Dad 60 Things (60 items)

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  • Running over trash cans in Tuscawilla with the lunch truck on purpose
  • You letting us jump on the couch to Van Halen"JUMP"
  • Recording every episode of Pee Wee's Playhouse for us
  • Reading Uncle Wiggely to us and stopping for us to fill in the blank of the characters name
  • Listening to Harry Belefonte
  • Always bringing home the best toys from Toys"R"us
  • You having post it notes all over your truck with lists of things we wanted from garage sales
  • Missing you driving me to work in the morning at Cavallari's
  • Supporting our dance videos
  • Still til this day when I see a VW van or anything similar I hear in your voice"The Libyans,the Libyans "
  • Playing hot lava and jumping from one orange velvet pillow to another
  • Letting us get a dog "Whitey"
  • Pretending to fall into a customers pool
  • Taking us to the drive ins...Beetlejuice...closed my eyes most of the movie
  • Taking care of Mugsy and Trix
  • Being able to fix anything but a broken heart.
  • Teaching us we can do anything we put our minds to.
  • Secretly videotaping us jumping on the beds
  • Having conversations on the phone and you talking about House like he's a real doctor.I love that about you.
  • You taught me how to stick up for myself
  • You weren't mad at me for having an Elvis wedding....you just wanted me to be happy
  • Sharing your recipes with me over messages on facebook
  • You will always be my hero,stronger than you'll ever know
  • Drinking hot cocoa under our table at Englishtown while you set up
  • Digging flowers out of the dumpster behind the florist in Jersey. This may have been the start of my career.
  • Picking me up in a freaking limo at Missy's & taking us to get italian ices.
  • Walking me down the aisle.
  • Dumpster diving for blinds to sell at English town.
  • Slug hunting.
  • Teaching me how to ride my bike & drive. Crucial life lessons.
  • Dancing to Springsteen, Belafonte, & so many other bands that I'm still into today.
  • Riding around the block a million times on my powerwheels motorcycle.
  • Hanging with us kids instead of the adults.
  • Camping at Big Timber Lake
  • Pachinko & pinball machine. No other kid had these. Best. Childhood. Ever.
  • Wildwood. Oh yeah, and Cori peeing in the phone booth
  • Pla
  • When we went & cut down a fresh christmas tree & bobby broke out in hives from his wrist to his shoulder.
  • Free movies on Saturday mornings. "Batteries not Included"
  • Working with you on the Roach Coach & as my pay, you'd take me to Pic-n-Save to pick out something.
  • Cranking Springsteen or The Stones, busting out your harmonica & microphone.
  • Making me a die hard Springsteen fan
  • Watching you curse while watching COPS
  • Getting to have so many
  • Always sticking up for me even when your daughter slaps the living hell out of the neighbor
  • Grew up to be cheap and save...dumpster dive,thrift stores,other people's garbage
  • Making up your own acronyms(AYCE)All You Can Eat
  • Lately I've been catching myself snorting while laughing...yeah I get that from you
  • You secretly leaving change around the house knowing I'd pick it up
  • Working an entire summer for my first guitar
  • Teaching us you'll never appreciate anything you don't work to achieve
  • Getting to play baseball together for so many years
  • Collecting autographs together -- including stalking Sammy Sosa like crazy people
  • Sneaking in to Disney Wide World of Sports and almost getting busted because of your phone clipping the fabric rails and almost pulling over the whole crowd control lines.
  • You'd always lie with us when we were sick. Even if it meant you'd be barfing two days later :)
  • Twistee Treat
  • Building us the raddest playhouse. With hearts cut out on the windows & it even had a deck on top!
  • You & Mom together are the greatest parents a kid could ask for.
  • The first cool dad to have a food truck before 2012
  • Going to garage sales on Fridays when mom thought we were working