Sunday, June 20, 2010

Father's Day

What Makes a Dad

God took the strength of a mountain,
The majesty of a tree,
The warmth of a summer sun,
The calm of a quiet sea,
The generous soul of nature,
The comforting arm of night,
The wisdom of the ages,
The power of the eagle's flight,
The joy of a morning in spring,
The faith of a mustard seed,
The patience of eternity,
The depth of a family need,
Then God combined these qualities,
When there was nothing more to add,
He knew His masterpiece was complete,
And so,

He called it ... Dad

~~Author Unknown.~~

Happy Father's Day to all you dads out there, I hope that you are enjoying your day.

Duke plans on spending the day with his human dad today.
And he hopes you all get to spend time with yours too.


  1. Woof! Woof! What a wonderful Dad poem. Thanks for sharing. Hope you had a great Father's Day. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

  2. Ann - great poem!

    Also, scoot over to my blog on Monday to re-enter. I ended up deleting the giveaway post and announcing the giveaway in the bead soup blog party revealing tomorrow! Sorry, chica!

  3. What Sugar said. He's another favorite dog of mine. Don't tell Duke.

    Hope all the dads had a great Fathers Day. My best to Duke. :)

  4. Thank you, that's a great poem. Although, I think He missed a few on the patience part, for one. Now, MY dad has the patience of a saint. I only wish I could have been more like him.

  5. Wonderful poem Ann!

    Duke looks like he's enjoying his day with his dad! I just love Duke's happy face!

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  7. What a coincidence that we both got the same poem! How lovely! :D

    Happy Father's Day to all dads out there! ^_^

  8. Hope you had a good fathers day....same day in england too which is hubby's bday too so it was an extra special day for him!!

  9. Beautiful poem ann! Happy Father's Day to all Dad's! :)

  10. Thanks for the poem, I will share my card made with the quilling kit I shared.

  11. What a nice poem. I hope Duke and Wade had a great day together :)

  12. Nope, but we spent the day with Joe and he's a dad. A darn good one too. Duke looks very happy sitting with his dad. :)

  13. Looks like Duke was in HappyHeaven!
    Hope you all had a restful day sweetie!

  14. The poem is beautiful -- and so is Duke.

  15. That is super Duke that you are spending time with your Dad. I bet he likes that a lot .
    Have a great week.

  16. Sugar, glad you liked it

    Alterity Button jewelry no problem, I don't mind stopping by again.

    Sandee my lips are sealed, Duke will never know especially since I like Sugar too

    Tahtimbo you aren't the only one short on patience. I have the same problem

    Beaded Tail Duke had a wonderful time, especially when they went swimming

    covnitkepr1 so glad you stopped by and thanks for the follow. I'll be by later to check out your blog

    Junezach I guess great minds just think alike :)

    allotments4you wow your husband was one lucky guy, double celebration

    vanilla seven thank you

    Fishhawk why thank you, I hope you enjoyed your day

    out on the prairie can't wait to see

    Tanyia I liked the poem the moment I saw it. They had a great time

    Lin my dad isn't with us any longer so it's been years since I've gotten to spend a father's day with him.

    Bossy betty thanks to both from me and Duke :)

    Donna I think he's a permanent resident there. I wish I was that way more often but I'm working on it :)

    Leeuna aw I think you made Duke

    Marg I think Duke had ulterior motives, he wanted to swim

  17. That is a wonderful poem, whoever authored it and Duke looks so happy with his human Dad, adorable.


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