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Our Wagie Ride for Tuesday

Yesterday, Catherine and I packed up our red wagon and headed to our local park for a very special wagie ride to celebrate the life of Tuesday Whitt. We were lucky that it was a bright, sunny afternoon. We chose the "zoo" park (as we like to call it) because Catherine thought that Tuesday would've liked the animal statues there.

We began our journey down the winding trail. We visited with the elephants first and then hung out with the gorillas...






We wandered further along and met up with the lions....




As we headed back down the trail, we met a lovely woman and her grandson. They were at the park celebrating a birthday with family and friends. Cat shared Tuesday's story with them. They walked with us for a bit and then went back to join their party. A little bit later, they came back with a few balloons. This beautiful woman gave them to Catherine and asked if she wanted the wind to carry them to Tuesday in Heaven. Of course, Catherine said that she would love to do that for Tuesday. She released them to the wind and then chased them until they were out of sight.


It was an incredible moment filled with amazing grace....

Thank you, dear lady, whoever you are, for sharing this celebration of Tuesday's life.

Thank you Lee and Em for creating this glorious way to honor the life of this beautiful child.

For Tuesday....all of our love and blessings....


p.s. Thank you for sharing this with us.

Comments

pam said…
What a lovely tribute to little Tuesday. How sweet of that nice lady to get involved.

Love your park and what a beautiful day.

Love, pam
Marie Reed said…
Cat totally reminds me of Lucy riding on the back of Aslan!
Eudea-Mamia said…
Oh Dawn - how absolutely perfect. I'm thrilled you participated, and extremely touched by your experience. Thank you for sharing. Em
blognut said…
That is the sweetest thing!
awe that part about the old lady made me cry...
That is so sweet. my husband and I took a walk along a boat dock.
Debbie said…
Wonderful photos and great tribute.
Danita said…
WOW! How amazing and touching! Such a beautiful tribute!

& thanx..I love your blog too!
Christina said…
Thanks for leaving me a comment...we are new Albuquerque, NM and yes it was a great day yesterday! This is a great tribute to Tuesday and that park is just fantastic!
Jenni Jiggety said…
Beautiful tribute...and what a fabulous park!
Kristina P. said…
What a beautiful tribute! And that park looks awesome!
Barbara Manatee said…
what a neat park and how special that that lady shared the balloons with your daughter to send to Tuesday in heaven. She continues to touch lives...
Kelly said…
Tears in my eyes! Your wagon ride adventure was perfect! I love that park!!
MyLinda said…
Tuesday has definately touched many lives!
Lee of MWOB said…
Okay that park is incredible!! My girls were just looking at the pictures with me and they want to go there!! What an amazing day and what an beautiful tribute to that darling Tuesday.

Stop by MWOB later in the week because I'm planning to post a video montage of all of the wagie rides - it will be simply awesome.

Thanks for a great post!

Lee
Debbie said…
Hi Dawn...thanks for stopping by Blog Around the World. Just wanted to let you know that you are all linked up!
blueviolet said…
That was wonderful!
DiPaola Momma said…
We didn't get the great weather you had. But we too had a wonderful Wagie day for Tuesday. I am told that the memorial service was wonderful though sad. The had a singer who sang "Somewhere over the rainbow" I'll think of Tuesday everytime I hear it and how she touched so many.

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Beverly said…
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Kristin said…
What a great tribute. I love that Tuesday is bringing people together even in her passing. What a fun park!
Jen said…
what a great tribute.
Donnetta said…
Beautiful, moving, touching.
The Boob Nazi said…
I love balloons and releasing them into the air. I always wonder how far they get or where they'll end up.
mama's smitten said…
What an awesome tribute Dawn. And what a wonderful memory of your day together for you and Cat!
cat said…
What a stunning park and perfect tribute to Tuesday. Love from one Cat to another (for your Catherine) all the way from South Africa.
Tuesday would love that so much.

Thank you for visiting my blog during its saucy week :D
Rachael said…
what a perfect tribute...so sweet!
Tracy said…
What a beautiful tribute and great lesson in compassion for your own little girl. You are raising a very beautiful, inside and out, daughter. Kudos to you.
Kristen Andrews said…
so so so sweet what a nice tribute!
Kathy said…
What a good mom and beautiful daughter
BoufMom9 said…
What a lovely post. Just so beautiful that Cat wanted to share Tuesday's story.
I was able to go out to CO and celebrate Tuesday's life with her family and I know they truly appreciate all of the love and support.
Many blessings,
Debi

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