I figured I would use my blog to convey a message of a Merry Christmas to those I love . . .
To my children that I have not seen in years, I wish you the very best Christmas. One day you will understand why we ended up as we have. I want you to know that I do love you and think of you more than you will ever believe. The fault is entirely my own, nobody else shares this responsibility. There is little doubt that I have failed you as a father. Had life of been different for us maybe it would have been different. Regardless, I should have been a much better man for you.
To my ex, she knows which one I refer to . . . Merry Christmas, you can keep the money. I have grown so old now that it will no longer provide opportunity to benefit me. Any dreams I once had do not have enough time to produce the results dreamed of. I hope your use of my money has worked out well for you and you have realized your dreams came with a cost far more valuable than the money taken. While I have often wanted to hate you, I cannot. I will always love you and hope your life turned out wonderful.
To my other ex, . . . Merry Christmas. I wish we had stayed closer as friends. I mean even today I believe us to be friends, but we should have stayed closer as friends. Because we probably would have enjoyed being together as friends a lot over the years. I am sorry I did not see this then. I will also always love you. I am sorry for any pain I caused you.
To those that share my life presently, Merry Christmas. I love you all also. I want you to know that I have tried my best with the resources I have had available to me to improve your lives. Sometimes I failed, but not for lack of effort. We faced many unintended challenges over the years, and survived despite ourselves. It has been one hell of a rollercoaster ride on occasion. I thank the Good Lord for providing us strong grips.
To my friends, associates, readers. and those critical of all stages of my life, I wish you all a very Merry Christmas. I have enjoyed our relationship more than you may believe. One thing I have learned in this life, is everyone that you meet in life shares at least a moment of your life. And, even adversaries appreciated are part of those moments. That is what living is all about.
For those of you I have yet to meet or interact with, I also wish you a Merry Christmas. You may have been most fortunate to have missed me. I jest, I am really quite a charming fella with a great personality. I hope our paths cross sometime in the future.
Okay, I believe that covers everybody except the family I grew up with, I love you, Merry Christmas.