Wordless Wednesday — Remembering My Dad

by Dagmar Bleasdale on August 17, 2011

This is the last picture I took of my dad and Landon when we were visiting Germany a month ago.

My dad died a few days ago — he is hugging L as if he knew it would be.

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Julie August 20, 2011 at 1:19 PM

A very touching & lovely photo, despite being a very sad time for you. My thoughts are with you.


CoffeeJitters August 18, 2011 at 8:33 PM

I’m so sorry about your Dad.



Samantha August 18, 2011 at 1:01 PM

That’s an amazing and touching photo. I’m so sorry for your loss, wishing you and your family strength and peace.


Devan @ Accustomed Chaos August 18, 2011 at 12:50 PM

what a beautiful picture. i am so happy you have that photo. I am so sorry for your loss & you and your family are in my thoughts.


Rachel August 17, 2011 at 11:45 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep your family in prayer during this time. Beautiful picture.


Jennifer August 17, 2011 at 6:46 PM

What a wonderful photo to keep for your son to remember your father by. Thinking of you! (((HUGS)))


Verena August 17, 2011 at 5:32 PM

Was für eine schöne und innige Umarmung! Ich finde es so schön, das Ihr Euch noch einmal sehen konntet! Ich wünsche Dir und Deiner Familie von Herzen, alles Liebe und dass es Euch gut geht!
Ich denke an Dich!
Alles Liebe,


Tabitha Blue August 17, 2011 at 4:24 PM

Oh wow, that is so precious. Sad and sweet at the same time.


Krista (@kristahouse) August 17, 2011 at 3:25 PM

I am sorry for your loss. That is a beautiful moment that you have captured in that photo.


Danielle Smith August 17, 2011 at 1:56 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. What a beautiful moment you have captured…. I am certain you will treasure it….


Sarah August 17, 2011 at 1:10 PM

I am so sorry for you loss. Praying for you and your family. What a sweet photo.


Colleen August 17, 2011 at 1:03 PM

I’m glad you were able to get such a beautiful photo. I’m so terribly sorry for you loss. Hugs!


Kate Hayes August 17, 2011 at 12:57 PM

I’m so, so sorry about your dad. I can’t even imagine how hard that must be! What an amazing photo to remember him by though. It really does look like he is saying goodbye. Your son will treasure that someday.


Chesea @The Curly Cues August 17, 2011 at 12:16 PM

What a wonderful photo for your little one to cherish. I am so sorry for your loss.


Tricia August 17, 2011 at 12:04 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. Praying that you find comfort during this difficult time. That is an amazing photo to be cherished.


alicia August 17, 2011 at 12:00 PM

So sorry for your loss. Such a tender photo to remember him by. Although I have not yet experienced a loss of this magnitude, my thoughts are with you…


Kristie August 17, 2011 at 11:49 AM

What a sweet, sweet photo. I will always treasure the last photos of my kidlets with my Dad too. My heart goes out to you and your family. Hugs all around. We’re going to say goodbye to my Poppop tomorrow. Sad.


Polish Mama on the Prairie August 17, 2011 at 11:41 AM

Oh I am so deeply sorry! May he rest in peace.


Holly August 17, 2011 at 11:32 AM

Your photo brought tears to my eyes. What a beautiful moment.


a narretto August 17, 2011 at 10:42 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. What a beautiful picture and lasting memory for you and your family. Your dad looked like a loving father/grandfather


Theresa August 17, 2011 at 10:16 AM

So sorry to hear about your Dad. xo


Elizabeth Flora Ross August 17, 2011 at 10:11 AM

Dagmar, I am so sorry for your loss! What a wonderful photograph, and I’m sure you are so glad you were able to be with him recently.


Angie K. August 17, 2011 at 9:59 AM

So so sorry on your loss. This photo is such a precious gift. I am glad you were able to see your father before his passing.


Rachel August 17, 2011 at 9:36 AM

I’m so sorry for your loss. What an amazing photo memory to have for your son.


Katie @Pinke Post August 17, 2011 at 9:36 AM

So sorry for your loss of your father and what a precious memory for you to always cherish of him holding L. I tried to link up twice today but my entry is showing up. Sympathies to you and your family and many blessings to come.


Katja August 17, 2011 at 9:18 AM

Liebe Dagmar

Mein ganz herzliches Beileid. Wie gut, dass Ihr ihn gerade erst noch besuchen konntet und ein schöne Erinnerung mitnehmen durftet.

Liebe Grüße


Jaime August 17, 2011 at 9:02 AM

Oh, Dagmar, I’m so sorry about your dad. This is such a great photo. I’m glad you and Landon have it.


Odie Langley August 17, 2011 at 8:55 AM

That is an awesome picture. I am really so sorry for your loss but happy that you were able to spend precious time with him recently.


Vivien August 17, 2011 at 8:52 AM

Dagmar, I am so sorry for your loss!


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