Monday, April 25, 2011

Day 146 - Gypsy


Phoebus: You fight almost as well as a man.

Esmeralda: Funny, I was going to say the same thing about you.

-from The Hunchback of Notre Dame



20 comments:

  1. Dale, I absolutely love what you have done. I have a 17 year old and they pretend to be so embarassed but inside they love the attention. I am so happy u stuck it out. This is one of his greatest years and he will laugh about it for many, many years to come. God bless you and your family.

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  2. And it is great that you have pictures of all of these costumes! Something he can show his kids and grandkids! (:>)

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  3. You are an amazing man. Your love and humour speaks volumes. I wish you were my dad. When my daughter used to refuse to do something I would threaten to drop her at school and sing a Britney song really loud and out of tune. Your story was the main story on our Australian online Ninemsn news home page today. God bless you

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  4. hilarious. What are great parents you must be.

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  5. What an awesome way to start each day! Hopefully you've inspired other parents to get out and give their kids a memorable send off every day. Thank you for blogging it, I really enjoyed all the photos!

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  6. What a fantastic Dad, you have given your son a precious gift. This gift has a trickle down effect for the kids on the bus, your community, and now the world. Thank you for being a wacky inspiration! I loved looking at the photos and quotes.

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  7. I absolutely love the idea Dale had was to encourage everyone to smile every morning. To many people go through life forgetting to smile and just laugh and live in the moment.

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  8. You must be a great Dad and your son is the luckiest to have you!!

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  9. I wish I had a father like you, that is just amazing!!!

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  10. Your morning wave was hilarious. I am sure it brought hundreds of smiles daily. I loved looking thru all the pictures.

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  11. This is beyond fabulous! What a cool dad, a cool kid, a cool mom, other cool kids in the family, other cool kids on the bus, the coolness just goes on and on! And this is what it's all about, folks.. sharing the awesome coolness that is Love. Thank you for sharing yourselves!
    Peace and Love,
    Elle

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  12. Thank you for sharing your morning routine with the rest of the world Sir! I laughed so hard, I cried. What an absolutely wonderful way to leave an impression on your child, as well as the rest of your community. They will surely remember what all you did, each morning, to see your son off to school. It is so much fun to do silly things to get a reaction out of our kids, so don't be surprised, when other parents out there take a lead from you and do something outlandish, too, in the future, to see their children off to school. I know, down the line, I will be reminded of you and will tell your story to those that never read about this. Rain, for sure, will always remember, and who knows, maybe do the same to his child when he or she is older. Teens are usually so hard to make smile over silly stuff. Just think of some of the dinner conversations that took place around that town. Ah, to be a fly on the wall.....

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  13. I laughed and cried. I was truly touched by the vivid, visual way you have chosen to show your love for your son and family. Thank you for sharing!

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  14. hey, I'm from germany.
    They spoke about u in the radio today.
    that is how I found this blog.
    really enjoyed it!!
    greetings from germany, fini

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  15. I commend you on your dedication to making a great start to your son's day. And for your courage, because lets face it, anyone who can rock a white wedding dress AND an Ariel costume in front of a bunch of hormonal teens deserves recognition. I enjoyed the pics and you are truly an inspiration. I hope your kids realize how great you guys truly are!

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