Wasn’t this a great weekend?
On Friday, my critique group came to C-Town to have a yummy lunch (Dari Diner–oh, so good!) I love having them come to my stomping grounds. Fun!
Then Saturday, a couple of friends I’ve known all their lives (literally) got married. I borrowed this pic from their Facebook page.
Aren’t they adorable? I love it when people who should be together finally get together! Best wishes, Ronnie and Jana Kay!
Then my kiddos came out to celebrate Mother’s and Father’s Day. While we were getting ready for them, I found this
I know it’s only a toadstool, but the bright color in the middle of those dead leaves grabbed me. Beautiful!
I warned the kids I wanted a family picture while they were here, so I took this picture of Minerva as a test shot.
Although they weren’t thrilled to get to do it, I got several group pics. (I doubt I’ll get another one right away.)
This one is what I’ll probably finally have framed to hang over my fireplace.
After a little work with some Adobe help. 😉
But this one is my favorite. (It might end up over the fireplace.)
We had a wonderful dinner from Joseph’s in Drumright, Oklahoma. Then we played a game that had us all laughing so hard! I don’t remember the name of it, but DIL#1 and #2 got headaches from laughing so hard.
Not sure what that’s a sign of, but I think we need to play more games.
Then on Sunday after church, we went to Deb’s (She’s the perfect hostess!) for chicken and noodles. One of Dad’s favorite meals.
This is Deb’s youngest granddaughter. She’s SO cute! (Love the way she says my name.)
This is Melanie’s older daughter. Aren’t they adorable? This one sang me a song about being a scarecrow.
Don’t you love that face? (This was right after she yelled, BOO!)
And here’s my final Father’s Day celebration of the year. Dad and Brother Jeffrey. Handsome dudes, aren’t they?
I gave Dad a card for Father’s Day. It says he could write a book about raising perfect children. LOL!
And then, I had to have a picture of them with Deb who’s so good to have us in her home.
A dad is so important in a person’s life. Whether they’re biological fathers, steps, adopted or borrowed, everyone needs someone to teach them how to live life the right way.
My dad, Carol Spess, made it easy to understand how our Father in Heaven loves us unconditionally, because he loves his children that way. He says his dad taught him, so maybe it’s genetic. Or it could be a learned thing, passed from generation to generation.
For some people, it has to be learned by watching someone not so perfect and seeing what not to do. But where there’s a will . . .
A good parent (mother and/or father) is essential. And, luckily, I had both!
So, how did you celebrate your dad?