Lay Lines by Carol Lay for October 26, 2016

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    Another Unicorn  almost 6 years ago

    Sounds like you are.And he taught you well.

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    Army_Nurse  almost 6 years ago

    Thank you for sharing, Carol.

    The important thing is that he did romance your mom, and they made you, a reflection of them! Carry on, Carol. You’re doing a fine job.

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    Three Steps Over Japan  almost 6 years ago

    Beautiful tribute, Carol.

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    More or Less Premium Member almost 6 years ago

    Very nice. Very nice indeed.

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    Retired Dude  almost 6 years ago

    I feel the same way about my dad . . . but I could never have said it so eloquently.

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    Superfrog  almost 6 years ago

    I’m sure that your Dad would have been proud of you.

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    Lary Youngsteadt Premium Member almost 6 years ago

    See, your heart can show through. Love you and your work.

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    Aryalover Premium Member almost 6 years ago

    What a wonderful strip and a beautiful tribute to your dad,There is no emotion you cannot convey in your art.What is that instrument?You brighten all our lives each day. What a gift you have.Don’t ever stop.

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    androgenoide  almost 6 years ago

    What kind of instrument? Musical? Measuring? Is that a finished one in the last panel?

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    transwarpmail-comics  almost 6 years ago

    Same thing happened to me. My dad was a quiet, hard working man. He served in Italy during WWII and was shot in the leg by a German soldier. I was a rebellious teenager and we didn’t always get along, but later in life we got to be really close friends.

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    princeminski Premium Member almost 6 years ago

    Lovely.

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    Peam Premium Member almost 6 years ago

    Bless you both.

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    Night-Gaunt49[Bozo is Boffo]  almost 6 years ago

    Oh, so e familia, sad an yet not totally. The love shines through the melancholy of the might-have-been.

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    celeconecca Premium Member almost 6 years ago

    touching

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    Dragoncat  almost 6 years ago

    A fantabulous tribute! Very well done!

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    gooddavid  almost 6 years ago

    Well Spoken. My father is 89, better health than many but I can see the failing physically though mentally he is still strong.. I will miss him.My father in law would have been 99 this year also. He has been gone over 25 years, and yeah, I do miss him.

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    ravenoverthegreen  almost 6 years ago

    I was just thinking something like this yesterday. It would have been my mom’s 91st birthday.

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    frank.starrgt  almost 6 years ago

    Just keep honoring all the fine memories you have.

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    waykirk1  almost 6 years ago

    I still after all of these years, miss my Navy Dad who served in the Pacific arena. He died in 1949 when I was five so I never really got to know him.

    I made it up for my daughter and we are great friends these days, although quite far apart.

    The lucky old Sarge.

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    r.dauphinee  almost 6 years ago

    My dad died last spring…we were best buds, but dementia stole that. It’s always too soon when they go.

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    CousinInLaw  almost 6 years ago

    Hi Carol, I knew your dad and was honored to spend a few days at his house. He treated Liz and myself grandly as he was a grand human being as well as an artisan. -George

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    ineza Premium Member almost 6 years ago

    Thanks for sharing. It’s bittersweet & it goes to fast…My dad is gone 15 years and mom 4. Alzheimer’s is also an early killer that leaves a shell of the person that was… Miss them everyday

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    Aryalover Premium Member almost 6 years ago

    11/1/16:Upon further thought, I think the instrument is going to be a Squeeze Box (Concertina).

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