Krissy's Photo Scavenger Hunt this week honors Dads. Happy Father's Day, Dad!! I have been sitting for awhile trying to think what traits I have gotten from my Father. I think I am a mix of my Mom and Dad. My Dad will be 80 next year. He is still very spry - he drives, walks a lot, uses the computer, and is still very involved in his children's lives. Many people think he is 10 - 20 years younger than he is. My Dad worked for the U.S. Government for 40 years as a petroleum engineer. He and my Mom have retired to his home state Pennsylvania. I moved up here from Virginia after a divorce when I needed some help from my parents. I had only intended to be here for a month or two. I have stayed here since then - 17 years!! My Dad has always been there for his family members when they have a problem with wisdom and guidance. He is even often there for my friends and boyfriends to lend an ear and a solution with this same wisdom. He is vocal about his opinions concerning plights of the oppressed (i.e. the mentally ill, the needy). I believe I have gotten this trait from my Dad. My parents have been married for almost 50 years. They have shown me how to stick together through life's troubles. My Dad has a love for words and knowledge. He and my Mom always have a dictionary, encyclopedia and map sitting close by. I have come to do the same in my home. He can also talk up a storm. If there is ten seconds of silence in a room my Dad is not in it! LOL I can talk up a storm as well, although I do have quiet times, my Dad does not. LOL I affectionately call my Dad, Dadddeeooo. He calls me quite often. He loves his children with actions and I love this about him. Thanks for all you do and have done for me, Daddeeeooo!! Happy Father's Day to my wonderful Dadddeeeeoooo!!!
If you would like to honor your Dad and play the Hunt this week visit here! Thank you, Krissy, for allowing me to host this special Hunt!! Don't we have the BEST Dad??!!!!!
Happy Father's Day to all the Fathers out in J-Land!!!
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