Our Granddaughter. She is a part of you. I see you in her. But even more, beloved of my heart, I see you in Joe. Your fierce love and protectiveness. It is there in the son you fathered. He loves her. He knows the pride you felt when you saw your son. He is you in many ways. You would be so proud of him.
As winter passes through - I think of you. Sitting by the fireplace, watching the flames in the darkness, I think of you. Although happiness has found me again - I miss you more than I could have known. As life filters through my mind I realize how many things I should have changed and cannot. Just know that I love you. I will always love you.