If it weren't for my daddy, I might not have learned how to follow all of life's rules. I might not have become the honorable, upstanding smart-alack I am. Daddy, thanks for starting those lessons so early.
circa 1973 - Daddy, I adore your fashionista footwear, but I also adore the completely blank stare I am giving you. I see it so often on my own children.
We must also thank Mr. Neoclassic's dad for teaching him that laughter is, in fact, the best medicine. A good sense of humor will get you through many a tight spot.
circa 1970 - I adore the tinsel! We never see that anymore!
Mr. Neoclassic's lessons for his own prodigy? Enjoy each opportunity to relax and soak in the memories.
Norfolk Botanical Garden. We spent the afternoon there today with beautiful, breezy weather and lots of fabulous plantings. More than once, I caught him snapping pictures of the plant markers so that he could incorporate certain growies into our gardens.
But! The best gift we could offer any of our dads (Papa, Grandpa, and Daddy)?
Zydeco decided to lose a few pounds - of hair! I hadn't seen his ears in a year :)