memoir

Civil Air Patrol

My dad, Neal, had served in the United States Army in 1959 as a mathematician for calculating the launch of missiles before computers were integrated. He was a brilliant math, chemistry, and computer teacher. He also had a private pilot’s license and would take off from corn fields in Michigan and a small airport in …

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Awake

In my dream this last night, I was trying to go to sleep and I couldn’t so my Dad called to me and I walked out to see my Dad sitting in his favorite lazyboy chair. He started to pray for me and I fell asleep. Then I woke up.

Bear Hug

I woke at 8 and spent an hour reading through the Bible. I went back to sleep then I was in my parents room and my Dad brought in a TV with loose black bolts and asked me to take care of it since I knew more about electronics. I looked down at it and …

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Glorified

Thank you, Jesus, for 36 great years with my Dad. He left for Heaven on Saturday, May 26, 2018, at 2:32 p.m. after 83.5 years peacefully in sleep. I’m confident of one fact, I will join you later at the throne of God singing the Hallelujah chorus together. Your jokes, laughs, and smiles were contagious. …

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