Sunday, October 05, 2008

50 reasons why Dad is AWESOME

  1. He's now half a century old!
  2. But he is forever young at heart
  3. He is brave and adventurous
  4. He goes on all sorts of great adventures all over the world
  5. He takes us out on adventures too
  6. He's brought us on piggy back rides, car rides, motorbike rides, and boat rides.
  7. He has 6 well brought-up children
  8. He loves to give us treat
  9. He never tires out
  10. He works hard
  11. And plays hard
  12. He makes sacrifices for his family
  13. He took time to drive us all to school in the mornings
  14. He tries to spend as much time with us as he can
  15. He is a leader
  16. He teaches us leadership by example
  17. He is dog's best friend
  18. He is supportive of us, our interests and talents.
  19. He gives us opportunities to develop our talents (including paying for them)
  20. He comes to watch and support us in competitions
  21. He never holds our academic failures against us
  22. He is a survivor
  23. He teaches us life lessons.
  24. He's read us bedtime time stories.
  25. He is tech savvy
  26. He always has fun
  27. He is a pioneer
  28. He is always active
  29. He takes time to document every special occasion
  30. He keeps good records
  31. He's made sure we go to the best schools and received a good education
  32. He is strong in every way
  33. He is a champion
  34. He takes time to develop his talents
  35. He is always filled with optimism
  36. He is quick to forgive
  37. He finds humor in everything
  38. He loves people and people love him
  39. He is a “Be There” dad
  40. He takes time to do things one-on-one with us
  41. He is generous with his time and talents
  42. He is always happy to share what he knows
  43. He has a strong testimony of the gospel
  44. He is filled with so much love, it's contagious! =)
  45. He is passionate about life and learning
  46. He is always ready to serve those in need
  47. He takes time to ponder meaningful things
  48. Most of all, he is our dad
  49. We love him very, very much
  50. And he will always be the awesomest dad in the world to us!

HAPPY 50th BIRTHDAY, DAD!!!

Hope this next half of the century will be filled with even more adventure, growth, learning, love and FUN than the last.

Love from all of us:

Ray, Ernie, Shuan, Han, Su and Fei.

Postdated comment: Little did the children know that the next 50 years was already envisioned shared with their Grandpa recorded in this prophetic journal!

1 comment:

Dad the KL city kid said...

Thanks Fei! I'm so very touched by what you've written. You've taught me a great deal too as our first child in our family! This comment may come late but oh well, I'm also the 'better late than never' kind of Dad! Hahaha I love you very very much.