• 2018,  Awesomeness,  Celebrate,  Dan,  Father's Day,  Grateful,  Memories,  Parenting,  Raine

    Father’s Day 2018

    Happy Father’s Day to my amazing husband, Dan Herzing.   I am a dork and signed Raine and Dan up for a Father-Son Basketball Camp at Eureka College without even thinking about the fact that Dan has only one reliable lung, vertigo, and a recent complete shoulder replacement. It didn’t stop him from attending today, doing the best he could, and not even caring that he might have looked a little awkward and funny to all the other dads. Since his S4 diagnosis in 2014, we have been blessed with FOUR Father’s Days together. Raine will someday know how utterly amazing this is. For now, he was just happy to…

  • Dan,  Family,  Father's Day,  Gifts,  Guest Post,  Jim,  Lung Cancer,  Raine

    Dan’s Thoughts on Father’s Day

    My favorite part of Father’s Day this year was sitting outside the tasting room at ArborBrook Vineyards with my wife, son, and our friends, the Timmen family. It was a beautiful sunny day with good conversation and a really nice cheese plate. There were also some very sweet cards from Leah and Raine, and just prior to Father’s Day, Leah bought me some nice clothes to update my look (which was basically my look since high school). {Editor’s note: I didn’t update his look, I just improved upon it with quality and fit. ;) } Sometimes I think of Father’s Day as: “Well, we have Mother’s Day, so I guess…