My grandfather passed away late September. He lived a long life of travel and honey do lists. Things were simple for him. Routine with a hint of variety. He had his daily and weekly things and of course. Summer was always a fun season with grandpa. We had our bike rides and ice cream and donut runs. One of the things I miss the most is our milkshakes and ice cream sandwiches. After making them we would sit on the stoop and he would share stories from when he was younger. He taught me to detail my car, stay organized. Do hard work and have fun at the same time. Now the song Simple Man sung by Lynrd Skyynrd was a song we had associated with my grandfather. This song my cousin and I sang at my grandpas funeral. I could never really hear that song without tearing up or crying it. Then I stumbled up a cover of the song. One of my favorite actors sang it I cried. Tears of joy and healing of good memories of my grandpa. Though it was from a few years ago I felt like this really helped me through the grieving process. Plus the cover is really well done! Happy birthday, Grandpa! Rest in peace.
Click the link to the cover version on Simple Man, sung by none other than Jensen Ackles, Super Natural TV Star. Keep kicking and smiling! – TJ Banski