March 31, 2007

Tarred

I'm tarred. Meaning tired. Like so tired that I must pronounce it slow and with a southern drawl along with shuffling around in my pjs with hideous bedhead. Tarred, I say.

Spring break is coming to an end, and so are the colds and runny noses. All three of my boys had a bedtime snack at 11:15 pm last night. Needless to say, yesterday was a very. long. day.

Then, just before bed I read this post over at Faith Lifts. Was that for me?

It's also my Dad's birthday today. If you didn't know this, I am a Daddy's Girl. I still crawl up onto his lap. He still
always comes to my rescue (car troubles especially... thanks, Dad!) I will always remember when, as just a little girl, he would rock me to sleep singing his coffee-breathed off key lullaby Tu Ra Lura.

This is one of my favorite pictures of him, from a couple years ago at an air show. He got to ride in this plane (a Stearman bi-plane, I remember!) The pilot even flew him over his house. He looked so awesome in it.

Happy Birthday, Dad!

15 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday to your dad! I'm with you on the Tarred!

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  2. That is a great shot of you dad! Happy B Day Daddio.

    I'm Tarred too, it must be the small human thing... the kids are invading my night sleep again.

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  3. Aww, Happy Birthday!!! Such a sweet post!

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  4. Happy bday to your daddy! :) I hope everyone is feeling better now, just in time to go back to school eh?

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  5. How sweet!!!! Hope is a very blessed one!

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  6. Great picture. Happy Birhtday to your Pa! He sounds like a wonderful man!!

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  7. you're "tarred", that's hee-larry-us!

    what a sweet post to your dad. that photo of him in the plane is super awesome. a framer, that's for sure.

    you are fortunate to have your dad around...lost mine over 10 years ago and selfishly, i wish i still had him around to make that "automobile" phone call too or that "finance" call. HBD to your daddy.

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  8. I'm sorry your tarred. As moms we all know that feeling well. But I had to laugh at your hideous bedhead. I do EVERY morning!

    And HAPPY BIRTHDAY to your dad!!! (I'm still a daddy's girl too)

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  9. Your dad looks delighted! Happy birthday to him.
    And I'm rather tarred myself.

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  10. such sweet memories of when you were little and how you still are with your dad.

    I hope tomorrow proves to be a recharge for you spiritually and physically!

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  11. Totally understand your "tarredness". Wasn't there a meme going around by real moms? Well I would definitely say that real moms are very tarred!!! Happy birthday to your daddy...with you about being a daddy's girl. Here is hoping you get some sleep and catch up!!
    Mel

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  12. What a great post about your dad. You are fortunate to have had such a wonderful experience that way, lucky girl! I hope my own daughter talks that way about her daddy someday!

    Take care!

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  13. Ahhh, laughing at that great picture. What a goofy grin!!

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  14. I know just what you're talking about...I seepy, so seepy!

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