, a real man, doesn’t fight his family. He fights for his family”. ...more

A Year Ago Today

A year ago today we buried my dad – the day after Mother’s Day, a holiday that will forever be bittersweet. He was my best friend, my confidant, and unconditional love. My world ended....more

A Letter To My Dad!

Hello dad,It is me once again knocking, celebrating you in my own way.I have no idea where you are, where He has taken you, what you are doing. Humm, for all I know you could be riding a bicycle or at the library, who knows but you?! Oh, how I wished you could read this one more letter but fate had it differently. Your carousel has stalled, the music stopped and the bell, no longer ringing.I just wanted to tell you how much I love you, how much I miss you, our talks, your wisdom, your smarts, your brightness.I miss being your child....more