Robbie Miller Kaplan's Blog – June 2012 Archive (2)

Adventures with my dad

My father died when I was little so I don’t have many of the memories that most people have. I don’t know his favorite expression nor do I know what advice he may have given. I don’t even recall particular facial gestures. But what I do vividly remember are solo adventures with dad and they all involved sports.



My dad was a wonderful athlete and he was tall and handsome. He would pack three or four of us kids in the car on Saturday or Sunday and we were off for some kind…

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Added by Robbie Miller Kaplan on June 13, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

When a Sympathy Note is Belated

Many people wonder, is it okay to send a belated condolence note? And if it is okay, how late can it be? You may be shocked to learn that many bereaved family members wouldn’t be offended by a belated condolence note. 

 

That surprised me. Several years ago, an acquaintance died while I was on vacation. His warmth and kindness made an impression on me and I wanted to write his wife a sympathy note. Weeks turned into months and I finally wrote the note, almost one year…

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Added by Robbie Miller Kaplan on June 4, 2012 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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