Missing my Dad – His 84th Birthday is Today – It’s His 15th Birthday in Heaven

Dad’s 84th Birthday Is Here… But He’s Not. 🙁 ~~*~~ Another birthday, many years ago (20+)… ~~*~~ I’m missing my Dad today. He would have been 84. Since my birthday is also this month, Dad and I used to celebrate our birthdays together in family gatherings that eventually included adding my middle daughter Jen, whose … Read more

More Writers in the Family

Is It In Family Genes? 🙂 I don’t know if writing talent circulates among family genes or not, but we’re at the third generation in my family with members who enjoy expressing themselves through the written word. We then share that passion, in hopes it will bless and benefit all those who read what we … Read more

Remembering my Dad – Gone Too Soon 14 Years Ago Today – September 2

I’m taking a small break from my series of posts to celebrate my Dad’s life. On this date, which was Labor Day 14 years ago, my beloved Dad left his lymphoma-wracked body and entered his eternal reward in Heaven, with the Lord he served his entire life. While his passing left an enormous void in … Read more

Today Is Poetry Day – On Giants and Loved Ones Gone Away

Happy Friday, January 9th! Post 9 on the 9th…I might finally be getting this right! The writing prompt from the Ultimate Blog Challenge for day 9 of January is: Day 9: Share a Poem If you are creative as a writer, go ahead and write a poem! If you are not the rhyming type, find … Read more

September 2: In Memory of My Dad 11 Years Later

On this date, also Labor Day 11 years ago, my beloved Dad left his lymphoma-wracked body and entered his eternal reward in Heaven, with the Lord he served his entire life. While his passing left an enormous void in the lives of all of us family members and his many friends, he also left behind … Read more