Monday, January 07, 2013


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.


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

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

  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

  4. Anonymous12:07 PM

    You're a good son!


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

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

  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.

  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.

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

  10. Anonymous10:06 AM

    Happy Birthday Pop