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22 April 2015 @ 05:57 pm
2015 can go away now....  
As some of you were aware, my father had been nearly an invalid for several years, our lives revolving around him not being able to be left alone, planning vacations in shifts, not even all of us able to go out to dinner together, etc.. About six weeks ago, he ended up in hospital, from there to a rehab facility, and then 4 short days under hospice care. He died on Sunday.

I'm taking the next two days as bereavement leave from work, and as chance would have it, my vacation was already scheduled to start Monday. Good chance, I think having a week to spend with friends is probably exactly the best thing.

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kimurhokimuro on April 23rd, 2015 01:52 am (UTC)
My condolences on your loss.

That doesn't seem like much, I know, but I remember how I felt when my father died - first, like someone had gut-punched me; then like I was hollow. And I remember that there's nothing really anyone can say except ... well, that.

A chuid a' Pharas dha. (Gaelic - May he be found in Paradise.)