Happy Father’s Day

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.

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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:

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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…

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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:

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And he’s taught me that a sense of humor and some friendly competition can go a long way:

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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. 🙂

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