The local paper puts obituaries onto the web and provides a guest book, where people can leave thoughts about the deceased. This is nice, because it's allowed old co-workers and friends of VH to leave notes, and it's wonderful to see that people remember him fondly, even from a decade ago.
Today I checked the guest book to see if anyone had left a note recently. The most recent entry is from my oldest daughter. I wasn't aware she'd posted anything, as she didn't mention it to me--presumably she wrote it at school. Her note was simple:
This is a sad thing.:( Bye Dad.