Sunday, June 18, 2017

Calling All Dads

Today is your day, have a great one. If you still have a dad, tell him how often you remember some piece of good advice he gave you. If your dad no longer lives, as mine does not, remember all the stuff you learned from him. Be thankful if you had a father in your life, unlike so many today.

Here is a quick sampling of stuff I learned at the paternal knee.
  • Most show folk are lefty pond scum.
  • Ladies are great, but their 'thermostats' don't work very well.
  • Shoot ahead of a flying bird, where it will be by the time the shot gets there.
  • Only point a loaded weapon at the ground, or at something you intend to kill.
  • Change vehicular oil regularly, it's cheap insurance.
  • Check that the doors are locked before turning out the lights and going to bed.
  • Words are gold, use them well and don't be shy about looking up meanings.
  • The concept, if not the exact words, "Happy wife, happy life."
I'm certain I'd come up with ten times that number if I kept a diary of remembered wisdom.