I needed that, my mom needed that, and maybe you do too. I dont know.

And by that, I mean visitors… long-time friends, and familiar faces, and it was amazing and sad and incredibly sweet and heartwarming, and I’m so thankful for all of it.

I told my mom, “Tom Park is in town and he wants to see you. He will be here in about 5 minutes.”
My mom put on her thinking face like she’s flipping through the Rolodex in her mind searching for the card which reads “Tom Park”.
A few moments later her face lights up and she begins telling me all about this man, and I say to her, “Mom, I know who Tom Park is…” and she’s like, “yeah, I guess you would know him, you are from around this area.”
And she’s not wrong, I am from around this area.

Anyhoo- Tom Park was my dads’ college roommate, best friend… brother. He’s family. He has the best stories, and we love him.

sweetest ever

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