Life Goes On

daddies liliesDoug has been dead for 3 some years and my dad for some 4 months.  I’m still here trying to live without the two of the most important men of my life.  Both of them loved me unconditionally.

I have been fortunate.

I planted 15 lilies in memory of my dad – 13 for his men in Vietnam that he lost in that terrible battle and 1 for Marybelle’s father and 1 for him. They are blooming and the scent is spectacular as are the flowers.  They’re way ahead of schedule and over-achievers – much like my dad.

I’m learning to live without Doug – my constant cheerleader. If we’re lucky, we all have that one person who cheers us on and motivates us to do our best.  I had two – my dad and Doug.  I miss them both so much.

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4 responses to “Life Goes On

  1. my daddy has been gone since 1982…he was my biggest cheerleader…he always told me I could do anything I wanted(except be a catcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers)…I miss him more than I can tell you…

  2. Lovely, Connie. A beautiful tribute to two wonderful men.
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