Walking the Fence Line
Bonnie Bird

Missing Our Dad on Father's Day

Posted Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at 7:39 PM
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    Another great story, to bad I can't remember alot of my years. You do spur me to remember things and often thought about setting here and writing what my days have been like but never do. It would be nice to leave that behind. My parents have been gone for a few years now. Your blogs remind me of a tune that my daugthers made sure I had on a cass tape plus now I have it on the good old puter. The tune is Daddies Hands by Holly Dunn for those that heard it know what I am talking about.

    -- Posted by Eagle_eye on Tue, Jun 14, 2011, at 8:01 PM
  • Your parents were a nice looking couple and your brothers were so cute

    Sorry your Dad is no longer here. I lost my Mother the same year you lost your Dad.... I still think of her often. In fact I'm sitting here wearing one of her night gowns while I'm typing this....

    Did your Dad ever play at the Trophy Club in Glenns Ferry? He must of known Darryl Keck from 3 island crossing?

    Joe I know the song your talking about, in fact I think I have it on a cd but its not by Holly Dunn..

    Now you have peaked my interest......guess I will have to find it and see who sings it. lol!

    -- Posted by MsMarylin on Tue, Jun 14, 2011, at 8:59 PM
  • No he didn't play at the Trophy Club. Their little band played at gatherings, senior citizen centers and they met every Thursday night to Jam. He only started playing in 2001.

    Darryl Keck was a friend of my dad's for many years. They built houses together and the post office in Bliss.

    thank you all for your kind words. You really should write your stories down. We could never convince Dad to do so and he was the last one of his family.

    -- Posted by KH Gal on Tue, Jun 14, 2011, at 9:12 PM
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    Bonnie, thanks for sharing these memories of a great Dad, Friend, Grandpa, Greatgrandpa, Leader, Moral Support and Strong Community Man, among much more. We did lose a monumental great, with his passing, but those of us who were fortunate enough to know him,(if even a little) will never lose the memory of his passionate love for what he did. I've said before that he's part of why I became a 4-Hgreat leader & strove to do well and give those kids the best I could. He showed me that little things done now can make a huge difference later in their life.

    I grieve for you also on the loss of your Father. Remember tho how proud he is of you tho with your beautiful writing.

    Keep sharing


    -- Posted by jessiemiller on Wed, Jun 15, 2011, at 10:20 AM
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    Typing on a phone is a pain! I should have proofed ..meant I became a 4-H leader

    -- Posted by jessiemiller on Wed, Jun 15, 2011, at 10:22 AM
  • Thank you so much Jessie. Most of my grieving is done by myself because I am so far away.

    -- Posted by KH Gal on Wed, Jun 15, 2011, at 11:24 AM
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