Tag Archives: Fatherhood

Sometimes Life Happens, Part One: Death.

My grandfather died in August. At the end, it was not unexpected. It gets that way when someone passes the 90-year mark, and he was 92-years old. I held his hand a few days before he stopped breathing. He was … Continue reading

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I waited forty-two years for someone to take this photo

I could stare at this photo for days. Maybe longer. Last week my girlfriend and I got tired of being stuck in our little village. So, while her oldest son was with his father on their court-mandated visit, the two … Continue reading

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Thank you.

…hi. I accidentally published this post before I had even started it. Whoops. My apologies. So, this is the version that has words. Thank you, to everyone who offered to help with the cost of our daughter’s gravestone. We received … Continue reading

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We need help.

We can’t afford to buy Evangeline a headstone. Not any time soon, anyway. We priced stones last week and the second smallest costs $900. It’s a flat stone measuring 24″x12″x4″, it’ll have her full name, her birth date and a … Continue reading

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The nightmare I’m having every night

I’ve been having nightmares every night for the past two weeks. While I’m in a dead sleep I’ll sit up in bed, put my feet on the floor, and sit there while the nightmare plays out. In the nightmare I’m … Continue reading

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What happened the week after my daughter died

First, thanks to everyone who left a comment here, or sent me an email. It helped to know there were people out there who understood what was going on, and how I was feeling. Because, honestly, there really wasn’t much … Continue reading

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