Sunday, June 19, 2011

Father's Day

I apologize for my absence... I swear I wasn't on strike.

My laptop completely crashed on Thursday with what appears to be no option of system restoration, so I'm open to suggestions if anyone has suggestions about malware attacks please share! I've restored to a previous date a couple times, but this time no such luck, and don't want to lose all my photos from Europe.

But all is not total despair, I'm excited that I'm now the proud owner of an iMac desktop, once again! So I'm hoping it will be an investment and excited for a fresh start.

With that, I just want to wish my Dad a Happy Father's Day and thank him for all his support, and just brag about how cool he is...

Cool Facts About My Dear Old Dad (as he refers to himself):

1.  He is a retired undercover cop (if I could only show you those photos of his exciting career)! He used drop me off at school in his undercover car, came to my school with his partner in third grade for show-n-tell and their briefcases of paraphernalia. His office is lined with photos of old busts, celebs he's met, and a certain President he served and protected while passing through town.

2.  He makes his own wine... and cans his own sauces & jams.  I love his tomato raspberry jam, which I've posted about HERE.

3.  He gives pretty good advice, even if I'm too stubborn to take it sometimes.

4.  He has ALWAYS done whatever he could to fly out his daughters each summer and Christmas... which is something he may not know how much I appreciate and recognize that makes him a winning Dad.

My Step-father is pretty cool too!

He was a volunteer firefighter, which HERE is an article accompanying this photo of him in his glory days. He has always loved my mother unconditionally, no matter how difficult she may be at times (I guess she can't help the fact she's a Gemini, no offense to my Gemini readers :) He is also the biggest CHOCO-alohic I know, and has always treated me like his own daughter.

Happy Father's Day to all!

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  1. What a nice tribute to your father, hope you had a great Father's Day.

  2. SO cool!!!
    What a gorgoeus post, I love the idea of him dropping you off in AN UNDERCOVER COP CAR!!! You must have thought you were SO cool as a kid, I would have!!!

    Are you loving the new computer?! I need a new one BAD, my screen's always flashing white :/ :/ :/

  3. A very nice and sweet tribute to your Dad and Stepdad. I almost didn't recognize the picture.
    Hope your computer woes are solved. Hate it when the computer goes out.



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