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Looking Back, Looking Forward

Nine years ago you sat with me,
And Laura and Sierra, too,
As we watched the awesome fireworks display
To herald the Milennium new.

It seemed to be an auspicious time
When anything could be,
When all our troubles would be past,
From your seizures you'd be free.

We looked for mighty things to come
In this new Milennium bright;
It never once occurred to us
That our days would turn to night.

We little knew what March would bring,
That you would have to leave;
It never once occurred to us
That this year we would grieve.

Our lives have been much darker since
You left us that March day,
Nine years ago when angels came
And took you far away.

The years have seemed so long since then,
We miss your bright, sweet smile;
We miss the courage that you showed
While suffering all the while.

But now, at least, you suffer not;
You live in God's sweet light,
And you are strong and healthy now
And everything is right.

Looking back we see that you were meant
To only stay a while,
To share with us your spirit sweet,
Your courage, and your smile.

But, oh! we miss you, Robbie boy!
And wish you were still here,
Especially on this special night,
The turning of the year.

We'll lift a toast to you, sweet boy,
To memories of days gone by,
Soft tears may fall upon our cheeks,
And softly we will sigh.

And then we'll lift another toast
To welcome this new year;
We pray it brings a future bright,
No sorrow and no tear.

You live forever in our hearts,
The boy we love so dear,
And always you'll be with us, Rob,
Throughout the coming year.

Happy New Year, my precious son!

Love always and forever,



Thank you, CindyJo, Mom to Michelle!

Thank you, Anita, Mom to Danny!

Thank you, Carol, Michael's Mom!

Thank you, Cathy, Kenny's Mom!

Thank you, Donna, Corey's Mom!

Thank you, Patti, Dustin's Mom!

Thank you, Shirley, Laurie's Mom!

Thank you, DJ, Shane's Mom!

Thank you, Reeny, Mom to Becky and Dustin!

Thank you, Tina, Michael's Mom!

Thank you, Elena, Dennis's Mom!

Thank you again, Elena!

Thank you, Evelyn, Grandma to Dana and Billy!

Thank you, Susie, Jason's Mom!

Thank you again, Susie!

Thank you, Karen, Geoff's Mom!

Thank you, Lori, Steven's Mom!


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