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Today was a mellow day but I’m not surprised. I woke up peacefully this morning listening to my radio alarm clock and did all the morning stuff. 480 more words


After my last post about my dad I felt like this other blog post I read last week needed to be shared.


This blog post felt like I could have written it. 93 more words


2 of 42: Humour, the Invaluable Medicine

For entry #2 in my journey of 42, I thought I would visit a couple anecdotes about my Dad, and about humour. It should be duly noted that his sense of humour is an acquired taste – something you might categorize as “old man humour”. 946 more words


The Search For My Father: How it began

I couldn’t believe it when I woke up to the e-mail. It was just a few lines from my mom on March 28, 2011: “Shocking news; Xiao Ping shu-shu passed away! 905 more words

Just Me

My dad is gone.

My dad thought about death a lot.

Not in a creeper, morbid way. More like “this is the inevitable and it’s weird”. Working at Boeing for so long, he’d seen men and women come and go. 435 more words



Here is Dad at the grave of his great-grandmother, Mary Kilraine Craven Cumuskey.

Mary was born in County Wicklow, Ireland around 1840. She arrived in the United States in 1849. 238 more words

Craven Family