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Sunday, June 15, 2014

I Called Him Daddy

I called him Daddy.
He called me Baby.

We weren't rich
But, he worked hard
and provided for all of us

The only guy in a house full of girls

He never wore suits
just work clothes, shoes or boots. 
Except for my wedding day - 
the day he gave me away.

But, he didn't give me away -
not really.
Because he was always my daddy
and I was always his baby,
until the day he passed away.

Happy Father's Day, Daddy
I miss you so much
- today and always -


  1. janet, this is absolutely beautiful, and the photos enhance the words.

  2. Such a special tribute to your dad!! My husband has all girls too. :)

    1. Thanks, Charlotte. Your husband was lucky, too o:)

  3. I was my daddy's baby too, Janet. I know what a special relationship that is. This is a beautiful tribute to your dad. I really enjoyed reading it, thank you for sharing.

    1. Thank you, I got a little misty eyed writing it . . . and remembering.

  4. What sweet memories. Adorable photos too. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Janet -- I too got a little misty eyed reading your portrait of your father. I relate -- my father was always there for me -- barbara

    1. Hi Barbara. Thank you for your comment.

  6. Debbie Woods WomackJune 19, 2017 at 12:10 AM

    loved uncle lonnie he was funny he'd call and say I'm still here in this bird cage talking about his apt.when he drove he'd visit or we would go visit him...miss him...

    1. Hi, Debbie. Thanks for commenting. He talked often of you and your sisters.


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