Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Happy Birthday, Dad!

Today is my dad's birthday. If you know my dad, you're a fortunate person. If you don't, well, at least you know me. People who know us both say I'm a lot like him. I take that as a compliment. (Except for the impatience part which admittedly, we both need to work on.)

My dad is the hardest working, most honest, straight-forward guy you'll ever meet. He's a man of few words, but unending support. He's one of those guys who can't go anywhere without running into someone he knows. These places include Times Square on New Year's Eve and a deserted beach in Antigua.

He wasn't born with a silver spoon in his mouth (if anything it was tin and stolen from the neighbors) but he and my mom made a life for my brother and I that I wouldn't change for all the pasta in Italy.

He is a real life hero. I love you, dad. Happy Birthday!

28 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday to your handsome Dad!

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  2. Buon compleanno, Kristen's Dad!

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  3. Happy Birthday, Kristen's Dad.

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  4. Happy Birthday, Kristen's Dad - and if the two of you are that much alike, enjoy your watermelon and don't let the candles melt all over it! :D

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  5. Happy Birthday Kristen's dad! Hope your day is wonderful!

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  6. Look at that handsome man! I love a guy in a tuxedo. Many happy returns, Birthday Boy, and may your day bring you everything your heart desires.

    xoxox,
    one of Kristen's little friends

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  7. Happy Birthday Handsome!

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  8. Happy Birthday, Kristen's Dad!

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  9. Happy Birthday from another one of Kristen's Little Friends!! I can't wait to celebrate Italian Style on Christmas Eve! You are the second most fabulous silver fox I know.
    xoxo
    Rocki

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  10. Many, many happy returns, sir. You must be an amazing man, for you've reared and amazing woman. Thank you. I hope your day is joyous and filled with laughter.

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  11. I'm not so much a friend as I am a stalker. ;) But Happy Birthday, Mister!

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  12. Have a great birthday!!

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  13. I hope you have a great birthday!

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  14. Great post, Kristen. My Dad's birthday is Saturday. He'd be 74 if he was still on this earth. I was blessed to have a dad like him!

    I can see you treasure you Pop!

    Rachel

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  15. Happy birthday Papa!

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  16. Have a fantastic birthday, from one Daddy's girl to another girl's Daddy!

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  17. Happy Birthday Kristen's Dad!

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  18. Dude... Kitteh's Dad's a silver fox!!

    Happy birthday, sir!

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  19. Crissy, did you say that all breathy like Marilyn Monroe?

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  20. Mom, if you're reading this, none of these women is going to try to steal Dad. Not even if you offered him up, so it's all cool. Just putting that out there. ;o)

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  21. Hope you have a wonderful birthday. :)

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  22. Sorry I missed your birthday, sir. I hope you had a wonderful day. =o)

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  23. Aw, what a wonderful tribute. I know I'm a day late, but Happy Birthday!

    Hope you're well, Kristen. Feel so out of the loop with ya.

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  24. I'm late to the game but I LOVE YOUR DAD! And your Mom, for that matter. They are the most wonderful people.

    Well, Happy Birthday (adoptive) Dad! :P

    Hope he had a great one!

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