A Dying Man’s Last Request

This is one of my favorite posts. I’ve posted it before but wanted newer followers and readers to have the opportunity to read it.

With Love,
Russ

Russ Towne's A Grateful Man

A Dying Man’s Last Request

My biological father was an avid golfer. He always dreamed of playing the Pebble Beach Golf Course. He and another man wanted to play the course together, so they began to pool their savings in a big 5-gallon bottle kept at the other man’s house. When the bottle was full and they could afford to go, his “friend” took all the money and spent it.

My biological father, who lived on the East Coast, never got to fulfill his dream.

When he died, his wife told me after he had passed that his last request was that I would scatter his ashes on the Pebble Beach Golf Course.

GULP! Something that you may not know about me is that I tend to be a Rule Follower, and if I don’t like someone else’s rules I tend to change games—which is one reason I’m self- employed…

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About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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4 Responses to A Dying Man’s Last Request

  1. ksbeth says:

    fantastic and i love your double spy mission, all in the name of trying to honor a special request –

  2. utesmile says:

    I think I missed that the first time round, super mission and adventure. So good that you could grant him that last wish!

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