Today, I am thankful for my dad.
To live in hearts we leave behind
Is not to die.
~Thomas Cambell, Hallowed Ground
My second Father's Day without Dad. Last year's remembrance was especially difficult - he died on May 15 so my grief was fresh and familiar.
This year, I'm doing better. I think about him daily - good thoughts - especially while I'm tending my gardens. The special place in my heart reserved just for Dad-things, however, is still quiet and sad, awaiting just one more happy memory.
Happy Father's Day, Dad.
|Liatris in full bloom|