|Me smitten from a young age..|
Last week my 9 year old, Will and I were driving home from christmas shopping together. It was late and the sky was dark. As we pulled into our subdivision I said something that made him laugh and I glanced over at him. The street-light illuminated his face and I caught an expression that reminded me SO much of my father. I said, "You look exactly like Grandpa when you do that." Willy said, "Does that make you happy?" I smiled and said, "Yes--my life was a lot happier when he was around." And my golden eyed boy said, "I know what you mean because I'm always happier when I'm around you." I put my car in park, grabbed his face and kissed his sweet cheeks. Love that boy!
Happy 81st birthday daddy. Can't believe you would have been 81 today because I can't even picture you that old. I know you wouldn't have looked it and you certainly wouldn't have acted it! ;) I miss you every single day. -A