Friday, September 28, 2018

Happy Birthday Dad!!!!

Happy birthday Daddy!

My Dad is the greatest man I have known! He is super supportive and did everything in his power to equip me for real life.

No, he was not my best friend and he did not co-sign bad behavior. He told me when I was wrong, punished me when I was wrong and taught me life skills to survive as an adult...alone...by myself.

I know so many women that need a men...they never learned how to check oil, change a tire, fix something that breaks (google is my best friend)...or even balance a checkbook, rotate tires, select insurance or pay taxes.

My Dad taught me all of that and then some! He never allowed us to have things done for us; he made us learn how to do them. To this day, all my sisters are better "handymen" than their husbands! I am so grateful for that!

He taught me that I do not NEED a man in my life to be complete....if someone comes along that adds to my life then perfect but so far, I am okay on my own. I do not feel the need to settle just so I am not alone.

My nieces and nephews call him Poppy but he is Dad to me!

Thanks you Dad for everything you have taught me and all you have shown me just by being you! I love you so much more than you will EVER know!!!!

Here he is being Antonio Brown...


Here he is with my mother a few years ago...

Here he is from years ago...he would sit for hours and let us give him ponytails...LOL! Look closely and you will see one...HA!

The family when we were kids...

And last year...

Thanks for being my Dad! I could not have chosen a better one!


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    1. Thanks you Margaret - I do love them tons!!! I may be biased but I agree! HA! Have a great week! Hugs

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  2. Wonderful pics and what a good, sweet Daddy! You and your family are blessed. Happy birthday to him and many more!

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    1. Thank you so very much Nonnie!! I feel very blessed everyday! I have no doubt your family feels the same about you!! Hugs! Thanks for stopping by and commenting!

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    1. Thank you Christine!!!! Have a great day! Hugs

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    1. Thank you so much Julie! Thanks for being such a great follower and friend and supporter; even through that LONG break!! HUGS TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY!

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  5. Your dad sounds like a wonderful man! And very much like my own. :) Happy Birthday to him!

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    1. I believe we are very lucky Jill!!! Thanks for commenting and congrats for getting a "good one too"!!! Have a great day! Hugs!

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  6. Happy Birthday to your Dad! How lucky you have been to have him in your life.

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    1. Yes Debbie! I really am the lucky one - I was blessed with a great father and role model! Thanks for stopping by and commenting! I hope you have an amazing day!!!!!! HUGS!

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  7. Happy birthday to your dear dad! You have both been blessed!!

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    1. Thank you Terri! You are always so sweet!!! Hugs to you and Joe!!! I hope you have a fantastic day!!!

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