10.13.2012

happy birthday dad!

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to the man who...

-taught me how to play p-i-g

-earned the name "no pants jer" multiple occasions during my most formative years

-took me to the limited too {remember that store?} and called over an associate to help me with my bodysuit

-let me tag along on some of his dates {i'm sure the women didn't mind:}

-cheered the loudest at all my sports games

-rewarded me with blizzards when i scored goals in soccer

-cried in my dorm room when he dropped me off at college

-makes the best cakes, soups, and pancakes you've ever tasted

-held my arm with such strength and tenderness as he walked me down the aisle

-has shown me the value of commitment and unconditional love {i hope mr. lesley and i can have a marriage like my parents}

-is the best grandpa, hands down, to jayden and fiona

-works harder than anyone i know

{along with a million other things}

happy birthday dad!
here's to many, many more!

love you.

3 comments:

  1. it's sometimes so good to remember what our parents did and still do for us

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  2. You got me with "strength and tenderness". Tears in my eyes. Happy birthday to your pops!

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  3. Aw. This is amazingly sweet, Hannah. Your dad seems pretty awesome! This post definitely made me feel a little mushy and tender :)

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