The summer is barely underway, but I’m fortunate to be off to a great start. Some highlights include…
finding robin’s eggs outside my office:
a spring roll party with friends (take two, see take one here):
an impromtu photo shoot:
plenty of my favorite foods. in this case, falafel:
and happy hour around Uptown:
What are the best things from your summer so far?
Without a doubt one of the greatest gifts I happen to have been bestowed is that of a wonderful father. Trying to describe an individual using adjectives is never an easy task (and always seems to fall short of a real description), but if I had to try I would describe my father as kind, patient, generous, loving, funny, and tirelessly devoted to his family. And his dogs.
My Pop has taught me that doing helpful/thoughtful things for the people you love is not a burden but simply a nice way of living:
My Pop has taught me a lot of common sense – and also insisted in putting up safeguards in case common sense fails. For example, when I lock my keys in the car…
I have both a spare set and a AAA membership.
My Pop has taught me a lot about loyalty, love, and commitment to family. For example, it’s okay to only want to play ‘Word with Friends’ with the people you love:
And he’s taught me that a sense of humor and some friendly competition can go a long way:
I am unbelievably lucky and grateful to have such a wonderful father who has been an incredible role model to me. Happy Father’s Day, Papa Bear. I love you. 🙂