This past weekend was a BIG one for our family. Well, not just “big”…HUGE! After a quick change from the original plan, our daughter’s sweet boyfriend became her FIANCE! It’s a fun, sweet story (one I hope to document on another day), but today I want to talk about a conversation I had with my dad…a… Continue reading #IsAJtheone – April 8, 2016
It was a “Date with Dad” Day… (To start at the beginning of my “Date with Dad” journey – Read from the beginning ) ….Thursday, February 11, 2016 A few days before this date I was told that my dad had a doctor’s appointment for the 11th so – “How about if you run by Chick-fil-a and… Continue reading February 11th -Too Tired for Pie
For the previous “Date with Dad” post – Read here Two days later…February 4th. For the last few years my dad has lived a crazy schedule…this has truly been a source of “frustration” for my mom as she’s always been the type to rise BEFORE God instructed the sun to peek through. It’s not unusual for… Continue reading February 4th – Lost in Walmart
We had my dad’s memorial service this past Saturday and it was a sweet time to remember and honor a life well lived. We were honestly blown away with the amount of support from the many that attended, served and loved our family well. I’m so thankful for my sweet friend, Sarah, that took photos… Continue reading My Dad’s Legacy
February 2, 2016 It was a TUESDAY…Five days after our first official “Date With Dad”…and two days till our next scheduled outing. My phone rang and my sweet dad’s voice sounded so pathetic. He explained that he just HAD to get out of the house and wondered what I was doing. “Well, Dad…ummmm….I’m at work!”… Continue reading Role Reversal – Learning to Drive!
If you missed the “why” behind what made me start dating my dad – read here… https://lorieubanks.wordpress.com/2016/04/17/how-i-began-dating-my-dad/ January 28, 2016… The morning of our first Thursday “Date with Dad”, I received a call to confirm that I was still coming. My dad sounded alert, peppy and excited (honestly, something we hadn’t seen for weeks)…but also… Continue reading And So It Begins…Our First Date.
I’ve been hoping that at some point I could get myself together enough to put thoughts/words on “paper” (blog) about the last few months. I keep saying I’m going to…keep wanting to do it…keep making notes on pieces of paper about what I want to make sure I journal about and document for myself, my… Continue reading How I Began Dating My Dad…