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Hold your loved ones tight

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by , 08-14-2012 at 06:05 AM (3789 Views)
Last night like many three year olds my daughter was passed out on my lap. Of coarse she neglected to take a nap opting for rambunctious play instead. I went to put her down for bed after a busy day for us all. I tucked her in and she began to lightly sob. I asked why like any man trying to fix rather than console. A minute passed or for me seemed like forever. She pointed up to the ceiling and said "My brother is in heaven and its sad" This choked me up like a bad boxed cookie sold at holidays. I held her tight and let her know it is sad but we are very fortunate. That's what this rambling is about I suppose, most of use are very fortunate and the day to day living life sometimes gets in the way of us realizing just how fucking great life is. So I for one am going to make it a point to love my life a little more today than I did yesterday. I am going to be cognoscente not just go from day to day anymore. Less work more travel more family.. Life is potentially too short to get stressed over small details in ones life. So Ya love yours hard let them know your there take a deep breathe and Smile


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  1. Kev's Avatar
    Thanks for the reminder, man. Hang in there, brother.
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  2. Amok's Avatar
    that's emotional mate.

    super-cute kid in the pic there.
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  3. gougetheeyes's Avatar
    So very right. Thank you for sharing, Scott.
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  4. slayer9019's Avatar
    This hits home for me, especially in these most recent years.
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  5. tammy's Avatar
    Out of the mouths of babe's oft times comes gems.
    ....
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  6. Scott R's Avatar
    I am just happy we were able to bathe him and say our goodbyes.
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  7. hogg's Avatar
    I can't tell you how sorry I am, @Scott R. As a father myself, I can't imagine what you and your wife have been through. Take care and know that you're in our thoughts. And please know that I will heed your words and hold my loved ones tight.
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  8. Scott R's Avatar
    8-18-13

    got a suprise last night about 1 am when my wife said its time( 11 days early) and we rushed to the hospital where she gave birth to a healthy baby boy at 430 am 8 lbs and one chill dude so far
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  9. TrixieFaux's Avatar
    Woo hoo! Congratulations @Scott R !!!
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  10. hogg's Avatar
    @Scott R Yeah, buddy! All the best to you, your wife, and the little guy!
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