Here he is just a couple weeks before he left us ... We were decorating graves for Mother's Day ... and I met him at the cemetery with this new puppy ... for him. He immediately named him "Coalie" ... because he had a black dog as a child that he had called Coalie ... black as coal! Daddy didn't get to keep the puppy and my husband insisted that it come to our house. In keeping with family tradition, he immediately changed his name ... naming him after my father, Jim. This is Jimmy Mutt, aka MeMutt!
My dad was one of those guys who knew everything his children did ... He would often greet us with a question about why we had done something ... and we just couldn't figure out how he knew our secrets!
My dad taught me many things ... things I should NOT DO ... and things that I should do ... I've created a list!
Daddy taught me that ...
God answers prayers when he is ready
Everything happens for a reason
Family is important
Charity isn’t noisy
Good husbands want their wives nearby
Every day is a holiday
Good cooking is important
Meals around the table solve all kinds of problems