Monthly Archives: August 2014

08-29-2014 In Spirit

Dear Joseph and Lucia, When my father (Papa Gene) passed away last year, it left me quite sad and alone. I’d lost my father. But that isn’t exactly true.  Ever since he died, I continue to hear his lessons and … Continue reading

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08-28-2014 Excited, Sad, and Encouraged

Dear Joseph and Lucia, I’m excited, sad, and encouraged all at the same time. I’m excited because this website had a sudden influx of traffic in the last 24 hours.  The hits were mostly looking at the archive.  My first … Continue reading

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08-27-2014 Loved

Dear Joseph and Lucia, I hope to see you both one day. I can’t wait to see how tall you guys have become.  Joseph, when you were young, you were off the statistical charts.  I know you are likely taller … Continue reading

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08-26-2014 Weekend Update

Dear Joseph and Lucia, It’s been a few days since I last wrote to you.  It was a busy weekend and start to the week.  I rode the train down to Fort Worth again Saturday morning.  Michèle and I spent … Continue reading

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BUILDING BRIDGES

Joseph and Lucia, I have waited for a long time to write this letter to you both, probably because I have so much to say and it’s hard to start. The first thing I want you to know is that … Continue reading

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08-21-2014 Life Lessons

Dear Joseph and Lucia, I tried writing you yesterday, but had a computer glitch that decided to delete the entire letter just before I posted it. (Grrrr) I want to let you guys know that you are both beautiful, intelligent, … Continue reading

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08-19-2014 Thinking of you

Dear Joseph & Lucia, I’m on my lunch break and don’t have much time. Its been several days since I’ve written. I apologize. Over the weekend I didn’t open my computer. I wanted to optimize my limited time at home. … Continue reading

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08-15-2014 Encouragement

Dear Joseph and Lucia, I’ve recently been going through a tough spot emotionally.  Writing to you guys every day reminds me of how much I miss you. For years, professionals, friends, and family have recommended I do this, but I was … Continue reading

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08-14-2014

Dear Joseph and Lucia, I don’t really have much to say today. Actually I have plenty to say, but I don’t want to be negative. Sometimes I have to wear a happy mask and hope it soaks in. I just … Continue reading

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08-13-2014 A happier note

Dear Joseph and Lucia, I’m aware the last few letters have been about sad things. I want to change the tone. I’ve talked frequently about Michèle. She is such a positive influence on my life. Every morning at 7:45 we … Continue reading

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