2

Tough Little Boys

Image

Today is Dustin’s birthday. Today he is my grandson’s father, my daughter’s husband, my one and only son-in-law. “Yesterday” he was a cute little boy in our small town.

Time flies. Life changes. People you knew of, become people you love. That is you Dustin.

Although you have always been a gentle soul, the following words seem to fit this sweet picture (taken by your wife) of you and little Leon. (Apologies to Gary Allan for slightly changing a few gender words in the last  two verses.)

Happy Birthday Dustin.

Well I never once
Backed down from a punch
Well I’d take it square on the chin
Well I found out fast
A bully’s just that
You’ve got to stand up to him
So I didn’t cry when I got a black eye
As bad as it hurt, I just grinned
But when tough little boys grow up to be dads
They turn into big babies again.

Scared me to death
When you took your first steps
And I’d fall everytime you fell down
Your first day of school, I cried like a fool
And I followed your school bus to town
Well I didn’t cry, when Old Yeller died
At least not in front of my friends
But when tough little boys grow up to be dads
They turn into big babies againWell I’m a grown man

And as strong as I am
Sometimes its hard to believe
That my little son, not even one
Could totally terrify me
If you were to ask
My wife would just laugh
She’d say “I know all about men
How when tough little boys grow up to be dads
They turn into big babies again

Well I know one day, you’ll move you away
And I’m gonna stand there and smile
But when I’m home, and I’m all alone
Well, I’ll sit in your room for a while
Well I didn’t cry when Old Yeller died
At least not in front of my friends
But when tough little boys grow up to be dads
They turn into big babies again
When tough little boys grow up to be dads
They turn into big babies again.

Advertisements
0

Baseball

Image

I arrived at my daughter and son in law’s home last night. The nursery is all ready to welcome little baby boy Moen! And baseball is the theme.

Daddy Dustin loves baseball and I’m pretty sure baby boy will readily join the excitement of each season, along with dad, uncles and grandpas!

I saw this post on funnykids.com and thought you baseball fans would enjoy it.

Not long after the close of the World Series, Christopher, 7, was still eating and breathing baseball.

One night his father, Dave, wanted to see how his son would do reading the “Good News Bible.” Dad was proud as Christopher began, “This is a list of the ancestors of Jesus Christ, a des… des…”

Christopher stumbled as he tried to pronounce “descendant” – a real tongue twister for a 7-year-old.

Finally he proudly blurted out “des… designated hitter!”