gregger in heaven

Stars in Heaven…Shining Brighter

"Dad, you are not an anchor to hold us back, nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way." Of all the roles Gregger played, this was his favorite. He cherished being "dad." Doting. Goofy. Soft-hearted. Supportive. He worked tirelessly to be the best. To give the most. But pull back just a little when needed. Not much. That was the toughest part for him. His heart was super-sized. Especially when it came to his kids. "Aside from being the best father a son could dream of my dad was also my best friend, my greatest mentor and will always be my hero. There are no words to express the joy I felt in every moment I shared with him on this earth. The way my dad lived Read more [...]
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Happy Father’s Day Gregger!

For the past several weeks, I have been inundated with Father's Day ads, exhibits, and displays. Mugs, t-shirts, boxers, baskets, barbeque sets, and beer steins stock shelves beckoning buyers to honor husbands, fathers, and grandpas everywhere. I walk by and feel sad. Another first in the year of "firsts." Father's Day was one of the ONLY days we could force Gregger to TAKE instead of GIVE. It was OUR day. We got to shower him. We got to make him our center of attention. We LOVED it! He couldn't argue. He just had to sit back and TAKE it! Believe me, it was NOT easy. He just hated being "it." Gifts were impossible. What could you possibly buy the guy who (a) owned a clothing store with everything Read more [...]