Double stoked on Father's Day

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  1. christhee68

    christhee68 Friend of Leo's

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    For father's day, my oldest daughter (21) who lives in China and teaches English there, sent me a little video message.

    It started with "Hi Dad, I didn't get you a present so I got you this--Happy Father's Day!" and I thought that was the present, a video message.

    Then she puts down the camera and picks up a guitar and starts playing and singing a song for me. Apparently she has been learning to play the guitar while she has been in China. Now she's asking me all these questions about playing, guitars, and guitar players. Keep in mind that she showed absolutely no interest at all for the first 20 years of her life and practically covered her ears and ran screaming from the room any time I played at home. So that was a pretty neat gift and a great surprise.

    Secondly, my youngest daughter (12) asked if we could go to the beach. No big deal--we live close by. But, when we got there, she actually wanted to go surfing with me. She has always resisted surfing and now she seems like she's started to enjoy it. She still won't play guitar, though. (But she's a great piano player).
     
  2. geoff_in_nc

    geoff_in_nc Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    I dub thee "Lucky". Good stuff there. :)
     
  3. Stubee

    Stubee Doctor of Teleocity Gold Supporter

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    Great gift!
     
  4. Paul in Colorado

    Paul in Colorado Telefied Ad Free Member

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    You must be doing something right. Congratulations.
     
  5. getbent

    getbent Telefied Silver Supporter

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    that is really awesome... and you get how awesome it is...

    I am genuinely happy for all of you.
     
  6. Jackson Jackson

    Jackson Jackson Friend of Leo's

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    Apparently, you're doing fatherhood correctly :)
     
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  8. idjster

    idjster VERY grateful member Silver Supporter

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    I think those sound like a couple of the greatest gifts you could get. Congratulations, Dad, you're doing things right!!
     
  9. Bernie

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    Stories like this make we wish I had kids.
     
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