Friday, November 21, 2008

My Dad's Hands

With my very first post that I started in June, I expressed that I was trying to get over the unexpected death of my Dad the road is getting smoother to travel, but boy do I miss the old guy.
This is a video we put together at the time of my Dad's funeral. With the rush of all the things to get done at a time like this, it got a little hectic and I gave the video to someone else to finish for me and in the process it got out of sequence so they day it played at his funeral it was okay but it was not in the order that I had wanted. Dad has been gone now 19 months, and my daughter has given me the best present ever for my birthday she has re-made and tweaked it a little for me getting it back in order. Thank you Kacy, I hope you know how much it has meant to me. We also had a audio recording of his service made that we were given copies of I keep setting a date as to which to listen to all the wonderful talks we had that day, I haven't been able to do that quite yet. Everyone that was present that day told us it was the best funeral they had been to in a long time. Yes Dad, you would have been proud of everyone, it was the best.



video


Listening to some of Johnny Cash's songs I came across this song that I had never heard. I could not help to think about my Dad's white hair, he turned gray at a very early age and after raising four daughters I am sure we all helped a little to speed it a long to white.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6JNK4elo7k

4 comments:

Cindy B said...

What a beautiful tribute of love and admiration for your father. From the slides and your previous testiment, I can see he led a very full and productive life...one that made him a very happy man. It mirros the life my father led as well, in so many ways. My dad died in 1976 and I still miss him as it were yesterday...as well as my beloved mom. this brought a few tears ...you too, were blessed with wonderful parents!

Nettie said...

Can't say to much right now,...think you know why. But it HAS been hard getting over Dad being gone. More so than anybody realizes. A day never goes by that I don't think about my daddy. I know he is in a better place but it's hard not to be selfish and wish him back here. I used to think the dirt road up to the highway from the house was so long,...especially when I knew he had been dropped off after work and Iid go running out the front door to run to meet him to walk back the rest of the way to the house with him. I can just picture him coming home with lunch bucket in hand and his almost $100 pay check in his pocket. I too miss him so much!

Anonymous said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CLYDENE,

I CAN'T BLOG,
I CAN'T WRITE POETRY,
I'M NOT CRAFTY,
ALL I HAVE FOR YA
IS A SINCERE GOOD WISH
FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY
I HOPE IT IS A GREAT ONE
AND I HOPE IT IS A GREAT YEAR
COMING UP FOR YOU.
IF I COULD MAKE ONE WISH FOR YOU FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY
IT WOULD BE NO PAIN, PHYSICALLY OR EMOTIONALLY
UNFORTUNATLEY THE OLDER WE GET THE MORE WE HURT.
BUT YOU HAVE A LOT TO BE THANKFUL FOR,
A GREAT FAMILY, A GREAT HUSBAND, A SUPER MOM, THREE SUPER GREAT
SISTERS AND LOTS OF MEMORIES, AND THE TALENT YOU HAVE TO TAKE THOSE
MEMORIES AND MAKE SOMETHING OF THEM.

LOVE YOU ALOT, MORE THAN YOU KNOW.
BIG SIS #1

Kare Bear said...

This turned out so good!!! Happy birthday again. We love you