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11 January 2008 @ 06:30 pm
Happy Birthday Dad!  
Today was my dad's birthday. He passed many years ago. LOL...he was from West Virginia and called himself the "Old Man from the Mountains"...so, Happy Birthday, Old Man! We miss you!

Dale T. GreatOnedgreatone on January 11th, 2008 11:46 pm (UTC)

Nice tribute.

My father also passed away 11 years ago this month. Does seem like a long time ago sometimes.
Mark: snowy wolfboywondermark on January 12th, 2008 12:56 am (UTC)
Thanks, Dale! It seems like forever sometimes and then sometimes it seems like just days ago,y'know? *hugs*
turtleinashell: Gay couple huggingturtleinashell on January 12th, 2008 01:00 am (UTC)
Aww... that was sweet. I hope you have good memories of him.
Mark: ai-loveboywondermark on January 12th, 2008 01:35 am (UTC)
LOL...Dad was human, but yeah, mostly good, Paul! He was a character! :)
Bryce: Quotes - Life Lessonsaussie_bryce on January 12th, 2008 01:06 am (UTC)
Here's to yer dad, Marky Mark ...
Mark: dennis the menaceboywondermark on January 12th, 2008 01:38 am (UTC)
Thanks, Bryce! You're such a sweetie!
Glenn: Little Jimmyrestoman on January 12th, 2008 02:35 am (UTC)
This a nice way to honor your father's memory. He must have been a very special man.

Mark: comic shazamboywondermark on January 12th, 2008 03:03 am (UTC)
Thanks, Glenn! Y'know, he really was...not in some huge grandstanding way...he had his faults, but he was a good man.

*big hug*
guardian1 on January 12th, 2008 03:20 am (UTC)
Ummmm, I didn't know you had a father. Hey I had one too. He had
his faults also (don't ask) and died
suddenly when I was 16 right after we had a huge quarrel. You can only
imagine the consequences of that.
Fortunately I had read what somebody
had said, that the best revenge on a
dystunctional father is to be a better one, and that's exactly what I
Mark: Angel never aloneboywondermark on January 12th, 2008 03:52 am (UTC)
Surprise! Surprise! I did indeed have a daddy!

I assisted the paramedics who worked on my father when he died, Ed, and I feel blessed that I carry no hard feelings toward him or need for revenge of any kind.
Ben / KC_Risen Phoenix!kc_risenphoenix on January 12th, 2008 11:11 am (UTC)
My Dad was from West Virginia as well... Lost him three years ago.

Happy Birthday to him.

And love to you as well.
Mark: ai-loveboywondermark on January 13th, 2008 05:23 am (UTC)
Love right back atcha, Ben! It's a beautiful state, isn't it?! So untouched, undeveloped and natural!