Happy Birthday Dad
So today is Halloween. It’s also my Dad’s Birthday, so every year my family has been lucky enough to celebrate this day with a lot of candy and cake. I feel like I am the luckiest man alive to have been taught, disciplined and loved by this man. I will never say I have the BEST dad in the world cause that…
Tragic but life affirming
Yesterday I heard some very sad news. A girl I went to school with had lost her two year battle with cancer. To be honest I didn’t know her very well and hadn’t spoken to her for some 20+ years. Irrespective of that I feel a genuine deep sorrow and sadness about her death.
A thought came to my mind this morning. Seventeen years ago today, Valentine’s Day — 1999, after a day of waiting anxiously and with headaches from the stress, we sat on the stairs of house in Lancaster, MA waiting for a phone call from our doctor hoping for a life changing wish.