“It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.”
― John Steinbeck
Friday we lost a member or our ever shrinking family..
My 92 year old father-n-law.
Despite his advanced years, his dependence on a walker, he had gotten himself up and dressed as usual… as he readied to head to work…
To the business he started single handedly 70 years ago located in a small west Georgia town.
It was a massive heart attack.
He was a widower, a proud World War II Veteran, living indepentalty alone…
Yet he got dressed each and every morning, complete with dress shirt and tie, waiting for a grandson to pick him up in order to be taken to his beloved store.
Despite the years of alcoholism, abuse, misfortune, and heartache…there had been a reconciliation within…
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