December 18, 2019


I said it was going to be a good day. I had no idea. We went to pick up a gift the wife had ordered from WalMart. When we pulled in the drive back home a car followed us in. It was my youngest son. Surprise of surprises, he had been to the airport to pick up my oldest son who flew in from Denver to surprise me for Christmas. He is taking me to see Star Wars tomorrow. I nearly cried.

The oldest boy and I have always shared a love for the space franchise and have seen almost every movie together. He bought the tickets when they went on sale back in early November and has planned this trip since then.

He can only stay until Friday, but I will take it.

Apparently everyone in the family knew but me. I am speechless with joy. The boy said he knows how tough things have been and wanted to do something nice for me.

I think there is something in both eyes, they keep watering.


Ed Bonderenka said...

Merry Christmas!

Practical Parsimony said...

How nice! have a good time. Merry Christmas.

Jean said...

Your boys have become good men, like their daddy. Enjoy.

Anonymous said...

How amazing and wonderful. You have a very lovely and loving family. You are truly blessed.

glasslass said...

What a wonderful gift he's given you. Merry, Merry Christmas.

Cheryl said...

You made me cry. What a wonderful gift, you are a great dad obviously. Have a great time with your son and a Merry Christmas.

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