Archive for June 17th, 2012

Family Men

To my father, Anthony and Tom’s father, Stanley, may the Lord, indeed, bless and keep you.

Men of faith, strong inner conviction, expressed in quiet ways and not-so-quiet.

Men of commitment, first of all to God, and a close second to family – and family values.

Men who found their joy in the daily routines of home, work, recreation, and their children and grandchildren.

My father loved fishing and it was probably his favorite thing to do, even if it was not a real frequent event.

Tom’s father loved music, playing it, dancing to it, enjoying his granddaughters’ musical talents galore.

The fulfillment of both these men’s lives was the love they had for their wife and living life as a family man.

We love them for that.

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