Father’s Day, or one more day I know I’m an orphan

There once was a father names Chris Whose puns would so often miss He'd tell them, we'd moan He'd tell more, we'd groan It's strange how I wish he still did this... My dad, my superhero, passed away the Christmas before my first child was born. He never got to enjoy his grand kids or…

Dear Dad….

I don't have many photos of my dad. He was always the one behind the camera, capturing out smiles and foolishness and big events and small ones. But I can see him in my mind's eye, alas, all that I have left, since he's been gone  25 years now and for some reason it still…

The pearl

I have a sweet pearl necklace that my dad gave me way back when I was a young teenager.  It's a single, perfectly round pearl, with a gold holder and a thin 14 carat gold chain. Every time I wear it I am afraid I'll lose it, but it holds on. The chain tangles, but it…