16 June 2008

my dad

who he is.
granola, bananas & early mornings
kettle popcorn & movie nights
leather bound journals & fancy pens
suitcases & vintage labels
military metals & dog tags
books & books & books
forever happy & optimistic
loving & thoughtful
encouraging & enthusiastic
friendly & charming
quiet & generous
kind & courteous
patient & perfect
typewriters & drippy candles
maps & bits of mischief
ex libris bookplates & wax seals
fireplaces & barbecues
writer & traveler
page inscriber & gift giver
peanut butter & celery sticks
opa & father
gourmet cook & shoe polisher
stamp collector & storyteller
architecture enthusiast & history expert

the one & only


Krissy | Paper Schmaper said...

What a sweet tribute :)

Jen said...

What an amazing man to call father!

love.boxes said...

What a great dad!

gab said...

We are so lucky, aren't we?

Travelin'Oma said...

He is definitely a one and only. And he's MY one and only! This is a cute list of him.

all over the map said...

great tribute to your dad.
"shoe polisher" really hit home with me. my grandfather polished his shoes like clockwork. oh memories.
and my grandpa was the king storyteller and I inherited much of his stamp collection.

Andi Mae said...

I love this! What a beautiful way to play tribute to your dad!

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