Doug 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.