Family Time

Pop and some of the family from Thanksgiving 2004. 

I want to thank each and every one of you for you kind, supportive words, prayers, good vibes, etc.  We’re holding our own here.  The funeral isn’t until Monday, so it will likely be Tuesday before I blog again.  There’s so much I’d like to share with you about this remarkable man, but I need a little more time.  Maybe for his birthday, I’ll work on a post I can just publish that day…

I apologize for not responding to each and every comment and/or email.  I’ve read them all though, and have shared some with the Knight too, and we heartily appreciate each and every one!

22 comments on “Family Time

  1. Mary says:

    Take your time and we’ll help hold ya’s up as long as you need! Cherish the memories as they’ll forever be in your heart!
    Love you all!!!! Hugs, kisses and lots of slobber around 🙂

  2. fireflynights says:

    You know we’re thinking about you. If there’s anything you need, let us know.

  3. Robin in VA says:

    Just let me know if there’s anything I can do…I’m thinkin’ about you and your family.

  4. AlisonH says:

    I hesitate to even comment because I don’t want to take away from family time. Just know we’re with you.

  5. Nancy says:

    I’ve been thinking about you all. feel the hugs, from here to there. No need to reply, just know you’re in my thoughts.

  6. Amanda says:

    Lots of love to all of you. Share all those memories with each other, it certainly helps to keep him alive in your hearts.

  7. michelle says:

    I am so sorry hon! God bless and comfort you through these hard days. Love and huggles.

  8. lauriec says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping you & yours in our prayers!

  9. StarSpry says:

    Take all the time you need, Chan. I’m glad you have family nearby and such wonderful memories to share with each other.

  10. Alana says:

    I just saw your post, and I am so sorry to hear about your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. Grace says:

    you take all the time you need we will miss you but we will be here when you get back hugs

  12. Bubblesknits says:

    Keeping everyone in my prayers. Hugs to you and the Knight.

  13. Trudy says:

    I’m so sorry that you have lost someone who was so loved by you all, and that I’ve sometimes read about here!! It was always plain to see how much he was loved! I’m so happy that he had youall, and that youall had him–he will be missed, I know! You’re very much in my thoughts tonight!

  14. Wendy says:

    Don’t worry about responding to anyone… just ‘be’. Spend time with your loved ones and don’t worry about entertaining us here in blogland.

  15. Nichole says:

    Love & Hugs… always.

  16. Dawn says:

    No words can help you at this time…just feel the love of all your bloggy buddies…

    Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free
    I’m following the path God has laid you see.
    I took His hand when I heard him call
    I turned my back and left it all.

    I could not stay another day
    To laugh, to love, to work, to play.
    Tasks left undone must stay that way
    I found that peace at the close of day.

    If my parting has left a void
    Then fill it with remembered joy.
    A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss
    Oh yes, these things I too will miss.

    Be not burdened with times of sorrow
    I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.
    My life’s been full, I savored much
    Good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch.

    Perhaps my time seemed all too brief
    Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.
    Lift up your hearts and peace to thee
    God wanted me now; He set me free.

  17. Anita says:

    You know that everyone here understands… much love & many prayers to you & the Knight. I hope you find some peace in the next few days. We are all here for you.

  18. gaylen says:

    No need to apologize. We all understand. Just remember to take care of you, while you are taking care of everyone around you. I will be thinking of you and the Knight tomorrow. Hugs to you both – g

  19. Martina says:

    I am sending you prayers and hugs, Chan. Please know that everyone is here to support you…

  20. Triplet Mom says:

    Prayers, hugs, and love for you as you navigate this most difficult time.

  21. JoAnn says:

    No need to reply, just remember that you have many friends who are thinking of you and sending you and your family lots of hugs!

  22. Natalie says:

    I hope today goes ok. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you.

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