While visiting my in-laws over spring break, we ended up losing my father-in-law. A lot of you saw my posts on Facebook so you guys are in the know, but I thought I’d mention it here because I will be away from the blog for a few more days as we attend the funeral and visit with the rest of the family.
What I can tell you is that this was sudden and unexpected and at the same time just horrible to witness. The plus side is that we had one good night with him when we went over there for dinner. He wasn’t feeling well but we got to spend time with him. The next morning was spent in the ER and eventually the ICU. I like to think that he knew we were there but I can’t be certain.
Life. Everyone always says to not take it for granted but of course we do. We get comfortable and don’t pay attention to the important things.
Anyway, The Hub is just trying to process it all. It’s weird how when you lose someone, it doesn’t immediately hit you that they are gone. You catch yourself wanting to pick up the phone or addressing a letter to them, etc. When I lost my father it was that way, and I expect it will be that way for The Hub and his brothers too.
The photo above was taken yesterday. I was trying to explain to The Girl that grandpa is in heaven with Momo and Papa and we both looked up and at that very moment, the sun peeked out of that dark cloud. I don’t know if you can see it but when The Girl blew this photo up, she found three distinct areas of emphasis. Of course, we take this as a sign. A good sign. A comforting sign. Whatever it is, we’ll take it.