My dad turned 84 in November 2021. I contemplated if I should have a party for him or not. After all, 84 was not a big milestone. I was already planning his 85th birthday bash and with COVID did I want a lot of people surrounding him?
After giving some thought I decided to have a party. 2020 and the beginning of 2021 was an extremely hard time for him. Apart from the fact that he was dealing with the death of my mother who he was married to for 52 years, being housebound due to the pandemic, he was struggling with a lot of health issues. Not a month passed by without me having to call 911 and rushing him to hospital. There were many times I did not think he will survive. But he pulled through and he has not been in this great state of health for many years. I decided it was time to celebrate. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE »