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Remembering my Dad...

12-20-2012 04:07 PM by HandyGramps | 13 comments »

I was thinking about my dad today, he passed away last year just before Christmas. He was 97 years old. I miss him… As dads go, he wasn’t perfect. As sons go, neither was I… He was a great dad though, he loved me unconditionally, it wasn’t until he was in his 80s that we could say “I love you” to each other. I always knew; a hug, a smile, a hand on my shoulder or just a look told me he loved me. In the end we always parted with a hug and an “I love you”. He always thanked us for coming to visit him. He wasn’t my friend; he was my DAD, which is much more and stronger than a friend. He was my teacher, always patient with me (a trait I struggle with my own son). He taught...

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