Father's Day

Today, is Father's Day. My dad's been gone for 4 years now. But, I have many wonderful memories of him. This picture was taken shortly after he had gotten out of the Navy after WWII. His car was a 1935 Chrysler Airstream 4 door sedan. He was visiting a friend in northwestern Connecticut.  

My dad had a love of cars. In fact, I would say it was a hobby of his. Even into his older years, he could tell you what new model cars were coming out and all the new features they would have. He would sit in his den at night and if his beloved Yankees were not playing, he would be studying his car magazines. I remember him with a stack of "Motor Trend" magazines on the end table near his chair. 

He loved driving around and visiting car dealerships on Sundays after church, because they were not open and he could look at the cars to his hearts content without anyone coming to talk to him.

But, that isn't what made my Dad special to me. It was that he always believed in me. And, that was the best gift he ever gave me. Miss you Dad. I carry you in my heart always. 


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