Papa Dearest

When I think of Papa, I think of this fiesty *old man climbing the rocks of Garden of the Gods.


I think of a man who lived. Who was always willing to live.

Yes, Papa has a lot of stories to tell. Let him tell. 

The father of seven boys. You can tell they’re brothers.

I can only imagine my stunning grandmother in the 50s and 60s … with child … for 10 years.

What a treat it’s been to spend time with my Papa. I love you, Papa.

Be well. Please stay. I understand you are stable. Please be comfortable. (Tell your loved ones present if you aren’t.) Papa, be comfortable.

Please stay.

*I don’t mean “old” in a stereotypical (Senile? If you will…) way. But imagine this elderly, fiesty fellow …. hiking for heaven’s sake. Hiking.


4 thoughts on “Papa Dearest

  1. Thank you Allison, you captured our Papa perfectly. He has been such a big part of my life for over 40 years, I love him and I know he loves all of us.

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