At home with my mom and dad…

After covering the Democratic National Convention in Denver for the Rocky Mountain News the end of August, I My father's cane sits unused in the hallway.Dad struggles to get out of his office chair with the help of his physcial therapist.brought my two-year-old Theo home to see my mom and dad in Richardson, TX.  It is great to see my family, but my father seems to be declining rapidly.  He is so happy to see Theo, as is my mother.  I am really happy that I was able to get married and bring Peter, my husband, Hans, my stepson and now TheoMy father's physical therapist tries to get him to move his leg.Dad rests in his recliner while his physical therapist tries to get him to try and stand upDad uses his file cabinet to steady himself while he tries to get back to his office chair.into his life before he moves on.

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7 Responses to “At home with my mom and dad…”


  1. 1 John Moore September 9, 2008 at 10:56 pm

    beautiful photos of your dad, judy. and it was so good he got to spend time with theo. my mom and in-laws are really loving it that we have our girls back in the states now. (they had taken multiple trips to pakistan and egypt already to see them). perpignan was fantastic. see you soon!

  2. 2 Carolyn Ann September 10, 2008 at 12:33 am

    Wow…powerful photos, as usual…

  3. 3 Melissa September 10, 2008 at 1:34 am

    Thank you for sharing these beautiful photos Judy. I love the pictures of your dad against the backdrop of the family photos!
    Bless,
    MFH

  4. 4 abeautifuldayphotography September 10, 2008 at 4:36 am

    So good to see more of you and your family online. I started to blog too,
    http://aseattlephotographer.wordpress.com/ bit I have not yet had time to do much with it. I spend too much time on my wedding/work blog
    http://aseattlephotographer.wordpress.com/
    Miss you. and cant wait to meet your family.

  5. 5 Kyle September 10, 2008 at 9:17 pm

    Judy – It was great seeing you yesterday. Brings back great memories. Thank you for sharing the link to your wonderful photos.

  6. 6 DORA September 11, 2008 at 2:14 pm

    JUJU-

    A blessing to see your family through your eye. The photos are typically Judy-amazing. The writing is honest and touching. My prayers around your father’s health and you dealing with it. So hard, and yet such blessing that you can be there with him, with Theo and your mom. Thank you for sharing this blog with me.

    Big love. DORA

  7. 7 M.E. September 12, 2008 at 4:50 pm

    The eyes of Texas are upon you.

    Your blog has been discovered.

    Great to see you with your peeps.


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