Monday, June 2, 2008
Happy Birthday, Dad!
I know I am a day late in wishing you a happy birthday, but blame it on the distance, or the time difference, or the weather, or me being me. But here is your birthday wish, Dad, late, but sincere as always. Thanks for being you and bringing me and my siblings into this world. Your greatest give to us all is each other. I know you had help, but you took on the challenge of raising us all with gusto. I always felt wanted and for that I thank you.
love, Daughter #4
(This illustration ran last year for a story about dreaming of relatives after they pass on. I think it also fits as me thinking of my dad - especially when I learned to ride a bike)