As promised, here's the picture of our entire crop of Cherry (yes...singular) decorating Lovely Hubby's dessert last night!!
He loved it, and even saved the stone for planting, who knows it could be the start of a Cherry Orchard, I can just picture it now....row upon row of Cherry Trees each bearing one cherry.
Happy thoughts on a sad (for me) day.
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Dad's ashes are here contained inside a lovely little wooden casket, nestled safely inside a bed built to match our raised beds. It was an idea from me, lovingly built by LH and with flowers chosen and planted by Mum. When they bloom they will be lovely, a sea of yellow and white with a couple of little lavenders from me to Dad. The main flower is a Yellow Rose called 'Icecream' Dad would have loved that!!
It's Fathers Day here in the UK and Dad's everywhere are waking up to a card and a hug from their children. I used to phone him every year, if I wasn't there with him. We always chatted briefly about this and that and the love we shared could be felt although we were miles apart. I could feel his smiles and imagine his twinkly eyes as we spoke.
My Dad is here with me and safe, but I can't give him a hug, I can remember him with love and wish like mad he was here but it hurts at the moment, so much.
I was looking for a jokey gnome for LH at Dad's favourite garden centre after the Memorial service last week, and instead found this. The only one that was there, Mum and Dad were brilliant dancers, they were nicknamed Derby and Joan, so it had to come home with us.
Derby (Dad/Syd) and Joan (Mum/Joan) dancing in each others arms forever in the guise of gnomes, now that would have brought a smile to my Dad's face.
Happy Fathers Day to all the Dad's out there, give your Dad an extra hug from me.