Great Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland 2010 #missthisplace #myownpersonalnarnia
this is such a beautiful story . thanks rachel for posting this this morning.
i wrote this a few years ago and was reminded of it today, what would have been my dad’s 65th birthday.
i am from white caddilacs with red interiors and orange trees in grandmas backyard.
i am from eight puppies and the artist/poet/car part salesman living in our basement.
i am from “cubba jubbies” and “bodysam”.i am from easter dresses under the crab apple tree and roller skating to “heart in motion” in the garage.
i am from hot summer afternoons in the above ground pool and dot-dog-mac-n-cheese lunches and playing rainbow brite before TGIF.
i am from road trips to akron and fishing with grandpa.
i am from oscar de la renta and motor oil.
i am from “leaving on a jet plane” and “sunshine on my shoulders”.
i am from g.i. joes attack the barbie townhouse and weeping willow trees. i am from twinkle lights and home made ornaments.
i am from race car drivers and folk singers.