I bet you don’t know what today is! Have you looked at your calendar?
I bet you think you know but you really don’t know.
Yeah I know you see those little black letters but that is NOT what today is.
Now don’t get mad at me because you are missing one of the best things ever about today. It’s not my fault your calendar is lacking.
Yep, I am a Little Miss Smarty Pants cuz I know what today is.
Want me to share!?
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Today is my dad’s 52nd birthday!!! (told you that you didn’t know)
And why is this the best thing ever, well, over that other thing, you might ask? Because my dad ROCKS!!! He is a Texas rancher/Colorado farm boy all wrapped up in 1. He is incredibly old-fashioned so you have no clue how tickled pink he was when I found Kevin. Kevin would walk my dad’s mom out to her car and help her into it every time we were around. My grandma used to tell people how much she loved Kevin because “he treated her like a queen.” And when Kevin asked my parents for my hand in marriage my dad almost peed himself. The last four fiances hadn’t done that!! (yes I said 4 … I can’t help that I’m well loved )
My father does have 1 flaw. He is our walking ATM. Why is that a flaw!? Because he gives us kids way more money than he should. Though not to me as much, but to my brothers for sure. He has to have a good reason though. At one time he was paying for me, my 2 brothers and my mom all to go to college!! I still have no clue how he did that. But he didn’t get the chance to get a college degree and he felt that was very important so he wanted to make sure that we had the opportunity.
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Hee Hee. I have to share this. My dad was born minutes from being a New Years baby. He was born in the back of a doctors office which was common in that part of Texas since the closest hospital was in Mexico and the next one was hours away. When the doctor showed my grandma her new baby boy she gave him back! She told the doctor, “This is not my baby. I have pretty babies. This baby is too ugly to be mine.”
The doctor firmly told her, “Now Mrs. W, you are the only one here having a baby, so there is no question that this is your newborn son.”
Since there was no denying it she took her baby and went home a week or so later with my dad. It was probably a good thing because in the years after my grandpa passed my dad was the one who took care of her the most.
Well, I hope you all have a great time celebrating that other holiday that occurs this evening. As for my family, we are having a huge birthday dinner at my parents.