My dad has taught me a lot over the years. He's still better than I am at pretty much all of it, but the basic "dad skill" I have, I owe to him. Apparently, these little things I take for granted are on the decline across the country.
These days, we can always turn to the internet for advice on pretty much any topic, but for me there are somethings I still want to call my dad for. Sometimes, it's about the world and politics, but usually it's more along the lines of plumbing, electrical or cars. Those are three topics that he's well versed in. Sure, Google might have the info, but it will also have thousands of completely different answers for one question. It also doesn't call you back a couple of days later and say, "Hey...did you get your toilet fixed?"
Today would've been my dad's 78th birthday. Next month marks 3 years since his passing.
No sad reflections today, just fond memories of the man who influenced my life and my choices more than any other person in the world.
I quote him often and salute him every time I complete another new record run between here and Great Falls, or see an old car that I know that he knew a guy who had one just lik
My dad will turn 95 in March and the one thing he misses the most is the vacations with his family. Over Thanksgiving we bought him a laptop so he could face-time everyone. My daughter set it up for him and it won’t be long before he becomes a pro at it...
I got a text from my almost 95 year old dad yesterday wondering if I needed a new flag yet. He bought the last one and the weather takes its toll on them yearly. I told him that I was still good and he texted me this, “Ok, I fly mine 24/7 I even have a light on a timer for night...
We nominate this story for 'Story of the Week.' An 11-year-old girl got the ultimate birthday surprise one day when she returned from school. Her dad, who is dying of cancer, walked her down the aisle in a surprise wedding at their home.
Lauren Alaina may have given her dad the best Father’s Day gift ever this weekend. The former ‘American Idol’ contestant called him on stage to accompany her on the guitar as she sang a few songs. The real gift — for concert attendees and Alaina’s father — was their father/daughter rendition of ‘When You Say Nothing at All.’
Find the perfect Father's Day gift, and something for yourself this weekend at Shipton's/Big R, during the enormous parking lot tent sale!
I'll be broadcattin' live on the Cat from 11-2 Friday, Downtown! While I'm there, you can win tickets to the Home of Champions Rodeo in Red Lodge, or tickets to the Bellamy Brother's concert, Friday, July 13th...