Garth Callaghan, a father who is battling cancer, used to leave notes for his daughter on napkins. With his health outlook grim, he is starting to stockpile them so she'll have one every day.
On a mission to "Pack. Write. Connect," Callaghan is writing more than 800 notes on napkins, enough so Emma can have one in her lunchbox every day until she graduates from high school.
Here are just a few of his wonderful selections.
1. The Miracle
This note Garth Callaghan left for his daughter as part of his Napkin Notes series is one of the most special.
2. Something Worth Reading
Garth Callaghan channels Ben Franklin for the latest installment in his Napkin Notes series.
3. Do or Do Not
Even Yoda gets in on the Napkin Note action. The Jedi master's words live on through generations.
5. Outwork Them
Ben Hogan teaches us a lesson in work ethic, and a father passes it down to his daughter.
7. Dear Emma
Garth Callaghan left this for his daughter Emma as part of his Napkin Notes series that's going viral online.
8. When I Stand Before ...
This note Garth Callaghan left for his daughter as part of his Napkin Notes series is profound and powerful.
9. God Had a Dream
Now that's a nice father. Look at this note Garth Callaghan left for his daughter as part of his Napkin Notes series.
10. Awesome Day
It's going to be an awesome day every day for this kid, whose father writes her these great notes.
11. A Personal Note
Garth Callaghan and his Napkin Notes to his daughter have become such a wonderful story.
13. Never Too Busy
Garth Callaghan and his Napkin Notes are going viral. He writes them for his daughter every day.
14. Your Life ...
Another great phrase about life used by a Garth Callaghan and his viral Napkin Notes.
15. If We Ever Forget ...
Garth Callaghan and his Napkin Notes contain so many pearls of wisdom we should never forget.
16. May the Good Saints ...
Another inspirational quote used by a Garth Callaghan and his Napkin Notes.
18. Risk Something
Taking risks is the only way to achieve the ultimate reward, according to former USA Hockey Coach Herb Brooks.
20. Napkin Notes Pile
Those are a lot of napkin notes! Garth Callaghan is leaving one for his daughter each day.