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    Haylen_WebMD_Staff posted:
    My condolences to you and your family on the loss of your father. I lost a parent last year and it is a difficult and stressful time. My thoughts are with you...

    brunosbud responded:
    Thanks, Haylen. When you've had a glorious run, a good long rest, afterwards, doesn't suck.

    After he was laid to rest, we all had a helluva party. That was actually in his, we were just following orders. lol
    jis4judy replied to brunosbud's response:
    Hi brunosbud
    Your Dad must have been a really great guy to have that in his will . my condolences too
    party on my friend
    Hugs Judy:)
    Sw 247 Cw 149ish

    remember the gold isn;t in the prize it is in the journey!
    life may not be the party we expected but while we are here we may as well dance!
    Haylen_WebMD_Staff replied to brunosbud's response:
    A party sounds like a great way to celebrate a glorious run...I'm sure he'd be thrilled to hear that his kids are still following his orders

    brunosbud replied to jis4judy's response:
    Thankee, Judy.
    My Dad & I played golf on a public course near his home, once, every month until he couldn't walk anymore. He was a lousy golfer, at best. Dangerous would be more accurate, really...

    At the 10th tee, he'd hand out home-made PBJ sandwiches (on wheat!; just awful) and a banana to our playing partners for the day. Most would graciously accept and say, "Thank you". But, sometimes, they would laugh nervously and say, "No thanks, I ate just, before..."

    My dad would smile and say, "Please, take it. I made it for you. Just save it for later..." And, then he would shake hands.

    That was my dad. You don't have to agree. But, a smile and hand shake was required...

    For those, here, with such little grace and curse every bad bounce of the ball, I can only wonder how hard life must be. Especially, when all's you have to do is make a pbj sandwich for someone...anyone...and you're problems are solved.

    It's that easy...
    abnersmom replied to brunosbud's response:
    What a lovely tribute to your dad. Sounds like he made his life all her wanted it to be and better for others as well. My condolences, brunosbud, and yet, I'm a little jealous as well;-)

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