Goodbye Dad

James F. Wachter – 8/13/35 to 9/6/2010

You wait and wait, expecting him to pass. But when it actually happens it is still a shock. You think you have been ready. The hardest part was having to walk out of his room. There is no going back in there to visit him. It is done. A very strange and sad emotion. Mom and Peter (my brother)and his wife Laura and Charles and I were there together. Mom loved a quote from Prince of Tides. She said it was dad.

“Nothing affects as much as a man who lent our lives balance and becomes irreplacable. I forever envy the simplicity of his vision of life, his great heart and quiet conviction and what it was to be a complete, contributing and contented man. He had a love affair with life and is now face to face with his creator. We carry a man like him with us, a memory of a rose in Thr garden of human life. The only word for goodness is goodness, and it is not enough.”

She is right.

I miss you dad.

About 30calgal

Member of the Unites States Rifle Team. 2011 NRA National Civilian Record Holder of 300 Yards. 2011 B.C. Rifle Champion (First American woman and second woman ever to win this in 127 years) and more. Starting the fast and exciting world of 3 Gun or Multi-Gun Competition.
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