Happy Birthday, Dad Dylan.

I know. I know. It’s been awhile…
I know. I know. I’m probably the worst blogger in the history of bloggers..

Where have I been? I’ll explain later. I know, you’re dying to know right. Or, more likely, you’ve forgotten this blog ever even existed. And, more importantly, you’re probably wondering who the hell I am and why you ever followed it in the first place.

Well, I’ll explain all that later. I have more pertinent matters to attend too. It’s my Father’s Birthday. And we ALL love Doug. You know you love him- but if you don’t know him I’m about to tell you why you should.

For starters, he practically invented “Photo-bombing”


He’s always had style:



Hell he should have been a model:



He’s the patriarch of THIS family. (I told you, model status.):



He dressed up as THIS for Halloween one year:560054_10202417984710074_1666475611_n


He STILL flashes the peace sign (and often):37547_1569619839555_5077930_n


He’ll win you THIS many stuffed animals from the claw machine- EVERY TIME:



He leaves notes like these:



If you’re in a bind he will change your diaper; just don’t expect him to put the new one on the right way:


He owned this slide at the age of Fifty-three:



He’ll take you to see ALL the great performers from “his era”:



He tans well. Like real well:



Kid’s love him because he does stuff like this:



And this:IMG_20140213_142213[1]IMG_20140213_145027[1]


He’ll take you on a Booze cruise at the age of six- even though he doesn’t drink and you don’t either:



He is the BEST father. EVER:



And the BEST Poppi EVER:



He gets major points for still loving his wife in this the Age of Divorce:DH000035



And he’ll teach you all the “sly” ways to mess up a picture. (Hey, I got better with age!):



He’ll work EVERY DAY, even Christmas, to ensure that those he loves are taken care of:



He’s the ONLY person I know who can jump off a diving board, touch his toes, then do a melon. Olympian status:



He sure knows how to kick back and relax:IMG_20140213_104953[1]



Hell he’s even mastered the art of sleeping standing up:IMG_20140213_144930[1]


He dances. With his mother. Enough said:

(My grandmother and my father. Circa sometime in the late 90's.)

(My grandmother and my father. Circa sometime in the late 90’s.)


He’s a Yankee’s fan. End of story:



Happy Birthday, Dad. You’re so great in so many ways. It would take a million more of these posts for me to outline all of them. This will have to do. I hope your day was spectacular – just like you! I love you!!! Xoxoxo


..And, hey, have you hugged THE Doug today?


3 thoughts on “Happy Birthday, Dad Dylan.

  1. Love love love this and YES love Doug!! No one can too him we are so lucky to have him in our life. Happy birthday Doug!

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