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It would have been my dad's birthday today

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onehellofaride Mon 05-Sep-11 09:37:22

He died on the 20th November 2009, he would have been 54.

I am at work all day but can't really concentrate. I want to do something special tonight but don't know what...

sad

Stogan Mon 05-Sep-11 09:41:49

Aw bless u Hun, it's been 8 years since I lost my dad and it's his birthday on Thursday and it never gets easier I'm afraid.
We just plan to go for a meal as don't like to make a big fuss but always like to raise a glass or two.

Thoughts and hugs to u hunni, chin up xxxx

onlinefriend Mon 05-Sep-11 09:43:43

Poor you, your dad was so young when he died.
I'm sure a grown up will be along in a minute with good suggestions for tonight, a bit beyond me to be honest, but wanted to at least reply and send my condolences.

onehellofaride Mon 05-Sep-11 09:49:16

Last year I made a CD compilation of all the songs he loved and songs which reminded me of him and played them. We raised a glass and it was nice but I wanted to do something different this year I think

onehellofaride Mon 05-Sep-11 09:51:52

thank you stogan and onlinefriend a grown up?

onlinefriend Mon 05-Sep-11 11:28:20

perhaps should clarify am actually 36 but still mostly baffled
your cd and toast sounds beautiful.

onehellofaride Mon 05-Sep-11 12:04:49

onlinefriend sorry my head isn't working very quickly today! thank you

rubyrubyruby Mon 05-Sep-11 12:14:40

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onlinefriend Tue 06-Sep-11 15:34:27

just wondered what you did last night and if you feel ok today?

onehellofaride Tue 06-Sep-11 16:53:09

In the end I stayed in, listened to the CDs again with a glass of wine and toasted my dad with a cream bun (which he loved) grin it was nice and relaxed and as my DH went to play football for a while and the DC were in bed me and my DM had a chance to remember and smile

onlinefriend Tue 06-Sep-11 17:33:14

in my experience people who love cream buns are always lovely

Stogan Tue 06-Sep-11 18:01:15

Mine too, my dad loved them ! Pleased u had a nice time hunni 

onehellofaride Wed 07-Sep-11 09:38:41

thank you to you all, you have been lovely

Stogan Thu 08-Sep-11 13:50:27

My turn today,dad would have been 61 had a little sob this morning but I'm grand now 

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