Thursday, April 25, 2013

What A Strange Milestone.

At first, I had a completely different post written for this day.  A sad and somber post, about how much I miss my Pop on his first birthday in Heaven.  But, if he were here, he would have quickly said, "Cut the shit, Sammy.  Now, let's go to AC and win some money!" And that's the honest truth.

So instead of sulking, I'm celebrating.

My Pop had an amazing life.  Of course a life still filled with trials and tribulations, but a life that many would envy.  He had an infectious laugh and smile.  He knew how to put a positive spin on everything all while teaching you a life lesson.  He had a huge heart.  He gave everyone second chances. And he loved to have fun.

I could go on and on about how amazing he is, but for anyone that knew him, they already know how great he is.

So, maybe today, instead of us being down that he isn't here, let's celebrate for him... because, let's face it, he's up there having a big ole' party himself :)

Pop, I do miss you.  We all do.  But today, I'm gonna do it your way... the Pop way.

Happy Birthday, Pop-Pop!  I miss those wrinkly hands! Love you SO much!

4 comments:

the workaholic momma said...

Thinking about you today and sending hugs!!!

Happy birthday to your Pop...I bet he's got everyone up there celebrating:)

Natalie said...

Awww what a great tribute to your Pop!

Angie said...

I didn't know your Pop but from what you have said I think he would have been very proud of this tribute to his life! Sending you hugs friend :)

LOVE MELISSA:) said...

Aw- I love your tribute to your papa!