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Monday, June 09, 2008

Thank You



Today I came home to find Wifeofdadwithnoisykids crying her eyes out. At first I thought it was because she was so happy to see me, but then I noticed the cards and letters we received after Theodore's funeral lying all about her.

She had tried to start writing 'Thank You' cards, and she had gotten through a grand total of FOUR before losing it.

I have been hesitant to take up this task as well, partly because I don't know what to say, and partly because I know I'll end up in tears just like my beautiful bride.

The 'thank you' notes will be coming soon. I know that people don't write condolence letters and Mass cards just to get a return note, but it still needs to be done. For those who put something on the blog, I shall try to send y'all a note on your own blog.

Watch the Feto-Meter tomorrow, as Wifeofdadwithnoisykids has an OB appointment in the afternoon. If possible, there will be pictures!

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1 comment:

Patricia said...

I have a suggestion: why don't you write up a "form" note and then get your eldest girl (or one of the kids who has very nice handwriting) to simply write them out and you both can sign them.
Personally, although I also write out thank-you notes, I never complain if I don't get one because usually the person has already said thank-you to me. That's enough for me.
I'm hoping family and friends would be considerate enough to understand your situation.
Blessings.

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