To start the day …. “Happy Father’s Day, Dad”!!


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~~June 21, 2015~~ 

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY, DAD!

Today I honor my Dad, who is not here with me on the earthly plane anymore.

I have written a few things about him yet I don’t get tired of doing so.

My father was born in the small town of Juncos, in the Island of Puerto Rico in 1911. He came from humble beginnings and faced all the trials and tribulations that life threw his way.

His family was a large one. Many brothers and sisters. He was the oldest.

The stories I remember about that time as sketchy.

None of the siblings are alive at this time.

However, I do remember that he studied accounting. He immigrated to New York City in the early 1930’s (as many Puerto Ricans were doing) in search for the famous “American dream”.

He worked at anything he could find.

I remember that he worked as a bell boy for one of the hotels.

He sent money back home to help his family.

He made it possible for his brothers to go to college and become the successful engineers who started the

Rexach Construction Company“.

From his accounts and personal concerns, it seems that he was subjected to discrimination directed to many of the Puerto Rican immigrants, a feeling he felt for many years.

He met my Mother there and they married in 1934.

They soon returned to Puerto Rico.

They got settled and started the family.

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My Dad was a wizard at finances.

I don’t know how he did it but he put both my brother and me through private school and also through college.

I went to medical school, completed my training and never owed a cent in loans.

Most of all, he taught me about life … not through conversations but through example. I knew he was very proud of me and what I accomplished in my life … he rarely spoke the words but he definitely showed me.

He wasn’t “touchy-feely” but he was always there.

I am who I am, I have what I have, I am where I am because of you Dad.

Today I thank you and honor you.

I miss you … I wish you were here still but such is life.

You live within me … in my heart, in my mind, in my memories, in my DNA.

You were and you are the best father a daughter could have.

THANK YOU, DAD!

HortyRex©

DadRIP

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~~GALLERY~~

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~~Dance with my father again~~

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~~Uploaded on May 18, 2010~~

This music video ‘Dance With My Father Again‘ is about a child who misses his dear father who passed away. Grieving for the loss of his father and feels the pain for his mother.

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“Back when I was a child, before life removed all the innocence
My father would lift me high and dance with my mother and me and then
Spin me around till I fell asleep
Then up the stairs he would carry me
And I knew for sure I was loved

Chorus:
If I could get another chance, another walk, another dance with him
I’d play a song that would never, ever end ….

How I’d love, love, love
To dance with my father again”

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We ALL are ONE!!

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At the end of the day …. “I’m Still Here”!!


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~~June 10, 2015~~ 

FRESH OFF THE PRESS

It’s that time of day.

It’s been a long day, full of new experiences, new activities as well as the routine ones.

It’s been another day creating memories.

Time to rest and time to chill.

Enjoy what’s left and get ready for tomorrow.

Just breathe.

“Still Here”

HortyRex©

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ATB – Still Here

I never knew life could be this way
Life without you
I never knew life could be this strange
Like a sky that isn’t blue
I know you’re still here
I know you still care
I know you follow me places only you and I would share
You know you’re my love
Know that I always cared
I may have been away without you
But my heart was always here

Never forget
I never left
Always there in the shadows
Hard to believe
Because you couldn’t see
Always there when I mattered

I’m still here

I never meant to fall this way
So much to sacrifice
I never thought life would pass away
And at such a high price
Feel we’re still one
That love hasn’t gone
I sense everything about you
Around me when I’m alone
Know that you’ll always be
Deep in the heart of me
No matter where I am today
You’ll always be a part of me

Never forget
I never left
Always there in the shadows
Hard to believe
Because you couldn’t see
Always there when I mattered

I’m still here

BLine

~~GALLERY~~

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~~Still Here~~

ATB

~~Published on Jun 10, 2015~~

Composers: ATB & Tiff Lacey
Album: Future Memories (Bonus Track Version)

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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