Life moves along as it does. Mom and I finally agreed on an obit and we submitted it. Things are a lot different these days than before and, sadly, the Spokesman Review is the most technologically advanced program there is. LOL. So, it will run this Sunday in the Spokesman Review, but it is super questionable in the News Tribune or Seattle Times. The most important stuff is that his service is April 26th at 10am. There will be an "after party" because that is how my Dad would like to say it, but it will not be given out until at the ceremony. The service will be at Tahoma, so arrive early. It is a quick ceremony. Be late and miss it. That was actually my Dad to a tee. We showed up early to every party, funeral, celebration, wedding, baptism, etc. and we were the last to leave.
I clearly did not look at my own schedule.....I have super busy that week....but I will be there fully. Dad knows that. Everyone has been wonderful. It is so hard to plan this especially on your own, but Tahoma has been beautiful. The Army has walked me through what they will do and God Bless them. I cried, but I wipe the tears and move ahead.
A long time ago, I was almost out the door to go to the bar at Gonzaga. It was Thursday night after all and the phone rang. One of my roommates said, "Ang, it is your Dad - you got to take this......." I did, of course, and I told everyone to go on. Of course, in Catholic Tradition, one BIG BOY (Basketball Player), stayed behind to escort me to the bar. My Dad was on the phone.....sobbing.....he had been on a hunting trip and they found an overturned car with a dead body inside. He went to the closest house and it was their son. Their only son. He not only broke horrible news to them, he knew how precious life was. Mom was in Mexico. I was at school in Spokane (surrounded by his extended family). I was 21 and probably didn't handle it well, but I was like, "Daddy, I am good. I have good friends. I even have a friend here to escort me to stuff tonight. I am good." And I always was. My Dad had prepared me for many things - this too. Poor Aunt Donna, she called me the next day and was like, "Is your Dad having a breakdown?!?!"
So, here is how my life is going. On the way back from skiing in BC, I played out road trip list and when Tim McGraw sang, "Be Humble and Kind" he referenced, "Visit you Grandpa as much as you can"....SERIOUSLY. I sobbed. No one got it so it was fine, but crap, REALLY.
In any case, Science Fair is going on at Nolan's school. He has been accepted into the hi-cap program. Mason is doing well...so smart and independent.
I promised you a Mason story, so here goes........Mason has been thrown in "like" a couple times. Luckily, he talks to me about it. I know that will end, but I am so thankful for if it now and so fearful when one of his friends googles my name and finds this...... In any case, I have given him advice which I think is real and good, but he has to live it. And then there was this one moment that I will not give too much detail, but a girl that Mason likes hugged him. It wasn't a normal hug. It was a hug that showed that Mason could care for her and she would trust him. My Mom was there and we have traveled a fair ways to see this game and I said, "Mom....." "Yes, Angie, I miss a lot, but I am not missing this. He is turning to a man." Part of me died, but part of me was thankful. I had done it. There was a good girl that cared for him and he would care for forever. That is a tough thing to see as a Mom, yet my Dad always said, "Bears runs their cubs up a tree and then walk away. They hear there cries, but the continue to walk away. How hard is that?!?! But, I guess, it is the only way they can learn."
Daddy this is hard......thank you....I love you....and I miss you......
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
New post and a new day.....
Posted by Angela Clarno at 9:55 PM
Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom)
So sorry to hear about your Dad. Our thoughts are with you.
Thanks for the info about the service .
You have done a remarkable job getting this all planned
Know how hard it is >
WHAT A GREAT MIRACLE THAT I HAVE EVER SEE IN MY LIFE. My names are Robert Mary
I’m a citizen of United Kingdom, My younger sister was Sicking of
breast cancer and her name is Robert Jane, I and my family have taking
her to all kind of hospital in UK still yet no good result. I decided
to go to the internet and search for cancer cure so that was how I
find a lady called Sarah peter she was testifies to the world about
the goodness of a herbal man who has the root and half to cure all
kind of disease and the herbal email was there. So I decided to
contact the herbal man for my younger sister help to cure her breast
cancer. I contacted him and told him my problem he told me that I
should not worry that my sister cancer will be cure, he told me that
there is a medicine that he is going to give me that I will cook it
and give it to my sister to drink for one week, so I ask how can I
receive the cure that I am in UK, he told me
That I will pay for the delivery service. The courier service can
transport it to me so he told me the amount I will pay, so my dad paid
for the delivery fee. two days later I receive the cure from the
courier service so I used it as the herbal man instructed me to,
before the week complete my sister cancer was healed and it was like a
dream to me not knowing that it was physical I and my family were very
happy about the miracle of Doctor so my dad wanted to pay him 5
million us dollars the herbal man did not accept the offer from my dad,but I don't know why he did not accept the offer,he only said
I should tell the world about him and his miracle he perform so am now
here to tell the world about him if you or your relative is having any
kind of disease that you can't get from the hospital please contact
Dr.email@example.com or WhatsApp him +2347067393105,message him on instragram dr.ogididanspelltemple for the cure, he will help you out
with any problems you have.To get more information you can message me via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Post a Comment