mickey

Is icon the right word for what Mickey Mouse is to Paul Carlson? Maybe trademark is a better descriptor. Whatever is the right word, all these years later we can’t think of one without the other.

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For years we gave him Mickey Mouse stuff, and he was never seen without his Mickey Mouse watch.

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We finally had to dedicate a room to display all the Mickey stuff.

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We still have these.

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I wish I knew who baked and decorated this cake for Paul’s memorial reception.

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Dionna dressed appropriately for the day.

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Ben wore Mickey cufflinks when Quinn got married. Their dad was represented.

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And Taylor gave all his groomsmen Mickey watches.

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Beth gave T this Mickey cake.

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Bailey knows how to make his mama happy honoring Grandpa Paul’s memory.

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Declan . . .

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And again Bailey. Life just keeps moving forward as it should, but Mickey helps us keep Paul’s memory alive.

UPDATED:

Ben saw this post and sent me this picture with the note: “This guy sits on my desk at work.”

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2 Responses to mickey

  1. Ridgely says:

    Oh my gosh, this post could be about Jill–she and Paul shared a passion. Bet they are sharing stories in eternity!

  2. Pingback: declan is one | a little bit of this and a little bit of that

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