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I’m sad cuz I found out two nights ago that my best guy friend and his bros lost their dad. I don’t know from what but what I hear from their cousins is that it could be heart attack (nothing official, understandably they are in mourning).
He’s around in his 50s. He definitely was like an uncle to me, even though he specifically told me not to call him “uncle”. My family had some history with my best friend’s family (our grandmas and aunts were BFFs). It’s funny how you would take things for granted and suddenly that person disappears from your life. It felt that way when my BFF and I stopped communicating (I still think of him and greet him on his birthday)…but the loss of a parent, I can’t imagine how that feels.
Technically they were my 2nd family before I got married and actually have a 2nd family. The last I talked to their dad, I bumped into him at wal-mart. Hugged him and talked for a bit. His eyes were different—he had the look of a proud grandparent. Yes I still live in the same town as their dad. The pics that my bff’s younger bro post of his daughter and their dad was cute…their dad absolutely adored his granddaughter. I’m sure he loved his grandson too.
RIP uncle Jesse…it was a pleasure meeting you when I was a teen and I will miss your wisecracking jokes and hearing you call me by my maiden name when you see me from far away. Thank you for being an awesome dad to the three sons that I’ve gotten to know since ‘92.