Apr 27, 2015

Welcome Home Dad!

i'm finally home with my family after the semester ended and i finally got my hands on these pictures! back in january, my dad returned from his six month deployment with the air force (you can read a little more about how that affected our family HERE). i flew home to welcome him back with the rest of my family, and i'm glad i was there! we were so ready to have him home!

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad
^my cute cousins made this sign by tracing their hands

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad
^the airport is set up so that arriving passengers ride down an escalator towards baggage claim, but a walkway on the second floor blocks the top of it, so we were on the ground looking for him most of the time!

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad
^first sighting!

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad
^i'm a daddy's girl.

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad
^complete.

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad
^my dad and grandparents

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad
^who do i look like more?

pocket of blossoms: welcome home dad

when my dad came down the stairs, there was cheering and then a sudden reverence. it was amazing. such an unforgettable moment, i'm so proud of my dad!

5 comments

  1. Beautiful! I teared up a little looking at these.

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  2. This post totally made me tear up! What a beautiful family you have, and so wonderful it must be to have your dad home again! I can't even imagine what a deployment must be like. I have a hard time being separated from my husband for even a week, much less six months!!

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  3. lauren vanderbergApril 29, 2015 at 4:36 PM

    yep....tearing up! this is such a beautiful collection of pictures to have of such a special moment!

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  4. Oh man, that was really heart warming! Plus, your family is sooooo good looking - wow!

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  5. Jovanna Delapeña JoynerMay 1, 2015 at 10:35 PM

    So beautiful! Im glad he's home with y'all!!! Thanks for sharing :)

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