Dear Papi, Happy Birthday! It is amazing to me that the simple thought of you brings an amount of joy to my day that is indescribable. All I could think about all day is your incredible smile and the joy your brought this world. Talking to you on the phone everyday for even two minutes,… Read More
I miss you lately Papi, Thanksgiving wasn’t easy without you, but trust me I didn’t show anybody the pain I felt without you there. I miss you like hell. I walked in your room to put my coat away when I got to your house and it hit my harder than it had hit me… Read More
Dear Papi, A year ago today I came home from the Army. So much has happened this year, some of which really opened my eyes to the fact that life doesn’t always go according to plan. There are days I miss the Army more than words can describe. I loved being a soldier but a… Read More
Dear Papi, Six years ago today I met the love of my life. There are not words to describe the way I love Kelsey Rose, but if those words existed I can assure you I would have learned them from you. The way you loved people was unlike anything I have ever seen, especially the… Read More
Dear Papi, Yesterday I was thinking about prior to when I left for basic those few months I spent driving you to your appointments, and the fun we had. Whether it was you making race care noises as you drove your electric wheelchair down the hallway, or simply the way you lit up every room… Read More
Dear Papi, Time flies. Four years ago today I hugged you goodbye and left for basic training. Four years and it feels like yesterday. I have to tell you, this is a hard day for me. I really miss being a soldier.
Dear Papi, I just wanted you to know I made the Deans list today for my first semester back at college. Years ago, I was coming up with excuses for why I was failing my classes and I remember you telling me “well tomorrow is another day.” Sometimes the best advice you gave me were… Read More
Dear Chris and Stan, I wouldn’t be here today if it wasn’t for the two of you. There are days I sit here and wonder what my life would be like if you were still here with me today. I created this page on my website where I will write letters to you both knowing… Read More