mad in pursuit memoir notebook

DISPATCHED FROM THE intersection of yesterday and forever

A Darlin' Man

And so a year has passed since my dad took his leave. I tell myself that the grieving is over — a good life was lived and he is part of me forever. And then I see his face.

Last year I was wordy and philosophical. Today, I think I'll just have a good cry.

dad thru the ages

[Photos from 1952, 1983, 1998, 2005]



...if you want to cry with me

Part 1 (Irish Wake),
Part 2
Part 2A
(McDermott eulogies),
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5 (1960s),
Movie of Dad & Me Singing Together