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ASHLEY HERTZOG EMBRY


Ashley Hertzog Embry has a poetic soul. Born and raised in Newmanstown, PA, she dreamed of becoming an author when she grew up. Always the family documentarian, in first grade she wrote “All About My Family & Me,” a short story chronicling the lives of her loved ones. Decades later she released her first book, “Letters To My Papa,” a much longer story chronicling the lives of her loved ones.

In 2001, she moved to Nashville, TN to attend Belmont University and pursue her love of lyrics and the melodies that bring them to life. She continues to reside in Music City, working full-time in music publishing. Embry leaves no day unaccounted for by capturing moments in photographs and collecting memories in her personal journals. When she isn’t writing or creating handcrafted gifts in her home study, you can find her living the family life with her adoring husband, Mason.

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1 month ago

Letters To My Papa

😭 Well, this opened up the tear ducts first thing this morning. 😭

WSYX ABC 6
Get the tissues ready! A Utah bride whose 5 brothers substituted for their father in the traditional daddy-daughter dance after he passed unexpectedly. His voice was edited into Michael Bolton song, "Fathers and Daughters." bit.ly/2CtLfBt
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I saw that yesterday. Sobbed. It always breaks my heart that if and when Mish gets married, she won’t have this. Unfortunately no brothers either 😭

Oh my word...tissues for sure!!

3 months ago

Letters To My Papa

Today would be Papa's 74th birthday. I like to think if he were still around that this sweet little pumpkin would be climbing up into his lap and asking to share his celebratory ice cream cone. And no doubt he'd let her have more than I'd prefer. But oh, what I wouldn't give to actually have that memory instead of just a daydream!

However, I still find joy in dressing her in the onesie with Grandpa Noel's silhouette on it, and watching her find his picture on her stuffed animal.

Happy Birthday, Papa Bear! You'd absolutely love this kiddo. 💕 And I love you so...
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Today would be Papas 74th birthday. I like to think if he were still around that this sweet little pumpkin would be climbing up into his lap and asking to share his celebratory ice cream cone. And no doubt hed let her have more than Id prefer. But oh, what I wouldnt give to actually have that memory instead of just a daydream!

However, I still find joy in dressing her in the onesie with Grandpa Noels silhouette on it, and watching her find his picture on her stuffed animal. 

Happy Birthday, Papa Bear! Youd absolutely love this kiddo. 💕 And I love you so...

 

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ADORABLE !

Adorable

Hugs!!

Happy Birthday Noel!!!!! I think I’ll have a Noel size bowl of ice cream to celebrate!!!

Thinking of you!! 💕

Happy Birthday in heaven to your daddy! He’s smiling ear to ear watching your beautiful baby girl grow up❤️❤️

My sweet baby doll. 😍

Hugs💕

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