Friday, June 13, 2008

It's Father's Day weekend. As I sit here and think of my Father, I think of my Mother too. They both did their best raising Scott and I. Me, Dad and Scott 1973 (I was 2)

Dad taught me to drive. Parallel parking was another thing though. One time we were practicing parallel parking and he decided to be the car behind me. Well.... I bumped him. After that he sent me to driving lessons and let them deal with my parking problems. He also taught me how to change my own tire. Something I'm very grateful for! He's always there to lend me a hand when something is wrong with the car. So Dad, when I come home this summer and you help me again, which I'm sure something will come up, Put it on my ever growing tab. :o)

He (and mom, let's not forget her on this one) spent MANY hours at Band functions. Driving us kids around, making sure other kids had rides home, and if they didn't he'd take them home. Like the time he put Demetri's bike in the van and took him home. He just made sure we were all safe.

Dad (and mom) did their best with Scott and I to make us the people we are now.

Happy Father's Day Dad. And THANKS to you and mom for giving us the right kind of upbringing. I think we turned out okay!


Sonya said...

Ok, that is a wonderful sentiment.
Then I get to the bottom and almost pee my pants. That is hysterical.

Loretta (Lora's Mom) said...

I love the last picture! You both look so natural!!. What happen to those years. They went by so fast. You and Scott were pretty easy to raise. (There were a few snags) I can't wait for your dad to see this one. Love Ya. MOM

Loretta (Lora's Mom) said...

So I was a pretty good chauffeur and teacher. Thanks and I'm looking forward to you guys being home this summer so I can teach you more. Love you guys, DAD

SleepyEyes said...

Love those pictures!!! Nathan looks just like you did when you were little!

shayes74 said...

parents really are underappreciated and man do i realize that now that i am one! writing a blog to them was an awesome idea!