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Joanne has published more than 2,500 articles and was award recipient of the 1990 Woman of the Year for Beaver County, Pennsylvania, for her accomplishments and excellence in journalism and to the community. Her co-authored book, “Unforgettable Journey,” won fifth place in the Grand Beginnings romance contest. An excerpt from her WIP, “Unearthed,” placed her fifth in the Absolute Write Idol contest. Most recently, her essay, “Perseverance,” is published in the Stories of Strength anthology in which 100% of the profits are donated to disaster relief charities. Her most recent articles were published in ByLine Magazine, Writer's Digest, AbsoluteWrite.com, and Moondance.org. She has a monthly freelance writing column at Absolutewrite.com. Currently, she is the sole caregiver for her 85-year-old mother.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Happy Birthday, Dad

Today would have been my dad's 88th birthday. I still miss him terribly. I love you, Dad. Happy Birthday.

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Blogger *(·¸*Chris*¸·)* said...

Happy birthday to a great dad who raised a beautiful daughter.

My dad and I always celebrated our birthdays together on his birthday (mine on 11/21 and his on 11/23). I celebrated mine on his birthday this year. It just didn't seem right to do it any other way and will continue to do so from here on out.

Sending warm hugs to you today:)

1/30/2008 6:58 AM  
Blogger nancy said...

Happy birthday Dad! i agree, he helped raise a wonderful daughter.

funny how no matter how long or short a time someone we love has been gone, there will always be those dates we remember.

thinking of you today. (((hugs))))

1/30/2008 12:32 PM  
Blogger ~Betsy said...

The birthdays and other anniversaries can be the toughest. Happy birthday - though a little late - to your dad, Joanne. ((hugs)) to you.

1/31/2008 9:10 AM  
Blogger steflovesnonna said...

Happy Birthday (one day late sorry) *HUGS* my friend. I am thinking about you, I know those days can be hard. Just hang in there.

1/31/2008 10:49 AM  
Blogger Lori1955 said...

BIG {{{{{{{{HUGS}}}}}}}} sweetie. I know these times can be a bit rough.

1/31/2008 9:46 PM