Monday, September 20, 2010

A toy story

After a harrowing journey across treacherous mountains, vast seas, wild tornadoes and deserts as far as the eye can see, the Little People have arrived.

Arrival

They've presented themselves to their leader...
Contemplating

...hoping to be deemed...
Selection

THE CHOSEN ONE!
The One

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow."
- Helen Keller

Sunday, September 12, 2010

7 years later...

...and my heart is still so heavy from having lost him.

Baby me

My 1st birthday

Dad & I

Giddy up

One of our last photos together
In Morro Bay

There's so much more I want to say. So much more that deserves to be said, but this has been a harder year than most for me -- thinking about all the "could've-beens" with he and Em in each other's lives. She would've loved him.

And he would've adored her.
To the point

Cristina: "There's a club. The Dead Dads Club. And you can't be in it until you're in it. You can try to understand, you can sympathize. But until you feel that loss... My dad died when I was nine. George, I'm really sorry you had to join the club."
George: "I... I don't know how to exist in a world where my dad doesn't."
Cristina: "Yeah, that never really changes."
- Grey's Anatomy

Monday, September 06, 2010

Deliver unto me

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