This is a place to celebrate the life of Polly Tolonen. A young woman who lived her life with beauty, grace, talent and boundless energy. May she continue to inspire us and live in our hearts and memories forever.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

This one is for you.

So many friends and family posting such great memories and thoughts about you today, Polly.  As your sister mentioned in her Facebook post, it's been 5 years since we lost you.  I can't believe that much time has gone by...  As Frank said today, there has been so much to tell you as we navigate our lives forward.  I think that has been my strongest feeling, wanted to share news with you still.  I know that you are with me somehow when I get this urge to call or email you to tell you something that happened in my life.  I still feel your presence here so strongly.

Thought it would be appropriate to post the lyrics of Polly's favorite song of mine today.  I can't count the number of times she would come in my room and sit at the foot of my bed and ask me to sing it for her.  This one is for you Polly.

It now grows near
my winter mind
I have loved you
all this time
my October heart
your November smile
our merry December
your new January
little tears in February
all of these months
you were mine
all of these months
after you
all of these months
I live without you
I will be fine
I will be fine.