Tag: daddy’s girl

  • What Do You Want to Keep Remembering?

    What Do You Want to Keep Remembering?

    Does keeping anything material that reminds me of them help? If I keep talking about them, does that help me remember?

  • Dear Daddy

    Dear Daddy

    So, it’s been a year, huh? I didn’t realize how it was possible for that time span to feel long and short at the same time. It still feels like yesterday when we were standing in the ER, watching the nurses try to revive you. Surprisingly, I haven’t cried today. What has happened in the […]

  • What Happens After Everyone Leaves

    What Happens After Everyone Leaves

    Why the loneliest days come after you bury the dead. When death comes, the support is almost immediate, overwhelming even. Messages of condolences—what does that even mean, really?—start pouring in as soon as they hear about the unfortunate news. People come in droves right before you’re left to deal with your grief by yourself at […]

  • How Many Times Can You Say Goodbye?

    How Many Times Can You Say Goodbye?

    On the last night of my Daddy’s wake, my brothers and I shared a few words with family and friends, who shared in our grief, celebrated our father’s life, and told us of the wonderful man he was to them when he was still alive.

  • The Many Faces of Daddy