He gave really good shoulder rides.
And read me my favorite stories.
My dad set a high bar, giving me big boots to fill.
I feed my kids oatmeal. Cross-country ski in the winter for family fun and calorie burning exercise. I know Disney offers the best value in a family vacation. All because my daddy’s wisdom.
But I also know to be bold, honest, giving and show love, even when others aren’t giving it back, because of my dad and his strong example.
Happy Birthday my favorite straight-talking, savvy businessman farmer and accountable mentor I know! We love you, Dad. And there is a SECOND birthday now in our family on this fabulous 14th of August.
She said YES to my brother, Robbie, a couple months ago.
And drove off from the city to our small town on the prairie to start a new life with my brother.
Now our family has TWO double birthdays! My mom gave birth to my youngest brother Joe on her birthday decades ago. Today we celebrate the second double birthday in our family.
Happy Birthday, Dad aka Grandpa Fred! Happy Birthday to Jenn, sister-in-law and auntie!
very sweet! nice to see/hear your family is doing as well as ever. and really nice to see you stop in this week! blessings wished to you and yours. 🙂