Friday, March 26, 2010

Someone to Admire

My Dad told me to stop blogging about him...

but I won't do it. 

See this man.  This is the funny, thoughtful, super smart, and ridiculously romantic - mom adoring man that I can proudly call my Dad. 

He's a farmer, plumber, electrician, welder, carpenter, engineer, mechanic, tree enthusiast, Garth Brooks wanna be, poet to my Mama, book critic, mainly a Jack of all Trades kind of man.  Most recently he wants to be a butcher.  You didn't mis-read that last sentence.  My husband is drawing up plans for a 2 car garage sized butchering facility on the Fox Farm - oh how the ribeyes get better every year!!  The hats this man wears never cease to end!

That's right sisters - see that twinkle in his eye - that's all me!

I took this picture of him & just had to share!

I love you Dad & you can't make me stop writing about you and your ways!

FYI - a few more Stuisms:

Nipple - layin  (Neopolitan) ice cream - that cracks me up because that's just how he pronounces it, but it's so wrong!

That goes together like socks on a rooster - meaning that doesn't go together at all.

That's how the hog eats the cabbage.

He's about as popular as a turd in the punch bowl.


8 comments:

  1. Precious post. I love my daddy so much, he suffers from severe dementia so you just keep posting about your daddy.

    Hugs,
    LeAnn:)
    P.S. I did email you about my pictures.

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  2. Your love for your family is so obvious in your blog. Just reading about your family, friends and decorating make you seem so real and good and fun. I guess that's why I love your blog.

    This post today reminds me of my Dad (deceased 10 years ago). So, thanks.

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  3. Thanks guys! He's a very special man! I was very blessed to have the family I do :)

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  4. I read the Stu-isms to my mom and she laughed and said her favorite has been "He's about as popular as a turd in the punch bowl."

    :)

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  5. You don't have to be his daughter love him and his uniqueness! He's awesome! My kids love him as much as I do!

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  6. Ok... That was suppose to say..."...don't have to be his daugter to love him..." You girls and your mom are so blessed to have him in your corner!

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Thank you so much for your kind words & support! I love hearing from you & read each and every comment you leave for me! ~Annie

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