After 5 days back in the northeast we are headed back home. I could not be happier. Except I am not. I am sad my Dad is dying I feel like I should be there more. I do not want him to be alone. I know he is lonely. He thanked me for coming and bringing him food. There is no need to thank me. He doesn’t have to do anything. He just has to be my Dad. Even though he is dying I can still have the memories. It was hard walking out of hospice yesterday. I took my time and gave one last glance. One last hug. Despite it all he is my Dad and I love him very much. Nothing in the past matters. Life will go on but it will not be the same. I will go and pick up the phone and realize I can’t call him anymore. I will make the most of it while I still can. I know in my heart I did the right thing. You want to know a secret he is my hero. I hope he knows that. Now onto the next life lesson