Happy Saturday to you! Today is a special day for my hubby and myself-it is my deceased Father-in-Law's birthday. Many people have lots of stories or jokes to tell about their inlaws, but I can only tell you what an amazing man my fil was. From the first time I met him, he and I clicked and always had a very special relationship. To say he adored me is not an exaggeration; unfortunately he let his two daughters know it. Pops was in the Marines during WWII as a photographer, we only have a few of his photos left but let me tell you that his photos were amazing. He was a natural born artist(much like my hubby, his second son)and self taught oil painter who did incredible seascapes, landscapes and still life. He has been gone now for 25 years. He had a passion for the ocean and shared that with my hubby. While I've been known to say "the mountains are calling and I must go", my hubby says this about the ocean.
When we moved from our home near hubby's parents, he was so sad and died that year. I believe he would have moved up to the wine country too, if he had lived. He would love Colorado and the beauty here.
There are so many ways my husband takes after his dad-woodworking, gardening, golfing etc.
So Pops, here's to you-we remember you and cherish the love you gave us and our daughters.
May your day be filled with sweet memories.