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07 October 2007 @ 11:35 pm
I just said goodbye to my dad.

I told him I love him.

That I miss him.

I thanked him for everything he taught me to be.

And I drank the last of his Drambuie in his honour.

Dad? I miss you. Every day of my life, I miss you. I love you for what you taught me. For the questions you encouraged me to ask. For the answers you encouraged me to find. For being you.

I've never really grieved for you.

I do now.

my father died in 1993, I needed to say goodbye.
Cat: Kane: cheersaditu_az on October 7th, 2007 11:23 pm (UTC)
*drinks to your dad*
i only have water handy, but next time i have whisky, i'll send a thought your way.
also, i love your icon more than i can possibly express....
lexie_sinistralexie_sinistra on October 8th, 2007 12:01 am (UTC)
**hugs*** I lost my dad six years ago. I understand your need to grieve and say ggodbye.
hpchickhpchick on October 8th, 2007 01:11 am (UTC)

*raises a glass of port in honor of your dad*
Ash: Stock (Goodbye)purplephoenix03 on October 8th, 2007 01:29 am (UTC)
To Sho's Dad

I never knew you, but I know your daughter. And I know you'd be proud of the woman she's become. For she is so warm-hearted, talented and strong.

And for that, I thank you. I thank you for raising such a wonderful human being. And I hope you know that she continues to become more wonderful as the days pass.

In memory,
Dirtylecki: salt&burnagt_league on October 8th, 2007 04:46 am (UTC)
R.I.P Sho's dad.

*hugs* ♥
***: BTVS - Buffy + Willow //bluegreensmoke on October 8th, 2007 05:04 am (UTC)
x5valex5vale on October 8th, 2007 08:57 am (UTC)
*hugs you tight*
smhwpf on October 8th, 2007 12:24 pm (UTC)

He raised a fine daughter indeed.

Will think of you with my next dram.
charlies_dragon: Polar Bearscharlies_dragon on October 8th, 2007 09:35 pm (UTC)
Oh hun *hugs*

He raised a lovely, friendly and warm-hearted daughter, so that means he must've been a good person too. *toasts to his memory*

Lissieilovesn on October 8th, 2007 10:51 pm (UTC)

Erin: Ewan - windowshimmeryelf on October 9th, 2007 08:23 am (UTC)
Oh honey. *hugs* I know how it feels.
Ah yes, quite a bunch of us, isn't it?unhobbityhobbit on October 9th, 2007 08:46 pm (UTC)
It's good for you to say goodbye. I'm glad you could give him a good send off. *hug*