Sunday, June 19, 2011

FATHERS' DAY

My dad has been gone for over 30 years.  But I can remember a lot about him.  For example, his pride in this big fish he brought back from a successful trip to Canada.


Spending most of his life in North Dakota, he had plenty of experience with a snow shovel.


Late in his life, he began spending the winters in Arizona.  He had his own home, a house trailer he bought in a court not far from us.  But in his mind he was never far from his longtime home.


This is the way I like to remember him.  Smiling, enjoying a good joke.


Yes, even after all these years, I miss him.

Happy father's day, Dad.  You done good!

5 comments:

  1. I'll second that! As his offspring you too are a man who enjoys a smile, joke and a good time.
    I do see a resemblance as well.
    Cheers to all dads!

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  2. Missing someone is something so hard to live! But sharing some dear thoughts helps.

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  3. Nice memories... Happy Father's Day to you!

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  4. Bruce, great memories, thanks for sharing.

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  5. Wonderful. Love that big fish! And I can feel your love for your father.

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