Rediscovering Innocence

June 10th (Friday) at 2:25 am, my father passed on. He was three days shy of his 92nd birthday. I was with him those last few days, and thanks be to God, it was a peaceful ending. The blog below was written in October 2010, soon after he was moved into assisted...

May God Bless Him and Keep Him

He was not always in my life, but I always loved him just as any little girl loves her father. May he rest in peace. Thomas H. Fuller, Sr., of Portsmouth, Virginia, passed on June 10, 2011 at the age of 91. He had suffered a stroke in June 2010, and moved from his...

Dad, Part II

One year ago, we moved my elderly father (almost 92 now) into an assisted living facility here in Portsmouth. In the last couple weeks, he’s started slowing down quite a bit and his needs have increased quite a bit. At least once a day, I drop by and visit to...

Rediscovering Innocence

On June 10, 2011, my 91-year-old father passed on. Almost to the day – one year prior – we’d moved him into an assisted living facility. This blog (below) was written soon after that event. In June 2010, my 91-year-old father moved into assisted...

Dad

Despite my personal commitment to post something at this blog each day, I’ve fallen short. In June, we moved my elderly father (91 and counting), into an assisted living facility here in Portsmouth. I’d hoped that ONCE he got into assisted living, my...