Monday, April 22, 2019

Four Years



Errol, 

I love you, I miss you. You were so alive, always. You knew how to love - me, your large family, your many, many friends, sailing, cooking, music, gumbo, New Orleans, dogs, cats, birds, any stray that would find you. 

I'm making a good life for myself, taking care of our home, our land, and the dogs. I've made new friends, I volunteer, I take photos and blog. I'm happy. Samson is good too, now. But should I say "Papa-Daddy" out loud, he would go looking for you. I know this, so I never will. Faith is my dog now, my shadow, she loves me beyond words. And I her. 

Four years ago, I held your hand, one last time.  







14 comments:

  1. Dearest Inger - just wonderful for the man you loved, and your time together. My heartfelt thoughts for you today - be at peace ... Hilary

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  2. Love continues even when the other person is not with us. It’s so hard and it is so precious. Hugs to you, Sampson and Faith.

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  3. How lucky you were to have had such a wonderful man in your life and how hard it is to lose him. Inger, you have done well with your life and Errol would be so proud of you.

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  4. Such a nice tribute to Errol. You indeed did made a good life for yourself and you should be proud of yourself.
    Time is going so fast, I have to remind myself to try to enjoy every minute of it. Happy Easter.
    Hugs, Julia

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  5. Beautiful memorial to Errol. I know you still miss him as much as you did 4 years ago. You had a wonderful life with him and have all those memories to draw on... so happy you have Faith and Samsom in your life

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  6. Love the tribute, and in these 4 years, you have managed to look after yourself, your land, Faith and Samson, and keep blogging. Errol has left a huge gap, his memory in your heart will always be there. Hugs from a cold morning in NZ.

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  7. It certainly doesn't feel like 4 years though I am sure it seems much longer for you. That he has left such an emptiness now just proves how much he filled your life then. Keep those wonderful memories fresh.

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  8. You made me cry too.
    Four long years I'm sure, but they seem to have gone by so fast.

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  9. from one to another in the recognition of rebuilding a life. it's like living twice in a lifetime.
    bless you darling girl. sending you love through tears.
    with your beloved Faith and Samson and the wonderful memories you have of that beautiful man! XOXO

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  10. Inger, even though I do not know you "in person" it is hard for even me to believe it has been 4 years. Peace and love be with you.....

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  11. Dearest Inger,
    So beautiful homage to your dear husband Errol!
    I have tears on my eyes!
    Love,
    Sonia.

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Thanks for leaving a comment.. ~~ Inger

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