Monday, January 07, 2013

Remembering

Today is January 7th.

My father would have been 71 years old today.

I think that I will go down to the local food bank and make a donation in his name. He would have liked that.

Happy Birthday, Pop.

10 comments:

  1. What a great way to remember him. And the food bank is much in need, too.

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  2. May he rest in peace, and may God grant you happy memories of him.

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  3. My Mom's birthday today too. 85th. Every year I can continue to celebrate with her is a blessing.

    I sm sorry for your loss. You have a great way to remember him today

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  4. You're a good son!

    gfa

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  5. Thoughts and prayers Murph... Remember the positives!

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  6. @ Old NFO: Always the good. And there was plenty.

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  7. Yes, the birthdays can really be disheartening.

    But you have found the best way to deal with them -- Doing something in their name which would be in character with their personality.

    [Just a few days ago, I had a drink in memory of a great-uncle to whom I was close. How was that in character with him? He was the assistant manager of a liquor store! He definitely would appreciate it.

    And, as a more practical gesture, I also made a donation in his name to an orphan home.]

    If we make their memory for a blessing, then their memory will be for a blessing.

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  8. Condolences ML. I think your idea is a great one. Lu and I will make a donation to the local food bank in your dad's memory as well.

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  9. My thoughts ML. +1 on Six. I will donate to the local food bank as well.

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