If you did not know my dad was talented in a lot of areas. He could sing, write poetry, storytell and play guitar with the best. Many of you do not know he had a PHD in geology from West Virginia University. He was a rock doc, who loved to share his craft with the world. Today we started our three day trip back to McKinney for the memorial service on Saturday. As we a driving through the mountains of West Virginia my thoughts are on my dad and the many “rock stops” we would take to look at the fault lines in the road cuts. As a look out the window I can imagine my father investing in us on each trip we took. Keep us in your prayers as we travel as a family. You can picture now what it looks like 8 adults 6 kids in 3 cars driving a few thousand bumpy roads. We are realizing with each passing mile. Our lives will never be the same yet it is beginning to feel as if we are starting to take the steps of recovery as a family. Keep us in your prayers only two days to go until we are reunited at home.